Obasanjo Criticises Nigerians calling for secession

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Wednesday, described calls for the disintegration of Nigeria as unmindful and insensitive to the plight of the minority groups in the country. Obasanjo made the observation when he received the Tiv Professional Group (TPG) from Benue State who paid him a courtesy visit in Abeokuta, Ogun State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported. The former president recalled a discussion … Continue reading Obasanjo Criticises Nigerians calling for secession

Jonathan remembers Umaru Yar’Adua 11 years after

Goodluck Jonathan wrote; Today, I celebrate my boss, friend, colleague and brother, President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua who departed this world 11 years ago.As politicians, we shared a common vision of a peaceful, united and just nation. President Yar’Adua kept faith with this vision, channelling his strength and time in pursuit of an egalitarian society, until his last breath. Although out of our sight, his legacies … Continue reading Jonathan remembers Umaru Yar’Adua 11 years after

We Must Rescue Nigeria From Insecurity, Others — Obaseki

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has said that Nigerians have no other choice than to work collectively to rescue the nation from insecurity and other challenges. Obaseki said this on Tuesday in Benin while receiving members of the South-South Zone Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by its National Vice Chairman, South-south, Chief Dan Orbih. While identifying insecurity as one of … Continue reading We Must Rescue Nigeria From Insecurity, Others — Obaseki

Coup Alarm: Nigerians Tired Of Rhetoric, NEF Tells Presidency

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has accused the Presidency of scaring Nigerians with the rhetoric of subversion. Reacting to the alarm raised over the alleged attempt to overthrow President Muhammadu Buhari, the Director, Publicity and Advocacy of the Forum, Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, asked the current administration to deal with the problems facing the country. The NEF said that there was no point telling Nigerians that … Continue reading Coup Alarm: Nigerians Tired Of Rhetoric, NEF Tells Presidency

You’re Haunted By Your Own Shadows, PDP Tells Buhari Presidency, APC

…Asks Buhari to Look Inwards The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) describes the allegation by the Buhari Presidency that some Nigerians were plotting a forceful and undemocratic change of leadership, as a resort to blackmail in the face of failure. The PDP says that rather than live up to the responsibilities of office by taking charge and securing our nation, the Presidency is busy engaging in … Continue reading You’re Haunted By Your Own Shadows, PDP Tells Buhari Presidency, APC

Nigeria On The Verge Of Becoming A Failed State — Afenifere

The Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, yesterday, restated its call for the restructuring of the country without further delay. The group said Nigeria was on the verge of becoming a failed state, stressing that only restructuring and entrenchment of true federalism would save the country from the near precipice. Afenifere reviewed the state of the nation at a meeting held on Saturday at the residence of … Continue reading Nigeria On The Verge Of Becoming A Failed State — Afenifere

Our response to DSS alert, By Presidency

The Department of State Services (DSS), on Sunday alerted on sinister moves by misguided elements to wreak havoc on the government, sovereignty and corporate existence of the country. Championed by some disgruntled religious and past political leaders, the intention is to eventually throw the country into a tailspin, which would compel a forceful and undemocratic change of leadership. Further unimpeachable evidence shows that these disruptive … Continue reading Our response to DSS alert, By Presidency

Al-Makura: I Will Contest For APC Chairmanship If Zoned To North Central

A former governor of Nasarawa State, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, has said he will contest for the position of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress if zoned to the North Central. Al-Makura, who is a senator at the National Assembly, representing Nasarawa South constituency, made the statement when his campaign coordinators in the 13 local government areas in the state from 2010 to date, … Continue reading Al-Makura: I Will Contest For APC Chairmanship If Zoned To North Central

We Are Better Together, Tinubu Tells Secessionist Agitators

…DSS warns ‘misguided elements’ National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, has called on those clamouring for secession to jettison the idea as the country is better together than being separated.Tinubu, in a goodwill message to a Ramadan prayer tafsir lecture yesterday in Lagos, warned that the agitations could lead to the disintegration of Nigeria. He said: “For clamouring for war, … Continue reading We Are Better Together, Tinubu Tells Secessionist Agitators

World Press Conference: Nigeria must not fail – PDP

FULL TEXT OF A WORLD PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESSED BY THE NATIONAL CHAIRMAN OF THE PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY, PRINCE UCHE SECONDUS, AT THE NATIONAL SECRETARIAT, ABUJA ON MAY 3, 2021 NIGERIA MUST NOT FAIL Following series of meetings in the last one week by various organs of our great party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) – the National Working Committee … Continue reading World Press Conference: Nigeria must not fail – PDP