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Professor Biodun Ogunyemi

ASUU agrees to participate in elections

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has agreed to participate in the forthcoming general election.

Nigerian media and political accountability

“Only a redeemed media can redeem the nation from drowning in the turbulence of malicious misinformation and hate-mongering that is already gathering,” – Prof Ayobami Ojebode on Thursday, November 29 at the Radio Nigeria 2018 Annual Lecture in Abuja.

Asiwaju Tinubu: Ex-President Obasanjo doesn’t know the meaning of democracy

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, says ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo does not know the meaning of democracy.

Libya mired in chaos 7 years since Muammar al-Qadhafi fall

Seven years since a revolution that ended four decades of dictatorship under Moamer Kadhafi, Libyans see no end in sight to the North African nation's chaotic transition to democracy.

Kenya must not be allowed to fall

The cancellation of the Kenyan presidential election by the country’s Supreme Court, in a ruling delivered on September 1, is epochal.

Makarfi warns against further wrangling in PDP

Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has cautioned warring members of the party against internal wrangling in the party.

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Nigerian songstress Waje quits music

Aijuaje Iruobe, a Nigerian songstress, says she has gotten to the point that she does not feel like music is working for her.

Russia sends troops to Venezuela

In a move that will incense Trump’s America, two Russian air force planes have landed at Venezuela’s main airport, carrying a Russian defense official and nearly 100 troops, as Caracas and Moscow strengthened relations.
Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has disclosed that he still has the full glare of his scouting team on Efe Ambrose, Maduka Okoye and a few other Nigerians plying their trade abroad that have not been given chances under him.

Gernot Rohr: Efe Ambrose, others under our radar

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has disclosed that he still has the full glare of his scouting team on Efe Ambrose, Maduka Okoye and a few other Nigerians plying their trade abroad that have not been given chances under him.
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has expressed its disappointment and shock at the postponement of the Nigerian elections hours to the election.

CSOs urge INEC to stop supplementary elections in Nigeria

Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has urged Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to put an end to supplementary elections in the country.

Kano elections: Governor Ganduje thanks God, voters

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has thanked God and the people of the state for re-electing him for a second term.