The ex-president said this in a book titled “Against The Run of Play,” written by the Chairman of ThisDay Editorial Board and former spokesperson of late President Umaru Yar’Adua, Olusegun Adeniyi.
Makarfi beats Sheriff to Delta State as Daibo of Accord Party wins Warri by-election
The Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) showed its supremacy over the Ali Modu Sheriff faction when the PDP candidate was defeated in the just concluded Warri South 1 State constituency by-election.
Lagos council polls and aspirants allege manipulations
Ahead of the July 22 local government elections in Lagos State, interested aspirants on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the rival Peoples Democratic Party...
Today’s politics is without conscience, says Anokam
Politics is my vocation, because I have a profession - Estate Surveying and Value; but I started politics since 1991 since NRC / SDP days. Politics of those days was more idealistic than today.
‘Proportional representation will curb election violence’
As stakeholders strive to find better ways of curbing electoral violence in the country’s electoral system, a national commissioner, with the Independent National electoral Commission [INEC] Dr. Muhammad M Leky has said that the best option for the country...
Adeleke’s death and Osun APC’s fortune in 2018 guber race
When the death of Senator Isiaka Adeleke, who represented Osun West senatorial district Osun State, in the upper chamber of the National Assembly (NASS), was announced on Sunday, it came as a rude shock to many Nigerians and particularly many faithful of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Imperative of restructuring Nigeria and fears of the North
The president general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo has utilized every available opportunity to express his displeasure at what he described as consigning the Igbos to the status of second-class citizen in Nigeria, saying that it is unacceptable.
Kogi State PDP, APC trade words over arrest, detention of youth coordinator
The continued detention of Mr. Austin Okai, national coordinator of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Youth Alliance, has pitted Kogi state chapter of the party against the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government in the state.
APGA, ACD candidates give INEC ultimatum over Anambra State central rerun elections
The electorates in Anambra State central senatorial district have expressed misgivings over continuous delay by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct the National Assembly rerun election for the district.
APC's, PDP's crisis threaten party politics
As the country moves towards the 2019 general polls, Nigerians have expressed fears concerning party politics following the persistent internal face-off distressing the ruling All Progressives Congress...
Prominent Nigerians want 100% resource control for South South, South East zones
Prominent persons from the South South and South East geo political zones have said the issue of resource control must be implemented based on 100 per cent indigenous ownership without further delay.