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You can’t judge Buhari in two months — Fred Agbeyegbe

Call him a playwright, lawyer, author or activist and you will not be wrong. Chief Fred Agbeyegbe, who turns 80 years on Wednesday is many things to many people depending on the angle you are viewing him from. In this engaging interview, he speaks on the state of the nation, his experience in the last eight decades, how to check…

Buhari will probe Jonathan’s govt – Presidency

By Levinus Nwabughiogu There are many questions Nigerians are craving answers to concerning the Buhari administration. For instance, why  hasn’t the government  appointed Ministers  six  weeks after it was inaugurated? Why would President Muhammadu Buhari, as the  leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, not intervene in the free- for- all at the National Assembly? Is he disappointing the South-West zone which  massively…

Reps resume, set to boil again: Gbajabiamila will not be Minority Leader, Dogara insists

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru The House of Representatives is expected to resume on Tuesday after  three weeks break occasioned by the leadership crisis bordering on the sharing of principal offices. But emerging signals indicate that the House will not resume for plenary on the said date as the lingering crisis is yet to be resolved and may now resume on Tuesday, July…

Why Buhari axed Service Chiefs ahead of US visit!

By Kingsley Omonobi It was a sack signed and sealed by Boko Haram. President Muhammadu Buhari merely delivered it. Months before they were relieved of their appointments, last week, even the worst analysts of the Nigerian military had seen it coming. FROM LEFT: CHIEF OF AIR STAFF, AIR-VICE MARSHAL SADIQUE ABUBAKAR; CHIEF OF NAVAL STAFF, REAR ADMIRAL IBOK-ETE EKWE IBA;…

Underrating Obasanjo was PDP’s undoing — Bode Mustapha

By Kolade Larewaju Hon. Bode Mustapha was in the House of Representatives between 1999 and 2003 under the aegis of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) before defecting to the PDP where he rose to become the National Auditor of the party. Chief Mustapha who has since left the PDP to join the All Progressive Congress (APC) in this interview says…

EDO 2016: Oshiomhole, APC contenders and the fear of the PDP defectors

*The Ogbemudia search group By Simon Ebegbulem, Benin-City The question on the lips of  Edo people  is, who succeeds Governor Adams Oshiomhole when his second term  ends on November 12, 2016? For the people, this is very important so that the state will not go back to the years of under development and inactivity. However, the Comrade Governor has been…

Victor Umeh: APGA survived plot to kill it in the South-East

*On NASS leadership polls: APC punished for its naivety By Olayinka  Ajayi Chief Victor Umeh, the  immediate past National Chairman of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), is a life member of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the party, alongside former APGA National Secretary, Alhaji Sani Shinkafi. In this interview, Umeh bares his mind on the new leadership of…

What Buhari should tell Obama —Hon. Agbonayinma

Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief The relationship between Nigerian and the United States of America in the last part of the last administration was anything but cordial.   It got so bad that at a point the United States bluntly   refused to sell to Nigeria, badly-needed arms with which Nigeria could fight Boko Haram.   America did not only refuse the…

Sacked Service Chiefs took loyalty to Jonathan too far

Simon Ebegbulem, Benin City Brig. General Don Idada Ikponmwen is a former Provost Marshal of the Nigerian Army and also its former Director, Legal Services. Idada, who was  involved in several legal battles in the Army, including the prosecution of  three admirals over the missing  African Pride oil tanker  in 2003, expresses  shock over the Federal High Court’s recent declaration which…

Why Buhari should not discard key areas of the National Conference report — Prof Azinge

By Hugo Odeiogor Prof. Epiphany Azinge, a former Director General of Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, (NIALS), was, recently, appointed as a member of the Commonwealth Secretariat of Arbitration Tribunal (CSAT). In this interview, Azinge speaks on political developments in Delta State and Nigeria. The governor of Delta State Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, recently, cried out that he inherited a…

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