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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is under pressure from close friends and political allies to support his erstwhile deputy, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in his presidential bid, according to a report.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Saturday, held a closed door meeting with some Yoruba leaders including leaders of the socio-political organisation, Afenifere, to discuss ways of moving Yoruba land and the country forward.
Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has condemned the recent declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day by President Muhammadu Buhari in honor of late MKO Abiola, the acclaimed winner of 1993 presidential election.
Worried by the audacious refusal of the police to submit to civil authority and the doubt over the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct credible elections in 2019, Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Forum has demanded the immediate sack of Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris and the INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu.
The Peoples Democratic Party has told President Muhammadu Buhari that bestowing a posthumous national award on the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election and democratic icon, Chief MKO Abiola, does not make him (Buhari) a democrat.
The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s pronouncement of June 12 as Democracy Day in honour of the late Chief MKO Abiola as a Greek gift, meant to woo people of the South-west of the country.
Elder statesman Ayo Adebanjo says President Muhammadu Buhari has failed if he thinks he can bamboozle the Yoruba people with the June 12 declaration.
Hafsat Abiola-Costello, daughter of the late MKO Abiola, has hailed the declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day by the Federal Government.
Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano, says it is time for the Igbo people to ask their fellow Nigerians what type of country they want.
The President-General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, John Nwodo, has suggested that too much powers in the hands of the executive is the reason for the disregard of the legislative arm of government by some public officials.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, was a prominent guest at 90th birthday anniversary service of Chief Ayo Adebanjo, one of the fiercest critics of his boss, President Muhammadu Buhari held at St. Philips Anglican church, Isanya Ogbo-Ijebu, Ogun State on Wednesday.
Elder statesman, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, has accused former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, late Bola Ige of masterminding the death and presiding over the funeral of the Alliance for Democracy, AD.
Chief Ayo Adebanjo, a prominent Afenifere chieftain, has released hit book in which he described former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration as a calamity.
An elder statesman and chieftain of the defunct Alliance for Democracy (AD), Ayo Adebanjo, says former president Olusegun Obasanjo performed dismally while in office.
Restructuring: Ex-President Jonathan urges President Buhari to adopt 2014 national conference report
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government to revisit the report of the 2014 national conference to end the myriad of agitations, protests, provocations and clamour for reforms in Nigeria.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Sunday reiterated the commitment of his administration to providing more developmental projects in order to industrialise the state.
The Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, has called for the immediate review of the appointments of heads of security agencies in the country to reflect federal character principle.
The Ministry of Hydrocarbons for the Republic of the Congo has announced that the country has become the fifteenth member of the Organization for Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
The Liverpool forward, who was forced to miss the opening game defeat against Uruguay in Yekaterinburg as a result of the shoulder injury sustained during the Champions League final defeat against Real Madrid last month, has been pictured alongside Ramzan Kadyrov, the leader of the Chechen Republic, since arriving at Egypt's base in Grozny.
Kane is now top scorer at the World Cup following his treble, which included two penalties, adding to the two he scored in the 2-1 victory against Tunisia on Monday.
Diego Maradona has requested a meeting with Argentina's players in an attempt to inspire the struggling squad ahead of their crucial final World Cup group game against Nigeria.
Morocco coach Herve Renard Sunday said his team had been victim to a "total injustice" in becoming the first nation knocked out of the World Cup before their final Group B clash with Spain.
President of Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick is confident the Super Eagles can lift themselves up to reach the knockout rounds of the competition despite their 2-0 loss to Croatia in their first match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
A new study from researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Soroka University Medical Center in Israel says eight weeks of stress may damage a man’s sperm.
The White House on Tuesday announced the latest departure from President Donald Trump’s administration: deputy chief of staff Joe Hagin, who played a key role in organizing the historic summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un in Singapore.
The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu, says the party’s candidate in the Ekiti governorship election, Kayode Fayemi, is smarter and more intelligent.
Sergio Ramos has hit back at Diego Maradona by claiming Lionel Messi is the best Argentine player in history.