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My Expectations For 2018

My Expectations For 2018

Mr Nixus! January 5, 2018 0

2018 is a brand new year ,with new expectations and aspirations. Nigerians, as incurable optimists who always see the new year as the year they will hit gold and make millions . The year

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Issues As APC Jump-starts 2018

Issues As APC Jump-starts 2018

Mr Nixus! January 5, 2018 0

2017 was, for all intents and purposes, a very eventful year for the governing All Progressives Congress (APC). As day breaks on 2018, ANDREW ESSIEN writes on some of the issues the party will

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Scores Injured, Properties Destroyed As APC, PDP Supporters Clash In Ondo, Ibadan

Scores Injured, Properties Destroyed As APC, PDP Supporters Clash In Ondo, Ibadan

Mr Nixus! January 5, 2018 0

No fewer than 20 people were yesterday injured in Idanre town, Idanre local government area of Ondo State when the supporters of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

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Niger: APC Chairman Faults PDP Over Defection Story

Niger: APC Chairman Faults PDP Over Defection Story

Mr Nixus! January 5, 2018 0

The chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Niger State, Engr Muhammad Jibril Imam, has stated that the claim by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of defection of APC members to PDP was untrue and mere

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I May Become Clergyman After Leaving Office – Fayose

I May Become Clergyman After Leaving Office – Fayose

Mr Nixus! January 4, 2018 0

Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, on Thursday spoke about his life after being a two-term governor, saying his plan was to work in the Vineyard as a man of God The News Agency of

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Senator Ogbuoji’s Defection To APC, Good for PDP – Ebonyi PDP Chair

Senator Ogbuoji’s Defection To APC, Good for PDP – Ebonyi PDP Chair

Mr Nixus! January 4, 2018 0

The Ebony State Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party PDP, Barr Onyekachi Nwaebonyi has said that the defection of the Senator Representing Ebonyi Central Senatorial zone, Senator Sunny Ogbuoji from the PDP to the All

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New Year Broadcast: Agbakoba Backs PMB’s Stance On INEC

New Year Broadcast: Agbakoba Backs PMB’s Stance On INEC

Mr Nixus! January 4, 2018 0

 Supreme Court nominee and former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), has affirmed the position of President Muhammadu Buhari that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has so far

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Rivers: APC Chairman Decamps To PDP

Rivers: APC Chairman Decamps To PDP

Mr Nixus! January 3, 2018 0

Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Etche local government area of Rivers State, Chief Musa Elekwa has resigned his membership of the party and subsequently decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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2019: Forget The Senate -Umahi Tells Ohaozara Political Zone.

2019: Forget The Senate -Umahi Tells Ohaozara Political Zone.

Mr Nixus! January 3, 2018 0

The Ebonyi state Governor, Chief David Umahi, has appealed to the people of old Ohaozara political bloc in Ebonyi South Senatorial District of the state to drop their ambition for the senatorial seat of

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2019: PDP Is Dead, Can’t Win Lagos – APC

2019: PDP Is Dead, Can’t Win Lagos – APC

Mr Nixus! January 3, 2018 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday described the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as “a dead party, not capable of capturing Lagos in 2019.” The Assistant Publicity Secretary of the APC in the state,

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PDP ’ll Shock Ruling Party In 2019 – Hon Satumari

PDP ’ll Shock Ruling Party In 2019 – Hon Satumari

Mr Nixus! January 3, 2018 0

Hon Kudla Satumari is a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Borno State coordinator of Otunba Gbenga Daniel’s national chairmanship campaign organisation for the party’s recently held national convention. In this interview

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Nigerian Senate: All Performance, Zero Propaganda

Nigerian Senate: All Performance, Zero Propaganda

Mr Nixus! January 3, 2018 0

 By Olu Onemola Like an old car parked in the garage, nobody cares about propaganda politics anymore. It’s tires are now flat. It’s methods are now known and its inaccuracies are now easily decipherable

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Defection Of Atiku To PDP In Futility – Masari

Defection Of Atiku To PDP In Futility – Masari

Mr Nixus! January 3, 2018 0

Katsina State governor, Aminu Masari has described the recent defection of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar from the All Progressives Congress, APC, to Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as an exercise in futility. Masari made

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We Will Capture Lagos In 2019 – PDP

We Will Capture Lagos In 2019 – PDP

Mr Nixus! January 2, 2018 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said on Tuesday it would capture Lagos in the 2019 governorship election. The PDP Publicity Secretary in the state, Mr Taofeek Gani made the assertion in an interview with

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Devolution Of Powers, Not Restructuring Will Solve Our Problems – Sen Borofice

Devolution Of Powers, Not Restructuring Will Solve Our Problems – Sen Borofice

Mr Nixus! January 2, 2018 0

Sen Robert Borofice represents Ondo North in the Nigerian Senate. In this interview with RUTH CHOJI, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Science and Technology, stated that restructuring might not solve Nigeria’s problems but devolution

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2017: An Eventful But Controversial Year For The Nigerian Judiciary

2017: An Eventful But Controversial Year For The Nigerian Judiciary

Mr Nixus! January 2, 2018 0

Like the last three years, 2017 can be described as an eventful but very controversial year in the history of the Nigerian Judiciary, the issues of image and trust that have plagued the third

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INEC Should Improve On Card Reader Before 2019 Polls –Okoye

INEC Should Improve On Card Reader Before 2019 Polls –Okoye

Mr Nixus! January 2, 2018 0

Festus Okoye is the Executive Director, Human Rights Monitor, a Barrister and Solicitor at the Supreme Court. In this interview with newsmen, he bares his mind on the lessons to be learnt preparatory to

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New Parties That ‘ll Make Wave In 2018

New Parties That ‘ll Make Wave In 2018

Mr Nixus! January 2, 2018 0

MUYIWA OYINLOLA in this piece writes that out the five political parties registered last June, two have remained vibrant and may reap from the ongoing defections from the two main parties, APC and PDP,

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Ona Of Abaji Suspends Traditional Ruler Over Misconduct

Ona Of Abaji Suspends Traditional Ruler Over Misconduct

Mr Nixus! January 2, 2018 0

The Ona of Abaji and chairman council of traditional rulers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Alhaji Adamu Baba Yunusa, has suspended the Madakin Ganagana, Adamu Aliyu. The Ona, who stated this through the

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Group Holds 3-million-man March For Ambode

Group Holds 3-million-man March For Ambode

Mr Nixus! January 2, 2018 0

A group of Lagosians operating under the aegis of Itesiwaju Ipinle Eko Vanguard have staged a three million man match in the three senatorial districts of the state in support of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode

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We Have Restored Rivers’ Economy – Wike

We Have Restored Rivers’ Economy – Wike

Mr Nixus! January 2, 2018 0

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has declared that his administration has been able to restore the economy of the state in spite of the challenges that came with the past year, 2017. Wike, who

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2018 Year Of Hope, Says Gov Dickson

2018 Year Of Hope, Says Gov Dickson

Mr Nixus! January 2, 2018 0

Bayelsa State governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, has described 2018 as a year of hope and revival in virtually all spheres of national life, especially in the areas of security and economic prosperity. A

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PMB’s Broadcast: Balarabe Musa Calls For Economic Restructuring

PMB’s Broadcast: Balarabe Musa Calls For Economic Restructuring

Mr Nixus! January 2, 2018 0

Former governor of old Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, has called for economic restructuring to ensure delivery of positive and impactful governance in the country. Musa made the call in a telephone interview with

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Anglican Primate Predicts Optimistic 2018 For Nigerians

Anglican Primate Predicts Optimistic 2018 For Nigerians

Mr Nixus! January 2, 2018 0

The Primate of Nigeria Anglican Communion and Bishop of Abuja, Most Rev. Nikolas Okoh, has predicted that 2018 would be a year of optimism and happiness for Nigerians. Okoh made the prediction in his

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2018: CAN Urges Nigerians To Return To God

2018: CAN Urges Nigerians To Return To God

Mr Nixus! January 2, 2018 0

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has urged Nigerians to be more prayerful in 2018. In his New Year message issued yesterday, the president, CAN, Rev Samson Olasupo Ayokunle, appealed to Nigerians to return

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Saraki Urges Nigerians To Join Fight Against Drug Abuse

Saraki Urges Nigerians To Join Fight Against Drug Abuse

Mr Nixus! January 2, 2018 0

Senate  President,  Bukola Saraki, yesterday called on Nigerians to join the fight against drug abuse. Reacting to reports that the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), is set to inaugurate a ‘Codeine Control and Other

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Presidency Claiming Credit For PDP’s Achievements – Scribe

Presidency Claiming Credit For PDP’s Achievements – Scribe

Mr Nixus! January 2, 2018 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday reflected on President Muhammadu Buhari’s New Year address and declared that it completely failed to address serious economic and security issues confronting the nation. PDP national publicity secretary,

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New Year Address by President Buhari – January 1, 2018

New Year Address by President Buhari – January 1, 2018

Mr Nixus! January 1, 2018 0

I join my fellow citizens this morning to welcome and celebrate the New Year 2018. This year promises to be pivotal in our quest for CHANGE. Unfortunately, I am saddened to acknowledge that for

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2019: Kebbi APC Endorses Buhari, Bagudu, Receives PDP Defectors

2019: Kebbi APC Endorses Buhari, Bagudu, Receives PDP Defectors

Mr Nixus! January 1, 2018 0

YAHYA SARKI, Kebbi Politicians under the fold of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kebbi State comprising the state governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, federal and state House of Assembly Members, APC elders forum, 21elected

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Board Appointment: APDA Urges Presidency To Be More Diligent

Board Appointment: APDA Urges Presidency To Be More Diligent

Mr Nixus! January 1, 2018 0

 TUNDE OGUNTOLA, Abuja The Advanced People’s Democratic Alliance (APDA) has called on the Presidency to be more diligent and thorough in the process of appointing officials to political offices. The party also urged the

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Igbo Presidency Achievable Under PMB – APC

Igbo Presidency Achievable Under PMB – APC

Mr Nixus! January 1, 2018 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says that Nigeria’s President of Igbo extraction is achievable under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The vice chairman of the party in the South East, Chief Emma Eneukwu,

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Bayelsa Federal Rep Member Gives Account Of Stewardship At NASS

Bayelsa Federal Rep Member Gives Account Of Stewardship At NASS

Mr Nixus! December 31, 2017 0

[…] Bayelsa Federal Rep Member Gives Account Of Stewardship At NASS appeared first on Leadership Nigeria Newspapers

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Lesson African Dictators May Not Learn From Mugabe’s Fall

Lesson African Dictators May Not Learn From Mugabe’s Fall

Mr Nixus! December 31, 2017 0

OMONU NELSON-YAX writes that the grace to grass fall of Robert Mugabe after 37 years hold on power in Zimbabwe is a warning bell the rest of the tribe of African sit-tight rulers may

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Budget: Lawmakers, Fashola Head Back In Trenches

Budget: Lawmakers, Fashola Head Back In Trenches

Mr Nixus! December 31, 2017 0

MUYIWA OYINLOLA writes that acrimony between National Assembly members and the minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has become a worrisome tradition. Penultimate Monday, minister of Power, Work and Housing, Babatunde Raji

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My Monthly Pay Is N625,000 As Reps Member – Akpatason

My Monthly Pay Is N625,000 As Reps Member – Akpatason

Mr Nixus! December 31, 2017 0

Hon. Peter Ohiozojeh Akpatason is a member of the House of Representatives, representing Akoko-Edo Federal Constituency of Edo State and chairman, House Committee on Civil Society Organisations, CSOs. In this interview with BODE GBADEBO,

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Endorsements And Wike’s Condition To Seek For Re-Election

Endorsements And Wike’s Condition To Seek For Re-Election

Mr Nixus! December 31, 2017 0

ANAYO ONUKWUGHA captures the deluge of endorsements for 2019 Rivers governorship race that continue to come the way of Governor Nyesom Wike and the governor’s condition for obliging his people. So far, no fewer

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2017: Green Chamber As House Of Activities

2017: Green Chamber As House Of Activities

Mr Nixus! December 31, 2017 0

Although a legislative year runs from June of every calendar year, the year 2017 was particularly busy and eventful in the House of Representatives. ADEBIYI ADEDAPO presents highlights of the events in the House.

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PDP Will Provide Robust, Vibrant Opposition In 2018 – Secondus

PDP Will Provide Robust, Vibrant Opposition In 2018 – Secondus

Mr Nixus! December 31, 2017 0

The national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has assured that the main opposition party will play robust and vibrant roles to activate the nation’s polity in 2018. Secondus, who

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2017: Governance Suffers As Senate, Presidency Feud Remains

2017: Governance Suffers As Senate, Presidency Feud Remains

Mr Nixus! December 29, 2017 0

In this report, AHURAKA YUSUF ISAH takes a look at major developments in the senate in 2017 and writes that the mutual mistrust, suspicion and lack of confidence between Presidency and the Senate leadership,

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PDP Members Trying To Claim APDA – national chairman

PDP Members Trying To Claim APDA – national chairman

Mr Nixus! December 28, 2017 0

By Chibuzo Ukaibe, Abuja National chairman of the Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance, (APDA) Malam Shittu Mohammed, has disclosed that some chieftains of People Democratic Party (PDP) are trying to lay claim to his party

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PDP’s Turbulent Sojourn In The Last 12 Months

PDP’s Turbulent Sojourn In The Last 12 Months

Mr Nixus! December 28, 2017 0

In this report, CHIBUZO UKAIBE reflects on some of the high and low points of the leading opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), this outgoing year. As far as political survival is concerned, analysts

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Rivers State, Not A Conquered Territory – Abe

Rivers State, Not A Conquered Territory – Abe

Mr Nixus! December 28, 2017 0

BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, Port Harcourt The Senator representing Rivers South east senatorial district in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has declared that Rivers State is not a conquered territory, insisting that no

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Sierra Leone 2018: Why APC Candidate Was Unveiled In Nigeria

Sierra Leone 2018: Why APC Candidate Was Unveiled In Nigeria

Mr Nixus! December 28, 2017 0

By Kingsley Opurum, Abuja Sierra Leonean President, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma made history recently when he unveiled his prospective replacement and the flag-bearer of the governing All Peoples Congress (APC) in Abuja, Nigeria. President

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Anambra Central Senatorial Election: Why INEC Is Yet To Issue Obiora Okonwo A Certificate Of Return

Anambra Central Senatorial Election: Why INEC Is Yet To Issue Obiora Okonwo A Certificate Of Return

Mr Nixus! December 27, 2017 0

By Michael Oche, Abuja Contrary to accusations in some quarters that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has deliberately refused to issue a certificate of return to Dr Obiora Okonkwo as the “authentic winner” of

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2017: APC In Retrospect

2017: APC In Retrospect

Mr Nixus! December 27, 2017 0

The year 2017 will undoubtedly go down in the annals of the nation’s history as one of the defining years for the governing All Progressives Congress (APC). ANDREW ESSIEN in this piece, highlights some

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Ekiti LG Poll Confirms Our Popularity In South West – PDP

Ekiti LG Poll Confirms Our Popularity In South West – PDP

Mr Nixus! December 27, 2017 0

By Chibuzo Ukaibe, Abuja  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday declared that its sweeping victory in the Ekiti State local council election is flevidence of its popularity not only in Ekiti State but also

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2018: Nigerians Should Brace Up For Challenges Ahead – APGA

2018: Nigerians Should Brace Up For Challenges Ahead – APGA

Mr Nixus! December 27, 2017 0

The national chairman of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), said 2018 will be challenging and called on Nigerians to brace up for tough times. Oye gave the charge in an interview with the

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Enemies Within Rivers State APC Are Being Tamed – Princewill

Enemies Within Rivers State APC Are Being Tamed – Princewill

Mr Nixus! December 27, 2017 0

Why did you join the APC? There are three key reasons. The first is local. In Rivers state, I have the misfortune to have a man called Nyesom Wike serving as my governor. If

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We’ve Shown Genuine Leadership In Osun – Aregbesola

We’ve Shown Genuine Leadership In Osun – Aregbesola

Mr Nixus! December 27, 2017 0

BY JOSHUA DADA, Osogbo Osun State governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has declared that his administration has fulfilled many of the promises made to the people of the state while seeking election. He added that

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Aso Rock And The Ides Of 2017

Aso Rock And The Ides Of 2017

Mr Nixus! December 25, 2017 0

In this report, JONATHAN NDA- ISAIAH captures the unforgettable moments in the seat of power that defined outgoing year 2017. From the political landscape to the country’s economic terrain, the year  2017 will leave

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