The political parties in the country are facing a lot of challenges most especially because of the forthcoming elections. The two most prominent parties in the country are mandated to win the support and vote of the citizens which is a very difficult task. It's no longer news that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressive Congress (APC) have encountered numerous obstacles over the years.
The video of a humble-looking 17-years-old hawker who was singing recently went viral, and it obviously melted the hearts of a lot of people who watched it. Her name is Salle, and she sang with an amazing voice. The wordings of her song also carried a strong message about her love for music.
Dr Iyorchia Ayu, the north's consensus candidate for the national chairmanship seat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has hinted at the possibility of a northerner emerging as the party's presidential candidate in 2023. Asked if he will give up his seat to ensure geopolitical balancing if the PDP still picks its 2023 presidential candidate from the north, the PDP Chieftain said the party has agreed that party positions are not tied to executive and legislative positions.
The headteacher of Salihu Tanko Islaamiyya Primary School, Abubakar Alhassan, has revealed the health condition of the 131 school students in the captivity of their abductors. During his interview with Arise TV, Abubakar revealed that some of the abducted children have died in captivity. You may recall that more than 100 children were abducted from Tegina Islamic school in Niger state in May 2021.
Tega Dominic was one of your favorite Big Brother Naija 'Shine ya eyes' season 6 reality show 2021. She is also happily married to a handsome and supportivee husband and they are blessed with a son. A few hours ago the beautiful mother of one took to her verified Instagram page to share new photos of herself as she says 'Even The Stars Were Jealous Of The Sparkle In Her Eyes"
Dr. Hakeem Baba Ahmed, has expressed his thoughts regarding the 2023 general elections. The prominent northern elder opined that the way the south, especially southern governors, are going about the next elections leaves more to be desired. The elder statesman made his views known during an interaction on Arise TV, on Tuesday.
According to a report by Arise TV, the remaining six Super Tucanos aircraft are en-route from the United States to Nigeria. They are being flown by a group of American pilots and are expected to stop over in some cities to refuel on their way. Photo: Pilot Paul Atkinson prepares an A-29 Super Tucano for a flight to Nigeria on Thursday after refueling at Worcester Regional Airport.
The Deputy Chairman of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) and former ambassador to Switzerland, Ambassador Yahaya Kwande, has spoken about the controversy surrounding the 2023 general elections, particularly the issue of power rotation. The NEF scribe explained the position of the Northern Governors Form, concerning the matter.
Top Biafra agitator, Asari Dokubo thanked the former head of state, General Ibrahim Babangida for his comment on Arise TV, where he mentioned what will revolutionize the face of politics in Nigeria. It should be recalled that Ibrahim Babangida during an interview with Arise TV blamed the bad situation of Nigeria on poor leadership.
The Nigerian presidency has said that President Muhammadu Buhari will respect the final verdict on the issue of Value Added Tax (VAT) as decided by the Supreme Court. Daily Trust reports that the presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina , made the disclosure while speaking during an interview on Arise TV.
The governor of Ondo state signed into law, the bill prohibiting herders from grazing in the open. The governor said this was in accordance with the agreement that the governors in the Southern region had concerning the law to ban open grazing by the 1st of September. On the Arise TV show on Thursday, MACBAN Secretary General Usman Baba Ngelzerma responded to the happenings, stating that Akeredolu should gain knowledge from Benue, where the same law has failed to bring peace to the state 4 years after it was enacted.
It was seen on news on Wednesday how the Lagos State Police harassed a female journalist who works with Arise News TV. Credit: Arise News Yesterday was supposed to be a memorial to honor the death of youths that lost their lives during the #EndSARS protest. Although the Lagos State Police had earlier positioned themselves at the tollgate to ensure there is peace in the area.
We are all aware of how the secessionist group has organized a weekly sit-at-home in the Southeast. The secessionist group has ordered all residents of the Southeast to boycott all social and business activities on Mondays. However, there is one thing the Igbos should note as senator Enyinnaya Abaribe spoke with Arise TV concerning the weekly sit-at-home.
During the Arise TV Interview on Monday, Mr. Peter Obi said, he was in a board meeting when he got notified he had won a court case, he then resigned from those Offices he was heading, even without the normal orientation for public officers, filled out those assets still accrued to him for code of conduct.
The Northern Elders Forum has come out to say that it has regrets of deciding to get rid of former president Goodluck Ebele Jonathan in the year 2015 to elect president Muhammadu Buhari. The group said that millions of Nigerians were disappointed in him including his own party after they decided to put their trust in him in 2015 hoping that his leadership would be the best.
Mr Ajuri Ngelale is President Buhari's senior special adviser on Public Affairs. In a recent interview on Arise TV, he mentioned that more than half of president Buhari's appointments goes to southerners. He said that despite the criticisms leveled on Mr President, the appointments by the present administration has been very fair.
Formal education has been dropped in the North due to heightened insecurity. Governors in the North have no choice but to shut down schools, roads, and economic activities to curb banditry and kidnapping. Through the back door perhaps, one would wonder Boko Haram's aim of preventing the Northerners from attending school is being achieved.
"Ondo Govt Should Take A look At Benue, Did The Anti-open Grazing Law Bring Peace?" - Baba-Ngelzerma
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has rejected the anti-open grazing law which was signed by governor Akeredolu of Ondo state. This was disclosed during a recent interview by the Secretary General of the organization, Usman Baba-Ngelzerma. "Baba-Ngelzerma |Sahara Reporters| The secretary General of MACBAN, Usman Baba-Ngelzerma during an interview with Arise News on Thursday, accused the Ondo state House of Assembly of not following due processes in making the anti-open grazing law.
Jega while speaking to Arise TV said rotational presidency cannot solve the country’s problems. The former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega has kicked against rotational presidency. According to him, that cannot solve the country’s problems.
[Photo Credit | Daily Trust] According to a report from Daily Trust on Tuesday, it was gathered that the former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in the person of Professor Attahiru Jega, has said that rotational presidency is not the right way forward for Nigeria to progress.