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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 »

Buhari Threatens To Sue PDP Over Boko Haram Allegation

A former head of state and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to retract its wild accusation linking him with the Boko Haram terrorist acts, tender an unreserved public apology to him or face a legal action. In a statement he personally signed in ... Read More »

INSECURITY: ORJI KALU MEETS IBB IN MINNA

There are strong indications that the state of insecurity in the country was top on the agenda as businessman and politician, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu met former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babaginda in Minna, Niger State. The meeting which transpired at IBB’s famous Hilltop Mansion lasted for over two hours and according to the former Governor of Abia State, ... Read More »

KOGI GOVERNOR DISSOLVES CABINET

Governor Idris Wada of Kogi  State yesterday, dissolved the State Executive Council. In a statement issued by Mr Jacob Edi, Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Strategy, in Lokoja, the cabinet was dissolved shortly after the weekly Executive Council Meeting. The statement quoted Governor Wada as thanking the 16 commissioners for their services to the government and people of the state ... Read More »