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Why PDP Lost Power At The Centre – Gov. Dickson

Why PDP Lost Power At The Centre – Gov. Dickson

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson, yesterday, blamed the indiscipline and disloyalty of some party members for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP)’s loss at the federal level. Speaking in Yenagoa, at the inauguration of a special committee to examine the performance and conduct of the PDP leaders during the just concluded presidential, National and state Assembly elections, Dickson said those indicted ... Read More »

Patience Jonathan’s Role In The Sack of Police IG Exposed

Patience Jonathan’s Role In The Sack of Police IG Exposed

Police chief Suleiman Abba has lost his job, becoming the first major casualty of Goodluck Jonathan’s loss in the just concluded presidential elections. He has since been replaced by Solomon Arase. The Nation, in a report last Saturday, has revealed that Jonathan was under pressure to give Abba the boot – for alleged security and protocol breaches. Credible sources in ... Read More »

Revive Teaching In Varsities, NAAT Tells Buhari

Revive Teaching In Varsities, NAAT Tells Buhari

The National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) has charged the president-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, to place high premium on the revival of collapsed teaching equipment in tertiary institutions, stressing that Nigeria cannot achieve greatness without investing hugely on technology. In a statement signed by its national president, Sani Suleiman in Abuja, the union said no nation can achieve technological greatness ... Read More »

I Am Educated, That’s Why I Was Picked As The First Lady – Patience Jonathan

I Am Educated, That’s Why I Was Picked As The First Lady – Patience Jonathan

The first lady of Nigeria, Mrs Patience Jonathan visited Akure, Ondo state today and some of the things she said might interest you! It was made known that Patience Jonathan, who’s on a ‘Women Rally’ was in Akure today and while addressing Ondo women, she said she is a daughter and a fan of former first lady, late Maryam Babangida. ... Read More »

Who Is Who By Habib Akewusola

Who Is Who By Habib Akewusola

Umbrella, multi coloured leaking roof, Broom, dusting developmental glue. Are birds responsible for making Our skies blue? Will party jamboree make my Stomach eternally full, I blame faith and physical case, Hoping on executive disciples at Thirthy_two. Admin must admit, Spirituality’s the sole property Of my heart Never to be tossed as campaign dart. Flourishing future remains my Coordinated act. ... Read More »

No Party Can Beat PDP In The Coming Elections, President Jonathan Boasts

No Party Can Beat PDP In The Coming Elections, President Jonathan Boasts

President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday boasted that despite the intimidation being mounted against members of the ruling party by opposition parties, no political party can beat the Peoples Democratic Party in the coming election. He said those who had not done anything had been intimidating the ruling party because the party had not been marketing itself. The President spoke just ... Read More »

Jonathan Gives 164 Ex-corps Members Automatic Employment

Jonathan Gives 164 Ex-corps Members Automatic Employment

President Goodluck Jonathan, at an NYSC 2012-2014 Honours and Awards, grants automatic jobs and scholarship to 164 ex-corps members who attended the event today. More details to follow later Read More »

Nigeria’s Stability Crucial For Regional Peace -ECOWAS

Nigeria’s Stability Crucial For Regional Peace -ECOWAS

The Economic Community of West African States has urged Nigerians to ensure that the rescheduled 2015 general elections are held peacefully in the interest of regional peace. President of the ECOWAS commission, Ambassador Kadre Desire Ouedraugo, said this when he paid a courtesy visit to the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj.Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, in his Abuja office ... Read More »

As #NigeriaDecides By Fahad Garba Aliyu

As #NigeriaDecides By Fahad Garba Aliyu

On January 7 2014, the world sadly witnessed another barbaric and cowardly attack by terrorists on innocent people, killing 12 people, journalists and police officers. The world rightly came together to condemn this despicable act. On 11 January 2014, millions of people marched in Paris including 40 world leaders in a unity rally to honor the victims of the terrorist ... Read More »

President Jonathan Pays Surprise Visit To Maiduguri, Borno State

President Jonathan Pays Surprise Visit To Maiduguri, Borno State

President Goodluck Jonathan has just landed in Maiduguri Airport in a surprise visit to the hotbed of Boko Haram’s insugency which has claimed thousands of lives. The Chief of Defense staff, Air Vice Marshall Alex Badeh and National Security adviser, Sambo Dasuki arrived the airport in a separate aircraft. Governor Kashim Shettima arrived the airport to receive the president. More ... Read More »

Jonathan Is Not Fit For Leadership – Dr Oby Ezekwesili

Jonathan Is Not Fit For Leadership – Dr Oby Ezekwesili

Nigeria’s former Minister of Education and one of the leaders of the BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) campaign group, Dr Oby Ezekwesili says the failure of President Goodluck Jonathan to rescue the over 200 Chibok schoolgirls, who were abducted by Boko Haram insurgents in April last year has shown how unfit he is as a leader. Ezekwesili, who spoke yesterday, observed that President ... Read More »

Don’t Take The Law Into Your Hands, Buhari Tells Supporters

Don’t Take The Law Into Your Hands, Buhari Tells Supporters

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Flag-bearer, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, urged his supporters to abide by the rule of law and must not tarnish the party’s image. Buhari gave the advice at the inauguration of his campaign office and the presidential campaign council in Abuja. According to him, no supporter should be rude to any leader on his ... Read More »

2015: Still Celebrating The New Year Without NEPA  By Dolapa Aina

2015: Still Celebrating The New Year Without NEPA By Dolapa Aina

The reader might wonder if this writer is livid (trust me; you don’t want to know what I have realised), but no crony or Hallelujah yeoman (or rather yeoboy) should table official excuses for an increasingly aware electorate. Lagos: Thursday, 8th of January 2015 The time is 10.28am and as I pen this piece; I haven’t experienced a service which ... Read More »

Arunma Oteh Leaves as Head of SEC After Five Years at Helm

Arunma Oteh Leaves as Head of SEC After Five Years at Helm

Arunma Oteh left her position as head of the Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission after five years leading market regulation in Africa’s biggest economy. She left office on Jan. 7 and an acting director general will be appointed, Yakubu Olaleye, a spokesman for the Abuja-based agency, said by phone. Under Oteh, the capital market“witnessed significant product innovation, improved listing rules, ... Read More »

Taraba Acting Governor Alhaji Sani Danladi Denies Working Against President Jonathan

Taraba Acting Governor Alhaji Sani Danladi Denies Working Against President Jonathan

The acting governor of Taraba State, Alhaji Sani Danladi has said he was not working against the re-election bid of President Goodluck Jonathan. Danladi on Sunday described rumours that he instructed thugs to destroy Jonathan’s billboards within Jalingo metropolis as wicked lies meant to turn the President and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, against him. Briefing journalists yesterday in Jalingo, ... Read More »