Everyone has a price when the price is right… By Abdullahi Haruna Haruspice

In this part of the world, when you align your interest with politicians or people in government, it automatically means you have been paid. When you see things from a different prism, it makes you a bigot and sellout. The worst tragedy that will befall you succumbs to the label of others. I have been around enough to understand that most times, popular opinions aren’t always the right palace of logic. And I will tell you why. I was sold to, a dangerous dummy of a man and without going…

Gov Bello Greets Gowon @85 ,Calls Him A Selfless Leader, Great Patriot

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has felicitated with former Military Head of State, Gen Yakubu Gowon, GCFR on the occasion of his 85th birthday, describing him as a great patriot, selfless and courageous leader who is committed to Nigeria’s unity and progress. In a birthday message which Yahaya Bello personally signed, the Governor also noted that Gen Yakubu Gowon belong to the grade of Africa’s outstanding leaders. “I rejoice with you today on the occasion of your 85th birthday. Undoubtedly, you have been a huge asset to our country and…

President Buhari Celebrates Gowon At 85, Says He Is A Living Legend, Symbol Of National Unity

President Muhammadu Buhari has  felicitated with former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, on his 85th birthday, he described him as a living legend and symbol of national unity. As  Nigeria’s youngest leader since Independence, President Buhari affirmed that Gen. Gowon’s visionary leadership style, wisdom and disciplined outlook kept the country as one, extolling the former Head of State for faith and steadfastness in God in times of adversity, and courageously pursuing the interest of majority Nigerians for a unified and stronger country. The President believed the elder statesman laid…

Gov Peter Obi Quotes That Set The Ruling Class on fire…

“To you young people, Take Back your Country…it is your future they are toying with”. – Peter Obi “I reduced my convoy to 5 vehicles and you cannot buy fuel unless I am in the car”.- Peter Obi “If I sleep in a hotel and have to pay N250k a night, I will be awake all night…feeling like I was robbed”. – Peter Obi “You know there are many big men in Anambra state, so when they want to see me, I say to them I will come to you…

26TH ANNIVERSARY : Gov Sani-Bello Felicitates With Emir Of Suleja

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has felicitated with the Emir of Zazzau Suleja, Malam Awal Ibrahim on the 26th anniversary of his ascension to the throne. In a congratulatory message issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mrs. Mary Noel Berje, the Governor eulogised the Emir described him as a peace loving person who propagated and personifies peaceful coexistence. “I join all Nigerlites to congratulate you on your 26th anniversary. We salute your courage and outstanding initiatives that have brought unity, peace and tolerance in your domain”.the Governor said.…

CLOSE-UP: What you didn’t know about Sunday Dare, the Jos man who replaced Dalung as sports minister

In 2001, a certain Nigerian of Yoruba descent was named the chief of the African Division at Voice of America (VOA) Hausa Service. Upon the appointment, there were protests that he could not be made the head of the Hausa service, seeing he was a Yoruba man. The Voice of America did not bulge, for their pick was a great guerilla journalist, who had stared the bullet in the face in the line of duty. This is Sunday Dare the new minister of youth and sports. Solomon Dalung, the ex-minister…

What You Know About The New Speaker, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila

Femi Gbajabiamila, representing Surulere I federal constituency in Lagos, on Tuesday, emerged the 9th Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives. He floored his main challenger who represents Chanchaga Federal Constituency, Umar Mohammed Bago. ‘Gbaja’, as fondly called, polled 283 votes to defeat Bago who garnered 76 votes out of the total votes cast. Gbajabiamila is a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) while Bago (also of the APC) was backed for the position by opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Olufemi Hakeem Gbajabiamila, the new Speaker was born on…

Life and Time of Chief Tony Anenih

Former Board of Trustees, BOT, Chairman, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Tony Anenih died on Sunday at the age of 85. Anenih was a Nigerian politician who was appointed Minister of Works and Housing in 1999. He was born in Uzenema-Arue in Uromi on 4 August, 1933. In 1951 he joined the Nigeria police force in Benin City. Working at home, he obtained secondary school qualifications. He attended the Police College in Ikeja, and was selected for further training in the Bramshill Police College, Basingstoke, England in 1966…

Google Doodle celebrates Stella Adadevoh’s 62nd posthumous birthday

Google on Saturday celebrated Stella Adadevoh, the physician whose expertise and heroic efforts helped curb the spread of Ebola in Nigeria in 2014. “Born in Lagos, Nigeria on this day in 1956, Dr Adadevoh descended from a long line of respected scientists and statesmen. “Dr Adadevoh completed her residency at Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) and West African College of Physicians and Surgeons before doing a Fellowship in London. “Following her fellowship in Endocrinology at Hammersmith Hospital, she returned to Lagos, where she spent 21 years at the First Consultants…

NIGER 2019 : Nasko picks Ndayako As Running mate

The 2019 Niger State PDP Gubernatorial Candidate, Umar Mohammed Nasko, has picked Bar. Mohammed Kudu Ndayako, as his running mate for the upcoming 2019 Governorship race. Mohammed Ndayako was chose after due consultation with PDP stakeholders who had also endorsed the nomination. Bar. Ndayako was born on the 12th August 1966, attended Government College Bida, Institute of Administration Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, University of Maiduguri for a law Degree, and Nigerian Law School Lagos. He also attended, University of Abuja for Masters in Public Administration,he was called to Bar in…