2023: Women, youths celebrate as advocate, Mary Ikoku, picks House of Reps forms (PICTURES)

May 1, 2022 Editor 0

A philanthropist and strong public advocate, Chief (Mrs) Mary Ikoku, has joined the race to represent Ohafia/Arochukwu federal constituency of Abia state in the House of Representatives ahead of 2023 general elections. Mary, publisher of Working Moms Africa Magazine and founder Emerge Women Development Initiative has now obtained expression of interest and nomination forms from the ruling All Progressives Congress Read More

NNPP alleges assassination, demands justice for party member Killed in Bayelsa

May 1, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) has condemned the rising spate of killings across Nigeria, describing it as a threat to the country’s democracy. Specifically, the opposition party demanded justice for its member Hon. Sunday Frank Oputu, who was ecently assassinated in Bayelsa state, describing the act as politically motivated. Late Frank Oputu was a former Chairman of the Conference Read More

Delta: Enemies want to stop my ambition with illegal arrest – Aspirant

April 27, 2022 Amaechi Okwara 0

Delta State House of Assembly aspirant under PDP for Oshimili north local government area, Mr Kenneth Agbomah has accused the state police Command of illegal arrest and detention over his political ambition. Mr. Kenneth who stated this while addressing journalists in Asaba, Delta State capital, said he was detained for almost one week without telling knowing his offence. He said Read More

Yet to handover as AMAC chair, Candido declares for House of Reps

April 16, 2022 Paul Okah, Abuja 0

With few days left for him to handover, the Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Hon. Abdullahi Adamu Candido, has already declared to represent AMAC/Bwari Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives come 2023. Speaking Saturday in Abuja, while officially declaring his intention to contest for House of Representatives in 2023, Candido said that he would ensure that AMAC/Bwari Read More

Video: I have no son grown enough to challenge me – Tinubu

April 11, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Former Lagos state governor and one of the frontline presidential aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has said he has no son grown enough to challenge him to contest for the ticket of the ruling party. Tinubu said this shortly after a meeting with members of the Progressives Governors Forum at the Kebbi State Governor’s Read More

2023: Peter Obi meets traditional rulers, community leaders in Anambra, unveils Presidential ambition (PICTURES)

March 24, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

A former governor of Anambra state and 2019 Vice Presidential candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Peter Obi, Thursday, declared interest to contest for the 2023 Presidential poll. Obi, who made his intention known to the Anambra State Traditional Rulers Council, and Anambra State Association of Town Unions (ASATU) in Awka respectively, said he was strongly in the race Read More

CSO cautions Kukah, Chidoka against ‘plot to undermine Nigeria’

March 14, 2022 Editor 0

A Civil Society Organisation, Conference of Civil Society for Peace, Security and National Development, has accused the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Kukah, and former Minister of Aviation, Chief Chidoka Osita, of joining forces with the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to undermine the country and called on the international community and all patriotic Nigerians to be weary Read More

2023: NNPP rallies support for Kwankwaso’s presidency

March 3, 2022 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The chairman of New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), in Osun state, Dr Tosin Odeyemi, has rallied support of Nigerians for the presidential ambition of Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso. Odeyemi said Kwankwaso is capable of delivering the country from the web of corruption and economic quagmire. Speaking in Osogbo, Thursday, Odeyemi noted that the untold hardship Nigerians are subjected to under the Read More

No regret appointing Anyim as SGF – Jonathan

February 19, 2022 Abdulrahman Zakariyau, Abuja 0

The immediate past Nigerian President, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, has said he has no regret appointing former Senate President, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, as Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF). Jonathan who expressed hope that if given another opportunity, Anyim will do better, commended him for diligent service to Nigeria. Jonathan spoke during his opening remark as the Read More

The feasibility of Igbo 2023 presidency (1)

February 10, 2022 Sani Danaudi Mohammed 0

Sixty-one years after Nigeria became a sovereign state, it is yet to manage, very effectively, the cultural diversity that defines it as a nation. And this explains why, in spite of its independence, Nigeria still battles with overt representation imbalance. In effect, this ugly scenario has fuelled agitations from those who feel short-changed and marginalized by being denied access to Read More

SMC: Yobe targeting 1m under 5 children in 2021- Umar

November 3, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

Yobe state primary Health Care Management Board (YSPHC) in collaboration with World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday organised 2021 Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) state debriefing meeting in Damaturu, Yobe state. Briefing Journalists at the meeting, the Director Immunisation and Disease Control YSPHC, Dr Umar Chiroma, said the meeting was to share feedback on implementation of the seasonal malaria chemoprevention which Read More

Breaking: Tottenham unveil Conte as new coach

November 2, 2021 BBC 0

Tottenham have appointed former Chelsea and Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte as their new manager until summer 2023. The Premier League club sacked Nuno Espirito Santo on Monday after just 17 games, with Spurs eighth in the table. Tottenham says there is “an option to extend” 52-year-old Conte’s deal with them. “I am extremely happy to return to coaching, and to do Read More

Anambra: Why Okonkwo ‘ll defeat Uba, Soludo, others – Nwanyanwu

November 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national chairman of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) Chief Dan Nwanyanwu, has expressed confidence that the candidate of his party, Dr. Obiora Okonkwo has the capacity to defeat his contenders in the November 6, governorship election in Anambra state.  Other candidates in the governorship election include Senator Andy Uba of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Charles Soludo of the Read More

APC National chair: Veteran Journalists Forum backs Sani Musa

October 30, 2021 Chamba Simeh 0

The Veteran Journalists Forum (VJF) has lent its weight to the bid by Senator Sani Musa (APC Niger state) for the national chairmanship of the All Progressives Congress (APC). At a press conference in Kaduna at the weekend, group’s Secretary-General, John Femi Adi, said Senator Musa has been a “detribalised Nigerian” with “powerful connections beyond ethno-geographic barriers and religious persuasions”. Read More

2023: Anyim declares for Presidency

Former Secretary to Federal Government, Anyim Pius Anyim, has finally declared his intention to contest for the post of President come 2023. Anyim made his intentions known while speaking to Journalists on Saturday. Anyim, a former Senate President, noted that he would contest for the presidency under the Umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party not minding where it would be Read More

CUPP condemns Plateau speaker’s removal, says impunity by APC must be curtailed

October 28, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) Thursday reacted to the removal of the Speaker of Plateau state House of Assembly, Ayuba Abot, saying impunity of Governor Simon Lalong must be curtailed before they derail the nation’s democracy. CUPP, which linked the removal to the alleged plot by President Muhammadu Buhari to remain in power beyond 2023, added that it Read More

[Breaking] Coup: AU slams suspension on Sudan

October 27, 2021 Aljazeera 0

The African Union (AU) has said it suspended Sudan from all its activities after the country’s military overthrew the civilian-led transitional government in a coup. The African Union Political Affairs Peace and Security on Wednesday tweeted the news of the suspension, an expected move typically taken in the wake of military coups. In a communique, the pan-African body said the Read More

APC returns El-Sudi as Taraba party chairman

October 25, 2021 Andrew Ojih,​ 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday elected Alhaji Ibrahim Tukur El-Sudi as the substantive chairman of the party to lead thirty five other state executive members. Leader of the party in the state Senator Yusuf Abubakar Yusuf said that the party had resolved to go with affirmation rather than the tedious election process with the consent of all critical Read More

Osinbajo not desperate, didn’t renounce 2023 presidential ambition – Group

October 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo’s strong focus on his responsibilities, along with a decidedly non-desperate disposition towards the 2023 presidential race has further energised his support base nationwide, the Progressive Consolidation Group (PCG) has said. Dismissing speculations that the Vice President may have attended a meeting and renounced his 2023 bid to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari, the PCG emphasised that Read More

APC presidential aspirant Ayom lauds Buhari, Xi Jinping bilateral cooperation

October 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and real estate mogul, Moses Ayom has described the relationship between Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari and China’s counterpart Xi Jinping as the standard for bilateral cooperation in the world. Ayom, who is aspiring to succeed President Buhari in 2023, said in a goodwill message to both countries marking 50 years of Read More

Listen to Nigerians, declare for presidency now, pressure mounts on Tinubu

October 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Lagos state governor and a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been pressurised again to make public his intention to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari. Thousands of his supporters gathered Saturday in Abuja at the unveiling Asiwaju’s legacies and inauguration of states’ steering committee to reinstate their claims. Although the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has Read More

At last, Mo Salah reveals club he prefers to end career

October 23, 2021 Agency Report 0

Mohamed Salah has said that he would love to remain at Liverpool for the rest of his career, but added that his future remains out of his hands. The Egypt international, arguably in the form of his career for Jurgen Klopp, will see his current contract at Anfield expire in June 2023, and is yet to pen an extension. But Read More

2023: 12 presidential aspirants to join ADC – National chairman

October 20, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national chairman of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) Hon. Ralph Nwosu, has revealed that about twelve presidential candidates of different political parties have agreed to join his party, adding that Nigerian youth have agreed to adopt the party come 2023 general elections. Speaking at the national secretariat of ADC Wednesday in Abuja, when he officially received former Presidential candidate Read More

PDP, APC get new chairmen in Ebonyi

October 17, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

The Congresses of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ebonyi state on Saturday have produced new leadership for both party. While All Progressive Congress returned the caretaker Committee chairman, Mr Stanley Okoro Emegha, People’s Democratic Party got a new chairman, Mr Tochukwu Okorie. Emegha at the Congress polled 1,080 votes against his opponent Akanu Okoro that Read More