Chidoka, UPP demand full audit of Operation Python Dance by NASS Nothing short of a comprehensive auditing of all that transpired in the just concluded Operation Python Dance 11 (Egwu Eke11) will satisfy the United Progressive Party (UPP) and its candidate in next months governorship election in Anambra State, Chief Ostia Chidoka. Both are in agreement that there must be a full...... read more
BREAKING: Senate probes alleged rot in NNPC, $26billion contract award Even with a deafening silence from the Presidency on the matter so far, the complaints of the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, on alleged sundry malfeasances of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has drawn an immediate attention from the Senate. The matter resonated within the chambers of...... read more
BREAKING: Buhari blames Igbo leaders for IPOB woes *You didn’t warn your youths President Muhammadu Buhari, still talked tough and remained unapologetic on Sunday, over the recent calamity the Nigerian Military wrought on the South East, with both the Show of Force and Operation Python Dance, bringing sorrow, tears and death to scores of people and families in the zone. He said, in his Independence Day, broadcast...... read more
On 57th Independence Anniversary: Saraki preaches unity among Nigerians President of the Senate,  Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has congratulated Nigerians on the 57th anniversary of the country's independence and for sustaining her status as a united and progressive country. In a goodwill message to mark this year's Independence Anniversary, signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu,...... read more
Gowon to Ndigbo: Think twice before asking for Biafra again *Says demand impossible General Yakubu Gowon (retd.), the Head of State that prosecuted the Nigerian civil war, has asked agitators for Biafra to think twice before engaging in another similar enterprise, the first having claimed about three million lives. SUNDAY PUNCH reports, quoted the former Head of State, who, himself, was overthrown through a...... read more
Don’t blame Buhari alone for Nigeria’s current crisis, we’re all guilty – Obi Anybody blaming President Muhammadu Buhari alone for the current socio-political and economic woes Nigeria has found itself, is not being sincere, former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, said on Saturday. Obi, told his audience at Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, on Saturday during the 2017 Independence anniversary lecture at the Akanu-Ibiam International...... read more
Nwodo, at Chatham House: Ndigbo have endured too much for Nigeria It was yet another day of lamentations on Wednesday, as President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, mounted the podium once again, this time, in London, to tell the world the sad story of the Igbo people in Nigeria. It was a story he likened to the circumstances of...... read more
'Controversial' Ayo Salami heads committee on Corruption cases You remember former President of the Appeal Court, Ayo Salami who was suspended over allegations bordering on telephone conversations with chieftains of the then Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) during the appeal in the election suit between former governor of Osun Olagunsoye Oyinlola and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, and incumbent...... read more
Fayose set to roll out presidential campaign ahead 2019 elections Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose will on Thursday, formally declare his intention to contest for the position of president of Nigeria in 2019, under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The event is billed for the Golden Hall, Chelsea Hotel, Abuja at 11am. Special Assistant to the Governor...... read more
Power supply still shaky as Fashola denies agreeing to fix issues in six months Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, Monday denied boasting that he could fix challenges in Nigeria’s power sector in six months. Many Nigerians continue to mock the former Lagos governor over the comment. President Muhammadu Buhari less than two years ago named Fashola as head of the ministry....... read more
My predecessor got $10million to kill PIB - Senator *How I rejected similar offer The fears that passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), was stalled at the National Assembly, because the lawmakers succumbed to the lure of huge amount of money moved in by some stakeholders to bribe them, has again been confirmed. It came from the man that should know – the Chairman...... read more
APC leaders too weak to run any organisation – Sagay *Says, they're rogues For the umpteenth time, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has taken the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the National Assembly to the cleaners. For the former, it is for its inability to show leadership and hold firm to the principles...... read more
Catholic Church thunders: NGO Bill meant to stifle opinions, encourage looting The Catholic Church, has raised the red-light signal against the proposed Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) bill being proposed by the House of Representatives, saying it harboured the trappings of stifling of public opinion and encouraging looting of public funds, beside its religious undertone. The church spoke through two of its agencies, Caritas...... read more
BREAKING: US differs with FG, says, IPOB is not a terrorist organisation The Idigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), does not meet the criteria to be declared a terrorist organisation, the United States Government, has said, a claim that dismisses that of its Nigerian counterpart that has gone ahead to declare the group as one. Last week, the Federal High Court in Abuja gave...... read more
Ask those who bailed Kanu, about his whereabout – Buhari *Why MASSOB was spared President Muhammadu Buhari, has washed his hands of the issue of the whereabouts of the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, saying those who guaranteed his bail from the Justice Binta Murtala Nyako Federal High Court, Abuja, should be made to account for him. The position...... read more
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