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Democracy Day: MKO Abiola a legend – Senator Kalu

Former Abia State governor and senator representing Abia North Senatorial District, Dr. Orji Kalu, has called on the political class to adhere to the tenets of democracy for the sake of nation building.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: Ex-President Obasanjo’s Fulanisation claim influenced by social media

Lawyer and activist Femi Falana (SAN) has said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo view that Boko Haram is about Fulanisation of Nigeria and other West African countries must have been influenced by social media.

Afe Babalola urges President Buhari to restructure Nigeria

As President Muhammadu Buhari takes oath of office for a second term on Wednesday, legal luminary and founder of Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Chief Afe Babalola, has said restructuring remains the way out of the country’s problems.
Rafiu Ladipo

Rafiu Ladipo, Adegboye Onigbinde hail Teslim Balogun’s wife

The President-General of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club, Dr Rafiu Ladipo, and former coach of the Super Eagles, Adegboye Onigbinde, have paid tribute to the wife of Nigeria’s football legend, Teslim ‘Thunder’ Balogun, Alhaja Mulikat, as the family celebrates her 21 years memorial.
Fola Ojo

Kidnapping: The thing speaks for itself

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the US President in tough times. The Great Depression and World War II were harrowing events that could have mowed Americans down to the rubble. But, the 32nd President successfully pulled the country to safety and succour. There is none in American history granted more frequent access to sit in the Oval Office as President Roosevelt.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti receives World Bank support to revive farm settlements

The World Bank has offered support for Ekiti State’s agriculture and rural development programme.

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.
The National Leader of Pan Yoruba group, Afenifere, Senator Ayo Fasanmi, and an elder statesman and historian, Prof. Banji Akintoye, have urged Yoruba people to brace up for the presidency in 2023.

2023: Afenifere leaders push for Yoruba presidency

The National Leader of Pan Yoruba group, Afenifere, Senator Ayo Fasanmi, and an elder statesman and historian, Prof. Banji Akintoye, have urged Yoruba people to brace up for the presidency in 2023.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, says Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are the most important business component for economic growth.

Senator Ojudu: Why VP Osinbajo lost his polling unit

The Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, says Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo lost at his polling unit at Victoria Garden City, Lagos, because he was the victim of an elite conspiracy and tribalism.

Ex-Governor Uduaghan: I’m not aware I have case in court

Following the recent judgement of a high court that declared the Delta South senatorial candidate of the All Progressive Congress, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan’s nomination a nullity, the former governor has disclosed that he was not aware of having a case in court.

General Akinrinade: Ex-President Obasanjo belongs in dustbin of history

A former Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen Alani Akinrinade (retd.), has asked Nigerians to ignore former President Olusegun Obasanjo, adding that Obasanjo belongs in the dustbin of history.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-6

Afenifere endorses President Buhari’s re-election

Afenifere, a Pan-Yoruba group led by Sen. Ayo Fasanmi, has called on Yoruba to vote massively for President Muhammadu Buhari and APC in the forthcoming elections.

Sola Oke: President Buhari implementing Obafemi Awolowo’s philosophy of governance

Olusola Oke, Southwest Zonal Director of the 2019 All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign Council, has declared that President Muhammodu Buhari is implementing the philosophy of former Premier of the defunct Western Region, Obafemi Awolowo.
Jimi Agbaje

Jimi Agbaje blast APC for alleged corruption in Lagos concession

Governorship Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, OON, has blasted vested interests in the state for corruption on the matter of land acquisition and compensations.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-6

David Edibiri: Justice Onnoghen’s suspension a boost to President Buhari’s anti-corruption war

Elder statesman and the Esogban of Benin Kingdom, Chief David Edibiri, yesterday stated that the suspension of the embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen is a big boost to President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption fight and save the judiciary from ridicule.

Senator Nwobodo: Why I left APC

Chief Jim Nwobodo, former Governor of old Anambra State says he left the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to toe the line already taken by Ohaneze Ndigbo.
Jimi Agbaje

Jimi Agbaje: I will leave a lasting legacy in Lagos

Jimi Agbaje, the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in Lagos State, has reiterated his resolve to turn Lagos State around for good even in a single term.

Suraju Adekunbi: True federalism critical to national government

The Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Suraju Ishola Adekunbi, says the practice of true federalism will accelerate regional development and enhance rapid growth of every part of the nation through the promotion of healthy rivalry among the various regions.

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Rochas Okorocha: Why we are appealing against Court Ruling – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has explained why it decided to appeal the court ruling directing it to issue a certificate of return to embattled ex-governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha.

Democracy Day: Wealthy Nigerian urged to emulate MKO Abiola

Wealthy Nigerians have been urged to emulate late MKO Abiola philanthropy by assisting the less privileged members of the society.

Oba Akanbi urges monarchs to renounce membership of secret societies

The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdul-Rasheed Adewale Akanbi, has urged Yoruba monarchs to renounce membership of secret societies.

Troops kill Boko Haram terrorist

Troops have rescued two women and six children from Boko Haram terrorists as they laid ambush on fleeing members of the insurgents in Gwadala village, Borno State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, finally issued Certificate of Return to the immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, confirming him the senator-elect for Imo West senatorial district.

INEC issues certificate of return to former Governor Okorocha

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, finally issued Certificate of Return to the immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, confirming him the senator-elect for Imo West senatorial district.