Politics

On Biafra we stand, not Igbo presidency –BIG

David Onwuchekwa,  Nnewi  The Biafran Internal Government (BIG) Elders-in-Council, yesterday, faulted the decision of Ohanaeze Ndigbo and some  politicians  in the region advocating for Nigeria’s president of Igbo extraction. The council stated this in a communiqué made available to Daily Sun after its plenary session in Owerri. In the meeting presided …

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Edo poll: Hurdles before Obaseki

As the people of Edo State warm up for the governorship poll, Adekunle Bademosi highlights the hurdles before Governor Godwin Obaseki in his bid for a second term.   Many factors will stand against the re-election of the outgoing governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki at the September 19 …

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Edo poll: Obaseki will win, says Shaibu

Our Reporter   Edo State Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu has advised the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, “to return to the school of good governance and be more exposed to the art of governance.” According to the deputy governor, governance is not window shopping, but a collective …

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ARG: Fasanmi, a man of integrity

Our Reporter   Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG) has lamented the demise of  Pa Ayo Fasanmi, describing him as a courageous and unwavering disciple of the Awoism political philosophy. In a statement by its leader, Olawale Oshun, ARG said: “It gladdens our heart that Baba Fasanmi stayed true to the welfarist …

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ZLP car without engine –Akeredolu

Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has likened the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) to a car without an engine. He said the party is made up of people who have been relegated to the backdoor. Akeredolu’s deputy, Agboola Ajayi, had, on Monday, announced his defection from the Peoples …

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There’s plan to scuttle Edo, Ondo guber polls, claims IPAC

Fred Ezeh, Abuja The Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has said it has uncovered plans by some “disgruntled” individuals and groups to promote a campaign for the stoppage of Edo and Ondo elections sched- uled for September 19 and October 10, respectively. IPAC attributed the “destructive plans” to some of their …

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NDDC probe is futile… Urhobo Union

By Emmanuel Oladesu Deputy Editor     Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) has said the on-going probe of the Niger Delta Development Commission(NDDC) will not achieve any result. The socio-cultural group called for the swearing in of Bernard Okumagba as the managing director of the agency because he has been screened by …

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US elections 2020: Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as running-mate

Joe Biden on Tuesday, announced that he has chosen Senator Kamala Harris as his running-mate. Harris becomes the first black woman to be named to a major-party U.S. presidential ticket. The 55-year-old could potentially be the first woman vice-president if Biden defeats President Donald Trump at the polls. “I have …

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