Politics

FACE-OFF Enugu Deputy Gov, Chime’s Chief Of Staff At War

Barely 12 days after Enugu State Governor Sullivan Chime left for medical checks abroad, the cold war between him and his deputy Chief Sunday Onyebuchi has extended to his Chief of Staff Mrs. Ifeoma Nwobodo who is said to be running the government on behalf of the chief executive. Onyebuchi has been sidelined and totally schemed out things according to ...

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Elections May Not Hold In 2015-Balarabe Musa

 Alhaji Abdulkadir Balarabe Musa is the Chairman of the Conference of Nigeria Political Party (CNPP), the first civilian governor of the old Kaduna State and the first state chief executive to be impeached in Nigeria. In this interview with DOTUN BELLO, the usually outspoken Elder Statesman makes known his reservations about the sequence of the 2015 polls as announced by ...

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Private Sector: Last Resort For Quality Leadership

The appointment of Udom Gabriel Emmanuel, a political neophyte as the Secretary to the State Government of Akwa Ibom by Governor Godswill Akpabio in July 2013, may suggest the beginning of an usual trend, a situation where certain individuals, who on account of their excelling in their chosen field of endeavours are invited into politics, a far cry from the ...

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Two Sides Of Ifeanyi Uba’s Political Coin

Politics most times leaves politicians with devastating wounds. Most times the wound is so horrible that it cripples the dream of the victim and brings his entire life to a sudden and shocking end. One election could make or mar a politician especially if he or she is a greenhorn. It could shoot him or her to the top where ...

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Will Willie Obiano Remain Loyal To Peter Obi?

Shortly after the Local Government poll in Anambra State which the ruling part All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) won in landslide, there seems to be a crack in the very cordial relationship between the godfather Governor Peter Obi and his godson and would-be successor Willie Obiano. Those close to the corridor of power in Government House Awka hints that the ...

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Battle For Soul Of Lagos: Obanikoro’s Comeback Agenda!

To the Yoruba nation it is a known fact that the relationship between proverb and words is like that of oil and yam. They must go together. Little wonder then why they say that “the ram that takes steps backwards obviously went to seek power” and surely when it surges forward again, its opponent must run for cover otherwise there ...

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2015: Can PDP Get It Right In Imo?

By OgunojemiteAyodele The track is set and the race to Imo Government House has begun. Following the release of election timetable by the Attahiru Jega led Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), governorship aspirants have been making their intentions known since it is now clear that the incumbent governor Owelle Rochas Okorocha has declared that he will not be seeking a ...

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Ministers Who Want To Be Governors.

As we enter 2014, the level of political activity also becomes high as the jostle for political office holders get to a fever pitch level. This is because of the need to remain politically relevant in the new dispensation, little wonder then one will see senators having a strong eye on becoming a state governor while some governors most especially ...

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APC Will Ensure Good Governance in Nigeria – Gbajabiamila

Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, the Minority Leader, House of Representatives, while on Friday in Abuja, he said that APC members in the lower legislative chamber would ensure the enthronement of good governance in Nigeria. “Government shut-down or filibustering is nothing new in party politics world over.” “Of what benefits has the passage of budgets been to the common man,’’ he queried, ...

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APC Senators are Bent on Destroying Nigeria- PDP

The directive by the opposition All Progressives Congress to its members in the National Assembly to frustrate the passage of the 2014 budget and approval of the ministerial nominees submitted by President Goodluck Jonathan is a clear and direct call to anarchy, the Peoples Democratic Party has said. The PDP National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh, said that with the anti-people ...

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