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Okorocha Eyes Presidency

Okorocha Eyes Presidency

Recent rumors coming from the South Eastern parts of the country says Imo State Governor, Chief Rochas Okorocha, says he is seriously considering the option of taking a shot at the Presidency, following pressure from indigenes of the state he made this known at the weekend  . Mr Okorocha, who stated this while fielding questions from journalists in Owerri, equally boasted ... Read More »

President Jonathan’s Chief Boko Haram Negotiator Implicates SAS, Ihejirika As Boko Haram Sponsors

President Jonathan’s Chief Boko Haram Negotiator Implicates SAS, Ihejirika As Boko Haram Sponsors

In the AriseTv interview of August 28th, 2014, Dr. Stephen Davis a chief Boko Haram negotiator hired by the President of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan to engage the terrorists to help free the abducted Chibok 234 Angels, made several important revelations. [Listen to Davis audio/video: http://youtu.be/o2QnEiE9CH8] Dr. Davis clearly stated that the former governor of Borno state, Ali Modu Sheriff has ... Read More »

Breaking – PDP grants Ribadu waiver

Breaking – PDP grants Ribadu waiver

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has granted waiver to a former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Nuhu Ribadu, and former military administrator of Lagos and Borno states, Buba Marwa as well as Markus Gundiri, the governorship candidate of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN in the 2011 election to run as aspirants under the platform of ... Read More »

Oyegun Fires Back At Ikimi

Oyegun Fires Back At Ikimi

The NATIONAL Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegu, yesterday, blasted the former Foreign Affairs Minister, Chief Tom Ikimi who decamped to the ruling party, over his comments that he (Oyegun) was imposed on the party, saying that Ikimi was arrogating “to himself an influence he does not have both in Edo State and Nigeria as a whole.” ... Read More »

The Lynching of Nuhu Ribadu

The Lynching of Nuhu Ribadu

Nuhu Ribadu’s defection from the All Progressive Congress to the ruling People’s Democratic Party has been greeted with savage personal attacks that have condemned him as a perfidious and opportunistic turncoat. By joining the PDP, the former anti-corruption czar is said to have betrayed his principles. Ribadu, it appears, is being held to a very rigorous standard of consistency – ... Read More »

Jonathan meets Obasanjo ,Security Matters Top Discussions

Jonathan meets Obasanjo ,Security Matters Top Discussions

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and President Good luck Jonathan met in a close door meeting yesterday and national security issues were top on the agenda .The Former President Olusegun Obasanjo made this known to journalist yesterday in his home town in Abeokuta . He said , “yes I can confirm that I met with Mr. President on his invitation. In ... Read More »

Kate Henshaw 2015… No Joke

Kate Henshaw 2015… No Joke

The beautiful 43 year old actress, Kate Henshaw, who has made her intentions public as regards to representing Calabar Munical/ Odukpani Federal Constituency under PDP; is seriously working towards achieving that. Her post early this afternoon on Instagram shows her with the Governor of Cross Rivers State,  His Excellency, Senator Liyel Imoke at the United Nations Youth Day. With the ... Read More »

Political Comedy And The Geniune Plight Of Medical Doctors In Nigeria

Political Comedy And The Geniune Plight Of Medical Doctors In Nigeria

The United states have more than 300 million people with more than 800,000 medical doctors, Nigeria have 175 million people with just 27,000 medical doctors, 16,000 of them resident doctors, the remaining who are consultants cannot work well without them. Take for example the substantial amount of money being spent on the 360 representatives and the 109 senators in NASS ... Read More »

Youths Deserve Inclusion In Politics – Enenim Ubon

Youths Deserve Inclusion In Politics – Enenim Ubon

Since coming to self-realization, the popular cliche I have always heard elders and political leaders use to pacify the youths in Nigeria is that they are the “leaders of tomorrow”. The tomorrow that is seemingly elusive. Going by this postulation of our elders, I fall into the category of ‘leaders of the day after tomorrow’,since tomorrow in this context is ... Read More »

Governorship Aspirant Ready For Showdown In Adamawa

Governorship Aspirant Ready For Showdown In Adamawa

 Emerging reports from  Adamawa state  says governor-ship aspirant on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party, Alhaji Mohammed Jimeta, has vowed to lead a protest March if the party imposes a candidate on the electorate. Jimeta gave the threat on while addressing journalists at the Nigeria Union of Journalists press centre in Yola He said, “I will organise a rally ... Read More »

Politics and Political Prostitution in Nigeria – Mustapha Saddiq

Politics and Political Prostitution in Nigeria – Mustapha Saddiq

 I know many will ask in disbelieve ‘prostitution’? And I will say, yes. Prostitution is the business or practice of engaging in ‘sexual relations’ in exchange for payment or other benefit. Well, one may wish to replace the word in parenthesis with ‘political relations’ and the meaning of political prostitution will be quite clear. In Nigeria, anytime elections year approaches, ... Read More »

‘THE ACCIDENTAL PUBLIC SERVANT’: Of Defection and Zero Possibility – Fodio Ahmad (Mai Gemu)

‘THE ACCIDENTAL PUBLIC SERVANT’: Of Defection and Zero Possibility – Fodio Ahmad (Mai Gemu)

In his own words Nasir Ahmad El-rufai said “THE ACCIDENTAL PUBLIC SERVANT is a fitting description of someone who never purposefully set out to be a public servant, but rather fell into it through  series of accidents, strokes of luck met with fortuitous preparedness that landed me in the stormy waters of Nigerian politics and governance”. He further said in ... Read More »

Any Hope For Nigeria In 2015? – Toks Ero

Any Hope For Nigeria In 2015? – Toks Ero

Preparations are in top gear for the conduct of the general elections in 2015. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is putting in place all of the manpower and logistics necessary to guarantee peaceful and credible elections nationwide. Major political parties and gladiators are gearing up to either retain power or wrest same from opponents. Nigerians too are expectant that ... Read More »

#BringBackOurGirls : The Silence Of The Lambs!

#BringBackOurGirls : The Silence Of The Lambs!

   May we not forget    That the Chibok girls    Are innocent and beautiful souls    That should not have seen hell    That should not have seen darkness    That should not have tasted horror    But for the fact    That they are Nigerians    That they lived in Chibok    They’ve been led away to the ... Read More »

The Revolution We Need – Presley Akhigbe

The Revolution We Need – Presley Akhigbe

It will be unwise and indeed foolish for any progressive mind to vote for the crop of elements among the two major political parties in Nigeria. The fact remains that only a handful of persons in APC/PDP have credibility and morals. Indeed, maybe less than ten people. Yet these are the same recycled no-do-well politicians that have been ruling and ... Read More »