2019: Afenifere speaks on preferred presidential candidate; Nnamdi Kanu’s re-appearance

2019: Afenifere speaks on preferred presidential candidate; Nnamdi Kanu’s re-appearance

The Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere on Tuesday hinted on who it will support for the 2019 presidential election. In a chat with DAILY POST, the National Publicity Secretary of the group, Yinka Odumakin said Afenifere will support any candidate who will restructure Nigeria. Odumakin disclosed that Afenifere, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and the Middle Belt Forum were putting heads together on who to endorse as their presidential candidate for 2019 election. According to Odumakin, “Well, we in…

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NUJ election: Itodo, others petition national secretariat, demand to be inaugurated

NUJ election: Itodo, others petition national secretariat, demand to be inaugurated

A staff of DAILY POST newspapers, Yemi Itodo has urged the national secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, to uphold his election. Itodo, at the election conducted on Saturday, emerged as the new chairman of NUJ Correspondents’ Chapel Abuja, while Collins Ajibola of Kiss FM emerged as his deputy. Mr. Rapheal Oni of Diplomat Magazine was elected as Secretary, Lesley Otu of the SOURCE was returned as Treasurer while Samson Adebayo of ONTV…

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2019 Presidency: Obasanjo’s endorsement of Atiku a joke – Buhari’s appointee, Dan Onjeh

2019 Presidency: Obasanjo’s endorsement of Atiku a joke – Buhari’s appointee, Dan Onjeh

Daniel Onjeh, a Senatorial aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the Benue South primary election, has described ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo’s endorsement of his erstwhile deputy, Atiku Abubakar as Nigeria’s President in 2019 as a joke. He recounted Obasanjo’s failures as President yesterday at a press conference he hosted at the APC National Secretariat, Abuja. According to Onjeh, the former President was not qualified to present himself as an opinion moulder…

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South East leaders react to Atiku’s choice of Peter Obi as running mate

South East leaders react to Atiku’s choice of Peter Obi as running mate

Some leaders in the South East of Nigeria have reacted to the choice of Mr Peter Obi as the running mate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Mr Ukpai Ukairo, PDP Legal Adviser, South East Zone speaking with the News agency of Nigeria, NAN, described the choice of Obi as perfect. Ukairo said Obi had one of the best track records of performance during his time as governor in Anambra, hence…

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Why South East should not support Atiku, Peter Obi – Osita Okechukwu

Why South East should not support Atiku, Peter Obi – Osita Okechukwu

The Director-General of the Voice of Nigeria, Mr. Osita Okechukwu has queried the choice of Peter Obi as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar’s running mate. Okechukwu, who is also APC Chieftain said that the Atiku/Obi ticket was basically driven by a promise to restructure the country as well as to do one term in office which cannot be trusted. He warned Nigerians not to fall to the restructuring sentiments,…

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Atiku: How Enugu residents reacted to Peter Obi’s emergence as PDP VP candidate

Atiku: How Enugu residents reacted to Peter Obi’s emergence as PDP VP candidate

Scores of Enugu State residents on Saturday, expressed joy, as the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, named former governor of Anambra, Mr Peter Obi, his running mate for the 2019 presidential election. Some of the residents, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu, said that Atiku made a right choice in picking Obi as his running mate. A legal practitioner, Mr Nicholas Ude, noted that the choice of the former governor…

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Nigeria’s economy moving in positive direction under Buhari – Minister

Nigeria’s economy moving in positive direction under Buhari – Minister

Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, Thursday, in Indonesia told a global audience that the implementation of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP 2017 – 2020) was moving Nigeria’s economy in a positive direction. A statement on Thursday by the media adviser to the Minister, James Akpadem, quoted Udoma as stating this at the presentation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Regional Economic Outlook Report for Sub-Africa. He said actions…

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Why Obasanjo made u-turn, forgave Atiku – Secondus

Why Obasanjo made u-turn, forgave Atiku – Secondus

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has revealed why the former President Olusegun Obasanjo endorsed Atiku Abubakar despite their differences. Obasanjo had during a meeting with Atiku endorsed Atiku’s presidential ambition, declaring that he will defeat the incumbent President, Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019. According to him, he believes that Atiku has ‘re-discovered and re-positioned himself’ and is now good enough to enjoy his support…

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2019 presidency: Prof. Sagay speaks on Atiku being ‘threat’ to Buhari

2019 presidency: Prof. Sagay speaks on Atiku being ‘threat’ to Buhari

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, Prof. Itse Sagay has stated that a former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, was no threat to President Muhammadu Buhari as far as the 2019 presidential election is concerned. While President Buhari picked the presidential ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, unopposed, Atiku, a former Vice President, defeated 11 other aspirants to become the flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Sagay told…

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Nigeria’s insecurity: What military should do now – IBB

Nigeria’s insecurity: What military should do now – IBB

Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, IBB, has charged the National Defence College to urgently initiate policy for the purpose of enhancing governance and security in Nigeria. He said this on Tuesday when a team of participants of the National Defence College visited his Hill Top residence in Minna, Niger State. Babangida said it was high time the military dug deeper to formulate more strategies to deal with insecurity challenge. He said: “I urge…

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