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Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi

Ooni: Nigerian heroes should be celebrated

The Ooni of Ife Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi has stressed the need for the nation to cultivate the habit of celebrating those who have and are making the country proud by offering exemplary leadership and making sacrifices for growth and development.
Malam Ismaila Isa Funtua

Isa Funtua: Why Igbos, Alex Ekwueme lost Presidency in 1999, will lose again in...

Malam Ismaila Isa Funtua, the Life Patron of the Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigerian (NPAN), a politician, businessman and a close associate of President Muhammadu Buhari, says the Igbos and deceased former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, lost the presidency in 1999 because the late politician refused to play politics of inclusiveness, saying the Igbos are doing the same thing today.
Former Chief of Naval Staff Rear Admiral Alison Madueke (Rtd), has broken silence on his position on the incarceration of the late Moshood Abiola, winner of June 12, 1993 Presidential election annulled by the former military president General Ibrahim Babangida and the arms deal allegation that led to his retirement from the military.

Rear Admiral Alison Madueke states why General Abacha hated MKO Abiola in new book

A former Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Alison Madueke (retd.), says the late Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, felt embarrassed when the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 election, MKO Abiola, was given a Presidential treatment during the inauguration of South African President, Nelson Mandela.
Former Chief of Naval Staff Rear Admiral Alison Madueke (Rtd), has broken silence on his position on the incarceration of the late Moshood Abiola, winner of June 12, 1993 Presidential election annulled by the former military president General Ibrahim Babangida and the arms deal allegation that led to his retirement from the military.

Alison Madueke: I wrote my biography to tell my story

Former Chief of Naval Staff Rear Admiral Alison Madueke (Rtd), has broken silence on his position on the incarceration of the late Moshood Abiola, winner of June 12, 1993 Presidential election annulled by the former military president General Ibrahim Babangida and the arms deal allegation that led to his retirement from the military.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

Asiwaju Tinubu mourns late MKO Abiola’s doctor Ore Falomo

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Saturday mourned the death of Dr Ore Falomo, the late Personal Doctor of late Chief MKO Abiola.

Federal government urged to name INEC headquarters after Humphrey Nwosu

The Federal government has been urged to immortalize Prof. Humphrey Nwosu, the former national chairman of the country’s electoral body, by naming the headquarters’ of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) after him.
Segun Osoba

Yoruba elders move to resolve Segun Osoba, Femi Okurounmu’s feud

Concerned Yoruba leaders are already making moves to resolve the dispute between two elder statesmen, Olusegun Osoba, a former governor of Ogun State and Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on the 2014 National Conference, Senator Femi Okurounmu.

Lagos assembly ad hoc committee drills eight commissioner-nominees

The Lagos State House of Assembly ad-hoc on screening of commissioner and special adviser nominees on Thursday began its assignment, attending to eight nominees.
Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka urges Nigerian youth to start organising themselves ahead 2023 elections

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Sunday urged the youth to start organising themselves for leadership positions before the 2023 general elections.
Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka: President Buhari’s refusal to obey law emboldening anarchists

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, says there cannot be closure on the death of Chief MKO Abiola until some of the challenges and anomalies in the country have been addressed and eliminated.
Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe

Senator Ogunlewe: I’ve no regrets dumping PDP

A former Minister of Works, Sen. Adeseye Ogunlewe, on Saturday said he had no regrets dumping the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC).
President Buhari receives in courtesy visit Leaders of Afenifere in State House on 25th June 2019 5

Afenifere demands free education, security, jobs, others

Yoruba leaders on Tuesday renewed their call for true federalism as the recipe for peace and progress in Nigeria.
President Buhari receives in courtesy visit Leaders of Afenifere in State House on 25th June 2019 6

President Buhari: Why I suspended Justice Onnoghen

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja met with the leadership of the Afenifere, where he explained why the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, was suspended before his voluntary retirement on May 28.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun: President Buhari believes in MKO Abiola’s victory in 1993

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari was a believer in the victorious mandate given by Nigerians to late politician, Moshood Kashimawo Abiola, in the June 12, 1993 election.

Bode George: Asiwaju Tinubu supported June 12 mandate after General Abacha snubbed him

A former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Bode George, has commended Kola Abiola, the son of the late MKO Abiola, the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993, election, for exposing former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and other “June 12 opportunists.”

Babagana Kingibe: Real reason I joined General Abacha’s government

Babagana Kingibe, Chief MKO Abiola’s running mate in 1993 presidential election, has explained why he abandoned the mandate given to them following the election’s annulment and joined late Gen. Sani Abacha’s government to become a three-time minister under that administration.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Governor Abdulrazaq: Kwara poised for greatness under me

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday said the state is poised for greatness on all fronts, having turned the page on decades of socio-economic stagnation.

Yahaya Bello: My returning as Kogi governor is certain

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has said his prospects of returning back as governor of the state for a fresh four year-term was certain.

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Lagos council chief passes on

A senior officer of the council, who preferred anonymity, confirmed the death, saying, “he has been battling with an undisclosed illness since December last year before he finally succumbed to the cold hands of death.
Edinson Cavani

Jose Mourinho wants Kylian Mbappe in Tottenham, silent on Edinson Cavani

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho is giving nothing away on a potential exit for Christian Eriksen but wants Kylian in the club.
Apple dropped plans to let iPhone users fully encrypt backups of their devices in the company’s iCloud service after the FBI complained that the move would harm investigations, six sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Apple’s iCloud backups are unencrypted due to law enforcement pressure

Apple dropped plans to let iPhone users fully encrypt backups of their devices in the company’s iCloud service after the FBI complained that the move would harm investigations, six sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Brendan Rodgers has insisted Leicester’s recent loss to Premier League champions Manchester City was just a “bump in the road” as they prepare for the visit of leaders Liverpool.

Brendan Rodgers: Wilfred Ndidi has made ‘miraculous recovery’ from injury

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers says Wilfred Ndidi has made “a miraculous recovery” after undergoing a minor surgery for a knee injury.
Libya's oil state energy firm, the National Oil Corporation (NOC)

US calls for immediate resumption of Libya oil operations

The United States on Tuesday called for an immediate resumption of Libya’s lifeline oil exports that have been blocked by forces loyal to military strongman Khalifa Haftar since last week.