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A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Unending ‘war’ between Nigerian politicians and judges

There are three arms of government, no doubt: the executive, the legislature and the judiciary. They are very pivotal to sustainability of any democracy. Other institutions of democracy include the Election Management Bodies such as the Independent National Electoral Commission and State Independent Electoral Commission, Civil Society Organisations, the media and the political parties. Members of political parties are called politicians.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Travel ban: Nigeria descending into Banana republic – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has condemned the travel ban placed on 50 high-profile Nigerians by President Muhammadu Buhari, describing it as “the height of autocracy, despotism, fascism and a plot to railroad Nigeria into a Banana republic.”
Matthew B. Seiyefa

Matthew Seiyefa takes over as acting DSS chief

An acting Director-General has been inaugurated for Nigeria’s secret police, the Department of State Security Service (SSS) in Abuja.

Uche Secondus asks UK to expel President Buhari over National Assembly siege

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus, has condemned the Tuesday siege on the National Assembly by officials of the Department of State Service (DSS).

Kenya’s chief justice warns government to respect the law

Kenya's chief justice on Wednesday criticised the government's recent defiance of a series of court orders -- actions that he said "threaten the rule of law."

We’re not agents of opposition – Kwara radio

Lukman Mustapha, Chairman of Sobi FM, Ilorin in Kwara State, has explained that the radio station was not out as an agent of the opposition to antagonise the government of the state.

PDP and the long walk to trouble

The PDP recently conducted a convention to elect its national leaders for the first time not as a Ruling Party but as the major opposition party in Nigeria.

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Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola cancels Dubai trip for council chairpersons

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Aurora and Fiat Chrysler partner to build commercial autonomous vehicle platforms

Self-driving car software startup Aurora said on Sunday it would partner with Fiat Chrysler to build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles, the latest collaboration with an automaker for the fast-growing Silicon Valley company.

Solomon Dalung: What I’ll do if reappointed sports minister

The immediate past Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has reeled out his agenda if he gets the nod of President Muhammadu Buhari to continue in his former role.

JAMB releases another 15,490 results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has released another 15,490 results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations, UTME.

BUK offers 3,000 tree seeds to ventilate fresh ecosystem

Committed to reducing the impact of global warming especially on the environment, Bayero University, Kano (BUK) is offering 3,000 free trees seeds to its immediate and external community.