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Bola Ige: National Assembly goofed at reordering INEC timetable

An Osun State based constitutional lawyer, Mr. Bola Ige, has lashed out at the National Assembly for proposing a reordering of the general elections sequence in the country, saying that it lacked the power to alter policies made by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Benue killings: Nothing must happen to Governor Ortom – NBA tells Police

Following fears expressed by the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, that his life was under threat for implementing the Benue State Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law, 2017, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Benue State has warned that the Inspector General of Police (IGP) would be held responsible should anything happen to the governor.

Obasanjo’s statement on Buhari’s administration full of mischief – Senator Waku

A former member of the National Assembly, Senator Joseph Waku, has described Olusegun Obasanjo’s statement on the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration as a thrash and full of mischief.

Alex Ekwueme: Earth to earth

Alex Ekwueme, Nigeria’s venerable vice president from 1979 to 1983, gave up the ghost in a London hospital last November 19. It has taken me a whole two months to write a tribute in his memory because I have yet to reconcile myself fully to the reality of his departure.

Ex-President Obasanjo too morally bankrupt to advise President Buhari against second term bid –...

Vanguard for Transparent Leadership and Democracy (VATLAD), has faulted former President Olusegun Obasanjo for calling on President Buhari not to seek a second term come 2019.

Senator Bola Tinubu begged late Bola Ige to work for ex-President Obasanjo – Olu...

A former personal assistant to the late Bola Ige, Olu Agunloye, has disclosed that Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, persuaded Ige to work under the administration of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo.

Osun Assembly revokes arrest warrant against Bola Ige’s son Muyiwa

The warrant of arrest issued against a former Commissioner for Lands, Physical Planning and Urban Development in Osun State, Mr Muyiwa Ige, by the state House of Assembly over an alleged land matter at Ilobu has been revoked.

Osun Assembly orders arrest of Bola Ige’s son

The Osun State House of Assembly has issued a warrant of arrest against the immediate past Commissioner for Lands, Physical Planning and Urban Development in the state, Mr. Muyiwa Ige, for his alleged refusal to honour the lawmakers’ invitation.

Alex Ekwueme: Cornerstone of the Fourth Republic

My most enduring personal memory of Alex Ekwueme was at his brother Laz Ekwueme’s 60th birthday in January 1996, which began appropriately with a performance at the University of Lagos auditorium, with Laz himself conducting his Chorale as part of the events. At the end of the performance, his brother, Dr. Alex Ekwueme made a personal request for a performance of Schubert’s “Ave Maria,” and he was obliged.

Nigeria at 57 is sick, confused – cleric

As Nigeria marks 57th anniversary of its independence, Archbishop of Lagos Ecclesiastical Province (Anglican Communion), Dr Olusina Fape, says Nigeria at 57 is sick and confused because the leaders and the led are suffering from corruption and selfishness.

Nigeria needs selfless, incorruptible leaders – Cleric

The Archbishop of Ecclesiastical Province of Lagos, His Grace, Dr Michael Olusina Fape, on Sunday, said that Nigeria needs selfless leaders to bring back its lost glory.

This thing called ‘1999 Constitution’

It is such a bad document that it is only fit for the refuse dump. I am further told that all the problems and troubles with Nigeria can be traced to this vile document which has destroyed the hopes and aspirations of millions of Nigerians.

How Obasanjo, Yar Adua, Jonathan squandered over N11trn for electricity – SERAP

A new report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has revealed how over N11 trillion meant to provide regular electricity supply was allegedly squandered under the governments of former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan.

I was framed-up for killing Abiola’s wife – Al-Mustapha

Former Chief Security Officer to late Head of State, Gen Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha, has alleged that he was framed up for the death late Kudirat Abiola, wife of acclaimed winner of 1993 Presidential election, M.K.O. Abiola.


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