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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Atiku: you are Archangel of liars, needs deliverance – Fani-Kayode attacks Lai Mohammed

Atiku: you are Archangel of liars, needs deliverance – Fani-Kayode attacks Lai Mohammed

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has lambasted the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed for rubbishing Atiku Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential candidate. Mohammed had said voting for Abubakar in 2019 was voting for the return of looting. Irked by the comment, Fani-Kayode described the minister as an “Archangel of liars. ” In a tweet, the PDP chieftain wondered when Mohammed be delivered from the spirit of lying. He wrote: “Atiku’s…

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Shell MD Osagie Okunbor, secretary, legal head sentenced to prison

Shell MD Osagie Okunbor, secretary, legal head sentenced to prison

A Port Harcourt High Court on Tuesday sentenced the Managing Director of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), Mr. Osagie Okunbor, and two others to three months’ imprisonment with hard labour for disobeying court order. Others sentenced are Shell Secretary and Head of legal, Nike Oyinlola, and the Deputy Country Head of Legal/Managing Counsel Global litigation sub-Sahara Africa, Keibi Atemie. Delivering judgment in suit No: PHC/1929/218, the presiding judge, Justice George Omereji, convicted the Shell officials…

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