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Don’t Drag My Intergrity In The Mud- Gov. Oshiomhole Warns Fayose

Gov. Adams Oshiomhole

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has told his Ekiti state counterpart, Mr Ayodele Fayose, to buckle up and face the task of governance rather than drag his (Oshiomhole’s) name into the political gangsterism that has become peculiar with the Ekiti State Governor.In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Peter Okhiria,Oshiomhole said “we […]

Jonathan’s birthday: President’s wife shuns Dickson at the party

Nigeria's First Lady, Patience Jonathan

Wife of President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, tactically avoided the Bayelsa State delegation, led by Governor Seriake Dickson, who came to rejoice with the President on his 57th birthday in Abuja on Thursday. No member of the National Assembly from the state was also on the delegation. There has been no love lost between the governor […]

Patience Jonathan in trouble, as Bayelsa state CLO sets to probe stampede at her rally’

Nigeria's First Lady, Patience Jonathan

The Civil Liberties Organisation, Bayelsa State chapter, has asked the Inspector-General of Police to set up an independent panel to probe the recent “bloody” outing of the wife of President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, in the state. The CLO said on Wednesday that the death of two infants and firing of teargas canisters by the police […]

Controversial $16bn EPZ: Tompolo Frees Kidnapped Journalists, As Itsekiris Call Jonathan A Coward

Tompolo and Gov. Uduaghan

Latest reports from the Niger Delta creeks indicate that about 14 journalists reportedly kidnapped by ex-Niger Delta militant, Chief Government Ekpemupolo aka Tompolo on Sunday have regained their freedom in the early hours of Monday. The kidnapped journalists include South-South Regional Editor of the Vanguard newspaper, Emma Amaize, South-South Editor of Nation newspaper, Shola O’Neil, […]

You Need To Read What APC Said About Jonathan’s 2nd Term Declaration

Jonathan Sorrowful

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has again taken a swipe at President Goodluck Jonathan, saying Nigerians cannot wait to sweep away one of the worst governments to have even presided over their nation’s affairs. This was contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed. READ […]

Stop the marginalisation’ Itsekiri youths protest in Warri, issue 7-day ultimatum to Jonathan

Jonathan Sorrowful

The ongoing fuss over the botched groundbreaking ceremony of the multibillion dollar Export Processing Zone (EPZ) project took a dangerous dimension, as Itsekiri youths besieged Olu of Warri’s palace early on Saturday morning to issue a seven-day ultimatum to President Goodluck Jonathan to quickly reschedule the date of ceremony or forget any form of support […]

AHEAD OF 2015: Nigerians React Over President Jonathan’s Declaration In Seven Cities

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“A misplaced priority, coupled with the fact that Nigerians in the Diaspora cannot vote”Sheer wasteIt is a pathetic situation, considering the economic cost of such a broadcast. It shows the financial sense of the Presidency. It is a sheer waste of resources. What relevance is the live broadcast of his declaration to the electoral process? […]

2015 POLL: We’ll Crush PDP Mercilessly, Rivers APC Declares

APC

The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) hasdeclared that it will beat the main opposition party inthe State, thePeoples Democratic Party (PDP), ruthlessly during next year’s governorshipand other elections. “We have nothing to worry about because there is no visible opposition inthe State. The PDP, which has been making noise allover the […]

TRAGEDY: Another Military Helicopter Crashes, Kills Three

    An Air Force fighter helicopter that was deployed for military action against the Boko Haram crashed in Adamawa State.The Defence Headquarters confirmed the death ofthree crew members in the military helicopter which crashed on Thursday night. News of the latest crash came about two months after a Nigerian Air Force fighter jet was […]

Rivers 2015: Shocking details, PDP may lose guber poll- Briggs reveals

Briggs

AN activist and the spokesperson for the Ijaw Republican Assembly, Ms. Annkio Briggs, has warned that the Peoples Democratic Party in Rivers State risks losing the 2015 governorship election if it fails to resolve the crisis affecting it. Briggs also cautioned that the PDP would not have its way to the Government House in Port […]

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