Monthly Archives: December 2018

Obi Mourns Ex-President Shagari, Says Death A National Loss

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has described the death of Second Republic President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, as a national loss. Obi, in a statement issued on Friday night, shortly after the news of Shagari’s death was broken by the late president’s family, said that Shagari’s efforts towards the progress of Nigeria through policies ...

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Ex-President Shehu Shagari Dies At 93, To Be Buried Tomorrow

Alhaji Usman Aliyu Shehu Shagari, Nigeria’s Second Republic President is dead. His death was announced today on Twitter by his grandson, Bello Shagari. He was 93 years old. “I regret announcing the death of my grandfather, H.E Alhaji Shehu Shagari, who died right now after brief illness at the National hospital, Abuja”. Shagari, a former teacher, former minister was the ...

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How Fruits Ripened With Carbide Kill Nigerians

For the family of the late Emmanuel Okwuke, banana and plantain have become forbidden fruits. No member of the family dares bring them home. This was after Emmanuel’s life was cut short after he consumed a bunch of his favourite fruit, banana, which he bought on the way home. The former Information and Communications Technology Editor of Daily Independent Newspapers first battled ...

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How We Killed Ex-Defence Chief, Badeh – Suspect

An armed robbery suspect, Shuaibu Rabi, says he took part in the murder of the immediate past Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (retd.),because they wanted to rob him. Rabi said this while being interrogated by policemen in Hausa language. Our correspondent obtained a video clip of the interrogation on Thursday. The Police had earlier on Thursday ...

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Our Representative For Awka-South Has Failed Woefully, Says PDP Assembly Candidate, Igwe 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Emeka Vincent Igwe, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Awka-South 1 Constituency for Anambra State House of Assembly election next year, has said that the incumbent lawmaker representing the constituency in the 6th legislature has failed woefully in his stewardship. He said the incumbent representative had in the last three years represented himself at ...

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We Need A New Nigeria — Obi

The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has charged Nigerians “to work together towards enthroning a new Nigeria that will in turn take care of all the needs of Nigerians, ranging from security through job creation to constant power supply.” Obi spoke on Thursday during the interactive session among PDP faithful at Ekwunife Centre, ...

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Atiku Seeks Probe Of Allegation Linking Buhari’s Family To Keystone, 9mobile Ownership

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has called on the appropriate authorities to urgently institute a probe to unravel those he said may be hidden faces behind the new ownership structure of multi billion naira telecoms giant, Etisalat (now 9mobile) Nigeria as well as Keystone Bank. In a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday and signed ...

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APC, PDP Clash On Buhari, Atiku’s Chances In South-West

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Ondo State, Mr Ade Adetimehin, has predicted a landslide victory for President Muhammadu Buhari in the South-West in the 2019 presidential election. Adetimehin, who said this in a telephone interview with our correspondent in Lagos on Wednesday, stated that the South-West was a stronghold of the progressives, saying the Peoples Democratic Party ...

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