The Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, told his political opponents to wait till 2023 to face him at the polls.
As Nigeria marks its 59th independence day, frontline politician, philanthropist and administrator, Umar Nasko, has called on youth across the country to summon courage and join the political activities of the Nation, but should also remember to be patriotic.
I tremble in awe of God when I look back at what started 25 years ago as a movement for the validation of the June 12, 1993 presidential election won by our own irrepressible Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, late Bashorun Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, but which today has blossomed into the proverbial Iroko tree that, still by the grace of Olodumare, can no longer be uprooted.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has vowed to demystify politics and appointments in the state during his second tenure in office.
It gives me immense pleasure to address this audience today, and, I thank Freedom Online, the organizers of this event, for inviting me as a guest speaker.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has chided some political actors in Kwara State for attempting to trivialize the April 5, 2018 robbery attack in Offa that left 33 people dead, saying claims of compensating the victims in monetary terms cannot equate the lives lost in the incident.
My friends and professional colleagues have been asking why I ventured into politics due to my level of integrity, transparency, fairness and commitment to human development which is very rear in the current political atmosphere of our dear countr
Shoda told the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja that the low participation had persisted in spite of the adoption of 35 per cent affirmative action, aimed at getting a balance in the society.
Some stakeholders in politics on Monday, called on political parties to field more women as their candidates in the 2019 general elections.
Asked to confirm if it is true that he has been chosen as the vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 elections, Obi threw the question back: “Do you choose the vice presidential candidate before the emergence of the presidential candidate?”
In a statement on Tuesday, spokesman of the agency, Sunday James, said Immigration personnel were fully on ground monitoring the political process to ensure non-Nigerians did not get involved.
Collectively, our hopes for a better life have given way to horror as hunger, poverty, joblessness, rising crime, economic doldrums, insecurity and indeed, hopelessness increasingly ravage millions of Nigerians like cancer.
Osinbajo gave the charge when he received a delegation of Not-Too-Young-To-Run Movement which visited him in Abuja.
However, my voiced response was to play the “teacher on teacher” by calmly asking my telephone friend whether he meant the birth of Karl Marx or his death. He also calmly replied that Marx was born on May 5,1818. “Hence, May 5, 2018 makes it 200 years,” he said.
Ambode said this at the International Women’s Day celebration organised by the Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation in Lagos.
Jega said this in a Lecture entitled: “Labour, Politics and Governance in Nigeria’’, at the NLC 40th Anniversary on Monday in Abuja.
Relying on Order 43 of the Senate standing rules, Sani raised a point of order during plenary on the need to address security concerns in the country.
He added that lawmakers should not allow the upcoming 2019 elections to overshadow their work for the people that elected them.
Buratai, represented by the Commander, Infantry Corps, Maj.-Gen. Lamidi Adeosun, gave the warning on Saturday at the graduation ceremony of officers who underwent a Regimentation and Leadership training of the 64 RC and SSC 44 course at the 20 Infantry Battalion Serti, Taraba.
That was not what the visit was meant to achieve. The IVLP is a five-star programme of the State Department designed to expose carefully selected participants to the US system of government, to help them understand how the system works in the hope that they would use the experience when they return home