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National Convention: Okorocha should accept his fate or APC – Uwajumogu

National Convention: Okorocha should accept his fate or APC – Uwajumogu Ahead of the National Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Benjamin Uwajumogu has said that the fate of Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State is sealed with the inauguration of elected state officials of the party. What is your take on the change of date for democracy Day?  ...... more

Nigerian Army, Ohanaeze and South East governors know the whereabouts of Nnamdi Kanu — IPOB

Nigerian Army, Ohanaeze and South East governors know the whereabouts of Nnamdi Kanu — IPOB The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB has not only subtly refused to back down on their agitation for a Biafran nation, they have also continued to call for a referendum insisting that is the only way to calm nerves. In an interview with our Correspondent, PAMELA EBOH, IPOB’s Media and Publicity Secretary,...... more

SPECIAL INTERVIEW: How Abiola died and those who killed him -- Personal physician

SPECIAL INTERVIEW: How Abiola died and those who killed him -- Personal physician Dr Ore Falomo, Medical Director of Maryland Specialist Hospital, was the personal physician to the late business mogul and politician, Chief MKO Abiola. In this interview with KUNLE ODEREMI and KASALI QUDUS, he speaks Abiola, Obasanjo. And other issues.  There is still excitement in many quarters, following the Federal Government decision...... more

Buhari: A hope betrayed — Dansallah •Why he dumped APC for PDP

Buhari: A hope betrayed — Dansallah •Why he dumped APC for PDP “Nigerians were seeing Buhari as somebody who was coming to salvage a situation. They had almost 100 per cent confidence that when Buhari emerges, things are going to change in this country. But now, as you can see, the reverse is the case. It is even worse.” Hon. Isah Dansallah was...... more

Africa is lagging behind the rest of world in terms of investments in STEM education — Microsoft’s Celine Bremaud

Africa is lagging behind the rest of world in terms of investments in STEM education — Microsoft’s Celine Bremaud Celine Bremaud, Sales, Marketing and Operations VP, Microsoft Middle East and Africa, recently spoke to Victor Onyeka-Ben on the company’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education programme. Excerpts: Question: What is the level of acceptance of STEM education in Africa? How has your program impacted on women in the continent? Has...... more

2019 polls will make or mar Nigeria — Primate Ayodele

2019 polls will make or mar Nigeria — Primate Ayodele Primate Babatunde Elijah Ayodele (JP), Prophet and Spiritual Leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Oke Alfa-Ejigbo, Isolo, Lagos State, lives more for the down-trodden and spends a greater part of his resources to feed the poor. In an exclusive interview with News Express, he speaks with candour and boldness as he...... more

Why I dumped Oba title for ‘Emir’ — Oluwo

Why I dumped Oba title for ‘Emir’ — Oluwo The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba AbdulRasheed Akanbi, is known for his outspokenness and passion for public discourses bordering on controversies. In this interview by Nigerian Tribune’s TUNDE BUSARI, he speaks on how he appears inseparable from controversies, among other issues.   You have spent two years and five months on the...... more

How PDP will defeat APC in 2019 — Secondus

How PDP will defeat APC in 2019 — Secondus Prince Uche Secondus is the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In this exclusive interview he granted Daily Trust, he hinted on a likely alliance with the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and the much touted ‘Third Force,’ bared his mind on the All Progressives Congress (APC), discussed the state...... more

Why I want to govern Imo again — Ohakim

Why I want to govern Imo again — Ohakim Former Imo State Governor, Dr Ikedi Ohakim, recently declared his intention to return to the Government House in 2019. He also courted controversy when he said that Governor Rochas Okorocha was owing judges in Imo State 16 months salaries and threatened to mobilise the people and go naked to protest against...... more

Shocking confessions of a serial killer: I killed over 100 people •Details of atrocities

Shocking confessions of a serial killer: I killed over 100 people •Details of atrocities Earlier this year, Mr Adeola Williams a.k.a Ade Lawyer was arrested by operatives attached to the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Special Intelligence Response Team (IRT) for alleged assassinations. He confessed to many crimes, stressing that he was often hired by top politicians and influential Nigerians. He mentioned Rafiu Akanni a.k.a...... more

Imo guber: APC’ll lose if Okorocha fields son-in-law — Uwajimogu

Imo guber: APC’ll lose if Okorocha fields son-in-law — Uwajimogu Senator Ben Uwajimogu, represents Imo North at the National Assembly on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). In this interview culled from Daily Sun, he advised the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party to heed President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent warning that they should not allow imposition of...... more

We are prepared to host Africa — DG, Bayelsa MEDA

We are prepared to host Africa — DG, Bayelsa MEDA Bayelsa State is set to host global leaders storming Yenagoa, the state capital, within the week for the 2018 Africa SME Roundtable. Mr Ebiekure Jasper Eradiri, Director-General of Bayelsa State Microfinance and Enterprise Development Agency (BYMEDA), briefed newsmen on the three-day event. For the benefit of those who have never heard of...... more

Why Magu is after me — Ex-Pension boss Abdulrasheed Maina •Resurfaces in Kaduna; reveals how top govt. officials stole N4.179bn every month

  Why Magu is after me — Ex-Pension boss Abdulrasheed Maina •Resurfaces in Kaduna; reveals how top govt. officials stole N4.179bn every month Abdulrasheed Maina, Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Force, resurfaced on Sunday in Kaduna, granting an interview with select media organisations, including News Express. He spoke on why the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is after him and those behind his controversial sack and reinstatement. Excerpts: There was a...... more

Where is my son? — Obasanjo’s wife •Petitions police as son abandons matrimonial home months after controversial wedding

Where is my son? — Obasanjo’s wife •Petitions police as son abandons matrimonial home months after controversial wedding Sometime last year the wife of the former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Mrs Taiwo Obasanjo, filed a suit in an Ikeja High Court, seeking to stop the wedding of her son Olujonwon scheduled for May, but she lost the suit. Mrs. Obasanjo’s objection to the timing of the wedding based on...... more

Politicians buy arms for herdsmen — Bodejo, Miyetti Allah President •Says group to resist plot to stop Buhari’s 2nd term

Politicians buy arms for herdsmen — Bodejo, Miyetti Allah President •Says group to resist plot to stop Buhari’s 2nd term Since the New Year, 2018 was ushered in, no issue has dominated public discourse as the killings following the clashes between farmers and the Fulani herdsmen in various parts of the country. But one man whose name is considered to be at the centre of the conflict is the National President, Miyetti...... more

Name EFCC HQ after Ekwueme — Prof. Ozokwelu

Name EFCC HQ after Ekwueme — Prof. Ozokwelu Prof. Dickson Ozokwelu – a renewable energy expert with over 40 years experience in diversified chemical engineering and management – is currently in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the United States’ Department of Energy Headquarters in Washington DC. Prior to his current position, Ozokwelu has held senior engineering and...... more

Teachers’ Sack: No amount of protests will make us change our position – El-Rufai

Teachers’ Sack: No amount of protests will make us change our position – El-Rufai Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State is sticking to his guns as far as his administration’s decision to fire over 21,000 teachers in the state. In an interview on Channels Television’s News At 10 on Thursday, the governor explained why he is convinced he is doing the right thing, despite the...... more

Re-electing Obiano as Governor means total liquidation of Anambra State — APGA chieftain Nwobu Alor

Re-electing Obiano as Governor means total liquidation of Anambra State — APGA chieftain Nwobu Alor Chief Sylvester Nwobu Alor is a second Republic lawmaker and former Director-General of Peter Obi Campaign Organisation. He is a founding chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APGA) and former Special Assistant (SA) to the immediate past Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi. He spoke on the November 18, 2017...... more

EXPLOSIVE INTERVIEW: Bianca killed my father — Ojukwu Jnr

EXPLOSIVE INTERVIEW: Bianca killed my father — Ojukwu Jnr Anambra State politics has become a personalised game where the standard bearers are used as a weapon of war. And at the centre of it all is late Dim Emeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, who has become a kind of perennial victim. In part 1 one of an indepth interview with Senior Correspondent...... more

Nigeria’s unity desirable, but negotiable — Dickson

Nigeria’s unity desirable, but negotiable — Dickson Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, recently made history when he drove to Aleibiri in Ekeremor LGA, the first time ever a  vehicle would reach the community, thanks to his Government's construction of the Sagbama, Ekeremor, Agge Road. The Governor took time off after the historic drive  to vent his...... more

Obi unmasks Obiano •Exposes his lies and explains why he does not deserve re-election

Obi unmasks Obiano •Exposes his lies and explains why he does not deserve re-election In a no-holds-barred interview which he granted Vanguard, immediate past Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, unmasked his successor, Governor Willie Obiano, exposing his lies and explaining why he does not deserve re-election. According to him, “What we have today is that if you ask him the roads constructed, he...... more

Buhari should give SGF position to an Igbo man — Hon. Onyeagocha

Buhari should give SGF position to an Igbo man — Hon. Onyeagocha Hon. Uche Onyeagocha is a journalist’s delight any time, any day. The former House of Representatives member was engaged by some journalists in Aba during the recent 57th Town Hall Meeting organised by the Igbo Presidency Organisation of Nigeria (IPON). Question: How do you react to the issue of marginalisation of...... more

Italian priest kidnapped in Benin City

Italian priest kidnapped in Benin City An Italian priest has been kidnapped at gunpoint in Nigeria, where he has been working for three years, Italian news reports said Friday. The 63-year-old Maurizio Pallu was taken with four others after arriving Thursday in Benin City in the country’s south, the news agency ANSA and Avvenire, the newspaper and...... more

The security Anambra is enjoying today was as a result of the efforts of Peter Obi — Ex-Police Commissioner Amusa Bello

The security Anambra is enjoying today was as a result of the efforts of Peter Obi — Ex-Police Commissioner Amusa Bello Former Commissioner of Police in Anambra State from 2006 to 2010, Alhaji Amusa Bello, in this interview with Mabel Benson of THISDAY newspaper, speaks on what it was like during his eventful tenure fighting kidnapping, violent crimes, armed robbery and the various steps taken that culminated in improved security in Anambra....... more

Senators, Reps sucking Nigeria dry with their jumbo salaries, allowances — Prof. Sagay

Senators, Reps sucking Nigeria dry with their jumbo salaries, allowances — Prof. Sagay Prof Itse Sagay (SAN), Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) Chairman, is as tough as they come. An activist to the core, he is frank and down-to-earth and for this, he has incurred the Senate’s wrath. But he is not perturbed. He tells Joseph Jibueze, in this interview culled from The...... more

Why I want to be Governor of Anambra State — Obaze •Lists priorities

Why I want to be Governor of Anambra State — Obaze •Lists priorities Oseloka Henry Obaze is a renowned international public servant. He served as the Secretary to the Government of Anambra State under governors Peter Obi and Willie Obiano before he voluntarily pulled out. In this interview with select journalists, he spoke about his life as a public servant and why he is contesting...... more

The time has come to move Plateau State forward — Yillah •Hails Jang, charges Lalong to develop agric, tourism

The time has come to move Plateau State forward — Yillah •Hails Jang, charges Lalong to develop agric, tourism Mr Dennis Yillah, an international businessman, with operations in Lagos and Jos, prides self as a freeborn Plateau State citizen. In this encounter with THERESA MOSES, he commends ex-governor, Air Commodore Jonah David Jang (retd) and Rep Beni Lar, as he challenges the incumbent governor to create an enabling environment that would attract investors...... more

We don’t have enough money to execute projects – Amaechi

We don’t have enough money to execute projects – Amaechi Transportation Minister, Chibuike Amaechi, recently had an interactive session with some online journalists in Abuja. He highlighted some challenges confronting the Ministry, particularly funding. He also gave an update on the rail transport projects across the country. MAYOWA OKEKALE, News Express Correspondent, was part of the team that interviewed him. Excerpts:  Q....... more

Nigeria won’t become a better place until we stop cutting corners and do the right things — Philanthropist Edna Aina Owolabi

Nigeria won’t become a better place until we stop cutting corners and do the right things — Philanthropist Edna Aina Owolabi Mrs. Edna Aina Owolabi is known for the roles she plays in the lives of the downtrodden around the Mogadishu layout in the City Metropolis of Kaduna. As a philanthropist, she opens the doors of her eatery to the poor around her every Thursday to feed freely. In this interview, Mrs. Owolabi...... more

The foundation Peter Obi laid for Anambra is crumbling — Gov. Obiano’s ex-Campaign DG Joe Martin Uzodike •Also unmasks Victor Umeh

The foundation Peter Obi laid for Anambra is crumbling — Gov. Obiano’s ex-Campaign DG Joe Martin Uzodike •Also unmasks Victor Umeh Joe Martin Uzodike is a lawyer. A former Special Adviser to Chief Jim Nwobodo in the Second Republic, Commissioner for Information under Mr. Peter Obi, governorship candidate in the state, and  the DG of Governor Willie Obiano’s Campaign Organization, he recently spoke to selected journalist on a wide range of issues....... more

 

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