Buhari presidency: Not yet time for post-mortem

June 22, 2023 Umar Usman Duguri 0

It is yet to be 30 days when he vacated the office he contested most to occupy unsuccessfully three consecutive times – 2003, 2007 and 2011 – until 2015 through a mega-merger that he got it right and loved most. He jetted to his ancestral home of Daura to ‘enjoy’ his final retirement from public service as a self-accomplished person Read More

On Yari’s bid for senate presidency

June 19, 2023 Abubakar Muhammad Sani 0

Senator Abdulazizu Abubakar Yari was among the frontline contestants for the just-concluded senate presidential election. Yari, was secretary of All People’s Party (APP) Zamfara state, between 2003 and 2007, a one time member, House of Representatives, Mafara/Anka federal constituency between 2007 and 2011 under All Nigerian People’s Party (ANPP), a two-term governor of Zamfara state under All Progressives Congress (APC) Read More

Again, Presidency defends Buhari

May 13, 2023 Admin III 0

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has said that Nigerians will appreciate President Muhammadu Buhari once he leaves office. He disclosed this in an article titled ‘NG-Cares: How Buhari quietly attends to the needs of Nigerians. He said, “Some revisionists are busy, trying to obfuscate issues and obliterate the achievements of the Buhari administration. Read More

Senate Presidency: Northern group faults ACF, tells South-east to lobby

May 8, 2023 Chamba Simeh 0

The Northern Democratic Agenda (NDA) has advised the South-east senators-elect caucus to play politics of courtship and persuasion devoid of aggression and blackmail in the quest for political power. The group equally called on the leadership of Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, to concentrate on issues that will bring about peace, unity and oneness of Nigeria rather than stereotype that will Read More

The uniqueness of 10th NASS Senate Presidency

April 14, 2023 Terungwa Oota 0

The contest over who wins the Senate Presidency of the 10th National Assembly in Nigeria is unique in many ways. The issues canvassed by all the candidates are germane and cannot be easily dismissed by a wave of the hand or executive fiat . Four zones, two in the South and two in the North, have made there arguments and Read More

Restructuring: What Tinubu’s Presidency should do – Nigerians speak

April 14, 2023 Admin III 0

As the President-elect Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) prepares to take over there has been calls for restructuring from some quarters. In this report, ABDULRAHMAN ZAKARIYAU writes on Nigerians’ expectations from the government. President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is a known advocate of restructuring. He has on many occasions openly and subtly called for the Read More

Anxiety, permutations over the next Senate Presidency

March 24, 2023 Admin III 0

The race for the top job at the 10th Senate has started in earnest and the lawmakers eyeing the President of the Senate seat has intensified lobbying; KEHINDE OSASONA writes. The scramble Although the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is yet to take a stand on who becomes what in both the Upper and Lower Legislative Chambers, there has been Read More

10th Senate presidency: Who succeeds Ahmed Lawan?

March 22, 2023 Idris Umar Feta 0

With elections of the 109 senators of the 10th Senate almost concluded, public attention, in the polity, has gradually shifted towards the battle for the Senate presidency and other principal offices in the red chamber. As lawmakers begin to jostle for these key positions, the race is expected to be highly competitive and closely watched by political analysts and the Read More

Controversies over February 25 2023 presidential election: Buhari opens up, says there won’t be another June 12

March 10, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Presidency Thursday dismissed speculations and controversies in some quarters that the inauguration of President-elect Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu May 29 might not come to pass, assuring there won’t be another June 12. It also explained President Muhammadu Buhari’s silence in the face of alleged irregularities and compromise against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) during the February 25 Presidential Read More

Now, decision 2023

February 23, 2023 Dan Agbese 0

They have run the race – the big race for the ultimate political trophy in our country, the presidency. It has been gruelling for the front runners: Ahmed Bola Tinubu (APC), Atiku Abubakar (PDP) and Peter Obi (LP). And with dirt never far from politics, dirt and mud and character assassination were tossed about with the intent to sink political Read More

Why Atiku remains the signpost to Igbo presidency

February 21, 2023 Ifeanyi Maduako 0

The North has a right to the presidency of Nigeria after the tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari. The argument that the position should shift to the South after Buhari is most tenable. However, does the South practice justice, equity and fairness among the three geo-political zones that make up the region? That the South-west could lay a claim to the Read More

My assets seized because of presidential ambition– Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi

October 27, 2022 Admin III 0

A former presidential aspirant, Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi, has stated that she had to pay a high price for contesting for the presidency after her assets were allegedly seized.Okunnu-Lamidi made headlines earlier this year as the first woman to declare interest in the presidency ahead of the 2023 general elections.She sought the presidential ticket of the Social Democratic Party but Prince Adewole Read More

2023: Peter Obi better than Tinubu, Atiku, others – Afenifere leader insists

August 21, 2022 Admin III 0

The leader of the Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, Ayo Adebanjo, has endorsed the Labour party presidential flagbearer, Peter Obi. He said in “politics of principles” the former governor of Anambra state is better than Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He also explained that in the area of principles Read More

Osinbajo’s surgery successful – Presidency

July 17, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has undergone a successful surgery to treat recurrent pains in his leg. In a statement signed by the Medical Director, Duchess International Hospital, Ikeja, Adedoyin Dosunmu-Ogunbi, and released by the Spokesperson to the Vice President, Laolu Akande, Saturday, the Vice President is alert and well. Akande said doctors who performed the surgical operation on Osinbajo, to Read More

Blame past government for ongoing ASUU strike, Garba Shehu tells Nigerians

July 12, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, has warned the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on the issue of the ongoing industrial action, to direct its blame to the past administration. Shehu, while responding to questions on channels Television, accused the Goodluck Jonathan’s regime of signing agreement “which they had no capacity to Read More

Killings: Presidency speaks on ‘cruel viral videos’

May 26, 2022 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Presidency Wednesday cautioned against what it referred to as “any knee-jerk reactions, the creation of panic, disruption of lives and livelihoods, or even retaliatory violence” following the viral videos of the alleged killings of non-indigenes by the Eastern Security Network (ESN) and its mother group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). This was contained in a statement issued by Read More

Breaking: APC shifts presidential screening exercise

May 22, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has postponed its presidential screening earlier scheduled to hold on Monday 23rd of May 2022. No reason was given for the postponement. About 25 aspirants are jostling for the presidential ticket of the ruling party. A statement released Sunday night by the party’s national publicity secretary, Barrister Felix Morka, said a new date for Read More

Presidency: Osinbajo has no plan to step down for Tinubu – TPP

May 22, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the presidential primary election of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), the umbrella body of all groups rooting for the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, under the platform of The Progressive Project (TPP) has denied a viral video indicating that their principal was planning to step down for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. In the viral video released Sunday by Read More


Tambuwal joins presidential race

February 1, 2022 Admin III 0

Sokoto state governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has declared his intention to run for the highest political office, the presidency, in Nigeria come 2023. Tambuwal would be seeking to realise his ambition under the Peoples Democratic Party. The former Speaker of the House of Representatives made this known Monday evening after a high-level stakeholders’ meeting in Sokoto. Speaking at the declaration, Read More

Garba Shehu, other Presidential aides test positive as COVID-19 hits Aso Rock again

December 25, 2021 Admin III 0

Mr. Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly tested positive to COVID-19. Blueprint gathered that apart from Shehu, there are indications that those diagnosed with the infection after PCR test results were released are the Aide-de-Camp (ADC) to the President, Yusuf Dodo, and Chief Security Officer (CSO), Aliyu Musa. There are Read More

Delay in NDDC substantive board, a ticking time bomb

October 30, 2021 Nsoh Offong 0

The delay in the constitution of a substantive Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) can be likened to a time bomb ticking to detonate. This is due to the volatility of the Niger Delta region as occasioned by long time neglect of it’s people by successive federal government administrations. Judging from the avalanche of protests by aggrieved youths Read More

Chairmanship: Modu Sheriff rallies APC members ahead state congresses

October 14, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor of Borno state and one of the aspirants seeking office of the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator Alimodu Sheriff, has rallied all members of the party for the forthcoming state congress. The party has scheduled state congresses nationwide for Saturday October 16th to elect leaders of the party at the state level. But addressing Read More

Global voices and the criminalisation of Chinese entrepreneurs

October 11, 2021 Dr. Austin Maho 0

In the August 31, 2021, article in the “Global Voices” an online publication. there was a piece by one Nwachukwu Egbunike title: “Chinese firms in Nigeria face widespread labour abuse allegations, tainting bilateral relationship” This piece is a response to the article, because it falls within the growing spat of misinformation about China and the Chinese which is fuelled mostly Read More