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The Stupidity of a Nation: The Tale of A Never Ending Civil War

By Tersoo Achineku   There are two things that are infinite, the universe and human stupidity. From my past experiences I have learnt the hard way to stop using the sentence; How Stupid Can You Get? As it seems to elicit a silent reply; Challenge Accepted. Human stupidity these days have aggravated to frightening scales ranging from uploading a sex ... Read More »

Push APC into Atlantic Ocean, Agbaje tells Igbo

The Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in Lagos State, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, has urged Igbo across the state to push the All Progressives Congress ‘into the lagoon’ by voting for him on Saturday. Agbaje said this while addressing Igbo traders at the Alaba International Market on Thursday. The PDP candidate urged them to ignore the threats made by the Oba ... Read More »

APC In Trouble As Supporters U-Turn To Udom Emmanuel

All does not appear well in the political camp of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State as hundreds of grass root mobilizers, ward and unit officers of the party have declared their support for the candidature of the PDP standard bearer, Mr Udom Emmanuel. The APC party men and their supporters, who came together under the aegis ... Read More »

Ibos Drag Oba Akiolu To Human Rights Commission

As reactions continue to trail the threat by the Oba of Lagos,Rilwan Akiolu to drown Igbos in Lagos  should  they fail to vote his preferred candidate Akinwumi Ambode of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Saturday’s governorship elections in the state Igbo groups in Lagos have dragged the Oba to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). In a petition sent ... Read More »

Ojukwu Should Have Acted Like Jonathan

A former Minister of Defence and Chairman of Victim Support Fund, Theophilus Danjuma, has blamed the leader of the defunct Biafra, the late Chukwuemeka Ojukwu, for the civil war, which resulted in the death of nearly a million Nigerians. Danjuma said this on Wednesday after President Goodluck Jonathan paid him a private visit in his Asokoro, Abuja residence. He argued ... Read More »

Obasanjo, Elechi In Secret Meeting

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo

A former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, and Governor Martin Elechi of Ebonyi State met for over two hours on Wednesday on issues bordering on Saturday’s governorship and state House of Assembly elections in the state. It was learnt from sources in the state that the meeting, which held at the Government House in Abakaliki, the state capital, had ... Read More »

You Can Be Impeached-Falana Warns Fayose

A Lagos-based lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has advised the Ekiti State governor, Ayo Fayose, to take the impeachment notice served on him by the 19 All Progressives Congress members of the state House of Assembly seriously, saying the notice is valid before the law. Citing sections 91, 96 and 188 of the country’s constitution, Falana explained that what was ... Read More »

Ekiti On Fire

Armed policemen and soldiers took over strategic places in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital on Tuesday as the anti-impeachment protests by the Peoples Democratic Party members entered the second day. The mayhem which also took place in Igede,   Itawure, Efon Alaaye, Iworoko, Aisegba, Ikere, Ise, Ogotun and Igbemo,   led to the death of one person, accidents and the closure ... Read More »

APC Now House Of Reps Majority

The All Progressives Congress will firmly be in control of the 8th House of Representatives as the majority party with over 214 members. There are a total of 360 seats in the second chamber of the National Assembly. Figures emerging from the outcome of the March 28 National Assembly poll, show that APC members are now 214, against the Peoples ... Read More »

Oba Rilwan Saga Continues

Just as expected, the statement by Oba Rilwan Akiolu of Lagos, where he ordered Igbo residents in Lagos to vote Akinwunmi Ambode, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in Saturday’s gubernatorial elections or face his wrath elicited condemnations from individuals and groups across the country. The Oba, in the statement on Sunday, the audio of which had since gone viral ... Read More »