Nigeria’s Economy And Just Before We Crucify Buhari By Philip Agbese

Nigeria is indeed a dynamic country where we have found the habit of looking at things mainly upside down and without giving it a second thought or a benefit of a doubt. In most times, we cry wolf where none exist. We are quick to “pull down” and celebrate the consequent downfall. Welcome to Nigeria. … Continue reading Nigeria’s Economy And Just Before We Crucify Buhari By Philip Agbese

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Buhari, Jonathan Make History As Nigeria’s New President Takes Over

Former military ruler, General Muhammadu Buhari has made history as the first Nigeria's President from the an opposition political party, even as former President Goodluck Jonathan became the first incumbent president to relinquish power. The history was made in Nigeria today at exactly 10.55AM when the new President, Muhammadu Buhari, was sworn in. The event, … Continue reading Buhari, Jonathan Make History As Nigeria’s New President Takes Over

Jonathan Has Done Well For Nigeria, Deserves Re-electeion, Says Odebudo, DPP Presidential Candidate

Otunba Owolabi Odebudo is a seasoned politician that has paid his dues within his short stay in politics. He has been a two time Governorship candidate of two different political parties between 2011 and now. He has also been the Chairman of Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) Ogun State Chapter, until the present. He … Continue reading Jonathan Has Done Well For Nigeria, Deserves Re-electeion, Says Odebudo, DPP Presidential Candidate

#NigeriaDecides: Borno Gov Entices NURTW, RTEAN Members With 450 Buses

Ahead of Nigeria's general elections, the Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, on Sunday, wooed members of the state chapters of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and Road Transport Employers Association of Nigerian (RTEAN) as he presented 450 Volkswagen Sharan buses to the executive of both unions for onward distribution to their members across … Continue reading #NigeriaDecides: Borno Gov Entices NURTW, RTEAN Members With 450 Buses

Why OPC supports Jonathan –Gani Adams | The Sun

National Coordinator of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Otunba Gani Adams has said that only President Goodluck Jonathan’s candidacy can protect the collective interest of the Yoruba nation. He said that the implementation of the recommendations of the National Confer­ence organized by President Jonathan would largely address the long dream of the Yoruba for a restructured … Continue reading Why OPC supports Jonathan –Gani Adams | The Sun

FG Unveils Take-off of High Speed Train from Abuja to Lagos

  *Full operation from Abuja to Kaduna begins in March Nigerians who often feel unsafe in Nigeria’s airspace and yet cannot endure a nine-hour road trip between Lagos and Abuja, have received cheery news from the federal government who announced the planned take-off of a three-hour high-speed train project between the two cities. Announcing this … Continue reading FG Unveils Take-off of High Speed Train from Abuja to Lagos

Why Afenifere adopted Jonathan By Pa Ayo Adebanjo, NADECO Chieftain

■ ‘How Tinubu, ‘fellow progressives’ deviated from Awolowo’s path’ Pa Ayo Adebanjo, a leader of the Yoruba group, Afenifere, was a top member of the Action Group, led by the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo, in the first republic. He also belonged to the Awolowo – led Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) in the second republic. … Continue reading Why Afenifere adopted Jonathan By Pa Ayo Adebanjo, NADECO Chieftain

Jonathan’s Successor: My Advise To Northern Nigeria By Ahmadu Ali

The Director General of President Goodluck Jonathan’s Organisation, Ahmadu Ali says the Fulani socio-cultural group – Miyyetti Allah, the Yoruba socio cultural groups – Afenifere, and Odua Peoples Congress (OPC) have all endorsed the re-election bid of President Jonathan. Ali said this at the campaign rally of the PDP on Saturday in Kaduna. “We should … Continue reading Jonathan’s Successor: My Advise To Northern Nigeria By Ahmadu Ali

Herbalists Endorse Jonathan for Second Term

The National Association of Nigerian Traditional Medicine Practitioners, Ekiti State chapter, has thrown their support behind President Goodluck Jonathan in the upcoming election in February. Speaking to the press in the state capital, Ado Ektit, the State Chairman of NANTMP,Chief Jacob Orisamika described Jonathan as a humble person who can be trusted with power. “We … Continue reading Herbalists Endorse Jonathan for Second Term

Presidential Debate: APC Shields Buhari’s Intellectual Laziness, Says Jonathan *Charges APC ‘Prove You’re a Party of Progressive Intellectuals At Debate’

The Presidential Campaign Organisation of President Goodluck Jonathan has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of stopping its presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari from participating in a presidential debate being organised by the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON) as a means of shielding the intellectual laziness and inability of the former military dictator to constructively … Continue reading Presidential Debate: APC Shields Buhari’s Intellectual Laziness, Says Jonathan *Charges APC ‘Prove You’re a Party of Progressive Intellectuals At Debate’

Agbaje Promises to Complete Lagos-Badagry Road, Says He’s Contesting Against a Puppet, Two Puppeteers

Candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State governorship election, Jimi Agbaje, has lashed out at the All Progressives Congress (APC) government in the state for trying to make him look bad before the people of the state. Agbaje expressed his anger at a rally organised at Apapa and Amuwo–Odofin local government areas, adding … Continue reading Agbaje Promises to Complete Lagos-Badagry Road, Says He’s Contesting Against a Puppet, Two Puppeteers

APC Candidate Says Ekiti Gov Abused Bible Verse, Insulted Muslims as Buhari Attacks Punch, SUN newspapers Over Fayose’s Frontpage Adverts

Governor Ayodele Fayose has come under fire from the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), over a front page advert the Ekiti State governor paid for in The Punch and Daily Sun newspapers on Monday morning. Buhari, in a Facebook post, accused Mr. Fayose of abusing a Bible verse … Continue reading APC Candidate Says Ekiti Gov Abused Bible Verse, Insulted Muslims as Buhari Attacks Punch, SUN newspapers Over Fayose’s Frontpage Adverts

#NigeriaDecides: Buhari is Clueless About How To Revive Economy, Can’t Remember His Phone Number, Says Jonathan

So Clueless? Can you imagine? Pa Buhari can’t remember his phone number –Jonathan President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday during a rally in Enugu said that the All Progressives Congress candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd), cannot remember his own mobile phone number. Jonathan, whose unscripted address was mostly a response to previous statements made by Buhari, … Continue reading #NigeriaDecides: Buhari is Clueless About How To Revive Economy, Can’t Remember His Phone Number, Says Jonathan

Jonathan commissions Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Nest of Champions, Tomorrow

The beautiful city of Uyo is the perfect setting for the opening of a new chapter in the history of sports in Nigeria. Come November 7, 2015, the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, His Excellency Godwin Akpabio, will lead the government and people of Akwa Ibom state in opening the Akwa Ibom International Stadium aptly … Continue reading Jonathan commissions Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Nest of Champions, Tomorrow

FRSC Lacks Powers to Impose Fine on Motorists — Court

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has held that the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has no powers to impose fines on erring motorists. Trial judge, Justice James Tsoho in his judgement in a suit by a lawyer, Mr Tope Alabi, held that FRSC can not turn itself into a court of law by … Continue reading FRSC Lacks Powers to Impose Fine on Motorists — Court

World Health Body Declares Nigeria Ebola Free as Jonathan Hails WHO Clearance

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday officially declared Nigeria Ebola free country, even as President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan welcomes the declaration which came after 42 days without any incidence of the Ebola Virus Disease. President Jonathan dedicates the certification to the many patriotic health workers, volunteers and ordinary Nigerians who worked tirelessly, some of … Continue reading World Health Body Declares Nigeria Ebola Free as Jonathan Hails WHO Clearance

Court Rules on Ownership of Newswatch as Jimoh Ibrahim Applies for Stay of Execution

Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court, Lagos on Monday nullified the Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) which transferred ownership of Newswatch Communications Limited to Global Media Mirror Limited owned by Lagos based businessman, Jimoh Ibrahim. However, the management of the publication is set to file for a stay of execution of the verdict Tuesday. … Continue reading Court Rules on Ownership of Newswatch as Jimoh Ibrahim Applies for Stay of Execution

2014: Seven Jonathan’s Ministers Quit Cabinet as FEC holds Valedictory Session for Them

Seven ministers, in President Goodluck Jonathan's cabinet have resigned to run for political offices. According to the President on Wednesday, the ministers that quit his government were Mr. Labaran Maku (Information); Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu (Health); Mr. Nyesom Wike (State, Education); Samuel Ortom (State, Industry, Trade and Investment); Senator Musiliu Obanikoro (State, Defence); Mr. Darius Ishaku … Continue reading 2014: Seven Jonathan’s Ministers Quit Cabinet as FEC holds Valedictory Session for Them

Nigeria Releases Names of 2013, 2014 National Honours Award Recipients as Police, Teacher, Taxi Driver, Make List

The Federal government has released the list of 2013 and 2014 National Honours Award recipients. The Nigerian Times gathered that over 80% of the awardees came from the public sector as either public officers or political appointees. The list includes a policeman, Sergeant Jafaru Wadzani; a teacher, Dr. Nathaniel Chid Nwaneri; traffic warden, CPL Solomon … Continue reading Nigeria Releases Names of 2013, 2014 National Honours Award Recipients as Police, Teacher, Taxi Driver, Make List

President Jonathan Hails Ndigbo Contributions to National Devt

President Goodluck Jonathan has hailed the contributions of the Igbo people, otherwise referred to as Ndigbo in the local parlance, to the development of the country. In his message to the World Igbo Congress Day, held in Houston, Texas, USA last weekend, copy of which was made available to newsmen in Abuja Thursday by the … Continue reading President Jonathan Hails Ndigbo Contributions to National Devt