OP-ED: Between The Umbrella And The Broom … By … SOC Okenwa

OP-ED: Between The Umbrella And The Broom … By … SOC Okenwa

This weekend opens the Peoples Democratic Party’s national (elective) convention in Abuja. For weeks and months now following the victory of the Ahmed Markafi-led faction in the Supreme Court there has been high-wire politics and political intrigues trailing the convention. The stakes are as high as expectations for a new course to be charted by the foremost opposition party in the country. Positions are up for grabs including the National Chairmanship zoned to the south…

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I Did Not Insult Yoruba’s Says Wike

I Did Not Insult Yoruba’s Says Wike

The controversy trailing a comment credited to a former deputy national chairman (South) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and one of the aspirants, who withdrew from the race citing insult to the Yoruba race by the Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, Chief Olabode George, appeared to have been put to rest on Saturday, as the governor denied ever insulting the Yoruba. The governor, who spoke on sidelines of the national convention, maintained that he…

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OP-ED: What Does ‘Happiness’ Mean To Governor Okorocha? – By – Collins Ughalaa

OP-ED: What Does ‘Happiness’ Mean To Governor Okorocha? – By – Collins Ughalaa

I was still thinking of what the new Ministry of Happiness and Couples’ Fulfilment would entail, whether they would just duplicate the roles of the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, or anything like that, or take away the Welfare unit and hand them over to the new Happiness Ministry. I was still asking questions when I read that while Sam Onwuemeodo, Governor Okorocha’s Chief Press Secretary, was writing the press release on Monday…

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Isha Sesay Blast Gov. Okorocha For Appointing Sis As Minister

Isha Sesay Blast Gov. Okorocha For Appointing Sis As Minister

The British Female journalist  Isha Sesay came react on twitter following the news that Gov. Okorocha appoints his sister as Minister of Happiness She express her worries how Nigerians flee their country in search of better live and even get sold or killed, while the politicians gather up wealth for them self, She said. ”  Let me get this straight, Africans a sig no. of which are #Nigerians fleeing country in search of opportunity- winding up…

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Some Nigerians In Libya Not Willing To Return – FG

Some Nigerians In Libya Not Willing To Return – FG

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, says some Nigerians in Libya have refused to come home despite the ongoing slave trade. Onyeama disclosed this to State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council meeting presided by Yemi Osinbajo. According to him, the Federal government is currently in talks with officials of Nigeria’s Charge D’Affairs in Libya to repatriate more Nigerians, but that some Nigerians are unwilling to come back home He said, “The Federal…

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#MeToo Movement Named Time Magazine’s Person Of The Year

#MeToo Movement Named Time Magazine’s Person Of The Year

The anti-harassment #MeToo movement was named Time magazine’s Person of the Year. In the wake of revelations about Harvey Weinstein and other men, millions have shared their stories about being sexually harassed and assaulted. The announcement was made Wednesday on NBC’s Today show, where longtime host Matt Lauer was recently fired amid harassment allegations. Other finalists included Donald Trump, China’s president Xi Jinping and quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Time magazine had said last month that Trump was “incorrect”…

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Defection Of Atiku, Others Good Riddance To Bad Rubbish – Gov. Masari

Defection Of Atiku, Others Good Riddance To Bad Rubbish – Gov. Masari

The Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari, has on Tuesday, described the defection of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar and others from the All Progressives Congress, APC, to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as “good riddance to bad rubbish.” Masari said they should be allowed to go, adding that those defectors were not comfortable with the peoples’ policies introduced by President Muhammadu Buhari. He said the APC would not feel their absence. Atiku Abubakar recently…

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2019 Presidency: Buhari Will Defeat Atiku Mercilessly – Hon. Dimkpa / ORBITNEWS Updates

2019 Presidency: Buhari Will Defeat Atiku Mercilessly – Hon. Dimkpa / ORBITNEWS Updates

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon Enyia Dimkpa, has come down hard on former Vice President Atiku Abubakar over reports that he said that he could defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 general election if he clinches the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), insisting that Buhari would defeat Atiku, mercilessly. In an exclusive interview with ORBITNEWS TV in Abuja on Tuesday, Hon Dimkpa said he was confident that, based…

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OP-ED: Now That Atiku Has Gone Beyond The Last Bus Stop … By… Jerome M. Utomi

OP-ED: Now That Atiku Has Gone Beyond The Last Bus Stop … By… Jerome M. Utomi

That Atiku Abubarka has resigned his membership of the All Progressive Congress(APC) is no longer  news. The interesting aspect of this episode is that as speculated, he has finally reunited with his former party, the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP). To Atiku and his teaming supporters scattered across the states of the federation, it is more of a homecoming as he explained that the issue that made him leave the PDP in 2013 has been resolved. With…

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Zero Tolerance For Corruption In My Second Term- Obiano

Zero Tolerance For Corruption In My Second Term- Obiano

Willie Obiano, Anambra State Governor,  gave an insight on Tuesday  how his second term would turn out, using the term  “tough.” The Governor will be sworn in on March 17, 2018 following his victory in the November 18 election in the state where he polled 234,071 votes to defeat closest contestant Tony Nwoye of the All Progressives Congress, who scored 98,752 votes. Mr. Oliver Okpala, the governor’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Strategic Communications,  In…

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