North America

Vincent Ogbulafor’s exit pave way for Sambo’s nomination as V.P

President Goodluck Jonathan played a significant part in the resignation this week of the former national chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Codewit can exclusively reveal. President Goodluck Jonathan (L), with the former Pdp National Chairman,Vincent Ogbulafor: The president said Mr Ogbulafor must go. Photo: NAN A Wednesday meeting between the increasingly influential Governor’s […]

Law and Order

What is next for Nigeria?

The transition of power since the death of Nigerian President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua has been swift and efficient. Vice President Goodluck Jonathan, sworn in a day after the president’s passing, declared a week of mourning for his predecessor. It is unclear if Mr. Jonathan will seek to win the office in his own right in […]


PDP Chairman Chief Vincent Ogbulafor’s trial get big media play in Nigeria

Lagos, Nigeria – President Goodluck Jonathan’s nomination of Namadi Sambo as his Vice President-designate, the trial of the Chairman of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Vincent Ogbulafor, for corruption and the arrest of ex-governor James Ibori in far away United Arab Emirates dominated front pages in the Nigerian media this week. At the […]

Nigeria News

Nigeria: Lawmaker names vice presidential hopeful

ABUJA, Nigeria — A senior Nigerian legislator says lawmakers in the oil-rich nation will consider President Goodluck Jonathan’s pick for the vice presidency this week. In this May 6, 2010 photo, Kaduna state governor Namadi Sambo is seen during memorial services for Nigeria’s late president, in Katsina, Nigeria. Government sources tell Codewit NewsT hursday, May […]