The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, who announced his defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday cited provocation, ridicule and persecution as reasons for his decision.
President Muhammadu Buhari was Tuesday in Lome elected the new chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, Tuesday said the purported impeachment notice served on the Governor of Benue State, Mr. Samuel Ortom, by eight members of the state House of Assembly “cannot pass the smell test under the constitution”.
A House of Representatives member, Rep. Abdulrazak Atunwa, who with 36 others defected from All Progressive Congress (APC) on Tuesday, said more members would leave the party in the coming weeks.