I’ll leave office if not re-elected – Jonathan

I’ll leave office if not re-elected – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has urged Nigerians to accept the postponement of the general elections in “good faith.” The president, in a statement by his spokesperson, Reuben Abati, on Sunday also said he holds the May 29, 2015 handover date sacrosanct and remains committed to leaving office if he is not re-elected. The statement reads: “Following the adjustment of the dates for the 2015 general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from February 14…

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Urhobo nation passes vote of confidence on Upu leadership.

Urhobo nation passes vote of confidence on Upu leadership.

Mosogar—A congress of the working organs of Urhobo nation, at home and in the Diaspora, consisting of the executive committees of its apex body, the Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, the Women (Eghweya) Wing, the Elders/Leaders (Ekpako Urhobo) Wing, the Youths (Ighele Urhobo) Wing and the 24 Presidents-General of the 24 kingdoms of Urhoboland, has passed a vote of confidence on the leadership of UPU, which has Chief Joseph Omene as its President-General and Chief Albert…

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Imo traditional council rulers overwhelmingly support Jonathan .

Imo traditional council rulers overwhelmingly support Jonathan .

The Imo Traditional Council on Saturday promised President Goodluck Jonathan their votes in next month’s presidential election. Obi of Obinugwu,‎ Eze Cletus Ilomuanya ‎, made the promise when Jonathan led his campaign team on a courtesy visit to the royal father’s palace in Owerri, Imo State capital. “It is when you return that they will know your worth. We are going to give you the royal blessings and the oldest traditional ruler is here and…

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Pregnant woman, 7 others die in Onitsha auto crash

Pregnant woman, 7 others die in Onitsha auto crash

ONITSHA—No fewer than seven persons, including a pregnant woman, yesterday in Onitsha, Anambra State, lost their lives, while about 15 others sustained various degrees of injuries in an accident involving a tanker and other vehicles. The accident, according to an eyewitness, occurred when a fuel-laden tanker, descending Awka Road, had brake failure and rammed into vehicles at Anambra Broadcasting Service, ABS/Awka Road traffic light junction. According to the source, the driver, in a bid to…

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UNN Morns Achebe

UNN Morns Achebe

UNN mourns Achebeon april 03, 2013 at 11:17 pm in achebe: exit of a literary giant Management, staff and students of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, are in a state of mourning following the death of world renowned literary icon, Prof. Chinua Achebe. Consequently, the Faculty of Arts of the institution has opened a condolence register for students, staff and well wishers of the literary colossus at the faculty building. Late Prof Chinua Achebe…

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NIGERIA; February elections rigging plan leaked.

NIGERIA; February elections rigging plan leaked.

WHY WE MUST NOT RELENT: FEBRUARY ELECTIONS- SYSTEMIC RIGGING AFOOT. The INEC recently released a report that about 71% of the total available PVCs have been collected. What’s worrisome is not the percentage which I think is actually not bad but the distribution. Here is the statistics by the zones: The NORTH WEST – 12, 013, 961 The SOUTH WEST – 6, 270, 736 The SOUTH SOUTH – 5, 756, 018 The NORTH CENTRAL –…

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