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Why politics is war in Nigeria

Selfishness, the pursuit of self-interest and self-aggrandisement are the driving forces of Nigerian politicians. From bottom to top and back again, of those emotions, not one is free, not one is clean, not even President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s widely touted emblem of what is sane and altruistic in the polity.

Apostle Suleman: Don’t go to court, go home when you lose election

A Christian cleric, Johnson Suleman, has advised Nigerian politicians to “go home”, instead of going to the court, when they lose an election.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Senator Akpabio: Stop expecting appointments, contracts as reward for voting

Godswill Akpabio, a former minority leader of the senate, has advised Nigerians to stop viewing appointment and contracts as the dividends of democracy.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Senator Akpabio advises politicians to stop politicising tragedy

A former Minority Leader of the Nigeria Senate, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, has advised politicians to run decent campaigns and stop politicising tragedies, as the general elections approach.

PDP seeks immortalisation of former president Shehu Shagari

Prince Uche Secondus, the National Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says Nigeria has lost one of its most compassionate and humane leaders in the late former President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari.
Tunde Braimoh

Tunde Braimoh: Shehu Shagari’s demise end of an era

A Lagos lawmaker, Mr Tunde Braimoh, on Saturday described the death of former President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, as the end of an era.

2019: UNILAG ASUU chairman tasks politicians

Dr Dele Ashiru, the Chairman Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Lagos chapter, on Wednesday, urged politicians contesting the 2019 elections to desist from any act that would cause chaos in a bid to win.

Fela Durotoye: Bad leadership cause of poverty among Nigerians

Mr Fela Durotoye, the presidential candidate of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), has said the high incidence of poverty is a result of bad leadership provided by Nigerian politicians.

David Oyedepo warns Nigerian politicians over killings

The founder and President of the Living Faith Church worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo, has again warned Nigerian politicians over the unending killings of innocent Nigerians.

Prelate Kalu Uche: Free, fair elections possible if politicians behave themselves

Prelate of Methodist Church Nigeria, His Eminence, Dr. Samuel Chukwuemeka Kalu Uche has said that free and fair election is a possibility in Nigeria only when politicians behave themselves, if security agencies remain impartial, if the umpire is neutral and announces results as they received them.
President Muhammadu Buhari has advised politicians who lost out during the recent party primaries in the country to toe the path of honour and pursue their grievances in line with laid down procedures to avoid unnecessary tension. 1

Muhammadu Buhari blasts politicians using religion, ethnicity as weapons

President Muhammadu Buhari has frowned at the activities of some individuals using religion and ethnicity for cheap political gains, saying such persons were fraudulent politicians and should not be trusted.

Olu Falae urges politicians to shun money politics

National Chairman of Social Democratic Party, Chief Olu Falae, has called on Nigerian politicians to give priority to welfare of the masses and stop the disgraceful spread of political monetisation in our country.

Olu Falae cautions politicians against money politics

National Chairman of Social Democratic Party (SDP), Chief Olu Falae, has called on Nigerian politicians to give priority to welfare of the masses and stop the disgraceful spread of political monetisation in our country.

2019: Kwara youths organise mass-rally for Senator Saraki

In a deliberate effort to prove the popularity of Senator Bukola Saraki in his home-state, a Kwara-based group is mobilising youths to a Mass Rally in solidarity with the presidential ambition of the Senate President on Saturday, September 15, 2018.
President Muhammadu Buhari

Mack Ogbamosa: President Buhari is the leader Nigeria needs

Lagos State Co-ordinator of President Muhammadu Buhari Media Organisation, Mr. Mack Ogbamosa, has described the president as the leader Nigeria needs now to move forward.

Stop shedding blood for electoral victory – Ooni tells politicians

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has advised politicians in the country against violence and blood shedding as preparations for the 2019 general election begin to gather momentum.

Ooni advises politicians to refrain from violence during elections

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has advised Nigerian politicians and party supporters to refrain from promoting violence during the forthcoming elections.

Ex-Governor Kalu advocates unicameral legislature for Nigeria

Former Abia governor, Dr Orji Kalu, says Nigeria should adopt unicameral legislature as the present arrangement is economically wasteful.

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Kano rerun: APC dismisses PDP’s allegation

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State has dismissed the People’s Democratic Party (PDP)’s allegation on the importation of political thugs from neighbouring states.

PDP condemns alleged attack on agents, members in Kano

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the alleged violent attacks and alleged killing of its agents and members by thugs allegedly unleashed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Kano supplementary election.

Chad fires chief of staff after Boko Haram attack kills 23 soldiers

Chad President Idriss Deby has fired his armed forces chief of staff following the latest bout of unrest which culminated in a Boko Haram attack that left 23 dead.