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Elder Statesman and former Federal Commissioner for Information, Senator Edwin Clark, said, weekend, that it was uncalled-for and hypocritical for Northern politicians to argue that there was no rotation of power between North and South, as President Muhammdu Buhari presently serving his second term if office, rode to power in 2015 based on the arrangement.
The Imo State Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria, Rev. Dr. Divine Eches Divine, has said that Igbo presidency in 2023 is incontestable, arguing that it will be Nigeria’s political solution.
The Forum of Southeast chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has vehemently rejected the statement credited to a former governor of Benue state, Senator Gabriel Suswam, to the effect that the national body of the party has zoned the 2023 presidential ticket to the northern part of the country.
Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, has said his principal has been fair to the Southeast region in political appointments and infrastructural projects.
As the clamour for a President of Igbo extraction in 2023 continues to gather momentum, the Minister of State, Education, Hon Emeka Nwajiuba, has urged the South East to exercise caution in its quest or campaign for the “Igbo Presidency”.
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, Monday alleged that Abia State has changed from Gods Own State to Miyetti Allah owned cattle market.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, while reacting to the attack on the mission which was carried out by Nigerians, said the development was “absolutely deplorable and disgraceful.”
A Coalition of five Civil Society Groups in Southeast, yesterday, wrote to Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, appealing to him to reverse and rescind the disbandment of a state traffic agency, the Willies Work Force, WWF.
Thailand will next week shorten curfew hours and ease restrictions on more businesses, the government said on Friday, in response to its low numbers of locally transmitted cases of the coronavirus.
Family of Adiya Ikumu of Oju community in Oju Local Government Area of Benue State has petitioned commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command, Mr Hakeem Odumosu, over the mysterious circumstances surrounding the sudden death of their daughter, Magaret, in Lagos.
In its determination to stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the state, the Rivers State Government Friday evening inaugurated three PCR machines at its Covid-19 testing centre at the Rivers State University Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt.
Thailand may see the economic impact from the Coronavirus pandemic spread over another nine months, the country’s prime minister said on Tuesday, as disruption from the global crisis drags on tourism and domestic activity.
It was the third day that new infections stayed in the single digits, said Taweesin Wisanuyothin, a spokesman of the government’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration.
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, yesterday, kicked against further lending by foreign lenders to the Nigerian government, saying it breaches the organic law of Nigeria.
The Philippine health ministry on Thursday reported 13 new coronavirus deaths and 207 additional infections.
Anambra State government yesterday paid tribute to the late Chief Victor Ikwuemesi, founder of Sosoliso Airlines, who died in London on Tuesday from COVID 19 pandemic.
The Peoples Democratic Party National Campaign Council, PDPNCC, for Edo governorship election yesterday mocked says the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, for saying that he would follow the footprint of the former APC national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, if voted into power.
“Having worked with Osimhen in the national Under-20 team that failed to qualify for the World Cup in 2017, I know he has the quality and ability to succeed in any league in the world. I have always known he will go places, so I am not surprised Napoli spent so much to get his signature,” Garba said.
Nigerian Breweries Plc says it earned a revenue of N152 billion for the half-year (H1) ended June 30, 2020.
Rangers’ new defender savoured his opening Scottish Premiership experience with an impressive performance in his side’s 1-0 win at Aberdeen, courtesy of Ryan Kent’s first-half strike.
Delta State Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday, assured that the state government would continue to give priority attention to projects that would boost the economy and enhance the living condition of the people.
Zimbabwe’s security forces on Thursday cleared people off streets of the capital Harare and forced shops to close, a day before planned anti-government protests during the worst economic crisis in nearly a decade.
Napoli director Cristiano Giuntoli maintains their ‘attack is complete’ with the arrival of Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen.
The secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, has stated that the relief fund expected from FIFA will be used according to FIFA’s guidelines and as such not one that can be channeled arbitrarily by the Football Federation.
The widow of late former Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, Florence, has urged Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of forgiveness and sharing of love.
The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons in Katsina.