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Ebola: US Restricts Airport Arrivals from West Africa

Ebola: US Restricts Airport Arrivals from West Africa

New US rules requiring air passengers from the three West African countries worst hit by Ebola to travel via one of five airports are coming into effect. Travellers from Sierra Leone, Liberia or Guinea must now arrive at O’Hare in Chicago, JFK, Newark, Washington’s Dulles or Atlanta, where they will undergo enhanced screening. Travellers from these countries will have their ... Read More »

APC Writes Jonathan And Police IG On Asari’s Threat To Lai Mohammed

APC Writes Jonathan And Police IG On Asari’s Threat To Lai Mohammed

The All Progressives Congress on Tuesday wrote a letter to President Goodluck Jonathan alleging threats to its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, by the leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force, Mujahid Dokubo-Asari. In the letter which was signed by its National Secretary, Mai Mala Buni, the APC said Dokubo-Asari’s threat was contained in an interview he granted ... Read More »

Wike, Chukwu And Others Pick Governorship Forms

Wike, Chukwu And Others Pick Governorship Forms

Three former ministers who served under the regime of President Goodluck Jonathan have picked the Peoples Democratic Party governorship forms to enable them to contest the party’s primaries in their respective states. The former ministers are the former Minister of State for Niger Delta, Mr. Darius Ishaku; a former Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, and a former Minister of ... Read More »

The Waiting Game Continues As Tambuwal Keeps Reps Guessing On Defection

The Waiting Game Continues As Tambuwal Keeps Reps Guessing On Defection

Anxiety thickened at the House of Representatives on Tuesday over the suspected moves by the speaker, Mr. Aminu Tambuwal, to dump the Peoples Democratic Party. The issue featured in most hushed discussions among members in Abuja, barely 24 hours after Tambuwal attended an All Progressives Congress meeting in his Sokoto home state on Sunday. The Sokoto meeting was called by ... Read More »

Why Buhari’s Declaration Speech Matters- Ayisha Osori

Why Buhari’s Declaration Speech Matters- Ayisha Osori

“Don’t let the perfect become the enemy of the good”. Lately, I have been hearing this a lot, another phrase that has crept into Nigerian lexicon along with many others with special meaning only to us. It is a familiar response during talk of doing things right or well – for many, better to do it badly than not do ... Read More »

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