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Parties Raise Alarm Over Jega’s Removal

The All Progressives Congress (APC) and Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP) have expressed concern over an alleged bid to oust the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega. APC has also warned of the relentless scheming by the Jonathan administration and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) “to push for another postponement of the 2015 general ... Read More »

Save Buhari From Tinubu-Fayose Cries

The Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has called on Nigerians, especially northern leaders. to save the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), from former Lagos State Governor, Senator Bola Tinubu and his cabal in the APC. To buttress his consistent claim that Buhari was ill, he wondered why Buhari hadn’t returned to Nigeria ... Read More »

Akwa Ibom Traders Converge For Udom Emmanuel (With Pictures)

Whenever you see a crowd of people in Akwa Ibom, all ecstatic and in one accord, then you can bet that Governorship hopeful, Udom Emmanuel is the center of attraction. The case was no different recently as the PDP’s flag bearer for the upcoming Gubernatorial Elections turned up in style to meet with the market men and women of  Akwa Ibom. ... Read More »

The Rise and Rise of Mavin Records

If you haven’t heard about the MAVINs then there are two things involved. One, you’re a rebel fighter in Mogadishu Somalia or two, you’re alien. Any other argument is literally invalid. When Micheal Collins Enebili, popularly known as Don Jazzy started MAVIN Records, tongues wagged and people laughed, saying that the move was merely a defense mechanism to D’banj’s departure ... Read More »

Presidency Might Sack Jega Next Week

All Progressives Congress (APC) senators yesterday raised the alarm about a plot to force Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman Prof. Attahiru Jega to go on terminal leave next week. The caucus said that the plot to force Jega out of office before the rescheduled Match 28 presidential election is being orchestrated by some members of the ruling Peoples Democratic ... Read More »

Police Nabs Okrika Violence Suspects

Police detectives have queried top Rivers Peoples Democratic party (PDP) members over the mayhem at an All Progressives Congress (APC) rally in Okrika, hometown of First Lady Dame Patience Jonathan. Hon. Evans Bipi, who claims to be the Speaker of the Rivers State House of Assembly, was, on Wednesday, quizzed by the police.Two other prominent members of the PDP, including Hon. ... Read More »

Buhari, Jonathan Supporters Lock Horns In London

Despite a sunny spell in the morning, the British weather turned on its head at about 10.am in a strange sign that the biggest event of any Nigerian political talk in recent times in the United Kingdom was about to begin. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari took notice of this sudden drizzle outside, cleared his throat calmly and looked straight into the select audience ... Read More »

US Approves Open Internet Bill

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission put strict rules into place today to uphold the principle of net neutrality, ensuring that the internet as we know it will continue to stay “fast, fair and open.” In a 3-to-2 vote, the FCC enacted a new Open Internet Order to replace its Open Internet rules from 2010, which were struck down in federal court ... Read More »

I am a Converted Democrat Buhari tells Chatham House

Permit me to start by thanking Chatham House for the invitation to talk about this important topic at this crucial time. When speaking about Nigeria overseas, I normally prefer to be my country’s public relations and marketing officer, extolling her virtues and hoping to attract investments and tourists. But as we all know, Nigeria is now battling with many challenges, ... Read More »

Jonathan’s Aides Plot Anti-Buhari Protests In London

A protest is set for today in London against All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Gen. Muhammadu Buhari – at a price. The Presidency is spending thousands of dollars on the protest, which is meant to take the shine off Gen. Buhari’s lecture at the prestigious Chatham House. Besides some presidential aides, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governor is said ... Read More »