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We don’t want puppet as governor of Delta State –Agbamuche

We don’t want puppet as governor of Delta State –Agbamuche

Chief Michael Ashikodi Agbamuche is a lawyer, public analyst and publisher of Anioma magazine. He is the  Owelle of Akwukwu- Igbo in Aniocha South Local Government of Delta State. In…

In civilised countries, Justice Oyewole would have been thrown out of the judiciary –Bode George

In civilised countries, Justice Oyewole would have been thrown out of the judiciary –Bode George

Former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George, has restated the resolve of his party to control the government in Lagos State after the 2015…

When Jonathan supporters locked down Ibadan

When Jonathan supporters locked down Ibadan

By Oladele Ogunsola   /  Correspondent, Ibadan   The call for President Goodluck Jonathan to run for another four-year term in the 2015 presidential election grew more intense last Saturday.…

Elections in Ife will be different in 2015 – Olatunbosun

Elections in Ife will be different in 2015 – Olatunbosun

Yinka Olatunbosun (JP) is a seasoned administrator and management expert with over fifteen years banking experience. He is aspiring to represent Ife East Constituency in the State of Osun House…

Trouble in Delta’s labour house

Trouble in Delta’s labour house

By Felix Igbekoyi   /   Correspondent, Asaba   Special Adviser on Labour and Industrial Relation Matters to Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State, Comrade Mike Okeme, is under intense pressure…

Why Okorocha should opt out of 2015 election – Adikwuru

Why Okorocha should opt out of 2015 election – Adikwuru

Former Senior Special Assistant to Imo State Governor, now a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Dennis Adikwuru, in this interview with PRODUCTION EDITOR, EJIKEME OMENAZU, speaks on the issue of…

UPP: Setting fresh agenda for 2015

UPP: Setting fresh agenda for 2015

By Celestine Okafor   –  Assistant Politics Editor, Abuja   For the United Progressive Party (UPP), one of Nigeria’s second generation political organisation, the up-coming 2015 general elections is serious…

Tinubu didn’t finance NADECO – Bucknor-Akerele

Tinubu didn’t finance  NADECO – Bucknor-Akerele

Senator Kofoworola Bucknor-Akerele has been a journalist and lawyer. In 1999, she became Deputy Governor of Lagos State but left that office in tense circumstances in 2002. In this interview…

Obi thought my leadership was gone – Umeh

Obi thought my leadership was gone – Umeh

National Chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Victor Umeh, was at Governor Willie Obiano’s thanksgiving mass presided over by the Bishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, at Aguleri.…

Fulfilling burden of state creation

Fulfilling burden of state creation

By Augustine Adah  -  Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   When former military president, Ibrahim Babangida, announced the creation of additional nine states on August 27, 1991, it was aimed at bringing…

Why Northern delegates rejected 2014 draft constitution – Shinkafi

Why Northern delegates rejected 2014 draft constitution – Shinkafi

Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi is National Secretary, All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), and delegate to the just concluded National Conference. In this interview with SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT, IGNATIUS OKOROCHA, he notes that…

2015: Contenders for Anambra Central Senatorial seat

2015: Contenders for Anambra Central Senatorial seat

By Emmanuel Nzomiwu   - Correspondent, Awka   With the 2015 general elections around the corner, one election that promises to be remarkably interesting in Anambra State is the Anambra Central…

How Oron will get into power in Akwa Ibom – Awak

How Oron will get into power in Akwa Ibom – Awak

Engr. Ita Awak was Commissioner for Information in Akwa Ibom State and one of the frontline supporters of the governorship aspiration of Umana Okon Umana. In this interview with CORRESPONDENT,…

We’ll support Nigeria’s balkanisation – Ango Abdullahi

We’ll support Nigeria’s balkanisation – Ango Abdullahi

Spokesman of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Prof. Ango Abdullahi, came into national consciousness during the “Ango-must-go” crisis of 1986, when a violent uprising in the nation’s ivory towers demanded…

Enemies of Ogun PDP have defected – Shodipo

Enemies of Ogun PDP have defected – Shodipo

Nathaniel Wole Shodipo is one of the notable politicians in Ogun Central Senatorial District. He was a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) but left in 2007 for the…

Adamawa’s uncertain by-election

By Tunde Opeseitan Snr Correspondent, Lagos It is true that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed October 11, 2014, for the governorship by-election in Adawama State. As expected,…

I’m ready to face Agbaje at primary –Dosumnu

I’m ready to face Agbaje at primary –Dosumnu

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the 2011 gubernatorial election in Lagos, Ade Dosunmu, is throwing his hat into the race again for the February 28, 2015 race. This time,…

What manner of democracy?

What manner of democracy?

By Emma Maduabuchi (Lagos), Celestine Okafor Francis Onoiribholo (Benin); Okey Maduforo (Enugu) Activities, both overtly and covertly, are on high gear in Nigeria’s political terrain at the moment. Days and weeks by…

2015 candidates will have rough time – Mantu

2015 candidates will have rough time – Mantu

Ibrahim Mantu, Elder Statesman and former Deputy Senate President, expresses reservation about the shortness of time allocated to election activities by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). He told Assistant…

Nigeria’s constitution makes no provision for referendum –Olatubora

Nigeria’s constitution makes no provision for referendum –Olatubora

The National Conference which ended last week, will remain evergreen in the hearts of most Nigerians for several reasons, partly because of the controversies that trailed it and how it…

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