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Monthly Archives: December 2019

Pat Utomi spits fire, says Buhari’s change not working, corruption getting worse

A renowned Don and politician, Pat Utomi, has lamented that corruption is worse in this present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari than ten years ago. He added that the change promised by President Buhari-led government was not working. Utomi was quoted by the Nation as saying that “Sadly, even though our mantra ‘is if Nigeria does not kill corruption, corruption ...

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Corrupt politicians frustrating Magu’s confirmation- Group

A group Savers Empowerment Ambassadors Initiatives, Nigeria (SEAIN) have disclosed that corrupt politiciansworking against the confirmation of Ibrahim Magu as substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The group spoke in Lagos through its chairman Frank Ezike urging President Muhammadu Buhari to initiate steps for the ninth National Assembly (NASS) to confirm Magu who has been acting ...

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Saraki blows hot, accuses Kwara Gov of waging war agsinst his family

Ex-Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has accused Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of plotting vengeance against his family. According to Daily Post, Saraki stated this on Saturday, while reacting to the governor’s decision to revoke a land occupied by his family in Ilorin, the state capital. In a statement on Friday, Abdulrazaq’s Chief Press Secretary, Rafiu Ajakaiye, claimed the land was ...

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2023: Atiku’s fate hangs in the balance over age

Party sources have hinted that the odds may stack in favour of the North East to get the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential ticket for the 2023 elections, The chairman of the PDP Board of Trustees (BoT), Senator Walid Jibrin, said in Kaduna on Thursday that the party would soon reveal plans for choosing its presidential candidate for the 2023 ...

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Thieves became emergency billionaires during PDP’s rule- APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to the statement by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that history won’t be kind to President Muhammadu Buhari. APC said PDP was in pain because the Buhari administration had put a lot of members out of their illegitimate job of looting the country. Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC National Publicity Secretary, in a statement on ...

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Edo APC Crisis: Gunmen attack family house of Dep Gov

Gunmen reportedly attacked the family house of the Edo State Deputy Governor, Dr. Philip Shaibu on Saturday. Shaihu who hails from Jattu in Estako West local government area built his country home opposite his family house. The Nation  gathered that residents in the house were sleeping when the gunmen struck. Witnesses said neighbours were able to chase the gunmen away ...

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My leadership style will be non-partisan, Lawan pledges

The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmed Lawan, has pledged to run non-partisan leadership in the National Assembly. Lawan stated this on Saturday in Damaturu at the ‘Grand Reception’ ceremony in his honour and Minister of State for Works and Housing, Mr Abubakar Aliyu. “I can take it upon myself to run a non-partisan Senate, where party does not determine ...

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Battle of the Titans: How Wike allegedly frustrated Dickson in Bayelsa gov’ship poll

It is no longer news that there was a schism between Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson’s camp and his Rivers State counterpart over the role the latter allegedly played in the last governorship election in Bayelsa State. Investigation has, however, revealed that the crisis of confidence between the two governors was provoked by the heavy sum that Wike allegedly spent ...

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APC Women Leader, Kemi Nelson asks professionals to join politics

The APC Women Leader in Lagos State, Mrs Kemi Nelson, has called on professionals to actively participate in politics in order to influence policies for national growth. Nelson made the call on Friday in her keynote address at the Annual Dinner and Awards Night of the Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers (NICE) in Lagos. The event had as its theme, ...

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Ogun Politics: Akinlade’s campaign buses for 2023 reportedly floods the state

Branded vehicles of  Adekunle Akinlade, who recently defected to the All Progressives Congres (APC) recently have surfaced in parts of Ogun State. The buses have inscriptions allegedly announcing his 2023 governorship ambition. One of such buses with APC logo and Akinlade’s seemingly governorship ambition was sighted in Ogun East Senatorial district, causing massive interest in the Gateway State on Friday, ...

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