Why APGA should be grateful to Peter Obi

November 21, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Recently, the national chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Victor Oye, said that former governor of Anambra state Peter Obi will never make any progress in politics unless he returns to APGA. He was apparently mocking Mr. Obi following the outcome of the recently concluded Anambra governorship election in which his party’s candidate, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, was Read More

Letter to Hon. Bashir Mashema

November 8, 2021 Isah Mohammed Dangaladima 0

The fear most electorate and political stakeholders always have is betrayal from the people that come to seek support from them. You will always hear politicians crying foul that “After pushing a car, the driver only runs away and leaves them sniffing the smoke of his car”.This is exactly what Honourable Bashir Uba Mashema, member of the House of Representatives Read More

You can’t win Anambra with propaganda, group tells Soludo

November 1, 2021 Editorial II 0

A political pressure group Coalition for True Democracy (CTD) has told the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Professor Chukwuma Soludo to reach out to the people with issues of governance instead of spreading empty propaganda against his opponents. The group coordinator, Mr. Samuel Okolo stated this while reacting to a statement credited to Soludo, where he accused Read More

Internal democracy: PGF boss calls for new orientation in management of political parties

October 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, has called for a new orientation in the management of political parties to address issues of membership recruitment and management, party funding and administration. Lukman, who is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) said unless these issues are addressed Nigerians will continue to experience all the familiar Read More

Anambra poll: Town unions in Delta back PDP candidate

October 13, 2021 Amaechi Okwara 0

Indigenes of Anambra in Delta State have hosted and endorsed the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) governorship candidate, Mr Valentine Ozigbo ahead of the state election scheduled for Nov. 6. Speaking during the hosting in Asaba, Delta State Tuesday, various town unions, political groups, associations and Igbo associations collectively said Ozigbo has the capacity to transform the state as one of Read More

Anambra: Merge with APC for seamless victory, Okechukwu tells APGA

October 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Osita Okechukwu, has once again reminded the leadership of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) of the imperatives of striking a merger with APC, in the Zikist Model strategy, to win the November 6, governorship poll. Okechukwu, who is also the Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON) told newsmen Sunday in Abuja that Read More

How Ajulo rescued teenager sentenced to death for stealing phone

October 8, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

An Abuja based lawyer, Dr. Kayode Ajulo, has confirmed that a Court of Appeal sitting in Ado Ekiti Judicial Division has discharged and acquitted a teenager Adeolu Bamiteko, who was sentenced to death by a High Court for stealing phone. Bamiteko with one Ayobami Ojo were arraigned in Charge No. HAD/15C/2014 before the High Court presided over by Justice J.O Read More

Breaking: Liverpool, Manchester City share spoils in Premier League thriller

October 3, 2021 BBC 0

Kevin de Bruyne’s deflected late equaliser gave Manchester City a fully deserved point after a moment of genius by Mohamed Salah looked to have earned Liverpool victory in an Anfield thriller. Reigning champions City and Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool were each hoping to take over from Chelsea at the top of the table, but this result means Thomas Tuchel’s side stay Read More

UEFA Champions League: Benfica compound Barcelona woes as Ronaldo rescues Manchester United, Chelsea plunge

September 30, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Barcelona plunged even further into crisis on Wednesday with a thumping Champions League defeat at Benfica while holders Chelsea were beaten by Juventus but Cristiano Ronaldo grabbed a precious last-gasp winner for Manchester United. Ronald Koeman’s Barcelona side already look at real risk of an early exit from this season’s Champions League after suffering a second 3-0 defeat in as Read More

Nigeria’s ’Tigress devour Mali, retain 2021 Afrobasket title

September 27, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Nigeria’s senior women’s basketball team, D’Tigress, defeated their Mali counterpart 70-59 to retain the AfroBasket 2021 title for the third consecutive time in the final match decided at the Palais Polyvalent des Sports in Yaounde, Cameroon. With the win, D’Tigress have now lifted the Women’s Afrobasket title for the third consecutive time after the victory in 2017 in Bamako, Mali, Read More

Air Peace President shells out N20m to Super Falcons

September 22, 2021 Editorial IV 0

President of Air Peace Airline, Barrister Allen Onyema was not dismayed by the lashing received by the Super Falcons in the hands of South Africa’s Banyana Banyana at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena on Tuesday. He presented the sum of N10million to the Super Falcons’ class of 1999 that reached the quarter finals of the FIFA Women’s Cup in USA and Read More

APC members angry over red-carpet reception of Fani-Kayode – PGF boss

September 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, said the recent defection of former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode into the APC got most members angry, especially with the by the red-carpet reception given to him. While calling for calm, the APC chieftain also appealed to party leaders to properly engage in internal negotiations that will guide the Read More

Anambra 2021: Ikpeazu heads PDP campaign council

September 10, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) inaugurated its national campaign council for the Anambra governorship election. The over 100 members’ campaign council has Abia state Governor Okezie Ikpeazu as chairman, his Delta state counterparts as deputy chairman, all past serving and governors are members of the council. The acting National Chairman, Elder Yemi Akinwonmi, while inaugurating the council, Thursday called for Read More

Banditry: Gumi’s position self serving, threat to national security- PGF boss

September 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Dr Salihu Lukman, has faulted the Islamic cleric, Sheikh Abubakar Gumi, for calling on the authorities to grant amnesty to bandits in the country. The APC chieftain said Gumi’s position was not only self serving but clearly a threat to national security. Lukman also applauded the role played by Chief Executive Read More

We’re in Cape Verde to Cheer Super Eagles to Victory – NFSC

September 6, 2021 Akeem Busari 0

Super Eagles would certainly not lack support as they head into Qatar 2022 world cup qualifying encounter against Cape Verde, Tuesday in Melindo. Members of Nigeria’s foremost fans club, Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC), led by its National Chairman, Amb(Rev) Samuel Ikpea have landed the island nation to cheer the national team to victory, as the 12th player.” We know Read More

Anambra poll: I’m anxious for your success, Buhari tells Andy Uba

August 31, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

“I am happy to formally welcome you. I certainly wish you the best of luck. I’m anxious for your success, and will closely follow.”  Those were the words of President Muhammadu Buhari as he, Tuesday at State House, Abuja, formally received Senator Andy Uba, the Anambra State gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 6 election.  The candidate Read More

Senator Gumau’s campaign directors resign over abandonment

August 30, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Campaign directors of the senator representing Bauchi south Lawal Yahya Gumau, Monday resigned their positions over their alleged abandonment by the lawmaker. The former directors disclosed their resignation in a press statement issued to our correspondent. They include Alhaji Aminu Abubakar who was the director general of the senator, former director of publicity Alhaji Salmanu Buzaye and director for disabled Read More

From Chelsea, Kurt Zouma joins West Ham

August 29, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Zouma leaves Stamford Bridge having made 151 appearances for the Blues and scored 10 goals. His last game was our UEFA Super Cup success, one of five trophies he won during his time in west London having arrived from Saint-Etienne in 2014. Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia said: ‘Kurt Zouma joined us as a young player and has been a part Read More

Kaduna LG poll: APC raises 55-man campaign team in Zaria

August 26, 2021 Moh Bello Habib 0

AS Kaduna state Local Governments election scheduled for 4th of September fast approaching, the ruling All progressive Congress (APC) Zaria Local chapter has raised and inaugurated a 55-Man campaign Council in order to ensure victory in the said forthcoming election. Addressing the campaign Council members during inauguration ceremony held at the Pary Secretiat located at new Jos road zaria local Read More

Rigging allegation: PDP has conceded defeat ahead 2023, says APC

August 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) said the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has already conceded defeat even before the forthcoming 2320 general elections are held. The governing party described PDP’s allegation on the procurement of E-voting machines as “idle conspiracies and wild”, saying it was clear testimony that the opposition party has “already conceded election defeat long before the 2023 Read More

Anambra 2021: PDP leadership, stakeholders rally support for Ozigbo

August 12, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

Stakeholders and leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra state, Thursday, reaffirmed their support to the governorship candidate of the party for November 6 gubernatorial poll, Mr Valentine Ozigbo. Speaking at a meeting hosted by the candidate in Awka, the state chairman of PDP, Chief Ndubuisi Nwobu, disclosed that the party as a united family was ready to Read More