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Crisis Hits Lagos APC as Parallel Congresses Hold

The erstwhile camaraderie within the Lagos State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been broken with news reaching us that a parallel congress of the party held today at the Airport Hotel Lagos. In a letter signed by Fouad Oki, who claims to be the State Chairman, he invited journalists to attend the congress and we were told ... Read More »

Opinion:Buhari’s End Game-Joe Iniodu

By Joe Iniodu President Muhammadu Buhari’s chances to be reelected in 2019 have continued to shrink giving legitimate reasons to adduce that the upcoming election may not be free and fair as the APC government may recourse to the illegitimate use of Federal might and brute force. The odds against PMB are high-from those who helped him attain the office ... Read More »

Opinion: Hate Speech Redefined by Tola Adeniyi

By Tola Adeniyi I wouldn’t know where the bogus concept of hate speech came from or who brought up the idea to the floor of the National Assembly but I know for certain what purpose it was meant to serve. Having messed up the sensibilities and sensitivities of the Nigerian citizenry by incessant and unrelenting  butchering of Nigerians  in a ... Read More »

UDOM AND MARTHA: REWARD FOR DILIGENT SERVICE

  By Joe  Iniodu All is set as Ibibio Nation, the fourth largest ethnic group in Nigeria rolls out the drums to celebrate its own in the persons of His Excellency Mr. Udom Emmanuel, executive governor of Akwa Ibom State, his dear wife and First Lady, Her Excellency, Mrs. Martha Udom Emmanuel. The reason for bestowing honour on this pair ... Read More »

Edo Governor aapoints Ihonbvere & 6 new Special Advisers

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has appointed Prof. Julius Ihonvbere as Chairman, Strategic Planning Team, Governor’s Office. He also named six Special Advisers. Thisday Deputy Group News Editor Crusoe Osagie is his Special Adviser, Media and Communication Strategy. A statement by Secretary to the State Government,  Osarodion Ogie said the governor named Chief Osaro Idah as Special Adviser on Political ... Read More »

“Corruption is a spirit, living in human beings”-Senator Borrofice

Senator Robert Borrofice representing Ondo North has revealed that the fight against corruption will not be easy because corruption is a spirit. In an interview with Leadership Newspaper, the Senator stated “Corruption is a dangerous thing that is not easy to fight because it is a spirit. It dwells with human beings. So definitely they will fight back, that is ... Read More »

20 years after: Yinka Odumakin remembers Ogoni Activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa

By Yinka Odumakin “My lord, We all stand before history. I am a man of peace, of ideas. Appalled by the denigrating poverty of my people who live on a richly endowed land, distressed by their political marginalisation and economic strangulation, angered by the devastation of their land, their ultimate heritage, anxious to preserve their right to life and to ... Read More »

Troops counter Boko Haram ambush in Yobe, lose 7 soldiers

Nigerian Army troops were engaged in an early morning battle with over 100 Boko Haram terrorists who tried to ambush the 120 Task Force Battalion troops, located at Goniri, Yobe State. A statement by the army spokesman, Sani Usman, said during the encounter, the terrorists killed seven soldiers and wounded nine others. “During the encounter, our gallant troops successfully repelled ... Read More »

eturn of the Okupe: “I wanted APC to breakup then but I wish them well now”

By Tersoo Achineku   Former Senior Special Adviser on Public Affairs to the Goodluck Jonathan and overall can’t-wait-to-say-stuff-that-will-generate-controversy guy, Doyin Okupe, has changed his opinion about the ruling All Progressives Congress.   Taking to Facebook on Thursday, Okupe announced that he no longer wanted the APC to disintegrate as it would spell doom for the nation.   Okupe also stated ... Read More »

Saraki is the Senate President!

Former Kwara State governor and senator representing Kwara Central, Senator Bukola Saraki, has emerged the new President of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. More details later……. Read More »