Party Paralysis: How Sabotage, Intrigues Killed APC in Six States

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu Zamfara Zamfara and Ogun states are supposed to be strongholds of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Theoretically, they are still. At least, the two states governors are of the APC. However, the situation of the party in the two states is akin to a debilitating paralysis. In both of them, APC is like a king without a crown. Intrigues and internal sabotage in Zamfara APC has ensured that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, barred the party from presenting a gubernatorial candidate for the state. The implication…

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Aisha: A First Lady’s Frustration

By Comfort Obi I don’t know if the Presidency and the  leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, are nervous about First Lady, Aisha Buhari. And if they are wringing their palms in helplessness. But in their shoes I would, each time she dares out.  Nothing captures the  helplessness in the Presidency over Mrs Buhari’s unpredictability  than this cartoon in The Punch newspaper of Thursday, December 6. President Muhammadu Buhari,  Aisha’s husband, was busy at his desk when the newscaster began to read the news. He looked up, and it was the First Lady’s…

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Senator Oluremi Tinubu Holds Musical Youth Fiesta

RCCG youth choir performing

The annual musical youths fiesta organized by Senator Oluremi Tinubu (Senator Lagos Central District) was held yesterday 12th December, 2018 at the expo center of Eko Hotel and Suites, with the theme ‘I AM’. About eight thousand youths were in attendance from various church denominations and musical groups displaying their skills at the fiesta. Personalities present at the event are Mrs. Bolane Ambode, First Lady of Lagos State, Mr. Jide Sanwo-Olu, Mrs Sherifat Aregbesola and others. Following: some faces present at the event. By Uche Nwosisi  

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Ndigbo Lagos Host South East Governors’ Forum, Others

Cross- section of guest cutting the cake

It was a night glitz and entertainment last Saturday 8 November, 2018 as Ndigbo Lagos partners with the Governor’s Forum, Industrialist and others, with a view to extending their investments to Igbo land. The event was held at Intercontinental  Hotel  Victoria Island. Some personalities present at the event are Senator Ike Ekweremadu, Deputy Senate President, Engr. David Umahi, Ebonyi State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu,  Abia State Governor, Chief Martin Agbaso, Sir James Udoji, Mrs. Ngozi Ekeoma  and others. Following are the faces captured at the event. By Uche Nwosisi

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Mbaka: Blackmailing In God’s Name

By Comfort Obi If you are of the Christian faith, you must be embarrassed by what happened on Sunday, December 2, at the Adoration Catholic Prayer Ministry, Emene, Enugu. On that day, the Christian Faith was dragged in the mud. And this, by a Priest of the Roman Catholic Church. The Adoration Catholic Ministry was founded by  its Spiritual Director, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka. Even though he is an ordained Priest of the Roman Catholic Church, Mbaka seems to be on his own. He has tens of thousands of adherents…

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Diamond Bank: Customers In Desperate Cash Withdrawals

Bank to Close Branches The managing Director of Diamond Bank, Uzoma Dozie will be remembered for bequeathing to the new generation bank one    of the best virtual banking operations in Nigeria. Some customers in its Awolowo, Ikoyi branch, told the magazine last week that Diamond Bank internet banking is second to none. Indeed, this is the only good news from the bank, coming on the heels of last week’s decision by Diamond Bank’s management to shut down its UK operations. The development has fueled speculation that all is not yet…

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Imo Governorship: Uzodinma’s Candidacy, Acceptance Excite Ganduje’s Committee as Okorocha’s Men Desert Him

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu After its Reconciliation Committee’s visit to Imo state, the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has reportedly resolved to stop offering the state governor, Rochas Okorocha, any further olive branch. Sources close to the Governor Abdullahi Ganduje led  Committee disclosed that before its arrival in Owerri, the Imo state capital, the Committee explored ways of assuaging the Imo state governor’s bruised ego over his son- in-law, Uche Nwosu’s loss of the APC governorship ticket to Senator Hope Uzodinma. However, it later changed its mind when…

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Betty: A Woman of Steel

By Comfort Obi Even though we are from the same state and zone, Imo, Owerri, I first met Ondo state First Lady, Betty Anyanwu- Akeredolu on the pages of newspapers before I met her physically this other day in Akure. Let me also disclose that we attended the same secondary school – Egbu Girls, in Owerri North LGA – but I didn’t quite take note. I was her junior, and you know, at the time, junior students held their senior students very much in awe. But our paths crossed on…

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Defection: Why Okorocha’s Courage Failed Him; May Face APC’s Hammer

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu The Source has learnt that fear of slipping into oblivion politically rather than the desire to stay and ensure president Muhammadu Buhari’s victory in Imo state nay the entire South east in the February 16,2018 presidential election played huge part in Governor Rocha’s Okorocha’s decision to stay back in the All Progressives Congress, APC while his preferred successor and son-in-law, Uche Nwosu moved to the Democratic Peoples Party, DPP to actualise his  governorship ambition following APC and INEC’s refusal to recognise him as the party’s governorship candidate…

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How Churches Are Killing Women – Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu

Ondo state First Lady, Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, talks about how some Churches are sending women to their early graves, her pride in the Yoruba culture, the girl-child, womanhood and, being an Igbo daughter. Excerpts: Your Excellency, tell us about yourself I’m from Emeabiam in the Owerri West Local Government of Imo state. My parents were teachers, but my mother at a point in time, left teaching and faced trading. I grew up in the rural areas. In those days, teachers were looked upon as number one citizens in every village. Many parents…

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