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OBASANJO's LETTER: T.Y. Danjuma breaks silence

4 years ago /

General Theophilus Danjuma, Former Defence Minister has finally spoken on the letters that have been publicized recently, written by national leaders.

Yakubu Gowon cautions Nigerian leaders

4 years ago /

Former Nigerian Military head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, has expressed deep sadness over recent events in the nation’s polity. He made his feelings on the matter known during the launch of his book detailing his various exploits.

Nigerians call for investigation into Obasanjo's allegations

4 years ago /

According to some Nigerians, political intrigues and politicking ahead of the 2015 elections is overheating the polity. 

DETAILS OF THE APC MEETING WITH OBASANJO

4 years ago /

The opposition party, the All Progressives Congress, APC appears to remain insatiable.

"Government illegally spent N4.17 trillion" - House of representatives

4 years ago /

The lower chamber of the National Assembly has revealed yet another shocker to the Nigerian people.

JONATHAN REPLIES OBASANJO WITH AN OPEN LETTER: FULL SCRIPT HERE

4 years ago /

                                                             RE: BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE I wish to formally acknowledge your letter dated December 2, 2013 and other previous correspondence similar to it.

JONATHAN FIRES BACK AT OBASANJO; Dares him to provide proof

4 years ago /

The President has been under scrutiny for the past few weeks following alarming criticisms of his administration from key political officeholders in the country, particularly from his party members.

Key members of Obama's inner circle consider quitting

4 years ago /

President Barack Obama's deputy chief of staff Rob Nabors, a key figure in fiscal talks with Congress, is considering leaving the White House next year, according to sources familiar with the matter.

President Jonathan replies critics; sets date for National conference

4 years ago /

While announcing the time frame for the anticipated National Conference proposed by President Good luck Jonathan, took the opportunity to take a swipe back at his critics. 

APC GAINS CONTROL OF HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

4 years ago /

The ruling party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has lost its majority in the lower chamber of the National Assembly. 

INEC SEEKS POWER TO DISQUALIFY UNQUALIFIED PARTIES

4 years ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is asking the lawmakers to alter the provisions of certain sections and subsections of the Electoral Act 2010. The proposed amendment, according to the INEC Chairman, Attahiru Jega, will enhance the independence of the electoral body. 

TAMBUWAL LAMBASTS PRESIDENCY, FINANCE MINISTRY; DEMANDS MORE FUNDING FOR CAPITAL PROJECTS

4 years ago /

The Speaker of the house of Representatives appears to have more to say over the inefficiencies of the federal government. On Tuesday, the Speaker spoke against the failure of the federal government to fund capital projects crucial to the nation’s infrastructural development.

Jonathan's administrations is better than previous administrations - NIGER DELTA GROUP

4 years ago /

Niger Delta Leaders Assembly, NDLA, has taken a stand against the recent criticism of the Jonathan-led administration. The group also used the opportunity to warn any and all groups  individuals and / or regions to stop attempting to intimidate the President from running come 2015.

2015 ELECTIONS MAY NOT HOLD IN YOBE, BORNO AND ADAMAWA - JEGA

4 years ago /

The Independent  National Electoral Commission, INEC, has announced that it is to spend N93 billion for the 2015 general elections. The Electoral body went on to state that elections may not hold in the North-eastern states under emergency rule.

Abuja: Treason

4 years ago /

The federal government has warned the All Progressive Congress (APC) that it would pay the price of treason for calling for the impeachment of President Goodluck Jonathan.

North Korean President orders execution of Uncle for treason

4 years ago /

The once-powerful uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been executed after being purged for "acts of treachery".

GUINEA POLITICS: A SENSE OF CALM SETS OVER THE COUNTRY

4 years ago /

Opposition parties in Guinea said on Thursday they would take their seats in the National assembly, ending a period of uncertainty that began when the Supreme Court rejected their challenge to September’s election results.

OBJ LETTER: NIGERIANS REACT

4 years ago /

The “Obasanjo letter” has succeeded in kicking up dust which seems to never settle as the letter has set in motion a chain reaction of events across the polity. Rumours already abound that other national leaders have begun plans to follow in General Obasanjo’s footsteps. There however remains two sides to the situation. While some commend the former President for raising crucial national issues, others question his timing and motive.

OBJ LETTER: President's cabinet prepare for battle

4 years ago /

The wheels have begun to turn in the Presidential villa as the President’s cabinet prepare to fire back at former President Obasanjo for the controversial letter he wrote to the President. 

"JONATHAN WILL RETURN IN 2015" - Tukur and Alamieyeseigha.

4 years ago /

Yet another declaration has been made by third parties as to the political ambition of President Goodluck Jonathan.