Ekiti: How The Election Was Lost And Won

The Ekiti election has come and gone, but the reverberations are still with us here. But the build up to the elections was an indication of what to expect during the forthcoming 2019 elections though it is doubtful whether it validates Minister of information Lai Mohamed assertion that the result is an endorsement of his principal, Muhammadu Buhari. Problem had started with the deployment of what was described as an unprecedented number of security agencies to the state. According to Ekiti state house sources, it was apparent they were out…

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Cattle Ranch: Buhari Gets Major Opposition From The South East

By Stephen Ubanna President Muhammadu Buhari’s plot to arm-twist the  governors of the 36 states of the Federation to donate land for Fulani herdsmen to use as their cattle ranching  appear to have hit the rocks in several states, particularly the south east. Buhari, who was working through Audu Ogbe, minister of Agriculture and Rural Development may have suddenly realized that it is a mission impossible that he has resorted to using force and bail- out funds to the states to cave in. Ogbe , who has the ear of…

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APC Dies As South west wing Moves to Revive ACN, Buhari’s Men Mull Resuscitation of CPC

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu This is not the best of times for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Less than a week after a section of the party launched a rebellion and styled itself Reformed APC, r-APC, more trouble is looming in the embattled party as its South west wing ; particularly some members of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN are reportedly considering resuscitating it (ACN) to protest alleged marginalization of National Leader of APC and former Lagos State governor, Bola Tinubu in the affairs of the party.They are…

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2019: Saraki’s Entrance changes the equation, Unnerves Other Aspirants

The political machinery has been unleashed by the Bukola Saraki secret vanguard following his clearance of the Senate president by the Supreme Court on charges of money laundering, asset declaration and others. This has finally established him as a master dribbler who will always pull surprises when it is least expected. It is believed that he was already aware of what the judgement will be, and he immediately started to prepare the groundwork for it. First, a Lawyer and human rights activist, Kanmi Ajibola, and Sulaiman Adeniyi had approached an…

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Three APC Governors, 40 Senators, 110 Reps Abandon Buhari, Announce Exit from APC

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu The Source has been informed that the full impact of the hemorrhage in the All Progressives Congress, APC will be felt next week when the party’s 40 senators, 110 House of Reps members, three sitting governors, two former governors and a plethora of members of Houses of Assembly in states under the control of the APC, pleading factionalization in the party, formally announce their exit from the APC. Many of them, it was gathered, will be declaring their allegiance and membership of Reformed All Progressives Congress, R-APC.…

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Why Buhari Is Deceiving Igbos;His Plots Against the South east

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu Rattled by the scanty crowd at the South east APC mega rally for President Muhammadu Buhari held in Owerri, the Imo state capital Tuesday, July 2018, the party is now exploring other means to make the South east embrace it with the  view of capturing Igbo votes for the 2019 presidential election. Impeccable sources told The Source that eggheads in the APC are now convinced that the dummy the party is selling to the region to the effect that voting Buhari in 2019 will translate into the…

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How Retired Generals are Battling Against Buhari’s Second Coming

By Uche Mbah The Presidential ambition of Buhari, geared towards his second term is fast turning into a do or die affair between him and the four musketeers bent on seeing his back out of Aso Rock come 2019. The four retired generals are his former boss, Olusegun Obasanjo, former Chief of Army staff, Theophilus Danjuma, his former Junior officer who overthrew him, Ibrahim Babangida and Babangida’s Boy and beneficiary of the death of Sanni Abacha, Abdulsalami Abubakar. It appears that the generals have gone back to the trenches to…

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APC: How Oshiomhole Won Buhari’s Heart To Become National Chairman

By Stephen Ubanna More facts have emerged how Adams Oshiomhole, a former labour  activist and a lso a former governor  of Edo state, from the south-south geo-political  region emerged as the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC, at the last Saturday, June 23, 2018, National Convention of  the party at Abuja. There was the initial speculation that  it would be an uphill task for Oshiomhole to be elected the national chairman of the party because John Odgie-Oyegun, the former national chairman  of the party had a close working…

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2019: How nPDP boxed themselves into a corner

By Uche Mbah The recent All Progressives Congress, APC, convention which was marred by violence while the president, Mohammadu Buhari,  and National Leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, were giving their address, has become a pointer to what will be in 2019 elections. The conventions, held at Eagle square Abuja, was covered by massive deployments of security forces. But this did not prevent the violence that was unleashed at the venue while the security agencies looked on. At a stage, the media was shut out and National radio and Television stations were…

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Buhari Will Not Implement Budget- Presidency Source

By Bayo Bernard Barely 24 hours after President Muhammadu Buhari signed the 2018 budget, there are indications that Presidency will not implement the document endorsed on Wednesday by the president after it was passed by the National Assembly. President Buhari signed the N9.1 trillion estimates exactly 12: 05 pm on Wednesday, June 21, 2018.  The federal government had proposed an N8.1 trillion budget in document President Buhari set before the National Assembly in November 7, 2017. The signing of the budget came eight months after President Buhari laid the document…

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