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Monthly Archives: March 2021

2023: Wike warns PDP leaders against gang-up

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has warned some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against ganging-up in preparation for the 2023 general elections. The Governor’s statement was contained in a statement released by his Special Assistant, Media, Kelvin Ebiri, spoke at the weekend during the PDP campaign inauguration for the April 17 Local Government election at the Isaac Boro Park, ...

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Attack on Ortom: APC warns against politicising incident

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has reacted to the plans of unknown gunmen to assasinate  the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom The ruling party, reacting, condemned the n attack, however, warned Nigerians against politicizing crime. The statement was made by Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe, the National Secretary of APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee CECPC Akpanudoedehe lauded security operatives for ...

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2023: Gowon insists on rotational presidency

The former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon has said rotating the office is key to peace, tranquility and developmen Gowon said this s in Abuja at 100th anniversary of Barewa Old Boys Association (BOBA), Canvassing for rotation of the presidency among the 19 Norther states, he noted that, no ethnic group is better outside the nation than inside as ...

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INEC vows to recognize only 18 politiical parties

The national electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it will continue to recognise only 18 political parties until the litigation on deregistration is resolved. The umpire advised the 74 deregistered parties to await the judgment of the Supreme Court on appeals relating to the powers of the Commission to deregister them in accordance with Section 225(A) ...

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I will not support Jonathan if he contests under APC, Wike vows

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has vowed that he would support former President Goo luck Jonathan if he contests the 2023 presidential election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Wike served as the  Minister of State for Education in the Jonathan Administration, said there was no way he could work against the interest of his party, ...

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Saraki begs Nigerians to give PDP another chance

Ex- Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has begged to Nigerians to vote for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the 2023 general election. Saraki who was the  former governor of Kwara State made this call on Friday while inaugurating some projects executed by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State in Asaba the state capital. The former number three citizen of ...

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2023 Presidency: Great confusion, schism hit PDP over zoning

Schism has hit the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) following the recommendation of the Governor Bala Mohammed Committee that the party’s presidential primaries should be thrown to whosoever shows interest instead of zoning. Some party members and the public have been expressing worry over the recommendation of the Committee The group that was worried most are from the South East zone ...

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Buhari is the greatest scam in africa- Dino Melaye

Ex-Senator from Kogi State, Senator Dino Melaye has said that Nigerians are fed up with the All Progressives Congress, APC-led government He also mocked the ruling party calling it Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO. Melaye said thus when he featured on a Channels TV programme, ‘Politics Today’. Dino who defected to the opposition party, PDP from APC, said President Muhammadu Buhari was ...

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Rumour of meeting with Atiku made Buhari sack me, says ex-CJN Onnoghen

Walter Onnoghen, former Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, has broken silence on why the Mohammadu Buhari-led government removed him from office in 2019 unceremoniously. Acccording to the former CJN, Buhari removed him from office following the widespread rumours from the Ethat he had a meeting with former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, ahead of the ...

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Samia Hassan: The profile of Tanzania’s first female President

The first female President of Tanzania, Samia Hassan was born  in Zanzibar, Tanzania’s semi-autonomous archipelago in 1960, Hassan went to primary school and secondary school at a time when very few girls in Tanzania were getting educations as parents thought a woman’s place was that of wife and homemaker. After graduating from secondary school in 1977, Hassan studied statistics and ...

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