Tag: opposition

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AzeezDecember 20, 2017

This statement shows the PDP is still not interested in being a responsible opposition

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the Federal Government is building more prisons to lock up its members ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 18, 2017

“I am not Buhari’s enemy, criticism is good for democracy” – Fayose

The governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose has said President Muhammadu Buhari criticism by him or any other person, are acts to strengthen democracy and, ...

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AzeezSeptember 9, 2017

Ghosts voted for the opposition | South African President Zuma says

South President Jacob Zuma has said his party, the African National Congress (ANC) lost the elections in the Western Cape ...

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EditorJuly 14, 2017

“The Judiciary has saved Nigeria’s Democracy” | Insiders speak on Makarfi’s Supreme Court victory

The Supreme Court on Wednesday declared Senator Ahmed Makarfi led National Caretaker Committee as the authentic leader of the PDP, ...

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ToluMay 1, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Saraki shuts down claims he betrayed the APC with a perfect analogy

“No, you can’t put that blame on me” was essentially the message Senate President Bukola Saraki was trying to pass ...

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ToluFebruary 10, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: How South African lawmakers denounced President Zuma as “rotten to the core” (WATCH)

We’ve had more than a fair share of brawls in Nigeria’s National Assembly in the past but we are yet ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 15, 2017

Opposition plotting against me – Peter Obi

A former Governor of Anambra, Peter Obi has accused detractors of plotting to pit him against President Muhammadu Buhari. In ...

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AzeezJanuary 5, 2017

APC plotting to kick me out of office – Fayose

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose on Wednesday accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of trying to remove him from office ...

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AzeezSeptember 7, 2016

APC to Fayose: You lied! Many of our members have been harassed

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State on Tuesday said Governor Ayodele Fayose’s claim that no member of the ...

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AzeezAugust 31, 2016

Gov. Dickson ‘orders arrest’ of opposition loyalist over Facebook comments

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson on Wednesday allegedly ordered the arrest of a loyalist of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Jonah ...

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AzeezAugust 18, 2016

APC desperate to kill opposition parties – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) does not want opposition and as such, ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 11, 2016

Sheriff, Makarfi, PDP governors may clash over reopening of party office

Even though reconcilatory moves are reportedly being made by the warring factions of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the Ali ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 22, 2016

How Fayose, Obanikoro’s sons diverted $15bn – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) claims to have found a connection between the Governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose and ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 10, 2016

China loan stunt: DSS to (possibly) arrest 5 of Fayose’s aides

Spokesperson to Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state, Lere Olayinka has dared the Department of State Services (DSS) to arrest ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 10, 2016

Fayose’s mouthpiece makes some serious allegations

Spokesperson to Ayodele Fayose, Governor of Ekiti state, Lere Olayinka has made some pretty bold allegations against the Attorney General ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 3, 2016

Nigeria is going through her worst moment under Buhari – PDP

As the rate of militancy increases in the Niger Delta, the Ogun state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, on ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 24, 2016

Saraki’s detained aide finally released by DSS

An aide to the Bukola Saraki, the Senate President has been released from the custody of the Department of State ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 24, 2016

‘PDP suffers from electoral defeat syndrome’ | ‘APC is divided’ – Okupe, the analyst

Former Special Adviser to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, on Monday, said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is going through ...

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Dele BenjaminApril 22, 2016

‘We can’t form an opposition within the same government, same party’ – Dogara

Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said the National Assembly is supposed to be in collaboration ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 20, 2016

Opposition lawmakers release tear gas canisters inside Kosovo’s Parliament (WATCH)

Opposition lawmakers in Kosovo, on Friday, released multiple canisters of tear gas in the chamber of the country’s Parliament. The ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 19, 2016

Buhari’s main opposition is ‘corruption’, not PDP – SGF

Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, says the main opposition to the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is ...

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Janeth JJanuary 7, 2016

5 arrested while planning attack on Jonathan’s house in Bayelsa

Bayelsa state police has apprehended five people for plotting to attack the house of former President Goodluck Jonathan in Yenagoa. The suspects- Asupha Emeka, ...

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Op-Ed EditorJanuary 6, 2016

Opinion: Nigeria needs an opposition party, not PDP

There is a vacancy form for opposition that the remnant PDP is finding extremely difficult to fill. Just like the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 13, 2015

There’s still a party called PDP, but ‘we are the past’ – Olisa Metuh

Olisa Metuh, National Publicity Secretary of the responsible and mature opposition party, was recently interviewed by Vanguard. During the sit-down, the Peoples ...

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Janeth JAugust 6, 2015

Akpabio and 48 more PDP senators declare support for Buhari

Contrary to acting as an opposition party, 49 ‎Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senators have declared their support for President Muhammadu Buhari. While ...

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Isime EseneFebruary 7, 2015

Exclusive: Buhari reacts to rumours of election postponement

by Isi Esene The Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) has reacted to speculations ...

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Op-Ed EditorSeptember 18, 2014

@MichaelOrodare: Is Nigeria’s opposition on the way to the cemetery? (Y! Politico)

by Michael Orodare A friend asked me recently, “are you sure there is going to be an election in 2015?” ...

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August 3, 2014

Reno Omokri: Why President Jonathan does not respond to insults

by Reno Omokri When President Jonathan does not respond to their insults, it does not mean that he is timid. ...

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July 28, 2014

Opinion: I met Lai Mohammed last week, here’s what he told me

by Showunmi Rex In truth, meeting him dispelled so many prejudices I had about the path the Nigerian opposition treads. In ...

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June 26, 2014

Opinion: The opposition APC and its concept of change

by Raymond Inkabi Thus, it appears the APC do not want to merely criticize the entire system, nor itself too, ...

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