President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday declared that nobody, particularly the people of the South-East geo-political zone, owed him favour or gratitude for appointing one of their own, Lieutenant General Azubuike Ihejirika, as the Chief of Army Staff.Read More
IT was another bloody day in Ibadan yesterday as members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, in Oyo State and the state police command clashed when the latter led a demolition team to the secretariat of the union at Olomi.Read More
FOUR years after he left office, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, admitted that the people in the South West did not vote for him in 1999 and 2003, saying they did so for reasons best known to them and commended the people of Northern Nigerian for voting for him during the 1999 and 2003 presidential electionsRead More
Founder of the defunct Nigeria Advanced Party, NAP, Dr. Tunji Braithwaite, has called for a revolution in the country, saying the April elections will be the spark needed for the revolution.Read More
SEVENTEEN people died and 66 others seriously injured in an accident that occurred along the Suleja-Minna road on Wednesday.Read More
The Federal High Court in Awka, Anambra State, has fixed March 3 for hearing on a contempt proceedings brought against Access Bank Plc Managing Director, Mr Aigboje Imoukhuede, and his deputy, Mr Herbert Wigwe, by an Onitsha-based industrialist and transporter, Chief Sebastine UdembaRead More
No fewer than 36 persons have lost their lives while many more are yet to be accounted for in Naka, Gwer West local Government area following a violent clash between the native Tiv communities and Fulani herdsmen.Read More
Bayelsa State Commissioner for Finance and Budget, Mr. Charles Osuala, on behalf of the state government, has unveiled a week-long celebration that will herald the 2011 edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards tagged ‘Experience Bayelsa With AMAA’’Read More
Governor of Cross River State, Senator Liyel Imoke is to chair the annual President’s Dinner of the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria, ISPON, scheduled for today, at the Annex Exployere Restaurant of Federal Palace Hotel, NEW WING, Lagos.Read More
CONFERENCE of Nigerian Political Parties, CNPP, Cross River State chapter, has passed a confidence vote on the state Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Mr Mike Igini for insisting that all political parties in the state must follow due process in the conduct of their affairs.Read More
As the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, is putting finishing touches to the probe of allegations of corruption levelled against the leadership of the Supreme Court and that of the Court of Appeal, as some concerned lawyers, yesterday, staged a protest demanding that both men step aside pending the conclusion of the probe.Read More
THE crisis that erupted in the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, in Edo State, after its primaries, continued yesterday, when the senatorial aspirant of the party in Edo South senatorial district, Mr Mathew Urhohide, resigned his membership of the party with his supporters, citing undemocratic tendencies of the leadership of the party as reason for his action.Read More
The All Nigeria Peoples Party, ANPP, is to flag off its presidential campaign in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, next Monday.Read More
Action Congress of Nigeria has accused the federal government of attempting to reverse osun and ekiti states judgments through the query it issued Justice Ayo Salami, threatening that if they tried it Nigeria will not be the same again.Read More
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the South-East will henceforth make it difficult and impossible, if necessary, for any of its members who defected to other parties to rejoin it.
The party’s National Vice-Chairman, South-East, Chief Olisa Metu, stated the party’s position at a news conference in Owerri.