• Akeredolu gives reason for not mentioning Tinubu in speech, says APC ready to take over Ekiti

    Akeredolu gives reason for not mentioning Tinubu in speech, says APC ready to take over Ekiti

    Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, Ondo state governor-elect, yesterday explained why he did not mention Asiwaju Bola Tinubu in his victory speech, adding that the All Progressives Congress, APC has now set its sight on taking over the governorship of Ekiti State next year.

    Mr. Akeredolu’s assertion was quickly rebuffed by the Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose who affirmed that back-to-back victories of the APC in Edo and Ondo had made him wiser on his succession plan. Rotimi Akeredolu Mr. Akeredolu […]

  • I upheld freedom before and after speech for all Nigerians – Jonathan

    I upheld freedom before and after speech for all Nigerians – Jonathan

    Nigeria’s former President Goodluck Jonathan has reiterated his support for freedom of speech for Nigerians, as enshrined in the nation’s constitution.

    Addressing a gathering of lawyers at a dinner he attended in the United States on Saturday, the former Nigerian leader told the gathering that he was proud to say that his administration never placed ethno-religious interest above the individual values of Nigerians.

    “I am proud to say that while we were conscious of the Federal Character, as our constitutional guiding principle, […]

  • President Zuma falls asleep during Finance Minister’s mid-term budget speech (Video)

    President Zuma falls asleep during Finance Minister’s mid-term budget speech (Video)

    Parliament’s cameras caught South African President Jacob Zuma sleeping an hour and 14 minutes into Finance Minister Pravin Gorhan’s mid-term budget speech on Wednesday, October 26th.

    Parliament’s cameras caught South African President Jacob Zuma sleeping an hour and 14 minutes into Finance Minister Pravin Gorhan’s mid-term budget speech on Wednesday, October

  • Presidency removes speech writer accused of plagiarism

    Presidency removes speech writer accused of plagiarism

    President Muhammadu Buhari has removed one of his speechwriters, who caused him national embarrassment after he was alleged to have plagiarised US President Barack Obama.

    The president delivered the lines at the launch of a landmark campaign on September 8, unaware that part of the speech was lifted.

    Buhari in his speech for the “Change Begins With Me” campaign, said: “We must resist the temptation to fall back on the same partisanship, pettiness and immaturity that have poisoned our country for so […]

  • President Buhari under fire over Obama speech plagiarism

    President Buhari under fire over Obama speech plagiarism

    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has come under fire from critics after admitting part of his recent “Change Begins With Me” speech was copied from US President Barack Obama’s 2008 victory speech.

    Buhari announced the social initiative earlier this month urging Nigerians to stop bribing and littering in a programme that continues his “war against indiscipline” launched while serving as military ruler in the 1980’s.

    “We must resist the temptation to fall back on the same partisanship, pettiness and immaturity that have poisoned […]

  • Buhari to sanction staffers for wrongful insertion in his speech

    Buhari to sanction staffers for wrongful insertion in his speech

    President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that those responsible for a wrongful insertion in his speech delivered on September 8, 2016 at the launch of the “Change Begins with Me’’ campaign, be sanctioned.

    According to the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, paragraph nine of the 16 paragraph address Buhari read was similar to a paragraph in President Barrack Obama’s 2008 Victory Speech, noting that it was not a mere coincidence.

    The paragraph read: “Rather than sit back and complain […]

  • Trump Staff writer responsible for Melania’s plagiarized speech finally apologizes

    Trump Staff writer responsible for Melania’s plagiarized speech finally apologizes

    Donald Trump’s wife, Melania Trump gave her first major address before the nation two days ago at the Republican National Convention and many were impressed until they realized the former model plagiarized a number of lines from first lady Michelle Obama’s speech at the 2008 Democratic National Convention.

    Now not only has Donald Trump addressed it but Meredith McIver, the in-house staff writer from the Trump Organization that was responsible for the speech, released a statement apologising for the ‘confusion […]

  • Nigerian IG user reacts to Olori Wuraola’s speech on Gender Equality … see photo

    Nigerian IG user reacts to Olori Wuraola’s speech on Gender Equality … see photo

    After Olori Wuraola’s take on the Gender equality bill, she got some backlash and support from different people. Below is what a Nigerian replied:

    Dear Olori, The reason you can hold a microphone and speak in public rather than at the backyard of the palace cooking jollof rice while your husband travels the world, is because of women like you who fought for us to live life and enjoy it equally like anyone else

    Please see below a summary of what the […]

  • PDP reacts to President Buhari’s anniversary speech

    PDP reacts to President Buhari’s anniversary speech

    The opposition party thinks president Buhari’s anniversary speech this morning was uninspiring.

    The opposition party thinks president Buhari’s anniversary speech this morning was

  • Full text of President Buhari’s Democracy day speech to Nigerians

    Full text of President Buhari’s Democracy day speech to Nigerians

    President Buhari is celebrating his first year in office today May 29th. He addressed the nation this morning. Read full text of his speech below:

    My compatriots, It is one year today since our administration came into office. It has been a year of triumph, consolidation, pains and achievements. By age, instinct and experience, my preference is to look forward, to prepare for the challenges that lie ahead and rededicate the administration to the task of fixing Nigeria.

    But i believe we […]

  • Full text of President Buhari’s speech at signing of 2016 Budget

    Full text of President Buhari’s speech at signing of 2016 Budget

    It gives me great pleasure today to sign the first full-year budget of this administration into law. I thank the leadership of the National Assembly, in particular, the Senate President and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and indeed all members of the National Assembly for their cooperation in making this a reality.
    The budget is intended to signpost a renewal of our commitment to restoring the budget as a serious article of faith with the Nigerian people. This Administration […]