Oduah, Ekwunife, Onyejocha and Ikpeazu: Southeast amazons without godfathers
There is a developing political trend that is fast changing the narrative and challenging the dominance of the godfathers in the politics of the Southeast.
On Stella Oduah’s ‘Do the needful’
A week ago - or slightly above a week ago - I saw the online story of Vanguard newspaper which the newspaper’s crime editor, Emma Nodozie...
The amazons didn’t come
In the Guardian of August 14, 2018 I had written an article titled “The Amazons are coming.” In that piece I named five women who had threatened to take President Muhammadu Buhari’s job from him. They were Oluremi Sonaiya, a Professor of Linguitics who had contested for the office in 2015 and flunked. Others were…
My second term will focus on cancer, drug abuse, Oduah assures constituents
The senator representing Anambra North at the National Assembly, Senator Stella Oduah, has said that she will use her second term in the Senate to focus on the menace of drug abuse and cancer ravaging the area.
Oduah wins Anambra North senatorial district poll
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared former Minister of Aviation, Sen. Stella Oduah winner of the Anambra North Senatorial District. Declaring the result on Monday in Onitsha, the Returning Officer, Prof. Hugh Maduka, said Oduah of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polled 113,989 votes to defeat 20 other candidates. He said Mr Emmanuel…
Oduah plans ICT mall to boost N6.4bn Onitsha market
Sen. Stella Oduah on Sunday said she would build an Information and Communication Technology Mall in Onitsha that would boost the N6.4 billion turnover of the market. Oduah, who represents Anambra North in the Senate, made the promise in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. She said that the mall…
Senate passes bill for establishment of South East development commission
The Senate has passed the South East Development Commission (Establishment) Bill 2018. The proposed body is to tackle the infrastructure deficit and ecological challenges besetting the region. It also seeks to act as a catalyst for the development of the commercial potential of the zone.
Sen. Oduah never belonged to us — Ogbaru APGA
The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) has said that Sen. Stella Oduah was never a part of them and were not fazed by the recent drama of returning to the Peoples Democratic Party.
Why 14 per cent women parliamentarians in West Africa is lowest in the world, by ECOWAS
The crusade for improved rights of women has come a long way from notably the early 20th century freedom and rights campaigns to the later calls for equality, empowerment and political inclusion.
Who is afraid of Stella Oduah?
One essential element of party politics is “ingress and egress”. A member of a political party is at liberty to switch sides if his interest is not protected where he is. It is all a question of interest. Also, political parties are not military garrisons where only an accustomed class are allowed in. I read…