Monthly Archives: March 2019

Dele Momodu And Olisa Agbakoba As Enemies Of Democracy

By Odoh Michael In 2003 when President Muhammadu Buhari first ran for the office of President and lost, he went to court to challenge the result of the election because he felt he was cheated and his mandate stolen. He did same in 2007 and 2011, and never called to congratulate his opponents in these elections. Adams Oshiomhole, Rotimi Amaechi ...

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Atiku, Other PDP Leaders Meet With National Peace Committee

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President of Nigeria Atiku Abubakar on Thursday, 28 February met with the National Peace Committee. The National Peace Committee was represented at the meeting which took place in his residence in Abuja by former military Head of State, Gen. Abdulasalami Abubakar (Chairman), John Cardinal Onaiyekan and Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah. ...

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Updated: APC Suspends Amosun, Okorocha, Queries Akeredolu

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended the Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, and his Imo counterpart, Rochas Okorocha. Also suspended are the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Uguru and the Director General of Voice of Nigeria, Osita Okechukwu. These men were suspended for alleged anti-party activities at the National Working Committee meeting held on Friday in Abuja. The ...

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Man On A Mission: Jimi Agbaje’s Determination To Liberate Lagos

By Victor C. Ukpabi With the largely bungled presidential and national assembly elections, it appears that Nigerians would still file out on March 9, in about 29 of the 36 states, to elect and re-elect governors and state houses of assembly members across the nation. It will be interesting to see what happens in states like Imo, Kano, Kaduna, Cross ...

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The Next Four Years Will Be Tough, Buhari Warns

President Muhammadu Buhari says the new four-year mandate given to his administration by Nigerians will be tough as he pursues his campaign promises of securing the country, transforming the economy and the fight against corruption. The President stated this at a special meeting with his cabinet ministers, who were in the State House, Abuja, on Friday to congratulate him on ...

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Oshiomhole To Atiku: You Ain’t Destined To Rule, We’ll Meet In Court

The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has said the party is ready to meet the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in court. Atiku had at a press briefing where he rejected the result of the February 23 presidential election on Wednesday, indicated his intention to challenge it at the election petitions tribunal. ...

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US, France Congratulate Buhari

The United States of America and the Republic of France have congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election in last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections. The Punch reports that the two countries in separate statements commended Nigerians who participated in the exercise while condemning the violent incidents which marred the polls in parts of the country. The US Secretary ...

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