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Ekiti council poll: PDP may adopt ‘Option A4’ for primaries – Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has hinted that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may adopt Option A4 in the selection of its candidates for the coming local government election in the state.

Kenyan Supreme Court ruling and democracy in Africa

As expected, the Supreme Court’s annulment of Kenya’s August 8 presidential election over “irregularities and illegalities” has provoked mixed reactions

EFCC arrests own driver, policeman for allegedly burgling ex-CDS Badeh’s sealed mansion

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has arrested one of its drivers, Nasiru Isa, for allegedly burgling a sealed house owned by Alex Badeh, former chief of defence staff.

Restructuring: El-Rufai lacks respect for elders – Clark

South-South Leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has slammed Kaduna State governor Nasir El Rufai for referring to former Heads of State, Gen Yakubu Gowon and Ibrahim Babangida as opportunists.

1999 constitution as ‘enemy of progress’

With the campaign for #BringBack1963Constitution gaining momentum, how many Nigerians have bothered to read the document? Never mind.

Abia still crawling at 26 – NLC chief

The Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Abia, Chief Uchenna Obigwe, says at 26 “the state is still crawling like a baby,” in terms of development.

Politicians of fortune in Nigeria

Hate or like him, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, the irrepressible leader of the self-determination body - Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) - has some germane observations on the sickening nature of politics and the lack of good governance in Nigeria.

Akwa Ibom declares fasting to mark 30th anniversary

The Akwa Ibom Government has declared a one-day fast on Sept. 1, as part of activities marking the 30th Anniversary of the creation of the state.

Nigeria has a lot to reap from IBB – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has stated that ex-Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida, still has a lot to offer Nigeria.

Saraki commends IBB’s leadership

The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has described former military President, Ibrahim Babangida, as a major part of Nigeria’s political history.

Osinbajo’s vision and the climate of fear

“I was just wondering why you have not said anything since the Acting President proclaimed that those of you who are asking for the restructuring of Nigeria are a bunch of government appointment seekers.”

The politics of the restructuring debate

The debate on the restructuring of the Nigerian federation, which has been raging for quite some time, remains a hot button political issue, because the people’s life chances are at stake.

Nasarawa lawmaker accuses Obasanjo, others of searching for Buhari’s successor

A lawmaker, Mr. Kassim Mohammed Kassim, has alleged that “a search for President Muhammadu Buhari’s successor” by three former leaders is a “conspiracy against good governance” which Buhari is entrenching through the fight against corruption.

Fela Kuti celebrated 20 years after death

It is exactly 20 years since Nigerian music legend and Afrobeat pioneer Fela Anikulapo Kuti died on August 2, 1997 at the age of 58.

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US visa restriction against Nigerians, commendable – Ex-Lagos deputy governor

A former Lagos State Deputy Governor, Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu, has said American President Donald Trump deserves commendation for extending his visa restriction policy to Nigeria.
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Senator Abe: Leadership without sacrifice is meaningless

Immediate past representative of the Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has declared that leadership without sacrifice is meaningless.
The Federal Government is committed to providing an enabling environment for businesses to succeed, as partnerships between the public and private sectors remain the most viable means of bringing prosperity to the masses.

President Buhari: Boko Haram continuous existence surprising

President Muhammadu Buhari says “harder times’’ await bandits whose disruptive activities have brought sorrow to Nigerians, kept many away from their means of livelihood, and heightened insecurity in parts of the country.

PDP wins Imo rerun

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Jerry Alagbaoso of the Peoples Democratic Party the winner of the supplementary election held on Saturday in Orlu/Orsu/Oru East Federal Constituency in Imo State.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said.

US expands health screenings for coronavirus to 20 airports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said in a press conference today.