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Buhari: Long journey to victory

Buhari: Long journey to victory

By Temidayo Akinsuyi  Snr. Correspondent, Abuja   After failed attempts in three consecutive presidential elections, mother luck finally smiled on former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari,  as he was declared…

Opposition not strong in Akwa Ibom – Okon

Opposition not strong in Akwa Ibom – Okon

Barr. Ime Okon is the member representing Ibiono Ibom state constituency. He is the Chairman, Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly Committee on Rules and Business and the PDP State…

Emmanuel will build on Akpabio’s legacy –Bassey

Emmanuel will build on Akpabio’s legacy –Bassey

Elder Sam Bassey is the Chairman of Udom Emmanual Vanguard, a group championing the election of Udom Emmanuel as the next governor of Akwa Ibom State. He speaks with ASSISTANT…

INEC must address voting challenges – Adebule

INEC must address voting challenges  –  Adebule

Dr. (Mrs.) Idiat Oluranti Adebule is the Deputy Governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State. A writer, educationist, technocrat and politician, Adebule was appointed and sworn in…

Card Reader: Failure anticipated

Card Reader: Failure anticipated

By Chukwujekwu Ilozue  / Correspondent, Awka   The March 28, 2015, presidential and legislative elections in Anambra were marred by two main issues: faulty electronic card reader and late arrival of…

People will vote for me regardless of party – Ogbemudia

People will vote for me regardless of party – Ogbemudia

During the 18-month administration of Professor Oserheimen Osunbor as governor of Edo State, Barrister Uyi Ogbemudia, daughter of former governor of old Bendel State, Gen. Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia, was the…

Kaduna: How anxiety evaporated on election day

Kaduna: How anxiety evaporated on election day

By Juliet Oyoyo / Senior Correspondent   The 2015 elections, specifically that of the Presidential, have come and, in almost all the states where the elections have been concluded, the electorate…

When APC leaders gathered to celebrate Tinubu

When APC leaders gathered to celebrate Tinubu

By Augustine Adah Snr. Correspondent, Lagos It was a gathering of who is who in Nigeria’s leading opposition party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), when on March 25, people gathered…

Olanusi’s defection: What impact for Ondo politics?

Olanusi’s defection: What impact for Ondo politics?

By Augustine Adah Snr. Correspondent, Lagos The decision of the deputy governor of Ondo State, Alhaji Ali Olanusi, to defect from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to All Progressives…

Attah, Etiebet’s political gamble in Akwa Ibom

Attah, Etiebet’s political gamble in Akwa Ibom

By Akinwunmi Kings Senior Reporter, Lagos When former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Victor Attah, and former minister, Don Etiebet, recently switched loyalty from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to…

Rivers politics: Beyond Ikuru’s resignation

Rivers politics: Beyond Ikuru’s resignation

By Daniel Abia Snr. Correspondent P/Harcourt The political history of Rivers state was rewritten last Monday, March 23. Since its creation by a decree in 1967, the state has always enjoyed…

We were in bondage under Elechi – Umahi

We were in bondage under Elechi – Umahi

Ebonyi State Deputy Governor, Dave Umahi, has recently been in the news as his boss, the incumbent governor, Martin Elechi, is overtly uncomfortable with his bid to succeed him. In…

How Seventh Senate fared

How Seventh Senate fared

With elections into the National Assembly concluded yesterday, March 28, one thaing is on the mind of most Nigerians. They are curious about the quality of those who are vying…

Otti and paradigm shift in Abia

Otti and paradigm shift in Abia

By Emele Onu If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading – Lao Tzu I had the privilege of attending a social gathering recently…

Delta Steel firm in comatose

Delta Steel firm in comatose

By Emma Arubi Snr.Correspondent, Warri THE Delta Steel Company (DSC), built with about $2.8 billion was expected to be the industrial base of Nigeria when it came on stream in 1979…

Tasks before Nigeria’s next President

Tasks before Nigeria’s next President

By Ekene Okoro Senior Correspondent, Lagos An anonymous analyst once posited that “Nigeria is one of the countries in the Africa continent where yesterday looks better than today and today better…

Time ticks for Nigeria’s momentous election

Time ticks for Nigeria’s momentous election

By Joe Nwankwo / Assistant Editor, Abuja   In less than 24 hours, the much-awaited Presidential Election will take place. Despite fears and anxiety across the country, two important institutions, the…

My fears for use of Card Reader – Jezhi

My fears for use of Card Reader – Jezhi

Comrade Paul Yaro Jezhi was the Chairman, Trade Union Congress (TUC), Kaduna State Chapter. He held this position for several years. He is presently a labour activist. In this interview…

Schism in South-West over Jonathan, Buhari

Schism in South-West over Jonathan, Buhari

By Temidayo Akinsuyi  / Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   With just three days to the conduct of the long-awaited presidential election billed for Saturday, March 28, the gulf between the Yoruba nation…

Why House reversed itself on gov’s pension bill – Ikon

Why House reversed itself on gov’s pension bill – Ikon

Elder Samuel Ikon is the Speaker, Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, and the current chairman, conference of Speakers of State Legislature of Nigeria. He is also the PDP candidate…

Jonathan doesn’t need to beg monarchs to win South-West – Balogun

Jonathan doesn’t need to beg monarchs to win South-West – Balogun

Senator Lekan Balogun, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is convinced of his party carrying the day in the election holding this Saturday. He speaks on this and…

There‘ll be no room for rigging this time – Achagba

There‘ll be no room for rigging this time – Achagba

Peter Achagba is the Taraba State Chairman of Social Democratic Party (SDP). He was also the chairman of the erstwhile Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN). He speaks with CORRESPONDENT, JANET…

Governance will be better off with Buhari’s age – Kosoko

Governance will be better off with Buhari’s age – Kosoko

Former House Chairman on Technology who represented Badagry Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Dele Kosoko, tells SENIOR CORRESPONDENT, AUGUSTINE ADAH, that the age of All Progressives Congress (APC)’s…

PDP still respects Obasanjo –Ajao

PDP still respects Obasanjo –Ajao

Hon. Prince Bola Ajao is the Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State. He speaks on political issues in this interview with CORRESPONDENT, GBENGA FATUROTI. Excerpts… …

I’m not any candidate’s surrogate – Okorie

I’m not any candidate’s surrogate  – Okorie

Chief Chekwas  Okorie who doubles as National Chairman and Presidential candidate of the United Progressives Party ( UPP) for the 2015 election, has faulted the way Nigeria is structured and…

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