Tagged: 2019

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,...

Even Atiku knows that Buhari is honest – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says that members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and their Presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar know that President Muhammadu Buhari is an honest man. Osinbajo stated this while addressing the `Drive 4 Buhari-Osinbajo’ rally organised by the `I am Ready’ campaign group alongside other support groups on Tuesday in Abuja. Referring to an earlier remark by Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, Osinbajo said that with Buhari Nigeria’s wealth is safe. Bello had earlier posed a question to crowd on whether they would rather deposit their monies in an Atiku Bank or a Buhari...

Burnaboy wins big at 2019 Soundcity MVP awards

The Soundcity MVP awards held on Saturday, January 5, 2019. The awards which took place at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos was graced with performances from A-list artists. Burnaboy won big as he swept four awards including the highly coveted “Africa Artist of the Year” while Davido and Wizkid got one award each. He also took the ‘Song of the Year’, ‘Listener’s Choice’ and ‘Best Make MVP at the award show. Although the first Soundcity MVP Awards was first held in 2016, since 2007, the winners are chosen by the viewers and fans by visiting...

Checkout Richard Mofe-Damijo’s New Year Message

Veteran Nigerian actor, Richard Mofe Damijo in his 2019 New Year message said he’s no longer surprised when people who earn next to nothing allegedly buy multi-million dollar cars and homes. According to him, ‘After all the catch phrase is “Fake it till you make it” but the question is, is faking it a guarantee to making it? Absolutely not. I have never believed the principle of faking it till you make it because it is a faulty principle that often puts people in trouble so I want to share a principle that has worked for me, which is the...

Djokovic wins first match of 2019

Novak Djokovic took just 55 minutes to claim his first win of the 2019 season, brushing aside Damir Dzumhur 6-1, 6-2 in the Qatar Open first round on Tuesday. In a one-sided match, the world number one showed he was intent on maintaining his form from last season into the new year with a totally dominant display against the Bosnian. The Serb, who has won the last two Grand Slams to take his majors total to 14, completed the match in under the hour by converting his first match point. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

New Year: Be positive about 2019 – Okorocha tells Nigerians

The Governor of Imo State, Chief Rochas Okorocha, has urged Nigerians to be positive about the new year. Okorocha said year 2019 “will favour the country and her people more than 2018″. He stated this in a New Year message, signed by his Chief Press Secretary, CPS, Samuel Onwuemeodo, on Tuesday. Okorocha said, “No nation grows with the citizenry being negative about the progress of such a nation.” He said Nigerians should see light at the end of the tunnel over the nation’s politics, economy, unity and development. Okorocha insisted that 2018 was not a bad year, when properly scrutinized....

Cossy Orjiakor reveals her goals for 2019

Popular Nollywood actress, Cossy Orjiakor has revealed that her goal for 2019 is to be a housewife or baby mama with little workload and lots of shopping. She made this known on Sunday in a post on her Instagram handle. Orjiakor, who disclosed that she did not accomplish all she had set to achieve in the outgoing year 2018, said she was depressed this year and looked stressed in all her movies and even musical videos. She wrote: “This year 2018… I did not achieve all I marked out for myself. Then depression sets in. I am depressed for minor...

Why I refused to be Gov. Ambode’s deputy in 2015 – Hamzat

The running mate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Lagos State, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, has revealed why he rejected the opportunity to work as Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s running mate in 2015. Hamzat, the running mate of Babajide Sanwo-Olu, told Arise TV that he was not comfortable being Ambode’s running mate. He said he accepted the position in 2018 because he was more at home working with Sanwo-Olu. He also gave reasons he stepped down for Sanwo-Olu. According to Hamzat, “There are various things you have to consider in governance. “There can only be one governorship candidate and...

We’ll handle 2019 like we did in Ekiti, Osun elections – IGP

The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris has said that the Nigerian police is prepared to replicate the feat it recorded at the Ekiti and Osun States Governorship elections in the forthcoming 2019 general elections. The IGP made this known yesterday at a two-day train the trainers’ workshop for senior police officers on election security management for the 2019 general elections in Abuja. Represented by the Commissioner of the Police Training College, Maiduguri, Reuben Akpan, the IGP said: ‘‘This workshop is coming at the right time, it came at the right time. “With the inputs from the Commissioners of...

2019: Atiku speaks on S’East development commission bill

The Presidential candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has commended senators from the South East for working hard to realise the South East Development Commission, SEDC, which bill was passed recently. He gave the commendation yesterday in a terse statement by the Abia State coordinator of the Atiku/Obi Presidential Campaign Organisation, Chief Charles Ogbonnaya in Umuahia. Recall that the Bill co-sponsored by Senators Stall Oduah (PDP-Anambra) and Samuel Anyanwu (PDP-Imo) aims at enhancing the infrastructural development of the South East zone, which is grappling with huge ecological challenges. Against that backdrop, Atiku urged the senators not to relent but to...