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Barring any last minute eventualities, about 4000 delegates from across the country will gather at the Eagles Square in the nation’s capital, Abuja for the much anticipated National Convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The APC national convention has been long expected and in the works for about...
By Adaoha Ugo-Ngadi (Mrs) There was no missing March 8 on the global calendar for women. It has been forty-five years since the United Nations (UN) singled out that date to celebrate women, many years after being held under by a male-dominated wold system. The early signs of emancipation had come...
By Alfred Imokeme Every sadistic narcissist has his plan in place before embarking on their hysterical wars, just like Obaseki is seen doing in every gathering he calls for. The narcissist is never the problem, the people are. They blame others for their own failures, never themselves. They want to make...
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in the adjusted timetable for the 2023 general elections, has slated the presidential election of 2023 for February 25, the same day elections into the National Assembly is expected to hold. By the new timetable, the presidential election is less than a year, that...
The Ebonyi State House of Assembly has been in the news lately, with impeachment, alleged resignation from the House and curious declaration of seats vacant. For many, who do not know the background history of these actions, it looked curious how three lawmakers, including the sitting Deputy Speaker of the...
What started like a rumour, a whisper and as a matter of gossip, has eventually blown out and in such a messy manner and with no holding back approach; that is the frosty or putting more succinctly, the sour relationship between the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress...
In May 2021, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) told Nigerians that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has succeeded in arresting 400 alleged sponsors of Boko Haram insurgency. The AGF also disclosed that the suspects were bureau de change operators who were nabbed...
It is no longer news that Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed has joined the long and potentially unwieldy list of presidential aspirants, jostling to get the nod of their parties to contest the presidential election holding in early 2023. Though it is within the right of any qualified Nigerian to...
It started with pockets of disaffection, until it was latched on to by politicians who must have had an axe to grind with the chubby looking purbane son of a kingmaker, who became King, and later, the ultimate kingmaker. It was a movement that took a life of its own...
There is no doubt that the race for the 2023 general elections has indirectly kickstarted, especially the presidential election, with the speed at which potential candidates, currently called aspirants, are coming out to declare their ambitions. The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and its arch-rival, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)...