Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Politics and Governance

Afenifere Declares Support For Obasanjo’s Move To Kick Out Buhari, APC...

  Afenifere leader, Pa Fasoranti, on Monday drummed support for former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s opposition to the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration. Fasoranti, after meeting with...

United States Congress Staff Visits INEC

  As the elections are coming up the eyes of the world is on Nigeria, the biggest black nation. The world is interested in smooth...

Codefest Studio presents “Digital Democracy” To Mark May 29

  Codefest Nigeria, a Nigeria IT firm that organises hackathon event that brings together computer programmers to identify issues and create software in line with May...

Mbaise People Collapse Structure For Steve & ADP

  In one of the major communities that determines elections in Imo that is poised to give Rochas a nightmare , Mabise . A community...

No Foreign Pressure on President Buhari to Drop 2nd Term Bid...

It is necessary to respond to a tendentious story published today as cover choice by Daily Independent Newspaper. Under the headline, ‘Pressure mounts on Buhari...

Ike Ekweremadu Raises Point of Order On The Lopsided Appointments

  "Today, I raised a Point of Order on the lopsided appointments by the executive arm of government. This position was supported by many Senators,...

NBA to Partner with EFCC in the Fight Against Corrruption

  Newly elected executive officers of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Benin Branch have promised to partner with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,...

How Kano Citizens Swam Away Their Lack In Ganduje’s Swimming Pool

Parks are luxury in Nigerian cityscape , some administrators consider it a waste of public space and folks consider it elitist. In saner climes...

HERDSMEN KILLINGS: NIGERIAN CATHOLIC BISHOPS TAKE CASE TO ROME FOR DIRECTION

  Plenary session of the Ad Limina of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) with the Holy Father Pope Francis yesterday in the Vatican....

2019: My ambition not worth anybody’s blood- Nneji

  The foremost APGA governorship aspirant in Imo state, Mr. Frank Nneji has frowned upon the do or die approach to politics in the state...

APC National Convention: Challenges and Reassurance By Party Stalwarts

  Over 6,800 delegates would head to Abuja sooner for the APC convention. Lately, the party has been in one for of court suit or...

AS FRANK NNEJI GETS FORM, IMO INDIGENES GET HAPPIER

  The top contender for Imo state governorship seat on the platform of All Progressive Grand Alliance APGA and founder of ABC Transport, Mr. Frank...

President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2018 Democracy Day speech ON MAY 29, 20187

  My Dear Nigerians! Today marks the 19thyear of our nascent democracy and the 3rdAnniversary of this administration. I am thankful to Almighty God for bringing...

SHOULD WE FOLLOW OBASANJO? AS NIGERIA DRIFTS UNDER BUHARI 

  Obasanjo has seen it all in Nigeria in his lifetime. He has fought a war to keep Nigeria one. He has ruled Nigeria, not...

DINO MELAYE SPEAKS AFTER FAILED RECALL

Dino Melaye has reacted to the failed attempt to recall him from the Senate saying he will continue to stand by the truth. In a...

THE CONFUSION OF LEADERSHIP IN AFRICA

  "A community can only be said to be democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic and social...

President Buhari Shows Appreciation To ECOWAS

President Buhari has been elected of ECOWAS, the regional body of West African countries. The president took to social media to react. He said "...

Imo Guber: Youths root for ABC Transport Boss

  As the preparations for various parties primaries are coming to a head, youths from the 27 local government areas of Imo State have cued...

ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE...

  I am pleased to be in your midst today on this occasion of the commissioning of the Nigerian Navy Reference Hospital, Calabar. I join...

Trump invites Buhari to Washington

  Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will be the guest of US President Donald Trump on 30 April in Washington, the White House announced on Sunday. According...

Imo State Guber: Frank Nneji, His Life, His Intention and...

Imo Guber: Frank Nneji, His Life, His Intention and His Qualifications Mr. Frank Nneji was born on 30th April, 1960 in Kaduna. He hails from...

PRESIDENT BUHARI MOURNS DELTA APC CHIEFTAIN, PASTOR AGINIGHAN, SON, ORDERLY

  President Muhammadu Buhari joins members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Ijaw Community in Delta State in mourning former acting Managing Director...

Mr President, Please Don’t Contest Again

  In the build up to the 2011 general elections, I was humbled and honoured as a columnist when I got a letter personally signed...

PRESIDENT BUHARI DECRIES INCREASED CHEAPENING OF HUMAN LIVES; URGES RESTRAINT IN...

  President Muhammadu Buhari has decried how increasingly cheap human life was becoming in Nigeria, as desperate people pursued their quest for instability and chaos...

We’ve Learnt From Our Mistakes, PDP Apologises To Nigerians

Giving a keynote speech on Monday, at an event in Abuja with the theme: Nation-building: Resetting The Agenda, he admitted that although the party...

NOA ADVISES NIGERIANS TO REGISTER TO VOTE IN 2019 ELECTION

  As the deadline set by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for Voter Registration approaches, the National Orientation Agency (NOA) has urged Nigerians, eighteen...

The President Has Over Performed – Festus Keyamo

Festus Keyamo, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria and a member of APC. He worries over what politicians would tell their people to reelect them....

SPEECH BY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI DURING THE WORKING LUNCH ON HIS...

    I have just had excellent discussions with President Trump and I would like to reiterate my immense gratitude to you, Mr. President for your...

Imo State Citizens Splashed With Gifts In An Empowerment Program

  It's not a doubt that the government of Rochas Okorocha has brought a lot of development to the State of Imo, a situation many...

STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND SPEAKER OF THE...

  1. It is a matter of record that yesterday, lawmakers and staff of the National Assembly were prevented from entering the National Assembly Complex...

IMO GUBER: I AM STILL MUCH IN THE GAME – FRANK...

    Our attention has been drawn to a mischievous rumour making the rounds that Mr. Frank Nneji OON has abandoned his governorship bid and would...

Nigeria Senate Website, It’s Shutdown & Implications For The Country

The Senate website http://www.senate.gov.ng is suspended by its host, a USA based company, BlueHOSTS. Could be one of two things. 1. Unpaid bills, which cannot (actually)...

Oshiomhole declares for APC chairmanship seat

  Immediate past governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole will, on Thursday, formally declare his intention to run for the National Chairmanship of the...

BAYELSA ASPIRANTS PLEDGE TO WORK FOR PDP

...AS DICKSON REINSTATES 131 POLITICAL APPOINTEES, CIVIL SERVANTS WHO LOST PRIMARIES Political appointees in Bayelsa State have pledged unflinching loyalty and commitment to the Governor...

Ekweremadu: Why We Passed the Not Too Young to Run Bill

  The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has explained that the National Assembly passed the constitution amendment bill, which sought to reduce...

2019: APC DROPS ORTOM, GEMADE, UDENDE FOR JIME, ORUBIBI, MULYA

  The leadership of the APC both in Benue state and Abuja has finally dropped the governor of the state, Dr. Samuel Ortom, and settled...

Dino Melaye Touches the lives of Kogi People Positively

Dino Melaye, one of the most popular Nigeria senators ,who recently was accosted by the police at the airport when he was about embarking...

Nigeria, China to Sign $328 Million Agreement on ICT as President...

President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Beijing Saturday to attend the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) holding September 3 – 4, 2018. During...

Atiku : Why the Maths Scares Me ~ Isah Mansur

Yes, the Maths scares me. Atiku will sweep SS and SE; sweep most of NC especially Benue, Kwara, Plateau and Kogi (forget about Yahaya...

ADP ADDRESSES NIGERIANS AT THEIR FIRST YEAR ANNIVERSARY – STEVE UWAZIE 

    It is my pleasure to address the Great people of our Party on this special day marking the celebration of our 1 year existence...

REMARKS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC...

  I thank you very much for taking the time to pay this visit today and for the issues you have raised. The recent killings in...

Breaking! Mace Not Seen in Nigerian Senate

  Mace is a symbol, not just an item. In any house of representative or Senate, it shows a whole lot of things such as...

FRONTLINE APGA IMO GOVERNORSHIP  ASPIRANT, MR FRANK NNEJI TAKES HIS “REBUILD...

      A movement to change the narrative of Imo State and give her the rightful place in the nation's socio-economic space today commenced in the...

Legalization of Abortion In Ireland, Matters Arising & Implications

  Legalisation of abortion can only work best if having sex is prohibited law. Ireland will collapse if she finally ends up to legalize abortion,many abortion...

Executive Order No. 008 of 2018

On the Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularization Scheme (“VOARS”) Whereas the Constitution imposes a duty on every citizen to declare his/her income and assets fully and...

IKE EKWEREMADU: THE MOST MISINTERPRETED AND MISUNDERSTOOD POLITICIAN

  The issue of Ike Ekwremadu has been in the news lately! Some say that he is unhappy with PDP, some said that he is...

Investing in Africa: Creating an Advanced Ecosystem of Corporate-backed Innovation

Over the past two decades, a number of African economies have shown remarkable growth – with several African corporates establishing a formidable presence in...

FG seeks partnership with VOA to fight fake news

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has urged the Voice of America (VOA) to partner with the Nigerian government to fight...

PRESS STATEMENT BY MR. PRESIDENT DURING HIS VISIT TO THE UNITED...

Good day, Ladies and Gentlemen of the media. It has been a pleasure and honour to visit Washington DC at the kind invitation of President...

FRENCH PRESIDENT’S VISIT AND THE APPLICATION OF DIPLOMACY 101

Many of us might not be keenly following the visit of the young French president (Emmanuel Macron) who is currently in Nigeria for...

Senator Uche Ekwunife: An Amazon In The Senate Chambers 

    That lady is an Amazon isn't an understatement, having demonstrated that she has the guts, capacity and dexterity to represent her people. One of...

RE: INVITATION TO SEN. BUKOLA SARAKI, THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE,...

· The Senate President must honour Police Invitation; otherwise the Force will not hesitate to use all the instruments of the Law to ensure...

OWERRI NORTH APC CHAIRMAN RETURNS OWELLE’S VEHICLE WITH DIGNITY

  In obedience to good conscience, morality and commitment to equity and justice ahead of 2019 political permutations, the Chairman All Progressives Congress Owerri North...

PPC CHOOSES VICTOR OKHAI, AS THEIR PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE

  A polyglot with the rare capacity to understand and speak Nigeria's three major languages of Edo, Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba and three major international...

Mbaitoli Folks Support Ugwumba in Defiance to Rochas Anointed

  The largest Local Government in Imo State known as Mbaitoli. Mbaitoli, storms IMO government house in a grand style, set to endorsed the most...

THIS IS THE MEANING OF RESTRUCTURING AS CANVASSED BY SOUTHERN NIGERIA

  You know I am a leader in the South West and at the National convention, I was elected as the leader of the Yoruba...

Must Africans Preach Respect To  Europeans ?

Sometime ago, when Trump called African nations and Haiti shithole nation's, people condemned him and saying that the saying is racist. But one thing...

ONLY THE BLIND WON’T SEE BUHARI’S ACHIEVEMENTS –PRESIDENCY

    The Presidency on Thursday showcased some of the economic achievements said to have been recorded by the present administration and said only the blind...

Ekiti Governorship Election: A mockery of democracy – ADP

  The National Chairman of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), Engr. Yabagi Yusuf sani has observed that the just concluded Governorship election in Ekiti State...
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