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Ortom Attacks David Mark For Mocking Him Over “Wheelbarrow” Youths Empowerment

Ortom Attacks David Mark For Mocking Him Over “Wheelbarrow” Youths Empowerment

Mr Nixus! May 24, 2017 0

Governor of Benue State, Dr. Samuel Ortom has fired back at former senate president, David Mark for recently mocking him over the alleged distribution of wheelbarrows to Benue youths. Senator Mark who was commissioning

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Makarfi’s PDP And The Search For ‘Surrogate’ Political Party

Makarfi’s PDP And The Search For ‘Surrogate’ Political Party

Mr Nixus! May 24, 2017 0

BY ADEBIYI ADEDAPO As the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) awaits verdict of the Supreme Court to resolve it’s leadership crisis, ADEBIYI ADEDAPO observes that the Ahmed Makarfi-led caretaker committee is already seeking an

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Ganduje: We Will Boost Culture, Tourism For Economic Dev’t

Ganduje: We Will Boost Culture, Tourism For Economic Dev’t

Mr Nixus! May 24, 2017 0

by SALIHI ABUBAKAR BELLO, Kano Kano State governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has hinted that  his administration will look into possibilities of reinvigorating rich traditions and culture to attain tourism economic boost in the state.

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2019: Nasarawa Assembly Has No Anointed Guber Candidate – Speaker

2019: Nasarawa Assembly Has No Anointed Guber Candidate – Speaker

Mr Nixus! May 24, 2017 0

BY DONATUS NADI, Lafia The Nasarawa state House of Assembly on Tuesday said that it has no anointed governorship candidate for the 2019 general election in the state. The Speaker of the House, Alhaji

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INEC Rejects  PDP’s Call For Cancellation Of Katsina By-election Results

INEC Rejects PDP’s Call For Cancellation Of Katsina By-election Results

Mr Nixus! May 24, 2017 0

BY ANDY ASEMOTA, Katsina The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday dismissed the clamour of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and no fewer than eight accredited observer groups to declare May 20, 2017, Mashi/Dutsi Federal

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Gov Dankwambo’s Deft Public Service Experience Has Paid-off In Gombe – Nafada

Gov Dankwambo’s Deft Public Service Experience Has Paid-off In Gombe – Nafada

Mr Nixus! May 23, 2017 0

BY GEORGE AGBA Hon Umar Ahmed Nafada is the  Commissioner for Information in Gombe State. He was also chairman of Nafada local government area in the state before he was voted by the people

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PDP Crisis: S’Court Reserves Judgment In Makarfi’s Appeal Against Sheriff

PDP Crisis: S’Court Reserves Judgment In Makarfi’s Appeal Against Sheriff

Mr Nixus! May 23, 2017 0

By Kunle Olasanmi and Chibuzo Ukaibe, Abuja The Supreme Court yesterday reserved judgement in the appeal filed by the national caretaker committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by Ahmed Makarfi, challenging the

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Supreme Court Reserves Judgment Over PDP Leadership Tussle

Supreme Court Reserves Judgment Over PDP Leadership Tussle

Mr Nixus! May 22, 2017 0

The Supreme Court on Monday reserved judgment on appeal challenging the affirmation of Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff as National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen,

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How We Are Transforming Abia State  – Gov. Ikpeazu

How We Are Transforming Abia State – Gov. Ikpeazu

Mr Nixus! May 22, 2017 0

In this interview with select journalists, the Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, speaks on the successes he has attained in office as well as the challenges he faces. He also weighs in on

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S/South PDP Apologises To Goodluck Jonathan Over Gov Dickson’s Comment

S/South PDP Apologises To Goodluck Jonathan Over Gov Dickson’s Comment

Mr Nixus! May 22, 2017 0

By Tunde Oguntola, Abuja Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) South-South League have apologised to former President Goodluck Jonathan over a recent comment credited to the Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson, that his

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YDP: Appeal Court Commences Committal Proceedings Against INEC Chairman

YDP: Appeal Court Commences Committal Proceedings Against INEC Chairman

Mr Nixus! May 22, 2017 0

By Kunle Olasanmi, Abuja The Abuja division of the Court of Appeal has commenced committal proceedings against the chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmud Yakubu, for disobeying its judgment directing the commission

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2019: Okorocha, Owerri Zone Set For Showdown

2019: Okorocha, Owerri Zone Set For Showdown

Mr Nixus! May 21, 2017 0

BY EMMANUEL MGBEAHURUIKE As the race for the 2019 governorship seat heats up in Imo State, all the zones in the state are laying claim to the seat. However, Owerri zone is contending for

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LG Polls: Lagos PDP Vows To Overrun APC

LG Polls: Lagos PDP Vows To Overrun APC

Mr Nixus! May 20, 2017 0

by OLAJIDE FABAMISE, Lagos Amid the crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) the factional chairman of the party in the state  Mr Segun Adewale has vowed to wrest power from the ruling party

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Umahi, Onu Face-off:  Science Minister Accused Of Sponsoring Citizens Arrest

Umahi, Onu Face-off: Science Minister Accused Of Sponsoring Citizens Arrest

Mr Nixus! May 19, 2017 0

The continued unhealthy relationship between the Ebonyi State Governor, Chief David Umahi and the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu yesterday thicken as the State Governor yesterday frowned at the way and

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Jonathan To Wike: Your Performance Has Justified Your Election

Jonathan To Wike: Your Performance Has Justified Your Election

Mr Nixus! May 18, 2017 0

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has declared that the excellent performance  of Rivers State Governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike has justified the support he received from all political stakeholders for his election in 2015. This is

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Govt Operation Was Never Affected By PMB’s Illness – Morphy

Govt Operation Was Never Affected By PMB’s Illness – Morphy

Mr Nixus! May 18, 2017 0

Ray Morphy, is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former special adviser to the Cross Rivers State governor. In this interview with some journalists, the former publisher and politician, who has

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Nigeria Condemns Mutiny In Cote D’ Ivoire

Nigeria Condemns Mutiny In Cote D’ Ivoire

Mr Nixus! May 17, 2017 0

By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah The Federal Government of Nigeria has wishes to condemned  in strong terms the recent developments in Cote d’Ivoire in which a small fraction of the country’s Armed Forces mutinied against

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Budget: When NASS Bows To Pressure, Open Its Books

Budget: When NASS Bows To Pressure, Open Its Books

Mr Nixus! May 17, 2017 0

BY KAUTHAR ANUMBA-KHALEEL The National Assembly last week eventually fulfilled its promise of releasing its budget to the public, KAUTHAR ANUMBA-KHALEEL examines the development and its implications. Since the return of democracy in 1999, the

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Anti-corruption War: As NASS Beams Searchlight On BPP

Anti-corruption War: As NASS Beams Searchlight On BPP

Mr Nixus! May 17, 2017 0

By Ahuraka Yusuf Isah and Solomon Ayado, Abuja May 10th, 2017 will be remembered in the history of contradictions ever encountered on the floor of Nigeria senate; when glaring thesis and anti-thesis, probate and

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LG Polls: Sheriff, Makarfi Differ Over Party Platform For Polls

LG Polls: Sheriff, Makarfi Differ Over Party Platform For Polls

Mr Nixus! May 17, 2017 0

By Chibuzo Ukaibe, Abuja The crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) resurfaced yesterday over the forthcoming local government polls in the country. Ahead of the council polls, Sen Ahmed Makarfi-led camp, declared that

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I’m Governor For All  Abians – Ikpeazu

I’m Governor For All Abians – Ikpeazu

Mr Nixus! May 17, 2017 0

by MATTHIAS NWOGU, Umuahia Abia State governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has promised that he would treat all Abia people equally, fairly and with respect. Speaking when he received members of Ngwa Traditional Rulers Council,

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APC Will Win Mashi/ Dutsi By-election– Masari

APC Will Win Mashi/ Dutsi By-election– Masari

Mr Nixus! May 17, 2017 0

BY ANDY ASEMOTA, Katsina Katsina State governor, Aminu Bello Masari, has expressed optimism that with the impressive performance so far recorded and new measures to ensure the plights of the people Mashi/ Dutsi Federal

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2019: ‘There’s No Vacancy In Taraba Govt House’

2019: ‘There’s No Vacancy In Taraba Govt House’

Mr Nixus! May 17, 2017 0

By Andrew ojih, Jalingo Those eyeing Taraba Government House in 2019, especially from the southern zone, have to forget the idea, as there will be no vacancy. The state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chairman,

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Why We’re Celebrating Daily Times At 91 – Anosike

Why We’re Celebrating Daily Times At 91 – Anosike

Mr Nixus! May 16, 2017 0

The Publisher of Daily Times of Nigeria (DTN), Mr. Fidelis Anosike, in this interview with select journalists in Abuja, speaks on the importance of celebrating DTN @ 91 and Times Heroes Awards ceremony slated

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Group Wants Individuals Behind Buhari’s Death Rumour Exposed

Group Wants Individuals Behind Buhari’s Death Rumour Exposed

Mr Nixus! May 16, 2017 0

By Michael Oche, Abuja The National Forum of Democrats has urged the Office of the National Security Adviser and the Director General, State Security Services to deploy resources at its disposal to unmask those

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PIB: Stop Making Unmerited Claims, Senate Tells Kachikwu

PIB: Stop Making Unmerited Claims, Senate Tells Kachikwu

Mr Nixus! May 16, 2017 0

By Ahuraka Isah, Abuja The Senate has urged the minister of state for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, to stop making false claims on the ongoing process of passing into law the Petroleum Industry

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Gov Yari Refutes Allegation Of Building $3m Hotel

Gov Yari Refutes Allegation Of Building $3m Hotel

Mr Nixus! May 16, 2017 0

By  ANDREW ESSIEN, Abuja The Governor of Zamfara State and Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Alh. Abdulaziz Yari has denied allegations of using monies from the Paris-London Club refunds to states to build a $3m

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Corruption Has Reached Epic Proportion In  Nigeria – Sultan

Corruption Has Reached Epic Proportion In Nigeria – Sultan

Mr Nixus! May 16, 2017 0

BY ANKELI EMMANUEL, Sokoto The Sultan of Sokoto and President General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) Sa’ad Abubakar III said yesterday that, the extent of corruption in Nigeria has becomes mind boggling 

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PDP Crisis: Sheriff Denies Filing Petition Against Supreme Court Justices

PDP Crisis: Sheriff Denies Filing Petition Against Supreme Court Justices

Mr Nixus! May 16, 2017 0

By Chibuzo Ukaibe, Abuja National chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sen Ali Modu Sheriff, yesterday refuted media reports that he filed a petition against the Supreme Court justices over the leadership crisis

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Enugu: Ogah Accepts Defeat, Congratulates Ikpeazu

Enugu: Ogah Accepts Defeat, Congratulates Ikpeazu

Mr Nixus! May 15, 2017 0

by MATTHIAS NWOGU, Umuahia The managing director,   Masters Energy former Abia State governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr Uche Ogah, has congratulated the Governor of Abia State, Dr

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Buhari’s Ill-health: Between Statesmanship And Parochial Interest

Buhari’s Ill-health: Between Statesmanship And Parochial Interest

Mr Nixus! May 15, 2017 0

In this report, MUYIWA OYINLOLA writes on the roles played by some stalwarts of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on President Muhammadu Buhari’s ill-health. Last February, they received accolades for visiting the then

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Group Counsels NASS Over Repealing NLNG Act

Group Counsels NASS Over Repealing NLNG Act

Mr Nixus! May 15, 2017 0

By Tunde Oguntola, Abuja A group, Initiative for Leadership and Economic Watch in Nigeria (ILEWN) has described moves by the National Assembly to amend the enabling act of the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas Limited

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2019: Enugu West Endorses Gov Ugwuanyi For Second Term

2019: Enugu West Endorses Gov Ugwuanyi For Second Term

Mr Nixus! May 15, 2017 0

By Nnamdi Mbawike, Enugu The people and leaders of Enugu West Senatorial District of Enugu State yesterday unanimously pledged to support the re-election bid of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi in 2019. Rising from an expanded

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APGA Chieftain, Bourdex, Call For Support To Governor Ikpeazu

APGA Chieftain, Bourdex, Call For Support To Governor Ikpeazu

Mr Nixus! May 14, 2017 0

The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) Senatorial candidate for Abia North zone in 2015, Chief David Ogba Onuoha (Bourdex) has called on Abians to join hands and support the Governor of the State, Dr

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Sold Assets: Wike, Amaechi Set For Battle Over Judicial Panel

Sold Assets: Wike, Amaechi Set For Battle Over Judicial Panel

Mr Nixus! May 14, 2017 0

BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA The recent judgement of the Appeal Court in Rivers State, which upheld  setting up of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry to investigate sale of valued assets of the state during the

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South East PDP Defection: Reasons And Implications

South East PDP Defection: Reasons And Implications

Mr Nixus! May 14, 2017 0

BY KINGSLEY OPURUM In this piece, KINGSLEY OPURUM X-rays the underlying rationale behind the defection of political big wigs from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South

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APC Commends Saraki, Dogara Over Release Of NASS Budget Details

APC Commends Saraki, Dogara Over Release Of NASS Budget Details

Mr Nixus! May 13, 2017 0

By Andrew Essien, Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended the decision of the Senate President and Chairman of the 8th National Assembly, Dr. Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of House of Representatives,

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Communicate Party’s Ideals Effectively, Oyegun Charges APC Image Makers

Communicate Party’s Ideals Effectively, Oyegun Charges APC Image Makers

Mr Nixus! May 12, 2017 0

The Chairman to the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has charged APC image makers across the federation to effectively communicate the party’s ideals, highlighting more, the gains of the APC-led government. Oyegun

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Jonathan Leads PDP Big Wigs To Halimat Babangida’s Wedding

Jonathan Leads PDP Big Wigs To Halimat Babangida’s Wedding

Mr Nixus! May 12, 2017 0

Former President  Goodluck Jonathan, including his wife, Patience on Friday led a  large delegation of former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders, governors, past and  serving senators to attend the wedding in Minna between Halima

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No Sanctuary In APC For People Running From The Law – Oyegun

No Sanctuary In APC For People Running From The Law – Oyegun

Mr Nixus! May 11, 2017 0

The national chairman of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) has stated that contrary to speculations, the party is not a safe haven for politicians and who may be having one case or the

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2019 Polls Will Be Better Than 2015 – Yakubu

2019 Polls Will Be Better Than 2015 – Yakubu

Mr Nixus! May 11, 2017 0

By Chibuzo Ukaibe, The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured that 2019 general election will surpass the successes recorded in 2015. The commission also declared that only Nigerians can determine their leaders at

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PMB’s Medical Leave And Tasks Before Acting President Osinbajo

PMB’s Medical Leave And Tasks Before Acting President Osinbajo

Mr Nixus! May 11, 2017 0

On Sunday night, President Muhammadu Buhari proceeded on medical vacation, leaving Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to take charge in acting capacity. JONATHAN NDA – ISAIAH reports that there are pending issues which require the

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APC To Organise Communications Workshop For Its Image

APC To Organise Communications Workshop For Its Image

Mr Nixus! May 10, 2017 0

By ANDREW ESSIEN The All Progressives Congress (APC) with support from the International Republican Institute (IRI) will host an External Communications Workshop for the Party’s state Publicity Secretaries in Abuja on Friday, May 12

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Why I Visited Osinbajo – Sambo

Why I Visited Osinbajo – Sambo

Mr Nixus! May 10, 2017 0

By Jonathan Nda-Isaiah  Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday met with former vice president, Namadi Sambo at the Presidential Villa. Speaking to State House Correspondents, the former vice president said he came to pay

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Abia Guber Tussle: Judiciary Charged On Consistency In Judgements

Abia Guber Tussle: Judiciary Charged On Consistency In Judgements

Mr Nixus! May 10, 2017 0

By ANDREW ESSIEN, Abuja The judiciary at various levels has been urged to be consistent and coherent in the dispensation of justice which is the basis of the reforms needed in this arm of

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Senator Enoh Dumps PDP For APC

Senator Enoh Dumps PDP For APC

Mr Nixus! May 10, 2017 0

By Ahuraka Isah and Solomon Ayado, Abuja The senator representing Cross River Central Senatorial District, John Owan Enoh, who was elected on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP in the senate yesterday

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PDP Has No Alternative Platform, Says Party’s BoT

PDP Has No Alternative Platform, Says Party’s BoT

Mr Nixus! May 10, 2017 0

By Chibuzo Ukaibe, Abuja Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)Board of Trustees (BoT) Senator Walid Jibrin, yesterday dispelled claims that its members have adopted a newly registered political party as its fall back

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Macron, Lessons For Nigeria

Macron, Lessons For Nigeria

Mr Nixus! May 10, 2017 0

LEADERSHIP EDITORS Independent centrist, Emmanuel Macron, has just been elected the 25th president of France having beaten the far-right National Party’s Marine Le Pen in the final round of the election. At 39, he

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Tension In Abia Over Alleged Bribery Plot In Governorship Tussle

Tension In Abia Over Alleged Bribery Plot In Governorship Tussle

Mr Nixus! May 8, 2017 0

By Ikechukwu Nzeribe   Supreme Court has fixed May 12 to deliver final judgment on the Abia state governorship tussle. Samson Ogah is challenging incumbent, Okezie Ikpeazu, on who was the qualified candidate of

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Ekiti 2018: Ojudus’s Whirlwind Shuttle For Peace, Good Governance

Ekiti 2018: Ojudus’s Whirlwind Shuttle For Peace, Good Governance

Mr Nixus! May 8, 2017 0

Like the Phoenix magical bird, the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Ekiti State is resurrecting to reclaim its mandate from the incumbent Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as Babafemi Ojudu, Special Adviser to the President

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