There is pressure on Ekweremadu to dump PDP: Vanguard
A recent report by the Vanguard newspaper implies that the Deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu is under pressure to leave the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) Trouble is looming large in the People Democratic Party (PDP) as some political forces within the party are mounting pressure on the Deputy Senate President,... Read more
How Boko Haram started- Obasanjo
In a programme titled, “The Talk,” which was aired on a YouTube Channel, “Voice of the People.”, Obasanjo discussed how the boko haram crisis erupted, noting than after he left office in 2007, his successor (late Umaru Yar’Adua) mismanaged the issue, which caused the group to become terrorists. Obasanjo... Read more
Trump’s critic calls for Military takeover in the US
Rosie O’Donnell, a notorious critic of President Trump, said Thursday she wants the U.S. armed forces to remove him from the White House. “I want to send the military to the White House to get him,” O’Donnell said on MSNBC, as host Nicolle Wallace discussed Trump’s threats to have... Read more
Atiku sold part of his ownership of Intels to Tinubu: Thisday report
A ThisDay newspaper article published in October 2017 indicates that PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar is only a minority shareholder in Intels, an oil logistics firm managing the Onne Port, contrary to common assumption. The report also disclosed that Atiku has sold part of his ownership to former Lagos... Read more
Cameroon election: Court rejects calls for a rerun
Cameroon’s Constitutional Council on Friday rejected the last of 18 petitions calling for a re-run of an Oct. 7 election that the opposition said was marred by fraud, paving the way for results expected to extend President Paul Biya’s 36-year rule. The rejections clear all legal objections to the... Read more
Ben Murray Bruce campares Buhari and Jonathan’s regimes, says 2019 is for Atiku
Bayelsa State senator and former Silverbird entertainment CEO, Ben Murray Bruce has drawn some comparisons between the Buhari and Jonathan regimes, saying that the fact speaks for themselves Under Jonathan, 1 dollar was 190 naira while 1 dollar is 360 naira under Buhari According to the senator, Nigeria’s performance... Read more
Ganduje should be put on EFCC watchlist: Sheik Gumi
Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, a Kaduna-based Islamic scholar, has revealed that it took two years to reconcile former President Olusegun Obsanjo and his deputy, Atiku Abubakar, who is now the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The religious leader disclosed this in an exclusive interview with Daily Independent... Read more
Nigeria’s population 195.9m- UN
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) says Nigeria’s population has hit 195.9 million and that 76 percent of the population is between ages 0 to 24. In its UNFPA state of world population report themed “The power of choice: Reproductive rights and the demographic,” the UN agency revealed that 148.8 million... Read more
Saraki bows to pressure, releases Omo-Agege’s entitlements
The Senate President, Bukola Saraki has evaded the trouble of being subjected to trial for contempt as he conceded to the request for the payment of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege’s withheld entitlements. The information that Saraki has authorised the payment of Omo-Agege’s entitlements was made public on Thursday by his... Read more
Drunk Governor’s son crushes 6 people in ghastly car accident (Photo)
At least, six persons have been left seriously injured after being knocked down by a drunk Governor’s son in Nasarawa. Khalid Al-Makura, a son of the executive governor of Nasarawa state, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, has knocked down six persons with his car in Mararaba Ankunza area of Lafia, Nasarawa... Read more