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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 »

DON’T PLAY POLITICS WITH THE LIVES OF NIGERIANS-OBANIKORO WARNS APC

The Minister of State for Defence,  Amb. Musiliu Obanikoro has urged the opposition All Progressives Congress to desist from politicking with the insecurity in the country, noting that the situation deserves the attention and support of all Nigerians Obanikoro who was on Channels TV Flagship programme, Sunrise Daily stated “ We can play politics but we should not play politics ... Read More »

Tinubu Declares Presidential Ambition

After weeks of denials, for the first time ever, the former Governor of Lagos State and a leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has revealed that he has presidential ambition. Tinubu said he has the right to be the President of Nigeria regardless of his religion and state of origin, telling those mounting opposition against his ... Read More »

AKPABIO CONFIRMS THAT APC GOVERNORS WERE NOT INVITED FOR SECURITY MEETING

Governor of Akwa-Ibom State and Chairman, PDP Governor’s Forum has cleared the air on the absence of APC Governors at the expanded National Security Council Meeting called by the President  to review the security situation in the country. Akpabio noted that the meeting was at the instance of PDP Governors and when asked by reporters if his APC colleagues were ... Read More »

PDP WILL TAKE BACK KWARA-OYEDEPO, NEW STATE CHAIRMAN

The new Chairman of the PDP in Kwara, Chief Iyiola Oyedepo, has boasted that the party will take back power in the state next year. Oyedepo spoke in Ilorin on Thursday after the swearing in of the new PDP executive members by the immediate past Caretaker Chairman, Mr Solomon Edojah. “PDP will regain its stolen mandate from the All Progressives ... Read More »