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Nigeria needs to dialogue to fight corruption –Shaibu

Nigeria needs to dialogue to fight corruption –Shaibu

Former Acting Director General, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Samson Alhaji Shaibu, is a disciplined and dedicated civil servant whose career is full of testimonies with a life of…

Akwa Ibom governorship election of controversies

Akwa Ibom governorship election of controversies

By Samuel Ita –  Snr. Correspondent, Uyo   The governorship and house of assembly election held across Nigeria may have been lost and won in most states but the controversies…

Taraba governorship poll cancellation, blessing to PDP – Bwacha

Taraba governorship poll cancellation, blessing to PDP – Bwacha

 Senator Emmanuel Bwacha is the incumbent senator and also the senator-elect for Southern Senatorial zone in Taraba State. He is also the Senate Committee Chairman on Agriculture. In this interview…

There was hand of God in Buhari’s victory – Oramah

There was hand of God in Buhari’s victory – Oramah

The Progressive Friends Foundation (PFF), a non-governmental organisation, recently evaluated the political process that culminated in the March 28 elections. Director-General of the group, Pat Ifeanyi Oramah, in this interview…

Celebrating the 2015 elections

Celebrating the 2015 elections

By Williams Igenegbai - Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   One great piece of news this year is that after the elections, the heavens did not fall as it did in 2011. This is…

Task before Amosun in Ogun

Task before Amosun in Ogun

By Laide Raheem - Correspondent, Abeokuta   Before the April 11 governorship and state assembly elections in Ogun State, there was palpable fear in the air that the re-election bid of…

Issues arising from Anambra elections

Issues arising from Anambra elections

By Chukwujekwu Ilozue /  Correspondent, Awka   Before you cast your vote for or against the performance of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Anambra state in the 2015…

Ambode’s victory and expectations of Lagosians

Ambode’s victory and expectations of Lagosians

By Augustine Adah –  Senior Correspondent, Lagos   The All Progressives Congress has again won the Lagos State governorship elections for another term of four years the state. This is…

Delta: Controversies over House of Assembly poll

Delta: Controversies over House of Assembly poll

By Felix Igbekoyi / Correspondent, Asaba   Petitions and complaints have continued to trail the results of the last Saturday governorship and House of Assembly elections in Delta State. In a…

Dawn of new era in Nigerian politics

Dawn of new era in Nigerian politics

In another six weeks, history would be made in Nigeria. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which has ruled the nation for 16 uninterrupted years would quietly give up its prime…

How internal crises destroyed PDP – Fadahunsi

How internal crises destroyed PDP – Fadahunsi

Francis Adenigba Fadahunsi is a retired Assistant Comptroller General of Nigerian Customs and contested the Osun-East Senatorial District Election in Osun which he lost to incumbent Senator Babajide Omoworare. In…

Mixed reactions greet Ugwuanyi’s governorship victory in Enugu

Mixed reactions greet Ugwuanyi’s governorship victory in Enugu

By Emmanuel Nzomiwu / Correspondent, Enugu   On Sunday afternoon, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as winner of April 11 governorship…

April governorship poll in Akwa Ibom

April governorship poll in Akwa Ibom

By Idongesit Ashameri / Correspondent, Uyo   While winners of the Saturday April 11 gubernatorial and house of Assembly polls may be celebrating with families and friends, or even planning oversea…

I’ll harness Bauchi resources – Abubakar

I’ll harness Bauchi resources – Abubakar

Barrister Mohammed Abubakar is the All Progressives Congress (APC) governor-elect in Bauchi State. In this Interview with Journalists in Bauchi, including CORRESPONDENT, PATIENCE OGBODO-IWUAGWU, he speaks on his victory at…

Buhari’s victory and the Lower Niger

Buhari’s victory and the Lower Niger

By Daniel Abia / Snr. Correspondent, P/Harcourt   The most feared presidential election has come and gone. Tension has gradually simmered down. Victory has been achieved and defeat conceded. Alignments are…

Buhari will start from ground zero – Oduwole

Buhari will start from ground zero – Oduwole

Ola Oduwole is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State and a former President of the National Association of Yoruba Descendants in North America (Egbe Omo…

We will reform PDP and return – Bassey

We will reform PDP and return – Bassey

Chief Gershom Bassey was returned elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party in Cross River State for the Southern Senatorial District. This was trailed, however, by controversies. In…

Card reader aided success of presidential poll – Okoye

Card reader aided success of presidential poll – Okoye

Barrister Festus Okoye is a Kaduna-based constitutional lawyer. He is also the National Coordinator of Independent Monitoring Group, which monitored the just concluded Presidential elections. In this interview with SPECIAL…

Buhari must walk the talk –Wabba, NLC president

Buhari must walk the talk –Wabba, NLC president

Ayuba Wabba became the new President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) through a controversial election process. Only recently, he inaugurated an eight-man committee aimed at rebuilding the cracks in…

Nigeria’s new political horizon

Nigeria’s new political horizon

By Ekene Okoro and Temidayo Akinsuyi, Lagos With the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the gale of defections that has hit Nigeria’s outgoing ruling party, the Peoples Democratic…

How I brought Buhari, Tinubu together –Abdullahi

How I brought Buhari, Tinubu together  –Abdullahi

Ahmed Kabiru Abdullahi, Chairman of Arewa Community in South West zone, in this interview with Senior Correspondent, AUGUSTINE ADAH, he speaks on the role played by Arewa in the process…

Presidential elections: A seismic shift in the political landscape

Presidential elections:  A seismic shift in  the political landscape

Former United States of America (U.S.) Ambassador to Nigeria and ECOWAS,  Robin Renee Sanders, was an observer at the March 28 presidential and National Assembly elections. In this opinion piece…

Why Jonathan conceded victory to Buhari – Obi

Why Jonathan conceded victory to Buhari – Obi

Special Adviser to the President on Inter-Party relations, Senator Ben Obi speaks on a wide range of issues including the recent defeat of the PDP by the APC, the President’s…

Nigerians grapple with post-election realities

Nigerians grapple with post-election realities

By Daniel Abia Snr Correspondent P/Harcourt For those who contested the elections and won, it would be a landmark date in their calenders. But those who lost are counting their losses…

Oba Akiolu: How not to talk in public

Oba Akiolu: How not to talk in public

By Yemi Adebisi, Acting Head, Literary/Arts Before the advent of the Europeans, societies in Africa, especially Nigeria, developed a structure that accommodated various system of political administrations based on the…

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