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Political battle rages on in Ebonyi State

Political battle rages on in Ebonyi State

By Felix Uka  /  Reporter, Abakaliki    Even as the most discussed subject in Ebonyi State; indeed, the Nigerian federation is the 2015 general elections, a good number of the…

PDP, APC trade blames over Oshodi mayhem

PDP, APC trade blames over Oshodi mayhem

By Temidayo Akinsuyi / Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   Cult gang clashes and rivalry between motor park touts are not alien to Lagos State. In recent times, residents of Bariga, Mushin, Ebute-…

Day Udom shut down home town in Akwa Ibom

Day Udom shut down home town in Akwa Ibom

By Idongesit Ashameri  / Correspondent, Uyo   The well known adage that a  prophet has no respect in his home was recently challenged and proved wrong when the PDP gubernatorial candidate…

APC has no change to offer Nigerians –Adams

APC has no change to offer Nigerians –Adams

Otunba Gani Adams is the National Coordinator of O’odua Peoples Congress (OPC). In this interview with some journalists he speaks about the postponement of the forthcoming elections,  criticism against Jonathan’s…

Deployment of soldiers for elections unconstitutional – Agunbiade

Deployment of soldiers for elections unconstitutional – Agunbiade

Sanai Agunbiade, is a legal practitioner and a member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, representing Ikorodu Constituency 1. In this interview with Senior Reporter, AKINWUNMI KING,  he condemned…

Uproar over fresh plot to axe Jega

Uproar over fresh plot to axe Jega

By Temidayo Akinsuyi Snr. Correspondent, Lagos “I have never thought about removing INEC Chairman, though I have the constitutional power to do so – President Goodluck Jonathan, February 11, 2015…

Jonathan inherited moribund infrastructure – Moro

Jonathan inherited moribund infrastructure – Moro

Former lecturer and activist, Abba Moro, is the Minister of Interior and one of the major campaigners for the re-election bid of President Goodluck Jonathan. In this interview, Moro insisted…

Jonathan’s bold move to capture South West

Jonathan’s bold move to capture South West

President Goodluck Jonathan has made several recent visits to Nigeria’s South West, meeting various traditional and other leaders in the region that is vastly controlled by the country’s major opposition…

Boko Haram: Hope rising for North East?

Boko Haram: Hope rising for North East?

By Ekene Okoro Senior Correspondent, Lagos The postponement of the 2015 general elections generated uproar in many quarters. Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, had announced…

Military still runs Nigeria – Ugolor

Military still runs Nigeria – Ugolor

Executive Director, Africa Network on Environment and Economic Justice  (ANEEJ), Rev David Ugolor, in a chat with our Benin Bureau Chief, Francis Onoiribholo, spoke on the implementation of the constitutional…

Shared Prosperity project has lifted Kwara –Akorede

Shared Prosperity project has lifted Kwara –Akorede

Senior Special Assistant on Media to the Governor of Kwara State, Muideen ‘Femi Akorede, in this interview with News Editor, SoLA ALABADAN, spoke on the achievements of the Abdulfatah Ahmed’s…

Senate race: Suswam set to retire Gemade?

By Samuel Saater Iortyom For all keen watchers of Benue politics, these are really interesting times. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which has ruled the state since 1999, has expanded and…

El-Rufai motivated me into politics – Shamman

Samson Felix Shamman, is an indigene of Magamiya in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State. He contested in the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary elections for the party’s…

I’m happy UPU crisis’ll wake Urhobo from nightmare

I’m happy UPU crisis’ll wake Urhobo from nightmare

Chief Olori Magege, chairman, Delta State Waste Management Board, a prominent Urhobo and member of the Peoples Democratic Party Campaign Organisation, Delta State, in this interview with Felix Igbekoyi, x-rays…

Northern Nigeria gluttonous for power – Arabo

Northern Nigeria gluttonous for power – Arabo

Honourable Simon Yakubu Arabo, a lawyer, represents Kauru federal constituency of Kaduna State on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In this interview with Juliet Oyoyo, he speaks on…

Political parties were heavily bribed to support polls shift – Okorie

Political parties were heavily bribed to support polls shift – Okorie

Chief Chekwas Okorie is the presidential candidate of United Progressives Party (UPP) in the rescheduled March 28 presidential election . He spoke with journalists at his Enugu residence on the…

Executive, lawmakers’ face-off heats up Ebonyi politics

Executive, lawmakers’ face-off heats up Ebonyi politics

By Felix Uka  –  Reporter, Abakaliki   The fire incident which razed down a section of the Ebonyi state house of assembly complex on Tuesday this week could be reminiscent…

When Jega met Senators over polls’ shift

When Jega met Senators  over polls’ shift

By Ignatius Okorocha - Special Correspondent, Abuja   Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega last week appeared before the Senate of the Federal Republic where he informed…

I will advise Jonathan to throw in the towel before March 28 –Oshun

I will advise Jonathan to throw in the towel before March 28 –Oshun

Olanrewaju Oshun  is  a  member of the Lagos State House of Assembly representing Lagos Mainland Constituency 2. In this interview with newsmen recently, he expressed confidence that President Goodluck Jonathan…

Group mobilizes support for Jonathan’s re-election

Group mobilizes support for Jonathan’s re-election

By Augustine Adah  -  Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   Barely one month to the presidential election in the country, are several groups mobilizing support for the candidate of their choice.  One…

Okupe, Metuh talking like babies over Buhari –Ogiemwonyi

Okupe, Metuh talking like babies over Buhari –Ogiemwonyi

Engr.  Christopher Osa Ogiemwonyi retired as the Group Executive Director (Exploration and Production) Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)  in 2009. He was appointed Minister of State for Works in 2010…

Raging political insurgency in Rivers State

Raging political insurgency in Rivers State

By Temidayo Akinsuyi  / Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   Since 2013, Rivers State has featured prominently in the Nigerian media for the wrong reasons. Political crisis that has almost paralysed government activities…

Between a governor and his estranged deputy

Between a governor and his estranged deputy

By Chinwendu Nnadozie –  Snr. Correspondent, Minna   It is no longer news that there is a no  no-love-lost existing between the Governor of Niger state, Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu and…

PDP taking advantage of polls’ shift to loot the treasury – Igbokwe

PDP taking advantage of polls’ shift to loot the treasury – Igbokwe

Joe Igbokwe is the Publicity Secretary of the Lagos State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC). In this interview with SENIOR CORRESPONDENT, TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI, he speaks on the issue…

There will be economic doom if election is further postponed – Ajayi

There will be economic doom if election is further postponed – Ajayi

Oladipo Ajayi is a widely travelled financial analyst. In this interview with SENIOR CORRESPONDENT, TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI, he speaks on the negative effect the election postponement has had on the Nigerian…

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