Lagos 2019: Sanwo-Olu speaks on ‘fight’ with Ambode

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday insisted that there is no bad blood between him and the current Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode. Obviously referring to recent scathing remarks about him by the governor, Sanwo-Olu said they were getting on well. “On the ‘Ambode issue,’ let me […]

Jonathan reveals Governors who caused his defeat to Buhari

Former Nigeria president, Goodluck Joanthan has claimed that former Governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who defected to the then opposition All Progressive Congress (APC), because they were “blinded by ambition” and a barrage of “fake news”, cost him his bid to be re-elected for a second term in office. Jonathan made the claim […]

Jonathan reveals how Obama, other world leaders helped Buhari win 2015 election

Former president, Goodluck Jonathan, has claimed that ex-US president, Barack Obama meddled in Nigeria’s 2015 presidential election. TheCable reports that in excerpts of his new book, ‘The Transition Hours’, Jonathan said Obama sent his secretary of state, John Kerry and made a video broadcast to Nigerians in ways designed to influence the outcome of the […]

ASUU strike: Students protest against FG

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Abia State Chapter on Monday marched through the streets of Umuahia protesting against the ongoing Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) nationwide strike. The protesters, who carried placards with different inscriptions, appealed to the Federal Government to negotiate with the striking teachers in order to urgently end the […]

2019: Northern Elders speak on restructuring

The Northern Elders’ Forum, NEF, has said it was yet to take a stand on the lingering issue of restructuring Nigeria. Director-General of the Forum, Yima Sen was among the speakers at the Handshake Across Nigeria summit titled, ‘Nigeria beyond oil’, organised by Nzuko Umunna and The Core Federalists, which took place in Lagos on […]

2019: APC chieftain, Onyemaobi slams Nwabueze, others, says Atiku can’t restructure Nigeria

Second Republic lawmaker and the Abia State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress Elders Council, Chief Godfrey Onyemaobi, has expressed doubt over the ability of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, to restructure Nigeria if elected. He criticized the Igbo Leaders of Thoughts led by Professor Ben Nwabueze, over the […]

Buhari reveals cause of Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, said that politics was the root cause of Boko Haram activities in the country, noting that the military alone cannot end the insurgency. Buhari said successful counter-insurgency operations required what he called “unity of efforts across ministries, departments and agencies covering political, economic, law enforcement, intelligence and, of course, the […]

Presidency reacts to Service Chiefs’ walk out during Buhari’s 2019 campaign launch

The Presidency has frowned at the media report on unceremonious departure of some service chiefs from the venue of the launch of “Next Level 2019’’, describing it as “absolutely unnecessary”. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, made this position known in a statement in Abuja on Monday. […]

2019: Soyinka attacks Buhari, calls for restructuring

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s alleged refusal to obey court orders, as a national embarrassment. The iconic writer spoke at the ‘Handshake Across Nigeria’ summit titled, “Nigeria beyond oil,” organised by Nzuko Umunna and The Core Federalists, which took place in Lagos yesterday. The summit witnessed the presence of many […]