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Whoever came up with the wise saying that Nigerian politics is dirty deserves an award for perspicacity. I have just returned from that dirtied, muddled up, confused, uncertain, unpredictable zone of Nigerian life and society with truck loads of stories in my head and enough impressions in my mind to last me another life-time.
I once had a taste of political violence during the 2015 Presidential campaigns. In Bauchi, our convoy was stoned. In Katsina, restless youths wielding stones and long sticks threatened to attack us. It didn’t matter that it was a Presidential convoy. But nothing in those two places is comparable to what I experienced in Sagamu, Ogun State on Sunday, January 13.
A Police Inspector in Ondo state is in trouble for allegedly shooting three farmers on commercial motorcycle, popularly called Okada over N50 bribe (Egunje).
Uganda's ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) lawmakers have endorsed President Yoweri Museveni to continue leading the party and the state.
An FCT High Court in Maitama, on Monday, granted leave to the EFCC to amend the charge in the trial of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, and three others, over alleged N544 fraud.
A pro-democracy group, Conscience Nigeria, has warned Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to thread with caution on ‘subversive reversal’ in Bauchi State
Prophet Jones Ode Erue, the Delta State chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Delta State has been sacked.
A former owner of Portsmouth Football Club has been jailed for two-and-a-half years in Russia for bank fraud.
Another diehard supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari has started trekking from Abuja to Kebbi today (Wednesday).
Alhaji Bayero Nafada, the governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Gombe State, has congratulated Alhaji Inuwa Yahaya of All Progressives Congress (APC) for winning last Saturday’s election.
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri said he could not explain the second-half performance of his team after they collapsed to a 2-0 defeat against Everton at Goodison Park.
Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has thrown his weight behind the quest that the Senate President’s position should go to the South East.
House of Representatives member-elect Kayode Akiolu (APC-Lagos) said that he took advantage of the “Not Too Young to Run” act to win the Feb. 23 election.