Dunukofia Local Government Area, Anambra state Demand Power Sharing /Zoning

Power sharing /Zoning can be described as a political formula adopted to ensure the protection, representation and participation of every ethnic identity in decision making process in a multi-ethnic society. Let sees and embrace power sharing as a set of principles that when carried out through practices and institutions provide every relevant identity group or […]

Breaking News :Presidency Declares Tuesday, Wednesday As Public Holidays

  The Minister of Interior, Retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration on Thursday in Abuja in a statement issued by Dr Mohammed Umar, the Permanent Secretary of the ministry. The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, Aug. 21, and Wednesday, Aug. 22 as public holidays to celebrate the 2018 Eid-el-Kabir. The Minister of Interior, Retired […]

Naira Loose Value against Dollar In I&E

The naira yesterday depreciated to N362.53 per dollar in the Investors and Exporters (I&E) window even as the volume of dollars traded declined by 17 percent. Naira Data from FMDQ showed that the indicative exchange rate for the window rose to N362.53 per dollar yesterday from N362.25 per dollar on Wednesday, indicating 28 kobo depreciation […]

Breaking News : DSS Named Nnochirionye Afunanya AS Its Spokesperson .

The Department of State Services (DSS) has announced the appointment of Nnochirionye Afunanya as its spokesperson. According to a statement issued by the Public Relations Department of the agency in Abuja on Thursday, Afunanya has a Masters Degree in English from the University of Uyo and another Masters Degree in Peace and Strategic Studies from […]

Saraki :I Will Contest For President Against Buhari

Senate President Bukola Saraki says he has been “consulting and actively considering” running for President in 2019. Saraki, who faces a battle to retain his position at the Senate following his defection to the opposition party, said this in an interview with Bloomberg held at his Abuja residence on Tuesday and published on Wednesday. Asked […]

Victor Moses Retirement From International Football At The Age Of 27 .

Nigeria’s Victor Moses has announced his retirement from international football at the age of 27. The Chelsea winger played 37 times for his country, scoring 12 times since making his debut in 2012. He had previously represented England up to Under-21 level, while coming through the ranks at Crystal palace. “I have experienced some of […]

Gov. Obiano’s Magic Wand : Anambra state, Now and Future-Obika Chidiebele Cy

The emergence of Gov Willie Obiano as the helmsman of Anambra State in March 2014 brought along with it several paradigm shifts. Firstly, the governor unlike some of his predecessors, quickly availed Ndi Anambra his development agenda for the state. Some of which include: Security, Mechanized Agriculture, Health, Transportation, Infrastructural development amongst others. Gov. Obiano, […]

Saraki :Reason, I paid August Visit To Obasanjo

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has disclosed what he called “the main reason” why he visited ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta on Monday. Saraki had held a closed-door meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo at the latter’s pent house within the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta on Monday. Saraki, who came in a […]

Breaking News :Presidency Confirmed Osinbajo As Running Mate Of Buhari

Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and publicity, on Monday confirmed that Acting President Yemi Osinbajo will remain as President Muhammadu Buhari’s running mate at the 2019 presidential election. Shehu said this while speaking with State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He said the victories recorded by the All […]

Breaking News :Gov Aide Found Dead In His Room At Awka

Randie Chima, a Senior Special Assistant to Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, has been found dead in his room at Nwakpodulu Avenue, Awka, the Anambra State capital. According to Punch, Chima was last seen on Friday evening “hale and hearty.” A source, who preferred not to be named said: “I’m surprised to hear this […]

Cross River :PDP Candidate defeat APC And Retain Late Husband’s Seat

Mrs Abbey Ukpukpen, widow of a member of the Cross River House of Assembly, Stephen Ukpukpen, has taken over her husband’s seat, following her victory at the Obudu Constituency by-election, held on Saturday. The late Ukpukpen’s seat was declared vacant after he passed on in May 2018. Ukpukpen, who contested under the Peoples Democratic Party […]

Osinbajo Blasts His Fellow Nigeria Pastors For Not Preaching Against Corruption

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has berated gospel preachers for failing to lend support to the Federal Government’s anti-corruption war by failing to preach against the scourge.  Speaking at the 30th National Biennial Conference of the Students Christian Movement (SCM) of Nigeria holding in Enugu, Osinbajo noted that preachers were preoccupied with preaching prosperity rather than […]

INEC Announces APC Candidate, Ahmed Babba Kaita Winner Of Katsina Bye-Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Katsina State has declared Alhaji Ahmed Babba Kaita of the All Progressives Congress (APC ), as the winner of the bye-election conducted in the Katsina North Senatorial District. Prof Hudu Ayuba-Abdullahi, the returning officer, who announced the result at 4:42 am in Daura on Sunday said Kaita, a […]

If they can impeach Saraki legally, they should do so, Sen Ben Bruce Tell APC

Ben Murray-Bruce, the Senator representing Bayelsa East District at the National Assembly, has clarified the position of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmakers, who seem to be standing against an alleged impeachment plot targeted at the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. He also called on the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government not to misunderstand the position […]

We Will Amend Nigeria’s Constitution To Allow Buhari To Be President For The Remaining Years Of His Life -Gumau Yahaya

48-year-old Honourable Gumau Yahaya, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the Bauchi South Senatorial District bye-election taking place today, has said he plans to see to the amendment of the Constitution to ensure that President Muhammadu Buhari remains President for life. Speaking during his campaign in Bauchi during the week, he said: “I, Lawal-Yahaya […]

Oshiomole:Saraki Left APC Because President Muhammadu Buhari gave out over 200 juicy appointments without allocating some to him.

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Senate President Bukola Saraki’s real anger with the party is that President Muhammadu Buhari gave out over 200 juicy appointments without allocating some to him. Oshiomhole said this in Abuja on Friday in response to Saraki’s ‘World Press Conference’ on Wednesday, during which the former Kwara […]

GOV Wike sympathize with Dickson on mother’s demise

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has sympathized   with Bayelsa Governor, Mr Seriake Dickson over the demise of his mother, Mrs Goldcoast Dickson. Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike Wike said this in a statement in Port Harcourt on Friday signed by his Special Assistant on Electronic media, Mr Simeon Nwakaudu. The Rivers governor said […]

Itse Sagay :I don’t bloody care whether Kemi Adeosun did youth service or not. It’s irrelevant as far as I am concerned

Professor Itse Sagay, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), says he doesn’t “bloody care” if Kemi Adeosun, Minister of Finance, underwent the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) or not. Following an investigation by Premium Times exposing how Adeosun skipped the NYSC programme and forged an exemption certificate, there have been calls, […]

Breaking News :Naira gains 40 kobo to firm against dollar

The Naira on Thursday gained 40 kobo to firm against the dollar at the parallel market in Lagos. Naira-Dollar The Nigerian currency exchanged at N358, stronger than N358.4 traded on Wednesday, while the Pound Sterling and the Euro closed at N480 and N417, respectively. At the Bureau De Change (BDC) window, the naira was sold […]