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[EXCLUSIVE] VIDEO: Watch Voting and Counting at Controversial Governors’ Forum Election

We now bring you an amateur footage of the May 24 Nigeria Governors’ Forum election during which Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, was reelected chairman after he defeated his only challenger, Jonah Jang of Plateau State 19 votes to 16. PREMIUM TIMES had exclusively reported that a recording of the voting was done by a […]

Former Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi

EXCLUSIVE: Rotimi Amaechi talks tough, says, “No one can push me out of PDP”

Embattled Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, on Monday said he has steeled himself enough to resist all the maneuverings by the presidency and the top hierarchy of the Peoples Democratic Party to push him out of the ruling party. The National Working Committee of the party had after an emergency meeting on Monday announced the […]

Update: We don’t care about Nigerians opinions on Amaechi’s suspension – PDP

Nigeria’s ruling party stated this at a press conference. Advertisement

Omar Al-Bashir, Sudan President

Sudan threatens to “forever” shut oil pipeline with South Sudan

The warning indicates the row between the two countries may never go away. Advertisement

Nigerian soldiers, three insurgents killed in clashes in Borno- Military spokesperson

The military did not give the number of soldiers killed. Advertisement

CAC seeks legal powers to remove erring company directors

The Commission wants CAMA amended. Advertisement

Court orders Nigeria Police to reinstate officer dismissed 11 years ago

The court ruled that the officer was wrongly dismissed in 2002. Advertisement

Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed

Governor Ahmed of Kwara calls for reconciliation among Nigerian governors

The Kwara governor wants reconciliation among his colleagues. Advertisement

Ex-Minister Fani-Kayode dumps PDP, joins APC

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has just announced his defection from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party to the yet-to-be-registered All Progressives Congress. In a post on his Facebook post, Mr. Fani-Kayode said he took the decision after he met with Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi earlier today. “I had a meeting with Gov. […]

Jonah Jang

2015 presidential election is cause of Nigeria Governors Forum crisis- Jonah Jang

Jang, despite having lost Friday’s Nigeria Governors Forum elections, has assumed chairmanship role of the forum. Advertisement

PDP faces imminent collapse, says ex-VP Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has called on concerned founding fathers of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to speak up and come together to save the party from imminent troubles capable of leading to avoidable implosion and mortal crisis. In a statement by his Media Office in Abuja, Atiku said he was particularly disturbed by […]

Former Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi

PDP names 11-man committee to investigate Amaechi

The committee is headed by a senior lawyer. Advertisement

Jonathan has failed Nigerians, he should resign- CPC

The CPC gave its assessment of President Jonathan’s half-time performance. Advertisement

PDP Suspension: Amaechi is being witch-hunted, Rivers Government says

The Rivers Commissioner of Information stated this on Monday. Advertisement

Update: Why PDP suspended Governor Amaechi

The PDP said Mr. Amaechi disobeyed the party’s state chapter. Advertisement

Governor Nyako of Adamawa vows to sue Jonathan over funding for State of Emergency

The Adamawa Governor said the president’s action would be illegal if executed. Advertisement

Nigeria to host Special AU Summit on July 15

The AU summit will be held to discuss sustainable plans for the reduction of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in Africa. Advertisement

PDP suspends Nigeria Governors Forum chairman, Rotimi Amaechi

The Peoples Democratic Party has suspended the Rivers State governor, Rotimi Amaechi, from the party. The PDP stated this after an emergency meeting of its National Working Committee on Monday. Mr. Amaechi was recently reelected chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum against the wishes of the PDP and the presidency. Find the communique below. COMMUNIQUE […]

Jonathan justifies emergency rule, military operation in Adamawa, Borno, Yobe

The president said the Federal Government will no longer watch Nigerians get attacked by the Boko Haram. Advertisement

Nasarawa State University

Nigeria Police, Nasarawa Government fail to identify killers of protesting university students three months after

The police said they are waiting for reports from the state government’s commission of inquiry. Advertisement

Pro-Jang governors are childish, petty — Amaechi’s camp

The Rotimi Amaechi’s camp of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, has dismissed their colleagues backing Plateau state’s Governor Jonah Jang as “childish and petty” for creating a parallel forum, led by Mr. Jang, in protest of last Friday’s election that returned Mr. Amaechi as NGF’s chairman. Mr. Amaechi defeated Mr. Jang 19 to 16 to emerge […]

Governors’ Forum Election: Uduaghan admits serving as agent for Jang, Amaechi

Details of the Nigeria Governors Forum election which returned Governor Rotimi Amaechi as winner have continued to emerge with Delta State Governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan, saying he was agent to contestants Jonah Jang and Mr. Amaechi in the poll. Mr. Uduaghan, who is pro-Jang, said as agent for both candidates, he protected the interest of winner […]

Jonathan vows to stop Boko Haram at all cost

The president said current military operation was vital to mop up weapons. Advertisement


Why President Jonathan missed speaking slot at AU — Presidency

President Goodluck Jonathan missed his speaking slot at the ongoing African Union Summit in Addis Ababa because he was attending a smaller meeting on the sidelines of the event, the Special Adviser to the President on Media, Reuben Abati, has said. “Mr. President was attending on the sidelines of the AU event, at the time […]

Jonah Jang says God helped him “defeat” Amaechi

Mr. Jang says he never had the intention to be chairman of the forum. Advertisement