Why Zik escaped death in 1966

By Emeka Obasi Major Abraham Eghagha got me thinking about President Nnamdi Azikiwe’s role in the January 15, 1966 military intervention. He was reacting to my piece on Major Chukwuma Nzeogwu. That was in April 2017. Eghagha[N1067] is 78 years now and served in the Nigeria Army Medical Corp[NAMC]. He retired in 1982, three years […]

Obasanjo awarded oil blocks for sex, says Wole Soyinka

Nobel laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka, calling former President Olusegun Obasanjo, a degenerate, liar, predator and sadist, has challenged him to swear whether he never awarded oil blocks in return for sexual gratification while he presided over the affairs of Nigeria. Soyinka spoke in his Interventions VIII series, titled: ‘Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes?’ meaning “Gani’s Unfinished […]

Why I declared early for 2019 elections – Buhari

osted By: Augustine Ehikioya, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja said he made his intention to contest the 2019 Presidential Elections known early in order to douse rising speculations and give the party, All Buhari, who received members of the Buhari Support Group Centre (BSGC) at the State House, said he noticed that […]

Why Jonathan government didn’t save despite oil boom – Okonjo-Iweala

A former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has linked the failure of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration to save for the rainy day, despite oil boom, to the insistence of state governors that funds in the Excess Crude Account must be shared. According to Okonjo-Iweala, as finance minister, with the backing of Jonathan and […]

PDP asks Buhari to Report himself to ICC for crimes against humanity

The Peoples Democratic Party has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to use his attendance of the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the International Criminal Court, Rome Statute, to report his administration to the court over alleged documented human right abuses, crime against humanity and killings in Nigeria under his watch. The party said the fact […]

BREAKING: ‘Do Not Rejoice Yet, Buhari’ — Fayose Finally Speaks On Ekiti Election

Ayodele Fayose, the outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, says President Muhammadu Buhari should bury his head in shame for using the security agencies and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to snatch the mandate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and hand it over to the All Progressives Congress (APC). On Sunday morning, INEC declared […]

Presidency Defends Buhari Despite Incessant Bloody Attacks, Killings

As certain parts of the country is engulfed by violence and massacre, President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has been absolved of any blame and said to be focus in tackling the challenges. Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina in a piece made available Monday, recalled various interventions and measures so far taken […]

Court orders National Assembly to begin impeachment of Buhari

Court orders National Assembly to begin impeachment of Buhari Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State, yesterday ordered the National Assembly to immediately commence the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari. Justice Maurine Adaobi Onyetenu gave the order following a suit filed by two Nigerians, Kanmi Ajibola, a lawyer, and a human rights activist, Sulaiman […]

AU Summit: Buhari leaves for Mauritania

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New law can’t stop GEJ from vying for president –Lawyer

Tony Okafor, Awka A constitutional lawyer, Mr. Okoli Akirika, has said that the amended 1999 constitution cannot bar former President Goodluck Jonathan from vying for president of Nigeria if he chooses to. The amendment, which was assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari penultimate week, stated that anyone who had been sworn in as president or […]

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