Author: victor silas

Why Magnus Abe is fighting Amaechi – Amb. Oji Ngofa

Oji Nyimenuate Ngofa is Nigeria’s Ambassador to the Netherlands and All Progressives Congress (APC) Senatorial candidate for Rivers South-East, the seat currently occupied by Senator Magnus Abe in the Senate. A thorough-bred grassroots politician who was a two-time local council chairman in the State and the immediate past Deputy National Secretary of the APC, Ngofa […]

Why South East will vote for Buhari in 2019 – Chekwas Okorie

National Chairman of the United Progressive Party (UPP), Chief Chekwas Okorie, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari will get a reasonable percentage of votes in the South East unlike what happened in 2015. In this interview with WILLY EYA, he speaks on his reasons for supporting Buhari instead of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic […]

BREAKING: We’ve no plan to impeach Gov. Udom – A’Ibom APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Akwa Ibom State, has denied any attempt to impeach the Governor Udom Emmanuel using the defected members of the state House of Assembly. Chairman of the party in the state, Mr. Ini Okopido, at a press conference,  said there was no need to impeach Governor Udom since he has […]

2019 polls: FG demands US neutrality

The Federal Government has demanded the neutrality of the United States Government in the 2019 polls. It was also a day the federal government said it is not panicking over the visa granted to former Vice President and candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Atiku Abubakar by the United States of America. This was just as it declared […]

Minister blames Lake Chad Basin for renewed Boko Haram attacks

The Federal Government has blamed the resurgence of Boko Haram insurgents on the “remnants” operating within the Lake Chad Basin, insisting that the dreaded insurgents have been totally degraded. Speaking with newsmen in Abuja after the groundbreaking ceremony and unveiling of the prototype design of the technology building to house the command and control centre […]

Amosun, Okorocha’s men join APM, DPP

There is still no letup in the primary elections crisis raging in the All Progressives Congress (APC) as Adekunle Akinlade and Uche Nwosu, anointed governorship choices of governors of Ogun and Imo states, Ibikunle Amosun and Rochas Okorocha, respectively, announced their defection from the ruling party to pursue their political ambitions elsewhere. In Imo, Nwosu, son-in-law of […]

Gracia extends Watford deal until 2023

Watford manager Javi Gracia has signed a new four-and-a-half year deal with the Vicarage Road club. The Spaniard, who took over at the Hornets in January following Marco Silva’s dismissal, has committed to Watford until 2023. Gracia is the first manager to renew his contract with the club since the Pozzo family took charge in […]

Fury: I’ll floor Wilder one million per cent

Tyson Fury is in good spirits ahead of Saturday’s WBC heavyweight title fight with Deontay Wilder and believes he will win ‘one million per cent’. The British fighter faces Wilder at the Staples Center and believes all the hard work he has done in the gym will pay off in the ring. Fury said: “I’m […]

Rohr: I’ve no issue with Onazi

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has denied reports of a rift between himself and Trabzonspor midfielder Ogenyi Eddy Onazi. Onazi withdrew from Nigeria’s squad for their back-to-back 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Libya in October with injury. However, the 25-year-old then featured in Trabzonspor’s next Super Lig match once the international break was […]