Rochas Okorocha, former Imo State Governor, was arrested on Tuesday in Abuja. Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) operatives picked him at his private office. EFCC Head of Media, Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed the development. The reason is not known yet, but the Senator reportedly failed to honour invitations by theContinue Reading

Former cabinet minister and Liberal Democrat peer Shirley Williams – one of the “Gang of Four” who defected from Labour in the early 1980s – has died aged 90. Baroness Williams of Crosby – whose long parliamentary career began when she was first elected an MP in 1964 – wasContinue Reading

Members of the People’s Democratic Party have accused the Sokoto State, Governor Aminu Tambuwal of igniting crisis among members of the party in the North-West states. They accused him of masterminding crisis in Kaduna, Kano and Jigawa as well as other states of the zone for his interest ahead ofContinue Reading

Former Ekiti Governor Ayo Fayose has conceded the South-West leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde. He made the declaration on Monday during the South-West Zonal Congress at the Women and Children Development Initiative Foundation (WOCDIF), Osogbo, Osun State. Speaking in English and Yoruba, FayoseContinue Reading

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, lamented the annulment of the June 12, 1993, presidential election, presumably won by late philanthropist, Moshood Kashimawo Abiola, blaming the annulment on ‘bad belle’, adding that ‘bad blood’ denied Abiola the top seat. Obasanjo said the annulment robbed Egbaland and Ogun State the rare privilegeContinue Reading