Soyinka, Anyaoku, Ezekwesili, Bakare, others, launch Third Force Movement February

Professor Wole Soyinka, Professor Pat Utomi, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, Barrister Olisa Agbakoba, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, Pastor Tunde Bakare, Mr Fela Durotoye are among dignitaries expected to be present at a summit where the Nigeria Intervention Movement (NIM) will formally launch its third force initiative. As disclosed in a statement signed by the movement’s deputy director […]

Obasanjo Registers as Member of Coalition for Nigeria Movement

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday officially registered as a member of the Coalition for Nigeria Movement. Mr. Obasanjo completed the membership form of the movement and handed it over to former Governor of Osun State, Olagunsoye Oyinlola, who is the national coordinator of the group. The ceremony was held at the NUJ secretariat, Abeokuta. The movement, […]

Ekweremadu opens can of worms, indicts Buhari, APC

Ekweremadu opens can of worms, indicts Buhari, APC — 27th January 2018 Fred Itua, Abuja The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, at the weekend, descended heavily on President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government aand the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of going after key opposition figures, shortly after it took over powers in 2015. […]

Plot to sack Saraki thickens

A grand plot to remove Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, is in the works and is being allegedly championed by a former governor and a serving senator.

This is even as meetings are said to have been held to actualise the removal.

The plot was said to have been weaved around the former governor and other key players, especially on the roles they are expected to play.

End fuel queues in one week –Senate tells FG, NNPC

— 26th January 2018 •NASS is broke, says Saraki Fred Itua, Abuja Senate has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Federal Government and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to, within one week, end long queues in fuel stations across the country. The resolution followed the unanimous adoption of an interim report of its Joint Committee […]

OBJ’s letter to Buhari baseless –Diya

OBJ’s letter to Buhari baseless –Diya — 26th January 2018 • Good message, wrong messenger, says ADP Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja Former Chief of General Staff, General Oladipo Diya, has said that apart from the issue of nepotism raised by ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo in his letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, there is no point in the 18-page letter. […]

Igbo elders reject cattle colony

— 26th January 2018  Fred Ezeh, Abuja Igbo Elders Council has vowed to resist any attempt by the Federal Government to extend its cattle colony policy to South East states. Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbe suggested the implementation of cattle colony policy few weeks ago, as alternative to the open grazing which has been responsible for […]

Restructuring: El-Rufai panel recommends state police, fiscal federalism, merger of states

— 26th January 2018 Job Osazuwa The All Progressives Congress committee on restructuring has presented its report to the National Chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, with the committee making several recommendations it said were based on opinions of Nigerians. Some of the panel’s key recommendations are resource control, making local government an affair of […]

Diezani faults EFCC on withdrawal of $1.3bn from NNPC’s account

— 26th January 2018 Henry Umahi The former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, has thrown some light on the process for the release of funds requested by security/intelligent agencies in the country. Reacting to publications in traditional and new media titled “Diezani in trouble again over withdrawal of $1.3b from NNPC accounts,” she averred […]

Jonathan is Nigeria’s poorest ex-president – envoy

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – FORMER Career Diplomat and retired Permanent Secretary, Ambassador Godknows Boladei Igali, has said that former President Goodluck Jonathan, has remained one of the poorest former Nigerian leaders, even in Africa, in recent years. Nigeria ex-President Jonathan . Ambassador Igali also said that the immediate past Nigerian President was currently struggling […]

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