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Bamidele’s defection, good riddance to bad rubbish

In this interview with AKINWALE ABOLUWADE, the acting state Chairman, All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State, Olajide Awe, responds to sundry issues, including Opeyemi Bamidele’s
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Defected govs vow not to return to ruling party, PDP

Four of the five former Peoples Democratic Party’s governors, who defected to the opposition All Progressives Congress, have vowed not to return to the ruling...
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Aminu Tambuwal attends meeting with Buhari, Tinubu, others

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress and governors elected on the platform of the party met with governors who defected from the Peoples Democratic Party...
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Rebel governors renew their war of words with Tukur again

The New Peoples Democratic Party and the Bamanga Tukur-led PDP  have  renewed their war of words on  the crisis rocking the ruling party.While the New...
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Ghana Supreme Court upholds President John Dramani Mahama’s win

 Ghana’s Supreme Court on Thursday upheld President John Dramani Mahama’s win in elections last year, dismissing the opposition’s case alleging voter fraud in a test...
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President Jonathan Orders The Release Of ALL Women Held Because Of Connection To Boko Haram Sect

President Jonathan granting Boko Haram demands? President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered that all women held in connection with the activities of the Boko Haram sect in...
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United Kingdom still waiting for Diepreye Alamieyeseigha to be extradited back

The United Kingdom has said that it has not given up on its efforts to extradite former Bayelsa State governor, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, back to Britain...
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Ebonyi Deputy Speaker Impeached Over Insubordination

 The Deputy Speaker of  the Ebonyi State House of Assembly, Mr. Valentine Okike, was Thursday impeached on the grounds of gross misconduct, insubordination and plot...
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Senators and House of Representatives to get a new salary increase

Nigeria’s National Assembly, NASS, members comprising the Senate and House of Representatives, are in for yet another increase in their take-home pay. Going by an...
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Babatunde Fashola - Governors Are Not In Same Class With Ministers

Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos state says appointed federal ministers can never be in the same class with elected governors in the country, adding that...
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Leaked Video Of Gen. Diya Oladipo Crying And Kneeling To Beg Sani Abacha For Forgiveness - Video

At 42:00 mins into the video General Diya Oladipo is seen in a video recording shown at the Oputa panel, kneeling and weeping before Gen,...
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Ekiti State Governor Fayemi Names New Cabinet

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has forwarded a list of 19 nominees to the State House of Assembly for consideration as commissioners.This is in...
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Presidency Has Lost Credibility Over Its Handling Of The First Lady's Illness

The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has congratulated First Lady Patience Jonathan for her miraculous return from the dead, while slamming the presidency for losing...
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President Jonathan Didn’t Sign The Agreement To Only Serve Four Years – Yakassai

The mystery over President Goodluck Jonathan’s alleged agreement with northern governors of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in 2011 not to contest the 2015 presidential election...
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President Goodluck Jonathan's Facebook Address To Nigerians

Today, this address to Nigerians appeared on Goodluck Jonathan's Facebook page. The piece focuses on economy and investment, also on youths' employment, railways and pipelines'...
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President Goodluck Jonathan okays sharing of $1bn by states

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the distribution of $1billion from the Excess Crude Account among the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to...
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Sullivan Chime, Enugu State Governor Undergoing Treatment In London Hospital

Fresh facts emerged yesterday on the whereabouts of Governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu State, who has not been seen in public since September 19, 2012,...
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Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha Declares 2 Weeks Christmas Public Holiday

The governor of imo state, Owelle Rochas Okorocha yesterday at owerri Imo state capital gave civil servants in Imo state two weeks public holiday for...
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Dr. Olusegun Mimiko: The man they call Iroko

Iroko is a large hardwood tree found mostly in the west coast of tropical Africa. According to the Yoruba tradition, any man who cuts down...
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Action Congress of Nigeria Splashes N100 Aketi-Customized Recharge Card

Report has it that the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in a last bid move to canvass for support for the flagbearer of the party...
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Abdullahi Bello, Kogi State House Of Assembly Impeached

The Kogi State House of Assembly has impeached the Speaker of the Assembly, Abdullahi Bello. Reports indicate that the deputy speaker, and 10 other principal...
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First Independence Day Speech By Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Prime Minister, 1960

Today is Independence Day. The first of October 1960 is a date to which for two years every Nigerian has been eagerly looking forward. At...
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2012 National Honours List

1 "DR. MIKE ADENUGA, CON" "CHAIRMAN/CEO, GLOBACOM NIG LTD)" GCON   2 HON. JUSTICE MAHMUD MOHAMMED SUPREME COURT JUDGE CFR   3 HON. JUSTICE WALTER S. NKANU ONNOGHEN SUPREME...
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Alhaji Ahmed Gulak calls for Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha’s impeachment

Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Political Matters, Alhaji Ahmed Gulak, has called for Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha’s impeachment by the state House...
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Ijaw leaders in secret meeting in Bayelsa State over Jonathan’s safety

NOTABLE Ijaw leaders met behind closed doors in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State on the security situation in the country and the safety of President Goodluck Jonathan.Jonathan,...
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Sheik Ahmad Abubakar: “Kill the Igbo, General Azubuike Ihejirika And Jonathan Will be Plucked Off”

The Irish man, Edmund Burke, a onetime statesman, author, orator, political theorist and philosopher who served for many years in the House of Commons of...
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Christians in the North ask President Goodluck Jonathan to resign

Christians in the North have asked President Goodluck Jonathan to resign over his comment on Boko Haram. Jonathan was quoted to have said he could not...
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Ambassador Ebunoluwa Oyagbola: First female minister route for female presidency

Ahead of the 2015 general election, the first female minister in Nigeria, Ambassador Ebunoluwa Oyagbola, on Saturday in Abuja called for the election of a...
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Alhaji Asari Dokubo, NDPF leader doubts government can stop Boko Haram

An NDPF leader said he is doubtful of the Nigerian government's ability to contain Boko Haram. Niger Delta People Volunteer Force leader Alhaji Asari Dokubo has...
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African First Ladies Begin Summit Despite Drama And Controversy

It is expected to be an edifice for peace and conflict resolution in 12 months when it is projected to be completed. However, the foundation for...
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Death Of President John Atta Mills: Electoral Implications In Ghana

John Atta Mills, the late president of Ghana, died Tuesday at 68. Mills had just celebrated his birthday on July 21. Ghana’s presidential and general elections...
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Chief Amitolu Shittu: Our leaders have no passion for us

The National Coordinator of Committee for Democracy and Rights of the People, Chief Amitolu Shittu, in this interview with MUDIAGA AFFE, highlights the lapses in...
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Goodluck Jonathan tasks new CJN on delayed trials, corruption, security

President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, charged Justice Aloma Mukhtar, the new Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, to tackle delay in the dispensation of justice, cases of...
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Governor Adams Oshiomhole Laughs Last, Story Of His Victory

The Edo State 2012 governorship election has come and gone, leaving in its wake a landslide victory for Governor Adams Oshiomhole.Before the election, stalwarts of...
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Comrade Adams Oshiomhole wins Edo polls

The Governor of Edo State , Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has been re-elected to pilot the affairs of the state in the next four years.The Independent...
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Senator Usman Albishir Dies In Auto Accident

A senator who served between 1999 and 2007, Usman Albishir, is dead. He reportedly died this morning in an accident along Kano-Zaria road. Senator Albishir represented...
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President Goodluck Jonathan: Nigerians Are Having Too Many Children

Nigerians should limit the number of children they are having, according to the country's leader. President Goodluck Jonathan said people were having too many children, and...
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President Jonathan off to Brazil as Kaduna, Yobe burns

  As violence continued in some parts of Kaduna State on Monday and fresh attacks were reported in Damaturu, Yobe State, President Goodluck Jonathan, will depart...
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FCT Minister Seizes Turai Yar’adua's Land for Dame Patience Jonathan

Controversy over the land started after the FCT revoked ownership, which had been granted to a non-governmental organisation (NGO) Women And Youth Empowerment Foundation (WAYEF),...
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Cabinet Reshuffle: Ojo Maduekwe, Bianca Ojukwu, Others Get Letter

Former Foreign Affairs Minister Ojo Maduekwe is back on the beat, deployed to Canada as Nigeria's ambassador. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief got his...
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Family of Chief Moshood Abiola want him declared past president

The family of the acclaimed winner of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief Moshood Abiola, on Tuesday in Abeokuta said the best way...
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