Dividends of democracy entails good education, health and infrastructural development for our people- Unuezi

Isoko House of Representative hopeful, Edafe Unuezi Oduh speaks to Grandball Joel on why he is contending with others for the seat. Why he is the bridge between the young and old in Isoko nation. ADP is the only party that can deliver the Isoko Nation from PDP. Excerpt: What can you say about Edafe Unuezi Oduh who is aspiring for the House of Representative to represent the Isoko people? Simple, and easy going gentle man. Sir, why you want contest for House of Representatives in Isoko and your chances of clinching the…

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Interview: We have tamed grand corruption, says Osinbajo

Transcript of an interview granted by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo  to a group of journalists and social media practitioners in Lagos on Friday, 2 March  2018. He explains government policies, the fight against corruption, infrastructural development, 2018 budget, controversies on appointments and the rating by Transparency International  Q: On Nigeria’s rating by Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index.  Vice President: I think that by even Transparency International’s own assessment, Transparency International uses nine different indexes to come to a conclusion. In four out of those indexes, Nigeria moved up, in another four Nigeria stabilized &…

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STATE OF THE NATION: Nigeria’s in the belly of vultures

CHIEF Tola Adeniyi, a former Managing Director of Daily Times of Nigeria, Plc, in this interview with Vanguard, bares his mind on the challenges confronting the nation and possible solutions. Adeniyi, who is set to launch a book referencing some of his media works gave reasons for making the publication at this time. Excerpts: Why did you publish this book at this time, considering the state of the country? I am bowing to pressure from friends, colleagues and the younger generation, who want to know about Tola Adeniyi and other details…

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2019: Delta State will be free from those that squandered it- Emerhor

Delta State APC Leader, Olorogun O’Tega Emerhor clocks 60 recently. He bear his mind on his early life, Fame and why PDP will loose 2019 elections in Delta State. Granball Choice was there at the event.  Excerpts:. From your own beginning, how did you set and actualized the dream of building a robust wealth, power and influence you command today? Thank you for this interesting question. As a young person, your initial set is not to go and build wealth and influence and it was very few people have that…

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I’m not Grooming My Son for Kwara – Saraki

At the end of the 2nd legislative year of the 8th Senate President, Bukola Saraki spoke on the journey so far and controversies on devolution of power, ex-governor’s pension and salary, anti-corruption and constitutional review. He also spoke on the politics of his home state of Kwara. The senate just adjourned after its second legislative year. How has the journey been so far? I think we are satisfied with what we were able to accomplish in the past 24 months. When we compare what we have been able to do…

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Lunch in London, anxiety in Nigeria

“What’s gwan inna wa cwantry?” “What language is that?” “English of course.” “Sounds like Creole to me. Why don’t you just talk straight?” “Nobody talks straight in this country anymore.” “I still talk straight. I can’t start twisting my tongue because some people have lost it.” “Okay, I was asking what is going on in our country?” “Is that a direct question or a sly comment?” “Just answer the question” “What I know is that we are now truly, a country of hyenas, jackals and small animals. A big animal…

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