It is absolutely impossible! Any report that says anything like that is either spreading rumour or is simply dishonest. Christians are more than Muslims. If I want to immodest, I will say that Christians comprising all the denominations in the country are more than 60 per cent, and I am saying that without any fear of contradiction. I am just being economical with the statistics. It just cannot be.Read More
With two and half years into the life of the current administration and less than one and half years to 2011 general elections, stakeholders are still calling for restructuring of the country. This is in spite of the twin issue of constitution review and electoral reforms currently being addressed by the National Assembly.Read More
Political heavy weights across the nation gathered in Benin City , Edo State capital last week Thursday, at the 1st anniversary celebration of Governor Adams Oshiomholeâ€™s administration to stress the need for reforming the nation’s electoral process.Read More
It was the third annual retreat of the Senate under Senator David Markâ€™s watch as Senate President. That indeed is a feat no other Senate President has been able to accomplish since the onset of the Fourth Republic.Read More
Senator Joseph Akaagerger, a holder of doctorate degree in law easily combines his cerebral prowess with a devotion to the celestial.Read More
The governor even taught us that we should never insult Chief Anenih, that we should respect him; one, as an Edo indigene, second, as an old man. The governor got to the peak of his career as NLC president, so he does not need anybodyâ€™s help politically.Read More
Britain wanted to break up Nigeria By Raph Uwechue Ethnic Diversity Every human being on Godâ€™s good earth today is simultaneously endowed with three inter-locking nationalities. The first is the Ethnic Nationality into which one is born and, in most cases, bred with natural distinguishing characteristics and primary communication mode such as language.
Anambra is in trouble if the 2010 guber election is held. These politicians are ready to deploy rocket launchers against their opponents. Their behavior shows their scanty regard for our votes. It is a case of once you emerge as PDP candidate, you are in as governor. Well, I blame this attitude on the present governor who squandered a great opportunity to put a halt on the PDP shenanigans. The governor is hypocritical, insincere and dishonest and his governance has thrown the government house doors wide open.Read More
Dr Uba should immediately vacate the Office of the Governor of Anambra state with immediate effect to enable the plaintiff appellant complete his term of office.
â€œI make no order as to costs,â€ he added.
All other six justices of the apex court on the panel concurred and made their individual comments too.
For instance, many people agree that the performance of Mr. Peter Obi during his first tenure would definitely pose a threat to the ambition of others and they would therefore need to campaign vigorously to be able to stop him. With the unnecessary obstacles in the way of the campaigns, other candidates may soon discover that they do not have enough time to tell Anambra people why they should prefer them to Obi.Read More
Anyone who raises this question is clearly out of tune with the times. The Supreme Court ruled about four years ago that civil servants can join political parties. Besides, it is assumed worldwide that every central bank governor shares the philosophy and ideology of the administration which appointed him or her into the office. Who does not know that Allan Greenspan, the immediate past Chairman of Federal Reserve in the United States , is Republican.Read More
I know the fear of some people is that the president may nominate his stooge or surrogate. l do not envisage this, except such a person is not a man of integrity. However, l would have preferred a situation in which we have some of our retired judicial officers like retired justices of the Supreme Court or Court of Appeal.Read More
The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), last week announced the dissolution of the state executive of the party led by Chief Benji Udeozor who took over from Mr. Uchenna Emodi in the wake of Emodiâ€™s resignation to vie for the governorship ticket of the party.Read More
THE entire nation, and indeed the whole world continue to watch with keen interest as events unfold in Anambra, a state of the South-East geo-political zone noted for its famous indigenes, many of whom any nation of the world would be proud of. Any nation in the world would also be happy to have its
THE Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) last week rose from its national executive council meeting and declared that all is not well with the nation. Well, with many prophets who see where the rest of us don’t among them, it’s difficult to fault them. But then, no Nigerian needs any seer, or prophet to tell