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

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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

February Elections Will Hold, Jonathan Assures Nigerians, Accuses APC of Rumour Mongering

President Goodluck Jonathan has said Nigerians should be assured that the general elections scheduled for February 14 and 28 will not be postponed under any guise. The President gave the assurance while debunking allegations by the All Progressives Congress (APC) that the ruling party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is involved in surreptitious schemes to … Continue reading February Elections Will Hold, Jonathan Assures Nigerians, Accuses APC of Rumour Mongering

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’

Boko Haram: Arrested General Ransome-Kuti, Other Officers May Be Court Martialed Over Baga Attack

Nigerian military authorities have come down heavily on suspected senior military officers sabotaging counter-terrorism operations in the country as over 10 senior officers, including a Brigadier-General, have been arrested and are currently telling the military hierarchy what they know about a recent attack carried out by the Islamic insurgent group, Boko Haram. The officers may … Continue reading Boko Haram: Arrested General Ransome-Kuti, Other Officers May Be Court Martialed Over Baga Attack

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

Uncertainties Over APC Presidential Candidate’s Health as Buhari Travels to US

There have been rising concerns were raised over the health status of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), General Muhammadu Buhari, following his planned trip to the United States of American towards the end of January. Buhari is reported to have filled an online application for the United States of America Visa … Continue reading Uncertainties Over APC Presidential Candidate’s Health as Buhari Travels to US

#NigeriaDecides 2015: US Top Think-tank, Brookings, Tips Jonathan to Win, say APC is a Fragile Anti-Jonathan Setup

Brookings, the World’s most influential think-tank based in the United States, have projected a President Jonathan victory over the opposition candidate’s General Buhari in the 2015 Elections which it suggests would be keenly contested. The analysis, context and rationale of the think-tank’s projections is contained in the Brookings publication titled: Foresight Africa – Top Priorities … Continue reading #NigeriaDecides 2015: US Top Think-tank, Brookings, Tips Jonathan to Win, say APC is a Fragile Anti-Jonathan Setup

Show Your Certificate Or Forfeit Election, Northern Youths Tell Buhari

A group of youths under the umbrella of Northern Youth Forum (NYF) has challenged the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, to produce his certificates to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for proper electoral contest. According to the group, failure to do this would automatically put the supporters of the formal head … Continue reading Show Your Certificate Or Forfeit Election, Northern Youths Tell Buhari

APC is Offshoot of PDP, Thrives on Lies – Odumakin

A political activist and Spokesman of pan Yoruba socio-cultural group, Mr. Yinka Odumakin, at the weekend hit out at the All Progressives Congress (APC), calling it an offshoot of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) but deceiving Nigerians that it is bringing change to the country. Odumakin, who was former spokesman of APC presidential candidate, … Continue reading APC is Offshoot of PDP, Thrives on Lies – Odumakin

How Tinubu, Obasanjo Denigrate the North

SPECIAL REPORTS In 2007, a wounded Olusegun Obasanjo foisted a sick and almost dead Umoru Yaradua on the PDP as its Presidential candidate with a grand design that would have seen Obasanjo remain President beyond 2007, if Yaradua had died before the elections. You should also remember that the vice presidential candidate of the PDP, … Continue reading How Tinubu, Obasanjo Denigrate the North

#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

Why DPP presidential candidate stepped down for Jonathan

Alignments and realignments has begun ahead the 2015 general elections as some political parties have been identifying with their favourite candidates. Recently, the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) ratified the adoption of thevPeoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag bearer, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan as the party's presidential candidate for February 14 presidential election.The latest in such political … Continue reading Why DPP presidential candidate stepped down for Jonathan

‪#‎Media4Elections: IPC Advances Youth Participation in Election Ahead 2015

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria will hold her sixth media Tweet-A-Thon with the theme: “2015: Advancing youth participation in elections” on Tuesday, December 23, 2014. According to Mr. Lanre Arogundade, Director of IPC, the Tweet-A-Thon with hashtag ‪#‎Media4Elections is a monthly activity supported by UNDP DGD III aimed at promoting active media engagement and … Continue reading ‪#‎Media4Elections: IPC Advances Youth Participation in Election Ahead 2015

Why I Gave Up Vice Presidential Slop – Tinubu

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the strong man of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has given reason why he supposedly 'rejected' a vice presidential 'nomination' by his party. He wrote: I a press statement signed by the politician himself, after his follows convinced him on the consequences of imposing himself as a running mate to the … Continue reading Why I Gave Up Vice Presidential Slop – Tinubu

How Tinubu Finally Foisted Osinbajo on Buhari as Running Mate

The defiant posture of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governors against the preferred choice of the party leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, as the Presidential running to General Muhammadu Buhari could not achieve much as the party names Tinubu’s associate, Yemi Osinbajo, as vice presidential candidate. After days of speculations, marathon meetings and horse-trading, General Buhari, … Continue reading How Tinubu Finally Foisted Osinbajo on Buhari as Running Mate

France Owns Military Hardware Aboard Chad-bound Russian Plane Detained in Nigeria – Ambassador

The French Ambassador to Nigeria, Jacques Champagne de Labriolle, has issued a statement about the Chad-bound aircraft detained by Nigerian authorities at the Aminu Kano Airport in Kano. In the statement, the ambassador admitted his country chartered the Russian aircraft to help it convey some military hardware from Bangui (Central African Republic) to Ndjamena (Niger). … Continue reading France Owns Military Hardware Aboard Chad-bound Russian Plane Detained in Nigeria – Ambassador