POLITICS

Elections: Ex-Minister Olubolade, Retired Generals, Others Endorse Buhari

Elections: Ex-Minister Olubolade, Retired Generals, Others Endorse Buhari

Chris Steven, Abuja Retired military officers in the three armed of the military; army, navy and air force, on Monday endorsed the candidacy of President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the February 16 presidential election. The retired officers led by former military administrator of Lagos State Brig.Gen Buba Marwa (rtd) have in attendance  a former Minister […]

Why Fayemi MUST Probe Fayose

Why Fayemi MUST Probe Fayose

Samuel Popoola     Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi, while fielding questions from State House correspondents after a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari, late last year, on whether he would probe his predecessor, was reported as saying: “I am sure I have never said anything about a probe and I do not say anything about […]

I have Offended You, Please Forgive Me – Senator Aidoko Begs Constituents

I have Offended You, Please Forgive Me – Senator Aidoko Begs Constituents

Bayo Oyewale, Lokoja Ahead of  the Presidential and National Assembly elections,  the Senator Representing Kogi East Senatorial District, Senator Atai  Usman Aidoko (PDP) has begged  PDP stakeholders and members asking them for forgiveness. Aidoko who was giving a vote of thanks on behalf  of the national  and state Legislators at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) […]

Danjuma, Christian Elders’ Comment On Onnoghen Betrayed Jesus Christ’s Virtue Of Honesty – MBCG

Danjuma, Christian Elders’ Comment On Onnoghen Betrayed Jesus Christ’s Virtue Of Honesty – MBCG

Chris Steven, Abuja The Middle Belt Conscience Guard (MBCG) has chastised  a former Chief of Army Staff, General TY Danjuma and other Christian elders over what it called their biased and un-Christian-like stand in the ongoing trial of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN),Walter Onnoghen. According to the group, these supposed Christian elders were […]

Arrest Secondus Now, Pro-Democracy Group Tasks Security Agencies

Arrest Secondus Now, Pro-Democracy Group Tasks Security Agencies

Chris Steven, Abuja Following his recent outburst, civil society group, National Democratic Front has called on the Police and DSS to apprehend Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national chairman, Uche Secondus for threatening national security. Mr Secondus, in an ill-tempered rant at the party’s presidential campaign rally in Asaba, Delta state, Thursday, threatened “war” should his […]

Ezekwesili Never Negotiated Any Ministerial Slot, Says Campaign Team

Ezekwesili Never Negotiated Any Ministerial Slot, Says Campaign Team

Chris Steven, Abuja The campaign team of Oby Ezekwesili, the presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) says the former minister never negotiated for any ministerial slot as being alleged by the leaders of the party after her withdrawal from the race. The leaders of ACPN on Thursday said Ezekwesili was never […]

ACPN Presidential Candidate Oby Ezekwesili Withdraws From Presidential Race

ACPN Presidential Candidate Oby Ezekwesili Withdraws From Presidential Race

Oby Ezekwesili has withdrawn from the presidential race, her media office announced on Thursday morning. The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) will now devote her time “to help build a coalition to defeat the All Progressives Congress and the People’s Democratic Party in the February 16, 2019 election”, Ozioma Ubabukoh, […]

Appeal Court Declares Donald Duke SDP Presidential Candidate

Appeal Court Declares Donald Duke SDP Presidential Candidate

Chris Steven, Abuja The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Thursday has declared former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke as the presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP). In a unanimous decision by a three-man panel, led by Justice Abdul Aboki, the court upturned the December 14, 2018 judgment of the High […]

CSOs alert US, EU To Plans By Obasanjo To Truncate Nigeria’s Democracy

CSOs alert US, EU To Plans By Obasanjo To Truncate Nigeria’s Democracy

Chris Steven, Abuja The Joint Coalition of Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria (JACCSON) has alerted the international community to plans by former president Olusegun Obasanjo to truncate Nigeria’s nascent democracy. In a letter signed by its National Convener,  Musa Omede to the US, Britain and EU obtained by our correspondent on Thursday, the group said […]