Author: Viktoh Emeka

Poverty cannot divide us but it binds us; What divides us is corruption – Obasanjo Chief Olusegun Obasanjo   Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed that Nigeria will be consumed if the citizens make the wrong choice in the 2023 general elections. He spoke as the special guest of honour at the Wilson Badejo Foundation’s 15th annual lecture, with the theme, ‘Overcoming the twin challenges of poverty and insecurity in Nigeria’, held in Lagos on Wednesday, August 10, 2022. 2 cents from the Former president: Obasanjo expressed hope that if the right choice was made in 2023, Nigeria might witness progress.…

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“For me, it must come to the South,” Akeredolu said. Akeredolu The Governor of State Ondo, Rotimi Akeredolu has once again reiterated his stance that the next president of Nigeria must come from the South. Akeredolu stated this on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, night when he made an appearance on Channels Television’s Politics Today. Akeredolu’s interest in 2023 elections: According to him, he would be “alright” if either his part’s man Asiwaju Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) or Peter Obi of the Labour Party (LP) wins the 2023 presidential election. His interest comes as no surprise as he…

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Tinubu said it has become imperative to ask Obi to caution his supporters against spreading fakes news about him and other presidential candidates. Bola Tinubu of the APC and Peter Obi of the LP   Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the Presidential candidate of All the Progressives Congress (APC), has appealed to his Labour Party counterpart, Peter Obi, to caution his supporters from peddling falsehood, malice and denigrating him and other presidential candidates. Advice to Obi: Tinubu made this known in a statement by the Director of his Media and Communications, Bayo Onanuga, on Wednesday, August 10, 2022. The statement called on the former Anambra…

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Maeba said Wike also threatened that anyone who campaigned for Atiku in Rivers State without his permission would be dealt with. Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike   The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers State has dismissed claims that the State Governor, Nyesom Wike, banned its members from campaigning for the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar in the State. Did Wike ban state PDP men from supporting Atiku?: PDP State Publicity Secretary, Tambari Gbara, stressed that Wike never banned party chieftains from campaigning for Atiku in Rivers State. What Wike was accused of: Gbara was reacting to claims by a former Rivers Southeast Senator, Ledogo…

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List Separatist movements in Nigeria (INSIDE) President Muhammadu Buhari. President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, August 09, 2022, addressed separatist movements, passing the message that Nigeria will remain one nation. Speaking at the State House, Abuja, while receiving in audience former state chairmen of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), President Buhari said the country must not go to war again, in the name of agitation for separation. What you should know: Currently, separatist activities are notable in the country, with some southeasterners desirous of a Biafra sovereign nation, and others of southwest extraction clamouring for the creation of a Yoruba…

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Davido’s international hit ‘Fall’ has re-entered the Billboard Afrobeats Songs Chart on the chart dated August 13th, 2022. Davido After Davido’s show-stopping performance in Travis Scott’s London O2 concert on Saturday, 6th August 2022, his 2017 smash single ‘Fall’ has re-entered the Billboard Afrobeats Song Chart, ‘Fall’ re-entered the chart at 50th place. Before its re-entry, ‘Fall’ reached a peaked at 18th position and spent a total of 18 weeks on the charts. Its re-entry can be credited to the nostalgia the song drew from the audience at the O2 show. Billboard Afrobeats Songs Charts Dated August 13 When ‘Fall’ was released, it was part of…

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Melaye also said that Tinubu sees Nigerian presidency as retirement benefits. Dino Melaye. Former Kogi lawmaker, Dino Melaye, has alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, sees being Nigeria’s president as his “entitlement and retirement benefits”. Melaye argued that the former Lagos State Governor’s intentions of running for the exalted office were not altruistic but rather based on his quest to fulfill his “lifetime ambition.” In a video shared on his Facebook page, Melaye, who represented Kogi West in the 8th Senate, was responding to the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, over his…

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Wike’s loyalists argued that the current structure of the party’s leadership was skewed in favour of northerners. Gov Nyesom Wike of Rivers State. As part of the conditions to resolve the crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), party members that are loyal to Governor Nyesom Wike have called for the restructuring of the leadership of the party. The governor’s camp maintained that any efforts to address the rift between Wike and the presidential candidate of the party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, must include the restructuring of key positions in the party. The Complaint: Wike’s loyalists argued that the current structure of the…

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The BoT was said to have concluded at the reconciliation meeting yesterday that the demands by Wike’s camp were unrealistic. Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Nyesom Wike. The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) remains unresolved as the party’s Board of Trustees (BoT) failed to settle the disagreement between Atiku Abubakar and Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike. Before the reconciliation meeting Wike’s supporters’ had demanded the resignation of the party’s National Chairman, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu as part of the conditions for peace. But the Board of Trustees (BoT) rejected the demand during the reconciliation meeting held at the PDP…

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The government justified its decision to purchase vehicles for the neighbouring country. President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria   The Federal Government has defended its decision to disburse the sum of N1.15 billion for the purchase of 10 SUVs for the Republic of Niger. How it started: A report published by Sahara Reporters on Wednesday, July 3, 2022, revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari approved N1.15bn to buy 10 Toyota Land Cruiser V8 vehicles for the Nigerien government. It quoted records from the ‘appropriations’ page of the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning’s website which showed that in July 2022, N1,145,000,000 was approved for payment…

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