Don’t create problems for incoming govt, APC warns Jonathan’s men

Don’t create problems for incoming govt, APC warns Jonathan’s men

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has warned officials of President Goodluck Jonathan’s Administration to desist from creating more problems for the incoming government of General Muhammadu Buhari. The party also decried the reported allegations of last minute looting of the nation’s resources and the hurried recruitment into public service and rushed privatization of key financial institutions by the administration claiming such egregious actions will have serious repercussion. In a statement by the National Publicity Secretary…

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Speak up on Abia now, group urges Jega

Speak up on Abia now, group urges Jega

A socio-political group,  An Abia for All (AAA) has urged the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, to break his silence on the current political logjam in Abia State and make a categorical statement. The group described the April 11 governorship and House of Assembly elections in Abia as a rape of the electoral process in the state. In a statement jointly signed by Comrade S.O.B Igwe and Ihuoma Ufughi, Leader…

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Reps pass 2015 budget

Reps pass 2015 budget

A fresh controversy between the Presidency and the House of Representatives may be in the offing as the latter yesterday passed the 2015 budget with an increment of N135.5 billion. With the increment, the budget rose to N4.493 trillion  from the N4,357,960,000,000 earlier proposed by President Goodluck Jonathan. However, the N4,493,363,957,158  which passed through third reading was N67,433,759,158 higher than the N425,425,930,000 stated in the report laid on Wednesday by the Chairman of the Committee on…

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Jega deploys 6 INEC commissioners for Imo guber rerun

Jega deploys 6 INEC commissioners for Imo guber rerun

Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, has deployed six national electoral commissioners to ensure a free and fair supplementary governorship election in Imo State tomorrow. Resident Electoral Commissioner for the state, Dr. Gabriel Ada, broke the news yesterday while briefing newsmen ahead the conduct of the supplementary election scheduled for April 25. Ada stated that the deployment of the national electoral commissioners from Abuja was to strengthen the existing staff of the…

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Monarch to aggrieved politicians: Emulate Jonathan on defeat

Monarch to aggrieved politicians: Emulate Jonathan on defeat

The paramount ruler of Igbo Ukwu kingdom in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State, Igwe Martin Ezeh, has urged politicians, who contested and lost at the just concluded general elections to accept defeat like President Goodluck Jonathan in order to promote peace and reconciliation across the country. According to the monarch, prolonged agitation and taking election cases to tribunal will only encourage bitterness and rancour, which would not do the nation any good. He…

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Imo re-run: Okorocha shouldn’t beg for our votes –Obiron CEO

Imo re-run: Okorocha shouldn’t beg for our votes –Obiron CEO

As the people of Imo State file out tomorrow for the supplementary election for governorship and some of the state House of Assembly seats, a chieftain of Accord Party (AP), Evang Mike Ikoku, has tipped incumbent Governor Rochas Okorocha to win. Evang. Ikoku, owner  of All Season’s Hotel, who also contested  for the Isu/Njaba/Nkwere/Nwangele Federal Constituency seat said Okorocha should not   beg for the votes of  Imolites in the re-run slated to hold  in  about…

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PDP House candidate drags Gbajabiamila to election tribunal

PDP House candidate drags Gbajabiamila to election tribunal

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) House of Representatives candidate for Surulere Federal Constituency I in the March 28 election, Mr. Tony Ashikodi, has dragged All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Femi Gbajabiamila, and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) before the National Assembly election tribunal in Lagos. Ashikodi alleged that Gbajabiamila was unduly returned and declared the winner of the election by INEC. In a petition filed at the tribunal, Ashikodi queried the return of Gbajabiamila by…

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Why APC is after me –Fayose

Why APC is after me –Fayose

…You’re not sincere –APC Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, has said his unreserved support for President Goodluck Jonathan is responsible for the unrepentant stance by the Adewale Omirin-led 19 All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmakers to impeach him. Daily Sun reported that In a statement made available to newsmen yesterday and entitled: No regrets supporting Jonathan, Fayose, who alleged that the APC lawmakers were bent on making Ekiti ungovernable for him even after May 29 hand-over…

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How Obiano aided Oduah’s senatorial victory

How Obiano aided Oduah’s senatorial victory

Man’s life on earth is shaped by three major pillars – events, experience and character.  Our character defines us while events of life shape our experiences even as experience also influences our character. The Russian novelist and moral philosopher, Leo Tolstoy, captured it succinctly when he said: “There is something stronger and more important than man’s will – the inevitable march of events.” The appointment of Princess Stella Adaeze Oduah as Minister of Aviation in…

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