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Segun Osoba

Segun Osoba cautions Nigerians on restructuring

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.

Femi Falana, Balarabe Musa blame ex-President Obasanjo for Nigeria’s woes

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.

On the making of a People’s Constitution

The historical context of this occasion of the public presentation of the Minority Report & Draft Constitution for the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1976 is bound to generate hope with an admixture of regrets.

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.

Junaid Muhammed: Northern Elders’ Forum didn’t endorse Atiku Abubakar

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 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.

Jimi Agbaje: Why I prefer town hall meetings to rallies

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.

Jimi Agbaje: We will resist any attempt to rig Lagos election

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.
President Buhari inaugurates APC Women and Youth Campaign Team at the State House on 3rd Dec 2019-5

President Buhari urged to prevent workers’ strike by implementing minimum wage

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.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

PDP condemns Muhammadu Buhari’s absence at Shehu Shagari’s funeral

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.

PDP seeks immortalisation of former president Shehu Shagari

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.

Junaid Mohammed: Muhammadu Buhari not qualified to mourn 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.
Bukola Saraki

Bukola Saraki: Shehu Shagari was a quintessential public servant

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, says former President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, was a quintessential public servant.

Official: It is wrong to accuse INEC of partisanship

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).
Yusuf Ola-Olu Ali

Yusuf Ali: It’s too early to debate change to parliamentary system

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: A vote for Muhammadu Buhari will return South East to mainstream politics

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.
Senator David Dafinone

Senator David Dafinone passes on in Lagos

Dafinone obtained his Bachelor of Science in Economics from University in London in 1958 and served in various capacities at the Nigerian Civil Service, Kaduna, 1946-1956.

IPOB accuses Ohanaeze of betrayal, sabotage of Igbo interest

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has accused the pan-Igbo Socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, of betrayal and sabotage of Igbo interest.

Don: Why Nigeria must have strong party system

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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Police arrest housewife for allegedly pouring hot water on husband

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.

Christine Lagarde resigns as IMF chief

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.

House of Reps commends President Buhari for signing ACFTA

The House of Representatives has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA).
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: Ex-President Obasanjo’s letter vindicates our stance

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.

Jacob Zuma: Gupta influence fiction

Former president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, has denied that the Gupta family had any influence in the appointment of his Cabinet ministers.