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Wole Soyinka

Omoyele Sowore’s arrest: President Buhari’s government behaving like Sani Abacha’s – Wole Soyinka

Mr Sowore, a presidential candidate in the last election, was arrested on Saturday for calling for a revolution against poor governance.
Dapo Abiodun

Dapo Abiodun: We’re determined to make right difference in governance

The Ogun state governor – elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun, on Wednesday declared that his in – coming administration is imbued with determination to make a difference in the governance of the State.

Misery Index: Nigeria not a miserable country

In a report titled: “The Misery Index 2018,” authored by Dr. Steve Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, Nigerians have been labelled the sixth most miserable people in the world. The misery index was introduced in the 1970s by Arthur Okun, an American economist, author of the seminal work, Equality and Efficiency: The Big Trade Off (1975).
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

President Buhari: Deceiving Nigerians with ethnicity, religion is ‘bloody nonsense’

President Muhammadu Buhari has described as “bloody nonsense” the penchant of some Nigerians to hide under the canopy of ethnicity and religion to perpetrate injustice and corrupt acts.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

President Buhari recalls fond memories of late deputy Tunde Idiagbon

President Muhammadu Buhari has remembered his former number two man in government, late Major General Tunde Idiagbon, for his uncommon loyalty and courage.

Ayo Salami, AuGF raise concern over corruption in Nigeria

Former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Issa Ayo Salami, yesterday hinted that Nigeria is heading for a doom if it fails to address the growing corruption in the polity.

Governor Wike: Why insecurity endures in Nigeria

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has stated that the nation’s security degenerated dangerously because the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government chose to play politics with the security challenge in the State.

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Uche Secondus: More have been killed under President Buhari

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, has claimed more people have been killed under the Muhammadu Buhari government than during the 1970 civil war.
Commander of IGP Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Yyari with arrested kidnap kingpin, Hamish Wadume

Taraba ‘kidnap kingpin’ arrested in own residence – neighbours

The alleged kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala Wadume, was living in a house he bought in Kano months ago before he was tracked down on Monday, his neighbours told newsmen yesterday.
Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama flanked by the Minister of State Amb. Zubairu Dada (left) and the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Amb. Mustapha Suleiman ( right) pose for a shot when the minister assumed office on Wednesday in Abuja.

Minister takes office, lists security of Nigerians abroad

Returning Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffery Onyeama, says he will focus attention on ensuring the security of Nigerians living abroad and attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to the country.g
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.

Borno governor swears in 22 commissioners, 7 advisers

Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum yesterday swore in 22 commissioners as well as seven special advisers and a deputy chief of staff in the Office of the Deputy Governor.

South East governors dare Nnamdi Kanu over threat to Igbo leaders

Governors from the southeast states have warned Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra, over his threats to attack them and other southeast leaders abroad.