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Shan George, Others Back Jimi Agbaje For Lagos 2015

Posted ago by Sandra Okenwa

The 2015 general elections in Nigeria is gradually gathering momentum and those nursing the ambition to vie for public offices have started making arrangements to make it a reality. In Lagos, the race to succeed Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola come …

Actor Bimbo Manuel: ‘It Is Not Simple Politics They Play There At The AGN’.

Posted ago by Kowope

Nollywood actor/director and Tinsel star, Bimbo Manuel, said in an interview with TheNetng that he would never run for the president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria because the acting body is filthy! “I will not. I know what happens …

The Financial Reporting Council Report That Got Sanusi Suspended

Posted ago by Elsie

President Jonathan’s decision to suspend CBN Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi yesterday Feb. 20th was based on a report of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria, FRCR dated June 7, 2013. In the report, FRCR ripped apart the 2012 audited financial …

House of Reps Reject Pres. Jonathan’s Decision to Remove Sanusi

Posted ago by Elsie

Great news! House of Reps members are fighting back, According to this tweet from Hon. Abike Dabiri, the House has rejected President Jonathan’s decision to suspend Sanusi Lamido Sanusi as CBN governor.

President Jonathan Picks Zenith Bank MD as New CBN Governor

Posted ago by Elsie

President Jonathan has picked the current Managing Director of Zenith Bank Godwin Emefiele to replace Sanusi Lamido Sanusi as the new Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria. His name has been forwarded to the Senate for confirmation. Bayo Adelabu, …

Stella Oduah Hands Over, List Achievements as Aviation Minister

Posted ago by Elsie

Princess Stella Oduah has formally handed over to the Minister of State for Trade and Commerce, Dr Samuel Ortom following her sack by the President last Wednesday, February 12th. (Pictured above) In her speech, she thanked President Jonathan for finding …

Labaran Maku Names Replacement of Sacked Ministers

Posted ago by Elsie

Today, we heard that President Jonathan had sacked 4 ministers. All four of them have been replaced temporarily by serving ministers. See their replacements below… Ms. Stella Oduah, Minister of Aviation replaced by Minister of State for Trade and Investments, …

APC is Like The Church of Satan – Pastor Tunde Bakare

Posted ago by Elsie

The General Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly and former Vice Presidential candidate under the Congress for Progressive Change, Pastor Tunde Bakare has likened the leading opposition party, All Progressives Congress to the Church of Satan in a parable. “APC …

Bianca Ojukwu Becomes APGA National Leader

Posted ago by Elsie

The All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, yesterday February 6th adopted Bianca Ojukwu, wife of the party’s late National Leader, Dim Odumegwu Ojukwu, as the party’s National Leader. This was made known by the party’s leader, Chief Maxi Okwu at a …

PDP Sues Speaker, 20 Kwara Lawmakers for Defecting to APC

Posted ago by Elsie

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has sued the Speaker, Razak Atunwa, and 20 other members of the Kwara State House of Assembly to court over their defection to the All Progressives Congress. Na wa o…politics in our country Nigeria is …

SSS Arrests Dokubo-Asari Dokubo Over Inciting Comments

Posted ago by Elsie

President of the Niger Delta Volunteer Force, Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, has been arrested by the men of the Department of State Security, DSS for making inciting comments on the 2015 election. The former Niger Delta militant was arrested this morning, less …

N1.3Billion Fraud: Fred Ajudua Sent to Kirikiri Prison

Posted ago by Elsie

Fred Ajudua has been remanded in Kirikiri Prison for allegedly defrauding former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi (retd.), of about $8.395m (about N1.3 billion). Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye ordered on Wednesday that he should be remanded in prisons custody …

Former VP Atiku Abubakar Finally Decamps to APC!

Posted ago by Elsie

Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has abandoned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and joined the All Progressive Congress (APC)! Cos according to him, PDP is bereft of ideas and is refusing to live up to the promises it made …

eINEC Releases 2015 Elections Time Table: Presidential Election to Hold February 14th

Posted ago by Elsie

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has announced February 14 2015 as the date for Nigeria’s presidential election as well as those for the members of the National Assembly. Governorship and State House of Assembly elections are scheduled for February …

I Dont Want To Be Lagos Governor-Folorunsho Alakija

Posted ago by Sandra Okenwa

Business mogul, Mrs Folorunso Alakija, has disowned posters and fliers being circulated in Ikorodu and other parts of Lagos State announcing her as a governorship aspirant ahead of 2015 polls. “This is not true and I hereby confirm that I …

Actor Desmond Elliot Joins Politics.

Posted ago by Kowope

Actor and Movie Director, Desmond Elliot has delved into politics. He is now a card carrying member of Labour Party and plans to contest for the Lagos House of Assembly, Surulere Constituency, come 2015. Desmond, who said he’s going into politics because …

Senate Officially Bans Same Sex Marriage in Nigeria

Posted ago by Elsie

The Nigerian Senate has officially banned same sex marriage in Nigeria. Man + Man = Not allowed. Woman + Woman = Go to prison. :-). Only a union between a man and a woman in a recognized worship center is …

Rivers CP Visits NHRC

Posted ago by Sandra Okenwa

The Commissioner of Police in Rivers, Mr Joseph Mbu, says he has a good working relationship with the state Governor, Rotimi Amaechi. Mbu said this on Thursday in Abuja during a visit to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) office …

Jonathan Has No Security Agenda But 2013 Agenda

Posted ago by Sandra Okenwa

Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress have accused President Goodluck Jonathan of abandoning security of the country for his second term ambition. The APC governors, in a statement issued under the aegis of Progressives Governors Forum …

Willie Obiano of APGA Declared Winner of Anambra Governorship Election

Posted ago by Elsie

All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate Willie Obaino, has been declared winner of the recently held Anambra State governorship election. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Anambra Chapter declared today Sunday December 1st in Awka that Mr. Obiano won the …