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A letter to Sam By Azu Ishiekwene

Dear Chairman, It was about this time eight years ago, wasn’t it? I’m talking of course of when you took what was perhaps the most audacious, some may even say, most controversial political decision of your career at the time to run for the Presidency.  You had talked and written …

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Buhari congratulates former Defence Minister, Theophilus Danjuma at 85  

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former Minister of Defence, Lt. General Theophilus Danjuma as he clocks 85 years, noting that the one-time Chief of Army Staff “has remained active in the private sector, providing employment for many, and sharing his experience with institutions and governments in shaping development policies.” A …

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Buhari vows defence of democracy in Africa; Receives highest National Honors Award of Guinea Bissau 

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday reaffirmed the commitment of Nigeria to work with Guinea Bissau and other countries towards sustaining and strengthening democracy and good governance in the sub-region and the entire African continent. President Buhari gave the assurance in the course of a one-day State Visit to the embattled West …

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2023: Owerri stands still for Obi/Datti

The Peter Obi/Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed campaign train has taken Owerri, the Imo State capital by storm as a huge crowd of supporters of the Labour Party (LP) Presidential Candidate and his Running Mate came out in full force for the rally. Acknowledging the overwhelming love and support of the people …

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2023: Balogun trashes candidates’ manifestos

Prof. Murtala J. Balogun, former Director-General of The Administrative Staff College of Nigeria and until recently, Special Adviser to the President of the United Nations General Assembly, has berated the flagbearers of the major political parties for the quality of the manifestos they have so far released. In his contribution …

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When Ogbuehis of Umuariam Obowo celebrated departed Matriarch, Chief (Mrs.) Victoria Azuanuka Ogbuehi in grand style in USA

The Ogbuehis of Umuariam Obowo in Imo State, Nigeria, on Friday, November 11, 2022, put together a Celebration of Life ceremony that befits their great Matriarch, late Chief (Mrs.) Victoria Azuanuka Ogbuehi (nee Okonko). On that special day, their family members, relatives, friends and associates from far and near joined …

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Why we are detaining D’Banj – ICPC

By Philomina Attah Abuja, Dec. 7, The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has confirmed the detention of Oladipo-Daniel Oyebanjo, popularly known as  D’Banj, over ongoing investigation into diversion of N-Power programme funds. Mrs. Azuka Ogugua, the Commission’s spokesperson said this in a statement issued on Wednesday …

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