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As Mukhtar bows out honourably

As Mukhtar bows out honourably

After 28 months in the saddle as the country’s number one judicial officer, Justice Mariam Aloma Mukhtar will on November 20 bow out as the 14th Chief Justice of Nigeria…

Opone: Setting agenda for Delta in 2015

Opone: Setting agenda for Delta in 2015

By Augustine Adah /  Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   The desire of Johnson Ossai Opone to take over from Emmanuel Uduaghan as governor of Delta State in May 2015 under the…

We must stop recycling politicians –Benson

We must stop recycling politicians –Benson

Babatunde Benson, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), is the Chairman of Lagoon State movement. In this interview with SENIOR CORRESPONDENT, Augustine Adah, he speaks on the viability of the…

Imo Charter of Equity can wait – Okonkwo

Imo Charter of Equity can wait – Okonkwo

Sir Solomon Okonkwo, member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Elders’ Council in Oru West area of Imo State and National Chairman of Igbo Forum, in this interview with PRODUCTION…

Warri: New voice in Delta governorship

Warri: New voice in Delta governorship

By Augustine Adah / Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   Since the return of democracy in 1999, Delta State has been known as a state that is meticulous in the election of its…

We’re not losing sleep over Ikimi – Afegbua

We’re not losing sleep over Ikimi – Afegbua

 Kassim Afegbua, Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, in this interview with BENIN BUREAU CHIEF, FRANCIS ONOIRIBHOLO, dismisses the defection of former APC…

2015: Twisted campaign hashtag

2015: Twisted campaign hashtag

By Temidayo Akinsuyi Snr. Correspondent, Lagos A public affairs analyst has noted that one of the major failings of the Goodluck Jonathan’s administration “is the faulty strategic approach to key…

Expectations as Senate resumes

Expectations as Senate resumes

By Ignatius Okorocha  /  Special Correspondent, Lagos   There are strong indications that the remaining lap of the seventh Senate is going to witness so many distractions as most senators…

INEC in order over lingering ban on campaigns –Ugbome

INEC in order over lingering ban on campaigns –Ugbome

Hon. Pascal Ugbome was Chief Whip, Edo State House of Assembly; Caretaker Committee Chairman, Etsako Central Local Government, and Executive Chairman, Etsako Central Local Government. In this interview with BENIN…

APC doesn’t pose any threat to PDP in Rivers – Walson-Jack

APC doesn’t pose any threat to PDP in Rivers – Walson-Jack

Barrister Nimi Walson-Jack, former commissioner in the Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission (RSEIC) and now a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant, he believes that if things were done rightly…

Eulogies for departed war hero

Eulogies for departed war hero

By Temidayo Akinsuyi  /  Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   Since the news broke of his demise in the early hours of Saturday, September 13,  it has been a barrage of condolences…

No gang-up will work against Jonathan – Umahi

No gang-up will work against Jonathan – Umahi

Deputy Governor of Ebonyi State, Engineer David Umahi, is a man of many parts cutting. He struts the business and political terrain with ease. Instructively, he is one of those…

There’ll be another national conference – Nwoko

There’ll be another national conference – Nwoko

Barrister Uwemedimo Nwoko is a Constitutional Lawyer and Social Critic. He is also the current Chairman of the Governing Council, Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic. In this interview with CORRESPONDENT, IDONGESIT…

We won’t oppose Fayose on new LCDAs – Omirin

We won’t oppose Fayose on new LCDAs – Omirin

Rt Hon.  Dr. Adewale Omirin is the Speaker of Ekiti State House of Assembly. The Chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), who represents Gbonyin Local Government State Constituency, speaks with…

When Aregbesola renewed pact with Osun Workers

By Gbenga Faturoti, Correspondent, Osogbo It was like a triumphant entry for Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State when he officially resumed government activities at the Bola Ige House Government…

Ahead 2015: INEC must stop being one-sided – Kabiru Gaya

Ahead 2015: INEC must stop being one-sided – Kabiru Gaya

Senator Kabiru Ibrahim Gaya, former governor of Kano State, and a chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, APC, represents Kano South Senatorial District. In this interview with Our Special Correspondent,…

I dare INEC to conduct election in Borno, Adamawa –Utomi

I dare INEC to conduct election in Borno, Adamawa –Utomi

Former Presidential candidate of African Democratic Party (ADP), Pat Utomi, is known for his social, economic, and political efforts to better the country. In this interview with, Assistant Politics Editor,…

Between the accusations and the negotiator

Between the accusations and the negotiator

By Ekene Okoro Snr. Correspondent, Lagos Five months and counting, Nigerians have not lost hope that the over 200 girls abducted from Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State on April…

2015: Ndoma-Egba and his battle for a return ticket

By Temidayo Akinsuyi Snr Correspondent, Lagos As the primaries for the 2015 general elections draw nearer, indications on the ground, are that the battle for political positions, whether President, governor,…

2015: APC, PDP in battle for soul of Edo

By Isaac Olamikan Special Correspondent, Benin In a couple of weeks from now the political terrain in Edo State, like most others, will be charged, as politicians and their supporters line…

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