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It is tough being a Nigerian. Every aspect of the Nigerian life, from the existential to the political is charged with presumptions and assumptions and suspicion. Buying anything on the street attracts deep anxiety; appointing anyone to any position draws deep skepticism. And all these are to be expected in a state whose foundation was laid on historical animosity and current distrust.g
Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo Agege, All Progressives Congress, APC, Delta Central yesterday said that the National Leader of APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu still has a lot to offer Nigeria in the area of leadership and nation-building.
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.
Bianca Ojukwu, wife of the late ex-Biafra war lord, Chukwuemeka Ojukwu, has expressed reservation over absence of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra at the second memorial lecture of her husband.
Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, has urged the South East people to integrate into the Nation’s mainstream national politics.
The Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Administration in Nigeria (2010 – 2015) has generated quite a number of post-tenure publications which significantly, in varying degrees of articulation, veracity and delivery shed light on key developments during that momentous phase in Nigerian politics.
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.
The United States-based financial data media house, Bloomberg, says a former Minister of Defence, Lt.Gen Theophilus Danjuma (retd.), is worth an estimated $1.2bn (N432bn). This is the first time Danjuma’s net worth would be made public.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, to ensure that he serves the entire country, if he eventually emerges the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the next Assembly.
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.
With its alliances and betrayals, crimes and cash, and even a dash of witchcraft, the theatrical twists of Nigeria's politics are inspiring directors from the country's Nollywood movie industry.
The Presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has commended his party and his supporters for “changing the narrative” of Nigeria’s political history, adding that this in itself was a major achievement.
Nigeria’s president and ruling party were on Saturday accused of dirty tricks to stifle opposition support, with one week to go before the election in Africa’s most populous nation.
Odion Ighalo is a happy man after seeing his loan at Manchester United extended till January next year which was confirmed on Monday.
Malaysia has gone 10 days without any new COVID-19 deaths, the health ministry said on Monday, leaving the total deaths so far at 115.
The Organized Labour has urged political leaders at every level to respect the wishes of the Nigerian people and allow the full exercise of financial autonomy for the judiciary and legislature in the states.
Akpeyi has been linked with clubs in Europe and Asia following an excellent season with Kaizer Chiefs in the Absa Premier League.
The club captain is yet to sign a contract extension and, with his current deal up in 2021, Arsenal will have to consider selling him or risk losing him on a free next summer.
The Osun State Government has hailed former Governor Rauf Aregbesola, who turned 63 years on Monday, May 25, 2020.
Thailand is conducting tests on macaque monkeys as it races to produce a cheaper, alternative coronavirus vaccine it hopes will be ready by 2021, a top researcher said Monday.
An outbreak linked to a church in Frankfurt has so far led to 112 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, as numerous other chains of infection are being investigated, a local official said on Tuesday.
A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kafanchan, Kaduna State, on Thursday sentenced two men, Salim Aliyu and David Tabo, to one year each in a correctional centre for stealing electrical appliances.
Israel recorded an unusual increase in daily number of new COVID-19 cases on Friday.