On the surface all appears to be well, but a search reveals deep seated animosity that has suddenly polarized the PDP in Cross River State into North-South divide in the aftermath of the zoning of the governorship position to the Northern Senatorial District. A tug of war is raging silently between the two districts following the entrance of Chief Gershom Bassey, from the south, into the race despite his endorsement late last year of the decision by an enlarged caucus of the PDP in the state to zone the office to the North which is yet to produce a governor in the political history of the state.
ONE of the few surviving nationalists and former Minister of Aviation in the first republic, Chief Mbazulike Amaechi has revealed how he hid the foremost South African nationalist and former president of South Africa, Chief Nelson Mandela for six months in Nigeria to evade his arrest by officials of the apartheid regime in that country. […]
A group, the Niger Delta Youth Initiative for Positive Change, has appealed to Nigerian youths to desist from insulting the countryâ€™s President on Facebook and other social media. The group said some Nigerians had taken delight in using abusive words against President Goodluck Jonathan, adding that such attitude was not common in other countries. National […]
His recent posturing has revealed the governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babatunde Fashola as much of a politician as an administrator. Ojo M. Maduekwe writes Has anyone noticed a trend with the Governor of Lagos State, BabatundeFashola, lately? Have you wondered why he’s taken every occasion to criticise the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan? Perhaps, […]