• If Fashola were Igbo, he would have betrayed Tinubu – Orji Kalu

    If Fashola were Igbo, he would have betrayed Tinubu – Orji Kalu

    Orji Uzor Kalu, former governor of Abia state and billionaire businessman, says Igbos are very good in commerce, and in “anything they do” — but not in politics.

    In the latest edition of The Interview, Kalu said a number of the elite in the region are not only selfish, but they get their political calculations wrong.

    Referring to the fractured relationship between him and Theodore Orji, his successor, Kalu said were Babatunde Fashola, former Lagos state governor an Ibo man, he could […]

  • Trump says Democrats have ‘betrayed’ African-Americans

    Trump says Democrats have ‘betrayed’ African-Americans

    Donald Trump made a pitch to African-American voters, saying Democrats had “betrayed” them and pledged he would revitalize impoverished urban communities.

    His comments at a rally in the Midwestern state of Wisconsin came as something of a surprise from the Republican candidate who until now has done little to endear himself to minorities.

    With polls showing the bombastic billionaire trailing his White House opponent Hillary Clinton overall and in battleground states, it appeared Trump was trying to expand his support base beyond […]

  • I was insulted, betrayed by Christians as CAN president – Oritsejafor

    I was insulted, betrayed by Christians as CAN president – Oritsejafor

    The immediate past president of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, has disclosed that Christians plotted against him and insulted him even when he put his life on the line for them as president of the national Christian body.

    Oritsejafor, who spoke in Abuja yesterday, said he took over the mantle of leadership at the most trying times in the country, Newsmen reports.

    “We came in a period the challenges of the church had reached a point that lots […]

  • Jonathan helped Oshiomole win his second term, but he betrayed him – Ikimi

    Jonathan helped Oshiomole win his second term, but he betrayed him – Ikimi

    Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chief Tomi Ikimi, has disclosed why Governor Adams Oshiomhole won his 2012 re-election.

    He said Oshiomhole won his second term because former President Goodluck Jonathan provided a level playing field.

    Chief Ikimi disclosed that the party was set to drop Governor Oshiomhole after his first term but that Oshiomhole begged him to be given a second term ticket.

    Ikimi noted that Oshiomhole won the election with a landslide victory not because of his merit but because himself and […]

  • Labour leaders betrayed us, says Ekiti workers

    Labour leaders betrayed us, says Ekiti workers

    Workers in Ekiti State have accused labour leaders of betraying them by agreeing to a one month pay out of the six months owed them by the state government.

    They described the failure of the union leaders’ decision to convince the government to pay at least three months as a “coup against the long-suffering workers who had endured misery, hunger and hardship in the last six months.”

    According to a bulletin released on Tuesday by the Enlightened Workers’ Forum (EWF), an interest […]

  • June 12: How Chief MKO Abiola was betrayed – Tinubu, in an interview

    June 12: How Chief MKO Abiola was betrayed – Tinubu, in an interview

    In this revealing interview with Sunday Dare and Henry Ugbolue, Senator Bola Tinubu, a returnee exile, replays the intrigues of the late General Sani Abacha regime, the games politicians and the military play and his hopes for the future.

    Excerpts:

    How do you feel to be back home?

    It is very, very nice to be back, very good feeling of family, camaraderie to be back in one’s homeland. It is indescribable: the reception, the joy of being back home. First, I want to […]