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*“You’re a Frustrated, Serial Loser”, Osita Okechukwu’s Kinsmen Knock Him over Ekweremadu

*“You’re a Frustrated, Serial Loser”, Osita Okechukwu’s Kinsmen Knock Him over Ekweremadu The Enugu West Peoples Forum has described the allegation by the Director-General (DG) of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr. Osita Okechukwu, that the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, diverted the budgetary allocation meant for the rehabilitation of the Enugu-Port Harcourt expressway to the construction of Awgu-Ndeabor-Mpu-Akaeze road,...... more

Northern Senators kick over implementation of Jonathan’s confab report

Northern Senators kick over implementation of Jonathan’s confab report Northern Senators have kicked against the implementation of the 2014 confab report. According to them, it is unfair to ask President Muhammadu Buhari to implement the report of the conference convoked by a former President, Goodluck Jonathan. The senators said this Tuesday in Katsina, adding that President Buhari was neither privy...... more

Buhari is Nigeria’s father of corruption – Fayose

Buhari is Nigeria’s father of corruption – Fayose Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose on Wednesday described President Muhammadu Buhari as ‘father of corruption’ over his refusal to petition Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Kayode Fayemi and other corrupt officials in his camp In a statement issued by by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka,...... more

Why it’s impossible to impeach Buhari – Dogara

Why it’s impossible to impeach Buhari – Dogara Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara  has foreclosed any possibility of removing a Nigerian President unless the 1999 Constitution is amended.0 Dogara described Section 143 of the 1999 Constitution “a satanic verse” for making it impossible for the  National Assembly  to remove the President or Vice President. He spoke...... more

Ekweremadu congratulates New PDP NWC, Says no time for a honeymoon

Ekweremadu congratulates New PDP NWC, Says no time for a honeymoon The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has tasked the Prince Uche Secondus-led National Working Committee (NWC) to get down to work immediately as there is no honeymoon for them.   Ekweremadu also commended the PDP faithful for a credible and hitch-free national convention, noting that the party had...... more

I did not insult Yoruba —Wike

I did not insult Yoruba —Wike The controversy trailing a comment credited to a former deputy national chairman (South) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and one of the aspirants, who withdrew from the race citing insult to the Yoruba race by the Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, Chief Olabode George, appeared to have been put to...... more

PDP convention: Uche Secondus elected party’s National Chairman

PDP convention: Uche Secondus elected  party’s National Chairman Uche Secondus, a Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, from the South-South has emerged National Chairman of the party. Secondus was declared National Chairman of the party after polling over 2000 votes at the party’s convention in Abuja. Result was announced in the early hours of Sunday. Meanwhile, Secondus’ close...... more

PDP bombs ruling APC at convention

PDP bombs ruling APC at convention The outgoing Caretaker Committee Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarafi said that under the administration of the ruling All Progressive Congress APC, the country is witnessing the worst period in her history as poverty, joblessness, geometric raise in the prices of stable goods and unbridled killing of...... more

Ekweremadu Scores APC Low, Decries Unprecedented Debt Profile

Ekweremadu Scores APC Low, Decries Unprecedented Debt Profile The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has scored the All Progressives Congress (APC)- led administration low on security, economy, job creation, and national unity.   This was even as he described the 16 years that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was in power as glorious years for the...... more

2019: INEC releases time table for Presidential, N/Assembly, Governorship elections

2019: INEC releases time table for Presidential, N/Assembly, Governorship elections  A head of 2019 general elections in the country, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has released possible dates for the Presidential and National Assembly Elections. Presidential and National Assembly Elections is to hold on February 16, 2019 while the Governorship, State Assembly and Area Council Elections in the Federal Capital...... more

Bode George: Why I withdrew from the brazen fraud called convention

Bode George: Why I withdrew from the brazen fraud called convention Olabode George, one of the nine aspirants who sought to lead the opposition party, withdrew at the dying minutes. George announced his decision to withdraw from the race moments after the convention screening committee had cleared him for the exercise. He blamed the party for not micro-zoning the office of the...... more

Christmas Bonus: Ugwuanyi approves 13th month salary for workers

Christmas Bonus: Ugwuanyi approves 13th month salary for workers In keeping with the commitment of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s administration to the welfare of the workers, the Enugu State Executive Council (EXCO), has approved a 13th month salary for civil servants of the state as an added boost to celebrate the forthcoming Christmas.   The approval was the outcome of the meeting...... more

2019 Presidency: Ohanaeze gives conditions for Igbo support

2019 Presidency: Ohanaeze gives conditions for Igbo support The pan igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has given conditions for Ndigbo to support any presidential candidate in 2019. President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, who gave the conditions Thursday, in a chat with newsmen at Ohanaeze secretariat, said Igbo would only support a presidential candidate whose manifesto...... more

Beating of Permanent Secretary: Labour gives Ugwuanyi 14-day ultimatum

Beating of Permanent Secretary: Labour gives Ugwuanyi 14-day ultimatum The Organised Labour Enugu State Chapter has given a 14-day ultimatum to Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi to quickly remove from office the Chairman of Enugu State Universal Basic Education Board (ENSUBEB), Mr Ikeji Asogwa, who allegedly unleashed brutal physical assault on Mr Onagu Ogbodo, the Permanent Secretary of the Board...... more

Clear salary arrears before Christmas, Buhari tells govs

Clear salary arrears before Christmas, Buhari tells govs  ....orders payment of fresh Paris Club refund to states President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday directed the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun; the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udo Udoma; and the Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, to work with state governors to ensure the payment of outstanding Paris Club...... more

It will be injustice to Nigeria not to implement 2014 Confab report – Ike Nwachukwu

It will be injustice to Nigeria not to implement 2014 Confab report – Ike Nwachukwu Retired Maj.-Gen. Ike Nwachukwu on Saturday re-echoed the need for the Federal Government to implement the 2014 National Conference report, saying it addressed issues of restructuring in the country. He made this known at the retreat of Southern Senators’ Forum in Calabar on Saturday. Nwachukwu said it would be injustice to...... more

Atiku resigns from APC

Atiku resigns from APC Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC). Atiku, in a statement he personally signed on Friday, recalled how he joined the ruling party in 2013. Below is the statement: “On the 19th of December, 2013, I received members of the All Progressives Congress at my house...... more

Alex Ekwueme dies in London hospital

Alex Ekwueme dies in London hospital Second Republic vice president, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, is dead.   The elder statesman’s death was disclosed in a statement issued by the Ekwueme family of Oko, in Anambra State.   The statement was reportedly released in the early hours of Monday.   The statement, signed by the former vice president’s brother, and...... more

Governor Willie Obiano wins Anambra Gubernatorial Election

Governor Willie Obiano wins Anambra Gubernatorial Election The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Governor Willie Obiano of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as the winner of the November 18, 2017, governorship election in Anambra state. According to INEC, Obiano defeated two major opponents, Tony Nwoye of the All Progressives Congress and Obaze Oseloka of the People's Democratic Party (PDP)...... more

Why I didn’t implement 2014 confab report – Goodluck Jonathan

Why I didn’t implement 2014 confab report – Goodluck Jonathan The immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan, has revealed why he was not able to implement the 2014 Confab report. Jonathan said it was because time was too short for him to do so, as the report was submitted in the twilight of his administration. Jonathan's explanation was contained in a goodwill...... more

Biafra: Court adjourns Nnamdi Kanu’s trial

Biafra: Court adjourns Nnamdi Kanu’s trial Trial of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, at an Abuja Federal High Court has been adjourned till December 5, 2017. The IPOB leader is standing trial before the Justice Binta Nyako-led court for charges bordering on treasonable felony leveled against him by the Federal...... more

Anambra election: Fake electoral officer nabbed at INEC secretariat

Anambra election: Fake electoral officer nabbed at INEC secretariat A man who claimed to be an electoral officer at Dunukofia Local Government Area of the state has been nabbed by security agencies at the Secretariat of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Awka.   This happened before the announcement of election results.   His arrest caused momentary confusion and panic...... more

Jonathan, governors, others storm Onitsha, ask Anambrians to vote Obaze

Jonathan, governors, others storm Onitsha, ask Anambrians to vote Obaze Former President Goodluck Jonathan Thursday  said the only way for the Igbos to end marginalization was for them to vote out the All Progressives Congress, and the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) beginning with Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra State. He urged Anambra people to return the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,...... more

EFCC arrests Jonathan’s ex-SGF, Pius Anyim

EFCC arrests Jonathan’s ex-SGF, Pius Anyim Chief Pius Anyim, former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. According to SaharaReportersn Anyim is in detention where he is being interrogated by EFCC officials.   The former SFG was arrested by the anti-graft agency over alleged fraud...... more

221 police personnel attached to Obiano – Spokesman

221 police personnel attached to Obiano – Spokesman The Nigeria Police Force on Thursday said that 221 police officers were attached to Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra for his personal and office protection. Obiano had alleged the withdrawal of his Aide-De-Camp. A statement by the Force spokesman, CSP Jimoh Moshood, said that the personnel comprised one ADC; one CSO;...... more

Gov. Ugwuanyi deserves 2nd term in office, says Fr. Mbaka

Gov. Ugwuanyi deserves 2nd term in office, says Fr. Mbaka The Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria (AMEN), Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka has described Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State as a Godly leader, who has brought peace to the ministry in particular and the state in general.   In his sermon during the ministry’s harvest and bazaar mass, Fr....... more

Ojukwu defended Ndigbo when it mattered most—Ohanaeze, South-East govs

Ojukwu defended Ndigbo when it mattered most—Ohanaeze, South-East govs THE apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has lauded the leadership  and patriotism of the late Igbo leader and Nigerian statesman, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, describing him as a foremost leader and principled man. The President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo  stated this at the post humous birthday colloquium...... more

2019: Please come back, PDP begs Atiku

2019: Please come back, PDP begs Atiku The Adamawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has renewed its call on former Vice President Atiku Abubakar to return to the party ahead of the 2019 general elections. The state chairman of the party, Shehu Tahir, made the call while speaking the party’s stakeholders meeting on Wednesday in...... more

Biafrans not terrorists, but want to be heard — CAN President

Biafrans not terrorists, but want to be heard — CAN President ...Unfair appointments, resource allocation breed crises — Sultan Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of Nigeria Supreme Council on Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, Wednesday, warned against any injustice in appointments and allocation of resources in the country, saying such actions are capable of breeding crisis and disunity in the society....... more

Enugu Poll: Best LG Election in Nigeria’s recent history --Ekweremadu

Enugu Poll: Best LG Election in Nigeria’s recent history  --Ekweremadu The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has congratulated the people and Government of Enugu State on the successful conduct of the November 4, 2017 Local Government election in the State, describing it as the best council election in Nigeria’s recent history. Ekweremadu, who commended the State Government for...... more

 

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