Bayelsa is the safest state in this country —Dickson

January 17, 2017

In this interview with select journalists which include CHRIS AGBAMBU, Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, speaks on the problems confronting development in his state, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) crisis and other issues.   […]

NASS members want the best for Nigeria —Olatunbosun

January 8, 2017

Honourable Olajide Olatubosun is the member House of Representatives representing Atisbo/Saki-West/Saki-East Federal Constituency. The financial expert and member of the House Committee on Appropriation, shares his experience at the National Assembly with some select journalists. […]

Why corruption will persist in judiciary —Ali

December 25, 2016

Mallam Yusuf Ali (SAN), who was recently awarded fellow of Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, spoke with newsmen on the recent sociopolitical events and other national issues in the country. BIOLA AZEEZ was there.   WHAT’S […]

For me, clocking 80 is a miracle —Oyebola

December 23, 2016

Chief Areoye Oyebola successfully edited the Daily Times in the early 70s. Before his journalism career he was the head of department of Economics at the Olivet Height School in Oyo after he had graduated […]

Our decision on Shiite in order —el-Rufai

December 4, 2016

Governor Nasiru el-Rufai of Kaduna State speaks to select journalists on the challenges and achievements of his administration since he assumed office. Muhammad Sabiu was there. Excerpts:   KADUNA was the first state that launched […]

How I will govern Edo State —Obaseki

November 6, 2016

Edo State governor-elect, Mr Godwin Obaseki, who will be sworn in  on 12 November, 2016 as Adams Oshiomhole’s successor, speaks on how members of his cabinet and other appointees will emerge and his relationship with […]

Ereke at 40, there is still room for improvement

November 5, 2016

Ikenne Development Association (IDA), the brains behind the annual Ereke Day Celebration in Ikenne Remo, the homestead of the sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, is 40 years old today. FOLA OKE AND WOLE EFUNNUGA had interactions […]

Ereke Day Celebration: Stake holders speak

November 5, 2016

Ereke Day  is like Xmas for Ikenne indigenes —The Alakenne Of Ikenne, Oba Adeyinka Onakade I thank God for allowing me to witness the 40th Ereke Day. I thank God for everything. I am happy […]

Having a third force now’ll not work —Adesina

October 23, 2016

Professor Olutayo Adesina teaches History at the University of Ibadan. In this interview by Deputy Editor, DAPO FALADE, he speaks on the ongoing realignment in the political turf, declaring that a third force remains a […]

I’ll meet Obanikoro, EFCC in court —Gov Fayose

October 22, 2016

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State marked the second anniversary of his second term of office with a lot of activities, including the inauguration of numerous infrastructural projects and the flag-off of others. He speaks […]

With TSA, Nigeria can’t get out of recession— Doherty

October 16, 2016

Former acting national vice-chairman, South-West, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adedeji Doherty, who was also a governorship aspirant in Lagos State in the last election, speaks with BOLA BADMUS on the recently concluded Edo governorship election, […]

My elevation is an act of God —Archbishop Fape

October 15, 2016 David

Recently elected Archbishop of Lagos Ecclesiastical Province (Anglican Communion), Archbishop Michael Olusina Fape shares his experience on the new office, his aspirations for the province, expected challenges and how government can combat recession in an […]

Buhari must act fast on economy —Lanlehin

October 9, 2016

Senator Olufemi Lanlehin was the Vice-Chairman, Senate Committee on National Planning, Economic Affairs and Poverty Alleviation in the Seventh Senate. In this interview with newsmen, he speaks on the renewed call for restructuring of the […]

Nigeria @56: Good leaders have not ruled Nigeria —Kokori

October 2, 2016

Former Secretary-General of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG)  and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Frank Ovie Kokori, in this interview with EBENEZER ADUROKIYA, identifies reluctant leadership and […]

We will win by 75% —Obaseki

September 25, 2016 David

With just three days to the conduct of the Edo State governorship election, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Godwin Obaseki, answered questions about the chances of his party in the election, security […]

My grouse with Ondo APC primary —Olusola Oke

September 24, 2016

Chief Olusola Oke came third in the recently conducted controversial governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State. In this interview with DEPUTY EDITOR, DAPO FALADE, he speaks on the issues generated […]

How I will make Edo prosperous —Ize-Iyamu

September 4, 2016

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, speaks on the reasons he is in politics, his assessment of the incumbent government in the state and plans for Edo State if […]

Ogun govt ready for militants —Commissioner

August 28, 2016

In the last few months, some communities in Ogun State have been troubled by the activities of suspected militants that have left many people dead and rendered others homeless. The state government, through its Commissioner […]

There’s hope for PDP, but… —Ex-Rep member

July 3, 2016

The immediate past member representing Irepo/Olorunsogo/Oorelope Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Honourable Afees Adelowo Jimoh, speaks with MOSES ALAO on the crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), efforts to review the 1999 […]