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 […]

Thank You, Mr. President – By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma | Lagos, Nigeria | June 23, 2018 –  Thank you, Mr. President By Tochukwu Ezukanma As his death in the hands of a military dictator became imminent, the onetime Pakistani prime minister, Ali Bhutto, said, “I am not afraid to die. I am not afraid to see God. I will tell God […]

BREAKING: Buhari planning to send me to jail, Obasanjo raises the alarm

Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has raised the alarm that the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has put his name on its securitywatchlist. Obasanjo claimed security agencies are plotting to arrest and put him in detention. The former president made these allegations in a statement signed by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, on […]

$16bn on power: I am ready for probe, Obasanjo replies Buhari

Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, says he is ready for probe over the recent news report quoting President as asking where was the power the former president claimed he had spent $16bn on. This was contained in a statement credited to Obasanjo’s media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, released in Abeokuta on Tuesday […]

Enough of Buhari-styled Change – By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma| Lagos, Nigeria | May 20, 2018 –  Despite its magnificence, democracy has its limits. One of its major drawbacks is that it does not guarantee the election of good leaders; it only makes possible the removal of bad leaders. President Mohammadu Buhari is a bad president. His administration is wobbling under its […]

Third force: Nobody can intimidate me – Obasanjo

— 29th April 2018 Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that nobody can intimidate him on the third force, the Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM), that he has been promoting across the country in order to rescue the country from collapse. He recalled how former Military Head of State, the late Gen […]

PDP knocks presidency for allegedly insulting Nigerians

— 15th April 2018 Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday berated the Presidency for allegedly insulting Nigerians, who criticised the failure of the Federal Government in the handling of insurgency and governance in the country. The PDP in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, said it was shocking that rather […]

Fresh controversy trails $322m Abacha loot

-Sun — 11th April 2018 •Adeosun admits FG’s receipt of money from Switzerland in December, denies writing President on lawyers’ fee Godwin Tsa,  Abuja More controversies have continued to trail the Federal Government’s handling of the $322.51 million Abacha loot repatriated to the country by the Swiss government in December 2017. The new twist to the recovery […]

I’m not biased in my appointments – Buhari

— 5th April 2018 Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has distanced himself from accusations of religious bias by his administration, insisting that he works with individuals based on merit. He stated this when he received a delegation of Northern Christian Clergy at the Presidential Villa, in Abuja. The religious leaders visited under the aegis […]

Buhari’s government full of failure, needless blame game – Obasanjo

News By: adekunle  Tuesday, April 3, 2018 Obasanjo-Buhari Daud Olatunji ABEOKUTA-Former President Olusegun Obasanjo Monrday, again, came hard on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, describing it as full of failure and needless blame game. Obasanjo, who warned Nigerians not to reinforce failure as the country prepares for 2019 elections, insisted that the two major political parties, All […]

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