Founded in August, 1998, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), used to pride itself as the largest political party in Africa, in the times that seem to have faded in our memories.
The assertion that Nigeria is a blessed nation is a truism of monumental dimensions. And in spite of the disparaging acts of a few charlatans across the disciplines in the geo-polity, there still abound in the land...
3 Nov 2021
On 6 November, 2021, Anambra State, at 4,844 km² the second smallest state by landmass in Nigeria – Lagos State with 3,577 km² is the smallest - is scheduled to go to the polls to elect a new governor.
31 May 2021
The authorities of the Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu Alike Ikwo (AEFUNAI) in Ebonyi has cancelled all academic activities slated for Monday.
20 Jan 2021
Professor Sunday Elom has emerged the first indigenous Vice Chancellor of Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ikwo, Ebonyi State. In a statement signed by the Registrar/Secretary of Council, Mrs. Odisa Oleke, yesterday, the professor of Medical Biochemistry beat other interested candidates to land the job.
9 Dec 2020
Presidential candidate of Peoples Trust (PT) in the 2019 general elections, Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, has said that rotation of the presidency in 2023 would be counter-productive to the polity.
28 Aug 2020
It should be possible for the rest of us to understand the frustrations of Ndigbo in the hands of their two big brother tribes, Hausa/Fulani and Yoruba, and their determination to distance Ndigbo from the levers of the highest political power in the land. We should offer them some sympathy in their quest at every…
29 Nov 2019
Nigeria has come of age, and for a nation which got its independence fifty nine years ago, much ought to have been achieved in terms of general development more so considering the nation’s abundant human...
13 Jul 2019
Wife of the late Dr Alex Ekwueme, a former Vice President, Dame Beatrice Ekwueme, still basking in the euphoria of her 85th birthday, is grateful to some eminent Nigerians who honoured her and sent congratulatory messages at the occasion, including President Muhammadu Buhari. Dame Beatrice played a supportive role in ensuring that her husband utilised…
23 Apr 2019
The member representing Ezza North/Ishielu Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Anayo Edwin Nwonu, has said that only the lawmakers and not President Muhammadu Buhari, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole and the APC will determine the National Assembly leadership. In a chat with journalists in Abakaliki at the weekend…
8 Apr 2019
To achieve goals of the Paris agreement, environmentalists have listed strategies for a successful implementation of Nigeria’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC). They say, the key factors for the realisation of ambitious climate policies are political buy-in, stakeholder engagement and scientific analyses, and technical support and development of a financial strategy. The experts spoke at a…
21 Oct 2018
Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme was born on this day in 1932. Owing to his exceptional brilliance in Kings College, Lagos, he became one of Nigeria’s first recipient of the Fulbright scholarship in the US. He proceeded to the University of Washington where he graduated with a degree in Architecture and city planning. He went on to…