2023: As women unite to win elective positions…

January 21, 2022 Blueprint 0

In order to increase the number of women for political offices Nigerian women converged in Abuja to make demands as the election year is around the corner. ENE OSHABA reports. The conference Tagged the ‘Progressive Women Conference 2022,’ its organisers said it was aimed at bringing women together to dialogue and come up with solutions on issues affecting women and 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

The hollow rituals of democracy

October 21, 2021 Dan Agbese 0

Sometime in 1996, my good friend, the late Abidina Coomassie, published a book, Political Opportunism, in which he primarily excoriated the political enemies of the late head of state, General Sani Abacha. He saw them as men lacking in principles and floating in the wind and being blown wherever political opportunities beckoned; men who were willing to eat leaves, mud or Read More

Minister expresses misgivings over direct primaries

October 17, 2021 Godwin Egba 0

The Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, has expressed misgivings over direct primaries endorsed by the National Assembly, saying that it was not convenient for the All Progressives Congress (APC). Amaechi expressed the party’s  feelings at the venue of the just concluded Rivers state congress held in the state capital, Port-Harcourt on Saturday. While fielding questions from journalists at at Polo Field, Read More

In Imo, Okorocha, Ararume’s groups desert state congress as APC elects new officers

October 17, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha, 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Imo state chapter Saturday elected it’s state officers, with the camps of former governor Owelle Rochas Okorocha and Senator Godwin Ifeanyi Araraume conspicuosly absent as was the case in the Ward and LG Congresses of the party earlier conducted. The exercise which took place at the Rear Admiral Godwin Ndubusi Kanu Square (formerly Heroes’ Square) Read More