Ex-Rivers electoral chief, supporters defect to PDP

Former Chairman of Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission (RSIEC), Ama-Opusenibo Sam Sam Jaja, has defected from All Progressives  Congress (APC) to Peoples Democratic  Party (PDP). Jaja, a kinsman to PDP governorship candidate, Siminialayi Fubara, defected with his  supporters. At a…

Senator Magnus Abe joins SDP after APC exit

The former lawmaker representing Rivers South-East senatorial district, Magnus Abe, has joined the Social Democratic Party (SDP). Senator Abe, a former member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), had last week announced his non-involvement in the activities of the APC…

Abdullahi, Abaribe resign as Senate Majority, Minority leaders

Senators Yahaya Abdullahi and Enyinnaya Abaribe have formally resigned as Majority and Minority Leaders of the Senate respectively. Senate President Ahmad Lawan read their respective resignation letters at the resumption of plenary. The two principal officers resigned following their defection…

Exclusive: ntel CEO, Ernest Akinola, resigns

Thisislagos.ng can confirm that Ernest Akinola, CEO of ntel has resigned. His resignation, at the tail end of April 2019, extends the game of musical chairs at the struggling telecom company. Akinola joined ntel in October 2017 following the shock…

Defection: APC Reps to determine Dogara’s fate on resumption (Punch)

The All Progressives Congress Caucus in the House of Representatives has said it will take a decision on the defection of the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, when the National Assembly resumes. A leader of the APC caucus, Mr. Abdulrazak Namdas, gave…

Former governor Uduaghan formally joins APC, gives reasons

Emmanuel Ewetan Uduaghan, the immediate past governor of Delta State, has formally announced his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Uduaghan, a founding member of the PDP and Delta South Senate aspirant…

PDP in shock at Uduaghan’s exit, APC excited (Vanguard)

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has bounced back to reckoning in Delta State with the newest resolution of the former governor of the state, Emmanuel Uduaghan, to pitch tent with the party, an earth-shattering political judgment that has paradoxically sent…

Imposing Emmanuel Udom on Akwa Ibom people my worst life mistake –Akpabio (Punch)

Godswill Akpabio, former Senate minority leader and ex-governor of Akwa-Ibom has expressed regret for “imposing” Udom Emmanuel on the people of Akwa-Ibom state as governor. Apologising before a crowd at Ikot Ekpene Plaza on Sunday, Akpabio said Emmanuel was the…

Anxiety in Edo Assembly over hint of defections

The wave of defections rocking Nigeria’s political clime may soon hit Edo State as no fewer than eight lawmakers of the All Progressives Congress, APC,  in the state House of Assembly may have concluded plans to defect to other political…

Akpabio to become ‘saint’ after defecting to APC – Dele Momodu

Dele Momodu, the publisher of the Ovation Magazine and former presidential aspirant, has said that Godswill Akpabio, the former governor of Akwa Ibom State, would become a ‘saint’ after joining the All Progressives Congress (APC). Momodu, while reacting to Akpabio’s…

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