Category: Politics

Oby Ezekwesili withdraws from presidential race, here are reasons

Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, on Thursday stepped aside from the presidential race to help build a coalition to defeat the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 16, 2019 election. In a statement issued by the spokesperson for the Obiageli Ezekwesili Presidential Campaign Organisation, Ozioma Ubabukoh, Ezekwesili said her decision to withdraw from the race followed extensive discussions with Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora. According to her, the action was also prompted by an examination of the country’s electoral environment sequel to the 2019 presidential debate on Saturday, January 19, 2019. “This decision followed extensive...

Georgina Onuoha Discloses Why Buhari Doesn’t Deserve A Second Term

Nollywood actress, Georgina Onuoha in an Instagram post has disclosed why President Muhammadu Buhari doesn’t deserve a second term. According to her, affording him a second term will be a betrayal of our justice, peace, equality and freedom. Georgina Onuoha who shared a clips of the interactive media session Buhari granted last week, wondered how any sane person will afford Buhari a vote or let alone a second term. The US based Nollywood actress turned Nurse, wrote; “This is truly sad .. that he doesn’t NO! And he is my president.That in a nation of almost 200 million people of...

#2019Debate: What Charlyboy said about the absence of Buhari, Atiku

Nigerian singer/songwriter, television presenter, publisher, producer and one of Nigeria’s most controversial entertainers Charly Boy, born Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, (also spelt Charlie Boy and known as CB, His Royal Punkness, and Area Fada), expressed his views about the 2019 presidential debate which witnessed the absence of leading candidates, President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). While both Atiku and Buhari had in separate statements explained why they shunned the debate, Fela Durotoye of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), Oby Ezekwesili of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN)...

Buhari doesn’t have to debate – APC

The ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, has said President Buhari doesn’t need to debate, stating that his achievements will speak for him. This was made known in a Tweet by the official twitter page of the APC. The Tweet read; For President Buhari, he doesn’t have to debate, his achievements for 3.5 years will do the talk for him. In SW; Lag-Ibadan Rail, Lag-Abeokuta road, in SS & SE; Maritime University and 2nd Niger Bridge, in NE; Security, in NW; ABJ-KD-KN expressways, in NC; Baro Port and many more. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

You’re a coward and I’ll teach you a lesson – Buhari replies Obasanjo

President Buhari who replied the 16-page open letter written by Olusegun Obasanjo, described the former President as coward and further threatened to teach him a lesson he will never forget. Buhari who replied Obasanjo in a statement titled ‘Get Well Soon’, accused the former President of handpicking his candidates against all known rules of the party that got him into power. It was further claimed that the former President, has never allowed any succeeding leader of the country function freely. The statement reads in full; PRESIDENCY TO OBASANJO: GET WELL SOON The sixteen-page letter the former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo,...

Alao-Akala promises to pay N30,000 minimum wage if elected

Former governor of Oyo State and gubernatorial candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), in the March 2 election, Chief Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala, on Thursday promised to pay workers in the state the N30, 000 minimum wage when elected governor of the state. Alao-Akala made this declaration while speaking at the flag-off of the ADP campaigns in Ibadan, state capital. At the event were Senatorial candidates of the party for Oyo Central, Hon. Temitope Olatoye, Oyo South Dr. Fola Akinosun and other candidates of the party in the 2019 general elections. Alao-Akala, while addressing thousands of members and supporters the...

Vote most-experienced Adebayo Adelabu, Ajimobi declares

The Governor of Oyo state, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has enjoined the people of Oyo state to vote the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate, Mr. Adebayo Adelabu as the next Governor of the state because of his ranking experience. The Governor declared this today at the party’s inaugural gubernatorial rally in Egbeda/Ona-Ara federal constituency, adding that none of the other candidates possess the level of experience that the former CBN Deputy-Governor possesses, especially regarding core issues of governance and public service. Read more: FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Ohanaeze wants Buhari at Presidential debate

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to attend the upcoming presidential debate. Chuks Ibegbu, the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the organisation, said Buhari must not send a proxy to the debate. He stated this while reacting to the decision of Buhari to handover his reelection campaign to a national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu. Buhari had disclosed his decision while inaugurating the APC Presidential Council, at the International Conference Centre, ICC, in Abuja, last week Monday. Also, the National Publicity Secretary of APC, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, had disclosed that...

3,850 APC loyalists dump party for PDP in Yobe

About 3850 All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftains and stalwarts from Yobe south have shifted their loyalty to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The defectors were drawn from Potiskum, Fika, Nangere and Fune Local Government Areas that formed Yobe south senatorial district. Receiving the new entrants at the flag off of his re-election campaign in Potiskum town yesterday, Sunday, Senator representing Yobe south senatorial district, Mohammed Hassan congratulated them for taking such a wise and bold move. He assured them of equal treatment while charging them to work hard alongside other members to ensure that the party emerges victorious in all...