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I’m First Lady Because I’m Educated

The First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, has advised Nigerian youths not to undermine the importance of education, saying without education, she would not have BECOME the first lady of the country. Speaking at a rally of the women wing of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akure, the Ondo State capital Tuesday,  the first lady accused the presidential candidate of ... Read More »

Jega Announces Procedures for Voting, Release of Results

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, on Tuesday released the processes and procedures for the elections as well as the processes of releasing the results during the polls by the presiding officers. Speaking at a stakeholders’ summit with political parties, Jega informed those present that accreditation of voters would take place from 8a.m. till ... Read More »

Court Shuts out UPN from Participating in Presidential Election

Court grants ex-boxer bail

A Federal High Court in Lagos Tuesday shut out the Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) from participating in this week’s presidential election. The trial judge, Justice Okon Abang, while ruling on the motion to join the All Progressives Congress (APC) which was seeking to be joined as a co-defendant in the UPN’s suit, held that assuming without deciding that the ... Read More »

German Plane Crashes In France With 148 Onboard

A Germanwings Airbus A320 plane carrying at least 148 people crashed Tuesday in mountainous southeastern France, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls told reporters. Valls said he fears those aboard the flight from Barcelona, Spain, to Dusseldorf, Germany — 142 passengers and six crew members — may be dead. French President Francois Hollande also said no survivors were expected. The plane ... Read More »

Wike’s Wife Pays Patience Jonathan N200m Monthly-Ameachi

RIVERS State Governor and Director-General of the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has accused the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state, Chief Nyesom Wike, of giving $1m (N199m) monthly to the wife of the President, Mrs. Patience Jonathan. Amaechi, who spoke on Saturday at a praise and worship session organised by the Ikwerre ... Read More »

I left APC because of treachery-Ikuru, He is a liar-Amaechi

The political chess game that has been going on as Nigeria’s general elections gathers momentum is getting more intriguing by the day, the latest drama is the announcement by the Deputy Governor of Rivers State, Engr. Tele Ikuru that he has defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the People Democratic Party (PDP). His decision will definitely send shock ... Read More »

Behind The Scenes: 9ice And Tuface LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL

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Do Not Celebrate Yet-Experts Warn On Boko Haram War

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday said the military hopes to recapture towns seized by Boko Haram within a month, in what would be a swift victory after six years of bloody conflict. But experts warned against any premature declaration of victory, with the militants still proving capable of carrying out deadly hit-and-run strikes and indications of coalition lapses. Jonathan, ... Read More »

Ignore Police Order On Voting Process-APC Urges Nigerians

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday told Nigerian voters to “ignore the unlawful order” by the Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba urging them to go home after casting their ballots during the forthcoming elections. In a statement issued in Lagos by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said the electorate should rather listen to the INEC ... Read More »

I Will Win But I Am Not In A Hurry-Jonathan

Sounding more confident, President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday affirmed that he would surely win the presidential election scheduled for next Saturday. Also, the President said at a book launch in Abuja the same day that his quest to continue in office was not borne out of desperation. In a related development, with seven days to the poll, Kevin, Charlyn and ... Read More »