Politics

Anambra 2021: Group Assesses Aspirants, Laments Woes Bedeviling State

A non-partisan pressure group comprising lecturers in tertiary institutions in Nigeria, Academic Frontiers Initiative (AFI), has expressed satisfaction over the quality of aspirants for the Anambra 2021 gubernatorial elections, even as it bemoaned the woes bedeviling the state as a result of poor leadership. In a statement signed by its National Coordinator, Dr. Chinedu Onyeizugbe; National Secretary, Dr. Tochukwu Oguegbe; ...

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Anambra Lawmakers Have No Power To Order My Resignation Or Sacking — Works Commissioner

…as lawmakers demand scrapping of Anambra Road Maintenance Agency  Raymond Ozoji, Awka Anambra State Commissioner for Works, Mr. Marcel Ifejiofor, has said that it is not within the purview of the state House of Assembly to order his resignation or outright sacking from office. Ifejiofor stated this in his office in reaction to the call by some state lawmakers that ...

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Remain Calm, Nwuke Urges Rivers APC Members

Hon. Ogbonna Nwuke has urged members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State to remain calm and law abiding, regardless of what has transpired, saying “our resolve to join in efforts to rebuild our great party remains unshaken.” The APC chieftain gave the advice in a statement while reacting to a Port Harcourt High Court ruling presided over ...

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We Decrypted Messages From The Biafran War That Have Remained Secret For 50 Years

A freedom march for Biafra held to mark the anniversary of the unilateral declaration of independence in 1967 that sparked a brutal 30-month civil war in Nigeria. Stefano Montesi – Corbis/Getty Images Richard Bean, The University of Queensland; Frode Weierud, CERN, and George Lasry, University of Kassel This year marks the 50th anniversary of the end of the Biafran conflict ...

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Only God Can Make Igbo Man President, Says Arthur Eze

Billionaire oil magnate, Prince Arthur Eze, has said it will take God for an Igbo man to become Nigeria’s President. According to him, the Igbo people do not love one another and are not united. Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Eze advised the Ndigbo not to crave for a President of Igbo extraction but a President who would champion ...

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Wike To Ganduje: Your Dollars Won’t Work In Edo

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party National Campaign Council for the Edo State Governorship Election, Governor Nyesom Wike, has said his Kano State counterpart, Abdullahi Ganduje, is the one who deserves to be isolated, not him. He said this during the inauguration of the PDP campaign council in Abuja on Tuesday. Wike said neither he nor the PDP could ...

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Rebuild Nigeria Group Hosts Valentine Ozigbo

Valentine Ozigbo, a leading Anambra gubernatorial aspirant under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), last Sunday, July 5, hosted a consultative meeting with members of Rebuild Nigeria Initiative, a political group known for its massive grassroots structure in all 21 local government areas of Anambra State. The meeting was held at the residence of the group’s leader and ...

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Leave Amaechi, Appeal Court President Out Of Your Diabolic Politicking, Eze Warns Abe, Aguma

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in the South-South, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has decried what he called “resentful and irking media balderdash credited to a group of faceless and nondescript accusers hiding under the masthead of Justice Watchdog to artfully execute a clandestinely schemed mischief against the Hon. Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Amaechi and the President ...

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PDP Will Zone Presidency To North In 2023 – Gabriel Suswan

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Power, Senator Gabriel Suswan, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will zone the position of the presidency to the North in 2023. Suswan, who is the former governor of Benue State and former member of the House of Representatives, made this known in an interview with Sunday Sun. In answer to a ...

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