Opinion: Still on Edo Politics by Richard Akinnola

Four years ago, you called him the backbone of the economic success of your eight-year government as Governor. The same four years ago, you publicly lacerated the image of another person, that as a cultist in UNIBEN, he bathed a fellow student with acid, leading to his rustication for two years. You publicly swore “before God”, that Ize-Iyamu was not an individual who could be trusted with the public till, reason you refused to give him an appointment. Yes, you know he is currently on trial by the EFCC for alleged corruption. Yet, he is your new saint. Four years ago when he was not yet charged for corruption, you didn’t find him fit to be Governor but now that he is on trial for alleged corruption, that is the time he is fit to be a Governor. Does that resonate well with a government whose major mantra is anti-corruption? Continue reading “Opinion: Still on Edo Politics by Richard Akinnola”

DIRECT PRIMARIES: INEC DEMANDS MEMBERSHIP REGISTER FROM PARTIES

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has directed political parties wishing to adopt the Direct Primary mode to elect their candidates for the Edo and Ondo governorship elections to submit their membership register to the Commission.
The Commission noted this will allow for effective monitoring of the party primaries. Continue reading “DIRECT PRIMARIES: INEC DEMANDS MEMBERSHIP REGISTER FROM PARTIES”

Breaking: PDP alleges looting in NDDC, demands investigation

Success Nwogu, Abuja

The Peoples Democratic Party on Monday called for an investigation into allegation of fraud, stealing and looting of funds in the Niger Delta Development Commission under the All Progressives Congress-led administration.

The PDP National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement, also alleged that the NDDC, under the current management, had become an Automated Teller Machine for alleged corrupt APC leaders. Continue reading “Breaking: PDP alleges looting in NDDC, demands investigation”

COVID-19: Atiku, PDP blast FG over $6.9bn loan bid

…Says Nigerian govt lacks qualified hands
…Loan, plot by FG to deceive Nigerians – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate in the 2019 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku abubakar have berated the Federal Government for seeking a salad of loans and facilities totaling $6.9 billion to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading “COVID-19: Atiku, PDP blast FG over $6.9bn loan bid”

Coronavirus: PDP slams President Buhari’s speech

March 29, 2020

Press Statement

COVID-19. Buhari’s Address Empty, Failed to Address Real Concerns

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) laments that President Muhammadu Buhari’s long awaited address on the COVID-19 pandemic came empty and failed to address the salient demands of the impact of the scourge on our nation. Continue reading “Coronavirus: PDP slams President Buhari’s speech”

Noah Speaks: Oh Uyo! Oh Uyo!! Oh Uyo!!!

I watched sadly yesterday as Hon. Victor Antai who couldn’t win the position of Oron Federal constituency openly scolded the people of Uyo under the umbrella of APC coalition of Uyo Senatorial District Youths, all in the name of bringing them to work with or for Chief Godswill Akpabio, a man he idolised as the leader of the APC in the state; the very man that was defeated by the PDP at the poll, tribunal and appeal court, and even in a rerun in his very home local government area. Continue reading “Noah Speaks: Oh Uyo! Oh Uyo!! Oh Uyo!!!”

My Support For Buhari, APC Is Not To Get 2023 Presidency Ticket – Tinubu

An All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Sen. Bola Tinubu, says his focus is to assist President Muhammadu Buhari develop, refine and implement a progressive agenda to flourish the economy and make Nigerians prosper.

Tinubu said this in a statement titled ‘Tinubu Focusing on the Issues of Today: “Tomorrow is the Master of Itself”, released on Sunday by his Media Officer, Mr Tunde Rahman, in Lagos. Continue reading “My Support For Buhari, APC Is Not To Get 2023 Presidency Ticket – Tinubu”

Breaking: APC accepts court order against Oshiomhole

Acting National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief Victor Giadom has declared the party will respect court order on the alleged suspension of its National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. Continue reading “Breaking: APC accepts court order against Oshiomhole”