ORJI UZOR KALU AND THE NORTH-EAST ALTERNATIVE

ORJI UZOR KALU AND THE NORTH-EAST ALTERNATIVE

-By Austen AKHAGBEME: For some time now, Senator Uzo Kalu has been under crossfire from the political class of his native Igbo extraction, being vehemently berated by his people for “jettisoning” the age-long desire of Ndi Igbo to produce the next president…

PDP House of Reps Primaries: Reps Minority Leader, Elumelu Wins, Dedicates Victory To God

PDP House of Reps Primaries: Reps Minority Leader, Elumelu Wins, Dedicates Victory To God

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Godwin Elumelu has overwhelmingly won the PDP House of Representatives Primary Election for Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency, Delta State. Rt. Hon. Elumelu on Sunday May 22 was declared the winner of the…

BREAKING: Buhari Douses Tension, Signs Amended Electoral Act?

BREAKING: Buhari Douses Tension, Signs Amended Electoral Act?

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari may have signed the amended Electoral Act. It was allegedly signed at noon today, the 21st of May. Meanwhile, there is still so much doubts that he has signed, following claims of the President’s trip to the UAE….

Breaking: Protest rocks PDP over FCT primary

Breaking: Protest rocks PDP over FCT primary

Activities at the national headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja was disrupted on Monday, as some party supporters stormed the office to protest the purported disqualification of Prince Taribo Williams from the forthcoming party primary. Taribo, who has purchase…

Security: Buhari’s APC-Led Govt Has Failed Nigerians —Shehu Sani

Security: Buhari’s APC-Led Govt Has Failed Nigerians —Shehu Sani

-By Albert OGRAKA: Civil rights activist and 2023 gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Shehu Sani, has expressed grave concern on the heightened insecurity situation in Nigeria. The former Kaduna Central senator in the 8th National…

IBI foundation’s Founder Declares Adamawa Gubernatorial Ambition

IBI foundation’s Founder Declares Adamawa Gubernatorial Ambition

Renowned philanthropist, Ltr. Cdr. Ibrahim Babainna (rtd) has declared his intention to run for the office of Adamawa state Governor on the platform of the People’s Redemption Party (PRP). Ibrahim Babainna made the declaration on Saturday at a capacity filled Fasnet Cinema…

2023: Crisis Hits Reps As Efforts By Loyalists of Tinubu To Force CBN Gov Out of Presidential Race Hit Rock

2023: Crisis Hits Reps As Efforts By Loyalists of Tinubu To Force CBN Gov Out of Presidential Race Hit Rock

The coveted efforts being made by the Loyalists of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in the House of Representatives to Force the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Dr Godwin Emefeiele to…

BREAKING: Zulum Dissolves Borno State Executive Council

BREAKING: Zulum Dissolves Borno State Executive Council

Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has dissolved the state executive council. The dissolution, which is with immediate effect, was contained in a statement signed by the permanent secretary, administration and general services, Danjuma Ali on behalf of Secretary to the…

REVEALED! How Isoko North PDP Chiefs Planned Attack On Bashorun Askia’s Campaign Team

REVEALED! How Isoko North PDP Chiefs Planned Attack On Bashorun Askia’s Campaign Team

–From Editor’s DESK: Facts have emerged on how House of Representatives aspirant for the Isoko Federal Constituency, Bashorun Askia Ogieh and his consultation team were attacked by thugs at Otor-Igho, on Tuesday. Sources confirmed that the attack was preconceived and executed by…

Bashorun Askia Calls For Sober Reflections, Prayers, As Muslims End Fasting

Bashorun Askia Calls For Sober Reflections, Prayers, As Muslims End Fasting

Leading House of Representatives aspirant for the Isoko Federal Constituency, Bashorun Askia Ogieh has called for deep sober reflections and prayers as Muslims mark the end of Ramadan fasting. Bashorun Askia in an Eid-el-Fitri message on Monday, in Uzere enjoined all Muslims…

We Are Proud Of Elumelu, Says PDP National Chairman, As Over 900 Persons Benefit From Elumelu’s Empowerment Programme

We Are Proud Of Elumelu, Says PDP National Chairman, As Over 900 Persons Benefit From Elumelu’s Empowerment Programme

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Dr. Iyorchia Ayo has applauded the Minority leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu for his outstanding contributions towards human capital development of the people in his Aniocha/Oshimili Federal…

Peter Obi: I Will Fix Nigeria In Less Than Four Years

Peter Obi: I Will Fix Nigeria In Less Than Four Years

The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential aspirant, Mr. Peter Obi, has said he will reposition Nigeria in less than four years if voted as the president of the country in the next year’s general elections. He stated this in Awka, the Anambra State…

FG Needs to Deploy Technology to Tackle Violence During Election -CSO

FG Needs to Deploy Technology to Tackle Violence During Election -CSO

Federal Government has been advised to tackle violence during the upcoming electoral season by deploying technology. The advised was given on Thursday in Abuja by a Civil Society Organisation, CSO, Stand To End Rape, STER, which lamented that many incidences of electoral…

Nigerian Politicians And Their Kingmakers

Nigerian Politicians And Their Kingmakers

Politics and politicking in Nigeria are becoming like a game for the opaque and deceitful minds, masquerading as politicians, Statemen, Patriots and heroes. In Nigeria today, every political aspirant is busy, running up and down, looking for endorsement by some kingmakers, power…

2023 Guber: Delta South PDP Leaders, Stakeholders Forum Want Oborevwori

2023 Guber: Delta South PDP Leaders, Stakeholders Forum Want Oborevwori

Delta South Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Leaders and Stakeholders Forum in Delta South have reiterated their support for the governorship aspiration of Rt. Hon Sheriff Oborevwori in the 2023 gubernatorial election. Oborevwori who is the Speaker of the State House of Assembly…

2023 DTHA: Fidel Onwodi Unveiled As PDP Hopeful For Aniocha North State Constituency

2023 DTHA: Fidel Onwodi Unveiled As PDP Hopeful For Aniocha North State Constituency

A foremost aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Aniocha North State Constituency Seat in the Delta State House of Assembly, Engr. Fidel Onwodi has formally been unveiled to the leaders, delegates and Stakeholders of the party in Aniocha North. Onwodi’s…

EASTER: Bashorun Askia Seeks Nigerians Rededication To God, Offers Self For National Service To Rebuild Nigeria

EASTER: Bashorun Askia Seeks Nigerians Rededication To God, Offers Self For National Service To Rebuild Nigeria

-By Albert OGRAKA: Delta State People’s Democratic Party, PDP Frontline politician and House of Representatives aspirant for the Isoko Federal Constituency, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, FCNA, CrFA, has felicitated with Christians on the celebration of Easter. Bashorun Askia urged the entire Christendom to…

OMO-AGEGE AND HIS CATALOGUE OF LIES, DECEIT; HAS NOTHING TO OFFER DELTANS – PDP

OMO-AGEGE AND HIS CATALOGUE OF LIES, DECEIT; HAS NOTHING TO OFFER DELTANS – PDP

Press Statement 15th April, 2022 The Delta State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has dismissed the Thursday, April 14, 2023 Delta 2023 Governorship declaration speech of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as a catalogue of lies…

Construction Work On Elumelu Constituency Projects Progresses Across Aniocha/Oshimili, As Constituents Expresses Joy

Construction Work On Elumelu Constituency Projects Progresses Across Aniocha/Oshimili, As Constituents Expresses Joy

Ongoing construction Work on Constituency Projects and other projects attracted by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elemulu, located across Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency in Delta state, has steadily progressed with some completed and waiting for commissioning. The…

2023: Borno Assembly Aspirant Promises Effective Representation

2023: Borno Assembly Aspirant Promises Effective Representation

Borno state House of Assembly aspirant for Kaga constituency on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Hon Mustapha Grema a.k.a (Baa Shettima) has assured his constituents of effective representation if given the mandate come 2023 general election. Grema made…

2023: Isoko Monarchs Endorse Bashorun Askia Ogieh For Federal House Of Reps, Say He’s Best

2023: Isoko Monarchs Endorse Bashorun Askia Ogieh For Federal House Of Reps, Say He’s Best

#IsokoFirst Traditional rulers in Isoko Land have thrown their weights behind the aspiration of a formidable political leader in Isoko with wealth of experience in grassroots politics, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, in clinching the ticket to contest for the Isoko Federal Constituency seat…

2023: ISOKO CONSULTATIVE FORUM SUPPORTS OTHIHIWA SENATORIAL AMBITION

2023: ISOKO CONSULTATIVE FORUM SUPPORTS OTHIHIWA SENATORIAL AMBITION

Says Forum will Support Winners of House of Assembly, House of Representatives Candidates after Primaries -From Michael J. EKOKORUWE (OLEH): Isoko Consultative Forum (ICF) at the weekend supported the Delta South Senatorial candidate, Sir Ayodele Othihiwa and promised to support State House…

“Don’t Use Your Personal Political Ambition To Disintegrate Isoko Nationality” -Prof Akpotu

“Don’t Use Your Personal Political Ambition To Disintegrate Isoko Nationality” -Prof Akpotu

-By Michael J. EKOKORUWE: The president general of the Apex body and social cultural organization of Isoko ethnic nationality, Isoko Development Union (IDU), Prof. Chris Akpotu has warned politicians not to use their personal political ambition to disintegrate Isoko nationality. Prof. Akpotu…

Tambuwal Denies Diversion Of N189 Billion By Sokoto Government

Tambuwal Denies Diversion Of N189 Billion By Sokoto Government

SOKOTO State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal has denied the alleged diversion of N189 billion by the State Government. The governor, who in a press statement by his spokesman, Muhammad Bello, alleged that the media report is an orchestrated effort by his political…

Bashorun Askia Ogieh Unveils More Projects In Isoko Nation

Bashorun Askia Ogieh Unveils More Projects In Isoko Nation

The commissioning train of the MD/CEO, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh proceeded yesterday, 31st March, 2022, starting with the harvest of projects unveiling at Oyede, where an ultra modern town hall, tastily furnished and equipped with soundproof generator was handed over to the…

Okowa, Prevail On Isoko House Of Rep Aspirants, Save  Unity Of Isoko People – Iduh Amadhe

Okowa, Prevail On Isoko House Of Rep Aspirants, Save Unity Of Isoko People – Iduh Amadhe

Immediate past President General of Isoko Development Union (IDU), High Chief Iduh Amadhe, has implored the Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, to prevail on any House of Representatives aspirant from Isoko north local government area in the coming election to jettison…

BUNI: THE TRIUMPHANT ENTRY AND GLORIOUS EXIT OF A CHAIRMAN

BUNI: THE TRIUMPHANT ENTRY AND GLORIOUS EXIT OF A CHAIRMAN

-By Mamman MOHAMMED: He is either in white or blue colours. These are his two favourite colours. White represents peace while blue represents love. The two colours incidentally reflect the true character of Mai Mala Buni, the Yobe state Governor, a man…

IDU Pays Consultation Visit To Ijaw Ethnic Nationality Over Delta South Senatorial Seat

IDU Pays Consultation Visit To Ijaw Ethnic Nationality Over Delta South Senatorial Seat

-By Michael J. EKOKORUWE: The apex body and social cultural organisation of Isoko ethnic nationality, Isoko Development Union (I.D.U) led by its president general, Prof. Chris Akpotu and the executives of the union at the weekend, paid consultation visit to the Ijaw…

NIGERIAN POLITICAL PARTIES, IDEOLOGY AND POACHING

NIGERIAN POLITICAL PARTIES, IDEOLOGY AND POACHING

By Austen AKHAGBEME: One of the earliest definitions of a political party I knew as a secondary school student was that of Edmund Burke, the eighteenth-century British philosopher and scholar. He defined political parties as the body of men united to promote,…

2023 Presidency: Saraki Out To Bring Back Yar’Adua’s Political Attributes, End Buhari’s Bad Governance

2023 Presidency: Saraki Out To Bring Back Yar’Adua’s Political Attributes, End Buhari’s Bad Governance

Former Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki has been said to be out to bring back the leadership attributes of late Nigeria’s President, Umaru Yar’Adua and undo the bad governance of the present leader, President Muhammadu Buhari. Speaking in Maiduguri on Wednesday, the…

Empowerment: Elumelu Presents Starter Packs To Young Farmers (Photos Inside)

Empowerment: Elumelu Presents Starter Packs To Young Farmers (Photos Inside)

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu in consonance with his empowerment programme for the people of Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency, Delta State, has presented starter packs to young farmers in Onicha-Uku. The starter pack which was in…

2023: Delta Exco Members With Interest To Contest Political Positions To Exit

2023: Delta Exco Members With Interest To Contest Political Positions To Exit

Okowa Urges High Level Of Decorum Palpable tension may have gripped politicians over the new move by the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa led administration to ensure that members of the State executive council, who have indicated interest to contest in the 2023 general…

Borno South Stakeholders Insist on Shift of Senate Seat to Other Local Govts

Borno South Stakeholders Insist on Shift of Senate Seat to Other Local Govts

Some stakeholders in Southern Borno politics have insisted on the need to give opportunities to another of the nine local governments in the senatorial district to present the next Senator. Since the return to democratic governance in 1999, only Gwoza has presented…

2023 Election: Aniocha-North PDP Leaders, Stakeholders Reject Consensus Option

2023 Election: Aniocha-North PDP Leaders, Stakeholders Reject Consensus Option

Leaders and stakeholders of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State have rejected concensus arrangements for aspirants to the House of Assembly. This move is contained in a 10-point communique issued at the end of…

APC Convention: Northern Christian Should Occupy Position Of Dep National Chairman North, Insists Coalition

APC Convention: Northern Christian Should Occupy Position Of Dep National Chairman North, Insists Coalition

A coalition of Christians of northern extraction in All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday asked that the position of the Deputy National Chairman, North of the party should be left to a Northern Christian to occupy. The Coalition stated this in a…

Nigeria’s 2023 Presidential Election Important To World – South Korean Envoy

Nigeria’s 2023 Presidential Election Important To World – South Korean Envoy

The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Nigeria, Kim Young-Chae, has asked Nigerians to ensure that the country’s 2023 presidential election is free and fair. He noted that the entire world is monitoring the electoral process in Nigeria and desirous of…

APC’s Zoning Arrangement Unjust to Southeast, Deepens Alienation, Say IPN

APC’s Zoning Arrangement Unjust to Southeast, Deepens Alienation, Say IPN

The Indigenous People of Nigeria ( IPN) has risen in condemnation of the zoning arrangements for political offices of the All Progressives Congress (APC) describing it as unjust to the people of the Southeast geopolitical zone and a danger to the unity…

BREAKING: PDP Submit Names To INEC To Replace Sacked Ebonyi Gov, Deputy

BREAKING: PDP Submit Names To INEC To Replace Sacked Ebonyi Gov, Deputy

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it has submitted names of its nominees to replace the sacked Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi and his Deputy, Dr Eric Kelechi Igwe. The National Chairman of the PDP, Senator Iyorchia Ayu, made the disclosure on…