Politics

Akinwunmi Adesina: The inside story, by Adesina

Femi Adesina By his bow tie, you know him. And that distinguishing feature was firmly in place when Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), breezed into the Presidential Villa at Abuja on June 3, 2020. One of the hallmarks of seasoned, methodical people is patience, refusal …

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Mr. President is not in charge of this nation – Wole Soyinka reveals

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka and President Muhammadu Buhari By Nwafor Sunday President Muhammadu Buhari is not in charge of Nigeria, said, Prof Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, on Thursday. Soyinka was reacting to the letter written to Buhari by the former military governor of Kaduna State, Col. Abubakar Dangiwa Umar(retd), …

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APC chieftain lauds Tinubu over intervention in Edo crisis

By Emmanuel Oladesu Former Edo State Information Commissioner and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief Charles Idahosa Thursday expressed gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari and Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the national leader of the party, for their intervention in the crisis rocking the chapter over the proposed primary. Idahosa, …

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Opponents of restructuring are being mischievous ― Oyedele

…I have what it takes to transform Ondo as governor Engineer Ife Oyedele By Johnbosco Agbakwuru Engineer Ife Oyedele, the executive director of Niger Delta Power Holding Company, NDPHCN, is one of the governorship hopefuls in Ondo State on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC. In this interview, …

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Bello: an emerging political phenomenon

By Abdullahi Haruspice   There are unique people everywhere. They come once in a generation and leave indelible footprints wherever they find themselves. Whenever you observe such a rare breed in your locality, pay more than a passing attention to them. They have an unusual mission to fulfil in life. …

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Edo: Oshiomhole, Obaseki’s camps fight hard, dirty

Oshiomhole, Obaseki By Clifford Ndujihe, Johnbosco Agbakwuru & Ozioruva Aliu Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, yesterday,  intensified his re-election bid with a move to get his main challenger for the All Progressives Congress, APC, ticket, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, out of the contest via the law court. This came on …

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Oyo 2023: PDP chieftain Olopoeyan, Senator Balogun trade words

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State, Alhaji Bisi Olopoeyan and Senator representing Oyo South District, Dr. Muhammed Kola Balogun are currently at loggerheads over the chances of PDP in the 2023 elections in the State. The duo are members of the PDP in Oyo South …

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Wike: A man with a new vision

Rivers State Information Commissioner Paulinus Nsirim highlights the achievements of Governor Nyesom Wike in the last five years.   Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has every reason to celebrate the first anniversary of his second tenure as the Governor of Rivers State. From every political calculation and calibration, the unequivocal conclusion …

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N1.5 Billion Road Project: Group Condemns Shoddy Job By Contractor

A pressure group, Isoko Monitoring Group, has raised the alarm over the poorly executed N1.5 billion road project at Ikpide-Irri riverine community, Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State, by a Lagos state based marine company, Portplus Nigeria limited. To address the failure and refusal of the company to …

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