Tag: Peter Obi

‘As far as Nigeria is concerned, women are less corrupt’ – Peter Obi

Former Governor of Anambra state, Peter Obi, says Nigerian women are less corrupt than men. He said this when he appeared in a programme on Arise Television on Monday. “I have worked with women. They are less corrupt. As far as Nigeria is concern, women are less corrupt. When I[Read More…]

Spending N400 billion on COVID-19 vaccines is wrong – Peter Obi

Former Anambra State Governor and Vice-presidential candidate, Peter Obi has advised the Federal Government on how it can procure vaccines for about N150 billion instead of the purported N400 billion. Speaking as a guest on Arise TV on Tuesday, the former billion lamented the impact of spending such huge amount[Read More…]

Anambra is in debt because we do not have someone like Peter Obi – Ozigbo

A former Chairman of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc, Valentine Ozigbo has lamented the poor economic status of Anambra State and said that the state needs someone like former governor Peter Obi ahead of the November governorship election. Ozigbo who is vying to be the governorship candidate of the Peoples[Read More…]

Peter Obi says sentimental appointment is why Nigeria is not working

Anambra State former governor, Peter Obi has said the reason for Nigeria’s failure is that people are elected and recruited based on sentiment and not merit.  He said this as he joined River State governor, Nyesom Wike to commission the newly constructed Internal Road Phase 2 in Isiokpo, Ikwere Local[Read More…]

“You can worship without going to Church” – Peter Obi says it is wrong to relax lockdown

Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra state, says it is wrong to relax lockdown because of religious worship.  Speaking at a programme on Arise Television on Friday, Obi said, “It is wrong to relax lockdown because of people going to church. Faith is a thing of the mind. You can[Read More…]

Peter Obi says it is “madness” for public officials to move with a convoy of about 20 cars

Peter Obi, a former governor of Anambra state, says it is “madness” for public officials to move with a convoy of about 20 cars or more. Obi, a former vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said he used to do the same thing until he discovered 13 of[Read More…]

South East Governors May Dump PDP To Back Buhari For 2019 Over Peter Obi’s Candidacy

It seems the crisis involving the decision to consult South East Leaders over the Choice of Peter Obi as the Vice Presidential Candidate with Alhaji Atiku Abubakar takes a new dimension as aggrieved parties are beginning to speak up about their concerns over the decision to select the two time[Read More…]

Former Governor, Peter Obi Warns of An Imminent Collapse of the Nigerian Economy

A former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has warned that the Nigerian economy will collapse soon if the federal government does not take immediate steps to arrest the rot in the system. He also accused the government of not doing enough to alleviate the sufferings of the people even[Read More…]

Peter Obi Says Security Vote Is Unconstitutional And The “Biggest Source of Waste” In Nigeria

Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra state, has described security votes as unconstitutional and the “biggest source of waste” in Nigeria. Speaking at The Platform, a programme organised by Covenant Christian Centre, Lagos, Obi said ex-governors should be made to account for the votes. “Let me tell Nigerians; there is[Read More…]

“Okonjo Iweala Begged Us To Save But We Sued Them” – Former Governor Peter Obi Says

Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra state, says Nigerian governors under the Goodluck Jonathan administration refused to save for a rainy day. Obi said Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former minister of finance, and Muhammad Sanusi II, former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), begged the federal government to build its[Read More…]