All Progressives Congress (APC) vice presidential candidate, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has blasted President Goodluck Jonathan for going to the Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC) meeting. President Jonathan had attended the OIC meeting, making him the first president to do so since Nigeria was surreptitiously enlisted by President Ibrahim Babangida in 1986. Osinbajo revealed this today [...]
By Joe Nwankwo Assistant Editor, Abuja A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday ordered the service of court documents on the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Gen Mohammadu Buhari (rtd), in a suit seeking to, among others, restrain him from participating in the February 14 election. The court presided over by […]
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Five PDP governors will join APC â€“ Oyegun Five governors on the platform of Peopleâ€™s Democratic Party, especially those from the northern part of the country will soon dump the party for All Progressive Congress, Chief Odigie Oyegun, the National Chairman of the APC said in Benin City, Edo State, on Wednesday. Oyegun said he […]
President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday, hit at the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, saying what Nigeria needs is transformation in all sectors of its economy and not change. President Jonathan stated this during the Peoples Democratic Party presidential rally held at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin, the Edo State capital. â€Ž Jonathan, while speaking […]What Nigeria needs is transformation, not change
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Rules and Business, Senator Ita Enang, has asked the National Broadcasting Commission, to impose heavy sanctions on the Akwa Ibom State radio and television stations over their alleged unfair coverage of political developments in the state. Enang, who is representing Akwa Ibom North-East in the Senate, stated this in a... [Read More...]
The Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday vowed to punish any public official who betrayed the trust of Nigerians and illegally enriched himself under his administration. He also promised that there would be no hiding place for corrupt elected officials, including governors and all other government officials in his […]I will punish corrupt officials – Buhari vows
The Special Adviser to the President Goodluck Jonathan on Media & Publicity, Reuben Abati, has advised Governor of Rivers State and the Director-General, Buhari Presidential Campaign organisation, Rotimi Amaechi, to repent and 'change' his way, following his allegation that pastors took N6 billion bribe from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to campaign against the presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd).
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There can never be a perfect Leader. Most leaders do well in certain respects and fail in other respects. Also we may never all agree even on one area the leader has done well or has not done well. It all depends on the criteria for assessment. As example, for some people, a political leader...
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Health workers on Tuesday resumed duties in government-owned hospitals in Lagos after suspending their 11 weeks old strike. The workers, under the aegis of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), reported in large numbers at their various duty posts in compliance with the unionâ€™s directive. JOHESU had on Monday in Abuja directed all its members […]
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday declared an impeached governor of Adamawa State, Rear Admiral Murtala Nyako alongside his son, Abdul Aziz, wanted. Spokesman of the Commission, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, who announced this in a statement, said, â€œBoth are wanted in a case of criminal conspiracy, stealing, abuse of office and money […]EFCC declares former Adamawa Governor, Nyako’s son wanted
National leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party said it didn’t offer a bribe of N6bn to some Christian leaders for the purpose of helping President Goodluck Jonathan win the February 14 presidential election. The PDP’s National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Olisa Metuh, who spoke at a press briefing in Abuja on Wednesday, said the party was... [Read More...]
The Director General of Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organization, who made this remark while swearing in nine Permanent Secretaries at the Government House in Port Harcourt, pointed out that Nigerians were tired of the PDP leadership under President Goodluck Jonathan and needed change. Amaechi added that no matter the lies told by the leadership of the […]Amaechi says corruption will end if Buhari is elected
A former minister of petroleum and energy, Professor Tamuno David-West, has insinuated that President Goodluck Jonathan does not have a doctorate degree from the University of Port Harcourt as widely believed. The respected scholar, who disclosed this in Asari Toru, Rivers State, at the governorship rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC), asserted that all […]Professor David-West suggests Jonathan does not have Ph.D
The Students Union Government (SUG) of the Lagos State University (LASU) has endorsed All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship candidate, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode as the next governor of Lagos State. The Student Union President, Mr. Nurudeen Yusuf, at APCâ€™s rally in Ojo, said that the students had weighed the two major contenders for the post, Mr. […]
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is set to arraign Emmanuel Owoicho, Managing Director, Owoema Resources Limited and five others over an alleged N115m (One Hundred and Fifteen Million Naira) oil deal. Others are Michael Morowei Oghenemi, Managing Director Standard Allied Universal Concept Limited; Emeka Achielefu Nwangwa, Managing Director, Ann Petroleum Investment Company; Parbor […]EFCC set to arraign syndicate over N115m oil deal
Etisalat Nigeria has joined hands with the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS to support the National Agency for the Control of AIDS, in a campaign to ensure that no child in Nigeria is born with HIV. The UNAIDS and Etisalat partnership, sealed through a Memorandum of Understanding signed on Wednesday, will allow the telecommunications... [Read More...]
The National Universities Commission ( NUC) has abolished the award of Pass Degree in Nigerian Universities with effect from the 2013/ 2014 academic session. Prof Abdullahi Zuru, the Vice Chancellor of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, disclosed this on Wednesday at the 2014/2015 matriculation of 4,133 students of the institution. â€œThis has far reaching implications on […]NUC abolishes Pass Degree in Universities
By Obas Esiedesa Senior Reporter, Abuja A survey by polling firm, NOI Polls, ahead of governorship election in Lagos State has indicated a tight race between the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Akinwunmi Ambode, and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Jimi Agbaje. NOI Polls said the pre-election survey, which was recently conducted for […]
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The governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has said that Nigeria cannot afford not to have peaceful elections as the countryâ€™s unity must not be taken for granted. Uduaghan disclosed this yesterday in Asaba at a voters education meeting with traditional rulers, adding that all hands must be on deck to ensure that the […]Nigeria cannot afford to fail with 2015 elections â€” Uduaghan