Category: Politics

ANDP Presented Ineligible Candidate During 2019 Bayelsa Governorship Election –INEC

Sahara INEC Chair Mahmood Yakubu (centre) with National Commissioners, Mrs May Agbamuche-Mbu (left) and Barrister Festus Okoye (right) The Independent National Electoral Commission has faulted the ruling by the Bayelsa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal nullifying the November 16, 2019 governorship election in the state. The tribunal nullified the election based on a petition by […]

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Man Arraigned In Court For Destroying Governor Akeredolu's Campaign Vehicle

Sahara Rotimi Akeredolu Jimoh Jubril, a middle-age man was on Monday arraigned before a magistrate court in Akure, Ondo State, for allegedly destroying Governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s campaign vehicle.  Jubril, an indigene of Owo and Akeredolu’s kinsman, was arrested by the police during an unrest in the town in which a vehicle branded with Governor Akeredolu’s […]

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Everything I Said Is Truth, Na'aba Says After Grilling By DSS

Sahara A former Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Ghali Umar Na’aba, has said that he stands by his words that the country was turning to a failed state, adding that what he said was the truth considering the insecurity, corruption and bad governance in the country. Na’aba was grilled by operatives of  Department of […]

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Ondo PDP Governorship Candidate, Eyitayo Jegede, Picks Serving Federal Lawmaker As Running Mate

Sahara Eyitayo Jegede, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the October 10, 2020 governorship election in Ondo State, has picked a running mate. Jegede, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, announced Ikengboju Gboluga as his running mate on Monday. The announcement was made in order to meet up with INEC’s deadline for the substitution of […]

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BREAKING: Ex-House Of Reps Speaker, Ghali Umar Na'aba, Released By DSS

Sahara Ghali Umar Na'abba A former Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Ghali Umar Na’aba, has been released by the Department of State Services after questioning on Monday. Na’aba was summoned by the agency over the interview he granted Channels Television on Thursday where he revealed plans by his group to bring about a new […]

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Mailafia Released After Second Interrogation By DSS

Sahara Obadiah Mailafia The Department of State Services has released a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Obadiah Mailafia, after he honoured the second invitation of the agency on Monday. Mailafia is being questioned over his comment on the state of insecurity in Kaduna State. The former CBN Deputy Governor had said […]

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BREAKING: President Buhari Meets Sacked APC Chairman, Oshiomhole, In Aso Villa

Sahara File Photo: Buhari and Oshiomhole President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. SaharaReporters gathered that Oshiomhole, who wore his trademark brown safari suit, arrived the Villa at about 2:50pm. File Photo: Buhari and Oshiomhole The National Executive Committee of […]

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CAMA: Abide By Rule Or Create Your Country, Presidency Replies Oyedepo

Sahara An aide to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, has berated the presiding bishop of Living Faith Church Worldwide, David Oyedepo, for kicking against the Company and Allied Matters Acts in churches. Oyedepo, while speaking in his church on Sunday, described as illegal the power given to a minister to remove a […]

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IPOB Issues Death Threats Against Nigerian Journalist, Nwabufo, After AFP Interview

Sahara Fredrick Nwabufo Fredrick Nwabufo, a Nigerian journalist and columnist, has come under fresh threats from members of the Indigenous People of Biafra. The columnist first had a brush with the proscribed group in June 2019 when he wrote an article asking the South-East to cooperate with Miyetti Allah on security. Fredrick Nwabufo Irked by […]

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I've instructed My Lawyers To Appeal Tribunal Ruling –Bayelsa Governor, Diri

Sahara Bayelsa State governor, Senator Douye Diri, has said that he will appeal Monday’s ruling of the state election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja and has instructed his lawyers to challenge the decision. Governor Diri, who spoke shortly after the tribunal ruled that the Independent National Electoral Commission wrongly excluded the Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party […]

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