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ASUU chides Bisi Akande over comments on strike

Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) chides former APC national chairman Bisi Akande for accusing striking lecturers of producing ‘vagabonds and unemployable graduates’

Bola Tinubu: Frederick Fasehun left behind fine legacies

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Saturday, described the late Dr Fredrick Fasehun as a renowned pro-democracy and good governance activist who left behind fine legacies.

Afenifere: Frederick Fasehun’s demise a big loss to Nigeria

Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, has described the demise of the founder of Odua Peoples Congress, Dr Frederick Fasehun, as a big loss to the country.

OPC founder Frederick Fasehun passes on

According to a report, the octogenarian died in the early hours of Saturday at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja.
Gbenga Olawepo Hashim

Gbenga Olawepo-Hasim: Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar not educated enough to rule Nigeria

The People’s Trust presidential candidate, Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hasim, has said Nigeria needs an educated person to become the next president for the country to move forward.

Muhammadu Buhari ‘the dead’ and his body double

The notorious rumour in circulation on Nigerian streets sounds every bit like a citation from a James Hadley Chase. Chase had a pleasant notoriety with his crime fiction novels that hold you spellbound. With a gloating slide to it, the rumour is trending, with celebrated gusto, about the “death” of the man Nigerians elected into office in May, 2015.

2019: Femi Okurounmu cautions INEC, security agencies against ‘needless partisanship’

Ahead of the 2019 polls, Afenifere chieftain, Sen. Femi Okurounmu, has cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies not to compromise the general elections by displaying ‘needless partisanship’.
Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Olisa Agbakoba

2019: Olisa Agbakoba emerges APT presidential candidate

Leading third force political parties under a new name, Alliance for People’s Trust, APT, have ratified a new pact during the national convention and Presidential primaries convened by People’s Trust on Saturday in Lagos, which produced a legal icon and foremost pro-democracy activist, Dr Olisa Agbakoba, SAN, and a fresh breed energy expert and political strategist, Dr Gbenga Olawepo–Hashim as national chairman and Presidential Candidate respectively.
Social Democratic Party (SDP), Ambassador Iyorwuese Hagher

Iyorwuese Hagher: APC desperate to hold on to power at all costs

A leading presidential aspirant of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Ambassador Iyorwuese Hagher, has said that the rising spate of vote buying as a result of alleged desperation of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to hold on to power at all costs, might endangered the country’s democracy if all stakeholders failed to rise against it.
Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Olisa Agbakoba

Wole Soyinka, Oby Ezekwesili, others to attend People’s Trust convention in Lagos

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the People’s Trust (PT) led by its national chairman, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, SAN, will on Saturday, October 6, hold its national convention at Lagos Airport Hotel, Ikeja.

Matthew Kukah: No president worldwide can be as irresponsible as Nigerian president

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Dr. Matthew Hassan Kukah, has said that no president of any country in the world can be as irresponsible in the usage of power as a Nigerian president.
President Muhammadu Buhari

Independence: Muhammadu Buhari urges Nigerians to see diversity as source of strength

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, urged Nigerians to see their diversity as source of strength, progress, peace and national development.

PDP panel grills presidential aspirants Thursday

The Peoples Democratic Party Board of Trustees panel set up to discuss the possibility of having a consensus presidential candidate among the aspirants will meet with them (the aspirants) and also screen them on Thursday, it has been gathered.

Sule Lamido calls for President Buhari’s impeachment

A presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has described Nigeria as a sick nation that needs to be salvaged by concerned Nigerians.

Labour leaders carpet Governor Fayose over alleged purchase of N74 million SUV, N43 million...

Organized labour in Ekiti state has berated the state Governor Mr. Ayodele Fayose over alleged purchase of a N74 million Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) and for allegedly paying himself a sum of N43million severance package as parting gifts.

Sule Lamido: President Buhari’s integrity claim a fraud

Former Jigawa State Governor and Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant, Sule Lamido, has dismissed the claim of integrity attributed to President Muhammadu Buhari, saying that before him, there were famed Nigerian leaders with integrity, which the president has never acknowledged.
Gboyega Nasiru Isiaka

GNI: I am contesting in 2019 to run a better Ogun

African Democratic Congress (ADC) governorship aspirant in Ogun State, Alhaji Gboyega Isiaka, has anchored his motivation to vie for the highest position in the state on his capacity to provide good governance and run a better Ogun State where life will be abundant for the people.
Ahmed Buhari

Ahmed Buhari: I don’t need a god-father to become President in 2019

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Hon Ahmed Buhari, in Lagos, condemned the phenomenon of godfatherism in the country’s political system, saying he does not need a god father to become the president of Nigeria come 2019.

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12 soldiers killed, dozens missing in battle with terrorists

At least 12 Nigerian soldiers were killed and dozens of others are missing after fighting with Islamists in Borno State, three military sources said yesterday.

PDP: Peter Obi’s performance at debate has improved our party’s profile

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said on Sunday that the sterling performance of Peter Obi, its vice presidential candidate, in Friday’s vice presidential debate held in Abuja had greatly improved the rating of the party in Nigeria and in the international community.
President Muhammadu Buhari has finally reacted to reports that he had been cloned.

Federal government, oil marketers meet this week over subsidy stalemate

There are indications that the prevailing calm in the oil and gas industry may be sustained at a huge cost to the Federal Government as operators within the sector have intensified pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to pay subsidy arrears inherited from former President Goodluck Jonathan.
National Assembly

Federal lawmakers move to avert workers’ strike

The National Assembly leadership has said it is making frantic efforts to avert the proposed industrial action by workers under the umbrella of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN), which is likely to affect the 2019 budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.
Muhammadu Buhari

CD: Muhammadu Buhari should participate in presidential debate

The Campaign for Democracy (CD) has lent its voice to the raging debate on whether President Muhammadu Buhari should participate in the presidential debate slated for January 19, 2019, or not.