2019: NO ALTERNATIVE TO BUHARI SAYS GOVERNOR ORTOM

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Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said that he has not seen any other alternative to President Muhammadu Buhari for the 2019 presidential election. Ortom said this yesterday in Makurdi while fielding questions from newsmen. “I have not seen an alternative to Buhari for now. I’m committed to my belief that he is the […]

BUHARI , ATIKU AND WHAT COUNTS MOST IN 2019

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Atiku Abubakar It is becoming apparent that Abubakar Atiku’s defection from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, is not good riddance to bad rubbish after all. Governor Nasir El Rufai and a few APC stalwarts had sought to downplay Atiku’s exit as of no consequence – he is a serial contester, they said, and a […]

DON’T EXPECT ANY VOTE IN 2019, LABOUR TELLS DEBTOR GOVERNORS

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Following a recent 30-man committee set up by the Federal Government, to review the minimum wage so as to reflect the current economic realities, workers are now blowing hot. Organised Labour said in Lagos, yesterday, that the any governor who owes workers’ salaries shoud not expect their votes in 2019. They promised to scrutinise those […]

2019: PRESSURE MOUNTS ON KWANKWASO TO LEAVE APC

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There is mounting pressure from some PDP bigwigs on former governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso to dump the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and re-join them, credible sources in Abuja and Kano told Daily Trust yesterday. The renewed call on Kwankwaso to go back to the PDP heightened few days after former Vice President Atiku Abubakar […]

SENATOR MASUD DOGOWA: BUHARI SHOULD GO HOME AND REST AFTER HIS FIRST TERM

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Senator Mas’ud El-Jibrin Dogowa, first elected Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Kano State, has told President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election in 2019. Speaking in an interview with the Sun on Sunday, Dogowa said the inability of the president to tackle security and economic challenges facing the country, is due to […]

2019: NORTHERNERS PLOT AGAINST BUHARI

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2019: North plots against Buhari The Sun News / Uche Atuma / 1 hour ago By KENNY ASHAKA As the debate on whether or not President Muhammadu Buhari should seek re-election in 2019 continues, indications have emerged that some northern political heavyweights are plotting to stop him by all legitimate means.  Although the All Progressives Congress, APC, led by Chief John […]

2019: TINUBU, ATIKU HAVE ABANDONED FATIGUED BUHARI SAYS SULE LAMIDO

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Former Governor of Jigawa State and contender for the Peoples Democratic Party’s sole ticket for the 2019 Presidential election, Sule Lamido has declared that President Muhammadu Buhari has been dumped by ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar and former Lagos State Governor, Ahmed Bola Tinubu. According to him, PDP was not afraid of Buhari, who is now […]

EBONYI GOVERNOR SAYS HE WANTS BUHARI TO CONTEST SECOND TERM

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David Umahi, Ebonyi state governor, wants President Muhammadu Buhari to re-contest in 2019. Umahi, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governor, said he would also wish to go for a second term. He said this on Thursday while addressing state house correspondents after a meeting with Buhari. “Any first term governor would want to go for […]