Author: Ifeanyi N.

The head of the German navy resigned late Saturday after coming under fire at home and abroad for comments he made on Ukraine and Russia. Speaking at an event in India on Friday, vice admiral Kay-Achim Schoenbach had said Ukraine would not regain the Crimean Peninsula, which Russia annexed in 2014. Schoenbach also said it was important to have Russia on the same side against China, and suggested that Russian President Vladimir Putin deserved “respect.” His comments, captured on video, caused anger in Ukraine, which summoned the German ambassador to complain. They also sparked consternation and a swift rebuke back…

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Ex-Rivers State governorship aspirant and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Prince Tonye Princewill has said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may return to power in 2023 if the APC is unable to resolve its internal crisis. Princewill, in a chat with newsmen in Lagos, said if the APC is unable to resolve its internal crisis before the 2023 elections, it will be possible for the former ruling party to take over the leadership of the country. The former guber aspirant anchored his position on the short memories of Nigerians, who may have forgotten what the PDP did…

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A foundation member of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr Osita Okechukwu has described the recent rejection of Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) overtures by former President Olusegun Obasanjo as a signal to another defeat in 2023 presidential election. Mr Okechukwu wondered whether PDP leaders have refused to understand that Nigerians are suspicious and were no longer interested in reinforcing the PDP’s share the money culture. He said it smacks of political incorrect move for a party, whose membership card was publicly shredded to go back asking for the support of the same statesman that rejected its association. Mr Okechukwu, who…

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The Social Democratic Party, SDP, national executive council has suspended its national chairman, Olu Ogunloye for alleged misconduct. SDP National Secretary, Shehu Gabam was also suspended. They were suspended for allegedly disregarding part of the provisions of the SDP constitution, especially Article 12.5 (iv) 12.2.2 (viii) and also Article 9.4. The party in its statement added that SDP’s deputy chairman, Adul Isaq, will immediately act as the interim chairman, while Simon Adesina steps in as the national secretary, pending the outcome of its convention. Part of the statement read: “The NEC observed the wanton disregard to the provisions of the…

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A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Toyin Amuzu has warned Nigerians and the people of Ogun State to reject the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) during the 2023 general elections. He said the party deceived Nigerians in 2015. Amuzu urged Nigerians, especially Ogun residents, to fully embrace the PDP as the only platform that could save the masses from the APC, which he said “has little or nothing to offer.” Amuzu stated this in a chat with the media during the visit of the National Chairman of the Party, Senator Iyorchia Ayu and members of his National…

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Sunday informed that she has canceled her wedding amid a new wave of Omicron cases in the country. “My wedding won’t be going ahead but I just join many other New Zealanders who have had an experience like that as a result of the pandemic,” Ardern said during a regular COVID-19 news conference today, CNN reported. She said that health authorities have reported nine Omicron cases in Motueka in a single-family household, CNN reported adding that the family travelled to Auckland to attend a wedding, a funeral, an amusement park, and a tourist…

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The Senior Pastor of Divine Mercy Church, Olatobiloba Peters has cautioned Bola Tinubu, a 2023 presidential aspirant against going ahead pursuing his ambition to become president. Pastor Peters said members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, would collect Tinubu’s money and vote against him. Speaking with the media, the clergyman said God showed him that APC members would use Tinubu’s money to push for the Vice President, Osinbajo to become president. Tinubu, who informed President Muhammadu Buhari of his intention to contest for the 2023 Presidency, had said the move was a life-long aspiration for him. The APC National Leader…

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The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Iyorchia Ayu, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration as clueless, saying the president has destroyed what his predecessor achieved between 1999 and 2003. Ayu said the current administration was piling eternal debts for the present and future generations, towards subjecting them to the servitude of slavery. While describing the present administration as wicked, the PDP Chairman blamed Buhari for Nigeria’s international reputation as an insecure country and the poverty capital of the world, a reversal of fortunes, which he measured, was the direct opposite of the achievements of former President Olusegun…

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has declared that he would never return to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, saying he has retired from partisan politics. The ex-president, who renounced his membership of the party in 2015, stated this when he received the PDP National Chairman, Iyorchia Ayu; and other stakeholders who paid him a visit on Saturday in Abeokuta, Ogun State. According to sources, the visit was targeted at returning the former president to the opposition party ahead of the 2023 general elections. But, Obasanjo, while addressing the stakeholders, said he had vowed to remain as a statesman. He, however, said…

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The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Iyorchia Ayu, is currently in a closed-door meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Ayu had on Saturday led four former governors and members of the PDP National Working Committee (NWC) to Obasanjo’s residence in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. The PDP leaders arrived at the former President’s Pent House residence at Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Oke Mosan, at about 12:25 pm. The PDP Vice Presidential candidate in 2019, Peter Obi; former Governors Sule Lamido of Jigawa, Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo, as well as Liyel Imoke and Donald Duke, both of…

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