Day: January 1, 2019

Breaking! One Drowns At Oniru Beach

There was pandemonium at the Oniru Beach and Resort on Tuesday as one of the holiday makers drowned amidst merry making at the beach. The tragedy which struck at about 5:45pm saw the divers numbering about four diving into the waters to rescue the drowned young man. Although as at the time of filing this […]

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How I Achieved Greatness With Luck – Tony Elemelu

In this new year message, Tony Elemelu shares his story and how his encounter with luck changed everything about him. In business, the role luck plays in success and personal achievement is rarely discussed. If luck is mentioned, it is done with slight condescension, and usually dismissed as a product of hard work, not deserving […]

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See Pope Francis Message to the World on New Year Day

Good politics is at the service of peace   1. “Peace be to this house!” In sending his disciples forth on mission, Jesus told them: “Whatever house you enter, first say, ‘Peace be to this house!’ And if a son of peace is there, your peace shall rest upon him; but if not, it shall return […]

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APC Tasks Nigerians on Positive Possibilities

Ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has felicitated with Nigerians in the New Year and urged them to look forward to 2019 with great optimism and positive possibilities. Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC National Publicity Secretary, said in a statement in Abuja, while welcoming Nigerians into the New Year. He said that President Muhammadu Buhari was poised […]

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Ortom Lists Reason for Defecting to PDP

By Akilani Abdullah Gov Samuel Ortom, on Monday in Makurdi, during the flag-off of his governorship campaign,revealed reasons why he defected from the ruling All Progressive Congress to main opposition Peoples Democratic Party. Recall that Ortom won his election on the platform of the APC where he defected, after losing the PDP governorship ticket in […]

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How The World Welcomed 2019

Revellers welcomed 2019 with fireworks displays and festivities as a celebratory wave swept westward across the globe from Asia to Europe and Africa. The Americas will be the last to celebrate  the conclusion of a tumultuous year, as they are five hours behind. Monday’s celebrations kicked off with Sydney hosting its biggest-ever pyrotechnics display and […]

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Why I’m Being Hounded in APC – Okorocha

By Akilani Abdullah Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Monday shared what he described as the reason of his trajectory in the ruling all Progressive Congress. According to him, his continuous harassment by the APC is unconnected to his 2023 presidential ambition. He, however noted that despite the orchestrated plot against his political career, he […]

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Why We Can’t Pay N30,000 as New Minimum Wage – Govs

By Akilani Abdullah Governors on Monday revealed why it would be hard to pay the N30,000 minimum wage insisted by the Nigeria Labour Congress. According to the governors, the paucity of funds and other limitations from many states would hinder the payment of the proposed new minimum wage. The governors, under the aegis of Nigeria […]

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Offa Robbery: Prove Your Allegation – Saraki dares Lai Mohammed

  Yusuph Olaniyonu, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has advised Alhaji Lai Mohammed to stop using the tragic loss of lives in the Offa robbery as a political tool. This is even as he dared him to prove his claim that subsequent broadcasts of the Senate President’s […]

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We are Moving From Potentials to Actualization in 2019, Says Buhari

… Says 2019 Election Not -Do- Or Die By Akilani Abdullah President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday shared optimism that year 2019 will be a very significant one for Nigeria and Nigerians. According to him, the new year will be a year the Nigeria will move from being a potential country to actualising it dream and […]

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