Obasanjo speaks again: I don’t care what people say about me when I die

Nigeria’s former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has said he does not care what people say about him when he die. Obasanjo had on Saturday released a sarcastic statement on the death of Senator Buruji Kashamu, saying that the former lawmaker used politics and legal means to escape justice but could not use the same to […]

Edo has become Syria; Wike is Putin, Baba is Trump –Shehu Sani

(NNP) The political imbroglio in Edo State has descended to a new low with the dual impeachment of the Speaker, Frank Okiye and his deputy on the same day. The development has drawn reaction from some of the eminent politicians in the country, including former vociferous senator from Kaduna, Shehu Sani, who likened the unfolding […]

Buhari, Army silent as US warns ISIS, al-Qaeda planning to penetrate Southern Nigeria

By Rasheed Sobowale The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, and the Nigerian Army Headquarters have been silent since the media reported that ISIS and al-Qaeda groups are planning to infiltrate Southern Nigeria and expand across West Africa. Likewise, there was a sudden loss of voice of the Presidential Aides who are reputed for their quick reactions […]

We will join Kanu to fight for Biafra if South-East doesn’t get Presidency in 2023 – Nwodo

Okwesilieze Nwodo By Ikechukwu Odu NSUKKA — Following the call by an elder statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakassi, for Igbo presidency in 2023, the former national chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo, has declared that Ndigbo would join Nnamdi Kanu, to seek Biafra secession from Nigeria if South-East does not produce the […]

NASS ‘ll compel state governors to accept State Assembly financial autonomy – Sen. Gyang

Chairman Senate Committee on Defence and Senator representing Plateau North, Sen. Istifanus Gyang said the National Assembly (NASS) will come up with a legislation to back Executive order No.10 to compel State Governors to grant financial autonomy for State Houses of Assembly and the Judiciary. He noted that it will be undemocratic for Governors to […]

More trouble for Gov. Obaseki as family members declare support for Ize-Iyamu

(NPP) After a well publicized spat with the APC and decamping from the party to join the PDP, Gov. Godwin Obaseki had not expected to contend with some of his family members who unanimously declared their unwavering support for his opponent in the upcoming elections, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. At a meeting with Pastor Ize-Iyamu at […]

Panel finds Adesina innocent of all alleged ethical violations: All roads now clear for his reelection as AfDB President

All roads are now clear for the reelection of Dr. Akinwumi Adesina as President of African Development Bank(AfDB) for a second five-year term. Adesina is Africa’s consensus candidate. The election by the bank’s governors will take place during the annual meeting scheduled for August 25-27. This followed the decisive conclusions of the Independent Review Panel […]

Video: Ex Senator Dino Melaye prays Holy Ghost fire to consume opponents, and COVID-19 curse on governors at Obaseki’s rally

(NNP) The political drama of Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s defection to PDP and the pervasive animus between the PDP and the APC, continued on Saturday with former PDP Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye, entering the fray. In a rally attended by PDP big wigs to gather support for Gov. Obaseki’s reelection, Dino Melaye, surprised supporters at […]

UAE compounds visa woes for Nigerians, gives August 17 ultimatum to leave the country

(NNP) In the aftermath of the arrest of Hushpuppy whose real name is Abass Ramon and his accomplice for fraud, the government of the United Arab Emirates has compounded the woes for Nigerians by asking all those whose visas have expired to leave the country on or before August 17. Following up on this order, […]

Return NDDC to the Presidency, Ijaw Leader Tells Buhari

Uche Nnaike The Coordinator of the Ijaw Monitoring Congress and a former Publicity Secretary of the Ijaw National Congress, Mr. Joseph Evah, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to return the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to the Presidency. Evah also demanded that institutions that investigate and probe frauds should be used to probe the […]

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