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Delta Senatorial race:  battle of gladiators

Delta Senatorial race: battle of gladiators

By Tureme Orue, Warri

On November 24, 2018, Senator Ovie Omo - Agege presented his end of term and score card to the Urhobo nation. The hu...

Abia: Court affirms  Uchechukwu Ogah as  APC gover

Abia: Court affirms Uchechukwu Ogah as APC governorship candidate

Miracle Nwosu, Umuahia

For the umpteenth time, Ikechi Emenike has failed in his seeming desperation to substitute Dr Uchechukwu Ogah as the A...

Full Text Of President Buhari’s 2019 Budget  Spe

Full Text Of President Buhari’s 2019 Budget Speech – (BUDGET OF CONTINUITY)

1. It is my pleasure to present the 2019 Budget Proposals to this Joint Session of the National Assembly. 2. This being my last budget speech to the 8...


Atiku admits lying,  confirms not speaking  with C

Atiku admits lying, confirms not speaking with Col. Sakaba's wife

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, has retracted his earlier story of speaking with the widow of Lt. Col Ibrahim ...

Atiku is a liar, widow  of slain soldier says he

Atiku is a liar, widow of slain soldier says he didn't phone her

The wife of the late Lt. Col Ibrahim Sakaba, has denied claims by the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abuba...

In Delta, we do not want to play politics  with pr

In Delta, we do not want to play politics with projects - Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, Delta State governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa seeking second term in office has asserted that his administration do not...


PDP Condemns Freezing  of Peter Obi's Accounts

PDP Condemns Freezing of Peter Obi's Accounts

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) has condemned the stoppage of transactions on all accounts belonging to ...

Edo State  Gov. Obaseki signs  N183.7bn  2019 budg

Edo State Gov. Obaseki signs N183.7bn 2019 budget into law

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the budget, earlier pegged at N175 billion, was reviewed upward to N183,744,326,962.19 by the Edo State ...

Oshiomhole bash Okorocha,backs Sen.  Hope Uzodinma

Oshiomhole bash Okorocha,backs Sen. Hope Uzodinma for Imo governorship

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the Rochas Okorocha led administration for bad governance and ...


Ekiti: Gov. Fayemi  takes stance on  inherited pro

Ekiti: Gov. Fayemi takes stance on inherited projects

Projects inherited from past administrations will not be abandoned, Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has assured. Speaking recently in Afao ...

Developing people is my  politics - Hon. Ogbeide I

Developing people is my politics - Hon. Ogbeide Ihama

By Fred Onobrorhie

Political parties' ideology in Nigeria have been called to questioning if they have really positively impacted the people? ...

Oyo 2019: ADC drops Ajadi,  announces Olufemi Lanl

Oyo 2019: ADC drops Ajadi, announces Olufemi Lanlehin as authentic guber candidate

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) has replaced Dr. Bamidele Ajadi's name with that of Senator Olufemi Lanl...


2015 election  was flawed  - Dr. Goodluck  Jonatha

2015 election was flawed - Dr. Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan for the first time since leaving office opened up at his book launch “My Transition Hours’ in Abuja stati...

2019: Atiku urged to deplore  wealth of experience

2019: Atiku urged to deplore wealth of experience if elected

United Kingdom (UK) Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the party's presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to bring to ...

Shehu Sani debunk speculation  of cloned President

Shehu Sani debunk speculation of cloned President Buhari

Says 'There is no one and nothing like Jibril El Su

The viral speculation on the socio media that President Muhammadu Buhari died since January 2017 is false, and no clone exist in Aso Rock. Shehu Sani,...


Re - 2019, Ogboru is wasting his time

Re - 2019, Ogboru is wasting his time

High Chief Ighofose Okijirhie

Elderstatesman Edwin Clark had bestridden the political firmament of the state and Nigeria for more than five ...

Delta 2019: Clark, Ideh trade words  over Ogboru's

Delta 2019: Clark, Ideh trade words over Ogboru's chances, zoning

Chief Patrick Ideh, 92 year Old former member, House of Representatives in the Second Republic has said Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, who he described a...

2019: Buhari, Atiku  divide Igbo leaders

2019: Buhari, Atiku divide Igbo leaders

As the march to the general elections in 2019 hots up, Igbo leaders are divided in their endorsement between President Muhammadu Buhari of the ruling ...


Buhari will defeat Atiku in Adamawa, says Ahmed La

Buhari will defeat Atiku in Adamawa, says Ahmed Lawan

"I hear people argue that the PDP presidential candidate is of Adamawa origin, but I make bold to say that President Buhari is more; he's one of us by...

Okowa finishing strong: DTSG  approves contract fo

Okowa finishing strong: DTSG approves contract for building of more roads, Housing

The Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration has announced the award of contract for the construction of no less than five ...

Osinbajo is being economical  with the truth  - At

Osinbajo is being economical with the truth - Atiku Campaign

The Atiku Abubakar presidential campaign organization has said that Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), is being economical with the truth in his st...


Okorocha earmarks 250m for take-off  of Imo health

Okorocha earmarks 250m for take-off of Imo health insurance scheme

Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo on Saturday announced N250 million as the start-up capital for health insurance scheme in the state. He described health ...

Ogoni clean - up: FG receives  knocks over slow im

Ogoni clean - up: FG receives knocks over slow implementation

By Abavo Kingsley, Benin

The Federal Government effort at cleaning Ogoni land and the entire Niger - Delta region remains insignificant to m...

IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu  demands for boycott Of 2

IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu demands for boycott Of 2019 election, blast Ohaneze Ndigbo

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, on Saturday, during a live broadcast aired on Radio Biafra Facebook page criticized the South ...


2019: Stop using Buhari's  WAEC certificate to div

2019: Stop using Buhari's WAEC certificate to divert attention NDF tells PDP

The National Democratic Front (NDF) has described as unnecessary, the ongoing debate over the WAEC certificate of President Muhammadu Buhari. NDF sai...

Umahi reacts to Fashola's  claim that Buhari will

Umahi reacts to Fashola's claim that Buhari will return power to South West

Reacting to the claims by the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, that President Muhammadu Buhari will return power to the South ...

Presidency Attacks those demanding for  President

Presidency Attacks those demanding for President Buhari's WAEC Certificate

The Presidency has berated the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for insisting that President Muhammadu Buhari submit copies of his West African Examinat...


Obaseki   Sumbmittes Commissioners List  To EDHA

Obaseki Sumbmittes Commissioners List To EDHA

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has sent the names of his commissioners' nominees to the State House of Assembly for confirmation. This wa...

I have no personal vendetta against Dasuki - Buhar

I have no personal vendetta against Dasuki - Buhari

Insinuation amongst the people both at home and abroad that President Muhammadu Buhari is on a personal vendetta against the embattled former National...


2019: No second tenure  guaranty for Okowa - PDP

2019: No second tenure guaranty for Okowa - PDP

Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa may be having his dream of a second tenure suspended on a cliff hanger following his party; Peoples Democratic Par...

CSO scores INEC high on Edo guber election

CSO scores INEC high on Edo guber election

Reactions have continued to trail the September28, 2016 Governorship election with the state’s Civil Society Organizations [CSO], umbrella body of ...

Tackling  recession:  FG targets  revival of  12 r

Tackling recession: FG targets revival of 12 river basins

In several efforts of the Federal Government to bring the ailing national economy out of the woods, it is targeting revival of 12 river basins to bols...


Hon. crosby Eribo

Hon. crosby Eribo

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Jonathan reshuffles cabinet

Jonathan reshuffles cabinet

President Goodluck Jonathan has carried out a minor cabinent reshuffle to fill vacancies created by the departure of seven ministers from his cabinet...

Delta PDP  settles for Obuh

Delta PDP settles for Obuh

There are indications that all the major stakeholders in the Peoples Democratic Party, Delta State chapter, might have settled to field a retired Pe...


PDP crumbles  in Ikpoba Okha

PDP crumbles in Ikpoba Okha

Top leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State, including the party's Chairman in Ikpoba Okha Local Government Area, Osawaru Ekha...

Ikimi plans common  agenda with Anenih,  says good

Ikimi plans common agenda with Anenih, says good night to APC

A political mogul and former chieftain of All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief Tom Ikimi, has expressed confidence in the national leader of the Peo...

INEC begins PVC  distribution in Edo  November 7

INEC begins PVC distribution in Edo November 7

The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced that it would commence the distribution of the Permanent Voters' Cards in Edo Sta...


APC Ovia North-East, Ekaladerhan Zone  reaffirms t

APC Ovia North-East, Ekaladerhan Zone reaffirms threat to resist imposition

Members of the four wards in Ekaladerhan zone, comprising Iguoshodin, Utoka, Oghede and Oduna wards of the All Progressives Party (APC), Ovia Nort...

Edo Assembly crisis,  threat to 2015 election

Edo Assembly crisis, threat to 2015 election

With the present state of violence in the polity of Edo state, the people of the nation's Heart-Beat state are at a loss on what tomorrow hold...

APC will continue to rule Edo state - Hon Osagie

APC will continue to rule Edo state - Hon Osagie

The All Progressives Congress (APC) will continue to control the government of Edo State following the absence of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) f...


PDP:  Ikimi begs for re-integration

PDP: Ikimi begs for re-integration

As the confusion and worries that trailed exit of the former minister of foreign affairs, chief Tom Ikimi, Pastor Ize-Iyamu and their supporters from...

2015: Anenih sends message to Northern Nigerians,

2015: Anenih sends message to Northern Nigerians, As PDP expresses confidence to re-claim Edo

As preparation to the 2015 general election continue to gather momentum, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustee Chairman, and national le...

2015: Anenih sends message to Northern Nigerians,

2015: Anenih sends message to Northern Nigerians, As PDP expresses confidence to re-claim Edo

As preparation to the 2015 general election continue to gather momentum, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustee Chairman, and national le...


INEC explains proposed increase in polling units

INEC explains proposed increase in polling units

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the proposed introduction of additional 30,000 polling units in Nigeria was as a result of t...

We want to take Edo to mainstream – Ikimi Denies

We want to take Edo to mainstream – Ikimi Denies betraying Abiola

Chief Tom Ikimi who recently dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has declared that he was on a mission t...

EDHA does not sit in  the Governor's Office - says

EDHA does not sit in the Governor's Office - says Hon. Shaibu

Majority Leader, Hon, Philip Shaibu has condemned in strong terms, the assertions in some quarters that the State House of Assembly now holds its plen...


PDP woo  impeached Gov.  Nyako

PDP woo impeached Gov. Nyako

The Peoples Democratic Party has said the impeached Governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, is at liberty to return from the All Progressives Congre...

Oshiomhole inaugurates  tourism board, 3 others

Oshiomhole inaugurates tourism board, 3 others

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State over the weekend inaugurated four boards with a charge on them to collaborate with Management of the agencies f...

National confab: Waste of money, time -Edo rep

National confab: Waste of money, time -Edo rep

The member representing Egor/Ikpoba-Okha federal constituency at the House of Representatives, Jim Adun has described the proceedings in the ongoing...


Edo: Theatrics of a legislature (When plenary hold

Edo: Theatrics of a legislature (When plenary holds under open-roof)

When the crisis at the Edo State House of Assembly which many political observers have preferred to term 'theatrics of a legislature' began on June 9,...

Jim Iyke opens up on his affair with Nadia Buhari.

Jim Iyke opens up on his affair with Nadia Buhari.

Jim Iyke opens up on his affair with Nadia Buhari. Jim Iyke opens up on his affair with Nadia Buhari. Jim Iyke opens up on his affair with Nadia Buhar...