Policy & Politics
Weekly political notes
“In the light of the foregoing, Magu has failed the integrity test and will eventually constitute a liability to the anti-corruption stand of the current government,” the SSS report, read by Melaye, stated.
APGA appoints 5 new national officers, endorses Obiano for second term
An APGA NEC meeting had, in December, expelled seven members including Mr Campbell Nzekwe, Chief Ozo Nwabueze (late), Mr Jerry Obasi, Mrs Ezinne Agbagwu, Mr Chucks Nwoga, Mr Terry Godfrey and Okey Okoloagwu.
‘President Buhari’s insistence on Magu, mockery of democracy’
Divergent reactions have trailed the controversy surrounding President Muhamadu Buhari’s re-nomination of Mr. Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission...
Obiano conscripts Soludo against Obi for second term ambition
Having come to terms with the reality that the number of conspirators against his second term ambition in office is swelling by the day, Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has set a machinery in motion to break the ranks of his detractors.
2019 elections, INEC empty house and integrity of polls
The Presidential and National Assembly elections are billed for Saturday, 16th February 2019, while the Governorship/State Assembly/Federal Capital Territory Area Council Elections are scheduled for Saturday 2nd March 2019.
Consult 2014 confab report, Governor Ayade urges committee
Speaking through his deputy, Professor Ivara Esu, Ayade said he was privileged to be part of the 2014 confab and can attest to its relevance even in tackling present challenges facing Nigeria and Nigerians.
Of new wise men from the East
February 28, 2017 joined the list of important dates in the socio-political development of Nigeria. Before that date, February 13, 1976 was the only entry, for it was the day the revolutionary...
Ogbemudia, a man of many parts
The former governor of old Midwest States, Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia, who died on Friday March 10, 2017 would be remembered for his doggedness and commitment to the indivisibility of a united Nigeria.