Personal financial lessons

Peter Obi Not everyone can govern a state, let alone have the courage to go against the existing norms to show frugality and resourcefulness in managing the affairs of a state, putting key projects and systems in place as well as leaving quiet a handful resources for one’s successor. With the realities of recession starring…

Candidate’s Pedigree Will Decide Who Succeeds Oshiomhole – Akenzua

Chairman, Benin Leaders of Thought (BLT), His Royal Highness, Ovbioba Edun Akenzua, the Enogie of Obazuwa has said only personal profile of the candidates jostling to succeed Governor Oshiomhole will define next week ‘s governorship poll  Speaking with newsmen in Benin city on expectations in the forthcoming election, Enogie Akenzua prayed the ancestors to give…

Ondo, APC and the Rest of Us

By Bola Ahmed Tinubu In Ondo we must close ranks to achieve victory. The future of the state and of the party in the state should never be held ransom to insignificant personal animosities and perceived slights. We all must focus on what is more precious than our personal ambitions and more durable than our…

Top 7 Funny Tweets about Lagos Rain and the Eclipse

Lagos has experienced a stormy couple of days this week and the wetter-than-usual week has definitely filled many Lagosians with angst and disdain — at least on Twitter, anyway. Most painful was the case of many having to miss viewing the September 1st solar eclipse as a result of heavy clouds and the rain. Read…

What Political Ideology For Nigeria?

Most governments and people approach politics through an ideology – a set of related ideas or an organized set of ideas that modify the people. A person’s idea or belief varies from the other’s but in politics, ideas are related to one another as well as modify and support each other. While individual ideology centres…

Edo Guber Watch: Voting right as burden of Edo electorate

From Tony Osauzo, Benin As the zero hour to the election approaches, the political parties and candidates preparing for the polls have adopted various methods of campaigning to drive home their messages to the people at the grassroots. From the open campaign strategy in public arena, the campaigns are now being intensified, with the candidates…

Nigeria’ll come out of recession, says Kumuyi

General Overseer of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry Pastor William Kumuyi yesterday said Nigeria would come out of recession.    He kicked against the notion of the Islamisation of Nigeria, saying nobody can impose any religion on anyone in the country today. Pastor Kumuyi, who is in Calabar for a crusade, said: “The information is…

Our party leaders are pursuing selfish, personal agendas – APC chieftain

  A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ekiti State, Chief John Filani, Thursday, accused the party’s leadership in the state of pursuing “selfish and personal interest.” Addressing reporters in Ado Ekiti, the state capital, Filani called for the reorganisation of the party ahead of the 2018 governorship election. Filani explained that if…

IGP bans deployment of mobile police to individuals

Pays N192m to 177 families of dead officers ACTING Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim K. Idris has banned the deployment of mobile police to individual citizens in the country, stating that the Police Force has a separate unit from where policemen are deployed for personal security, warning Commands’ Commissioners of Police, CPs to desist…

Tinubu: let’s close ranks for victory in Ondo

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu yesterday urged party members in Ondo State to unite and support the winner of the party’s ticket. “In Ondo we must close ranks to achieve victory. The future of the state and of the party in the state should never be held ransom to insignificant…

Ondo poll: APC must unite to dethrone a spent PDP-Tinubu

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu says the party in Ondo State must shun all forms of bickering and unite to dethrone a spent Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, which has held the people captive all these years. Tinubu, in a terse statement on Wednesday ahead of the…

Love trending this week- Google

Love is in the air this week. Love for queen, country, music, football, love of self, neighbour and love for a comedy movie icon, whose life was well spent, Google Trends reveals. Mr Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, the search engine’s Communications and Public Affairs Manager for Anglophone West Africa, said in a statement in Lagos on Wednesday…