Chinenye Ogbonna

  • Photo of I’m not desperate to be President – Peter Obi

    I’m not desperate to be President – Peter Obi

    Former Anambra Governor Peter Obi has said that he is not “desperate” to become Nigeria’s president.On Thursday, the former governor resigned from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).On Friday, Obi announced his decision to join the Labour Party, claiming that the party will help Nigeria become a manufacturing powerhouse.Speaking in an interview on Arise TV, he said he is only desperate to see the country work particularly for the sake of youths.“I’m not desperate to be president. I’m desperate to see Nigeria work, especially for the youths of this country,” he said.When asked if the PDP is not the right vehicle…

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  • Photo of The contest has been obscenely monitized – Hyatu-deen says as he withdraws from PDP Presidential race

    The contest has been obscenely monitized – Hyatu-deen says as he withdraws from PDP Presidential race

    A former Managing Director and Chief Executive of FSB International Bank, Mohammed Hayatu-Deen has withdrawn from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential race. He made this known in a letter addressed to the PDP National Chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, said interacting with Nigerians from all walks of life had reinforced his resolve that Nigeria must be saved, otherwise the future is doomed He alleged that the primary had been “obscenely monetised”. He said “My exposure locally and internationally and contributions to the nation’s economic and political well being positioned me to take up the challenges facing our dear nation and the…

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  • Photo of APC postpones presidential primary election to June

    APC postpones presidential primary election to June

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has postponed its presidential primaries to June 6th and 7th.This is coming only a few hours before the original date of the exercise earlier slated for Sunday, May 29.The party made the decision after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) accepted appeals by political parties to extend the dates for them to conduct their primary elections.

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  • Photo of ”Worrying times for the people of Adamawa” – Activist, Waspapping reacts to news of Sen. Aishatu Binani clinching Adamawa APC Governorship ticket

    ”Worrying times for the people of Adamawa” – Activist, Waspapping reacts to news of Sen. Aishatu Binani clinching Adamawa APC Governorship ticket

    Popular Nigerian activist, Waspapping has condemned Adamawa delegates for allowing a woman win the APC governorship primary in the state. Senator Aishatu Binani beat the five other male aspirants to clinch the party’s Governorship ticket for Adamawa state Reacting to the news on his Twitter handle, he wrote”How can you allow a woman to win election? Worrying times for the people of Adamawa”

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  • Photo of I have gotten offers for VP slot, but I’ll Prefer to continue as Governor – Zulum

    I have gotten offers for VP slot, but I’ll Prefer to continue as Governor – Zulum

    Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno, has said that he has been approached by presidential aspirants to be their running mate in the 2023 general election but would would rather continue as Governor He said this on Thursday during the governorship primary organised by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. Zulum, who secured the APC governorship ticket, stated that he would rather prefer to focus on continuing on his achievements as governor. “As you all know, the APC will be holding presidential primaries this coming weekend. I have seen all kinds of promotional media content, including articles by notable…

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  • Photo of 2023: Peter Obi joins Labour Party

    2023: Peter Obi joins Labour Party

    Former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi has joined the Labour Party following his resignation from the People’s Democratic party (PDP)Obi confirmed this on his Twitter page on Friday as he registered with the party in his Agulu Ward in Anambra State. said:“ Since I resigned from the PDP because of issues that are at variance with my persona and principles, I have consulted widely with various parties and personalities to ensure we do not complicate the route to our desired destination.“ For me, the process of achieving our goal is as fundamental as what one will do thereafter.“Therefore, I…

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  • Photo of I will be very annoyed if I see anybody I don’t know at my Wedding – Temi Otedola

    I will be very annoyed if I see anybody I don’t know at my Wedding – Temi Otedola

    Temi Otedola, daughter of Nigerian billion, Femi Otedola, has stated that she wants her wedding to be a small and private eventAccording to the actress, she is a private person and would not want a loud wedding where unknown people would have the opportunity to attend.She went further to warn that she would be very angry if she gets to her wedding venue and sees people whom she has never seen all her life.In her words:“Knowing me, if I’m walking around my wedding and I’m like “I don’t know this person”, that will annoy me. I’m really private. Like even…

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  • Photo of Senator Aishatu becomes Governorship flag bearer for the All Progressives Congress, APC in Adamawa state.  Beats Ex-Governor Ribadu

    Senator Aishatu becomes Governorship flag bearer for the All Progressives Congress, APC in Adamawa state. Beats Ex-Governor Ribadu

    Senator Aishatu Binani has emerged the Governorship candidate under the platform of the All Progressives Congress APC in Adamawa state. The result was announced by the Chairman of the APC Adamawa State Electoral Committee, Gambo Lawal on Friday According to the Presiding Officer for the poll, she scored 430 votes to defeat her closest contestant, a former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nuhu Ribadu, who got 288 votes. Binani beat five other contenders, all men, to clinch the ticket. Below is the breakdown of the result: Binani Aisha – 430Nuhu Ribadu – 288Bindow – 103.Wafari –…

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  • Photo of BREAKING: Sen Abaribe dumps PDP, resigns as Senate Minority Leader

    BREAKING: Sen Abaribe dumps PDP, resigns as Senate Minority Leader

    Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and also resigned as the Minority Leader in the upper chamber of the National Assembly. He confirmed his defection in a letter to the ward chairman of the PDP in the Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia State and the President of the Senate in the National Assembly, Ahmed Lawan. His letter to Senator Lawan Ahmed, read in part, “This is to notify you and my dear colleagues in the Senate that I have formally resigned my membership of the Peoples Democratic Party through my ward. This also means my…

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  • Photo of 2023: I am not looking for a wrestling Job, I am a better thinker – Tinubu tells those who say he is unfit to rule

    2023: I am not looking for a wrestling Job, I am a better thinker – Tinubu tells those who say he is unfit to rule

    An All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential hopeful, Bola Tinubu has stated that to lead the country as President, he does not need the strength. He described himself as a better thinker and doer He said this reacting to speculations over his health status. He said this on Thursday while meeting with delegates of the party in Ondo State at the Cocoa Conference Hall of the Governor’s Office, ahead of the presidential primaries of APC.He maintained that he is not in the race for the money but for the betterment of the country and the people. He said: “When they talk…

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  • Photo of FG slams homicide charges against husband of Singer, Osinachi

    FG slams homicide charges against husband of Singer, Osinachi

    The Federal Government has instituted a legal action against Peter Nwachukwu, the husband of late gospel singer, Osinachi Nwachukwu.The Attorney-General of the Federation slammed 23-count charges against Peter over the death of his wife Osinachi died on April 8 after allegedly suffering domestic violence from her husband, Peter who was arrested while an autopsy was carried out. The autopsy result has been released to the Police Peter has now been dragged before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, with culpable homicide, contrary to section 221 of the Penal Code, which is punishable with death. Count one reads,…

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  • Photo of We can no longer keep our election materials in the vault of the CBN if it’s Governor is a politician… Emefiele must go – Falana

    We can no longer keep our election materials in the vault of the CBN if it’s Governor is a politician… Emefiele must go – Falana

    Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Governor, Godwin Emefiele.Falana said Emefiele’s continued stay as CBN governor could compromise the credibility of the 2023 general elections He said this while addressing a Southwest youths and women conference at Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State on Thursday. He described the situation as very dangerous adding that it has bever happens anywhere in the world. “INEC is trying; it has deployed technology to get rid of rigging, but we can no longer keep sensitive election materials in the vault of the CBN. “This is…

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