APC narrows search for Buhari’s running mate to South West

Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria’s main opposition party, All Progressives Congress, APC, has resolved to confine its search for a vice presidential candidate for the 2015 election to the country’s South West, a day after electing former military ruler, Muhammadu Buhari, as its flagbearer for the polls, those familiar with the matter have told PREMIUM TIMES.

Mr. Buhari, from the North West, defeated four other contenders Thursday to emerge APC’s presidential candidate, set to challenge President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in February.

The former military ruler’s running mate is expected to come from southern Nigeria- one among South West, South East, and South South.

But the party has yet to agree on a choice after 24 hours of intense negotiations and talks between its top leaders.

Party officials told PREMIUM TIMES on Friday that except the APC decides to reverse its decision, the searchlight has been narrowed to states in southwest alone.

The reason, they said, is the belief that only the South West delivered to Mr. Buhari approximately 100 per cent block votes.

Officials believe that while the South East and South South regions supported Mr. Buhari by voting for him, significant portions of those votes were also shared with other candidates, including former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Governors Rabiu Kwankwaso of Kano and Rochas Okorocha of Imo State.

There was speculation on Friday that the Governor of Rivers state, Rotimi Amaechi, had been chosen as Mr. Buhari’s running mate.

However, one senior official of the party denied the plan.

“The South West gave General 100 per cent of their votes and so it is only fair that they get to produce the vice president,” the source, who declined to be named because the issue is not yet official, said.

The official also said a “victory” dinner was held at the resident of one of the national leaders of the party, Bola Tinubu, in Ikoyi after the election on Thursday and the matter was discussed briefly.

“Another round of meeting was held today, there will be another one tomorrow here in Lagos, but I believe probably the last meeting will be held in Abuja on Monday after which whoever is selected will be made known,” he said.

Parties have up to December 18 to submit names of their candidates to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

The choice of South West to produce the Vice President is also strategic because Mr. Buhari is expected to get substantial votes from the northern states and will need to get the votes from the South West to stand any chance of upstaging incumbent President Jonathan.

Mr. Buhari got 3,430, to beat the other candidates, who also included publisher, Sam Nda-Isaiah.

Atiku got 954 votes, Kwankwaso: 974, Rochas Okorocha: 624 and Mr. Nda Isaiah: 10 votes.

Among the major contenders to the vice presidential ticket are Yemi Osibanjo, a professor of Law, who was the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Lagos state under Governor Tinubu.

The immediate past governor of Ekiti state, who also chaired the National Convention Planning Committee of the primary, Kayode Fayemi, is also under consideration.


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  • Duru

    Governor of Rivers state, Rotimi Amaechi is funding Muhammadu Buhari and you want me to believe that Buhari is not corrupt

    • dave

      Can you prove it that Amaechi is funding Buhari

    • Tunsj

      I’m waiting for you to prove that Amaechi is funding the next President of Nigeria, Buhari.

    • glo

      where did you get that info from; state only substantiated facts please. We the people of Nigeria an no longer interested in you people’s propaganda. EVEN THE MOST NOTORIOUS ARMED ROBBER IS LESS CORRUPT THAT GOODLUCK AND HIS CO-ACTORS! everyday is for the thief, one day is for the owner; you thieves have had your days; the day is now for the owners(nigeria masses)!

      • Moses

        tell me who give you this name glo.you should be call male suicide bomber.or shekure junior

        • glo

          right after your father and Jonathan are declared suicide bombers. Dumb asses, if in truth all these people are behind the boko haram ordeal, and your dumbo leader, Jonathan knows about it, why has he not, as the president and commander in chief, arrested them? the fact that he is either falsely accusing innocent people, or not arrested these very guilty people disqualifies him. YOU IDIOTIC MURDERS, THERE IS A SPECIAL PLACE IN HELL RESERVED FOR ALL OF YOU BLOOD SUCKERS! IN A CIVILIZED WORLD, YOU ALL SHOULD BE IN PRISON OR WALKING ABOUT WITH YOUR FACES COVERED IN BLACK CLOTH TO COVER YOU SHAME!

  • Screw-em

    Even if Buhari were to choose a greased mouse with stolen clothes as his running mate, VICTORY in my estimation is concretely assured. He does not need to get the approval of fake pastors Oyedepo and Oritsejafor private jet or Imam shekau, or wear Israeli yamaka cap to WIN come February 2015.

    • Bala

      God Bless you for revealing by yourself you are nothing but a bigot! This is the reason why so many of us are wary of those criticizing GEJ. So many like this vulgar ‘screw em’ do it for other reasons obviously. Hence his reference to Oyedepo, Oritsejafor and even the Israeli yamaka cap!
      Fanatic!

      • Screw-em

        @ Bala the fake “Hausa/Fulani” man, I am truly blessed, and far from the definition of a bigot. You interestingly skipped Imam Shekau….hmmmm…….but tell me honestly, are these fake pastors truly men of God or disciples of the devil?…get a grip fella, Humpty Dumpty GEJ – the prosthetic brained dumbo, like a hot potato is DONE!!!

        • glo

          AMEN!

      • Wähala

        You don’t get it…
        He’s saying Buhari separates religion from governance/campaigns by not pandering to Imams or other religious leaders like Dr. Dumbo does. Have you ever seen pictures/videos of Buhari in a Mosque or Mecca? But, Dumbo is always disparaging the Office of the President by kneeling before shady characters who “bless” him in public and knack dia hands for his neck in fraudulent claims of spiritual healing not backed by their jet-flying lifestyles. You see, thinking is not for everyone… if you can’t read between the lines, you must be banned from thinking!

        • Screw-em

          @ Wahala, Thanx o’jare!!….”Bala” the muimu seriously need to return his oluwole F9-parallel GCE certs back to the Idumota bus stop tout he bought it from. It is obvious he skipped Ojuelegba bus stop in his quest to purchase his perceived legitimate “educational” credentials…..lol

          • glo

            instead of all you non-do-gooders to keep attacking any one who speaks truth to power concerning your dumbo, jonathan, who, in all seriousness, is a high- functioning retard, why did you people present a cognitively capable person to run for the presidency of you party?

          • Bala

            Your use of the word ‘moniker’ above has shown who you really are. The use of that word, your abuses, and your warped mindset proves you and ‘wahala, Kay, and other vulgar touts’ are one and the same. No surprise wahala commenting and replying himself with another name. LooL!
            Also not surprised you call me a ‘fake hausa/fulani’. You are a fraud, that is why in your warped and dysfunctional brain, everyone else is. For you info, (though u hav serious trust issues being a fraud and liar), I AM FROM THE NORTH CENTRAL AND NOT HAUSA/FULANI! THERE ARE ‘THOUSANDS’ OF MINORITY TRIBES IN THE NORTH THAT ANSWER TO THAT NAME!
            ‘DOLO’!!

          • Baba Messi

            Please add ‘glo’ to the list of touts! He exposed himself by saying he is an ‘igbo princess’!! It’s that pollutant wahala no doubt. It appears he gets embarrassed that he has to reply every ‘negative’ comment to get paid by his taskmasters.
            So many different names but the same empty dirty nucleus!
            Elections are not won on the pages of online media. Remember Fayemi? The fact that APC has idle e-zombies with a target of 1000comments/day does not translate to victory. Politics is deeper than you think. That is why even most people thot the primaries would be a straight fight btwn Atiku and Buhari, kwankwaso sprung a surprise by beating even Atiku himself.
            I am no fan of GEJ, but considering what APC has put on the table, GEJ will certainly be an option to several Naijas.
            This undemocratic idea of not contemplating a possible loss at the polls by the APC minions is what leads to their history of post elections violence!
            Bloodthirsty brood of vipers!

          • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

            Now I truly start to wonder if @Bala is not the same as @Baba Messi & @Tawanda!

          • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

            Lol, Bala.

            Which “Kay” were you referring to, please?

            Can you be more specific?

  • Dr Orubu Ochukwo

    Where is the place of South & East in continent Nigeria? So APC could’nt get an Igbo as running mate?…Well, since the Igbos now have sufficient oil and gas resources, the time to break away is now…Since 1967, no Igbo has gone so close…it is always North and West…Does Nigeria belong to West & North?….The time for South and East to consolidate, secede and control their resources in NOW!

    • ojo

      Yes, please secede! Actualise this secession NOW!

      • glo

        DON’T MIND THE YEYE PEOPLE!. They keep making empty threats . like they are of any relevance. the oil they keep making noise about is rapidly turning to toilet water; worst of all, they don’t have any decent land to even plant on. nonsense!

    • glo

      the igbos consistently sell them self for naughts. they have made themselves relevant by following Jonathan blindly; letting them selves be lead by hate instead of objectivity. sorry to inform you, but you don’t get to show up after the fact , then ask to be sited in the front row. igbos are no-longer one of the major tribes, they sold that right to the south south for naughts. bye! by-the-way, i am a full fledged Igbo princess!

      • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

        Counting your chickens before the eggs are hatched abi…….no Igbo person reasons like that. Buhari will be residing in his farm after February 2015.

      • Warri Boy

        If you lack comprehension of his comment on Igbos then a civilized thing to do would be to seek explanations…For your info, the understanding the Igbos have with Jonathan’s administration is that he should complete his term, after which an Igbo will assume power in 2019…..

        Dont be surprised at this revelation. ..don’t worry about the bombs…bombings never start sef.

        • glo

          How smart! How civilized! You sat together and decided on how to divided up what rightfully belongs to all the geographical zones of Nigeria and figured it will workout just as you planned it. by that act the igbos became what they condemn. you all don’t have the moral latitude to condemn others action.

        • glo

          did you all consult with the north and SW while deciding on how to divvy up the presidency of NIGERIA? and the igbos pride themselves on being the most gifted business people in Nigeria; what happened to cash and carry? the SS out witted you morons. you took yourselves 50yrs back; you will not smell the presidency for decades.

      • Otile

        I hate when educated Yorubas claim to be Igbo. When did you glo, of all people become Igbo, by marriage adoption, or by wishful thinking? Olodumare ma je.

        • Baba Messi

          My brother, HOW MANY YORUBAS ON THIS FORUM CLAIM TO BE IGBOS?
          Think..think..think!
          Only that scammer called wahala that pretends to reside somewhere in Europe. Meanwhile he was most likely one of the touts caught printing fake voters cards in lagos.
          His choice of insults and abuses like his favorite ‘moron’ gives him away.
          Forget about the fraudster.

      • Baba Messi

        ‘full fledged igbo princess’!!
        LWKM!
        wahala, wahala, wahala! Hahahaha!
        You are now a hermaphrodite ko??
        I dey laff o!

    • glo

      please by all means, let the SE & SS consolidate, secede and control their resources(oil that is fast turning to toilet water). i guarantee you that the marriage of SE & SS will not last up to one year. The SS will then remind the Igbos that they are not the same: they used them for what its worth and don’t need them anymore except as their house boys and girls. then jonathan azikiwe ebele goodluck will go back to answering his real name, jonathan ebiyimi/ebitimi/ebiteri goodluck.

      • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

        Nincompoop !More than 30% of the entire SS population are of Igbo origins with Igbo names,you do not know anything about the SS and it may not be your fault because you grew up with the post civil war maps which balkanised the Igbo into states .

    • bib

      How about Ekueme, young man?

      • Kiticho

        Who is he, old man?
        By the way, dont you have respect? Can’t you see he is a Dr?

        • bib

          Dr like GEJ? Sorry.

    • Onwordi Nkemdi Patrick

      The richest countries and the most viable economies do not depend on crude oil….there is something greater than crude oil and the name of that thing is called COMMON SENSE!!!! The nations who have it are better than the ones who have crude but lacked the COMMON SENSE of what to do with it!!!!

    • Igweee!!!

      I am Igbo like you. But let it be clear to you that your opinion is just yours.

      Where were Igbos when APC was being formed? Were you not busy calling it a muslim party?
      Where were Igbos when Buhari was obstructed from campaigning in the South-East in 2011?
      Buhari offered to pick an Igbo running mate in 2011, but Igbos warned themselves never to accept the offer.
      Buhari also offered that if Igbos would support him in 2011, he would hand over to an Igbo President when he finishes his term. Again, Igbos rejected it and supported Jonathan who did not offer them such a chance.

      You see, the betrayers who often call themselves Igbo leaders only bring us shame, losses, regrets and irrelevance just as they fill their pockets by successfully showing to the rest of Nigeria that “once you settle the usurpers who call themselves Igbo leaders, you have settled the entire Igbo people”.

      That is why the second Niger bridge which was promised to be completed before 2015 has now been started in only 2014 to be completed in 2019 (only God knows), and at a cost that is inflated to the tune of N117b which is about 4 times of its real cost. And this is in addition to the fact that the project will be paid for by the Igbo people through a 30-year debt/concession deal.

      I’m sad to say it, but it is true that we make fools of ourselves, but somehow, we think that we are the wisest people in Nigeria. It is a conceited view!

      All these ethnocentric rantings about marginalisation will not have as much positive effect as realistic and pragmatic thinking on national politics. Had Igbo’s acted in their own best interests in 2011, we would be talking about a realistic chance of an Igbo Presidency by now or by 2019. But you guys just scream marginalisation whilst refusing to do what we need to do in order to end the marginalisation. Look, we aren’t politically as smart as we often think we are.

      Why would the APC give you VP when Igbos are all stomping the ground and sheepishly brandishing Jonathan 2015?

      You can’t eat your cake and have it.
      We can stick with Jonathan, but we shouldn’t complain about being ignored in the realignment that is going on in our national politics.

      • Moses

        look at Animal from North answer Igwee,Aboki you like Igbo name why can.t you answer Shekur junior or male suicide bomber or female suicide bomber.why can.t you join your terrorists brothers and sister who only dwell in bombing and terrorist as their profession.

        • glo

          YOU ARE THE SWAP ANIMAL. WHERE IS YOUR OWN IGBO NAME; YOU PREFER YOUR SLAVE NAME. ANU OHIA!

      • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

        Many thanks for the Frank truth, Igweee.

        I was disappointed that even Okorocha did not get the solid bloc vote in the primary, so as to send a clear message of “unity of purpose” among the Ndigbo in APC.

        But nothing spoil sha.

        Me, I will be waving the flag for a worthy Igbo to succeed GMB plus whomever!

    • Wähala

      Oleku olosi…
      Who made you a native doctor? Since when did you graduate to tag ‘dr.’ to your many handles? Like your pals, @Deri ati TAWANDA… you gejitoes stink like soaked stock fish from a mile away. How’s the other clown @the truth, doing say me shout-out! Odeku !!

    • tundemash

      Mr. d@ft, can you remind us how many votes you gave to same Buhari when he chose Igbo as V.P. in 1999 (Ume Ezoke) and 2007 (Okadigbo). Did you ask the place of other tribes when Buhari chose Igbos then ? Mr. Ethnic bigot !

      So what are you waiting for to secede coward ?

  • Frank Bassey

    Of course, APC belongs to Yorubas and Fulanis. All others are “settlers” and must be treated as such. Rivers State Civil Servants’ salaries have been deeply slashed down to accommodate Amaechi’s huge budget to fund GMB’s election bid. That is not the way to buy positions. Ask Atiku; he knows best.

    • glo

      errant nonsense!

    • Ajayi Ifayemi

      So, if the Vice Presidency is chosen from the SS, it will mean APC belongs to the Ijaws and the Fulanis? I think you need to wait and see how all the major offices are broken down before you decide. Right now the Chairman is SS, no one is complaining. Let us learn the Spirit of give and take.

      • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

        The Fulani only have the spirit of “Take and Take”…..that is why Buhari will be defeated !!

        • Onwordi Nkemdi Patrick

          thank you. Your opinion is personal to you…ironically you have just one vote to offer….you don’t decide the end of a contest when biases and prejudices resides deeply in your reaction…..A good umpire decides on facts and not weak lines of sentiments!

          • Otile

            You are not from the Niger Delta, are you? How can we patiently watch Yoruba Fulani politicians cart away our wealth and share it among themselves, perhaps give us some crumbs? It is like sleeping with a man’s wife and showing him your dick.

        • Maria

          By who? By who we know or another person?

          • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

            BY THE ONE WHO DEFEATED HIM BEFORE !!

          • Maria

            IC, he defeated him by rigging and the help of people like Tinubu OBJ etc…lets wait and see how GEJ will win South West this time…A dey laugh ooooo!

          • Otile

            Maria, it is unfair for the people of SS to sit on the fence and helplessly watch Yorubas and Fulanis lavish the wealth of SS giving it away to whoever they please. It is provocative. It is wicked. It is ungodly.

      • Otile

        My friend, the money that feeds all the highly paid politicians of Yoruba cum Fulani stock come from SS.

  • King Carlos

    Since Fashola is out of the picture, Fayemi should be the best choice then. I think he will perform better than Oshibajo. Fayemi is a former governor and doesn’t need to be coached on how to be a vp of a country. He has the experience and also, the successful organization of the APC convention is a good plus for him. After all PDP has never come close to such. Oshibanjo can be nominated as the Attorney General if APC wins the election.

    • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

      Boy…….keep dreaming,it is your prerogative !!

    • Lanre

      King Carlos, Eniyan mi. For a moment, I will put my Yoruba Nationalism aside (We Yorubas never learn. Buhari never said a word about the treatment of MKO Abiola. He served under Abacha a man that was prepared to exterminate us. He was there with Abacha when Obasanjo was jailed and many leading lights of the Yoruba nation killed…) Done with my preamble, Fayemi cannot win anything for Buhari. Someone who could not win local governments in Ekiti State. What sort of politics is that? If we take the elections as a Grand Strategy, Fashola is a winner anyday. Yorubas are not religious bigots and will vote for Fashola. Anyway, I will not be voting for Buhari. Just my two cents. Give me my Yoruba Nation!

      • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

        Lanre, thanks for the straight talk.

        Good to hear the truth, even if it is unpalatable.

        • Lanre

          Thank you Kay Soyemi. I am not sure Nigeria is ready for the Straight Talk. For all the excitement about Buhari has anyone sat down and asked how someone who is frugal and is not known to have stupendous wealth (Buhari) is able to finance his campaigns (CPC/ANPP). APC may be a richer outfit. What about the previous years? Granted there are no saints anywhere, Buhari needs to come clean on his role during the Abacha Years. The other thing: Buhari is not going to address the problem of Nigeria – The Structural Imbalance.

          • MrFesh+Ifebuche+Paschal

            You have a good point Bro and you lay it down straight-headedly citing some everyday. Alas you are preaching to the choir on the people you are engaging. I must admit they have behaved well so far towards your ideas. We need a change desperately but what is in the showroom tagged change today in Nigeria is anything but the change we crave.

      • King Carlos

        Hmmmmnnn… yoruba country will be a tall order at this moment. Breaking up is not gonna make us stronger or more secure. When we have a good leader, I bet Nigerians will stop asking for the break up of the country. We are stronger together.

        • Lanre

          King Carlos, thank you. It took me a while to reach this point. Nigeria is a mirage. Think about it. Even the name. The mistress of an overlord (until they got married), woke up one morning and decided to give free indigenous people a name. A parody on that word is today a racial expletive. And yet people have stuck to the name for the last 112 years. That is the first thing.
          The second thing is that I cannot be part of a country where one section (The North) decides to practice a form of Law (Shari’a) and expand its jurisdiction to areas that are in clear conflict with Secular Legal Code and the Constitution. Look at the North today! Destroyed! A beautiful place with wide expanse of land that used be a childhood holidaying destination. How has that part of the country today become an eyesore to the whole world?
          People are dying everyday and yet the figures suggest that the economy of the country is growing. Is it that there are no people living there? Or that they do not contribute anything to the economy? But I digress.
          King Carlos, after the annulment of June 12, 1993 and the way and manner that injustice was upheld, as a young man I came to the conclusion that Nigeria is a waste. You will eventually find out. Just wait. What the Ibos fought for and lost due to poor leadership (on their part) is inevitable. It is only a matter of time. In the meantime, let us continue to enjoy the medium given by media outfits like Premium Times to engage in enlightening argumentation and debate.

          • sharp shape

            May Allah bless you and yours in this life and the next ! Best comment I ever read on this medium ! Separation now and forever Amen !

  • eze dada

    f the APC picks Prof. Osinbajo SAN as VP, then you know that Nigeria is on the track to greatness. First both candidates won’t steal a quality Nigeria has not had for decades. Second I know he will fight for the poor. That’s his passion. I listen to him on Platform every year and I know this man genuinely wants to help the poor. I also hear he was one of the main people behind the APC Manifesto that is a plan for common Nigerians. This man is a humble competent man of God. It would be like a dream come true for us. God please let Buhari and Prof Osinbajo ticket come to pass so that You can stop the reign of wickedness in Nigeria

  • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

    The reckless abandonment,the obvious and imminent rejection of Rochas Okorocha and Chibuike Amaechi is a reeminder that Christians and Igbos in particular will never be allowed any opportunity by the Islamic APC.,to add insult to injury,Amaechi has been given the position of campaign manager to Buhari,an errand boy . The search is intense in the usual region for a willing enabler to the Hausa-Fulani Muslim hegemony’s political dominance plans..
    Buhari’s preference is a Muslim to be nominated by Tinubu !!

    • Maria

      Why are you losing your peace over APC affairs? Afterall you have GEJ according to you till 2019. So whosoever APC makes the VP should not be a concern for you.

      • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

        The election is for all Nigerians…….not just for Jihadist supporters .

      • Onwordi Nkemdi Patrick

        Don’t speak for people. Speak for yourself and yourself alone. I am a Christian and I am a Niger-deltan….Your claims are unsubstantiated opinions…… above all, I am a proud NIGERIAN….

  • _Proudly Niger Delta

    South West? So APC forget about Judas? …I mean the Judas Iscariot of Port Harcourt. …Sometimes I just imagine…. Assuming APC wins by hook or crook…have they considered a different source of funds to run their Nigeria? Bcos I know those who own the garri will carry their garri go…So, I advice APC to begin digging the ground and searching for their own resources. Pure & Simple.

    • Nigerian

      Bullshit ! You think oil is everything ? What is the value of oil now?

      • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

        Sine it has become worthless…just leave it for the owners !

    • ODOFIN, Lagos

      Smiles…what will happen to the garri? It is about economic interest. Once those economic interests are met, the Niger Delta people are fine. East-West is in bad shape, no good roads in most areas there, no light, youth restfulness and unemployment, massive corruption, poor health and degradation of the environment remained unresolved in Niger Delta, even under GEJ’s watch. I am sure that Niger Deltans will be happy to see that all the issues are resolved well and they will care less about the tribe and religion of the person doing it

      • Otile

        You mean as the Hausa Fulani leaders have done for Niger Deltans in the past. Odofin Eko, o ga oo.

    • Maria

      Hahahahahahahaha! I can see you are hurt. Your problem is simply about ethnic bigotry.

      • Proudly Niger Deltan

        @Wahala…
        Na afraid dey catch you? Why u no use your name wey everybody know? Orhue!

        • Onwordi Nkemdi Patrick

          you are too weak to divide us. If the crude dries up, Nigeria will still remain. We are stronger together and let me bring to your notice that, our recitation of the National Pledge from primary-secondary-tertiary is not just the performance of lipservice but a rendering of true service from the heart…..TO DEFEND HER UNITY IS THAT LINE……

          • Otile

            If you are this patriotic why not advance to Simbisa to liberate the land for your beloved country?

        • Wähala

          Mugu,
          You can’t debate with an intelligent lady without assuming it’s me ba? You can’t even see how you’ve exposed your other handle name in your hasty folly to divert from her choke hold, shame on you. Na so Buhari go choke-hold Dumbo during their debate and even you will say, ‘Sai Buhari’!

      • Sincere_man

        …and your problem is eternal servitude to the Fulani

    • Northerner

      Dig out u mom’s brain first! Mumu

  • ANYTHING SHORT OF A BUHARI-FASHOLA TICKET WILL NOT HELP THE STRONG ENTHUSIASM TO VOTE FOR THE BUHARI CANDIDACY AMONG THE YOUTHS AND ELITES.

    • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

      JUST PUT IT STRAIGHT…..ANYTHING SHORT OF A MUSLIM-MUSLIM TICKET……..

    • Onwordi Nkemdi Patrick

      Our Choice is clear and our minds are not to be toyed with by the choice of VP. We need to keep our minds focussed on the task ahead and stop wasting each day arguing about the choice of a VP. We trust in the leadership and that is why we are supporting GMB. Let the elders decide. Our time to learn from them is now and its important we do our best to keep this truths and hold them as self evident truths. YOUTHS!!!! Let the D2D, N2N, H2H, S2S campaign commence.

  • Marquis di Gorgonzola

    What baffles me is why the so called highly educated yorubas LOVE to play second fiddle to the core north? It shows this attitude has nothing to do with education and everything to do with a deep rooted inferiority complex!
    Anyone who disagrees should tell me why APC did not pick a SW candidate and let a Northerner be the runnin mate?? The fact that not even one person from the SW gave the top position a shot shows the APC was programmed by default to return power to the core north.
    This party IS NOTHING but a regional party..period!

    • ODOFIN, Lagos

      I dey laugh ooo. When OBJ was president, Yoruba was second fiddle right? or when Edwin Ume was a VP to Shehu Shagari he was not a second fiddle right?. Let’s tell ourselves the truth under this current dispensation, Yoruba has ruled for 8 years, North 2 yrs+, South-South 5 years+. There is nothing wrong if Yoruba or SS or even my Igbo brethren get VP while the North produces the president 2015. It is not second fiddle but fairness to all Nigerians. We are Nigerians and we are entitled to the seat of power

      • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

        You left something out of your “patriotic rant”….you never mentioned that an Igbo could be President….or did you forget ?

        • ODOFIN, Lagos

          The first president of Nigeria was Igbo and the next president after Buhari is Igbo. Simple

          • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

            ZIK was a ceremonial President !

          • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

            I like your last 2 sentences.

            My sentiments exactly!

    • Nathaniel Adewoye

      @ Marquis,

      Yoruba Muslims are a different breed

      No, no, please let’s be clear. Yoruba Muslims are the ones you have in mind.
      Yoruba Christians don’t have any such crass mentality toward less literate folks.
      The Muslims in Yorubaland pawn their souls to the Fulani on the basis of Islam.
      Yoruba Muslims then declare Sultan of Sokoto their own leader too for that reason.

    • Onwordi Nkemdi Patrick

      Thank you Mr. ethnic reminder and partisan expert. We are outgrowing those fake lines of division and we are getting close to a UNITED nation under GOD living in UNITY and FAITH, PEACE and PROGRESS…

      • Northerner

        Whatever u dirty mouth! Ameachi will either be a VP or Minister of Petroleum.

  • Olutola

    I will suggest Oshiomole, Rochas, perhaps Amaechi. Any of these with Buhari will deliver. Yorubas can wait afterall we just had 8yrs not long ago. We take other slots like Senate etc.

    • Uju

      Amaechi is the biggest loser meanwhile, I hear he is the biggest financier
      Seems they only like his oil money

      • Denis_NG

        Don’t worry about that. If Amaechi is not given the VP slot, there are other positions he can be compensated with. The fact that he is the biggest financier of GMB doesn’t automatically translate to him being given the VP slot, that would amount to that position being sold to the highest bidder and it is like handing a free fodder to the PDP to use against APC.

        • Ashibogu

          Bros. Na where Amaechi get the money to finance Buhari? So Buhari wants to fight corruption with corruption money, abi?

          • Grace

            Thank you for asking bro. Buhari is deceiving himself.

      • Wähala

        He will become the new Minister at NNPC who will expose the yansh of Diezani…
        Don’t worry, you go soon cover your nose. Olosi… oponu!

      • Ashibogu

        Dem don do Amaechi one chance! Oturu gbeke!

      • simssoon

        You must be a succide candidate because you must die if any body outside GEJ win presidential election in Nigeria.But so shameful of you pdp lost in your state,why not drink chemicals.

  • Conscience

    Buhari Slams FG over Boko Haram
    “Former military Head of State and three time Presidential candidate, Maj. Gen. Mohammadu Buhari has criticised the current war against the Boko Haram Islamic sect, saying it is a gross injustice against the north.

    Buhari who featured on the “Guest of the Week”, Hausa programme of the Kaduna-based Liberty Radio Sunday, said unlike the special treatment given to the Niger Delta militants by the federal government, the Boko Haram members were being killed and their houses demolished”
    ThisDay, 2 June 2013

    • Maria

      lol! Keep doing it… you end up damaging your masters…. I learnt PDP is imploding left, right and back…you people are finished.

      • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

        You just cannot wish away the words of an Islamic fundamentalist and ethnic bigot . Buhari said that and he cannot deny it…

        • Onwordi Nkemdi Patrick

          thank you…we still prefer him….God bless you as you bring more opinions that are meant to separate us to fore…know in your mind that we are UNITED and can’t be divided by anything you say…once again thank you….GMB 200%

          • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

            Which “we” do you mean ? speak for yourself and other Sambisa operatives !

          • Jeffery

            I actually join him in saying thank you. e no go work this time

          • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

            Me too, guys!

          • Igweee!!!

            The “we” includes me too! Sai Buhari! Sai Buhari!

        • endingNaija

          And Goodluck Jonathan OILED Asari Dokubo to be ready to spill Nigerian blood when Jonathan Loses in 2015!

      • SenatorD

        Nigeria delta militants have a cause they are fighting for… Please Mother Maria what are your Book children fighting for?

        • Maria

          Go to sambisa forest to ask them.

    • Musty

      Jonathanian are you done ? Why did you not go on and just name Buhari as the financier of BH and then conclude by telling us the reason why the Govt have failed to investigate and prosecute Buhari for financing BH ? Nigerians are no longer gullible, this is 2014 not 2011, Nigerians are well informed about the lies of this govt and PDP, and Nigerians are yearning a change for the better.

  • Spoken word

    Of course the VP will come from the south west.that goes without saying.the south west is the second largest voting block in APC, I’m surprised anyone will expect them to continue to play second fiddle.

    • Public Records

      “It would come as no great surprise if Bola Tinubu’s boasted great wealth
      did NOT derive from any stupendous inheritance – ancient or modern.
      I have also become aware that he (Bola Tinubu) is a beneficiary
      of most of the lucrative contracts in all the (Yoruba) ACN
      states, without exception”.

      …………Chief Tom Ikimi

      [August 26th, 2014]

      • Spoken word

        Please we need no lecture from a political prostitute. This is a guy that was the face of Abacha’s regime when ken saro wiwa was murdered.the guy is an old man with no shame.

        • sharp shape

          Buharam was abacha’s boy ! What’s your point

    • sharp shape

      The position of the VP is second fiddle

  • Dogood

    Bola Tinubu as Buhari’s running mate in APC?

    “With the 2011 elections, heavy financial prices were paid to Lagos and Ondo State
    opposition political leaders to secure the vote for the president (Jonathan) against the
    interest of PDP at the state level.

    The situation where the president (Jonathan) surreptitiously invited Bola Tinubu, lifting him at night
    by presidential aircraft from Lagos to Abuja, to hatch a plan for Bola Tinubu to support one PDP
    presidential candidate (Jonathan) at the expense of all other PDP candidates for any office in Lagos,
    can only be described as obscene, unethical, corruption-ridden and a show of bad leadership.

    Whatever amount of money was given to Bola Tinubu to procure votes for the 2011 presidential election in Lagos
    was, to say the least, unnecessary. What made this phenomenon particularly bad was that government had raised
    the money from government transactions which fuel corruption”.

    ………….General Olusegun Obasanjo

    (My Watch – published November 2014)

    • Grace

      Baba oby was under the influence of akpeteshi when he wrote this.

  • Maria

    If Jonathan has done well, there wont be any need for his internet moles to be restless. Jonathan had mu support in 2010/2011 but now the man is a failure. I can see that because their master has been a failure, emergence of GMB has been a headache for them.

  • Wähala

    Firstly, I think it is right and just to compensate Gov. Fayemi for organizing a ‘model convention’ that proved to the world that Nigeria can still get it right. He has the pedigree and track record to assist the fossil, Buhari… in case of “incasity” as we say in Igbo land. Afterall, we’ve been there before… remember UMYA ati Turai Cabal? We must get it right this time and the concession going to Tinubu is more than justified because he not only has a good eye for picking good leaders, their records have more than proven Bob Chicago right! Mesef, I prefer Fayemi’s wife, wallahi… I’ve said so before. That said, a hard look has to be given to Govs. Oshimhole, Okorocha and Amaechi for their efforts as well… as consolation!

    • Damian

      @ Wahala,

      Alhaji Kayode Fayemi is incompetent and prodigal. He is morally unfit for public office.
      A Muslim-Muslim ticket for APC will cause the party to lose friends and alienate people.
      The best bet for Buhari as running mate in APC today is Rochas Okorocha, quite clearly.

      • Efe Urhobo

        WILL RAJI FASHOLA MAKE GOOD RUNNING MATE TO BUHARI?

        “Urhobo man say ‘instead make i born mumu, make i born thief’.
        Somehow, that statement makes sense. I just realize that it is better
        to give birth to a Tinubu than a Fashola”.

        “I have always seen through Raji Fashola. I have watched his decisions,
        and utterances, and I have come to realize that this Raji Fashola does not
        have the two round inhabitants of a scrotum”.

        “I begin to wonder who Fashola married. Where is the intuitive advice of his wife?
        If he was married to a Patience Jonathan, he would have since extricated
        the festering fingers of Tinubu from the power structures of the state”.

        “Fashola, riding on his popularity and goodwill, would have been the one to choose
        his successor, become vice presidential candidate, or at worst, senator.
        Now watch Fashola slide into the abyss of political infecundity”.

        ………….Ena Ofugara

        [December 5, 2015]

        • Wähala

          Biko, butter your agege bread make I butter mine… are for the opposition? Worry about the impending implosion of the PDP and leave me to my bottle of odeku… will you?

      • SenatorD

        Tell them Bro… Let them repeat Awo and MKO Abiola’s statement, ” I don’t need the Ibos to be Nigeria’s President”… The rest they say is History…. hahaha

    • Gideon Orkar

      Yes let’s give it to him. Sleeping on a N50 million bed gives great wisdom!

      • Wähala

        Yes oo! Let’s give it to him…
        Didn’t you hear Buhari? He said, “even if I have the money, I will not do so”. Translation: he’s “aka gum” as we say in Igbo land… means, ‘stingy mordafcuker’! Gen. Buhari ati Gov. Fayemi will sleep wherever Dumbo ati Hippo are currently sleeping, I won’t trust Buhari to renovate Aso Rock if I were in your shoes, just my advise. Sai Buhari!

        • Coartem

          Oh….So you dont support Kwankwamso again? Truly, your insanity is intractable. I am praying for you sha

      • Impartial

        Any proof of the cost of the bed? Did your Fayose show you a receipt, or anything remotely close to a proof?

        • Philomena

          Just like looking for receipt or evidence that MKO abiola stole money from ITT. Be there looking for receipt.

          • Impartial

            What, then, emboldens you to advance such a wild allegation, more so, seeing that you and Fayose have nothing close to a proof? Fayose is the governor of the state, and has access to all the documents relating to the purchase. Why is it difficult for him to prove his allegation even when he was challenged to do so? Only gullible people would believe such an impetuous fellow!

  • Ola Davies (Lagos)

    BUHARI AND HIS MUSLIM-MUSLIM TICKET

    APC will be making the greatest mistake of its life to take Bola Tinubu and Raji Fashola at their word.
    Both men say with silliness that Yoruba Christians don’t mind a Muslim-Muslim ticket. Both men are daft.
    Or if not daft they are living in time-warp. Times have changed. Christians are taking no nonsense in 2015.

    Never have Yoruba Christians felt so insulted by Yoruba Muslims – some of whom declare themselves dominant.
    All churches met last year and directed Christians to vote against any Muslim governorship candidate in Lagos.
    That resolution will automatically be extended to the presidential election should Buhari pick a Yoruba Muslim.

    • Wähala

      Mr. Mumu… Go-siddon!
      Nothing like, “Yoruba Christians” and “Yoruba Muslims”…it is all part of your moron’s divisiveness along religious lines, it failed when fake pastor, Adeboye, call his Redeem boy, Emmanuel, to order. Goes to prove me right that Dumbo is a wicked Ijaw President whose only known drunken tactic is to create trouble among peace-lovers. Regardless how many handles you post with, know this… For Nigerians, Buhari is now a Cult Figure like Che & Hogu Chavez. To them the choice is between corruption and incorrigible… and, it’s as easy as sex!

      • SenatorD

        Now I know you are smoking ganja… I never knew the best mumurity can be found in you… Religion is a major cause of trouble around the world and you are saying Nigeria is an exception! I guess you must be an alien from outer space… Among families religion has caused death and betrayal not to talk of Yorubas clan…

        • tundemash

          Religion is the opium of the poor like you and those millions around the world; keep getting high on it.

          In Yoruba land, muslims celeberate Easter and Xmas with their Christian friends and families an Xtians enjoy Ramadan chicken and Ileya ram with their muslim friends and families.

          Insanity is what is making you and Ola Davies see what does not exist !!!

          • SenatorD

            Frustrated nonentity like you… Keep lying to yourself… Everyone knows that any true Muslim hates a Christian… I believe according to you the Palestinians are good examples of your explanation….

          • tundemash

            yeah right ….. Mujahideen Asari Dokubo, Muazu, Tukur, Sambo, Musiliu Obanikoro, Aliko Dangote all hate Dumbo GEJ.

            Next time, do not write while still high on ogogoro.
            Religion is the opium of the poor like you

    • endingNaija

      “Yoruba Christian”, “Yoruba Muslim”? Where is that coming from? I know the disease was invented by Goodluck Jonathan campaign team. And it died when they saw it was making them and their candidate-Goodluck Jonathan lose very fast among Yorubas. Please continue to live with your corpse called “Yoruba Christian/Muslim” and hasten the final death and burial of the chance of President Goodluck Jonathan in Yorubaland! Thank for finally burying Goodluck Jonathan’s chance in Yorubaland for sleeping with this corpse-“Yoruba Christian/Muslim” false and diseased dichotomy!

      • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

        Bruv, I am only surprised that they have not coined “Yoruba aborishas”!

    • Okikiola Beckley

      Where did you get that from? Yorubas don’t give a hoot about religion. This polarisation was engineered by GEJ and his cohorts thinking that they will secure the Xtain votes enblock.

      • SenatorD

        You are do daft except you came from the moon… This is an open truth…

    • SenatorD

      Dear Prince Ola Davies you are 100% correct… Enough is enough! God bless your late father a great Oba he was…

  • Uturu Mgbagbu

    Again, the indecisive,extremist, cowardly, wicked, murderous, illiterate Buhari is hiding behind other people to make decisions just as he did with Tunde Idiagbon in the junta he “led.” He has handed the job of choosing his deputy to the thieving graduate of “University of Chicago,” Oluwole campus. At (officially) 72 years old, Buhari’s decision making is not getting any better.

    • Northerner

      I think ur name Defined ur attitude. U are a g@y dumbass, a retard, imbecile moron! U are just clueless and brain wash like GEJ! U can hang urself if u want, but Buhari is the next president (2015)

      Beside, ur name don’t even sound like a Nigerian, maybe ur mother was raped and dump near our boarder!

    • Wähala

      Mumu Gejito!
      Buhari is really buttering una agege bread by his win o!
      Hahaha chai.. na laffu for kalabari, Tufiakwa!!

  • Sholoko

    ROTIMI AMAECHI AS BUHARI’S BEST VICE PRESIDENT?

    “The only way to stop us from stealing is to stone us.
    The Nigerian followers are as guilty as the Nigerian leaders.
    The Nigerian institutions are all compromised;
    and there is no alternative to them as it is”.

    “Nigerians appear not to be against stealing and corruption
    but only against how long you stay stealing and being corrupt.
    Don’t ever expect those in public office to fight corruption
    on these facts.”

    ….…..APC Governor, Rotimi Amaechi

    (Rivers state)

    (June 30th, 2014)

    • Wähala

      Gejito!
      Buhari is really buttering una agege bread by his win o!
      Hahaha chai.. Tufiakwa!!

    • Grace

      He was on coke kola when he said that.

      • SenatorD

        Are you sure?

        • Grace

          How can a normal person make such statements in.public???? Dont We know that they are all thieves???

  • Elder Kuti

    Editor sir,

    My heart and prayers are with General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd).
    He is surrounded by thieves, rogues and financial criminals in APC.
    Assuming his personal rating today is 80% it will drop to 30% once
    he announces his running mate who must be picked from inside APC.

    Egg heads are talking through their hats about geopolitical considerations.
    But such considerations are secondary to Buhari’s own anti-graft reputation.
    Buhari is now in a dilemma of his life with the options offered inside the APC.
    Anyone he chooses will immediately rubbish Buhari’s anti-corruption stance.

    • Wähala

      Gejito!
      Buhari is really buttering una agege bread by his win o!
      Hahaha chai..!!

    • Otile

      What 9ja needs is Jerry Rawlings treatment. There is no patriotic Nigerian in politics today. All of them are in it for self-aggrandizement.

      • Musilu

        Gbam! Otile if to say I see you in person eh, I for give 1 carton of anything you wan shack.

        • Otile

          Thank you brother.

      • endingNaija

        Including the “Christian” Ijaw President -Goodluck Jonathan! Right?

        • Okikiola Beckley

          Thank you my brother. Because it is imminent Buhari is going to be the next president,they are talking of Jerry Rawling’s treatment.

      • Grace

        Gbam!! A jj rawling’s treatment will sanitize the nigerian system. I pray for it oo!

    • Warri Boy

      He can pick that criminal who sleeps on N50m bed…or the Chief immigration and deportation officer of Eko….Which one concern me…after losing in a land slide in the last seven presidential elections, there is no way he will not lose this his 8th attempt…no matter the threats, a loser will always lose

      • Impartial

        Where is the proof that the bed cost N50m? Have you forgotten that Fayemi’s media aide challenged Fayose to show the world proof that the bed cost that much and that all we got from your dear friend, Fayose, was grave silence? You need to throw another leg. Do you really know the meaning of deportation?

    • tundemash

      When buhari chose okadigbo, eme-ezoouke and tunde bakare in the past 3 attempts, how much votes did you give him ? Since the religious fanaticism tag failed, the attack is now about the choice of the vice-president and I am certain once he weathers that storm too, you would shift attack to choice of clothes or shoes he wears.

      Once again, i ask you, when buhari chose okadigbo, eme-ezoouke and tunde bakare in the past, how much votes did you give him ? Or what was wrong with those choices too ?

      • Otile

        Abubakar tundemash, nobody can fault Imam Buhari for clothes or shoes he wears. Imam is a handsome man, and clean. You and your party are the ones that mock President Jonathan for having no shoes when he was born.

        But the hypocritical mockers forget that Jonathan’s parents were hardworking and might not have enough to pay his tuition and have extra to buy him shoes. The hypocritical mockers may be those whose education was paid free without any effort on their part. And the hypocritical mockers must understand that no condition is permanent.

      • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

        This instant gratification about a janjaweed primary election is abnormal…..do you even realise that Buhari will be defeated fair and square again ?

        • tundemash

          yeah right hence your life has been upside down since when Buhari was chosen as APC candidate. If you are so sure Buhari will be defeated, why spend so much time on preaching ethnic and religious divide on APC/Buhari stories? Why not spend a bit of time on stories concerning Dumbo ?

          You have every reason to fear; the end of “awoof” aomnesty money has come. Jail to looters and their dependants like you in 2015.

  • K. S. Jaja

    APC should prepare to govern North & West…while the East & South sort themselves out individually or get into the much dreaded merger.

    Honestly, from the look of things, the seemingly unlikely merger of South & East is becoming imminent.

    • Northerner

      APC format:

      President – North
      Vice Pres – South
      Senate Pre- South West
      Speaker Reps- North Central (East are not Nigerians)

      • Otile

        You are a true Nigerian. Without saying it, this is the belief of Nigerians. May God grant your format.

      • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

        At least you are honest about how Fulani northerners like you feel…..thanks

      • John Tanimu

        Yet you were all jumping up and down when Tambuwal took the slot reserved for the SW! And now you can list out a power sharing arrangement? Hypocrite!
        I only pity the yourubas. Eternal servitude..

        • Northerner

          Shut up! Tambuwal was the most deserved!

        • tundemash

          Pity yourself and your generations unborn you have mortgaged their future for stove and a bag of rice. How does ethnic leadership translate to prosperity for populace? What did Yorubas gain from OBJ’s 8 yrs Presidency or Bankole’s Speakership. What has you, John “f00l” Taminu gained from 6 yrs of Dumbo’s Presidency?

          My advice: Get education because the amnesty “awoof” would surely dry up next year.

    • Otile

      Actually there is no need for merger. East can stand on their own, South can stand on their own.

    • TONY

      true talk. nigeria going going………….

  • Otile

    Azubike wandaa, we told you so.

  • Concerned Citizen

    I wish he would be brave enough to pick Fashola. Unfortunately we leave in the real world, where most Nigerians see themselves in tribes and religious groupings.Fashola’s accomplishments speak for itself. He would have made a great VP.

  • uduakomiri

    News in town has it on good authority that Tinubu has selected himself as the Vice running mate of Buhari…
    This whole thing is looking like pally-pally thing oh…rub my back I rub yours
    It’s like the South-South and South-East do not exist in APC
    Unfortunately, APC might in some sense be a better party than PDP but in terms of strategic thinking, they are zero.
    The first mistake the party made is in the choice of their presidential candidates…
    Buhari, much as he is admired around the country, is mathematically not favoured to win the election. He has been beaten on 3 occasions by PDP, he is getting into mid-70s and would be nearly 76 by the time he finishes his first tenure (if he wins). Most Nigerians between the 18-25 age range have no idea who he is or what he stands for, that means already a substantial number of people within the voting age wont even be convinced about Buhari’s abilities neither would they be interested to vote for someone who has very little in common with them, that is to say if demographics play any major role in Nigerian elections.
    So Buhari should not have been one of the APC presidential candidates at the primaries. APC should have chosen its candidates from the rank of governors, reps, and senators, or encouraged younger reputable ex-military governors from across Nigeria to challenge Jonathan. Another terrible move APC made its obvious bias for northern candidates.
    Much as many Nigerians wont pay so much attention to where the candidate comes from, during the proper campaigns, PDP is going to use the northernisation of APC to whip up ethnic and religious sentiments. They will destroy any chance of APC gaining sizable votes from the south on this basis especially the South-South, and South-East.
    In fact, the way things stand, APC has already lost the votes from the South except for the few states in the South West.
    In next year’s presidential election, the battle grounds would be North west, and North central. North-east is balkanised to it is almost certain there will be not elections in that zone. This is going to work against any northern candidate because PDP will be fighting for votes in the North west and central, but would almost certainly win by wide margins in the south-south, and south east.
    Again, if Buhari picks a running mate from the South-West, he is only fraternising with an area that is already supporting him and that would be too predictable. He doesn’t seem to have learned from the last presidential elections against Jonathan. Buhari, during the last elections, hardly bothered to campaign in the core south-south, south-east areas which turned out to be a ghastly mistake. He is repeating the same thing all over again.
    In politics, you endeavour to gain the support of areas where you have less support, you concentrate your attention on such areas and work harder to establish a foothold rather than remaining in your strongholds.
    My verdict, unless Buhari comes up with a plan totally top-notch and cutting edge in terms of winning the support of the key battle grounds, he is unlikely to win. In previous elections, his opponents were ahead by as much as 10 million votes. Presently, I can hardly see anything on the ground from Buhari or his party that shows they have a plan or even the ability to reverse the trend and narrow the gap. The statistics from previous elections are there for all to see and since 1999, Buhari has contested and lost in all the elections. And again, he has kicked off the current attempt with the same mistakes he made in the past: bad choices in running mate.
    If APC had chosen a much younger, more nationally acceptable person with a relatively untarnished reputation, someone like Tambuwal, Marwa or eve Ribadu (had he not played the traitor) Jonathan might be starring defeat in the face.
    To show how bad the APC choice of presidential candidates were, if a NANS president of 20 years ago were to stand against the current president, GEJ would have lot by a wide margin. A primary 6 school student of Chibok would have beaten GEJ and all his party at next year’s elections on the issue of security. A jobless Nigerian youth would have equally defeated this president if employment is a measure of winning the vote. The old NEPA would have also won against GEJ in the election if stable power supply is the criteria for winning. Same goes for road construction, education, anti-corruption, health, and welfare services. In fact even a dead Yardua would have won an election from the grave against the soulless GEJ. This ironically shows how bad APC candidates because none of the 5 who stood in the primaries could in all honesty win an election against a well-bred cow.
    That on its own its a statement of the state of politics in Nigeria. Sometimes, you wish they could bring back Tafawa Balewa, Zik and Awolowo! At least all three could speak good English, and could comfortably convince anyone on their policies unlike these wolves from all the Nigerian parties of today

    • Otile

      We hear you. The only reason Musa Yar’Adua can still win from the grave if they decide to remove Imam Buhari and insert his name is because of religion and tribe. After all his performance was below zero. Didn’t they call him President Go Slow? Was he called that name for nothing?

      APC chose Imam Buhari because he is a Muslim and Fulani. If they needed an old military administrator who performed more than anyone else in Nigeria they should have drafted General Samuel Ogbemudia. In the history of Nigeria annals the man is second to none. Again, his religion and ethnicity will not let APC give him any chance.

      • endingNaija

        Ole, each time you talk the campaign team of president Jonathan reveal their fear that your candidate will lose against Buhari. Why? This election is going to be about competence and anti-corruption. This is the time we will ask President Jonathan about the his women led by -Diezani Alison-Madueke, Stella Oduah and the money they have kept for him! Just wait ole, sorry o (ti) le!

      • uduakomiri

        Your argument makes no sense. Did you just pick yourself from the barrels of kai kai to type this tripe?

    • SenatorD

      If Buhari’s running mate comes from South West this spells doom for the APC hopeful… sorry, PDP has coasted to victory… Yoruba’s cannot guarantee Buhari’s victory…

    • emmanuel

      The only place Buhari can get 25% in North Central is Niger State. Fulani Herdsmen are still on rampage in that zone killing their people.

      The APC in SW is all about Tinubu selfishness. He conceded speakership to Tamvuwal because of this time.

      The Yoruba person on the street is not same as the Yorubas on the internet. The votes will speak

      Buhari will not get 5 votes from Rivers, Imo and Edo mark this statement

      • martins

        U are part of the NOIPOLL star team.

  • Sharia_Haram

    Ordinarily, the existence of Buhari is a threat to the lives of non-Muslims, particularly Ndi-Igbo.

    Buhari fought and killed a lot of Ndi-Igbo during the civil war(Jihad against non-Muslims).

    Buhari once said…., “What remains for Muslims in Nigeria is for them to redouble their efforts (killing of non-Muslims), educate Muslims on the need to promote the full implementation of Sharia law (Again, the killing of non-Muslims) across Nigeria”.

    As it is, Sharia is the killing of non-Muslims by Buhari’s brothers-in-Islam.

    Going by Buhari’s advice, Boko-Haram had since redoubled their efforts in the killing of non-Muslims. This is well evidenced with the on-going bombing in and around non-Muslim neighborhoods in the North.

    Death to Islamist and Sharia advocates.

    • endingNaija

      I learned that you got an A++ grade in HATRED 101 in the university. Though your post shows your “brilliance” in How To Hate, and validates your grade of A++ in HATRED 101, I still want to hear from you the Hatred Horse!

      • Broadway2

        Thank you endingNaija. Some comments makes me sick.

    • Ahmad

      Honestly I was finding it difficult to believe that there are still educated people who discuss national issues along premodial ethno-religious sentiments untill I came across your silly thoughts. What a pity.

      • SenatorD

        Then you must be an illiterate if you don’t understand the ward in Syria, Iraq, and all of middle East are all about RELIGION… America with all its freedom of rights and speeches cannot allow a Muslim to rule them. Why do you think Turkey is not allowed to join EU? I think your education was just a total fad to impress your village people…

        • tundemash

          Stop spreading ignorance. Show us where it is written America would not allow a muslim to be President or do u think Americans are religious id10ts like yourself ?

          The reasons Turkey is not a European country are ninety-seven percent of its territory lies in Asia. The EU does not need shared borders with Syria, Iran and Iraq as those are trouble zones. Agreeing to one non-European member would open the door for candidates from Cape Verde to Kazakhstan. Turkey is too big for the EU to absorb. With a population predicted to reach 91 million by 2050, it will be the dominant member of the EU.

          Once again, stop spreading ignorance !!!!! And for you to question another person’s education is an irony as you are clearly a bigger village idi0t yourself !

          • SenatorD

            Mumurity is your problem. Turkey does not have population greater than Germany… Every right thinking government are afraid of Muhammad’s children… Even America!

          • tundemash

            Village idi0t, the keyword is PREDICTED. Too early to get drunk on sapele water.

          • SenatorD

            Iran, and most of Asia are muslims…

          • ModyHH

            “The reasons Turkey is not a European country are ninety-seven percent of its territory lies in Asia” That is utter rubbish. The EU has given Turkey several conditions to be met in order to become a member. Some of those conditions have to do with human rights laws and freedom of press etc. Geography has nothing to do with it. Turkey has not met those conditions. Why fabricate things you do not know or care to know?

          • tundemash

            Cl0wn …… just google it and does what you said even support the relgious bigot who claimed it is because Turkey is a muslim country ?

        • Bidemi Lukman

          No doubt that you are educated but there is wide gap between being educated and being enlightned. Go and make your research, the current problem in Iraq is as a result of false war fought by US and UK. Thereafter most of Sadam loyalist who are mainly Sunni’s were falsely imprisoned and persucuted by US and new installed gov in Iraq who are maily Shite. This was the beginning of insurgency in Iraq. When Syria issue came on board, Kofi Anam was appointed to mediate between the two parites to from a transitional government. The problem was compounded when US insisted Asad governemt should not be part of the transitional gov which Russia vehemently disagree with. This forced Kofi to resigned. US suported the opposition which they knew were Alqaeda and mainly Sunni. The Sunni in Iraq joined the Sunni opposition in Syria to oust Asad and Iraqi gov. hence, ISIL.

          I hope you are aware of recent torture report by CIA in which muslims were tortuted by US in secret prisons for over 10yrs on false basis of “911 attack” It has been described as the most henious abuse of human right in history. Most of the detainees were threatened by CIA that their relatives would be raped and beheaded. Pls, search and read the report. Also google and read “operation Northwood”

          ISIL leaders recently confirmed that their beheading of Americans is a result of American secret prisons.

          It seems you dont have an open mind. I expect you to have listened to many Americans documentaries proving the 911 was an insider job. If not, how could a plane made of aluminium including the wing completely entered a building made of Iron and concrete. Like after 30mins after the second plane, a third explosion was heard which brought dowm the building as reported by CNN.

          On NIgeria BH, search youtube to watch Owoye Azazi confirming GEJ PDP role. Azazi is from Bayelsa. He was sacked by his brother after the confession which was followed by his mysterious death

          • SenatorD

            So muslims now distinguish between each other? Sunni and Shiite? Which one Buhari belong to abrg? And tell us which group is more powerful in Nigeria do that we can prepare wella!

          • Bidemi Lukman

            Of all i said, this is the question your inteligence can ask. This suggested that you conceded to all I said except the question. If you are just hearing Sunni and Shite, am left with no doubt that you are ignorant. Do you know how many sects and variuos version of bible there are in christainity?.

    • Hussain

      Please we shouldnt always be talking ignorantly out of sentiment.
      1. Shariah is not only there in islamic law but in all the divine religious christianity and judism inclusive. Know what your divine book says on shariah before condeming others.

      2. On what you said of Baifra that Buhari fought and killed non muslims, remember that Gowon was the Head of State then, which I beleive is a practising christian who cannot other the killing of even other religions’ faithful talkless of his xtian brothers.

      So please think before saying whatever will come from your mouth, no one can use religious to divide us any more in our quest for better leadership for Nigeria.

      • tundemash

        you are asking the d@ft to think ?

        • Dr. Kelechi Ifejiagwa

          TUNDEMASH…U ARE MY CORRECT MAN…HEHEHE…LOVE UR COMMENTS!!

    • martins

      Wat are u on? Gowon was president and a Christian. Bar talk

  • Don

    Osibajo would be politically expedient for GMB. Dont completely jettison religion from this whole issue.

  • adebayo1

    Buhari should com in.

  • warry

    We must assess Buhari based on his antecedents, not what he is told to say now because he wants power

    • tundemash

      it is that same antecedent being firm on corruption and disciplined we are assessing him on. what is your assessment?

      • emmanuel

        Firm on corruption? Midland Bank NNPC account, Suitcases of foreign currencies and PTF (Abacha’s right hand man)

        • tundemash

          what happened to Midland NNPC account ? Why was Buhari not prosecuted ?

          Abacha’s right handman ? Really ? Alamseghia (convicted rogue)’s right hand man has been presiding over this country for 6 years now. No wonder corruption is mere stealing ! I guess na your turn to loot now ….. isn;t it ?

        • martins

          U are so brain washed. And the only advice i ll give u is to change your name.

      • warry

        When GMB was military head of state, he was seen by his colleagues IBB,ABACHA, Dogonyaro etc as ineffective,stubborn and religious extremist, hence they overthrew him. Now to me he is outdated and I have my doubts on his ability to grasp contemporary issues..Remember, even as a former petroleum minister, he recently said I’ll stabilize the oil market

        • tundemash

          Cl0wn …. were you part of these dubious group ?

          Since when has IBB, Abacha, Dongoyaro become your oracles to consult. Since you beleive Abacha, i hope you also believe Abacha’s theory that Saro Wiwa was a murderre and deserved to be hanged .
          Next time, do not write while you are still high on ogogoro.

    • martins

      Then go back to 1983 see Wat his deeds are.Just to give u a clue. when he was president. He foght against maitasina that was worst than boko haram. He crushed them until Niger Republic where they came from. Now Compare him to GEJ who went to Chad to meet with Idris derby who the world knows is the father of boko haram. Nigeria must revisit the statement Azazi made before he was sacked and assassinated by God knows who.

  • sammyctu ode

    I am from SW but would not support a VP Slot from SW because we have ruled for 8 years and other zones need to be given the opportunity. Whether SW gets the VP slot or not, I believe the majority from the zone will support Buhari because we are educated and exposed to vote from our heart. If something happens to Buhari (God forbid) that means a SW person will become President again which might not sit down well with other zones. We shouldn’t have monopoly on power. By His Grace, Buhari will become President come 2015.

    • tundemash

      i concur with you. South Westerners care more about good governance and justice. And it was that justice that made them vote Dumbo in 2011 to spite the Turai cabal but everyone is regretting it now. Same Dumbo people now wants to divide Yorubas along “Yoruba Muslim” and “Yoruba Christians”; whatever that meant to the ethnic and religious bigots.

      Even without the V.P. slot, Buhari will have 99% of Yoruba votes; APC should choose the V.P. from the South East (just as Buhari did in 1999 & 2007) to nullify the ethnic and religious bigots !

      • emmanuel

        You are low in intelligence – SW is Yoruba you mean? So what is differentiate hanging on to Yoruba politics you mentioned and ethnicity? If not for the awareness raised in the last two years by Christians in Lagos, Tinubu would not have chosen a Church goer for the APC (Ambode must watch his back because anything is possible for the Christian haters of Lagos political Lordships). Agbaje must be careful also including his family.

        My friend, voters are getting the manipulation clearer by the day and the polls will speak.

        If you do not understand, Nigerians knows that whatever is not done well by Jonathan’s government is a product of well executed sabotage of those in the APC and their Fulani cohorts.

        I ask you? How come not Fulani Judge jails a Boko Haram person yet the ones tried in the South have been jailed accordingly?

        How come the EFCC takes corrupt politicians to court and the Buba Ibrabims of this world frustrates the cases? Can a president control the Judicoary to get justice for the EFCC?, meddlesomeness and totalitarianism

        • tundemash

          cl0wn, you rank very high in stup1dity …. i guess it was Awo and Zik that appointed Adokie as the Attorney General. As per conviction, the rogues that were convicted in the past, did master rogue Dumbo not “unconvicted” them. A govt with their mor0n supporters who blame everyone else for their incompetence. I guess Muazu, Sambo, Tukur, Rufail Alakli, Gulak, Moro, Olosi Metuh are from Bayelsa.

          Outside ethnic and religious sentiments, you are a d@ft creek monkey. And to think you were misnamed emmanuel is an injustice to that name…… someone must have been high on sapele water on that unfortunate day.

        • Bidemi Lukman

          I hope you are not Pastor Bosun Emmanuel. You need to expunge your head of religious bigotry. It is APC that asked Jonathan to allow Stella Odua to follow him to Isreal while she was under investigation. It was APC that asked GEJ to send raw cash to buy arms, APC equally asked GEJ to buy stove for N9.3m, APC equally asked him to pay trillions of naira for fuel subsidy under one year when his predecessor had paid a maximum of N500b yearly. APC asked him to pardon Alamesiyah and turned judgement in favour of Bode George after serving his terms in jail.etc. Above all, APC told GEJ to tell the whole world that what EFCC and Nigerians are calling corruption is mere staeling. God will surely put you to shame come 2015 when you will follow GEJ to Otueke to continue your stealing ministry.

          • tundemash

            Religion is the opium of the poor, let him keep getting high on it.

        • Bidemi Lukman

          Pastor Bosun Emmanuel, watch Azazi confirmation of GEJ’s PDP role on Boko Haram. Search fro it on youtube as televised by channels. The former NSA was sacked after the confession which was followed by his
          mystererious death. Is it APC that hypnotised Azazi to make the
          confession? I hope you are aware Azazi is from Bayelsa.

        • glo

          YOU TALK OUT OF YOUR NASTY ASS. STOP EMBARRASSING THOSE OF AVERAGE INTELLIGENCE AMONGST YOU.

          • KENNY

            YES, CHANGE ALL THE WAY, WE HAVE SUFFERED ENOUGH. IN 2011 I VOTED FOR JOHNATHAN HEARING HIS CAMPAIGN, BUT REVERSED IS THE CASE OF HIS ACTION IN FOUR YEARS. B/4 HE CAME PDP WAS ABOUT DYING THINKING HE WILL RESUSCITATE THE PARTY FROM DYING, BUT HE AS KILLED THE PARTY FINALLY. LET ANOTHER PARTY TRY AND LET SEE WHAT HAPPEN.

        • Salisu H. Ibrahim

          Purely religious bigots is what you are. In all your comments you keep on nagging about Christians vs Muslims, perhaps this has shown how little you are upstairs in understanding what constituted the nitty gritty in the Nigerian politics ..keep on dreaming!.

    • martins

      U ar just right. I truly support your opinion.

  • favourtalk

    Let the right man comes in, we need buhari now more than before…change all the way in aso rock

  • emmanuel

    Kayode Fayemi is the APC choice.

    The. Man who was roundly defeated some weeks ago in Ekiti State is set to join another serial election looser to continue the charade.

    Those who feel Jonathan should go to hell in their bid to become Vice President should know that politics and student unionism or rascality are not the same.

    Tinubu kept his core SW state votes together to enable him get the VP while spent forces – Oyegun was busy making media noise. His Oshiomole also found himself fantasising on becoming a VP while the masters worked forthemselves with everybody”s money.

    Tinubu is applying the same formula the led to Buhari”s defeat in 2011.

    My analysis –

    A Jonathan
    1. Those in PDP in SW, Lagos majority(Igbo and other tribes) NC, SS, SE, Non-Hausa Fulani of the NE and NW will vote in sentiment against Buhari

    2. Amaechi and Oshiomole will now become cameloenic

    3. The anti-Buhari Fulani cabal will do what they are used to, sabotage him.

    4. He will get 25% from all States of the federation

    B Buhari

    1. NW and NE will vote in sentiment for Buhari (Kebbi, Bauchi, Gombe will not give him more than 40% votes) thereby diminishing chances of block votes

    2. He will get 35% votes from Lagos, ogun, Oyo, Kwara, Niger.

    3. He will get 25% vote from Oyo,

    • glo

      then why are you worried about that? shouldn’t you morons be pleased? DUMBOS!

    • sunkani

      So your dumbo has nothing to offer even after spending 5 yrs in office but only to rely on ethic and religion centment. hence the rigrous campaign to devide the country along religion and ethnics lines.
      We are not in 2011now. We have past those ages where Nigerians will b deceived with the choeless theory. We are one Nigeria determine to fight our enemies.

  • Femi

    Wether you like it or Yes, as for me and my household..buhari has our vote. Femi

    • tundemash

      expect the PDPigs and their d@ft follower to muddle the water, it won’t change a thing. No more shall we be divided along ethnic and religious lines !!! Corruption is NOT mere stealing, it is a monster that is breeding other monsters and it is proven the current pretender in Aso Rock is too weak, corrupt and confused to confront it. CHANGE HAS COME !!!

  • favourtalk

    APC have offered the best of the nation and the worst of APC is far better than PDP…..change all the way in abuja

    • glo

      GBAM!!!!!!!!!!! ALL THE WAY!

  • tsunami1earthquake

    These APC people are talking as if they have already won the general election; that is very smug thinking! People should be talking about the best strategy to win the election and these people are saying that, since they gave Buhari 100% of the votes (assuming it is and assuming they really know how other states voted) it would be fair to give the southwest the vice presidential slot! What a way to think! Well, the southwest may have the slot and then we see how the APC will upstage Jonathan. The APC, to be candid, is the party of the southwest and so there is every damn possibility that the southwest will continue to be APC during the elections. Therefore making a southwest person vice president candidate serves no useful purpose as far as electoral fortunes are concerned. What APC should be doing is to venture out of the southwest and Northern States and go into those grey areas it could win more votes and upstage Jonathan! My goodness! These people have not changed in their way of thinking! Anyway good luck in your moves but we see how the cookie is going to crumble, come 2015 general elections. Your best bet is make a southeast person a vice president candidate.

    • A Aminu

      Wait for a thunami in 2015 against your party the PDP. What is wrong in the APC picking the VP candidate from the south west? Don’t you see the chairman is from south south. It is only fair to reward loyalty and south west was loyal. If I were GEJ I will pick David Mark as my VP. After all PDP is a south south party with good support from north central where David Marks comes from. I leave you to complete the equation.

      • glo

        The South west are not only loyal, but by their action, they have proven that they are wiser, and care about the greater good. KUDOS to them.

    • glo

      You idiots invented smug thinking! YOUR BEST IS GEJ, IMAGINE THAT!

  • warry

    I don’t want to be deceived again. If they are to fight corruption why are they accepting stolen money from Rivers State to fund the campaigns and party?

    • Northerner

      U need to make some damage in order to make a big change!

      2015 #AmeachiBuhari

      • Ashibogu

        Haram!

        • glo

          INEPT SWAP THINGS. YOU CAN’T EVEN STOP HARAM, CAN YOU? MORONS.

      • Proudly Niger Deltan

        Who is President …and who is Vice President between the two of them?

        • Northerner

          Either way we are okay with it! But Nigerians prefer Buhari as the president and Ameachi as the VP and Petroleum minister at a time

        • glo

          Who is President…… and who is the Vice President in GEJ’s administration? DAM, MAMA PEACE, NOI, EDWIN CLARK, ETC…? YOU SWINES NOW REALIZE YOU ARE AT YOUR LAST BUS STOP.

    • tundemash

      can you provide a proof please ? Did any govt. insider in Rivers state blew the whistle on this or just some amnesty camp beer parlour gist ?

      • Ashibogu

        Federal Authorities have credible and verifiable evidence of all of Amaechi’s pilfering of Rivers State account for APC activities. It will be made available for all to see anytime soon. Nigeria’s will be utterly shocked by what thy will see. Then, shall Nigerians know that corruption cannot cast out corruption.

        • mike

          Thank God you are sincere enough to admit that the present government in power is corrupt.

        • glo

          That’s all you devourers are good for; manufacturing stories with out an iota of proof with the dubious intention to sew seed of discord! So your brilliant suggestion is that we should keep on riding the wave of corruption DUMBO style. GO TO BLUE HELL!

        • tundemash

          So until it is made available, it remains amnesty camp beer gossip.

      • warry

        In 1983, Buhari, IBB,Abacha said they were fighting corruption, the rest is history. Oil blocks and massive wealth, then compare with Shagari, the corrupt one. Now have you proved any of the corruption songs against GEJ despite numerous probes at the NASS?

        • Progress

          Pls remove Buhari from that list if you fear for the day you will meet with God on the day of judgement!

          • warry

            But Buhari served Abacha and swears till today that Abacha is clean. Meanwhile why did he not appear at Oputa Panel to explain the 2.8 million dollar missing money?

          • endingNaija

            And the Ijaw President -Goodluck Jonathan looking and hunting for votes in Kano state RETURNED the Abacha LOOT to the Children of Abacha-Gumsu ati Mohammed Abacha-abi?

          • warry

            That was a plea bargain which is allowed for in our laws. Are you suggesting that they should imprison the son on behalf of the father? What is required is for the son to cooperate and return what was stolen.

          • Progress

            Okrika rumour. NNPC just cleared Buhari of that cheap FFK type allegation

          • warry

            What you have against GEJ are they not rumors? Please educate me when was the clearance.? Meanwhile, all you have against GEJ have been taken to the NASS over 100 times. We are waiting for tangible incriminating evidence. The accusations against GMB predates GEJ please. Let’s be factual

        • glo

          YOU ARE SO FUNNY! GRASPING AT STRAWS; GEJ, NASS, SSS, ETC…. GO TAKE A SEAT AT THE FAR END OF THE LINE; BETTER YET, YOU CAN GO HUG ONE OF THOSE TRANSFORMERS THAT GEJ DIDN’T CARE TO MAINTAIN.

        • tundemash

          Are u a drowning man clawing at any straw ? Buhari has oil block and yet no house in Abuja, London , Paris ?
          Are you just trying to throw sit everywhere hoping it would stick somehow ?

          Do I need to prove any corruption “songs” against Dumbo with what he himself said:
          “What some people called corruption in Nigeria is mere stealing” . Now let test your sanity; what is your opinion on that statement ?

          • warry

            Stealing is taking what does not belong to you whether Government’s or not, while corruption is using your position to attract unethical favors to yourself. Stealing is worse than corruption was what he meant. People commit outright stealing and we give them a soft landing calling it corruption. Buhari’s friends all have oil blocks, and I repeat he ought not and he is not a poor man despite the mismanagement of his resources. He is coming for the oil block now using the old song

          • tundemash

            cl0wn .. whether stealing or corruption… how many have been convicted in 6years of your m0r0n in power ?

    • Progress

      So it is Rivers money that made majority including SW delegates vote for Buhari?

  • Progress

    A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Osita Okechukwu, has said the Nigerian elite are opposed to the emergence of Muhammadu Buhari as president because they are aware he would wage unreserved war against corruption.

    He said as president, Mr. Buhari, who ruled the country as a military head of state between 1983 and 1985, would rubbish the belief that there is no ideological difference between the APC and the PDP, by implementing the manifesto of the opposition party. Mr. Okechukwu stated this in a goodwill message at the launching ceremony of a group, Friends of Buhari, in Abuja.

    “The tiny top elite are fully aware that General Muhammadu Buhari, GMB, as a president will stridently, in line with the Manifesto of the APC, wage war against corruption,” he said. “They know he will build new refineries, having built two before as Petroleum Minister; hence putting a stop to refined petroleum products importation where they make billions without query. They know he will not carry raw cash to South Africa to buy military equipment or under fund the Army. They know that he and Tam David-West are the only former Ministers of Petroleum who neither own an oil block nor a petrol station.

  • Proudly Niger Deltan

    “Our history is replete with numerous and uncontrollable instances of callous and insensitive dominatory repressive intrigues by those who think it is their birthright to dominate till eternity the political and economic privileges of this great country to the exclusion of the people of the Middle Belt and the south…”

    “They have almost succeeded in subjugating the Middle Belt and making them voiceless and now extending same to the south. …Anything that has a beginning must have an end…the time of reckoning has come.”

    “… even though they contribute very little economically to the well-being of Nigeria, they have over the years served and presided over the supposedly national wealth derived in the main from the Middle Belt and the southern part of this country, while the people from these parts of the country have been completely deprived from benefiting from the resources given to them by God.”

    “In the light of all the above and in …the overall progress of the Nigerian state a temporary decision to excise the following states namely, Sokoto, Borno, Katsina, Kano and Bauchi states from the Federal Republic of Nigeria comes into effect immediately…”

    Gideon Orkar
    April 22,1990.
    Lagos,Nigeria.
    MAJOR GIDEON ORKAH

    • Ibraheem Aruna

      This would have been work over if your candidate was able to deliver. Are a majority of us better off since he took over.? The South south had her chance, did they deliver? Please be objective.

      • glo

        God bless you.

      • warry

        Yes, what is needed is the continuation of the reforms and programs, not reversal .No magic, anybody claiming to be a magician is not sincere. Remember, the magician had almost 2years in an authoritarian regime before. Where there poor people?

        • tundemash

          which reform ? Reform of insecurity, corruption, non-prosecution of oil subsidy rogues, no prosecution of pension funds, malabu oil deals, non payment of court-awarded damages to ogonis, national award to looters, pardoning of convicted looters, ………….. need i say more ?

          • warry

            Are you still suffering from military hangover? We want people to expose corruption and see whether GEJ will interfere with the prosecution? This is a democracy where every organ of Govt is supposed to work. The pres is not CJ. Corruption cases take too long in our courts. That is the problem, but lawyers will tell you that due process has to be followed

        • Igwee!!!

          Nobody is talking about a magician here. What we are talking about is “stabliser”. We need a stabiliser, first of all. Jona cannot reform anyone, including himself, in an atmosphere of daily mass murder and a refusal to show enough responsibility in the face of it. Boko haram, kidnappers and armed robbers are killing us left, right and centre. And yet, the Commander-in-Chief is trying to occupy himself with the petty shody and worthless task of chasing Tambuwal and Obasanjo.

        • djay

          Continuation of suffering and to waste another precious 4 yrs of my life and our children abi? God forbid. I am neither a carrying card member of Pdp or Apc but I was taught one thing in life that if an approach to a problem doesn’t yield result you must change strategy and that’s what my family and I will do come 2015.

  • Olu. Oluwadare

    Prayer for Nigeria:
    Oh God of heaven and earth!
    1. Every person in this country who plots evil against this country for their personal gains. Please visit them with calamities that they will not be able to withstand.
    2. Anybody who logs on to this forum to post deceptive comments aimed at twisting around issues just because they are on the payroll of anybody who does not want progress for the ordinary Nigeria. Please allow him to work tirelessly an make all the money he/she can make (pocket full) but may he/she spend it burying his/her family members as attonement for the blood of innocent Nigerians who have died or insurgency, hunger and all other crises caused by the problems caused by his/her employers.
    3. Be they “Muslims”, “Christians”, “cultist”, “idol worshipers”, may the rough of whatever the doers of evil against this country believe in be upon them and their household and those who benefit from the evil they do.

    Please say amen in line with what you believe in.

    • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

      Amen.

      • mao

        Amen

    • justice

      AMEN!!!

    • warry

      Amen

    • sharp shape

      Amen !

  • mike

    Truth be told, Amaechi is the new face of APC. He is the person that has given the party the high level of vibrancy that the party is enjoying right now. It would be wise to sustain the momentum by handing him position of vice president.
    The young man has the admiration that traverses the entire nation. His doggedness in the fight against impunity and injustice, as being perpetrated by the pdp government has put him in the limelight of the political emancipation of the Nigerian populace.
    Anaechi knows the game and he knows how to play it. Putting one obscure candidate in that position just to satisfy one region would be a big mistake.

    • Igbinoba

      “The only way to stop us from stealing is to stone us.
      The Nigerian followers are as guilty as the Nigerian leaders.
      The Nigerian institutions are all compromised;
      and there is no alternative to them as it is”.

      “Nigerians appear not to be against stealing and corruption
      but only against how long you stay stealing and being corrupt.
      Don’t ever expect those in public office to fight corruption
      on these facts.”

      ….…..APC Governor, Rotimi Amaechi

      (Rivers state)

      (June 30th, 2014)

  • Encore

    WILL RAJI FASHOLA MAKE GOOD RUNNING MATE TO BUHARI?

    “Urhobo man say ‘instead make i born mumu, make i born thief’.
    Somehow, that statement makes sense. I just realize that it is better
    to give birth to a Tinubu than a Fashola”.

    “I have always seen through Raji Fashola. I have watched his decisions,
    and utterances, and I have come to realize that this Raji Fashola does not
    have the two round inhabitants of a scrotum”.

    “I begin to wonder who Fashola married. Where is the intuitive advice of his wife?
    If he was married to a Patience Jonathan, he would have since extricated
    the festering fingers of Tinubu from the power structures of the state”.

    “Fashola, riding on his popularity and goodwill, would have been the one to choose
    his successor, become vice presidential candidate, or at worst, senator.
    Now watch Fashola slide into the abyss of political infecundity”.

    ………….Ena Ofugara

    [December 5, 2015]

    • Phil Anani

      @ Encore:

      Global Security Report confirms the existence of Muslim cells in Yorubaland allied to Al Qaeda,
      besides the tens of militant fighters of Yoruba origin captured by the Nigerian Army on the battlefield
      as Jihadists in the ranks of Boko Haram.

      When Yoruba Christians wake up from slumber they will realize they are surrounded by the most
      virulent and militant Muslims today. I pity Yoruba Christians because they are un-armed and
      defenceless, even though they are in trouble.

      They assume that Boko Haram is just a Hausa/Fulani murder machine. They do not fully understand
      the concept of global jihad underway. Indeed, Yoruba Christians do not connect the dots that
      since Yoruba Muslims are active cells in Al Qaeda, those cells are invariably allied to Boko Haram –
      whose stated aim is the ‘mass killings of all Christians’.

      • Akindolamu

        Hello Reno Omokri the coordinator of President Jonathan’s online campaign team!!! You are still hunting for your illusory votes among “Yoruba Christians”? I am thick skin Yoruba first and last. I am a devout Christian. We Yorubas are just laughing at the folly of the campaign team of President Jonathan!!! Please go and read about Yoruba Culture and Civilization. This is a Civilization you suddenly wake up and you think you can manipulate for reasons of some fleeting votes for your candidate-President Jonathan! Na wa o! Like most people, We Yorubas DO NOT joke around with our culture. It is first and Last. We just laugh at your folly!

      • Salisu H. Ibrahim

        I don’t think you do either. The concept of jihad is not restricted to a phenomena but can take many dimensions regardless of the circumstances at play. Who ever ran away from evils to sanity he is performing a jihad (jihadinafsi) fighting his conscience to uphold good virtues that pleases Allah. If you hate Muslim for misdeed or

        any other humanly mistakes, you will not hate Islam because Islam preaches good deeds not evil, one can only be deceived provided you did not avail yourself with opportunity to know Islam and what its stood for. Read the Qur’an/Hadith, perhaps your gaze may be widening to see Islam not from the surface or reading texts that criticize it without investigations. Now, with Militants activities and several unanswered accusations from insiders including confessions by Gej, Okah, Stephen Davis, the illegal arms deal with Ayo plane etc..all attempt to find the truth about who is or are sponsors of BH proved abortive. Who is now frustrating the effort to deal with the insurgency once and for all…..As far as i know without apology, Hausa/Fulani are the only tribes who holds the patriotism to keep Nigeria as an entity, accommodating every other ethnic groups fairly as you can testify by those living in the Northern Nigeria. That has never been mated to ethnic groups of the north in the south (there is only one mosques in Eket Akwaibom for Muslim worshipers) whereas in Zaria alone there are more than 100 churches spread all over carrying out their activities without hindrance…go out of your state and know Nigeria not from your bedroom….

      • Rominiyi

        I am a Yoruba. I am a Muslim. My wife is Christian. My Children are free to choose whichever of the two. Most people inherit religion from their parents without option to choose. The Yoruba’s are the most tolerant religion wise. Before the Arab and Caucasian Slave traders Yoruba’s have their traditional religion. Many Yoruba’s still practice that. My father a Muslim who recite the full quran every week, travel to mecca and umura more times than I can remember drives our christian Yoruba neighbor and friend with his car to Church at Balogun in Osogbo. I went to a catholic missionary school. Dine and wine with my mostly christian friends and family members. Other tribes and religion business men and women are trying to devide Yoruba’s along religion line for monetary and political reasons. It is difficult for Yoruba’s to start killing each other on account of religion for a lot of reasons among which are education and enlightenment among the less educated. The problem has surface because politicians are now using it to gains sympathy and vote. If other tribes will be as tolerant religion wise we will have a more peaceful Nigeria. This problem is a burden and disease which nigeria placed on the Yoruba’s for which we must never allow to infect us.

        • Holy Warrior

          @ Rominiyi,

          You are very right. Yoruba people have been the most tolerant of religious differences.
          But tolerance is not the same as foolishness. The cost of that tolerance is now as follows:

          “[On this clamour for a Christian as Lagos state governor]….
          we should not introduce something that will start affecting
          the consciousness of the people. We shouldn’t put in the
          people’s consciousness what they were not thinking about
          before. Even if you look at it closely you will find that the
          dominant people in Lagos state are Muslims”
          .

          ……..Alhaji Tola Kasali

          (Lagos Commissioner for Rural Affairs under Bola Tinubu)

          [October 25th, 2014]

          • Sammy

            Yoruba Muslims have destroyed Yoruba unity forever, with their illiteracy and local behaviour!

          • Akindolamu

            You are NOT Yoruba. You are South South. You are from Niger Delta and a member of President Jonathan’s campaign team. You have no say on YORUBA ISSUES. Face your OILY OIL!. Stay and keep off, you are a liar and dubious. Goodluck Jonathan has LOST Yoruba votes enmass and there is nothing you can do about that anymore.

          • SenatorD

            No true Lagosian has ever governed Lagosian State. Even, the Aworis in mainland have never gotten a first class ruler or commissioner in any administration in Lagos whether past or present… So, APC tell us why?

          • Akindolamu

            Thank you “Holy” Warrior Mr. Intolerance “Holy” Warrior. You cannot change a culture that is BC-okay? That is who we are as Yorubas-Tolerant and Inclusive. We will NOT allow you to change our culture for the sake of the votes your candidtate-President Jonathan is looking for in Yorubaland. You cannot suddenly turn us into intolerant people and intolerant culture just because you are looking for some transient votes in 2015 for a transient president -Jonathan and post-Nigerian Presidency. For us Yorubas like any other national group, we look beyond Nigerian Presidency-okay? Thanks the INTOLERANT “Holy” “Christian” warrior!!!

        • Nwa Aba {Biafran}

          Hope you have not damaged her p**y with your dangerous dirty unsecunsised d*ck
          Why muslim men going after christian girls
          is muslim girls not good enough for christian men?

      • SenatorD

        True! Well, don’t worry the Christians are not sleeping as you supposed… We all know Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola is a Jihadist… We also know about Tinubu and Fashionable sponsoring cells around South Western states. Christians are praying and also scheming out counter measures… Let them launch…

  • olotito

    Nigerians shld be ready for the change come 2015….the Change at its peak

  • Truthometer

    #ForMeAndMyHouseholdWeShallVoteForBuhari

  • TrueNja

    General Buhari, General Buhari, General Buhari, how many times did I call you? Pls learn from Ribadu. Bola Tinubu is a user. He will use you and dump you. The two mentioned names are Bola Tinubu stooges. Former President Obasanjo said it all in his book “My Watch” that Bola Tinubu was the most corrupt governors among 28 governors EFCC investigated. For God’s sake, how can you consider a looser like former governor Kayode Fayemi? The man lost badly that he couldn’t even win his local government. Also, nobody know the other man Yemi Osibanjo. It was in his watch as an attorney general of Lagos state and Tinubu stole all Lagos state money dried. Please pray and choose a credible vice yourself. The vice president that will continue your good work. Beware of imposition.

  • It is good to know that the Southwest delivered 100% of her votes to GMB in the primary. Very well done. Also, the Southwest has the next most votes behind the entire North to cast in the general 2015 election. It is sure that GMB will secure most of the Northern votes. To ensure his being elected as President without fail, a VP from the next most populous voters, that is, from the Southwest should be chosen to put a nail the coffin of a Jonathan re-election. Do this to be doubly sure of a GMB victory. We can no longer afford a Jonathan re-election. Eh don do! God bless my Nigeria.

    • SenatorD

      Now, I see a big clown you can be… Obasanjo became President despite Yorubas opposition in 1999 and the same in 2003… Jonathan got a few vote from the South West and still became President… ACN + AD and Co. merger cannot guarantee APC the Presidency come 2015 if APC undermine other important ethnic groups… Well, I guess you guys will repeat history like Awo and MKO Abiola…. hahahahaaa

      • SenatorD. Politics, they say, is a game of numbers. Nobody ever won the Nigerian Presidency without the Northern vote which is majorly guaranteed for General Buhari. The next most populous votes are in the Southwest, which will also go to Buhari. This will bring a bandwagon effect to the Southeast and Middlebelt votes. I predict Jonathan will lose 20% to Buhari’s 80%. No major ethnic group will be marginalized by the APC-Buhari ticket, be assured of that. All groups will be taken good care of in the NEW Nigerian APC government. Bye bye to Jonathan, his mass girl abductors, mass religious-ethnic murderers. Nigeria has had enough of devilish reign.

      • rudeboy 777

        SenatorD in the last general elections the southwest voted GEJ no doubt, but trust me this time around the South-West and Northern Nigeria is solidly behind GMB…GEJ will carry the South-East and South-South but this time around he doesn’t have the South-west…SenatorD nobi mouth, GEJ will loose this time except he gets the Southwest votes which is very impossible ‘this time around’…come to the southwest and see how they despise GEJ, anybody wey vote GEJ for southwest na stone dem go stone…

      • SenatorD. Politics, they say,
        is a game of numbers. Nobody ever won the Nigerian Presidency without the
        Northern vote which is majorly guaranteed for General Buhari. The next most
        populous votes are in the Southwest, which will also go to Buhari. This will bring
        a bandwagon effect to the Southeast and Middlebelt votes. I predict Jonathan
        will lose 20% to Buhari’s 80%. No major ethnic group will be marginalized by
        the APC-Buhari ticket, be assured of that. All groups will be taken good care
        of in the NEW Nigerian APC government. Bye bye to Jonathan, his mass girl
        abductors, mass religious-ethnic murderers. Nigeria has had enough of devilish
        reign.

  • Public Records

    “Everybody in Yorubaland is looking for a way to liberate themselves once again from (APC)
    – the pretenders who claim to be progressives but are the opposite of anything progressive.
    They say they are ‘progressives’ but they admit all the corrupt people from the PDP and bring
    them together to form the All Progressives Congress [APC]. What is progressive about
    ex-Governor Nyako of Adamawa state, for example? Now that the Yoruba people have known
    that the APC is worse than PDP in corruption, impunity, and, lack of internal democracy,
    we have to vote against APC.”

    ……….Senator Femi Okunrounmu

    (Yoruba Leader and co-orodinator of 2014 National Conference)

    [July 26th, 2014]

    • Otitokoro

      In Yoruba land in contemporary period-21st century, we know that we Yorubas have two traitors to the Yoruba cause among us. Incidentally both bear the names Femi. They are Femi Fani Kayode and Femi Aribisala. Do you want to add a third Femi? I am asking because when we Yorubas LEFT your PDP for you and built a new party with our sweat and resources together with other Nigerian national groups, does what you say make sense? We Yorubas together with others BUILT APC, and you are saying in the most contradictory manner “liberate … from APC…” By your statement you are standing deep thought and logic on their head. Why? It is common sense to assume that when you are part of those who BUILT a thing then you CO-OWN it. So we Yorubas CO-OWN APC because we Yorubas CO-Built APC with other national groups in our country ON EQUAL GROUNDS. Given my submission here hence I asked if you want to add a third Femi to the list of Yoruba TRAITORS (among we Yorubas) who bear the name Femi because what you just said here is thougtless-“This is Oro sunukun because otitokoro.” meaning ‘This is deep thought because truth is bitter”-Think deep my friend and take note. This is otitokoro-the old one and I sign this post.

      • SenatorD

        Where did you get the funds to build your Progressive party? APC is nothing but a party for Some Yoruba cliques and few northerners. PDP is the only party with National outlay… The Yorubas got right years under them.. The northerners also got theirs and even a minority got to become President courtesy of PDP… However, the Yorubas have hijacked APC and every other tribe should go to hell… Well, it won’t happen if Buhari refuses to pick an Ibo man as his VP… APC should again dare the Ibo race and see the outcome…

        • Otitokoro

          I am Yoruba. I am concerned ONLY with Yoruba issues. I concede to you your right to discuss other matters. Me? I am Yoruba ONLY. And I am concerned ONLY with Yoruba matters. So? I asked you a simple question: Do you want to add a third Femi to the list of traitors AMONG we Yorubas?The others are Femi Fanikayode and Femi Aribisala. That was my question. Why? When you CO-BUILD a HOME (we Yorubas call it “ILE”, as different from just a physical house), it means we have arrived HOME, and WE CO-OWN it with others . So we Yorubas have arrived in ILE/HOME we CO-BUILT with other national groups. If that bothers you, I am sorry I cannot help you and your anger. I am Yoruba. I am a peaceful personality. My culture is a peaceful one. We call it ALAFIA. We Yorubas are known for this, peace, this ALAFIA that passeth any human understanding, we Yorubas are known for this sense of ALAFIA and peace universally. This is the sense of OMOLUWABI , this sense of peace is what some of you misunderstand. And we understand that you misunderstand. But? My job is first and last Yoruba. You need to deal with this if you wish. Together with other national groups, we Yorubas-have CO-BUILT a new party, and we are marching on. You are free with your interpretations and private animosity and anger. I cannot help you in that regard. But I told you, I am concerned ONLY with Yoruba matters. And we KNOW where we are headed. That is all I need to add to your post. Thank you-otitokoro=Truth is bitter. I sign this.

    • Senator Femi Okunrounmu. So you advocate Yoruba people should vote against both APC and PDP, or vote only against APC. Which Nigerian registered winning party should they vote for? I hope you are not still on the payroll working indirectly for Jonathan after the national conference. If not, join with the rest progressives and team your portion of Yoruba leadership up with APC immediately or show me the logistics of a winning third party.

  • adnoy

    The VP slot shld go to SW. Majority of SE and SS are not voting are no voting for performance , they’re voting because he is from my region or bears Igbo name.

  • My People

    My people,

    Just tell me one multi-religious country that was under armed attack by Muslim Jihadists, like Nigeria today,
    where people there rushed to the polls to vote, en masse, for an Islamist party, like APC, as the solution.

    • endingNaija

      I know you are a member of President Jonathan’s campaign team. I have a question for you. I heard you took the course HOW TO HATE 101 in school, and that you got A+. Can you confirm that you got A+ in HOW TO HATE 101 please? Thanks

      • My People

        Ha, ha, ha. i dey laugh O!!!! Who cares a thing about Mr. Jonathan? Who cares one bit?
        Of what use has his being alive been to me? No use. I don’t give a damn about Jonathan.
        I am inviting clear-headed discussion of the worst crime against humanity; which is, GENOCIDE.

        • Del Roy

          It’s true. I agree with you. Jonathan is actually irrelevant to Nigeria.

        • endingNaija

          You are Reno Omokri-the New Media Adviser to president Jonathan. You coordinate the following online names on behalf of President Jonathan. The names are otile/oleku/the truth/Tawanda/mani_kay/mpitikwelu peter 2000/ deri/Tell me about the theft Diezani Alison Madueke (Goodluck Jonathan’s minister of petreoleum) carries out on behalf of President Jonathan!!! Let us start from there Reno Omokri-You know we know one another. let us drag this a bit boy “Pastor”

          • SenatorD

            Jonathan is not irrelevant ooo. If he were why are you guys here?

  • ozed

    No country that has elected a former military dictator as a democratic leader has ever progressed. Nigeria wants to be the first to achieve this unprecedented feat. God help Naija.

    • endingNaija

      No country that allowed the kind of theft Mrs. Diezani Alison Madueke carries out on behalf of President Goodluck Jonathan will ever make progress. This is why we are stuck. We must end the corruption of Goodluck Jonathan by WITH OUR VOTES asking him to LEAVE ASO Rock in 2015. We Nigerians deserve to be CORRUPTION FREE. How to do this? Vote Goodluck Jonathan OUT in 2015

      • ozed

        we are talking of facts not speculations. We have a house of reps that is run by the opposition that can impeach the President if indeed what you are saying is true. If APC members in the house, who know much more facts than you can ever know, have not initiated impeachment proceeding, is it you who doesn’t know how much a liter of PMS is going for in the international market we should listen to.

        • endingNaija

          Facts? Okay Can you kindly call on your fellow party member, your PDP’s Gubernatorial Candidate in Adamawa-Ribadu to give you a copy of his report, the Ribadu Task Force on Petroleum Industry? At least the report of the task force set up by President Jonathan HIMSELF cannot be speculation!!! The report is the fact and the report is right ON YOUR OILY NOSE and IN YOUR OILY HAND. Go get the fact. Hope this helped?!!!

          • fearless

            Oil! Oil!! Oil!!! Can’t you guys set up a task force on cows, carrots, chicken, groundnut and potatoes? Just leave this oil alone for once…. how can you accuse a man of stealing from his own pot of soup? Parasites like you…

          • endingNaija

            fearless, you seem to be contradicting yourself. But your OILY Ijaw President -Goodluck Jonathan SET UP the Ribadu task Force on Petroleum Industry!!! We owners of cow and groundnut DID not set up the task force. It was set up by your Ijaw Preisdent. Did you forget? Haba! What kinda amnesia be dis? You Ijaw people taya person sef with your LIES!!! I ga laaf taya for Ijaw President! Bring it on baby and you will get hit!

          • warry

            What is in that report that is higher than the audits that were carried out by reputable international audit firms? How about the speculations that monies were also missing when GMB was there and that a probe was also being carried out by the Shagari administration that he overthrew before they could finish their work?

          • ozed

            If the facts are there what is Tambuwal and the APC waiting for? They have the FOI law allows access to all documents. The have the power to call for any document and make it public why have they not done it?
            The can move the motion for impeachment now why are they not doing it? Because they need their perceived levers of corruption intact so they can pull it if they ever get to the Presidency.

          • endingNaija

            Can you call for the report of the Ribadu Task Force on Petroleum Industry please? At least Ribadu is in your OILY party-PDP. Calling for the report from him should help you.

          • ozed

            I am not on your payroll, Tambuwal is via your taxes. So why can’t you ask him to do his Job. He is in a position to carry out what you are suggesting, so why are you afraid to confront him and the APC? If you believe in them why can’t you demand they do what you voted them into office for? They say JEG is corrupt but they are unwilling to fight his corruption through the hallowed chamber rather they depend on the media and people like you who pay them to do they job you pay them for. Is that not the highest form of corruption?

          • endingNaija

            You are member of PDP. Your Ijaw President -Goodluck Jonathan who set up the Ribadu task Force on Petroleum Industry is a member of PDP, Nuhu Ribadu the chair of the task force is a member of your party-PDP. So please do not waste your time -just call on your fellow party member Nuhu Ribadu and ask for the report. You will see right THERE how President Goodluck Jonathan’s madam-“dazzling” Diezani who “dazzles” our “darling” Ijaw President- Diezani Alison-Madueke IS A THIEF looting the treasury on behalf of President Jonathan. Drink that for a while like a crookish creek fish before you come back.

          • ozed

            What has party membership got to do with the issue we are discussing? Whether I am APC, LP or PDP does not matter. The fact is that you and I have used our hard earned taxes to pay Tambuwal and co. to fight corruption with their powers of oversight. Are you not concerned they are not doing that? Are you not concerned you appear corrupt when you advocate for common citizen to do the job of legislators while the legislators keep getting fat on salaries they have not earned?

          • endingNaija

            It has a lot to do with what we are discussing for the following reasons. You are member of PDP. The chief thief Mrs. Diezani Alison Madueke is a member of PDP. President Jonathan on whose behalf “dazzling” Diezani steals is a member of PDP. Nuhu Ribadu who headed the Petroleum Task force that indicted Dazzling Diezani who steals on behalf of President Jonathan is also a member of PDP-the PDP Governorship candidate in Adamawa state. This is what party membership has got to do with this. You are all PDP thieves and you should be able to get the report from one another since you are members of the same thieving group-PDP. That is what I am trying to say.

        • Olad

          facts? house of reps run by opposition since 5yrs of GEJ’s rule? no get your facts right brother. PDP has majority in the house and will not support/propose impeachment to their corrupt leader/president GEJ cos they are all birds of a feather.

          • ozed

            The facts are Tambuwal of APC is the speaker and he can move the motion for impeachment at any time and any APC member can second it. Just because majority of members are PDP does not mean they cannot sympathize with the opposition and vice versa. The honorable thing to do is move the motion for impeachment and let Nigerians decide.

          • Olad

            we all as Nigerians know what the outcome would be, believe it or not PDP is still the majority and will not support the proposal even if Tambuwal moves the motion. 2/3 cant be achieved as long as corrupt PDP GEJ is still their leader

          • ozed

            That does not men he should not take the right steps. Its not about the outcome its about integrity. Why waste time going to the papers to crucify the President if you cannot put your facts to scrutiny. The fair thing to do is to start the impeachment and give him a fair chance to clear his name. But rather you think its okay to go to the press and waste the nations time and money of baseless politically motivated accusations? If Tambuwal and APC does not start to impeach the President for the corruption they claim he supervised then APC is corrupt and evil.

          • Olad

            Politics is a game, you think before playing or loose fatally. there are laid down rules to achieve impeachment, you lobby/mobilize members for support and you actualize your aim when it looks certain your aims would be achieved. why waste energy/effort to impeach a president when it wont pass 2/3 mimbers. If that is how easy it is, Obama would have been kicked out since days of health reform (obamacare), the national assembly even shut down the govt but no way. One person cant just wake up one day and wish impeachment for the president, it must be collaborative (at least 2/3 must support). The legislative think before playing their cards, you win only when co-members are there for you. PDP reps are there to support Jonathan regardless of how criminal and evil he is

          • ozed

            The republicans tried to impeach clinton but it failed however they succeeded painting democrats as low on integrity while galvanizing their base which resulted in Bush winning the next election.

      • George

        Mrs. Diezani Alison Madueke is spending money that came from her soil not cows money.

        May your days be cut short mumu.

        • endingNaija

          Yes I know that the money Diezani Alison Madueke is LOOTING is not cow money money , it oil money. I know now. So what have you added? Nothing!

          • sharp shape

            He added a lot parasites like you and your buharam !

        • sharp shape

          Amin !

        • rudeboy 777

          So because Diezani is spending money from her soil makes it ok? Wow this has got to be the most unintelligent post I’ve read in ages…that soil is her fathers property? How come there is still massive poverty in that area? That soil you’re talking about belongs to the Nigerian state, to the Nigerian people, it’s not Dizeani’s property, certainly not her fathers property! That is why that area will never get developed because the people that are supposed to make it right are worse than the so called hausa up north…the leaders of the Niger delta are what’s wrong with the Niger delta…at the end some will come here and still voice support for them not knowing their leaders are milking their lands dry…when oil becomes irrelevant I wonder what will sustain that soil you’re talking about…smh

    • Tonnero

      It is irritating when people like you pass of lies as statistics. Try this site for data on dictators that have transformed their countries:

      http://wwwdotbusinessinsiderdotcom/most-succesful-dictators-2011-6?op=1

      Replace the “dot” with “.”

      It is common sense that a dictator, if benevolent, actually achieves a lot more in a short time than democracy. Chech out China’s Deng, Indonesia’s Suharto, South Korean Pak Chung-hee, Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew and Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohammed. So, in your view, Shagari and Jonathan outperformed Babangida, Abacha, Gowon, Murtala and OBJ? You are clearly smoking something. But why don’t you focus on what your man Goodluck has done with power in the last five and a half years that he has had it instead of trying to convince us through the back door not to vote for Buhari?

      • ozed

        If Buhari is so good why is he not on the list of successful dictators?
        Can you compare the economy, healthcare, education under any military dictator to that of a democratic government in Nigeria?

        None of the few “military” dictators in that list were ever elected for a second spell in office for good reason. Communism is not military dictatorship it is not even dictatorship.

        • sharp shape

          Thanks

      • sharp shape

        Thanks forget the lowlife agbero ! Hatred and anger will soon make him expire !

      • sharp shape

        You will soon get cardiac arrest !

      • King Romeo

        Lee Kuan Yew was not a dictator. Remember that Suharto went to jail. No previous govt had the courage to un bundle NEPA. OBJ who is writing didn’t tar even 1000 kms of road in 8years and never erected a single building for the public. He rather shared our collective patrimony among his friends. He has no right to talk. He is completely deluded. Buhari is honest, no doubt about it but governance transcends just honesty. He sure lacks capacity and would still be surrendered by the thieving Tinubu and his gang.

  • Len Bola

    The single most important thing that SW can demand from Buhari for their support should not be a Vice Presidential position for an individual but local resource control and true federalism. It does not matter who is the Vice President, as long as the north continues to insist on a unitary system of government instead of a federal system, nothing positive can come to Nigeria.

    As a a SW person, I see no personal or group benefit in any Yoruba being a VP but I see a substantial benefit when Lagos state is responsible for state policing, having its own prison, approving new schools including universities instead of the federal government. As along as the current political structure or system exist, it does not matter who is the president and vice president, the country will continue to be a failed state ..

    • sharp shape

      thank you this is the point I have been shouting myself hoarse about thank you sir

      • Akindolamu

        Mr. South South Niger Delta, please keep OFF Yoruba matters. We have our own agenda just as you have yours. Please mind your own OILY Niger Delta business.

        • sharp shape

          You are a moron did I reply you ? I engaged an enlightened mind ! I don’t join issues with monkeys and lowlife peasants like you ! Find your equal ! Ode !

    • Olu Akinnawonu

      Well said. Great point.

  • sharp shape

    for those of you that keep asking about jonathans achievements here are just a few I will tell you ! During buhari tenure as head of state Nigeria was rated as the second most corrupt country in the world by transparency international ! The trend did not change all through OBJ regime ! But recently the same transparency international has rated Nigeria higher than south africa ! Nigeria is now listen to this the 39th most corrupt ! Not a good place to be but better than the previous 3decades ! Agriculture Nigeria is now the largest producer of cassava products in the world and has cut back I its import on rice prompting the FAO to recognise Nigeria as a major rice producer ! Electricity ! Complete privatisation of the sector just as in the advanced world is our only hope ! Jonathan has done that ! Something OBJ could not archive and may be too complex for buhari to understand ! Road construction ! 24 thousand kilometers of tarred roads around the country compared to 8 thousand for the previous 3 administration ! I will pause for now to hear anyone dispute any of these stated facts !

    • Tonnero

      No one has time for your lies. Find another forum to try and sell a thieving, lying, inept, extremely undemocratic and divisive government.

      • George

        All he said please point out what is lies simple because you are the one lying as susal

      • sharp shape

        Dispute the facts of what I wrote with facts ! I see that you cannot do that so your nonsense does not bother me ! What can anyone expect from revisionist and a human hybrid like you ! Olori ibu omo ale

    • Peter Irene

      No light. We are on Generator everyday please. We want a change we want light.

      • sharp shape

        In your own opinion buhari will bring you electric power ! What a bunch of jokers and clowns ?

    • King Romeo

      Good to hear this. Facts are sacred. People are using propaganda to deceive the public. Buharis ideas are out of sync with modernity.

    • All these happened, if they did at all, in spite of Jonathan sleeping at the steering wheel, not because he did anything. Nigeria is a resilient state, in spite of her being misruled for over the past five decades. Thanks be to God.

      • sharp shape

        So you see your hatred for Jonathan is the problem not whether he is a competent manager or not ! Your hatred for everything SS AND SE is the main problem ! If you hate a group of people so much common sense dictates that for peace we should all go our separate ways or are you a demon ?

        • When did speaking the truth borne by provable facts become hatred? People who cannot stand the truth should learn to do so. Nigeria will not disintegrate. Secessionists may leave the country at will.

          • sharp shape

            Be deceiving yourself we will see ! Enough said

          • God spare our lives to see 2015 election results.

          • Nura

            thank you yomi they taugth we are blind or we have forgotten with our brothers in the north east come febaury Allah’s willing they will know that we are not sleeping.How on earth people will close there eyes and support stealing and genucide

  • Athiefku

    Buhari is all Hubris and no substance
    **************************************************
    Let thunder fire anyone who comes here to laud Buhari as the messiah Nigeria needs. The forest may change but the monkeys of old are very same and you’ll never know a change. That is the tragedy of continent Nigeria.
    Shagari once said in one of those moments of insanity that: “a country is just like a farm where everyone has his functions. Allah has willed it that someone must hold the cow by the horns while another does the milking.”

    Southerners must desist from supporting GMB for the very fact that the Northern hegemony and their demented scions believe power is their birthright and as such should be lodged within their enclave – in perpetuity that is.

  • Peter Irene

    Since PDP has privatised power after spending billions of dollars without success and we are still in darkness, Nigerians will privatise Aso Rock come February 2015 and the buyer is Buhari, he has paid for it not with money but with, Honesty, integrity, Accountability, incurruptability etc. Join the Buhari Bandwagon to improve the living standards of our people. We are tired of Generator noise, most Nigerians are now deaf and all PDP,is saying is ” Transformation” without movement. As I am writing this hundrends of Gen sets are making noise.

    • really?

      You guys can caterwaul all you want about Bufhari, but he will never be a democratic president of Nigeria. He thinks himself a reformer forgetting that not every Nigerian has a short memory. Oh well, more weeping expected for him and his lackeys after another impending defeat come 2015.

    • Sword of Damocles

      Poignant words. I am hunted by the audio/visual of “hundreds of generators”. Privatise Aso Rock!! Respect……

  • dave

    OBJ SPEAKS ON GMB:

    “Gen. Muhammadu Buhari is an upright man. Not many people know that his first daughter is married to an Igbo man from Anambra. He exempted Christians from performing duty on Sundays.

    When his Muslim soldiers asked him to exempt them from duty on Fridays he told them the bible says Christians should rest on the 7th day, the Muslims should show him where the Koran says they should rest on Fridays.”

    As Head of State he slashed the number of Muslims going on pilgrimage by 50%. His driver and cook for the past 10 years plus are Christians yet some uninformed Nigerians say he is a bigot. It is a pity that some people failed to understand that PDP deliberately capitalised on the gullibility of Nigerians to paint him black.

    This they did in order to keep their loot and ensure that he never gets the opportunity to send them to jail.

    How many Nigerians would hold appointment in government as Minister of Petroleum, PTF Chairman and Head of State, yet don’t own a house in Abuja or all over Nigeria. He has only one house and never kept a foreign account.
    Love him or hate him but you cannot take his integrity away from him.” – OBASANJO FACTS.

  • Al Jihad

    ‘MY FUNDAMENTAL POSITION ON NIGERIA’ – GENERAL BUHARI

    Sharia should be introduced in full across Nigeria. I will continue to show openly
    and inside me the total commitment to the Sharia movement that is sweeping
    all over Nigeria. God willing, we will NOT stop the agitation for the total implementation
    of the Sharia in the country.”

    “It is a legal responsibility which God has given us, within the context of one Nigeria,
    to continue to uphold the practice of Sharia wholeheartedly. What remains for Muslims in
    Nigeria is for them to re-double their efforts and educate Muslims on the need to promote
    the full implementation of Sharia law.”

    …….General Muhammadu Buhari

    (August 27, 2001)

    • Bidemi Lukman

      If you have decleared your identity, you would have been sued along with
      Olisa for libel. I hope you are aware Abati was sued for similar libel
      in which Presidencey had to apologise and withdraw their statement in
      Guardian

  • Sanmi Falae

    I totally agree with the main thrust of Chris’s argument. My theory however in regard to violence and our political leadership’s lackadaisical attitude to it is that African governments make absolutely no investments in their own people, especially our children, young people, and the elderly. Hence our leaders couldn’t care less whether we live or die. In Europe and America where governments invest in their people -beyond emotional investment- human life is valued above everything else and thus given comprehensive cover or protection. Closer home, if the Nigerian government invests in our undergraduates or their own children are in our universities, cultism would have long been history in our higher institutions. “For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also”.