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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.
Magnus Abe

Magnus Abe: Politicians will plunge Rivers into violence

The Senator representing the Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe has warned politicians not to plunge Rivers State into the kind of violence and mayhem that characterized the 2015 general elections.

The dangers of negative narratives

As a professional journalist and a regular columnist, one of the things I fear the most on the job is boxing myself into a corner. My philosophy of life is that no one is completely good or completely bad. I find it hard to look at something and say there is nothing good in it or that it is absolutely flawless.
Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi

Ahmed Makarfi: PDP planted moles in opposition parties in 2015

A former Governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has reacted to the claim by Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has planted some presidential aspirants within the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Sule Lamido: Voting APC in 2019’ll further divide Nigeria

A presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has said that voting in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming general election would further divide Nigeria.

Jonathan Vatsa: APC remains strong, committed to Nigerians

Jonathan Vatsa, an All Progressives Congress chieftain in Niger, says the party remains strong and committed to meeting the desired needs of Nigerians.

There is oil in the skies

I don’t know if these statistics would interest you: the aviation industry alone directly contributes $664.4 billion to global GDP yearly — and that is far more than Nigeria’s entire gross domestic product.

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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi Arabia rejects US Senate resolution blaming Mohammed bin Salman for Jamal Khashoggi death

Saudi Arabia on Monday rejected a resolution passed by the US Senate last week, which directly pinned the blame for the murder of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi on Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Court begins hearing on Muhammadu Buhari’s impeachment suit today

The Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State capital will today (Monday) begin hearing of the impeachment suit filed against President Muhammadu Buhari.
Pedro Obaseki

2019: Pedro Obaseki urges presidential candidates to emulate Goodluck Jonathan, concede defeat

The President of the Midwest Movement, Dr Pedro Obaseki, has urged presidential candidates in the 2019 elections to exibit the spirit of good sportmanship to deepen democracy.
Azali Assoumani

Senior Comoros opposition figures handed life sentences

The security court in Comoros has handed down life sentences with hard labour to four senior opposition figures and lengthy jail terms to several others for plotting against the state.
Members of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria are currently picketing the Senate and House of Representatives chambers at the National Assembly.-4

Protesting workers shut down National Assembly

Workers of National Assembly have commenced the four-day warning industrial action with a threat to put off power supply.