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A radical historian, who taught generations of students at the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Dr. Olusegun Osoba, has cautioned Nigeria over what he described as the ubiquitous use of the word ‘restructuring’ by the ruling elites, describing it as a recurring and blatant lie that has been used to deceive Nigerians as the solution to the economic, political and social ills in the country.
Human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), and Balarabe Musa, elder statesman and former governor of c State, on Tuesday, said former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s rejection of the Minority Report of the Constitutional Drafting Committee of 1976, co-authored by Drs. Segun Osoba and Yusufu Bala Usman, is one of the major reasons Nigeria is facing multiple crises today.
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.
A Second Republic lawmaker and prominent member of the Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF), Dr. Junaid Muhammed, has said the socio-cultural group did not endorse People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.
The Ayangburen of Ikorodu land, Abd’Kabir Shotobi, received the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Jimi Agbaje, on Tuesday, and used the opportunity to condemn military rule while urging politicians to eschew violence.
The governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje, has said the party would resist any attempt to rig the forthcoming general elections in the state.
Issa Aremu, a governorship candidate of the Labour Party in Kwara State, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to prevent Tuesday, January 8, planned industrial action by the organized labour over the non-implementation of the N30, 000 minimum wage.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s absence at the burial of the former President of Nigeria, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, last Saturday.
Prince Uche Secondus, the National Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says Nigeria has lost one of its most compassionate and humane leaders in the late former President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari.
A Second Republic lawmaker, Dr Junaid Mohammed, has said Nigeria president Muhammadu Buhari is not qualified to give a tribute to former president Shehu Shagari, who died on Friday at the age of 93.
President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, says former President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, was a quintessential public servant.
The Independent National Electoral Commission says it is wrong to accuse it of partisanship or of being an appendage of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Legal luminary Yusuf Ola-Olu Alli has said that it is too early to debate a change of the presidential system the country practises.
Abdullahi Ganduje, Kano State Governor and Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC) South East Peace and Reconciliation Committee, on Sunday said the South East geo-political zone could return to mainstream Nigerian politics if they vote for President Muhammadu Buhari and other APC candidates in the 2019 general elections.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has accused the pan-Igbo Socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, of betrayal and sabotage of Igbo interest.
A Professor of History, Osun State University and Director, Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding in Osun State, Prof. Siyan Oyeweso, yesterday, stressed the need for the establishment of new political parties if Nigeria must develop.
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The Police Command in Kano State has confirmed the arrest of a housewife, Aisha Ali, who allegedly poured hot water on the private part of her husband.
The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, announced in a statement on Tuesday that she had submitted her resignation from the IMF and it will go into effect in September.
The House of Representatives has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA).
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the latest letter written by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to President Muhammadu Buhari describing the former’s action as patriotic.
Former president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, has denied that the Gupta family had any influence in the appointment of his Cabinet ministers.
The Akwa Ibom State Governor Mr. Udom Emmanuel has sympathized with flood victims in the state and ordered Ministry of Works, other relevant agencies to put remedial measures to reduce flooding in affected areas of the state.
United States forward Megan Rapinoe has echoed Serena Williams' comments on equal pay amid the Women's World Cup winners' ongoing fight for parity with the men's team.
Rangers boss Steven Gerrard believes Sheyi Ojo has “got everything” and should become a major success.
Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State says his predecessor, Rochas Okorocha, operated 250 bank accounts as opposed to the Treasury Single Account being implemented by the Federal Government and many other states.
Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly is in deep trouble after being arrested again on US federal sex crime charges, NBC News said, citing unidentified law enforcement officials.