As the saying goes, the wrong we see are oftentimes symptoms of a deeper ailment! Well, it is common knowledge that no country can develop without a predetermined solid structure. Unfortunately, Nigeria has none! Year in, year out, governments come up with pretty and fantastic policy names. But that’s where it ends, simply because those with zero understanding of what a particular policy entails are the ones in government, directing its affairs. While ‘elected’ leaders lack the coherent vision of development needed to implement the change our country needs, those who have what it takes to move it forward cannot get elected into public office because they do not have the means. Again, how did we get here?
But for some reason, we love to think of and remember him as a clown. Not just any clown, but one with credentials. On one occasion when the police were looking for him and it was feared he had been kidnapped, he later emerged to tell a tale of how he had spent 11 hours on top of a tree.
Soberekon declared his interest to run for public office come 2023 through his social media account.
Speaking on “Politics 101 with Peter Obi” platform, Obi said taking on politics as a full time career was wrong and would only result in engaging in unwholesome practices like looting of public funds, accepting kick-backs and other corrupt practices in order to survive.
Gbajabiamila said though her being in office could be termed a political appointment, it was imperative for the chairman to stay off politics in all her dealings, adding that it is a very “sensitive office”.
Apart from its obvious collateral damage, Oshiomhole’s ouster was scrutinised and interpreted for the worst it could mean politically. It has since been widely celebrated as the ultimate proof that the relationship between Buhari and Tinubu has broken down irretrievably.
His tenure as Governor was quite controversial with mixed results and divided opinions. He was a very frank and outspoken Governor who was also very conscious of his social status and the powers attached to his office. He was also quite audacious. He engaged the Olubadan in an open battle when he chose in one instance to transform some high chiefs of the Olubadan-in-council into beaded kings.
In his sermon, entitled: “The supremacy of God amidst COVID-19: lessons for Government,” the chaplain of the chapel, Rev. Fr. David Ajang, said there were no coincidences and accidents in God, but lessons could be learnt from situations.
Let me start by saying this: I am not from southern Nigeria. But I am a strong Peoples Democratic Party man. However, what I say here is about the fate of Ndigbo in the affairs of Nigeria. I deeply sympathize with my friends from the South East each time we sit out and discuss politics and the leadership of Nigeria.
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has praised prominent celebrity journalist, Mayowa Abiodun Akinpelu, popularly known as Mayor Akinpelu, for his vital contributions to the media, good governance and equitable society.
Alhaji Lawal Shuaibu, the Deputy National Chairman (North) of the All Progressives Congress, whose suspension was lifted by the National Working Committee, has resumed duties at the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja.
The Kano State House of Assembly has slammed a six months suspension on five of its members over a March 9 rowdy session.
The scheduled hearing in the appeal by the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has been put off by the Court of Appeal in Abuja.
A former Governor of Ekiti State, Chief Segun Oni, has disclosed that he is returning to the Peoples Democratic Party.
Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has declared that patriotic forces in the All Progressives Congress will not allow the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, to be humiliated out of office.
The President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has said for the six geopolitical zones in the country to surmount developmental and infrastructural challenges, the Federal Government must follow thorough with National Planning to address issues of deficits
The Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has declared the State would be known for good governance all through his tenure.
A former Governor of Kano State, Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of being responsible for the dethronement of the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II.
The Senate on Wednesday passed into second reading an amendment to the 1999 Constitution that would prevent High Courts of a state from entertaining pre-election disputes emanating from congresses, conferences, conventions or other meetings convened by political parties for the purpose of electing members of its executive committees or other governing bodies.
The Coalition of United Political Parties has pledged to support the deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, with N3 million towards seeking legal redress over his removal by the Kano State Government.