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Cracks, controversy trail Ambode’s true state of origin

The hottest commodity in Lagos APC and the man who is reportedly being prepared as next Governor of Lagos, Mr. Akinwunmi, Ambode  has been hit by a major identity crises! Ambode who has widely declared that he is from Epe in Lagos and in deed has links with the popular Edu family has been accused of being a smart lair, ... Read More »

Ekiti Gears Up For Jonathan Visit

Police authorities in Ekiti State have beefed up security in the build up to planned visit of President Goodluck Jonathan to the state on Thursday. The President is being expected in Ekiti to drum up support for Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) standard-bearer in the June 21 governorship election in the state, Ayo Fayose. To underscore the importance of the election ... Read More »

Exclusive: JONATHAN‘S TEAM WOOS NOLLYWOOD AHEAD 2015

It was disguised as a meeting to chart a new course for the movie industry in Nigeria, but the discussions that ensued during the meeting pointed to one direction: 2015. Yesterday afternoon at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, many top practitioners in the movie industry-Actors, Producers and Directors were hosted by a team from the Presidency headed by ... Read More »

AS PRESIDENT, I WOULD HAVE VISITED CHIBOK-DELE MOMODU

NCP Presidential candidate in the last elections, has said that President Goodluck Jonathan has no excuse for not visiting Chibok to assess the situation and give a shoulder of support to the distressed parents of the missing girls. Speaking as a guest on Channels TV’s Political Today programme, Chief Momodu who is the Publisher of Ovation Magazine said that by ... Read More »

PRESIDENCY REPLIES AKANDE: GOVT NOT ON AUTO PILOT

The Presidency on has tongue-thrashed Chief Bisi Akande, the Interim Chairman of the opposition party, All Progressives Congress (APC)over his assertion during a world press conference that “Nigeria is on auto pilot”. Presidential Spokesperson, Dr Reuben Abati, in a statement issued in Abuja said that Akande and his party were “dishonest and unpatriotic” in making such claim. “Nigeria is not ... Read More »

AKWA-IBOM PDP CRISES CONSUMES AHMED GULAK

There are strong indications that Alhaji Ahmed Gulak, the Politcal Adviser to President Goodluck who was yesterday kicked out of the cabinet was another victim of the high wire politics going on in Akwa-Ibom State. Gulak had angered senior Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) figures in the state when he went to launch the Goodluck Support Group without the input of ... Read More »

AMOSUN, OSOBA GROUPS HOLD SEPARATE CONGRESSES

  All Progressive Congress (APC) has been preaching the gospel of change which it hopes to spread to all parts of Nigeria, but it seems it has not done enough to convince its own members in Ogun State-as two separate congresses were held yesterday. The cracks in the party worsened three days ago, when an appeal panel set up to ... Read More »

JONATHAN TO BOKO HARAM; “YOU WILL PAY”

President Goodluck Jonathan for once jettisoned his cool mien and wore a tough toga as he promised that his government will make sure Boko Haram insurgents pay dearly for all the lives they have taken. Speaking at the 4th Annual Presidential Breakfast Parayer held at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Asokoro, Abuja the President stated And, of course, no matter ... Read More »

RUN JONATHAN RUN-OBA OF BENIN URGES PRESIDENT

Barely three weeks after the elders and people of the South South zone endorsed him for another term, Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has got another supporter and this time is the very influential Oba of Benin, Omo n’Oba n’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Erediauwa. The wishes of the revered Oba to Mr president was delivered by his son and heir, Prince Eheneden ... Read More »

WIKE HAS NO BACKING OF IJAW ELDERS FOR GOVERNORSHIP

Elders of Ijaws in Rivers State have said that the Supervising Minister of Education Nyesom Wike does not have their backing to run for Governor in 2015. The elders, in an advertorial in a national daily on their behalf by the Andoni-Opobo-Nkoro Leaders of Thought, said it is the turn of the riverine area to lead the state. The statement by Prof ... Read More »