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General Akinrinade: Ex-President Obasanjo lacks ‘good sense of judgement’

A former chief of Army staff, Lt-Gen Alani Akinrinade (retd.), on Thursday described former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo as a man that lacks a good sense of judgement and should be ignored.

Official: Politicians approaching INEC to buy unclaimed PVCs

An official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday claimed some politicians in Oyo State are approaching the commission to buy Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs), in order to rig the 2019 general elections.
The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has appealed to the people of Isaba-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State to maintain peace over the vacant kingship stool.

Ekiti government begs military to restore checkpoints on highways

The Ekiti state government has appealed to the military authorities to restore the highway checkpoints recently dismantled in the state.

Nigerian media and political accountability

“Only a redeemed media can redeem the nation from drowning in the turbulence of malicious misinformation and hate-mongering that is already gathering,” – Prof Ayobami Ojebode on Thursday, November 29 at the Radio Nigeria 2018 Annual Lecture in Abuja.

Sani Takori: Poor governance responsible for collapse of education in Zamfara

A former member representing Gummi/Bukkuyum constituency at the federal house of representative, now the Gubernatorial candidate of Advanced people Democratic Alliance (APDA) in Zamfara state Hon Sani Takori has disclosed that poor governance was responsible for the collapse of education in the state.
Registrar:Chief Executive of the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB), Professor Ifeoma Mercy Isuigo-Abanihe

Board indicts, suspends NABTEB registrar, four directors over ‘contract scam’

A special investigative panel constituted to probe activities of the Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB), Professor Ifeoma Isuigo-Abanihe, has uncovered irregularities in contract awards and abuse of office by the embattled Registrar.

Nigerian Army arrests Governor Ortom’s aide for allegedly masterminding Benue killings

Governor Samuel Ortom will allow the law take its course after the Nigerian Army arrested one of his aides for allegedly masterminding recent killings in Benue State, his top adviser has said.

I am satisfied with President Buhari

It was always predictable that, given his notoriety on that score, it was a matter of time for former President Olusegun Obasanjo to resume his pastime of undermining his military and civilian successors, by making President Muhammadu Buhari his latest victim.

Cattle Colony: Before Buhari lures us into deadly trap

To us here in Nigeria, a colony is nothing new. The colony of Lagos established by the British in 1861 has familiarised us to it.

Nigeria will benefit from restructuring – Tokunbo Awolowo-Dosunmu

Dr (Mrs) Olatokunbo Awolowo-Dosunmu, Co-Chairman, African Newspapers of Nigeria Plc (ANN), on Tuesday restated calls for the restructuring of Nigeria, saying every part of the country would benefit from it.

Governor Aregbesola bags first Nigerian cocoa award

The Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, was on Friday honoured with the 1st Nigeria Cocoa Awards in recognition of his contribution to the agricultural sector through his various programmes, particularly the Osun Rural Enterprise and Agriculture Programme.

Why Awolowo did not make West to secede

The same Chief Awolowo made another controversial statement on July 6, 1974 at the University of Ife when he said “the 1973 census is a barren exercise,” an event which I covered for the Nigerian Tribune. We shall come to that later.

Ogun guber: PDP will get stronger to take over in 2019 – Isiaka

He stated that beyond power blocs and godfathers, his emergence will be largely determined by the electorates.

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