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Nigerians Need To Understand Lawmakers’ Roles – Senator Mohammed

Nigerians Need To Understand Lawmakers’ Roles – Senator Mohammed

Mr Nixus! August 18, 2017 0

BY BODE GBADEBO Senator Mustapha Sani Mohammed represents Niger South in the Senate and he is the vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes. In this interview with journalists, he

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Don’t Succumb To Threats Of Intimidation, NLC Tells EFCC

Don’t Succumb To Threats Of Intimidation, NLC Tells EFCC

Mr Nixus! August 18, 2017 0

The Nigeria Labour Congress(NLC) has called on the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) not to succumb to any threat of intimidation. Mr Ayuba Wabba, NLC President said this in statement he signed on

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We Are Ready For 2019 General Election – INEC

We Are Ready For 2019 General Election – INEC

Mr Nixus! August 17, 2017 0

By Chibuzo Ukaibe, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, said it is strategically ready for the 2019 general election. The Chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu stated this during the swearing

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NASS And  Politics Of Buhari’s Absence

NASS And Politics Of Buhari’s Absence

Mr Nixus! August 17, 2017 0

The prolonged absence of President Muhammadu Buhari following his vacation to London has engendered pro and anti-government protests. SOLOMON AYADO writes on the role of the National Assembly. Is it true that the absence

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2019: Ex-PDP Councillors Endorse Wike For Second Term

2019: Ex-PDP Councillors Endorse Wike For Second Term

Mr Nixus! August 16, 2017 0

BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA Over 500 former local government councillors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State, Wednesday endorsed the second term bid of Governor Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike.  

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Finally, Osinbajo Assigns Portfolios To New Ministers

Finally, Osinbajo Assigns Portfolios To New Ministers

Mr Nixus! August 16, 2017 0

By Jonathan Nda-Isaiah  After weeks of uncertainty, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, Wednesday assigned portfolios to the two new ministers. The two new ministers are Stephen Ocheni (Kogi) and Suleiman Hassan (Gombe). Osinbajo’s spokesman, Mr

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Osinbajo Swears In New PermSecs, Charges Them On Anti-graft War

Osinbajo Swears In New PermSecs, Charges Them On Anti-graft War

Mr Nixus! August 16, 2017 0

By Jonathan Nda-Isaiah Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has sworn in 21 new permanent secretaries of the Federal civil service. The brief ceremony held at the council chambers just before the commencement of the Federal Executive

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APC: As Controversy Trails Composition Of Restructuring Committee

APC: As Controversy Trails Composition Of Restructuring Committee

Mr Nixus! August 16, 2017 0

Since the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) inaugurated a think-tank to properly define where the party stands on the contentious issue of restructuring, a lot of people have hammared the party on its position

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Re-7 APC Governors Who May Lose Re-election In 2019

Re-7 APC Governors Who May Lose Re-election In 2019

Mr Nixus! August 16, 2017 0

By Shamsudeen Abubakar Lukman In his recent analysis, the deputy editor of an online publication ‘Daily Nigerian’ Abbas Yunusa has mentioned some APC governors in some the northern states that may likely lose the

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Edo Assembly Impeachments: No Cause For Alarm, State APC Chair Assures

Edo Assembly Impeachments: No Cause For Alarm, State APC Chair Assures

Mr Nixus! August 16, 2017 0

By Michael Oche, Abuja The chairman of the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr Anslem Ojezua, yesterday said there was no cause to be alarmed  over the impeachment and subsequent

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Shehu Sani,  Groups Fighting el-Rufai Over Kaduna’s Bailout Fund – APC Youths

Shehu Sani, Groups Fighting el-Rufai Over Kaduna’s Bailout Fund – APC Youths

Mr Nixus! August 16, 2017 0

BY HENRY TYOHEMBA, Abuja Kaduna Youth Vanguard of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said that Senator Shehu Sani, and  his Akida Group as well as the Kaduna Restoration Group are fighting Governor Nasir

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No Record To Show APC Out-performed Any PDP Govt

No Record To Show APC Out-performed Any PDP Govt

Mr Nixus! August 16, 2017 0

By Chibuzo Ukaibe, Abuja The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday said the All Progressives Congress (APC) has no data driven achievements to show since it assumed office in 2015. The party said there

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APDA: NEC Passes Vote Of Confidence On Mohammed

APDA: NEC Passes Vote Of Confidence On Mohammed

Mr Nixus! August 16, 2017 0

BY TUNDE OGUNTOLA, Abuja Following recent developments in the newly registered Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA), its National Executive Committee (NEC) has passed a vote of confidence on the Mallam Shitu Mohammed-led National Working

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Discontentment In Edo APC May Cause Party Electoral Misfortune – Chieftain

Discontentment In Edo APC May Cause Party Electoral Misfortune – Chieftain

Mr Nixus! August 15, 2017 0

By Patrick Ochoga An All Progressive Congress (APC) Chieftain in Esan Central Local Government Area of Edo State, Comrade Mathew Emiohe, has raised the alarm that the widespread discontentment in the party in state

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Anambra Guber: Obiano Lone Contestant For APGA’s Ticket – Oye

Anambra Guber: Obiano Lone Contestant For APGA’s Ticket – Oye

Mr Nixus! August 15, 2017 0

BY OKECHUKWU OBETA, Awka The governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano is the only contestant in today’s primary being conducted by the Chief Victor Oye- led faction of the All Progressives Grand Alliance

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INEC Receives Recall Petition Against Kano Assembly Member

INEC Receives Recall Petition Against Kano Assembly Member

Mr Nixus! August 15, 2017 0

By Chibuzo Ukaibe, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday disclosed that it has received and acknowledged a petition seeking the recall of Hon Abubakar Galadima Kuki, a member representing Bebeji constituency in

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Bayelsa: Dickson Stirs Hornet’s Nest With Quit Notice To APC

Bayelsa: Dickson Stirs Hornet’s Nest With Quit Notice To APC

Mr Nixus! August 15, 2017 0

Recently Governor, Dickson issued an order directing opposiition APC in Bayelsa State to quit its Secretariat. Osa Okhomina writes on the politics of the quit notice Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has a

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PDP Convention: Dissolution Of South West Excos, Travesty Of Justice – Kashamu

PDP Convention: Dissolution Of South West Excos, Travesty Of Justice – Kashamu

Mr Nixus! August 14, 2017 0

By Chibuzo Ukaibe, Abuja  The senator representing Ogun West, Buruji Kashamu, yesterday said the dissolution of the executive council of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State and Southwest will not work because

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BREAKING: Pandemonium As Edo Assembly Impeaches Speaker

BREAKING: Pandemonium As Edo Assembly Impeaches Speaker

Mr Nixus! August 14, 2017 0

By Patrick Ochoga Members of the Edo State House of Assembly have impeached its speaker, Hon. Justin Okonoboh. Honourable Okonoboh was impeached on Monday by the lawmakers at the Assembly complex in Benin City,

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Senate Outline Priorities For Next 22 Months

Senate Outline Priorities For Next 22 Months

Mr Nixus! August 14, 2017 0

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has outlined the focus of the Senate upon resumption from recess to include passing other aspects of the Petroleum Industry Bill. He said in a statement

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PDP Chieftains Behind Anti-PMB Protests – CTJ

PDP Chieftains Behind Anti-PMB Protests – CTJ

Mr Nixus! August 14, 2017 0

By Michael Oche, Abuja A Civil Society group, the Centre for Truth and Justice (CTJ) has accused top members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), including former Governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Mimiko

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APC UK Restrategises Ahead Of 2019

APC UK Restrategises Ahead Of 2019

Mr Nixus! August 14, 2017 0

By Juliana Agbo, Abuja The members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) United Kingdom Chapter converged recently to proffer strategies on how to move Nigeria forward. The meeting which was the mid-year gathering of

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When Sagay, Oshiomhole, Others Dissected Restructuring Debate

When Sagay, Oshiomhole, Others Dissected Restructuring Debate

Mr Nixus! August 13, 2017 0

Noble Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, former Governor Adams Oshiomhiole, the Chairman Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof Itse Sagay, among others were guest at a recent Annual Lecture in Benin in search of

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2019: APDA And Its Evolving Woes

2019: APDA And Its Evolving Woes

Mr Nixus! August 13, 2017 0

KINGSLEY OPURUM examines the prospects of Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) surviving the raging crisis bedeviling the newly registered party here were widespread speculations that the Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) was floated by

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Anambra Guber: APC Clears All 12 Candidates Ahead Of Primaries

Anambra Guber: APC Clears All 12 Candidates Ahead Of Primaries

Mr Nixus! August 13, 2017 0

By ANDREW ESSIEN, Abuja  Ahead of the Anambra gubernatorial primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) slated for next week Saturday, the party, after screening its candidates, has cleared all the twelve aspirants who

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LG Delegates’ Congress Unites Kogi APC

LG Delegates’ Congress Unites Kogi APC

Mr Nixus! August 13, 2017 0

By Sam Egwu, Lokoja The local government delegate congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) held across the 21 local government areas of Kogi state yesterday was peaceful and has further united the partyas,

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Coalition To Hold Solidarity Walk For PMB Tomorrow

Coalition To Hold Solidarity Walk For PMB Tomorrow

Mr Nixus! August 13, 2017 0

By Tunde Oguntola,Abuja The Conference of Patriotic Nigerians, a coalition of true democrats, will tomorrow hold a solidarity walk in support of the Buhari/Osinbajo led government at the Unity Fountain, Abuja. According to the

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PDP Can’t Be Intimidated, Ready For 2019 – Jonathan

PDP Can’t Be Intimidated, Ready For 2019 – Jonathan

Mr Nixus! August 13, 2017 0

By Chibuzo Ukaibe, Abuja Former President Goodluck Jonathan declared yesterday that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is ready to take over power at the center in 2019, noting that the party cannot be intimidated.

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Kaduna APC Congress: Submission Of Delegates’ List To NWC Unconstitutional – Hunkuyi

Kaduna APC Congress: Submission Of Delegates’ List To NWC Unconstitutional – Hunkuyi

Mr Nixus! August 13, 2017 0

By SOLOMON AYADO, Abuja The Senator representing Kaduna North senatorial district under the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Suleiman Othman Hunkuyi, has faulted the submission of names of delegates to fill

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Intrigues As PDP Holds First Post-crisis Convention

Intrigues As PDP Holds First Post-crisis Convention

Mr Nixus! August 12, 2017 0

After a 14-month legal battle, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will today hold its first convention. CHIBUZO UKAIBE, captures the suspense and subtle crisis of confidence trailing the gathering. Today’s national convention of

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Edo APC Removes State Publicity Secretary

Edo APC Removes State Publicity Secretary

Mr Nixus! August 11, 2017 0

By Patrick Ochoga The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State has removed its State Publicity Secretary, Mr Godwin Erhahon following a vote of no confidence passed on him by the State Executive Committee

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Melaye’s Recall: Court Fixes Sept 11 For Judgment

Melaye’s Recall: Court Fixes Sept 11 For Judgment

Mr Nixus! August 11, 2017 0

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed Sept. 11 to deliver judgment in the suit filed by Sen. Dino Melaye (APC- Kogi), challenging his planned recall by some voters in his constituency. Justice Nnamdi

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Resuscitating The Local Government System

Resuscitating The Local Government System

Mr Nixus! August 11, 2017 0

One of the items that was voted for by the National Assembly in the ongoing constitutional review is the amendment seeking to grant local government financial autonomy. KAUTHAR ANUMBA-KHALEEL writes on the prospects of

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INEC Removes 190 Non-Nigerians From Voters Register

INEC Removes 190 Non-Nigerians From Voters Register

Mr Nixus! August 10, 2017 0

***Begins CVR At Registration Areas In Anambra State By Chibuzo Ukaibe,   The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has ordered the removal of 190 non-Nigerians from the Register of voters’. In a related development the

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Ibori In PDP’s Convention Committee

Ibori In PDP’s Convention Committee

Mr Nixus! August 10, 2017 0

***Makarfi’s NCC Must Not Exceed Three Months, Clarke Warns *** Warns Party Not To Allow Govs Impose Candidates, Handle Logistics By Chibuzo Ukaibe, Former governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori was listed as

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Anambra Guber: PDP Screens Ifeanyi Ubah, Oduah, Others

Anambra Guber: PDP Screens Ifeanyi Ubah, Oduah, Others

Mr Nixus! August 10, 2017 0

****Rebukes Aspirants’ Over Late Arrival By Chibuzo Ukaibe, There was drama at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national secretariat yesterday as the chairman of the Anambra State screening committee and former Minister of Police

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Obaseki Canvases For More Voting Centers In Edo

Obaseki Canvases For More Voting Centers In Edo

Mr Nixus! August 10, 2017 0

By: Patrick Ochoga,   The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has made a case for the creation of more voting centres in the state to decongest existing centres in the state. Obaseki

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PDP Convention: Makarfi’s NCC Must Not Exceed Three Months, Clarke Warns

PDP Convention: Makarfi’s NCC Must Not Exceed Three Months, Clarke Warns

Mr Nixus! August 10, 2017 0

*** Warns Party Not To Allow Govs Impose Candidates, Handle Logistics By Chibuzo Ukaibe,  Ahead of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) non elective national convention, elder statesman and former federal commissioner for information, Chief

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Constitution Review: As LG Autonomy Debate Shifts To States

Constitution Review: As LG Autonomy Debate Shifts To States

Mr Nixus! August 10, 2017 0

One of the items that was voted for by the national assembly in the ongoing constitution review is the amendment seeking to grant local governments financial autonomy. KAUTHAR ANUMBA-KHALEEL writes on the prospects of

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Anambra Guber: How Candidates Will Emerge

Anambra Guber: How Candidates Will Emerge

Mr Nixus! August 10, 2017 0

As political parties fix dates for their primaries to select their candidates for the forthcoming Anambra state governorship election slated to hold on November 18, OKECHUKWU OBETA examines the chances of the multitude of

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Kenya Election 2017: Raila Odinga Says Election Systems Hacked

Kenya Election 2017: Raila Odinga Says Election Systems Hacked

Mr Nixus! August 9, 2017 0

By David Abakpa Kenya opposition presidential candidate Raila Odinga has said the electoral commission’s IT system has been hacked to manipulate the election results. He rejected early results from Tuesday’s vote indicating a strong

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Kenyans Vote: Kenyatta Says Will Accept Result

Kenyans Vote: Kenyatta Says Will Accept Result

Mr Nixus! August 9, 2017 0

Kenyans queued in large numbers to vote yesterday in an electoral showdown between the country’s foremost political dynasties, as the two sides traded barbs about the fairness of the ballot. Shrouded in fears of

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Wike, APC In War Of Words Over Bad Governance

Wike, APC In War Of Words Over Bad Governance

Mr Nixus! August 9, 2017 0

BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, Port Harcourt Rivers State governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike and the All Progressives Congress (APC) are accusing each other of destroying democracy and good governance in the country. While Wike is

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ABC Nwosu Emerges Caretaker C’ttee Chairman Of Anambra PDP

ABC Nwosu Emerges Caretaker C’ttee Chairman Of Anambra PDP

Mr Nixus! August 9, 2017 0

By Chibuzo Ukaibe, Abuja Ahead of governorship election in Anambra State, the former minister of Health, Prof ABC Nwosu, has emerged the chairman of the caretaker committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in

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PDP Woos Obasanjo, Atiku, Saraki, Kwankwaso, Others

PDP Woos Obasanjo, Atiku, Saraki, Kwankwaso, Others

Mr Nixus! August 9, 2017 0

By Chibuzo Ukaibe, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) vowed yesterday that it will ensure the return of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Senate President Bukola Saraki and all those

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As Kalu, Shettima Move To End Igbo Quit Notice Bickering

As Kalu, Shettima Move To End Igbo Quit Notice Bickering

Mr Nixus! August 8, 2017 0

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) recently insisted that the October 1 quit notice issued to Igbo people living in the north has not been withdrawn, but there are new narratives to the imbroglio,

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Wike Submits List Of Commissioner Nominees To Rivers Assembly

Wike Submits List Of Commissioner Nominees To Rivers Assembly

Mr Nixus! August 8, 2017 0

BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, Port Harcourt – Rivers State governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike yesterday submitted a list of 13 commissioner-nominees to the State House of Assembly, for possible screening and confirmation. The submission of

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Anxiety As Oyegun Sets To Dissolve Kogi APC Exco

Anxiety As Oyegun Sets To Dissolve Kogi APC Exco

Mr Nixus! August 8, 2017 0

BY BODE GBADEBO, Abuja – Barring last-minute change of plan, the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, is set to dissolve the State Executive Committee of the party in

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Bayelsa: APC Members Protest Expulsion Of Party Chairman, 2 Others

Bayelsa: APC Members Protest Expulsion Of Party Chairman, 2 Others

Mr Nixus! August 8, 2017 0

By Osa Okhomina,Yenagoa There was pandemonium in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital following the angry protest by members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) against the decision by the National Working Committee (NWC) to

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South West PDP To Sanction Kashamu Over Anti-party Activities

South West PDP To Sanction Kashamu Over Anti-party Activities

Mr Nixus! August 8, 2017 0

By Adebayo Waheed, Ibadan The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), South West zone, yesterday, said it has set-up a disciplinary committee to sanction Senator Buruji Kashamu representing Ogun East, Senator over alleged anti-party activities. The

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