Zenith
Nigeria: 2015 - Amaechi Tasks Jega On Smooth Elections
Friday, 07 November 2014

Rivers State governor and Chairman of Nigeria Governors' Forum, Mr.

Chibuike Amaechi, yesterday, challenged the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega, to ensure the smooth conduct of elections next year.

Governor Amaechi spoke while addressing journalists at Government House, Port Harcourt, on the need for registered voters in the state to collect their permanent voter cards, PVCs, which would enable them, vote in the forthcoming elections.

  More...

Nigeria: Gov Akpabio Submits Form for Senate
Friday, 07 November 2014

Ahead of November 22 Senatorial primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governor Godswill Akpabio, of Akwa Ibom State,

yesterday, stormed the party's national Secretariat with his loyalists to support his expression of interest and nomination forms to contest the 2015 Ikot Ekpene Senatorial district election.

Speaking with Journalists yesterday at PDP Secretariat after submitting his forms, Akpabio who doubles as Chairman of PDP governors' forum, said the ambition of some state governors to seek election to the senate was not a threat to the re-election bid of serving senators.

  More...

AMINU WAZIRI TAMBUWAL’S DEFECTION AND THE QUESTION OF MORALITY
Friday, 07 November 2014

In one of my earlier comments in relation to this whining news of Aminu Waziri Tambawal’s defection, this is how I summarised the development:

His defection is regrettable - because it places him at par with other none ideological and unprincipled politicians - but it also highlights the level of intolerance and anti democratic forces bedevilling PDP. I have always insisted that we do not have political parties in Nigeria which you can ascribe any kind of ideology to. What we have, at best, can be regarded as political groups”.

  More...

PDP SHOULD BE VERY CAREFUL WITH TAMBUWAL
Friday, 07 November 2014

Every one of us knows that Aminu Waziri Tambuwal is only relatively young in age but that is where it stops. He has charisma like none other of

the young cream of politicians you get in the lower house.

His defection is regrettable - because it places him at par with other none ideological and unprincipled politicians - but it also highlights the level of intolerance and anti democratic forces bedevilling PDP. I have always insisted that we do not have political parties in Nigeria which you can ascribe any kind of ideology. What we have, at best, can be regarded as political groups.

  More...

NIGERIA’S FIRST FREE NEWSPAPER DEBUTS
Friday, 07 November 2014

A revolution is unfolding in the Nigeria media industry with a debut of the nation’s first ever free newspaper. The newspaper, Mailexpress made its debut on the newsstands on Sunday, November 2, 2014.

Mailexpress is a weekly newspaper (magazine in tabloid form) that will be on the newsstands every Sunday morning. Its philosophy is anchored on the social responsibility theory and development media theory. In essence, Mailexpress shall promote the virtues of accountability and transparency in governance.


  More...

Opinion Polls

What is your opinion about security in Nigeria for the past few weeks?
 
Should President Jonathan reinstate Justice Ayo Salami immediately?
 


Twitter Updates

Follow me on twitter
Advertisement
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Tom or Joy PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jonathan Elendu   
Monday, 07 August 2006

Abuja, Nigeria.

 

The search for the new Foreign Affairs Minister has narrowed down to two candidates. According to sources at the Presidency and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the President may have settled on one of two individuals for the replacement of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala who resigned as Nigeria’s Foreign Affairs Minister last week.

 

 

 

 

Elendureports.com was informed by usually reliable sources that Nigeria’s Ambassador to the Republic of Togo, Amb. Tom Aguiyi-Ironsi and the Director General of Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Joy Ogwo are the two leading candidates.

  

Amb. Tom Aguiyi-Ironsi hails from Umuahia, same as Okonjo-Iweala’s husband. Prof Joy Ogwo is from the Ibo speaking area of Delta State, which is also the former Minister’s native State. Tom Aguiyi-Ironsi is the son of Nigeria’s first military Head of State, Gen. Thomas Aguiyi-Ironsi. Although he met with the President yesterday and presented his resume, Amb. Aguiyi-Ironsi is also scheduled to meet with the President tomorrow.

  

Both candidates are highly regarded by their colleagues and others who are acquainted with them.

  

In a related development, Elendureports.com was reliably informed about a minor cabinet change that will be carried out by the President any moment from now.

  

Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

 
< Prev   Next >