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Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has won the Peoples Democratic Party’s primaries in Edo State. He polled 584 votes to beat other contestants namely Dr Solomon Edebiri and Hon. Matthew Iduoriyekemwen. Edebiri...

  The battle for the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party took a new turn today at the party’s national secretatriat in Abuja. Supporters of the two sides contending the chairmanship,...

Ousted Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, Ali Modu Sheriff, surprised the staff and other Nigerians at the party’s headquarters in Abuja this morning by attempting to take control...

Wednesday, June 8, is not a date many close associates and relatives of Nigeria’s former military president, Ibrahim Babangida may forget in a hurry. That was the day the news, which later turned...

Nigeria’s Senate President, Bukola Saraki, many observers would agree, was uncharacteristically pointed yesterday as he addressed the nation’s upper house on the occasion of the one year anniversary...

 Peace appears to have returned to the fold of the nation’s major opposition party – the Peoples Democratic Party. The party has for long been locked in a war of attrition leading to the emergences...

Yesterday, Nigeria’s former President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan had a busy time at the Bloomberg Studio in London. He granted an interview and delivered a speech. The speech was highly philosophical....

Among the motley crowd who watched the official flag-off of the clean-up of Ogoniland this morning, the speech of the President of the Supreme Council of Ogoni Traditional Rulers, King G.N.K Giniwa is...

By Martha Anyanwu Brazil’s first female president, Dilma Rousseff has been suspended. This came by a 55 – 22 vote loss in the Upper House of the National Congress of Brazil on the 12th of May. The...

HIGH CHIEF GOVERNMENT EKPEMUPOLO (TOMPOLO) The Ibe-ebidouwei of Ijaw Nation   Date: May 10, 2016   His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Aso...

By Rory Caroll Valedictory speech reinforces message revolutionary generation will stay in control even as its members age and die and relations with US are normalised. For half a century his existence...

By Peter Oyedele | The Ondo State Independent Electoral Commission has announced the results of the chairmanship and councillorship polls held on Saturday. In the results of the 18 local government areas...

By Chief James Onanefe Ibori I write this with a mixture of a heavy heart and compelling sense of pride. Even as I mourn, I find comfort in love, admiration, reverence and even veneration that have gushed...

By Kenneth Duru | Bukola Ahmed Saraki refuses to step down even as pressure mounts on him to surrender the Senate Presidency. Any Nigerian would tell you that Senate President, Ahmed Bukola Saraki in...

The burial ceremony of former Governor of Bayelsa State, Dieprieye Alamieyeseigha was a mix of the expected, the unexpected and even drama. In most parts of Nigeria’s Niger Delta region, the demise of...