Abraham Adesanya 1922-2008

Some years ago,I was at the launch of Freedom Jail,a book written by Ayo Opadokun, a former NADECO chieftain. One of the special guests was the late Pa Abraham Adesanya (1922-2008), a lawyer,politician and activist who contributed to the achievement of Nigeria’s return to democracy. I will never forget the story Pa Adesanya told everyone […]

Latest News:Oshiomhole sacks commissioners,Special Advisers

Latest News:Oshiomhole sacks commissioners,Special Advisers

Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, on Friday sacked all his commissioners and special advisers. Oshiomhole, who addressed a valedictory session of the State Executive Council in Benin, thanked all its members for assisting in the delivery of his programmes in his first term as well as ensuring his re-election. The governor made the surprise announcement […]

BREAKING NEWS:PRESIDENT JONATHAN SACKS NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER,OTHERS

BREAKING NEWS:PRESIDENT JONATHAN SACKS NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER,OTHERS

The news fast making this headlines now is that Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has finally sacked the national security adviser, General Andrew Owoeye Azazi (retd).He has been replaced by Col. Sambo Dasuki, also a retired military man.Unlike Azazi who hails from the South-South, Dasuki’s profile shows he is from the Sokoto caliphate.It is widely believed […]

MONEY RAIN FOR IMOKE TONIGHT AT TRANSCORP HILTON, ABUJA

MONEY RAIN FOR IMOKE TONIGHT AT TRANSCORP HILTON, ABUJA

  Today, there would be a gathering of business moguls and policians at the Congress Hall,Transcorp Hilton, Abuja at  the fundaraising ceremony in honour of  former Governor of Cross Rivers State, Mr. Liyel Imoke. The event according to information available to gistmaster, would starts at 7 P.M under the chairmanship of Chief Tony Anenih,a chieftain […]

LATEST NEWS:THOSE WHO FUND BOKO HARAM UNCOVERED

LATEST NEWS:THOSE WHO FUND BOKO HARAM UNCOVERED

This followed the recent arrest of key members of the sect and appointment of a new police chief in Nigeria. Nigerian agents appear to have made a major discovery in their investigations into the sources of funding of the Boko Haram Islamic sect. According to the Nigerian Tribune newspaper, the State Security Service (SSS) and […]

LATEST NEWS:MATTEW MBU IS DEAD

LATEST NEWS:MATTEW MBU IS DEAD

  Chief Mattew Mbu, an elder statesman and retired diplomat is dead.The death has been confirmed by members of his immediate family through a press statement which was made available to the media  today. Ambassator Mbu died at the age of 82 in London.He would have been 83 on November 20 this year. The burial […]

SUPREME COURT SACKS FIVE STATE GOVERNORS IN NIGERIA

SUPREME COURT SACKS FIVE STATE GOVERNORS IN NIGERIA

  Abuja – Nigeria’s Supreme Court on Friday sacked five ruling party state governors for over-staying their positions in a move that has added to confusion in a nation reeling under security woes. The ruling, which overturns a decision by a lower court, affects governors from President Goodluck Jonathan’s ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) who […]

OFFICIAL STATEMENT BY NIGERIA’s FINANCE MINISTER ON ALLEGED PLAN TO RESIGN OVER SUBSIDY REMOVAL

OFFICIAL STATEMENT BY NIGERIA’s FINANCE MINISTER ON ALLEGED PLAN TO RESIGN OVER SUBSIDY REMOVAL

It has come to our notice that a well coordinated campaign of calumny against the Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, founded on outright lies and despicable distortions is being executed by cowardly persons hiding behind the ongoing controversy over the government’s decision to deregulate the petroleum sector.   For obvious reasons, the […]