Monthly Archives: January 2018

APC loses 5000 members to PDP as LG polls draw near in Delta

It is barely a week to Council elections in Delta state and the All Progressives Congress, APC has suffered a major setback with the defection of over 5,000 of its members to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Ika North East Local Government Area. Led by a Chieftain of the party in the area, Ebenezer Obiazorkwo and other seven APC ...

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Buhari not against restructuring, nothing in his speech suggests so – APC

The ruling-All Progressives Congress (APC) has said President Muhammadu Buhari is not against restructuring as being widely speculated in the country. Buhari had in his New Year message said that restructuring is not a top agenda of his Administration. The APC has however debunked claims that the President is against restructuring the country. National Publicity Secretary of the party,Bolaji Abdullahi ...

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Buhari is a down-to-earth Fulani hegemonist against restructuring, says Ohanaeze

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has warned President Muhammadu Buhari not to resist restructuring. President Muhammadu Buhari said that restructuring was not on the front burner in the nation’s scheme of things. According to the National Publicity Secretary, Uche Achi- Okpaga, in Enugu, the  Igbo social-political organisation knew that Buhari would not support restructuring. Ohanaeze, however, insisted that restructuring was “inevitable,” saying the campaign ...

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He vows to be there for the President, Ubani now says Buhari wrong on restructuring

The second Vice President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Monday Ubani, said President Muhammadu Buhari misunderstood the call for Nigeria’s restructuring. Ubani noted that devolution of power from the Federal Government to the states is an aspect of the restructuring Nigerians seek. He said the President seem to understand restructuring to strictly mean a return to the Parliamentary system ...

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He defected to APC, Uzor-Kalu now wants Buhari to wake up to his responsibility 

A former Abia Governor, Orji Uzor-Kalu, has called on the Federal Government to adopt pragmatic economic policies to improve Nigeria’s economy in 2018. In his New Year message, Kalu, a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), also called on political office holders to be responsive to the plight of Nigerians. “It is imperative to appraise ourselves as individuals ...

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Mbaka who blasted Jonathan on a visit to Buhari, now wants the President out…

Ejike Mbaka has told President Muhammadu Buhari that unless he changes his style of leadership and enthrones a better form of goverance, he would be voted out in 2019. Mbaka in his New Year message said that the hardship that had been experienced by Nigerians in 2017 were man-made and not an act of God, noting that unless President Buhari ...

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Buhari deployed over 2,000 words passing buck, begging the question, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says President Muhammadu Buhari’s New Year address is depressing, adding that it failed to address serious economic and security challenges confronting the nation. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement, blasted the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for treating “Nigerians to another round of false claims and empty promises, which has become a ...

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New Year Day broadcast: Lagos lawmakers task Buhari on walking the talk

The Lagos State House of Assembly has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to walk the talk in his 2018 New Year address to the nation, saying the address put records straight. The Spokesman of the House, Tunde Braimoh, made the appeal while reacting to the President’s address on Monday in an interview with journalists in Lagos. Braimoh, who is the ...

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Fayose’s Aide resigns, says governor should stop playing God

Segun Akinwumi, the Special Assistant on General Matters to Ekiti Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has resigned his appointment . Akinwumi had earlier served as Director General / Special Adviser on Procurement Matters before his re-designation. In his December 29 resignation letter, Akinwumi did not state any reason for his action . The five -paragraph letter reads : “ I hereby tender ...

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Osun 2018 Budget a ruse, no clear means of financing it – Omisore

A former Deputy Governor of Osun state, Iyiola Omisore has described the N173.980bn 2018 Appropriation Bill which Governor Rauf Aregbesola presented to the House of Assembly as a ruse . Omisore in an interview with journalists in Osogbo, said this while distributing food items to some widows and pensioners in the state. The former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic ...

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