Tag Archives: Nigerian politics

Oby Ezekwesili Speaks On Her Presidential Aspirations As She Covers TW Magazine’s Latest Issue

Presidential aspirant, Obiageli Ezekwesili for 2019 forthcoming elections is the cover star for Today’s Woman magazine’s November/December 2018 issue. In this edition, the former Minister of Education let us into her world by sharing her vision for Nigeria. She also revealed the man who helped her find her voice and why she believes she can…

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State Governors Want To Frustrate Us With Cost Of Nomination Forms – ‘Not-Too-Young-To-Run’ Movement Laments

Members of the Not- too-Young-to-Run movement in Gombe State, have complained at its conference that some state governors are preventing them from vying for public offices, by increasing the price of nomination forms. The National Leader of the movement, Hamza Lawal, said this at a press conference organised by the movement in Gombe. Lawal decried…

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OB Focus: Dr. Thomas-Wilson Ikubese – Doctor, Entrepreneur And Now, Presidential Aspirant

Dr. Thomas -Wilson Ikubese was born in Lagos to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Ikubese on Sunday 22nd of November, 1970. The mother hails from Ughelli and the father hails from Amai both in Delta State, Nigeria. Wilson attended Cherubim and Seraphim primary school, Ikorodu in Lagos between 1977-1983 and proceeded to Majidun Community Grammar School,…

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Shekerau Defects From PDP To A Yet Undisclosed Party

Former Kano State Governor, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, has finally defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Shekarau’s spokesperson, Ya’u Sule, did not disclose the new party his principal is moving to, there are already indications Mr Shekarau will return to the All Progressives Congress (APC), a party he helped form in the build up to the…

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Balarabe Musa Retires From Politics Because Of Poor Health

Former Kaduna State governor and National Chairman of the Peoples Redemption Party, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, has said he will no longer participate in active politics due to failing health and old age. Musa disclosed this while declaring open the 54th meeting of the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) in Kaduna saying he has consequently opted…

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I Will Give My Support To All Female Candidates Irrespective Of Party- Aisha Buhari

The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has promised to support female politicians aspiring for political offices irrespective of their party. According to a statement by Suleiman Haruna, her spokesman, Aisha made this known while receiving members of a political group, the South-East Women for Buhari, at the presidential villa, Abuja on Wednesday. She commended…

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Kingsley Moghalu Lambasts Fela Durotoye’s Emergence As Consensus Presidential Aspirant As Disappointing

Fela Durotoye has emerged as consensus candidate through a consensus arrangement of a coalition tagged, “Presidential Candidates Coming Together” (PACT), which all the aspirants agreed earlier as part of a viable strategy and consensus-building to win the 2019 presidential elections. The meeting’s highlight was the unanimous agreement that PACT will present a single, sole consensus candidate…

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan And Saraki Meet In Abuja

Senate President Bukola Saraki on Wednesday held a closed-door meeting with former President Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja. Saraki visited the former president in company with ex-National Chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Barnabas Gemade. He was also accompanied by Abubakar Kawu Baraje, Senators Dino Melaye, Rafiu Ibrahim, former aide to Jonathan, Doyin Okupe and others. The…

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“What Happened To Resources?”- Osinbajo Tackles Obasanjo, Jonathan On Management Of Oil

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has questioned the management of Nigeria’s oil resources by previous administrations. Relying on OPEC statistics on oil revenues accruable to Nigeria under successive administrations between 1990 and 2014, the vice-president said not much was done in infrastructure development in spite of the huge oil revenues earned. Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to…

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