OBA stoops! Accepts senate offer as PDP slaughters his governorship ambition

  Obong Bassey Albert popularly called OBA by his teeming followers may have yielded to a presidential pressure to pursue a senatorial position to represent Uyo in the Nigerian Senate. This follows the decision of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party yesterday to zone the much coveted office of governor of the state […]

Finally, PDP shuts door against Umana, OBA, other guber aspirants from Uyo …. The Obong Attah connection

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has finally shut out aspirants to the office of Governor from Uyo Senatorial district in 2015. The party announced its deception today saying the position follows a review of the decision of the State Executive Committee of Akwa Ibom to zone the state’s governorship […]

Atiku to Jonathan: You are running a government of clientelism

Former vice-president, Atiku Abubakar, has accused  President Goodluck Jonathan of running a  government defined by  nepotism and “clientelism”. He says the Jonathan administration is tailored to benefit only the president’s family and friends. Atiku said  the presidential system of government under Jonathan has been turned to presidentialism, in which the president wields enormous power, where […]

CBN approves Uzoma Dozie’s appointment as Diamond Bank’s new GMD as Otti resigns

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved the appointment of Uzoma Dozie as the new Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Diamond Bank following the voluntary resignation of Dr Alex Otti. Otto resigned last week to pursue his gubernato­rial ambition in the 2015 general election. The bank said that the decision to […]