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2015 polls’ll be different – Gambari

2015 polls’ll be different – Gambari

Professor Ibrahim Agboola Gambari, former Under- Secretary General of the United Nations (UN) and Nigeria’s former Foreign Affairs Minister, in this interview with Senior Correspondent, TEMDAYO AKINSUYI, speaks on the state…

Christmas: Too many burdens for a season

Christmas: Too many burdens for a season

By Ekene Okoro Senior Correspondent, Lagos Popoola Samuel, an employee with a private firm in Lagos and a father of three, is worried. It is barely a week before Christmas and…

Lagos Assembly: Controversy brews over Ikuforiji’s successor

By Akinwunmi King Snr Reporter, Lagos Primary elections have come and gone and candidates that would fly the flag of their party have emerged. Although many aspirants are still counting…

Imo: Anxiety over 2015 polls, austerity

By Anolu Vincent Senior correspondent, Owerri In Imo State, the burden of the 2015 polls have not only become a common phenomenon, but also a visible nightmare to the masses, who…

Osinbajo, the anointed VP?

By Aramide Oikelome Snr Correspondent, Lagos There is no denying the fact that the events leading to the emergence of Professor Yemi Osinbajo as running mate to General Muhammadu Buhari, the…

As defection gale hits parties…

By Augustine Adah Senior correspondent, Lagos Political parties in Nigeria may have held their primaries, but the ripples generated by the exercise are far from over. As expected, those who felt…

Nigeria’s entertainment industry lacks structures –Okumagba

Nigeria’s entertainment industry lacks structures –Okumagba

The Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) recently held its two-day annual conference, with the aim of helping to get more value from Nigeria’s entertainment industry, whose products have crossed borders across…

Northern elite has capacity to stop Boko Haram –Simeon

Northern elite has capacity to stop Boko Haram –Simeon

Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) executive member, Alimosho Province, Lagos State, and Chairman, Gowon Estate/Okunola chapter, Rev. Dr. Francis Ujunwa Simeon, is worried over the rising wave of the Boko…

Buhari will fight corruption – Onikolease

Buhari will fight corruption – Onikolease

Comrade Onikolease Irabor was President, Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, for 8 years and was the Deputy President of the Nigeria Labour Congress when Comrade Adams Oshiomhole was the President.…

Burden of credible election in 2015

Burden of credible election in 2015

By Igoniko Oduma  / Correspondent, Yenagoa   Ahead of the 2015 general elections, the political firmament of the country is being charged with intense politicking by politicians and their political parties.…

INEC not prepared for 2015 poll – Ajulo

INEC not prepared for 2015 poll – Ajulo

 Olukayode Ajulo is the National Secretary of the Labour Party (LP). In this interview with journalists, including SENIOR CORRESPONDENT, TEMIDAYO  AKINSUYI, he speaks on the readiness of his party to…

When APGA resolved its sore issues

When APGA resolved its sore issues

By Chukwujekwu Ilozue  / Correspondent, Awka   All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) ‘Special Convention’ held at Awka on Wednesday, 17 December, 2014 could not have come at a better time. Surviving…

Code on media coverage of 2015 elections

Code on media coverage of 2015 elections

By Augustine Adah  / Snr. Correspondent, Lagos                                                 …

Growth of insurgency disturbing – Ibekwe

Growth of insurgency disturbing – Ibekwe

His royal majesty, Dr. Ngozi Ibekwe, is the Mayor of non-indigenes in Lagos State. In this interview with SENIOR CORRESPONDENT, AUGUSTINE ADAH, he suggests, among other things, why non-indigenes cannot…

More work still to be done in Kaduna – Yero

More work still to be done in Kaduna – Yero

Hajia Fatima Muktar Ramalan Yero is the First Lady of Kaduna State, and she is believed to have impacted on women in the state through her programmes. In this interview…

Bauchi PDP not in disarray –Bala Mohammed

Bauchi PDP not in disarray –Bala Mohammed

Federal Capital Territory Minister, Senator Bala Mohammed, was to contest for governorship election in Bauchi State following several calls from different group who wanted him to vie for the office…

Primaries: Mined road to 2015

Primaries: Mined road to 2015

By Segun Adeleye / Correspondent, Abeokuta The dust over the primary elections which took place last week across the states is yet to settle as all involved await the decision of…

Delta 2015: Booby traps on the way

Delta 2015: Booby traps on the way

By Felix Igbekoyi  /  Correspondent, Asaba   On Monday, December 8, 2014, the battle for the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta State for the 2015…

Jonathan has restored rule of law – Mbadinuju

Jonathan has restored rule of law – Mbadinuju

Former governor of Anambra State, Dr Chinwoke Mbadinuju, in this interview with POLITICS EDITOR (ABUJA), CELESTINE OKAFOR, slams federal legislators who are reported to be working towards the impeachment of…

How Isiaka emerged PDP governorship candidate in Ogun

How Isiaka emerged PDP governorship candidate in Ogun

By Segun Adeleye Correspondent, Abeokuta The last minute permutations and intrigues, particularly that of Sunday December 7, suggested that it would be a payback time for the long-cheated, marginalized and…

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