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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.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, governors of Kaduna and Oyo states, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai and Abiola Ajimobi, respectively and other eminent Nigerians yesterday stressed the need for the country to be restructured to overcome myriad of problems confronting it as a nation.
“Bandits” have emerged as the new bogeyman for insecurity in Nigeria, joining a long (and still growing list) that includes Boko Haram, cultists, herdsmen, kidnappers and militants.
Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), on Monday said the debate by lawmakers in the National Assembly that Nigeria should return to a parliamentary system of government is a wasteful diversion of time and resources.
The Chief Executive Officer of Balmoral International Ltd, Otunba Adejare Adegbenro, has said Nigeria has not fully exited recession because some traces of causes of the monster are still very much visible around.
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.
The grand leader of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), a Yoruba nationalist organisation, Dr. Frederick Fasehun, has decried the current state of the country, saying the whole world is disappointed in Nigeria.
Ahead of the 2019 polls, Afenifere chieftain, Sen. Femi Okurounmu, has cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies not to compromise the general elections by displaying ‘needless partisanship’.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has restated that getting rid of corruption and entrenching good governance will be better for Nigeria than simple geographical restructuring.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday advocated stronger and autonomous states in the country’s federal system with some powers devolved to them.
The Indigenous People of Biafra has announced resumption of plans to hold a referendum towards the ‘peaceful restoration’ of the defunct Republic of Biafra.
The Vice-President (VP), Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has declared thatmost states of the federation cannot survive without the monthly allocation from the Federation Account.
Rivers/Bayelsa Shippers Association (RIBASA), on Sunday advised states with the comparative advantage to intensify efforts to boost cocoa production.
Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, yesterday, called for continuous dialogue in the search for an answer to the national question, saying disintegration, as some were championing, was not an option worth pursuing.
The National Electoral Commission (NEC) of Sierra Leone, said results of Wednesday general elections, especially presidential, would not be announced until they were tallied.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Femi Falana, has accused the Federal Government of failing to tackle Fulani herdsmen, who have been accused of killing defenceless farmers, as it should.
Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has commended the state’s workers for their selfless services, inspite of the prevailing economic challenges in the country.
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has directed its Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Cross River to remove the names of all candidates of All Progressives Congress (APC) from the ballot for the general elections.
Nigerians vote for a new president on Saturday after a week-long delay that has raised political tempers, sparked conspiracy claims and stoked fears of violence.
After failed attempts to travel to Europe by different illegal channels by some Nigerians, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has once again received 164 returnees.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of withholding sensitive election materials including collation (form EC8D) and result (form EC8E) sheets in states considered to be PDP strongholds.
Cardiff University in Wales, United Kingdom, has developed a cutting-edge cyber security research, using artificial intelligence to detect and stop cyber-attacks.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ekiti State has again assured the electorate that the sensitive and non-sensitive materials already distributed for the conduct of Saturday’s elections got to the right destinations across the 16 local government areas of the state.
Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison has said the country's major political parties were hacked earlier this month alongside the federal parliament by a "sophisticated state actor".
Three Texas landowners and an environmental group have filed the first lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration aimed at freeing up billions of dollars to build a wall along the US border with Mexico, the consumer advocacy group Public Citizen (PC) has said.
Nigerian defender Efe Ambrose says he is delighted to have joined English Championship side Derby County.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has described any individual, entity or group who intends to engage in violent activities during the forthcoming Presidential and National Assembly elections has enemies of democracy.