Category: Politics

”Vote your conscience in 2019” – Tinubu

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has urged Nigerians to resist all appeals to ”unthinking passions and old prejudices” and instead follow their conscience in picking their next crop of leaders in 2019. At the annual Daily Trust Dialogue in Abuja today, he implored Nigerians not to allow politics […]

Niger Delta: ”Restructure Nigeria or We Will Attack Oil Installations” – Avengers

The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) has warned it would resume attacks on oil installations and facilities in the region. Mr. Murdoch Agbinibo, spokesperson of the militant group, said on Wednesday in a statement on their website that the attacks would be the “most deadly and will be targeting the deep sea operations of the multinationals.” […]

Defection Drama in Nigerian Senate

The Nigerian Senate, on Wednesday was thrown into a rowdy session as it was about recording the first official cross-carpeting for the year 2018. Senator Sonni Ogbuoji ( Ebonyi South) had come under order 43 of the rules of the Senate to announce his official defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling […]

“Nigeria ​M​ust ​N​ot ​F​ail” – ​B​ukunyi ​O​lateru-​O​lagbegi ​Youth ​Leade​r, ​Modern Democratic Party​ (MDP)​

Over the last few days, I have received countless phone calls and messages filled with prayers, hope and support for which I am extremely grateful. It is no secret that politics in Nigeria is unique and indeed very peculiar. It is one thing to define the battle; it is quite another knowing what it takes […]

US: Results of Trump’s Physical Examination Out

The White House has released the results of US President Donald Trump‘s physical examination with White House Physician Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson. In the report published by CNN, the physician described Trump as being in excellent health with his cardiac performance during the physical exam “very good.” The report revealed that Trump is on medication to prevent hair […]

UK appoints Minister of Loneliness

The UK Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed a Minister of Loneliness, Telegraph reports. Minister for Sport and Civil Society, Tracey Crouch, will reportedly fill the role of heading the ministry. The creation of the ministry is reportedly to honor the legacy of Labour MP Jo Cox, who May has described as one who wanted to “shine a light” on loneliness. It […]

 IPOB’s plan, weapons recovered in Kanu’s home – Abia CP

Punch reports that the Commissioner of Police in Abia State, Mr. Anthony Ogbizi, has said the police in a joint operation with the army on Sunday recovered a secret book belonging to the Indigenous people of Biafra, which contain the agitators’ military strategies and plans to take up arms. The CP said the police also […]

”APC promises devolution of power, not restructuring of Nigeria” -Chief Bisi Akande

All Progressives Congress(APC) leaders in the Southwest zone said in Ibadan on Thursday that restructuring is not in the party’s manifesto. Chief Bisi Akande, a former APC National Interim Chairman, who spoke on behalf of the leaders at the end of their meeting, the word “restructuring” was not the language of the party. The News […]

Police: You cannot Demote Lagos CP, Force Headquarters tells Police Service Commision

  The Police Force Headquarters has said the Police Service Commission (PSC)has no power to demote senior officers. The PSC had in a letter addressed to the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, removed the acting appointments of both the Acting Commissioners of Lagos and Kogi states, Edgal Imohimi and Aji Ali Janga respectively, demoting them to the rank of Deputy Commissioner of Police. According […]

”Buhari Keeps Promise” – Osinbajo

President Muhammadu Buhari has translated into reality a 40 year-old plan to link Bodo and Bonny in Rivers State,  with a bridge, at a time of scarce financial resources, said Vice President  Yemi Osinbajo at the ground breaking ceremony on Thursday. An excerpt of his speech… I rejoice with the people of Rivers State on […]
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