MKO Abiola Would Have Been President If Not For ‘Bad Belle’ – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday said if not for “bad belle” – Nigerian colloquial for bad blood, the late philanthropist, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola would have become Nigerian President after the June 12, 1993 presidential election he presumably won. Obasanjo, 85, said this …

Wike drops hints on preferred presidential candidate

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has offered insights into the preferred presidential candidate he and his allies will support in the forthcoming poll. He said the individual must have a quality of keeping to his words and will not renege on any agreement entered into with …

Obi refuses to criticise IPOB at Chatham House

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, has detailed his plans towards quelling secessionist agitations and unrest across the country. Obi made his stance known yesterday during a media briefing at the Chatham House, in London. Various secessionist groups such as the …

Peter Obi at Chatham House, speaks on IPOB, insecurity, others

Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, has revealed his plan for tackling the Biafra agitation, including that by the outlawed secessionist group, IPOB. He made the disclosure while speaking at Chatham House in London on Monday. “I will talk and discuss with all agitators. There …

I’ll Sweep Away Corruption, Money Laundering – Tinubu

Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Tuesday said his administration will tackle the menace of money laundering and other forms of corruption if elected. The APC candidate said this during the party’s presidential campaign rally held in Ilorin, …

Gunmen Attack INEC Office In Enugu, Kill One Policeman

Gunmen have attacked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Enugu South Local Government Area, killing one police officer. “The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Enugu State, Dr. Chukwuemeka J. Chukwu, has reported that our office in Enugu South Local Government Area was attacked …