Politics

  • Senate to remove immunity for president, governors, deputies

    by - Jan 1, 2017
    The Senate has commenced the process of amending section 308 of the 1999 Constitution which gives immunity to president, vice president, governors and deputy governors in the country. A bill sponsored by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (LP,...
  • Nigeria: Is there anyone in charge?

    by - Sep 19, 2014
    Someone once described Nigeria as “a work in progress”. A work in progress that has lasted more than 53 years since independence is a waste of everybody’s time. That description fittingly captures the confusion, chaos, and...
  • Who wants General Buhari Dead?

    by - Jul 31, 2014
    By Joe Igbokwe The latest attempt to bomb a prominent leader of APC, General Buhari out of existence portents grave danger for the survival of democracy, as well as Nigeria’s as a political entity. Whoever muted...
  • NFF President Maigari Arrested by SSS

    by - Jul 5, 2014
    Latest reports coming in from Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, indicate that the President of Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Aminu Maigari, who was arrested in Abuja early hours of Friday, 4 July, 2014, by the Nigeria State...
  • Umaru Dikko Dies

    by - Jul 1, 2014
    Former Nigeria’s minister of transport in the second republic and prominent northern politician, Umaru Dikko, is dead. Dikko died today at a London hospital. He had suffered three episodes of stroke in recent times and his...
  • Amaechi, Oshiomole Prevented from travelling to Ekiti

    by - Jun 20, 2014
    Two All Progressives Congress (APC) governors were on Thursday prevented by security officers from travelling to Ekiti. The governors were scheduled to attend Governor Kayode Fayemi’s final gubernatorial campaign rally on Friday. The affected governors were...
  • Jonathan appoints Bode George’s wife, Roli, as new NDLEA boss

    by - Jun 20, 2014
    President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed Roli Bode-George as the new Director General of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA. The appointee is the wife of a former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party,...
  • Adamawa Assembly begins the impeachment of Governor Nyako

    by - Jun 18, 2014
    The Adamawa State House of Assembly has commenced the process of impeachment of the State Governor Mr Murtala Nyako and his deputy, Bala Ngilari. The Assembly directed its clerk today to serve both Messrs Nyako and...
  • Oyegun emerges as APC’s national chairman

    by - Jun 14, 2014
    Former Edo State Governor, John Oyegun has emerged as the national chairman of Nigeria’s opposition party, All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr Oyegun was elected Friday during the party’s first national convention. Messrs Sam Jaja and Timipire...
  • Election tribunal upholds Obiano’s victory

    by - Jun 5, 2014
    The Anambra State’s governorship election petitions tribunal, yesterday, dismissed the petitions against the victory of Dr Willie Obiano of APGA at the state governorship elections. Justice Ishaq Bello ruled that the PDP and APC’s candidates’ petitions...