Sunday, June 26, 2022


Peter Obi and the Last ‘Big Men’

ENGAGEMENTS by Chidi Amuta The outcome of our presidential nominations season has produced a new landscape of mixed blessings. The two major parties have produced rival contestants straight from the dark recesses of Africa’s political past. Atiku Abubakar and Bola...

2023: APC must unite behind Tinubu, says President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday asked the All Progressives Congress to unite behind its presidential flagbearer in the 2023 elections, Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The President made the comment in a congratulatory statement signed by his spokesperson, Garba Shehu. “Having emerged victorious...

We’re on way towards winning our third straight victory since 2015 – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has appraised the series of consultations held so far towards getting a widely acceptable presidential standard bearer for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, in a...

Nigerians express displeasure on increasing money politics

Nigerians in North Central have expressed displeasure on the rate at which electoral processes have been tied to the use of money and other values in recent times. A cross section of those who spoke with the News Agency of...

I never disrespected Buhari, I have high regard for him – Tinubu

A presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has said he holds President Muhammadu Buhari in high regard. Reactions had trailed Mr Tinubu’s comments in Abeokuta on Thursday where he said he deserves to...

Money can’t buy Nigeria’s President – Orji Kalu

The Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, says money cannot buy Nigeria’s president. Kalu, in a statement he issued on Thursday in Abuja, said that it was only cohesion and consensus among the regions that could produce a...

2023: It is my turn to be Nigeria’s president, says Tinubu

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Tinubu, said on Thursday that he deserved to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari based on his (Tinubu) antecedents. Tinubu stated this during his visit to Abeokuta to seek the support...

APC chieftain decries alleged “dollar rain” at PDP Presidential Primary

Mr Osita Okechukwu, a cheiftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to rescue the Naira before it depreciates beyond redemption. Okechukwu made the appeal in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, in reaction to...

Ex-Nigerian VP, Atiku Abubakar wins PDP presidential ticket

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Saturday in Abuja emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for 2023 presidential election. Abubakar scored 371 votes to emerge as the party flagbearer defeating his close contender, Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers,...

Nigerian court clears Goodluck Jonathan eligible to contest presidency

The Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa has ruled that former President Goodluck Jonathan is eligible to contest the 2023 presidential election. The presiding judge, Justice Isa Hamma Dashen gave the judgement on Friday. He also held that Jonathan’s right to...

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Liberia’s Unity Party expels President Johnson-Sirleaf

 By Harrison Arubu Liberia’s outgoing ruling Unity Party(UP) has expelled President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf for alleged breach of the party’s constitution. The party conveyed the decision in...