Pictures: Buhari receives governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon

Pic 27. From left: Minister of State for Petroleum Resources,Timipreye Sylva; President Muhammadu Buhari; Chairman, Bayelsa APC GubernatorialCampaign Committee, Gov Abubakar Badaru; Governor-Elect of Bayelsa State, DavidLyon; Gov Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State; Gov Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State and APCNational Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole during the presentation of theGovernor-Elect to the President at the Presidential […]

Jonathan, Wike absent from PDP Mega rally in Bayelsa

By Shedrack Frank Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Deputy Gov. Rear Admiral Gboribiogha, retired John-Jonah, Gov. Nyeso Wike of Rivers and the Mr Timi Alaibe, who came second in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP )primaries in Bayelsa, were absent at the party’s mega rally. The mega rally, which was held on Wednesday at the Oxbow Lake […]

Gov. Sanwo-Olu drops ‘Your Excellency’ title

Gov. Sanwo-Olu drops ‘Your Excellency’ title By Florence Onuegbu The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-olu, has announced his decision to be addressed as ”Mr Governor” and not ”Your Excellency.” Sanwo-Olu said in a statement on Wednesday in Lagos that being addressed as Mr Governor would propel his sense of responsibility to the residents. According […]

Court orders Lagos assembly to stop Ambode’s probe

A Lagos High Court, sitting in Ikeja has ordered the Lagos State House of Assembly to halt probe of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode pending the determination of the case filed by the former governor against the Assembly. The court adjourned the matter brought before it by Ambode, against the Speaker of the State House of […]

IMO: Five Months of Cluelessness – Kenneth Uwadi

By Kenneth Uwadi | Imo State, Nigeria | October 23, 2019 – Ralph Miliband was a key twentieth century political thinker. Ralph Miliband once said that the hottest place in hell will be reserved for those who sit on the fence in the face of great moral crisis. No one will want to go to the […]

A Second Chance For Fashola – By Arnold A. Alalibo

By Arnold A. Alalibo | NNP | October 23, 2019 – When he emerged from obscurity as the favourite of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, then incumbent governor of Lagos State, not many persons gave him a chance, least of all residents of the bustling metropolis of Lagos. He sooner became governorship candidate of then Action Congress (AC) […]

2020 Governorship: Crisis of confidence tears Edo APC apart

By Deborah Coker A crisis of confidence is tearing the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State apart as countdown to the governorship election in the state, slated for next year commences. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that bigwigs in the party are no longer seeing eye-to-eye, raising fears over the chances […]

Gov. Obiano speaks on Onitsha tanker fire

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra, has sympathised with the family of a woman and her child burnt to death in a truck accident in Onitsha, the commercial city of the  state. It would be recalled that the tanker had an accident and spilled its product which subsequently caused the fire outbreak. Reacting to the fire […]

Now that Osun Has Commissioners! – By Abiodun Komolafe

By Abiodun Komolafe | Osun, Nigeria | October 12, 2019 –  Let me start by confessing that recent events in Nigeria have not only shamed my trust, they have also shown how complicated we are as a people.   In 2015, Muhammadu Buhari swore to “serve as president to all Nigerians” and uphold the Rule […]

I owe no apology for appointing my ‘qualified’ daughter – Gov. Okowa (Just like Trump)

I owe no apology for appointing my ‘qualified’ daughter – Okowa Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has said that he owed nobody any explanation or apology for appointing his daughter as an aide. Speaking on Tuesday in Asaba, Okowa denied appointing two of his daughters but clarified that he appointed only one who was ’eminently […]

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