Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Gov Dickson Receives 1,000 APC Defectors In Bayelsa.

Bayelsa state governor Seriake Dickson at weekend received about 1, 000 youths from the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Southern Ijaw local government area into the fold of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Speaking at the event, the governor said the future of the state and the Ijaw nation was in their hands and challenged them to stand firm and defend their votes.  Governor Dickson said that anyone who loved the Ijaw nation would not have anything to do with the APC and congratulated them for dumping it for the PDP.

Buhari Needs Budgetary Provision For N5,000 Stipend – Omoworare

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Rules and Business, Senator Babajide Omoworare, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari needs budgetary provision to implement the proposed N5,000 stipend for each youth nationwide.
A statement by the media aide to Omoworare, Mr. Tunde Dairo, on Monday, quoted the representative of Osun-East senatorial district, as blaming the PDP senate caucus for calling for the immediate implementation of the N5,000 palliative for unemployed youths in the country.
The statement said, “The call by the PDP for an immediate implementation of the N5,000 unemployment palliative by the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government is a call to impunity.

Ambode Full Of Excuses, Cannot Solve Lagos Gridlock, Robberies – The Economist

London-based weekly magazine, The Economist, has given a damning verdict on the administration of Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode.
It said Ambode lacked the solution to the traffic congestion and robberies plaguing the state.
The magazine noted that rather than build on the successes of his predecessor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), Ambode had continued to fail at his job. It added that the only thing Ambode had been able to do was make excuses for his shortcomings.

Akure To Produce Next Ondo Governor – Deji Of Akure

The Deji of Akure, Oba Aladelusi Aladetoyinbo has said the next governor of Ondo State either from the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, or the All Progressives Congress, APC, must emerge from Akure.

The monarch who made the call barely one year to the governorship poll in the state warned that any party that failed to pick an indigene of Akure would not be voted for by the entire people of the Akure division which according to him comprise Akure-South, Akure-North, Ifedore and Idanre local government areas.

Don’t Sell Your Voter Cards To PDP Agents – Audu Tells Electorates.

Prince Abubakar Audu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the November 21 gubernatorial election, on Monday charged electorate not to sell their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs).
Audu, former Governor of Kogi, gave the charge during his campaign at Ceremonial Square, Okpo, Headquarter of Olamaboro Local Government Area.
The former governor told the people of the state that the time had come for them to join the Change train.

Stop Impunity, You Need Peace To Govern, PDP Tells Buhari

ABUJA- NATIONAL leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Tuesday said that the All Progressives Congress, APC led government has come clearly with what it termed, police state policy.

Speaking Tuesday at the PDP National Secretariat when he received briefing from the Taraba state Governor, Ishaku Darius on the recent election tribunal verdict that nullified his status as governor of the state, PDP Acting National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus said that for the love for peace, the PDP failed to challenge the 2015 Presidential election.

What Jonathan Told US Presidential Precinct Board

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, who arrived the United States of America, yesterday, as a guest of the Presidential Precinct, Challotsville Virginia, has assured the international community that African leaders are displaying more commitment to democracy and good governance, as a means of engendering sustainable development and improving the lives of the people.
Jonathan who arrived the institute accompanied by a delegation from the Nigerian Embassy in Washington, also advocated the readiness of Nigeria and Africa for the sustenance of democratic principles, peace and people-oriented governance.

PDP Apologises To North For Fielding Jonathan.

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has apologised to Northern leaders for not giving the region the party's presidential ticket in the March/April 2015 general elections.
The party also apologised to all Nigerians whom it stepped on their toes during its 16 years of governance at the federal level, saying it is repositioning to bounce back in 2019 and deliver dividends of democracy to the people.

Justice Eze Ozobu Denounces Radio Biafra And Nnamdi Kanu, IMC Seeks Release Of Protesters

The presumed founder of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Retired Justice Eze Ozobu has denounced the hate speeches and incitement to aggression as being portrayed by persons under the guise of Radio Biafra.
Speaking with Rev Obinna Akukwe, Director General of Igbo Mandate Congress (IMC) who sought his views as part of the group’s ongoing consultations with Igbo leaders on how to put an end to hate speeches characterizing the new face of Radio Biafra, Justice Eze Ozobu said that he doesn’t even know the person called Nnamdi Kanu.