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In Rivers, it’s Amaechi vs Sekibo- Kunumgbe

Chief Martins Joseph Aso-Ateli Kunumgbe is Leader of Rivers People Congress (RPC), a political pressure group in Rivers State. He is also the royal head of the Okirika people of Rivers State in Lagos and a chieftain of the Ijaw Youths Development Association (IYDA). Chief Kunumgbe reviewed the political situation in Rivers State and concluded that the state needs a performing leader who will sustain the current peaceful environment in the state.

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When Jonathan dismantled ethnic boundaries in Lagos

FROM the sound of various traditional Igbo tunes, one might conclude that it was sure going to be a cultural festival. The various traditional Igbo attires adorned by the dignitaries, who arrived with their supporters, nearly gave credence to the belief. But while people, were still savouring the prospects of an Igbo carnival in Lagos, the perception changed with the sound of blaring sirens, which signaled the arrival of Abia State governor, Theordore Orji.

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Should CJN, Justice Salami follow the path of honour?

Since Court of Appeal President, Justice Ayo Salami, made a damning allegation against Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Aloysius Katsina-Alo, all certainly was not been well with the judiciary, or so it seems. Justice Salami had brazenly alleged that Justice Katsina-Alo asked him to pervert the course of justice in Sokoto State governorship election petition in favour of Governor Aliyu Wamako.

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Uncertainty beclouds INEC’s publication of voters’ register, NASS candidates’ list

TODAY is a special day in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC’s) 2011 polls calender. Going by the election timetable, the electoral umpire will undertake two major tasks today: Publication of official register of voters for election (Section 20 of the Electoral Act) and publication of list of nominated candidates for National Assembly Election (Section 34).

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ACN is no threat to PDP in Imo- Ugwoegbu

Chief Bright Ugwoegbu is a founding member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo State. He spoke with Journalists on the controversy that trailed the PDP senatorial primaries in Orlu Senatorial District, the reconciliation efforts of Governor Ikedi Ohakim and his developmental strides in Imo State among others. Excerpts:

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Where Nigeria started derailing- Abel Ubeku

Dr Abel Kprogidi Ubeku, 75, former Managing Director of Gunness Nigeria Plc and Third Republic presidential aspirant on the plank of the defunct Social Democratic Party (SDP) is not happy poor delivery of democracy dividends in the country and wants leaders to embark on tangible projects that will improve the well-being of the citizenry.

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Hope for improved power dims

Is the hope for regular power supply in Nigeria about to become a dashed hope for Nigeria’s long-suffering energy deficient citizens? Is the trumpeted gas-to-power project, upon which the Federal Government has anchored its plans to boost energy supply on the verge of going into history as another white elephant project?

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