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Another Boko Haram decoy?


AS a commentator on unfolding daily events, I strive to keep within issues before they are overtaken by new developments. I gauge an issue, write, then pray to come out before something new takes away the interest of the reading public. But this time, I am making an exception. I am praying that as you […]

Now Or Never!!! Jonathan gets one-week ultimatum to declare for presidency

Jonathan begins Campaign

AHEAD of the formal declaration of President Goodluck Jonathan for his re-election bid for the 2015 Presidential election, the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP yesterday gave the President and other aspirants vying for various elective positions, one week ultimatum to purchase their expression of interest and nomination forms, saying the party cannot […]

Dwindling Allocation: FG starving APC states of funds – Govs

APC GOVS —From left: Governors Abiola Ajimobi, Oyo, Ibrahim Shettima, Borno; and Rauf Aregbesola, Osun; during the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors’ Forum in Kwara State Government House, Ilorin, yesterday. - See more at: http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/fg-starving-apc-states-funds-govs/#sthash.DM9eYxhc.dpuf

Governors of All Progressives Congress, APC, controlled states, yesterday, complained about dwindling allocation to their states and wondered why their Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, colleagues were not sharing their concern. The APC governors who met in Ilorin, Kwara State expressed concern about a possible secret funding for the PDP states. The governors, who vowed to […]

Kogi: Buhari, Atiku rally Nigerians against PDP, Jonathan must go


OLUSOLA FABIYI writes on the recent defection of over 5,000 members of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress in Kogi State The opposition All Progressives Congress recently had cause to celebrate the entrance of fresh defectors from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party. The fears that the party’s leaders may not grace […]

Why I abandoned my kids for eight years – Father


Mr Segun Adepegba, the father of the three children abandoned in a boarding school for eight years in Abule-Iroko in Ado-Odo Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State, Mr Segun Adepegba, on Wednesday, reached out to PUNCH Metro. Adepegba said hardship pushed him to the wall and that was why he could not take care […]

NLC threaten strike over national minimum wage rejection


The organised labour on Wednesday threatened to go on strike to protest the decision of the National Assembly to move the minimum wage from the exclusive legislative list to the concurrent list. The Nigerian Labour Congress, the Trade Union Congress and the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria said they had rejected the planned […]

Fayose at war with Ekiti speaker, seals his filling station


The confrontation between Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose and the state House of Assembly heightened on Wednesday with the government sealing off a filling station belonging to the Speaker, Adewale Omirin. The speaker’s filling station, T. Five Integrated Service, is one of the four the government closed down in Ado-Ekiti to avert “unimaginable fire accident […]

Who Is Afraid of Kwankwaso?

Kano State Governor Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso

We have verified the allegations of a full blockade of Kano State Governor Kwankwaso from all public venues in Abuja by the Jonathan-led PDP government. The Kano State governor who intends to make his declaration to run for the Presidency of Nigeria under the APC opposition party this Thursday (Tomorrow), after making several attempts to […]

2015: I won’t step down for Buhari, Atiku –Kwankwaso


The Governor of Kano State and a chief of the All Progressives Congress, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has said he is not under any pressure to step down for Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar in the contest for the party’s presidential ticket for the 2015 election. Kwankwaso added that the APC was not a small party that […]

Ekiti Speaker reply Fayose: You can’t force me to dump APC


The Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Dr. Adewale Omirin, has said intimidation and coercion by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)-led government in the state would not force him to abandon the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Speaker said no level of harassment, financial inducement or persecution would make him betray the people […]

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