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Nasarawa governor appoints SSG, director of press, 5 other aides

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has approved the appointments of Alhaji Aliyu Tijjani-Ahmed as new Secretary to the State Government (SSG).

Teenager drowns in Kano pond

A teenager, Umar Murtala, on Sunday evening drowned in a pond at Gwazaye, opposite the Abacha Youth Centre in Gwale LGA of Kano State.
Segun Osoba

Segun Osoba cautions Nigerians on restructuring

A radical historian, who taught generations of students at the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Dr. Olusegun Osoba, has cautioned Nigeria over what he described as the ubiquitous use of the word ‘restructuring’ by the ruling elites, describing it as a recurring and blatant lie that has been used to deceive Nigerians as the solution to the economic, political and social ills in the country.

Femi Falana, Balarabe Musa blame ex-President Obasanjo for Nigeria’s woes

Human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), and Balarabe Musa, elder statesman and former governor of c State, on Tuesday, said former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s rejection of the Minority Report of the Constitutional Drafting Committee of 1976, co-authored by Drs. Segun Osoba and Yusufu Bala Usman, is one of the major reasons Nigeria is facing multiple crises today.

On the making of a People’s Constitution

The historical context of this occasion of the public presentation of the Minority Report & Draft Constitution for the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1976 is bound to generate hope with an admixture of regrets.

Oganiru Ndigbo: Igbo presidency achievable only through President Buhari’s re-election

A political interest group from the Southeastern part of the country, Oganiru Ndigbo, has said that the only way an Igbo presidency can be achievable in 2023 is through the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Ghana, Niger join Nigeria for Ramat Cup

Three teams from Ghana and Niger Republic are to join those from Nigeria’s 36 states and FCT to compete for the 37th Ramat Cup.

Kano to spend N1 billion on road construction

The Kano state government has set aside N1 billion for the construction of Kofar Mata–Singer–Murtala Mohammed way road in Kano metropolis.

Ango Abdullahi: Parliamentary system panacea to Nigeria’s corruption

Leader of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Professor Ango Abdullahi, has said that the only way Nigeria can end corruption and the numerous challenges standing on its way to greatness is to abolish ‘corrupt and expensive’ presidential system for parliamentary system of government.

IPOB mourns Biafran war veteran Joe Achuzia

The leadership of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) worldwide, on Tuesday, joined the rest of the world to mourn the passage of the Nigeria Civil war veteran, Chief (Col.) Joe Achuzie, who died on Monday, February 26, 2018 in his home town of Asaba, Delta State, after a brief illness.

Ex-President Obasanjo not qualified to advise President Buhari – Charles Idahosa

Chief Charles Idahosa, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state, on Friday said former president Olusegun Obasanjo has no moral justification dictating to President Muhammadu Buhari on whether to seek re-election or not.

The dangerous delusions of Umar Ladbo

“You say Benue belongs to Fulani by right of conquest. Is such a right greater than that of the original owners or people who the Fulani met there?”.

Why Fulanis will continue to lead Nigeria – professor

A professor at the faculty of humanities, Maitama Sule University, Kano, Umar Labdo, says the Fulanis are destined to lead Nigeria for a long time.

Ajaokuta: How Nigeria’s largest industrial project failed

The industry serves as stimulus to national development and economic boost to industrial growth of a country.

Awaiting the names of recipients of national honours

The process for the award of National Honours has begun. Hopefully the recipients will be known before April. It will be the first time President Muhammadu Buhari will bestow such honours on deserving Nigerians. Already candidates have been shortlisted. And I understand that further request has been sent to the President for final approval.

General Theophilus Danjuma is a soldiers’ soldier – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday joined other well-meaning Nigerians to congratulate General Theophilus Danjuma (rtd.) on his 80th birthday anniversary, describing the former chief of army staff, and one-time minister of defence as a “soldiers’ soldier.”

Nigeria’s economy not booming – Ex-President Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has observed that Nigeria’s economy is not booming yet.

Those against restructuring are lazy – Atiku

Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has slammed those kicking against the calls for the restructuring of Nigeria.

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Gabon to be first African nation paid to fight deforestation

Gabon will become the first African country paid with international funds to preserve its forests in an effort to fight climate change, the United Nations said Sunday.
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.

Ogun may establish two additional universities

The Ogun State Government has revealed that it may establish two additional universities to address the agitation of the people of the Central and Western Senatorial districts respectively.

Kogi Speaker receives defectors into APC

The Speaker of Kogi State House Assembly, Hon. Mathew Kolawole, has formally received some members of the opposition parties who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

‘Yahoo boy’ runs mad, strips self naked in Ekiti

There was drama on a major highway in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, when a young man suspected to be an Internet fraudster ran mad in full public glare on Sunday evening.

Bandits release 30 more captives in Zamfara

The peace efforts initiated by the Zamfara government have continued to yield more fruits with 30 additional captives released by bandits on Sunday, after eight months in captivity.