Okorocha reveals when Saraki, others planed defection to PDP

Rochas Okorocha, Governor of Imo State, on Thursday disclosed that those who defected from the All Progressives Congress, APC, planned their defection two years ago. Okorocha, who is the Chairman of APC’s Governors’ Forum made the disclosure while interacting with journalists at the Government House, Owerri, the state capital. Recall …

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EFCC releases former DSS DG

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released the former Director-General of the Department of State Security (DSS), Ita Ekpeyong. DAILY POST reports that Ekpeyong was arrested on Thursday afternoon, following a raid of his Abuja home by anti-graft detectives. He was moved to the EFCC headquarters in Abuja …

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2019: National Assembly ends break, to reconvenes Tuesday

The National Assembly has decided to cut short its recess. It will reconvene on Tuesday, August 14. The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yussuff Lasun spoke to newsmen on Thursday evening. According to him, “the agenda will primarily be the presidential budget request to fund INEC’s operations …

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Jega, INEC blow hot on fake election results

Prof. Attahiru Jega, former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has charged the Federal Government to proffer stiffer laws against declaration of fake election results. Jega made the call on Wednesday in Abuja at an international conference with “Democracy and Disinformation: How Fake News Threatens our Freedom and Democracy in …

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How Kwankwaso reacted to Daura’s removal as DSS DG

Former Governor of Kano, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has hailed the sack of Lawal Daura, former Director General of the Department of State Services (DSS) Daura was fired over the Tuesday’s siege at the National Assembly. The presidency has since replaced him with Matthew Seiyefa, the most senior director in the agency. …

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IPOB attacks Biafra Zionists over Ohanaeze meeting

The indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has vowed that there was no going back in its push to liberate the people of the region from Nigeria. The IPOB was responding to the claim by the Biafra Zionists Federation, BZF, who had frowned over the on-going peace meeting between the Ohanaeze …

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NASS siege: Orji Kalu speaks on those behind DSS action

A former Governor of Abia State and chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr. Orji Uzo Kalu has given his own interpretation to the invasion of the National Assembly by men of the Department of State Services, DSS. The former governor said that incident was the activity of …

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NASS siege: Police break silence on involvement

The Nigeria Police Force has denied involvement in the siege at the National Assembly (NASS) complex. Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) on Tuesday blocked the entrance of the NASS complex preventing lawmakers and staff access to the complex. A statement by the Force Spokesman, acting DCP Jimoh …

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Six APC lawmakers set to join PDP

Six pro-Kwankwasiyya All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmakers in the Kano State House of Assembly are expected to defect to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), following the resignation of the Kano State Deputy Governor, Prof. Hafiz Abubakar. A former special adviser attached to the Deputy Governor’s Office at the state Government …

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National Assembly siege a major breach – Falae blasts DSS

Chief Olu Falae, National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) has condemned Tuesday’s invasion of the National Assembly by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS). In a statement issued by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Alfa Mohammed, on Tuesday in Abuja, Falae said the action breached the …

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