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No single individual is responsible for PDP’s loss – Ogor

No single individual is responsible for PDP’s loss – Ogor

Hon. Leo Ogor is the Deputy Leader, House of Representatives. The lawmaker, who just secured another term in the House of Representatives, speaks with journalists at the PDP National Secretariat…

How Abubakar emerged victorious in Bauchi gov poll

How Abubakar emerged victorious in Bauchi gov poll

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu  -  Bauchi   The April 11, 2015, election in Bauchi State will linger for a long time in the history of the state following the declaration of…

North-East deserves Senate Presidency or House Speaker – Ibrahim

North-East deserves Senate Presidency or House Speaker  – Ibrahim

Former Governor of Yobe State, Abba Bukar Ibrahim, a Quantity Surveyor, is the representative of Yobe East Senatorial District in the upper legislative chamber of the National Assembly. In this…

PDP needed shock treatment –Ndoma Egba

PDP needed shock treatment –Ndoma Egba

Victor Ndoma-Egba is Nigeria’s Senate Leader and one of the 79 senators who will not be returning in the next dispensation starting in June. In this interview with journalists, including…

As Lagos Assembly shops for Ikuforiji’s successor

As Lagos Assembly shops for Ikuforiji’s successor

By Akinwunmi King, Lagos The Lagos State House of Assembly has been rated as a legislative House that has attained more than the common standard of excellence. Under the leadership…

Enugu lawmakers turn heat on Chime

Enugu lawmakers turn heat on Chime

By Emmanuel Nzomiwu Correspondent, Enugu Before now the Enugu State House of Assembly was seen as a rubberstamp of the executive arm of government in the State. The fact that…

Buhari can’t rule without Ndigbo –Ifeanyi Uba

Buhari can’t rule without Ndigbo –Ifeanyi Uba

Oil mogul and National Coordinator of the Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria (TAN), Ifeanyi Uba, in this interview with journalists in Abuja, bares his mind on the outcome of the 2015…

There’s serious need to cut costs of governance – Sanni

There’s serious need to cut costs of governance – Sanni

As a rights activist, Shehu Sanni, has always lent his voice to happenings in the country. His priority has always been to ensure Nigeria’s progress. As a Senator representing Kaduna…

Ambode must lessen the burden on Lagosians – Elebute

Ambode must lessen the burden on Lagosians – Elebute

Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) Chairman for Lagos Mainland Province, Rev. Dr. Tunde Elebute, was among top Nigerian Church leaders who advocated for a Christian governor for Lagos State. Now…

APC not happy losing eight seats to PDP in Lagos – Basorun

APC not happy losing eight seats to PDP in Lagos – Basorun

 Olorunfunmi  Basorun, a lawyer by profession, was the former Secretary to Lagos State Government and one of the leaders of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. In this interview…

Jonathan: Six IGPs in six years

Jonathan: Six IGPs in six years

By Emmanuel Udom Lagos The outgoing president, Dr Goodluck Jonathan has served Nigeria for six years. He was the vice president when the then president, Musa Yar’Adua died in 2009. Through the…

In search of political dynasty in Rivers

In search of political dynasty in Rivers

By Daniel Abia P/Harcourt Rivers state would be forty eight (48) this year. The economically virile state is one of the oldest states created by decree 19 of 1967. Initially called the…

Jonathan has created new Nigeria – Uranta

Jonathan has created new Nigeria – Uranta

Social analyst and Executive Secretary, Nigeria National Summit Group (NNSG), Tony Uranta, in this interview with journalists in Lagos, including SENIOR CORRESPONDENT, TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI, speaks on the just concluded general elections;…

Panel on Ondo Deputy Gov’s impeachment concludes sitting

Panel on Ondo Deputy Gov’s impeachment concludes sitting

By Yemi Akintomide, Akure The seven-man investigative panel set up to look into allegations of gross misconduct leveled against the Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Alhaji Ali Olanusi, sat in…

Lagos APC leadership in eye of the storm

Lagos APC leadership in eye of the storm

By Temidayo Akinsuyi  - L agos   The general election has come and gone. There were significant upsets here and there. Some mighty men of valour in the Nigerian political landscape…

Pains, gains of political harlotry in Oyo

Pains, gains of political harlotry in Oyo

By Sola Ogunsola / Lagos   Whenever the issue of morality is raised in any political discussion in this part of the world, the common and usual refrain is that there…

As Lalong turns the heat on Jang

As Lalong turns the heat on Jang

By Audu Onoja - Jos   Plateau State, the home of the founding father of the ailing Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Late Chief Solomon Lar – the emancipator – is one…

Don’t expect miracles from Buhari – Umar

Don’t expect miracles from Buhari – Umar

Alhaji Kabir Umar was Chairman of defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party in Kaduna State (ANPP), and held this position for 8 years. He later became the Deputy National Chairman of…

A’Ibom: Next round of battle

A’Ibom: Next round of battle

Idongesit Ashameri  -  Correspondent, Uyo   Akwa Ibom may be warming up to entertain yet another tribunal case that may last as long as the administration, having successfully concluded one…

PDP used army, police to intimidate Imo voters –Onyemaechi

PDP used army, police to intimidate Imo voters  –Onyemaechi

Chief Alan Onyemaechi is the Special Adviser to Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State on Inter-party Affairs. He speaks to Senior CORRESPONDENT, ANOLU VINCENT, on the just-concluded presidential election in…

Reps’ Speakership: Osun’s advantage

Reps’ Speakership: Osun’s advantage

By Hassan Zaggi, Abuja   Following the overwhelming victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the recently concluded March 28 Presidential and National Assembly election, it is now clear…

Nigeria’s recurring one-party scenario

Nigeria’s recurring one-party scenario

By Ifeoma Ononye / Senior Reporter, Lagos   Political observers have noted that results of the last elections in the country have proved how much Nigerians wanted change and how hard…

My mandate remains sacrosanct in Abia – Ikpeazu

My mandate remains sacrosanct in Abia – Ikpeazu

Abia State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship flag bearer, Okezie Ikpeazu, believes next Saturday’s re-run elections in certain areas of the state are unnecessary because he won the April 11…

How opposition helped Ajimobi break Oyo political jinx

How opposition helped Ajimobi break Oyo political jinx

By Oladele Ogunsola,  Correspondent, Ibadan   Though the Accord Party (AP) in Oyo State has said it would contest the results of the last general elections in the state at the…

Another look at Rivers governorship poll

Another look at Rivers governorship poll

By Daniel Abia  -  Snr. Correspondent, P/Harcourt   The rabid tension and anxiety that characterized the 2015 general elections in Rivers State ebbed considerably following INEC’s announcement of Barrister Nyesom…

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