Say hello to Idama, a Niger Delta town without darkness – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

The joy of journalism is that you can afford to do the impossible. Given the fact that we do have many powerful sources as journalists, we can get into circles where mere mortals can only dream of. During the heyday…

Lagos APC formally receives Ogunlewe, other PDP defectors (DailyTrust)

Former Minister of Works, Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe, formally defected to the ruling APC yesterday. Ogunlewe was received by chieftains and members of the state working committee led by the Chairman, Alhaji Tunde Balogun. Daily Trust reports that after several denials,…

Obasanjo denies being aboard troubled Ethiopian plane (PMNews)

Nigeria’s Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has denied he was aboard the Ethiopian Airline Boeing 777-300 aircraft that initially aborted landing at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport on Wednesday. Newspapers widely reported Obasanjo was among the 393 passengers on the flight…

82nd birthday: Buhari commends Obasanjo’s commitment to Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo as “a passionate and great patriot who deserves accolades for his immeasurable contributions to our democracy and national unity.” In a statement by the President’s spokesperson, Garba Shehu, to mark Obasanjo’s…

Peter Obi: Stop fighting your brother, Northern youths caution Igbo politicians

The Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF) has cautioned South-East leaders to stop using youths who are not even Northerners to fight their brother. The group was reacting to the statement credited to one Comrade Elliot Afiyo on behalf of Northern…

Danjuma to address UK Parliament in January over killings in Nigeria

The former Minister of Defence, General Theophilus Danjuma (rtd), will in January 2019 address the United Kingdom Parliament over the incessant killings in North-central part of Nigeria, especially between herdsmen and farmers. Danjuma was earlier scheduled to speak to select…

Obasanjo’s endorsement of Atiku a well-rehearsed theatre -Presidency

The Presidency has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s endorsement of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Atiku Abubakar as a well-rehearsed theatre. “The Presidency has received the news of former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s predictable U-turn and somersault on the endorsement…

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