Buhari, Tinubu Pact On 2023 Presidency Not Binding On APC Members -Yahaya Bello

In this interview with Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State speaks on the crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC), the purported pact between President Muhammadu Buhari and the party’s national leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, 2023 elections and zoning of the presidency. Bello, who is one of the governors believed to be eyeing the presidential seat, also speaks on his ambition, quest for power shift … Continue reading Buhari, Tinubu Pact On 2023 Presidency Not Binding On APC Members -Yahaya Bello

How I was nicknamed ‘evil genius’, ‘Maradona’ – IBB

Former Military President Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) has explained how he was nicknamed “evil genius” and “Maradona”. Babangida, disclosed this while speaking with Arise TV during an interview on Friday He explained the nicknames were manufactured by the media because of his “deft political moves”. Babaginda said: “That’s the very good thing about the Nigerian media and Nigerian people, you have to anticipate them. “If … Continue reading How I was nicknamed ‘evil genius’, ‘Maradona’ – IBB

Why June 12 election was annulled – IBB

Former Military President Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) has explained why his junta annulled the June 12, 1993 presidential election. The election was adjudged by most Nigerians as the freest and fairest in the nation’s democratic experience. It was contested between Chief Moshood Abiola of the defunct Social Democratic Party (SDP) and Bashir Tofa of the defunct National Republican Convention (NRC). Babangida, while speaking with Arise … Continue reading Why June 12 election was annulled – IBB

The next Nigerian President must have friends across the country – IBB

Former Military President Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) has identified attributes of his ideal President in 2023. He said the next President must speak to the citizens, understand the nation’s economy and have friends in every region. Babangida, disclosed this while speaking with Arise TV during an interview on Friday. Babangida said he has seen Nigerians who have the qualities and they are in their sixties. … Continue reading The next Nigerian President must have friends across the country – IBB

Biafra should be a region in Nigeria —Emekesiri, founder of original IPOB

…Says ‘Kanu does not speak for Igbo nation Founder of the Customary Government for the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Barrister Emeka Emekesiri says that even as the method and manner of the re-arrest of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu could be faulted, Kanu’s rearrest may make many resonate with the original philosophy and method of operation of IPOB before it was hijacked by Kanu. Emekesiri said … Continue reading Biafra should be a region in Nigeria —Emekesiri, founder of original IPOB

Baba Suwe: NDLEA left me crippled since 2011

Veteran Yoruba comedian, Babatunde Omidina popularly called Baba Suwe said he was left crippled and traumatised over his experience in the hands of officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA in 2011. “I have not forgotten about my issue with the NDLEA and I will never forget because I am still bearing the pains and suffering from that encounter. I am still affected … Continue reading Baba Suwe: NDLEA left me crippled since 2011

Buhari backs open grazing, asks AGF to recover land for herdsmen converted by farmers in the South

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has given approval to the return of the open grazing practised during the 1st Republic where herdsmen used designated grazing routes to move their cattle to several parts of the country. To this end, the President said he had asked the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, to begin the process of recovering land from persons who have … Continue reading Buhari backs open grazing, asks AGF to recover land for herdsmen converted by farmers in the South

Arise Interview: Buhari Evasive, Dodgy, Claimed Our Projects, Says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is appalled by President Muhammadu Buhari’s deplorable performance at the exclusive interview on Arise Television this morning. Our party is dismayed that while millions of Nigerians eagerly expected President Buhari to use the interview to address salient issues confronting our nation, Mr. President bungled the opportunity by being evasive and dodgy while attempting to lay claims to projects done by … Continue reading Arise Interview: Buhari Evasive, Dodgy, Claimed Our Projects, Says PDP

IPOB cannot give sit-at-home order in Rivers – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike on Monday said the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) cannot give a sit-at-home order in Rivers State as the state is not part of Southeast. Wike spoke in an interview on Channels TV’s Politics Today. “IPOB cannot make sit-at-home order in Rivers State. It does not exist in Rivers State, Rivers State is not part of South East. “Rivers State … Continue reading IPOB cannot give sit-at-home order in Rivers – Wike

Meghan and Harry’s interview with Oprah draws mixed reaction in Britain

The front pages of Britain’s newspapers were dominated on Monday by Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, despite the fact that the majority of the British public had not been able to watch it yet. The interview will broadcast in the U.K. on Monday evening at 9 p.m. local time. “It was both everything we had come to expect — and not what … Continue reading Meghan and Harry’s interview with Oprah draws mixed reaction in Britain