Bad Condition

  By Oji Odu Stakeholders in the nations are not happy with the huge amount of money spent by Nigerians to fuel their generators annually. But are Nigerians perturbed by the said amount? Based on the tight economic situation in the country, do Nigerians have such amount of money to spend on fuel for their generators? At a recent workshop on energy in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital which was organised by TEDX, a global non-profit organization interested in spreading ideas for societal growth and development,  participants raised an alarm…

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Customs: Women Rice Smugglers On Prowl In Seme

By Bayo Bernard At the time Nigerian and Republic of Benin diplomats met in Cotounou on October 1, 2018 to mark Nigeria’s 58 Independence, a number of very daring women smugglers were also busy plotting how to smuggle banned foreign rice into the country. To them, the diplomats may be concerned with how to facilitate bilateral relations between the two countries, on their part, they will busy themselves on how to improve strategies to outwit security agents working along that route to prevent smuggling of foreign parboiled rice into the…

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It’s Criminal to Allocate Votes – Madumere

The Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere, has taken exception to the result of the purported governorship primary election rerun, where the unknown persons parading themselves as committee apportioned votes to him, describing same as monumental fraud. In a statement on his behalf by his Special Assistant, Uche Onwuchekwa, Madumere  described the alleged action of Governor Rochas Okorocha – led election committee as not only mischievous but morally unacceptable. He reminded the purported committee of the resolution of Imo All Progressives Congress Stakeholders (Coalition) not to go into any repeat…

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PDP Primaries: How the Five Musketeers’ intervention raised the Tempo for Atiku’s Emergence

Atiku Abubakar,Chief Olusugun Obasanjo and General Abdulsalami Abubakar

By Uche Mbah Although the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Primaries have come and gone, facts are emerging on how the table turned in favor of the Waziri of Adamawa, Atiku Abubakar. Though it has been known that the PDP Presidential candidate has been on the drive for the presidency for three consecutive times and that he is the most prepared of the lot to take up the challenges of the presidency, it still came as a surprise to pundits why he won the election with such a clear margin. In…

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Nigeria is badly broken, only restructuring can save her – John Gbor, APGA presidential candidate

The Presidential candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, (APGA), retired Major General John Wilson Terwase Gbor yesterday in Abuja pledged that, his administration would protect every Nigerian no matter where the person lived. In his acceptance speech after he was endorsed by his party, General Gbor unveiled a five-point agenda which, he said, would promote national security, peace and prosperity of all Nigerians no matter where they lived in the world. The five point agenda which he described as his “irrevocable covenant with Nigerians” are: true federalism based on…

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