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Oby Ezekwesili Withdraws from Presidential Race, To Join Coalition against APC, PDP

Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Oby Ezekwesili, has withdrawn from the presidential election slated for February 16. She announced her withdrawal from the presidential race in a statement issued on Thursday morning. Ezekwesili hinged her withdrawal from the race on her...

Acpn Disowns Ezekwesili, Declares Support For Buhari

Crisis seems to be lurking at the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) as the national leadership of the party has parted ways with its presidential candidate, Mrs Oby Ezekwesili. The party Thursday responded to the announcement of withdrawal from the presidential race by Ezekwesili, saying it no longer recognises the former minister as...

Diezani ‘Bribe’: Court Convicts Inec Chiefs

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday convicted a former Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC ) Administrative Secretary in Kwara State Mr Christian Nwosu. Justice Mohammed Idris found him guilty of laundering N264million. “I find that the prosecution has proved the case beyond reasonable doubt in the manner required...

OPEC Oil Production Drops

By Akanimo Sampson In OPEC's Monthly Oil Market Report for this January, the organisation revealed that OPEC-14 production ‘’averaged 31.58mn bpd in December, a decrease of 751,000 bpd over the previous month. Crude oil output decreased mostly in Saudi Arabia, Libya, Iran and UAE, while production rose in Iraq.’’ Contrary to expectations, oil...

NAPTIP: Thousands of Abducted Nigerian Girls Found in Malian Sex Haven

By Akanimo Sampson The Republic of Mali, a landlocked West African country has been identified by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), as a haven for abducted Nigerian girls and women. NAPTIP says many of the abducted victims were sold as sex slaves in Mali, the...

Obaseki Pumps Out N2.3 Billion for Oshiomhole’s Debt

By Akanimo Sampson          Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, has approved the release of an additional N843, 324, 509.46 for the payment of arrears owed local government pensioners covering the Adams Oshiomhole’s years till 2018. He has previously doled out N1.5 billion for the same purpose. Sources in Benin City, the...

Wike Explains Why They’re Against Buhari As US Insists on Credible Polls

By Akanimo Sampson Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, one of the strategic oil and gas states in Southern Nigeria has given reasons why they are not eager to sail with President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the same political boat in the coming February 16 election.

North-East: Fears of Terrorist Attacks During Elections Heighten

By Akanimo Sampson                                    Despite the ongoing victories of the military in the vulnerable North-East axis of Nigeria, there are real risks that Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) faction of the rampaging Boko Haram will be attempting to hit back. Intelligence sources say the insurgent group has been engaging in...

Ezekwesili, Nigeria’s 2023 Hope, Says Buhari’s Associate

By Akanimo Sampson Former Presidential running mate to President Muhammadu Buhari, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has said that of all the new breed seeking to disrupt the political space in Nigeria, none gives him as much hope for the near future as does Obiageli ‘Oby’ Ezekwesili, of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria.

Babachir Lawal: Buhari Not Fair to Ex-SGF, PDP Says

By Akanimo Sampson The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has risen in a seeming stout defence of the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, claiming that it is not fair for President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to single him out as a scapegoat. For those who...