Ighodalo, Shaibu emerge as PDP governorship candidates from parallel primaries

Two candidates have emerged as 2024 Edo governorship candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after parallel primaries were conducted on Thursday, Feb. 22. Foremost lawyer and investment banker, Asue Ighodalo, was elected at the delegate election of the party held at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium.  However, as LIB earlier reported, the Deputy Governor of…

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Politicians who lost 2023 election behind hunger, rising cost of living – Shettima

The widespread hunger, cost of living crisis and the parlous state of the nation in general are caused by politicians who were not able to gain power in the last general election, the Vice-President Kashim Shettima, has said The number two man accused politicians who lost in the 2023 general election of plotting to plunge Nigeria into anarchy….

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You’ve Snatched Power, Now Perform Your Lagos Miracles — Dalung Fires At Tinubu

Former Minister Solomon Dalung has criticised the Tinubu-led government for consistently attributing Nigeria’s economic challenges to ex-President, Muhammad Buhari. In a series of posts on his X account on Monday, Dalung argued that if Tinubu’s administration devoted the same resources and effort used during elections and tribunals to tackle security and economic issues, significant improvements…

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Tinubu Has No Solutions To Nigeria’s Problems — Bugaje Says Sycophants Around Are Not Telling Him Truth

A political activist Usman Bugaje claims President Bola Tinubu is incapable of addressing the numerous challenges facing the country. Since the fuel subsidy payment was stopped and the naira floated, Nigerians have been experiencing biting economic issues with inflation hitting 29.90 percent, sparking protests in some parts of the country. Although the government has rolled out several plans to address the…

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ECOWAS: As Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali’s Withdrawal Threatens Regional Economic Integration

Written by Nse Anthony – Uko The recent withdrawal of Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) poses significant regional integration challenges. The trio’s withdrawal from ECOWAS is likely to have far-reaching implications for regional stability, economic cooperation, and security. ECOWAS has several economic integration plans, including the promotion…

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Economic hardship: ‘I don’t know why South East is quiet’ – Ex-NHIS boss, Yusuf

Professor Usman Yusuf, former Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, on Saturday, said he is surprised the South Eastern part of the country has remained quiet amid the worsening economic hardship facing the country. This is even as he urged the President to buy food, flood the market and feed the people before things get too late. Yusuf made this…

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Resign now if Nigeria’s problems overwhelm you – PDP governors tell Tinubu govt

Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have advised the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, under the leadership of President Bola Tinubu to throw in the towel if they cannot mobilize Nigerians as well as all organs and tiers of government for sustainable solutions to the various problems plaguing the nation….

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Social unrest likely in Nigeria due to rising fuel and commodity prices” – AfDB warns

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has issued a warning that an increase in commodity and fuel prices may lead to social unrest, particularly in response to government policies such as subsidy removal. The bank’s macroeconomic performance and outlook for 2024 highlighted potential challenges for the continent, projecting higher economic growth than the 3.2% recorded in 2023. The…

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Why We Support Tinubu’s Administration After Pledging Allegiance To Peter Obi During The Election – Ohanaeze

Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has reiterated its support for the administration of President Bola Tinubu. Speaking during a working visit to the office of the governor of Imo State, Alex Otti, the organisation’s executives praised Otti for his achievements so far in office. The delegation, which was led by the President General, Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, said that the…

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