Politics

October 1 quit notice on Igbos is real – Doyin Okupe warns

Former aide to ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe has told Nigerians not to be deceived by the peace talks initiated by politicians regarding the quit notice on Igbos by Northern youths.

In a Facebook post he entitled, “Where...

Northern Elders Attack Babangida, Atiku Over Calls For Restructuring Nigeria

Northern leaders on Tuesday attacked and disagreed with former Military Head of States, Ibrahim Babangida and Atiku Abubakar on the call for the restructuring of Nigeria and creation of state police.

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF)...

Anglican Church Urges Buhari to Resign

The Enugu Diocese of the Anglican Communion has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to throw-in the towel if he can no longer perform owing to ill health.

The Church is of the opinion that the situation was affecting the development of...

"Jonathan Was Not Weak Or Incompetent" - FFK Replies Nnamdi Kanu

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has insisted that former President Goodluck Jonathan was not weak or incompetent.

He was reacting to statements credited to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB], Nnamdi...

You’re doing your best but it’s not enough, Fayose tells Osinbajo

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says Acting President Yemi Osinbajo is doing his best to address some challenges in the country but he needs to put in more efforts.

Alleging that the Igbo have been made to “suffer forever”...

Babangida joins ‘true’ federalism campaign

Former Military President Ibrahim Babangida has lent his voice to the clamour for restructuring and devolution of powers. Group Political Editor Emmanuel Oladesu examines the agitation for the restoration of ‘true’ federalism by stakeholders....

Goodluck Jonathan surrounded himself with useless thieves – Paul Unongo

Elder statesman and nationalist, Dr. Paul Unongo, has revealed why he withdrew support for former President Goodluck Jonathan’s 2015 reelection bid.

He said Jonathan lost control of power and was not good to be President.

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Buhari can speak Hausa, Osinbajo bound to use English – Senator Shehu Sani

Senator Shehu Sani (APC – Kaduna Central) has reacted to the criticisms trailing President Muhammadu Buhari’s Eid-el-Firt message relayed in Hausa language.

The lawmaker said Buhari communicating in Hausa was not a big deal and that...

Nnamdi Kanu arrogant, telling Igbos to shun election irresponsible – APGA

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has lambasted the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, for calling on Anambra people to boycott forthcoming gubernatorial poll in the state.

The party, in a statement...

How I nearly lost 2015 election – Okorocha

The Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, yesterday, revealed how he almost lost the race to be re-elected in 2015.

The governor said it was mainly because, “The correct votes of the people of Mbaise did not count.”

Okorocha...

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