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Gbenga Daniel’s bid to reinvent PDP

The die is cast, war drum pierced, storm calmed and the clash of the titans ended abruptly. The position of the People Democratic Party (PDP) after the landmark judgment of the   Supreme Court can be likened to this illustration.   Hitherto, the two factions in the PDP led by Senator Ahmed Ali Modu Sherrif and Senator  Markafi had stalled peace ...

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NIGERIA AT 57: Our Position, By The Midwest Movement – By Professor Echefuna’ R.G. ONYEBEADI

We, the Members of the Midwest Movement felicitate with our fellow compatriots all over Nigeria and beyond as we mark the 57th b Independence of Nigeria today; October 01, 2017.   “THE MIDWEST MOVEMENT is a pan-Edo/Delta group of distinguished sons and daughters of the twelve tribes of the old Midwest Region, later “renamed” Bendel State “by Military fiat”. The ...

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JUST IN: Again, Court Orders Interim Forfeiture Of More Assets Linked To Diezani (See Photos Of The Assets)

  The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has again ordered the interim forfeiture of assets valued at $16,441,906 linked the former Petroleum Minister, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke.   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission told Justice Abdulaziz Anka that the assets are suspected to be proceeds of corruption.     Below are images and location of some of the assets ...

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EDO CENTRAL HOSPITAL CONTRACT: The Raging Controversy

Chief Dan Osi Orbih (Chairman, Edo State Chapter Of The PDP)   A stone throw from King’s Square, which is in the heart of Benin, is the Benin Central Hospital, a medical facility built by the colonial masters 115 years ago. The hospital, which is conspicuously located on the Sapele Road, was at inception named Benin General Hospital before it ...

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Obaseki Administration: A Government For The Rich(?) By: Nosa Omorodion

  While controversy rages as to what would be the benefit of the poor majority of Edo people in the ultramodern wing of the Central Hospital, Benin City, should Governor Godwin Obaseki succeed in his planned privatization of the public funded project, the management of another state government established and functioning institution has publicly declared that the institution was conceived, ...

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The Central Hospital And Obaseki’s Love For Private Government – By Nosa Omorodion

Nosa Omorodion   I cannot believe that Governor Godwin Obaseki wants to privatize the ultramodern Central Hospital Annex – or could we say the New Central Hospital built by former Governor Adams Oshiomhole.   The question I ask is where was Obaseki when Oshiomhole conceived and built the “5-star world class” hospital with yet undisclosed billions of Edo Taxpayers’ money ...

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Godwin Obaseki And The Burden Of Illegitimacy. By D. A. N. Osa-Ogbegie

D. A. N. Osa-Ogbegie   It is generally agreed that democracy is the best form of Government as it gives the people the opportunity to govern themselves and determine their own lives.   In other words, democracy is a representative and participatory government.   This supposes that the people directly choose those who represent them in Government as everyone cannot ...

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Buhari’s Health And A Divided Nation – By Paul Orie

From the on set we have developed a culture which has made us irredeemably poised to be at war at any moment. This is a nasty culture Nigerians inherited from the founding fathers of a troubled nation to distort obvious facts. It does seem we are not bothered if Nigeria is tom into shreds.   This is the situation this ...

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Edo Gov. Legal Tussle: Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu Approaches The Supreme Court

Report just reaching OLIKA REPORTERS says Edo state PDP and its candiadate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu have filed an Appeal at the Supreme Court, Abuja against the judgement of the Court of Appeal, Benin City. The appellants, Edo PDP and Pastor Osagi Ize-Iyamu are standing on a-21-ground application, demanding that the party and its candidate be declared winner of the September ...

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