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Wrest power from old politicians, Obasanjo tells youths

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has advised the youth to democratically wrest leadership from the old guards since they are unwilling to quit the stage. To Obasanjo, leadership positions are never given on a platter of gold. He urged the youth to work for them. The ex – President, who spoke on Saturday in

PDP extends Makarfi’s tenure by four months

• Party Back To Claim Its Rightful Place, Says Jonathan • Sacks Executive Committees In Lagos, Anambra, Six Other States • We Will Unseat APC With A Fit Buhari, Says Makarfi • Challenges Ruling Party To Hold NEC Meetings, Convention The Peoples Democratic Party  (PDP), yesterday, at its non-elective convention held in Abuja, extended the

Hate speech: Poor handling is recipe for national catastrophe, Ohanaeze warns

• Unnamed Hausa Female Singer Waxes Lyrical In Anti-Igbo, South Attacks • Frustration, Jealousy, Envy Motivation For Hate Song – MASSOB • No Cause For Alarm Over Disturbing Song in Kano, Says Yakassai Accusing the Federal Government of abdicating its responsibility and treating proponents of hate speeches with kid gloves, apex Igbo socio-cultural

Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, re-elected, Raila Odinga kicks

Kenya’s electoral commission yesterday announced that the current President Uhuru Kenyatta has been re-elected, putting an official end to a fierce electoral contest that many fear could still be clouded by a dispute over the results. Opposition candidate, Raila Odinga, 72, had earlier alleged that the results of Tuesday’s balloting were

PDP clears Odua, Ubah, four others for Anambra guber poll

Disqualifies Akolisa For Dual Citizenship The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cleared six out of the seven aspirants seeking to contest the Anambra governorship election on its platform. The Waziri Maina-led screening committee announced at a press briefing in Abuja, yesterday evening that only Ufodike Akolisa was disqualified for possessing dual citizenship. Another

Drama in Abuja as groups protest for, against Buhari

  It was drama yesterday when pro and anti-Buhari groups staged protests at the Unity Fountain in Abuja. It started when Buhari Support Group, under the auspices of Coalition for Good Governance and Change Initiatives, arrived at the arena to meet the protesters under the aegis of #OurMumuDonDo#. The anti-Buhari group, which claimed

No more room for excuses, Osinbajo tells ministers

  Acting President Yemi Osinbajo  has said the Muhammadu Buhari administration will no longer accept excuses that suggest that delivering sustainable socio-economic development to Nigerians is not attainable. He spoke yesterday at the Cabinet Retreat on the Economic Recovery Growth Plan (ERGP) and the 2018 Budget preparation at the State House, Abuja. In a

Brume, Okagbare begin medal chase in long jump

  As the World Athletics Championship enters its sixth day, attention of many sports-loving Nigerians will be focused on two athletes, Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor and Ese Brume in the long jump event today. The Cyprus-based Brume, with a personal best jump of 6.83m and season best of 6.64m is in Group A, while