Effium killings: Ebonyi indigenes demand investigation into escape of 55 suspects

April 6, 2021 Editorial II 0

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has demanded for thorough investigation and prosecution of the Commissioner of Police in Ebonyi state, Aliyu Garba and other security personnel for claiming that 55 suspects arrested in connection with the killings in Effium communities escaped. In a statement released to newsmen Tuesday in Abuja by the President of the Read More

2023 presidency: Group begins mobilisation for Bala’s aspiration

April 1, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A political group known as Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed Vanguards (BAMV) has begun mobilization of stakeholders in Bauchi state on their endorsement of the state governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed for president come 2023. The group started the mobilization with visitations to traditional rulers in the state to seek their blessings and support to the aspiration. While at the palace of the Read More

Yahaya Bello is the best man to succeed Buhari in 2023 – Hon Nana

March 29, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Hon Mohammed Ayuba Nana is the Senior Special Assistant on Youths and Women Mobilization Ankpa federal constituency to Governor of Kogi state, Alhaji Yahaya Bello. In this interview with Chamba Simeh, Hon Nana explained why Governor Bello is man to be Nigeria’s president in 2023. What is the pedigree of Governor Yahaya Bello that stands him as Nigeria’s next president? Read More

Presidency: Stop heating up polity ahead 2023, APC coalition warns politicians

March 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Coalition of APC Support Group, an umbrella of all registered support groups of the ruling party has called on politicians across board to stop heating up polity ahead of the 2023 general elections. The group specifically warned those aspiring for the office president, saying capable of derailing the focus of the APC led government from peacefully and successfully accomplishing Read More

Breaking: 6 months after, Aisha Buhari returns to Aso Rock

March 18, 2021 Editor 0

After spending six months in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, wife of the President Muhammadu Buhari is reportedly back to Nigeria. Aisha who left in September was said to have quit Presidential Villa due to fears that she wasn’t safe staying in the country. The latest development is yet to be confirmed by any official within the presidency as at the Read More

2023: PDP Committee wants party to Jettison zoning

March 17, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Ahead of 2023 general elections, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) 2019 Elections Review Committee has recommended that the party’s Presidential ticket be thrown open for credible and competent Nigerians. Chairman of the committee and Governor of Bauchi state, Senator Bala Mohammed who stated this while submitting the committee’s report, Wednesday in Abuja, explained that what makes this assignment special was Read More

President Yahaya Bello?

March 14, 2021 Zayyad I. Muhammad 0

It seems Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state is serious about his rumored interest to contest in the 2023 presidential elections. On March 3, 2021, he convinced the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria (AUFCDN) and Northern Consensus Movement with their Chairmen from all the 36 states of Nigeria including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to reach Read More

2023: Group wants Bauchi governor Bala to succeed Buhari

March 9, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A Socio-political group, Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed Vanguard (BAM-V) has urged the Bauchi state governor to contest for the seat of the President of Nigeria in the coming 2023 general election. The National Coordinator of the group, Comrade, Mohammed Abubakar Jibo who made the call on Monday during the official inauguration of its EXCO, said that the country is in problem, Read More

Breaking: Buhari makes fresh appointment

February 18, 2021 Benjamin Umuteme 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Orji Ogbonnaya Orji as the Executive Secretary of Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI).  A statement by the Office Of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation released Thursday in Abuja explained that Dr Orji’s appointment takes effect from tomorrow Friday 19th February. Dr Orji Ogbonnaya Orji from Abia State is Read More

2023 presidency: Pro-Bala group visits Iwuanyanwu

February 16, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

A group loyal to Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state, known as Coalition of Civil Society for Transparency and Good Governance (CCSTGG), conversing support for his 2023 presidential ambition, Monday visited the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees(BoT) member, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu in Owerri, the Imo state capital. The delegation led by its chairman, Chief Marshal Kunoun, stated that Read More

Everybody in South-east wants to join APC, Umahi demands more registration forms

February 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Governor of Ebonyi state, David Umahi, has visited the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Mai Mala Buni, at the party’s national secretariat, requesting for more registration forms for the South-east. Umahi said everyone in the region have shown interest to join the ruling APC.  Speaking to newsmen Wednesday in Abuja after the Read More

Nigeria’s next president should be a woman

February 9, 2021 Blueprint 0

It is disappointing that since the return of democracy in 1999 only men have been presidents as the two major political parties in the country field only men as their presidential candidates. No woman has been fielded by any of the main parties like APC and PDP to run for the presidency. I wonder why a woman can’t be allowed Read More

South-east deserves to produce president in 2023 – Group

February 8, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The National Forum for South East Presidency (NFSEP), a coalition advocating for emergence of a Nigerian President of Igbo extraction in 2023, has urged other geo-political zones to support the project in order to help the region erase the memory of civil war and feeling of marginalisation. NFSEP, while also appealing to all political parties to field Southeasterners as candidates Read More

Breaking: Yahaya Bello accepts to contest 2023 presidential seat, tables conditions

January 29, 2021 Chamba Simeh, Abuja 0

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has accepted to run the 2023 presidential race “but on certain conditions”. Bello responded to the 14-day ultimatum issued to him by a coalition of youth support group under the umbrella of Governor Yahaya Bello to President Yahaya Bello be(GYB2PYP). Bello personally handed over his response letter to the Director General of the group, Read More

Court didn’t sack NDDC Interim Management Committee – Lawyer

January 23, 2021 Editorial II 0

Contrary to speculation in some quarters, Abuja division of the Federal High Court has clarified that it never made an order sacking the Prof. Daniel Pondei-led Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). This is according to a statement made available to newsmen on Saturday in Abuja. The statement said Justice Ahmed Mohammed only granted leave Read More

Quit notice controversy: Uneasy calm as IGP orders Igboho’s arrest

January 23, 2021 Editor 0

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the arrest of Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho, for giving Fulani in Oyo State an ultimatum to exit the state, the presidency has revealed. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, who disclosed spoke during an interview with BBC Hausa. According to the BBC report, Shehu said he Read More

Breaking – Igbo Presidency: Coalition exposes Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB

January 18, 2021 Paul Okah 0

The Coalition of South East Professionals Network in Nigeria and Diaspora (CSEPNND) has that the statement released on Sunday by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) stating its opposition on Igbo presidency in 2023, has vindicated its earlier position that IPOB was being sponsored by fifth columnists to destroy the South East region. IPOB, in a statement by its spokesman, Read More

Gov. Wike; if wishes were horses….!

January 17, 2021 Kolawole Anthony 0

Nigeria has quite terrible and horrible leaders. One of them is Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, the Governor of Rivers state. Wike’s soul is gravely tormented and he unswervingly finds himself in a state of perpetual restlessness. Gov. Wike is anguished or tortured by the spirits and blood of the innocent. The blood of those he spilled in his fiendish quest Read More

No political party should cede 2023 presidency to south-east, by Fredrick Nwabufo

January 13, 2021 Fredrick Nwabufo 0

If the 2023 presidency is relieved of competition and minimised to an ethnic contest, then we are consciously backtracking to the mistakes of 2015. Ethnic considerations brought President Muhammadu Buhari to power. And I am sure most Nigerians have witnessed the calamity that this current administration is. When leadership is robbed of progressive competition, competence is impaired. We will keep Read More

Sack Service Chiefs, reshuffle cabinet, pro-APC group tells Buhari

January 6, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A recognised group loyal to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on the platform of the Coalition of APC Support Groups (CASG) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to be proactive and dynamic to raise the confidence of Nigerians. The group said it is increasingly becoming difficult and making them look stupid promoting the current administration. The spokesman of the Read More

Christmas: Agbese wants Nigerians to emulate Christ, support Buhari

December 27, 2020 Editor 0

Renowned human rights activist, Philip Agbese, has urged Nigerians to follow the footsteps of Jesus Christ by supporting the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.  Agbese, a UK-trained legal practioner, made the call on Saturday in his Christmas message to Nigerians.  According to Agbese, President Buhari, like Jesus, is a redeemer and Nigerians should rally round their leader to take the Read More

South-east to produce next president – Ebonyi PDP elders

November 24, 2020 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Elders in Ebonyi state have said they empathise with the right of the state governor, Dave Umahi, to decide his political direction, adding that it is the turn of the South east to produce the next president, but the zone is yet to resolve the issue. Addressing journalists in Abuja, Monday, former minister of Culture Read More

Breaking: Biden sets up first crucial squad after US election

November 9, 2020 AFP 0

United States (US) President-elect Joe Biden on Monday named the scientists who will lead his administration’s task force team on the coronavirus pandemic, signalling his plans to prioritise Covid-19 from the outset. The task force will be led by three co-chairs: epidemiologist and former Federal Drug Administration commissioner David Kessler, former surgeon general Vivek Murthy, and Yale public health professor Read More

CAF presidency: CSOs back Pinnick, set to raise campaign funds

October 14, 2020 Editor 0

A coalition of 87 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) under the aegis of Civil Society Network for Good Governance on Wednesday declared support for the desire of current President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick to vie for the number one position at the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in 2021. Already, CAF has slated March 12, 2021 for Read More

Breaking: Hours to Nigeria’s 60th anniversary, Presidency makes u-turn, announces new schedule for Buhari’s independence address

September 30, 2020 Editor 0

The presidency has just declared that President Muhammadu Buhari will address Nigerians by 7am, as against 10am when it was initially scheduled. The official address which will be broadcast on government-owned media outfits is now part of the events marking Nigeria’s 60th anniversary. Part of the statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Read More