Southwest News

Tinubu bombs Obasanjo over attack on Buhari, APC, makes revelations [Full statement]

He told those in the PDP that he held sway in Osun and throughout the Southwest.

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

Obasanjo Wants To Return To Aso Rock By Hook Or Crook, Says Tinubu

He told those in the PDP that he held sway in Osun and throughout the Southwest.

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

2019 presidency: PDP says Buhari hates Southwest, gives instances

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has said those supporting President Muhammadu Buhari in the Southwest were only doing so for selfish interests because the nation’s leader “hates” the region.

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 20, 2019

BINDRA: Here’s to a true maverick in business: Herb Kelleher,

Herb Kelleher, cofounder of Southwest Airlines, was indeed special.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 20, 2019

2019: Corruption has hindered Nigeria's development, Buhari will fix it

The railway, roads, and water and power promised in Southwest will be done,” he said.

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 18, 2019

Uncollected PVCs in S-East ploy to disenfranchise Ndigbo, Ohanaeze youths allege

We wish to use this medium to tell Ndigbo residing across the 36 states who registered to get their PVCs.” “The leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide met her 36 States Chairmen, with 39 affiliated groups, With Forum of Biafra Agitators which Constitutes in her 7th General Assembly of Ohanaeze Youths met in Abakiliki Chaired by the President General Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro and resolved as follows; “The OYC General Assembly Observed that Prior to 2015 Elections that APC controlled states in Southwest deliberately disenfranchised igbos by denying them their Civic rights and access to collect their PVCs,even after the when igbos won few Federal House of Rep seats in Lagos, Governor Ambode began massive demolition of Markets with igbos losing millions of goods, which is aimed at destroying the strongholds of Igbo Voters in Lagos state.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 18, 2019

2019 elections: Finance, economic, budget planning ministries will go to women, Sanwo-Olu promises

According to her, career women are important to the state as the drivers of the economic and social fabrics of the Southwest.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 17, 2019

Atiku Abubakar’s wife, Titi visits Alao-Akala, seeks ex-governor’s support for husband [PHOTOS]

She stated further that “Alao-Akala being a major stakeholder and a force to reckon with in the political calculation of the south-west and Nigeria at large”, it behoves on her as a daughter of the land to inform the elders of her place of birth of the political ambition of her husband who is also a son of the soil by extension of marriage and having spent the better part of his early life in the Southwest.

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 17, 2019

Suspected separatists in Cameroon 'kidnap 30' people

At least 30 people have been abducted by suspected separatists in Cameroon's troubled Southwest English-speaking region, local sources said.

Al Jazeera , Africa Jan 16, 2019

Rising state of poverty: Abandonment of agriculture (1)

The East and the Southwest had Palm Oil and Cocoa respectively.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 15, 2019