GOVERNOR Adams Oshiomhole, yesterday, accused the PDP candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu of wanting to be governor for the sole purpose of acquiring immunity for alleged financial crimes.Read More
The PDP has raised alarm over an alleged plot by the APC to rig the September 10 governorship election and called on government institutions and security agencies not work with the APC in subverting the will of the Edo people.Read More
A PDP cheiftain Mr Okharedia Ihimekpen, yesterday faulted the allegation by former chairman Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Tony Anenih that the Adams Oshiomhole led APC marginalized the people of Edo Central, accusing Chief Anenih of allegedly masterminded the marginalization of Okpebho people of Esan land with his Agbazillo people.Read More
Mr. Mark Longyen is the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State. In this interview with Vanguard in Jos, he bares his mind on the recent altercations between Lalong and his predecessor, Senator Jonah Jang, stressing that Jang should apologise to the people of the state for approving a gazette in 2009 for the creation of grazing reserves and grazing routes in the state, among myriad issues.Read More
By Perez Brisibe The shortfall in oil receipts and threats to internally generated revenue from forced closures by oil producing companies is forcing the administration in Asaba towards cut saving measures. Already biometric profiling of civil servants has cut the state’s monthly wage bill by N600 million. IGR to the rescue Given the situation, it
Those who had laid low waiting to read Governor Mimiko’s direction before proceeding with their governorship plans have now begun to show up irrespective of the recent speculation of an anointed candidate.Read More
Donald Trump’s presidential campaign came under withering scrutiny Tuesday, after a nightmare start to the Republican convention capped by an embarrassing plagiarism scandal that tarnished his wife Melania’s prime-time speech.Read More
Just recently some Nigerian leaders discovered that Nigeria unity is non-negotiable. Well, I have an answer. The reality is after so many years, in spite of all efforts, past and present, Nigeria’s unity has not been guaranteed, at best it has been an aspiration, not an achievement.Read More
Donald Trump’s top campaign advisor said Monday that the Republican presidential candidate’s motorcade was involved in an accident in New York, but he was unharmed.Read More
Turkey has sacked almost 9,000 officials in its relentless crackdown against suspected coup plotters, authorities said Monday, as the former air force chief denied masterminding the weekend’s failed putsch.Read More
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton called on venerable civil-rights group the NAACP on Monday to defeat Republican rival Donald Trump in his bid for the White House.Read More
Obong Victor Bassey Attah, an architect, two-time governor of Akwa Ibom State (1999-2007) was during his time in office, chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF. Obong Attah would also be remembered for his pioneering role in advocating fiscal federalism and resource control, an issue that pitted him against the central authorities at that time.
In this interview, the former governor says fiscal federalism is the answer to the several challenges militating against the country. He also says, the unity of Nigeria must be renegotiated. Attah who scored the Muhammadu Buhari administration high on some issues, however, affirms that “no sculptor can carve a masterpiece out of a rotten wood”.
Some 6,000 people have been detained in Turkey over a failed coup at the weekend which has stunned the country.Read More
Since 1999, Sir Friday Nwosu had warmed his way into the hearts of Abians as a man who had distinguished himself in the service of the people. He had always been identified with pro- people causes. Described by many Abians as incorruptible and trustworthy, Nwosu is the arrow head of the campaign for power shift to his native Ukwa/Ngwa bloc which before then had not produced governor.Read More
Against the backdrop of the report of the Economic Confidential, which listed Ogun among the five rich states in Nigeria, Soyombo Opeyemi, Special Assistant on Media to the Governor of Ogun State, spoke to Sunday Vanguard in Abeokuta.Read More