Politics

Udom does not have our mandate for a second term

one of the most erudite legislators to grace the House of Representatives was in his time the Dean of the Initiatives, the group of intellectually minded men who set the discourse for the Yomi Bankole House of Representatives. His return to the House was derailed after inauguration on account of attacks from home supposedly masterminded… Continue reading Udom does not have our mandate for a second term

Politics

Abe hopes to outsmart Amaechi through direct primary

governorship aspiration in Rivers State are banking on the use of direct primaries to circumvent what they claim is the plot by the Rotimi Amaechi led the party in the state to shut out their man from his aspiration. Magnus Abe Abe who after his re-election to the Senate drifted away from the Amaechi camp… Continue reading Abe hopes to outsmart Amaechi through direct primary

Politics

Grace Schools partners Canadian varsity in admission programme

Grace Schools, Gbagada has partnered Loyalist College of Applied Art and Technology, Ontario, Canada to enhance the chances of Nigerian students seeking opportunities to study professional courses abroad at a reduced cost. The school administrator, Mrs. Iyiola Olatokunbo Edun who disclosed this in Lagos during a media chat said the collaboration involves setting up a… Continue reading Grace Schools partners Canadian varsity in admission programme

Politics

Ogun Customs rakes in N799.6million

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Ogun Area Command has raked over N799.6million revenue into the coffers of the Federal Government, in August, 2018, fiscal year. The N799.6million generated out of a monthly revenue target of N727.7million, shows excess of over N71million realised in the month under review. The CAC, second left, with top officers of… Continue reading Ogun Customs rakes in N799.6million

Politics

Delta monarchs laud Okowa over link roads to rural areas

Delta North Traditional Rulers Forum have passed a vote of confidence in Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for the massive construction of roads and linking of towns and villages in the state. Okowa The vote of confidence is contained in a communiqué by the forum at its meeting by the Chairman, Dr. Emmanuel Efeizomor II, Obi Kikachukwu,… Continue reading Delta monarchs laud Okowa over link roads to rural areas

Politics

Berlin conference on Boko Haram rakes in $2.52bn

International donor conference on Boko Haram holding in Berlin, on Monday, pledged $2.52 billion to help countries in Lake Chad Basin fight Boko Haram. Germany’s foreign ministry said the aid would be disbursed “in the coming years” to Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon, where the jihadist group launched frequent suicide bomb attacks from its bases… Continue reading Berlin conference on Boko Haram rakes in $2.52bn

Politics

Enugu community abolishes Ohu/Amadi caste system

THE ancient derogatory and discriminatory practice of ohu/amadi (slave/freeborn), prominent in almost all Nkanu communities of Enugu East Senatorial District was, last Saturday, abolished and confined into the dustbin of history in Ozalla town, Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State. •Archbishop Chukwuma with former Governor Jim Nwobodo In the primitive practice, which is… Continue reading Enugu community abolishes Ohu/Amadi caste system

Politics

APC presidential aspirants to pay N45m, female aspirants get 50% discount

Presidential aspirants for the 2019 election in the All Progressives Congress will pay N45million to obtain the party’s Expression of Interest and Nomination forms, to stand a chance of contesting in the direct primary slated for 20 September. Mr Emma Ibediro, the National Organising Secretary of the APC revealed this in a schedule and timetable… Continue reading APC presidential aspirants to pay N45m, female aspirants get 50% discount

Politics

Former Dep Gov, Emeka to battle Oduah for Anambra North senatorial ticket

A former Deputy Governor of Anambra State, Dr Chinedu Emeka, has formally picked the Expression of Interest and Nomination Form on the platform of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, to contest for Anambra North Senatorial district of the state. Stella-Oduah Dr. Emeka will contend for the position with the incumbent senator, Stella Oduah in… Continue reading Former Dep Gov, Emeka to battle Oduah for Anambra North senatorial ticket

Politics

Segun Oni’s group adopts Direct Primary in Ekiti

A group, Atunse Ekiti Movement loyal to former governor of Ekiti State, Engineer Segun Oni, has declared support for the direct primary as suggested by President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshimhole. Segun Oni The group said the bold step would reduce the influences of moneybags… Continue reading Segun Oni’s group adopts Direct Primary in Ekiti

Politics

Come forward if you have evidence of corruption against me

A presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Tuesday, challenged anyone with evidence of corruption against him to come forward. From left, former Ogun State Governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose and Ekiti State Deputy Governor and PDP Governorship… Continue reading Come forward if you have evidence of corruption against me

Politics

betrayal at Lagos State PDP Office

Former Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar visited Lagos State PDP Office on Tuesday. He met with Wali Hassan, Acting Chairman, PDP, Lagos and others during the visit. From Left; Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chief Dubem Onyia, Former Minister of Niger Delta Mr Godsday Orubebe, Director General, Atiku Campaign Organization, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, Alhaji Atiku… Continue reading betrayal at Lagos State PDP Office

Politics

Osinbajo at Student Innovation Challenge in Kano

Yemi Osinbajo has said that Buhari’s government is optimistic that Nigerian universities will play vital roles as incubators and accelerators for small and emerging business ventures. Osinbajo made this known at the Student Innovation Challenge in Bayero University, Kano on Tueday. VP Osinbajo visits exhibition stands during the Student Innovation Challenge, Bayero University, Kano VP… Continue reading Osinbajo at Student Innovation Challenge in Kano

Music download, Politics

Atiku’s apology, testimony of confidence

THE National Coordinator of Atikulated Agenda 2019, Dr. Victor Enweruzo has described former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s apology to the South West as “a testimony of confidence,” noting that ex-VP’s disposition showed “a man who is ready to bring the positive change Nigerians need.” Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, candidate in the forthcoming primaries of… Continue reading Atiku’s apology, testimony of confidence

Politics

Buhari declines assent to error-filled Electoral Act Amendment Bill

FOR the third time, President Muhammadu Buhari has declined his assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018, alleging irregularities and draft issues. The rejection of the Electoral Amendment Bill, according to the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, Senator Ita Enang, was communicated to the National Assembly on August 30.… Continue reading Buhari declines assent to error-filled Electoral Act Amendment Bill

Politics

I helped many Igbo businessmen become billionaires, so S-East needs me

a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant has said that he remains the best presidential choice for the South Easterners, saying he supported many Igbo businessmen to become billionaires. He also pledged to support any presidential aspirant in the party that wins the party primary election for the 2019 general elections. Attahiru Bafarawa This is,… Continue reading I helped many Igbo businessmen become billionaires, so S-East needs me

Politics

N5.8bn allowances: We will shut down National Assembly

Legislative aides to members of the National Assembly have threatened to shut down the federal legislature if their unpaid allowances totalling N5.8bn are not paid before the 25th September, 2018, resumption date. The National Assembly is currently on an annual two-month recess. The legislative aides, in their hundreds, made the threat on Tuesday at the… Continue reading N5.8bn allowances: We will shut down National Assembly

Politics

2019: Adopt me as your sole candidate, Ojougboh begs Delta APCleaders

FORMER Deputy National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, and DeltaState Gubernatorial aspirant under the platform of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, Sunday told the State leadership of the party to adopt him as their flag bearer of the party, insisting that he has all it takes to win general election… Continue reading 2019: Adopt me as your sole candidate, Ojougboh begs Delta APCleaders

Politics

Atiku went to ekiti for visiting fayose

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, former Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar met with Ekiti state Governor Mr. Ayodeld Fayose. From left, former Ogun State Governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose and Ekiti State Deputy Governor and PDP Governorship Candidate in the last Ekiti Governorship… Continue reading Atiku went to ekiti for visiting fayose

Politics

Aisha reaffirms advocacy against spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa

Wife of the President Aisha Buhari has reaffirmed her support for the need to strengthen collaboration on advocacy for prevention and control of the spread of HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa. Mrs Buhari made the commitment on Tuesday during a high-level meeting of the 2018 China-Africa Conference on HIV/AIDS of the Organisation of African First Ladies,… Continue reading Aisha reaffirms advocacy against spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa

Politics

Sacked DSS boss, Daura may be recalled – source

Presidency reverses Reorganisation in DSS …. Clean Bill of Health Await Daura There are indications that recently sacked Director General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Mr Lawal Daura may be recalled to his duty post following new developments within the presidency. Ex Director-General of the Department of State Services, DSS, Lawal Daura A… Continue reading Sacked DSS boss, Daura may be recalled – source

Politics

Jonathan, Okowa, Sam Amuka, others for Niger Delta Lifetime Achievements Awards

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Chief Edwin Clark and the Publisher of Vanguard Newspapers, Sam Amuka would be honoured with the “Niger Delta Lifetime Achievement Awards” by GbaramatuVoice Newspaper. Mr Jacob Abai Publisher of GbaramatuVoice Newspaper disclosed this in a press statement signed and made available to newsmen on Sunday in Warri. According to him, the… Continue reading Jonathan, Okowa, Sam Amuka, others for Niger Delta Lifetime Achievements Awards

Politics

Timi Frank uncovers fresh plot to arraign Saraki

Barely few days after the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, declared his intention to contest for President in the 2019 General Elections, the presidency has ordered the police and a foremost anti-graft agency to arraign him in court this week over spurious charges, it was learnt on Sunday. Saraki Former Deputy National… Continue reading Timi Frank uncovers fresh plot to arraign Saraki

Politics

I will defeat Buhari — SDP presidential aspirant

AHEAD of the 2019 general elections, a presidential aspirant of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, Prof. Iyorwuese Hagher, has boasted that he will defeat President Muhammadu Buhari if given his party’s presidential ticket. Buhari Hagher, whose party is in coalition with the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, alongside other parties operating now under the umbrella of… Continue reading I will defeat Buhari — SDP presidential aspirant

Politics

APC’S RANTINGS: Akwa Ibom people, be wise

In a full page advertisement in The Nation Newspaper of Thursday of August 23, Nkereuwem Enyongekere, Akwa Ibom State Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), tried to mislead the Akwa Ibom people from returning Governor Udom Emmanuel for second term. The advertorial further exposed the intellectual ineptitude of the APC. Udom Emmanuel The… Continue reading APC’S RANTINGS: Akwa Ibom people, be wise

Music download, Politics

2019: PDP bombs APC, INEC

‘Direct primaries, ploy by Buhari to rig presidential poll’ …It’s part of change to make people participate directly – Ruling party …Allegations unfounded, unfortunate – Prof. Yakubu, Electoral Commission Chair By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, & Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA — The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday said it has uncovered the ploy by the President… Continue reading 2019: PDP bombs APC, INEC

Politics

CPC hiding behind a finger

It is hardly surprising that, for about two weeks, the Consumer Protection Council (CPC)/MultiChoice saga has been a major cause celebre. The matter arose from an interim court injunction the CPC secured against the implementation of MultiChoice’s new tariffs, which took effect on 1 August. The media, traditional and new, have brimmed with reports and… Continue reading CPC hiding behind a finger

Politics

30 Nigerian soldiers killed in Boko Haram raid

At least 30 Nigerian soldiers died in combat with Boko Haram jihadists who overran a military base in the northeast near the border with Niger, two military sources told AFP on Saturday. soldiers Scores of jihadists in trucks stormed the base at Zari village in northern Borno state late Thursday and briefly seized it after… Continue reading 30 Nigerian soldiers killed in Boko Haram raid

Politics

Fayose’s aide slams Fayemi over request for security beef

Special Assistant to the governor of Ekiti State on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka has described request by the State Governor-Elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi, to the federal government to beef up security in the State ahead of his October 16, 2018 inauguration as a clear indication that the reality of the electoral fraud… Continue reading Fayose’s aide slams Fayemi over request for security beef

Politics

Olaoluwa joins race for Lagos state House of Assembly

a former commissioner with the Lagos Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), has joined the race for the Lagos state House of Assembly Somolu constituency 1. Olaoluwa coming into the race has been described as right peg in right hole, is a veteran politician who has been in the game of politics for the past 30years… Continue reading Olaoluwa joins race for Lagos state House of Assembly

Politics

3 APC lawmakers defect to ADP

Ahead of the Sept. 22 governorship election in Osun, three members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state House of Assembly on Saturday defected to the Action Democratic Party (ADP). The three defectors – Tajudeen Famuyide (Ilesha-West), Debo Akanbi (Ede North) and Abdullahi Ibrahim (Iwo) – were received at the ADP Secretariat in… Continue reading 3 APC lawmakers defect to ADP

Politics

Automatic tickets will tear PDP

Comrade Austin Usman Okai, leader National Youth Frontier of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has spoken against move by the PDP to give “automatic nomination tickets” to some selected individuals, mainly new entrants into the party just as he said that it is ‘panacea for division, bad blood, sabotage’. Austine Okai Okai speaking in Sokoto… Continue reading Automatic tickets will tear PDP

Politics

Atiku disagrees with Osinbajo, says Nigeria needs restructuring

The former vice president, Atiku Abubakar has on Saturday disagreed with the vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on his statement on restructuring, noting that Nigeria needs it to boost its economy. Atiku Disclosing how restructuring would change Nigeria economy, Atiku via his tweeter handle, averred that restructuring would foster the spirit of co-operation and consensus… Continue reading Atiku disagrees with Osinbajo, says Nigeria needs restructuring

Politics

What Buhari, other African leaders must do to end Mediterranean crisis

Number one bestselling author and former aide to Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Pastor Reno Omokri has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and other African leaders to adopt what he called African continental free trade agreement to end the Mediterranean crisis of the continent. Pastor Omokri who gave the solution in a TEDx Talk on restructuring delivered at… Continue reading What Buhari, other African leaders must do to end Mediterranean crisis

Politics

China may soon regret slapping tariffs on US soybeans

One of China's major moves in the trade war with the United States is in danger of backfiring on its own farmers. They're facing a potential shortage of soybeans, one of China's biggest imports from the United States, after Beijing slapped a 25% tariff on them last month inretaliation for US tariffs on a swath… Continue reading China may soon regret slapping tariffs on US soybeans

Politics

Trump’s summer from hell

we documented how the White House and President Donald Trump's Cabinet have been working hard to reshape the federal government while everyone else has been focused on the interwoven staffing dramas, personal betrayals, diplomatic foibles, guilty pleas and guilty verdicts that have hurtled around Trump's nucleus. Not to mention the forced separation of families at… Continue reading Trump’s summer from hell

Politics

Niger spends N674 on relief materials

The Niger State Government says it has spent about N 674 million on buying assorted relief materials and cash assistance to flood affected persons in the state.Alhaji Garba Salisu, Director Relief, Niger State Emergency Management Agency, announced this in an interview with newsmen in Minna on Saturday.He said that N210 million was spent on the… Continue reading Niger spends N674 on relief materials

Politics

Niger spends N930m on new road

The Niger Government said it had spent N930 million on the construction of the new Baigaie – Daracida road in Bida Local Government Area of the state. The Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure Development, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe, made this disclosure on Saturday in Minna in an interview. According to him, the new road is expected… Continue reading Niger spends N930m on new road

Politics

Amaechi,Buhari & Aisha others in China

President Muhammadu Buhari who Friday departed Nigeria for the 7th Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) scheduled to hold between Sept. 3 and 4.has arrived Beijing, China. Buhari was accompanied by his wife, Aisha, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama; Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi; Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde… Continue reading Amaechi,Buhari & Aisha others in China

Politics

Fayemi’s victory can’t stop my Senatorial ambition

Ado-Ekiti- An All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain in Ekiti State, Dr. Olusegun Osinkolu, has clarified that the victory recorded by Dr Kayode Fayemi in the July 14 governorship election would serve as a catalyst to his senatorial ambition rather than stalling it. Kayode Fayemi Osinkolu, who is gunning for the APC’s ticket to represent Ekiti… Continue reading Fayemi’s victory can’t stop my Senatorial ambition

Politics

Brazil’s electoral court guns down Lula’s candidacy

A majority of Brazil’s top electoral court shot down late Friday the candidacy of popular leftist Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in the country’s upcoming presidential vote, telling the jailed former leader he cannot participate in October’s critical election. The vote punctuated a gripping case that has roiled the country for months, with Lula, 72,… Continue reading Brazil’s electoral court guns down Lula’s candidacy

Politics

When will President Buhari charge President Trump for ‘hate speech

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state has asked when will President Muhammadu Buhari charge President Donald Trump of the United State of America hate speech. Fayose made this known on his Twitter handle on Tuesday he said ‘just wondering when President Buhari will charge “undiplomatic Trump” for this international “Hate Speech” because if it were… Continue reading When will President Buhari charge President Trump for ‘hate speech

Politics

APC’ll lose Oyo guber if I don’t get ticket

Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) will lose the governorship election in Oyo State to opposition party if it failed to pick him as the governorship candidate for the 2019 general election. Minister of Communications, Dr Adebayo Shittu s In an interview with journalists in Ibadan at the weekend,… Continue reading APC’ll lose Oyo guber if I don’t get ticket

Politics

We begged ex-President Jonathan to concede defeat

A former military head of state, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), has revealed the process that led to former President Goodluck Jonathan to concede defeat to President Muhammadu Buhari after the result of the 2015 Presidential election. Abdulsalami, who made the disclosure at the 2018 Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), noted that… Continue reading We begged ex-President Jonathan to concede defeat

Politics

I won’t allow Asiwaju Tinubu interfere in Osun election

A former Minister of Transport, Chief Ebenezer Babatope, on Tuesday said he will resist any form of interference in the forthcoming governorship election in Osun State by Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Gboyega Oyetola, the gubernatorial candidate of the APC in the September 22 election is reported to be Tinubu’s… Continue reading I won’t allow Asiwaju Tinubu interfere in Osun election

News, Politics

Beyond mere cosmetic reform of SARS

ON Tuesday 14th August 2018, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, as Acting President, responded to widespread complaints from citizens and ordered the Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, to immediately overhaul the operations of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). Osinbajo Specifically, he instructed that the new outfit must devote itself strictly to its core mandate of… Continue reading Beyond mere cosmetic reform of SARS

Politics

CSOs berates Osuntokun over Sallah day bomb claims

THE Coalition of Civil Society Groups against Terrorism in Nigeria, has called for the arrest and interrogation of a chieftain of the Coalition for Nigeria Movement, CNM, Mr. Akin Oshuntokun, for allegedly claiming that there was a bomb blast in Maiduguri, Borno State on Sallah day, which he claimed killed about 88 people. The Coalition… Continue reading CSOs berates Osuntokun over Sallah day bomb claims

Politics

INEC adjusts 2019 Elections budget to N143bn

The Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) has adjusted its budget for 2019 elections from N189 billion to N143 billion in compliance with directive from the National Assembly. The Chairman of the National Assembly Joint Committee on INEC, Sen. Suleiman Nazif, made this known to newsmen after a meeting in Abuja on Tuesday, saying that INEC… Continue reading INEC adjusts 2019 Elections budget to N143bn

Politics

FT report on Buhari confirms my claim – Ogbonnia, APC presidential aspirant

All Progressives Congress, APC presidential aspirant, Dr. SKC Ogbonnia has said the Financial Times report on comments attributed to President Donald Trump on President Muhammadu Buhari validated his claim that the international community was against a second term for Buhari. SKC Ogbonnia In a statement issued yesterday in response to the report, Ogbonnia said: “About… Continue reading FT report on Buhari confirms my claim – Ogbonnia, APC presidential aspirant

Politics

Trump talks tough about the military

A year and a half into his tenure, President Trump has yet to visit Afghanistan, Iraq, or Syria, among other places where US troops are putting their lives on the line to execute his orders.President Donald Trump repeatedly portrays himself as a gung-ho supporter of the US military, but over a year and a half… Continue reading Trump talks tough about the military

Politics

Govt’s policies making Nigeria choice of tourism destination

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said Nigeria is fast becoming a destination of choice for international tourists because of the favourable policies of the present administration. Lai Mohammed The Minister made the remarks in Abuja on Monday when he received the organisers and contestants of the Miss Polo International Beauty… Continue reading Govt’s policies making Nigeria choice of tourism destination

Politics

Boko Haram fuelled by shrunken Lake Chad

Mohammed stated this in Stockholm in her remarks to the opening plenary of 2018 World Water Week with the theme: ‘Water, Ecosystems and Human Development, at the Heart of the Global Agendas’. The deputy UN scribe recounted her experience as Minister of Environment of Nigeria and Chair of Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council. According… Continue reading Boko Haram fuelled by shrunken Lake Chad

Politics

Kane says Spurs win at Man Utd is statement of intent

Tottenham Hotspur’s English striker Harry Kane reacts after missing a chance during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton at Wembley Stadium in London, on December 26, 2017. / AFP PHOTO Harry Kane says Tottenham’s 3-0 win at Manchester United is a powerful statement from a club renowned as slow starters… Continue reading Kane says Spurs win at Man Utd is statement of intent

Politics

Crazy man rock her Woman HARD All Night with Brand New 72 Night.

If you know You Are Battling With Either Fast Release Or Small Cucumber And You Really Want To Put An End To This Embarrassing Menace. Then You Need To Read My Crazy Bitter Sweet Experience To The End Why? Because By The Time You are Through With My Story, You will Discover How To Quickly… Continue reading Crazy man rock her Woman HARD All Night with Brand New 72 Night.

Politics

We already lost it completely as a country

The former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has said that all Nigeria needed to do now was to seek men of vision and proven track record to wake her from stupor. Obi spoke yesterday at the 2018 Making Nigeria Great conference organised by the Summit Bible Church in Abuja. Ex-governor of Anambra state,… Continue reading We already lost it completely as a country

Politics

I stand with Atiku against Obasanjo

A good leader must first and foremost be human. Atiku is; Obasanjo is not. If Obasanjo and I arrive in Heaven, or Hell, (most likely the latter), I will certainly go in empty-handed. Baba Iyabo will go in with an Open Letter to God or Satan telling them they are not running their kingdoms properly… Continue reading I stand with Atiku against Obasanjo

Politics

Aged politicians have no business running for presidency

More APC leaders bidding their time, to decamp soon to PDP • Speaks on his national conference agenda to stop corruption if elected President • ‘They said I was frail as gov but we handled Kaduna well, didn’t intimidate, insult people’ The former Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) and… Continue reading Aged politicians have no business running for presidency

Politics

Who can decide the next Nigerian President?

I got into a hot argument with my sister who is a broadcaster over the extent to which the international should interfere in who becomes Nigeria’s next president. It is a common thing for us to disagree on political issues especially as 2019 general elections approach. Our house was always a hot zone of arguments… Continue reading Who can decide the next Nigerian President?

Politics

Top court confirms Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa presidential election victory

Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court on Friday confirmed President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s disputed July 30 victory, dismissing an opposition challenge that had held up his inauguration. Mnangagwa In a unanimous ruling of the nine judges of the country’s top court, Chief Justice Luke Malaba said opposition leader Nelson Chamisa had failed to prove allegations of fraud during the… Continue reading Top court confirms Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa presidential election victory

Politics

Third Mainland Bridge closure

Motorists and other road users on Friday poured praises on traffic management agencies for sustaining smooth traffic flow, in spite of the closure of the Third Mainland Bridge. The 11.8km bridge was closed to traffic on Aug. 23 for maintenance. The closure had sparked fears that Lagos would face a traffic lock down. *Third mainland… Continue reading Third Mainland Bridge closure

Politics

Irate youths burn Police Area Command Office in Osun

Irate youths on Friday set ablaze the Osun Police Area Command Office in Iwo in protest against the alleged killing of a resident by policemen suspected to be members of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad. An eyewitness said the victim, Nafiu Ayodele, who was a student of Osun Polytechnic, Iree, was allegedly hit by a… Continue reading Irate youths burn Police Area Command Office in Osun

Politics

Zuma’s associates offered me $44m bribe

Former Deputy Finance Minister, Mcebisi Jonas’ shocking testimony implicates both Zuma’s close friends, the Guptas – an Indian business family – and his businessman son Duduzane Zuma. Jacob Zuma Jonas says the Guptas offered him the position of finance minister and the 44 million dollar bribe if he agreed to essentially become their lackey and… Continue reading Zuma’s associates offered me $44m bribe

Politics

Why Saraki must step down as Senate president

Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said Senate president, Dr Bukola Saraki, must resign his position since his current party, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was in the minority in the Senate and the House. Gbajabiamila, who stated this in a one-on-one interview with online portal, Premium Times, said: ‘’I said at the… Continue reading Why Saraki must step down as Senate president

Politics

Militant herdsmen planning to kidnap and kill me

Governor Samuel Ortom has raised concern over his safety following the enactment of the grazing law in the state saying that he got intelligence report that militant herdsmen were planning to kidnap him along the busy Makurdi-Lafia road and thereafter torture and kill him. Ortom Governor Ortom who made the revelation Friday while addressing a… Continue reading Militant herdsmen planning to kidnap and kill me

Politics

Stop chasing shadows, Osuntokun replies presidency

Former presidential aide and director-general of the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, Mr. Akin Osuntokun has rebuffed challenges to his patriotism by the presidency saying that such allusions meant leaving substantive issues to chase shadows. He spoke in response to a claim by presidential aide, Femi Adesina that claims by Osuntokun in a television programme… Continue reading Stop chasing shadows, Osuntokun replies presidency

Politics

Jonathan administration outperformed Buhari administration

Reno Omokri aide to the former President Goodluck Jonathan, has said that Jonathan’s administration outperformed the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Reno in a statement titled ‘Sadly, Nigeria has a Pinocchio for a Vice President!’ said ‘It is a notorious fact that the Jonathan administration outperforms the Buhari administration in every sphere of governance and in… Continue reading Jonathan administration outperformed Buhari administration

Politics

Sen.Sodangi wants governorship position

A three-term Senator, Abubakar Sodangi, on Friday advocated the zoning of Nasarawa State governorship position to Nasarawa North senatorial district come 2019 general elections. Sodangi represented Nasarawa West in the Senate; 1999 to 2011 on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He said in an interview with newsmen in Nasarawa, Nasarawa Local Government… Continue reading Sen.Sodangi wants governorship position

Politics

Trump taunts attorney general Sessions

U.S. President Donald Trump will not let any punch go unanswered as he called out attorney general Jeff Sessions in a series of tweets this morning, asking him to dig more from the Democratic side and his traducers, such as the former FBI chief James Comey. Trump “Department of Justice will not be improperly influenced… Continue reading Trump taunts attorney general Sessions

Politics

Awujale threatens to curse politicians, supporters at Ojude-Oba festiva

THE Awujale and paramount ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, Thursday, threatened to rain curses on politicians and their supporters who play politics at the venue of Ojude-Oba festival. From left: Dr Sikiru Adetona,Awujale of Ijebuland;Senator Dr Bukola Saraki,senate president of Nigeria/Chairman of occasion and Olori Kemi Adetona.at the 2018 annual Ojude Oba festival in… Continue reading Awujale threatens to curse politicians, supporters at Ojude-Oba festiva

Politics

Eze declares, mobilises support for Umahi

Mr. Michael Eze O. Eze has declared his intention to contest the Afikpo North/East State Constituency office in the Ebonyi State House of Assembly, vowing to use the opportunity to deliver democracy dividends to the people of the area. Umahi Eze in a message to constituents said his declaration for the office was in his… Continue reading Eze declares, mobilises support for Umahi

Politics

No government has touched lives of the poor like

Spokesman of Buhari Campaign Organisation, Mr. Festus Keyamo, SAN, has said that since 1960 when Nigerian gained independence, no government has touched the lives of the poor like that of President Muhammadu Buhari. Festus Keyamo Keyamo made this known at the inauguration of Buhari/Osinbajo Project 2019 in Ilorin, Kwara State. Keyamo, who delivered a lecture… Continue reading No government has touched lives of the poor like

Politics

Presidency blasts Oshuntokun over false claim on bomb blast

He noted that Oshuntokun had never hidden his antipathy toward the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. The presidential aide said“but to go on national television and tell lies of the most heinous kind betrays a mind taken completely over by ill wishes against his own country.’’ Adesina, however, observed with delight that this year Sallah celebration passed… Continue reading Presidency blasts Oshuntokun over false claim on bomb blast

Politics

Why I back Tinubu on Buhari, Ambode’s second terms

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and Lagos East Senatorial aspirant, Chief Lanre Razak, has said that his support for a second term in office of President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Akinwumi Ambode of Lagos State was borne out of their outstanding performances so far in their first term. Lagos State Governor, Mr.… Continue reading Why I back Tinubu on Buhari, Ambode’s second terms

Politics

No room for vote buying – REC assures

The Sept. 22 governorship election in Osun will be free of vote-buying, Mr Olusegun Agbaje, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Osun has assured. Agbaje gave the assurance while addressing newsmen at the Osun Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Correspondent Chapel in Osogbo on Thursday. He said toward… Continue reading No room for vote buying – REC assures

Politics

Sen. Sani pays `thank you visit’ to Buhari in Daura

Sani, representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly, who spoke to newsmen after a closed door meeting with the President, said they deliberated on issues bordering on strengthening the APC through resolution of all internal strife in the party. According to him, he used the opportunity to assure the President on the support of his… Continue reading Sen. Sani pays `thank you visit’ to Buhari in Daura

Politics

I don’t know how you can impeach somebody who’s done a great job – Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump has warned all those calling for his head about the consequences of his impeachment. Trump In an interview with “Fox and Friends” host Ainsley Earhardt in White House, Trump said the market would crash if he were forced out of office. “I think everybody would be very poor,” he said, before… Continue reading I don’t know how you can impeach somebody who’s done a great job – Trump

Politics

Bauchi residents at risk of cancer, impotency

Residents of Bauchi state will have to apply caution to the kind of water they drink as medical experts say they are at risk of cancer and impotency if they continue to consume water in plastic and polythene bags, exposed to sun. The investigation follows the rise of cancer cases in Bauchi, with over 61… Continue reading Bauchi residents at risk of cancer, impotency

Politics

WeAreBits to commence 1-year training for 50 Edo youths

As part of efforts to develop indigenous solutions to society’s problems, EdoJobs, in partnership with WeAreBits, a global Information Technology (IT) company, have completed a two-day co-creation workshop to map out the peculiar needs that will influence a one-year training for Edo youths on the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). A cross-section of… Continue reading WeAreBits to commence 1-year training for 50 Edo youths

Politics

Ekiti workers enforce strike, chase away colleagues

Ado Ekiti-Unhappy at the lukewarm attitude of Governor Ayodele Fayose to the payment of their salary arrears, angry Ekiti workers on Thursday forcefully chased away their colleagues who have resumed to their duty posts at the State Secretariat in Ado Ekiti. Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose dancing with the State cultural troops, during the… Continue reading Ekiti workers enforce strike, chase away colleagues

Politics

APC, Oshiomhole target 3 S-South states, pile more pressure on Uduaghan

THE All Progressives Congress, APC, determined to control at least three of the six states of the South-South geo-political zone from 2019 , has mounted fresh pressure on a former Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, to dump the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, for the party. Vanguard reliably learnt that the high-powered lobby for… Continue reading APC, Oshiomhole target 3 S-South states, pile more pressure on Uduaghan

Politics

Boroffice solicits support for Buhari

The admonition was contained in a press statement issued by the senator’s media aide, Kayode Fakuyi, to commemorate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir. According to the senator, “In this season of celebration, it is imperative to admonish all leaders and members of the APC in Ondo State to come together, build party cohesion and work together for… Continue reading Boroffice solicits support for Buhari

Politics

Can’t Afford A Divided House

Ajayi Boroffice, the Senator representing Ondo North Senatorial District has warned that it will be very disastrous for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo state under the government of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to pursue the 2019 general election with a ‘divided house’. Senator Boroffice advised that it would be more honorable for Governor… Continue reading Can’t Afford A Divided House

Politics

Kwankwanso laughs off Ganduje’s claim on visit to Kano

Senator Rabiu Kwankwanso has laughed off the challenge from Governor Abdullahi Ganduje to enter Kano, describing his successor and one time protégée as a political spoiler hanging on to President Muhammadu Buhari for political survival. Kwankwanso spoke in response to recent claims by Ganduje that the senator was afraid to enter Kano. Speaking through his… Continue reading Kwankwanso laughs off Ganduje’s claim on visit to Kano

Politics

Osinbajo, IBB, Tinubu others for book launch

a bid to review Nigeria’s history on accountancy, statesmen across Nigeria are set to unveil a book titled, ”Revolution of Accountancy Profession in Nigeria: History of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN)” by Olumuyiwa Sosanya, at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja, on Thursday, August 30, 2018. Osinbajo In a statement, the organisers… Continue reading Osinbajo, IBB, Tinubu others for book launch

Politics

Obaseki commends teachers for academic excellence

The Proprietress of Fastrack Group of Schools, Festac Town, Lagos, Mrs. Adesuwa Obaseki has commended the teachers for the consistent improvement made by the school in the area of academics, moral growth and social development, praising their commitment and quest to render qualitative and globally acceptable standards to students at all time. Obaseki Mrs. Obaseki… Continue reading Obaseki commends teachers for academic excellence

Politics

Amosun, Lalong, Kalu pay Sallah homage to Buhari in Daura

GOVERNORS Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, and Simon Lalong of Plateau State as well as the former governor of Abia, Orji Uzor Kalu on Wednesday paid Sallah homage to President Muhammadu Buhari in Daura, Katsina State. President Muhammadu Buhari and governors Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, and Simon Lalong of Plateau State This is as… Continue reading Amosun, Lalong, Kalu pay Sallah homage to Buhari in Daura

Politics

APC keeps mum as Reps groups move against Gbajabiamila

The members, Vanguard gathered last night, were presently collecting signatures, and there were indications that their objective was almost reaching the goal despite the ongoing seasonal recess. The APC, however, refused to be dragged into the issue yesterday saying it would not interfere into the legislative process. Gbajabiamila could not be reached as at press… Continue reading APC keeps mum as Reps groups move against Gbajabiamila

Politics

I am confident – PDP is going to win 2019 election

Senate President Bukola Saraki on Wednesday boasted that the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will win the 2019 presidential elections. Oshiomhole-Saraki Saraki said this in Ilorin at a meeting with PDP members who came from the 16 local government areas of the state. He also expressed his confidence that his new party would emerge victorious… Continue reading I am confident – PDP is going to win 2019 election

Politics

Be honest, good to fellow Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari wants Nigerians to emulate two security men who returned a handbag filled with valuables forgotten at the Murtala Muhammed Airport by an American returnee, saying such conduct reflects the new Nigeria that we all desire. A Lagos-based medical doctor, Banji Oyegbami, had met a family returning from America at the airport on… Continue reading Be honest, good to fellow Nigerians

Politics

Party accuses presidential aspirant of forgery

The National Executive Committee, NEC, of the National Interest Party,NIP, has suspended its national chairman, Mrs. Eunice Atuejide, accusing her of forging executives’ signatures and gross misconduct. Eunice Atuejide In a communique issued and signed by the party’s National Legal Adviser, Sanni Abass, after a unanimous decision taken by 2/3 of the National Executive Committee… Continue reading Party accuses presidential aspirant of forgery

Politics

Beware of enemies of Taraba, Gov tells Muslims

Beware of enemies of Taraba, Gov tells Muslims Taraba State governor, Darius Ishaku, has asked Muslims in the state to pray for the peace and progress of the state and be alert to the antics of enemies of the state who have not given up on dragging it down. The governor made the appeal in… Continue reading Beware of enemies of Taraba, Gov tells Muslims

Blog, News, Politics

Buhari pledges to assist visually-impaired corps member

Buhari pledges to assist visually impaired youth corps member.................The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 28-year-old Okenala Ahmed, a graduate of Insurance from the Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State, was among the… Continue reading Buhari pledges to assist visually-impaired corps member

Blog, News, Politics

Trump ex-lawyer ‘happy’ to aid Russia probe

US President Donald Trump's ex-lawyer, Michael Cohen, is said to be "more than happy" to speak to the inquiry into alleged collusion with Russia. Cohen pleaded guilty on Tuesday to violating finance laws during the 2016 presidential election by handling hush money for Mr Trump's alleged lovers. Cohen is ready to "tell everything about Donald… Continue reading Trump ex-lawyer ‘happy’ to aid Russia probe

Blog, News, Politics

Aregbesola rejected Akande’s sound counsel

Governor Rauf Aregbesola ignored sound counsel from former Governor Bisi Akande not to impose Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, immediate past secretary to the state government, SSG, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti has said. Speaking when he received defectors from the APC into his new party, the Action Democratic Party,… Continue reading Aregbesola rejected Akande’s sound counsel

Blog, News, Politics

Akeredolu not jittery over direct primaries

THE Governor Rotimi Akeredolu led tendency in the All Progressive Congress in Ondo State yesterday affirmed that the governor was not jittery over the prospects of adopting direct primaries in the selection of candidates to represent the party in the forthcoming General Election. The party nevertheless admitted that there was contention over the issue inspired… Continue reading Akeredolu not jittery over direct primaries

Blog, News, Politics

NDDC wants monarchs to ban illegal collection of levies from contractors

Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has urged monarchs in the state to ban youths from illegal collection of levies from contractors. The commissioner representing the state on the NDDC board, Dr. Ogaga Ifowodo, made the plea in Oleh, at a forum with Isoko Development Union (IDU). Monarchs, leaders, women and youths also atte Borno workers… Continue reading NDDC wants monarchs to ban illegal collection of levies from contractors

Blog, News, Politics

Borno workers threaten strike over N20b gratuities,

Workers in Borno State have threatened to embark on strike over government’s non-payment of their N20 billion gratuities. Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Titus Ali Abana, pledged to lead the strike, if government fails to pay the backlogs. He said that it was in 2013 that the state government last paid gratuities to… Continue reading Borno workers threaten strike over N20b gratuities,

Blog, News, Politics

Pensioners plead with Buhari

FOR the former staff of defunct Nigeria Airways, the hope of receiving their benefits before their death is fast becoming a mirage since the liquidation of successive government since President Olusegun Obasanjo government liquidation of the national carrier in 2004, has refused to pay the frustrated and dejected ex- workers their entitlements. Since the coming… Continue reading Pensioners plead with Buhari

Blog, News, Politics

Stop heating up the polity, Abdulsalami charges politicians

Answering questions, yesterday, from journalists after the Eid-el Kabir prayers at Minna Central mosque, the former Nigerian leader said politicians in the country were unnecessarily heating up the polity and creating fears in the minds of the electorate. Calling for a change in their approach to the game, especially ahead of the 2019 general elections,… Continue reading Stop heating up the polity, Abdulsalami charges politicians

Blog, News, Politics

Presidency replies Tambuwal, says Buhari physically fit for 2nd term

After the Eid prayers, President Buhari shunned protocol and opted to trek some 800 metres, acknowledging cheers from Nigerians, who lined up on his home route to catch a glimpse of him. One of the aspirants interested in the president’s office is Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, who said last week that President is… Continue reading Presidency replies Tambuwal, says Buhari physically fit for 2nd term

Blog, News, Politics

Talking corruption- like an automated messenger

Towards the end of that administration, it was clear that something was bound to give, that Nigeria’s ship of state was headed for disaster all due to uncontrolled corruption. Coupled with the poor level of security, the government led by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was as good as gone. This was in spite of… Continue reading Talking corruption- like an automated messenger

Blog, News, Politics

We’ve mobilised 60,000 votes for Ayade in Ukelle

Mr Emmanuel Asegem, Coordinator of the rally, said the register-and-collect-your -voter-card campaign was to enable them vote for Governor Ben Ayade, whom he said had performed well and needs to be re-elected in 2019 to continue with the development of the state. Asegem who is aspiring to represent Yala 11 constituency in the state House… Continue reading We’ve mobilised 60,000 votes for Ayade in Ukelle

Blog, News, Politics

Kwankwaso urges to pick candidate from North West

Kwankwaso, who addressed PDP delegates in Benin City, Edo State, yesterday, ahead of the presidential primary fixed for September 2018, also said that the party can cash in on the population of the zone to emerge victorious in the election. He said: “It is common knowledge, based on previous censuses, that Kano State is the… Continue reading Kwankwaso urges to pick candidate from North West

Blog, News, Politics

FG rakes N13.8bn through whistle-blower policy

He also said other dividends of the policy include N7.8 billion, $378 million and £27,800 recoveries from public officials. Mohammed, who described 2019 as the year of decision for Nigeria at a press briefing on State of the Nation in his country home at Oro, Kwara State, expressed confidence that the vast majority of the… Continue reading FG rakes N13.8bn through whistle-blower policy

Blog, News, Politics

I won’t interfere with governorship primaries

According to him, it is God that gives power to whom He desires. The governor also cautioned some politicians who he alleged have looted the state treasury, owned four private airlines and newly joined the ruling party to dictate a successor for him for 2019. Shettima, who stated these while hosting his last Sallah party… Continue reading I won’t interfere with governorship primaries

Blog, News, Politics

2019 Race: Buhari is as fit as a fiddle

The Presidency has said the 800 metres trekking embarked upon by President Muhammadu Buhari from the Eid-ground in Daura to his private residence is an indication of his fitness to seek re-election in 2019. After the Eid-prayers, President Buhari shunned protocol and opted to trek some 800 metres, acknowledging cheers from Nigerians to catch a… Continue reading 2019 Race: Buhari is as fit as a fiddle

Blog, News, Politics

Wike tried to bribe me with N200m to betray my party

Despite the suspension of the Port Harcourt constituency 3, Rivers State by-election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the dust generated by it has refused to settle. Less than 24 hours after Governor Nyesom Wike made a statewide …Despite the suspension of the Port Harcourt constituency 3, Rivers State by-election by the Independent National… Continue reading Wike tried to bribe me with N200m to betray my party

Blog, News, Politics

Eid-el-Kabir: Pray to Allah to send rescuer in 2019, PDP chairman tells Muslims

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, has asked Nigerian Muslims to use the period of Sallah to pray to the Almighty God to send a rescuer to save Nigeria from its current situation, which he described as precarious. Secondus said in a message to mark the Eid-el-Kabir festivities by Muslims… Continue reading Eid-el-Kabir: Pray to Allah to send rescuer in 2019, PDP chairman tells Muslims

Blog, News, Politics

We’re working hard to reconcile

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in the South-West geopolitical zone, Dr Eddy Olafeso, has said he and other leaders of the party are working hard to reconcile the governorship candidate of the party in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, and Dr Akin Ogunbiyi, who came second in the primary. Olafeso said this in… Continue reading We’re working hard to reconcile

Blog, News, Politics

I won’t surrender to corruption, Buhari vow

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday promised Nigerians that he would never surrender to corruption. He said fighting corruption was a task that must be done in order to protect the larger interests of the ordinary Nigerians whom he said were the worst victims of diseases, poverty, malnutrition and other afflictions.Buhari spoke in his Eid-el Kabir… Continue reading I won’t surrender to corruption, Buhari vow

Blog, News, Politics

40 Houses Burnt By Boko Haram Sect. In Borno

At least 40 houses have been burnt down by Boko Haram insurgents in a reprisal in Mailari village in Guzamala local government area of the Borno state yesterday, Borno State Police command have said today. Commissioner of police in the state,Damien Chukwu,made this known at a news conference, while stating that the insurgents stormed the… Continue reading 40 Houses Burnt By Boko Haram Sect. In Borno

Blog, News, Politics

Australia’s most wanted fugitives revealed

Australia’s most wanted man has been able to fly under the police radar for a decade partly due to his ordinary looks. Victorian Graham Gene Potter, who has been charged with two counts of conspiracy to murder at Brunswick in 2008, has been able to avoid detection by simply blending in. “Graham Potter is Australia’s… Continue reading Australia’s most wanted fugitives revealed

Blog, News, Politics

Trump porn star Stormy Daniels attacks US President on Loose Women

comment Stormy Daniels has claimed Celebrity Big Brother producers threatened her with deportation if she didn't go on the British reality TV show. The porn star was just seconds from appearing on Channel 5's Celebrity Big Brother last week when she suddenly pulled out amid claims she had demanded more money to appear. She denied… Continue reading Trump porn star Stormy Daniels attacks US President on Loose Women

Blog, News, Politics

16 NURSES FROM SAME ARIZONA INTENSIVE CARE UNIT PREGNANT AT SAME TIME

A group of 16 nurses working in the intensive care unit (ICU) of Banner Desert Medical Centre in Mesa, Arizona have astounded co-workers by all becoming pregnant at the same time. The nurses only discovered how many of them were simultaneously expecting children when they all happened to join a Facebook group chat for pregnant… Continue reading 16 NURSES FROM SAME ARIZONA INTENSIVE CARE UNIT PREGNANT AT SAME TIME

Blog, News, Politics

Duncan Mighty accused of domestic violence

Nigerian singer, Duncan Mighty who is currently blowing up again with new songs featuring Tiwa Savage and Wizkid, has been accused by an Instagram user of domestic violence. The accuser identified as @Okokoceline on Instagram stormed the singer’s page to rubbish the fake life he lives on social media and called him out for beating… Continue reading Duncan Mighty accused of domestic violence

Blog, News, Politics

Pray To God To Rescue Nigeria From Buhari

Secondus, who made the appeal in a message marking the Eid-el-Kabir, noted that the suffering of Nigerians in the past three and half years of the All Progressives Congress-led administration should be enough reason to plead to God to send a rescuer in 2019 to save them from further pains. In a statement signed and… Continue reading Pray To God To Rescue Nigeria From Buhari

Blog, News, Politics

Tinubu Will Support Buhari On Hospital Stretcher To Succeed Him In 2023

I have been consistent in my complaints to all leaders of the APC, including Tinubu, that a situation where the National Assembly is not constructively engaged or carried along in key policy decisions, particularly those that will eventually require legislative approval, is not in the best interest of the nation. No genuine leader of the… Continue reading Tinubu Will Support Buhari On Hospital Stretcher To Succeed Him In 2023

Blog, News, Politics

Tambuwal Blasts Tinubu, He Was Denied Ticket To Run With Buhari In 2015

The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, has said that he has what it takes to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in any political platform. According to him, if he wanted to remain in the APC and battle the party’s ticket with Buhari, he would have done so and win the presidency. The Governor made this… Continue reading Tambuwal Blasts Tinubu, He Was Denied Ticket To Run With Buhari In 2015

Blog, News, Politics

I regret imposing Emmanuel on Akwa Ibom as governor

Former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, has expressed regrets for what he called “imposing” the Akwa Ibom State governor, Udom Emmanuel, on the people of the state. Apologising before a crowd at Ikot Ekpene Plaza, Akpabio, who returned from his mother-in-law’s burial at Enugu on Sunday evening, said Emmanuel was the greatest mistake he made… Continue reading I regret imposing Emmanuel on Akwa Ibom as governor

Blog, News, Politics

persecution from churches in Imo

Governor Rochas Oko­rocha of Imo State has cried out over what he called continuous persecution and campaign of calumny from church leaders and their mem­bers in the state despite all he had done to develop the state in the past seven years. Speaking at a media parley at the Government House, Ow­erri, Okorocha confessed that… Continue reading persecution from churches in Imo

Blog, News, Politics

Saraki Will Rather Rule In Hell Than Serve In this word

"The only politics that Bukola Saraki plays is self, himself only and only himself. The interest and welfare of the people of Nigeria do not mean anything to him. Now it is the Presidency Saraki wants. And we ask with what antecedents is he doing this? Conspiracy, blackmail, treachery and vaulting ambition which overleaps itself… Continue reading Saraki Will Rather Rule In Hell Than Serve In this word

Blog, News, Politics

Y saraki and tambuwal defactions

On Governor Tambuwal’s exit, he said: “Governor Tambuwal’s exit can be distilled to one cause. He covets the presidency. However, he had not the stomach to challenge President Buhari in a primary. Tambuwal felt further insulted that he would be compelled to face a direct primary just to retain the governorship nomination. But for the… Continue reading Y saraki and tambuwal defactions

Blog, News, Politics

Defections: Tinubu, Tambuwal tango

The National Leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, yesterday, accused Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of defecting from the APC because the party refused to guarantee them automatic re-election tickets.He said Tambuwal was also desirous of getting the APC’s presidential ticket but could not face President Muhammadu… Continue reading Defections: Tinubu, Tambuwal tango

Blog, News, Politics

INEC budget delay:who are we going to blame?

The Presidency has dismissed Senate President Bukola Saraki’s allegation that President Muhammadu Buhari is to blame for the delay in approving the supplementary budget for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Malam Garba Shehu, the senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, who stated this in a statement in Abuja on Sunday,… Continue reading INEC budget delay:who are we going to blame?

Blog, News, Politics

Start with APC members, PDP, OBJ group tell Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party has welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration to jail treasury looters. It, however, challenged him to show integrity by starting with the investigation and prosecution of members of his party, the All Progressives Congress.Buhari had in an interview shortly after his return from London on Saturday said, “Most Nigerians are expecting that… Continue reading Start with APC members, PDP, OBJ group tell Buhari

Blog, News, Politics

Certificate forgery: PDP accuses APC of witch-hunt over police invitation to Adeleke

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress of using the police to harass its governorship candidate in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, over an allegation of certificate forgery. The PDP, in a statement signed by its Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Mr Diran Odeyemi, accused Governor Rauf Aregbesola and the APC of… Continue reading Certificate forgery: PDP accuses APC of witch-hunt over police invitation to Adeleke

Blog, News, Politics

I’ll definetly defeat Atiku, even in Adamawa

Recall that Vanguard reported Atiku’s visit to Imo state peoples Democratic Party, PDP, where he expressed his intention to end bad governance in the country, adding that he would lead PDP, to take over the state and Nigeria. The statement read: “The Former Vice-President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar was in Owerri for a meeting with the… Continue reading I’ll definetly defeat Atiku, even in Adamawa

Blog, News, Politics

US-Turkey row: Pastor a ‘pawn in personal feud’

The US is increasing pressure on Turkey to try to secure the freedom of American pastor Andrew Brunson. While the leaders of the two Nato allies clash with each other, Mr Brunson's fate hangs in the balance. US President Donald Trump tweeted earlier this week that Mr Brunson was being held "hostage" in Turkey. Mr… Continue reading US-Turkey row: Pastor a ‘pawn in personal feud’

Blog, News, Politics

252 aides resign from Tambuwal’s cabinet

Two hundred and fifty-two Special Advisers and Special Assistants appointed under Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal’s administration have resigned their positions. The affected aides said their resignations were informed by the recent decision of the Sokoto State Governor to dump the All Progressives Congress, the party which they are bona fide members of in the state.… Continue reading 252 aides resign from Tambuwal’s cabinet

Blog, News, Politics

Ogun west Governorship zoned ,to says APC chairman

The chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Ogun State, Derin Adebiyi, has reiterated that the governorship slot of the party for the state in 2019 has been zoned to Ogun West. He added, however, that the other two zones are not barred from vying for the exalted position.He said this on Friday while addressing… Continue reading Ogun west Governorship zoned ,to says APC chairman

Blog, News, Politics

Oyo Govt Demolishes Fresh FM Building In Ibadan

THE Deputy Governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress in Osun State, Justice Olamide Oloyode ( retd), has started mobilising Nigerians to come together to assist ace musician, Yinka Ayefele, whose N800m Music House was demolished by the Oyo State Government on Sunday morning. Oloyede, who was retired by the National Judicial Council for publicly… Continue reading Oyo Govt Demolishes Fresh FM Building In Ibadan

Blog, News, Politics

Buhari’s kinsmen pressurising President to reinstate sacked DSS boss

From what we have heard so far, the Director-General of the State Security Services who was at the centre of it all hasn’t confirmed his loyalty either to the President, Acting President, or for that matter, to the Senate and other institutions of governance in this country. There are suggestions out there that he is… Continue reading Buhari’s kinsmen pressurising President to reinstate sacked DSS boss

Blog, News, Politics

Attacks of shekau’s may Make Life Difficult for Muslims,

A faction of Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) under the leadership of Abu Musab al-Barnawi has accused Abubakar Shekau of indiscriminate killing, which has made life difficult for Muslim to celebrate Islamic holidays publicly. However, the United States Government has declined comment on whether the closure of its Abuja embassy in… Continue reading Attacks of shekau’s may Make Life Difficult for Muslims,

Blog, News, Politics

Sack of Daura and police reform: Osinbajo is in order but

The ex-Provost Marshal of the Nigeria Army stated that much as he supports the action of the acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on the two issues, “it is always advisable that the principal(President Muhammadu Buhari) is made to be part of the decision taken to avoid such action having a serious devastating effect on the… Continue reading Sack of Daura and police reform: Osinbajo is in order but

Blog, News, Politics

As a survivor of Ife-Modakeke war, I am showing the evil of communal war

My early life was rough. My father was a civil servant with the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources but he died young. My mother was trading in vegetable which I must hawk in the morning before resuming in school for the afternoon session. The death of my father impeded my education. I had to… Continue reading As a survivor of Ife-Modakeke war, I am showing the evil of communal war

Blog, News, Politics

NASS should handle the issue of 2019 INEC budget

I think the issue of reconvening the NASS attracts too much importance, such that the budget of INEC should be handled in a bi-partisan way. It should not only be a partisan call of APC. Other parties should also call their members in the National Assembly and ask them to do whatever is necessary to… Continue reading NASS should handle the issue of 2019 INEC budget

Blog, News, Politics

God is responsible for all the evil in the world 2

Jesus reiterates this when he was told Lazarus was sick: “This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God may be glorified thr-ough it.” (John 11:4). In effect, God creates sickness so he would be glorified in healing it. This view conforms to Paul’s position that: “all… Continue reading God is responsible for all the evil in the world 2

Blog, News, Politics

We are one family and we can’t give up on Nigeria

Fashola, who spoke in Lagos during an interactive session with social clubs, urged Nigerians not to give up on renewed efforts to salvage the country, adding that the long term objective of government was to ensure competitiveness in the economy. “If there is one set of people that I believe should still have hope in… Continue reading We are one family and we can’t give up on Nigeria

Blog, News, Politics

Udom’s drive for total quality education in Akwa Ibom

The governor’s strides in the education sector in the last three years, despite the drop in revenue allocation to states, could be said to be highly impressive. This is manifest in the construction and renovation of classroom blocks in both primary and secondary schools across the state, regular payment of subventions to schools headmasters and… Continue reading Udom’s drive for total quality education in Akwa Ibom

Blog, News, Politics

Nigerian President stop Dalung now

Since the days of Alhaji Umaru Dikko who was said to be the most powerful minister during the second Republic under President Shehu Shagari between 1979 and 1983, Nigeria has never experienced any minister who can be said to be an untouchable like we are seeing today. Dikko was minister of transport but he was… Continue reading Nigerian President stop Dalung now

Blog, News, Politics

Broken hear everywhere

Nollywood stunning beauty, Damilola Adegbite, may still be a bit bitter about her marriage failing to go the distance and thus has got something against the menfolk. Some men think they can toy with women’s emotions. What goes around comes around baby. Karma will soon come for you. When you watch Yoruba movies and people… Continue reading Broken hear everywhere

Blog, News, Politics

APC & SARAKI A journey against historical pattern

At the centre of the evolving crisis is the singular determination of the national chairman to retrieve what he has termed as his party’s crown from the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki. “Saraki cannot run to another party with the crown of APC,” Oshiomhole told State House correspondents on August 1, after a meeting between… Continue reading APC & SARAKI A journey against historical pattern

Blog, Politics

Buharinomics leading Nigeria into another Debt Trap

The first thing which must shock most Nigerians, though not most people in advanced countries, is the fact that Nigeria lacks a comprehensive and coordinated economic policy. The reason for that is clear. Nobody at the top levels of government is an economist. Buhari is not, neither is Osinbajo – the Chairman of the Economic… Continue reading Buharinomics leading Nigeria into another Debt Trap

News, Politics

Ondo 2019: Akeredolu jittery over direct primaries, on collision course with APC NWC

Fear seems to have gripped the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State over the possibility of the National Working Committee, NWC, of the party adopting direct primaries for the state and National Assembly primary elections scheduled to hold next month. Leaders of the party, especially those not on the same page… Continue reading Ondo 2019: Akeredolu jittery over direct primaries, on collision course with APC NWC

Blog, News, Politics

Nigeria president finally return from London

Buhari’s jet touched down at the Presidential wing of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja SaturThe uncertainty surrounding the president's health had fueled rumours of his death in sections of the media Read more: https://www.naija.ng/1092900-breaking-president-buhari-finally-returns-nigeria-address-nation-photosvideo.html#1092900day evening. The President’s arrival was disclosed by his Personal Assistant on New Media, Ahmad Bashir, via his Twitter handle.Sharing a… Continue reading Nigeria president finally return from London

Blog, News, Politics

Court orders senator to appear over suit challenging defection

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has ordered that a senator, Stella Oduah, appear before it and state her defence in the suit filed against her by JohnMary Jideobi, an Abuja-based lawyer. The judge, Ahmed Musa made the order Tuesday following the petition filed to declare Mrs Oduah’s seat vacant after her defection from the People’s… Continue reading Court orders senator to appear over suit challenging defection

Blog, News, Politics

Illegal vacant seat declaring,PDP tells Niger Assembly

The PDP in its reaction to the lawmakers’ decision said, “We want to quickly say that the action of the Assembly is not only illegal but unconstitutional and should not stand “The Assembly does not have the power to declare the seat of a member vacant without first investigating the reasons why the legislator took… Continue reading Illegal vacant seat declaring,PDP tells Niger Assembly

Blog, News, Politics

Saraki Step Down For Jonathan In 2011 And Buhari In 2015

According to Baraje, “Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has been trying his luck on being the president of this country since 2011. He withdrew for the then candidate Goodluck Jonathan. In 2015, he also withdrew for the present President Muhammadu Buhari. So for somebody who has been nursing that kind of ambition, is it not right… Continue reading Saraki Step Down For Jonathan In 2011 And Buhari In 2015

Blog, News, Politics

We Were Not Elected to Only Pay Salaries

Addressing journalists last night after the meeting of the governors in Abuja, the Chairman of the NGF, who is also the Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, said there was no way the governors could perform magic if there were no funds. The governors called for the examination of the national income in the last… Continue reading We Were Not Elected to Only Pay Salaries

Blog, News, Politics

Godwin Ezeemo leave PPA for PDP

Ezeemo announced his defection when the PDP state leadership, led by its chairman, Chief Ndubisi Nwobu, paid a courtesy call on him in his Umuchu office. Giving reasons for his defection, Ezeemo said he had seen over the years that Nigerian electorate are still moved by big names instead of political ideology of parties. He… Continue reading Godwin Ezeemo leave PPA for PDP