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Conceptualising Election Boycott and Types of Government: An Expository - by Russell Bluejack
Biafra: Conceptualising Election Boycott...

Biafra: Conceptualising Election Boycott and Types of Government: An Exposi...

BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The Anambra Gubernatorial Election has come and gone. The hiccup it created in the dysfunctional political clime in Nigeria will always be remembered. The result of the election itself carries with it the ghost of the boycott, for there is a serious debate from both the... read more »

Nigeria: No Automatic 2019 Ticket for Buhari Says Tinubu
Nigeria: No Automatic 2019 Ticket for Bu...

Nigeria: No Automatic 2019 Ticket for Buhari Says Tinubu

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the National Leader of the APC has said that President Buhari will not get an automatic ticket as the party’s sole candidate for the 2019 presidential elections. He said that the normal democratic process for selecting a candidate will be employed. Tinubu who made... read more »

Nigeria: UNDP Finds Presidency Complicit In the Diversion of IDP Funds
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Nigeria: UNDP Finds Presidency Complicit In the Diversion of IDP Funds

The United Nation’s Development Programme (UNDP) has in conjunction with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) released a report which shows that the Presidency through the Presidential Initiative on the North East (PINE) was complicit in the diversion of funds which led to the... read more »

Nigeria: DSS Prevents Arrest of Former DG, Ekpenyong by EFCC
Nigeria: DSS Prevents Arrest of Former D...

Nigeria: DSS Prevents Arrest of Former DG, Ekpenyong by EFCC

NIA Operatives also prevent the arrest of its former DG Ayo Oke by EFCC operatives. Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) were on Tuesday 11th of November 2017 prevented from arresting Mr Ita Ekpeyong, former DG of the DSS by DSS operatives attached to the former... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari's Second Term Bid Has the Support of 34 Governors - Rochas
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Nigeria: Buhari’s Second Term Bid Has the Support of 34 Governors ...

Says “President Buhari is the best for the country now. Governor Rochas Okorocha has announced that 34 state governors across the country regardless of their party affiliations were in support of President Buhari’s second term bid. According to him, Buhari was the best thing for... read more »

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Nigeria: Soldiers Kill Student While Rescuing Herdsmen

Nigeria: Soldiers Kill Student While Rescuing Herdsmen

A stray bullet fired by soldiers attached to the 707 Special Forces brigade in Makurdi Benue State has reportedly killed a secondary school student. The student’s name was Ayew Atume. According... read more »

Issues UN Security Council Mission Must Confront About Boko Haram

Opinion: Issues UN Security Council Mission Must Confront About Boko Haram By Philip Agbese

Comrade Philip Agbese

Comrade Philip Agbese

Agbese is an international public affairs commentator, writes from theBoroughs, Hendon, (NW4 4BT), London, United Kingdom.
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The United Nations (UN) Security Council Visiting Mission to the Lake Chad Basin Region is ground breaking in that this is the first time such mission is being undertaken, not just since Boko Haram unleashed terrorism in the region but even after it was globally designated an international terrorist organization. Incidentally, the mission is not... read more »

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Opinion: Dangote And Arewa Youths’ Uncouth Ranting By Okanga Agila

Opinion: Dangote And Arewa Youths’ Uncouth Ranting By Okanga Agi...

Madness has no defined pattern. To insist on orderliness in insanity is asking for the impossible or the Biblical camel passing through the eye of a needle. I also know that personal idiosyncrasies... read more »

Biafra: To Be Or Not To Be (6) – “What is wrong with the Black Man?

Biafra: To Be Or Not To Be (6) – “What is wrong with the Black Man? by Chimaobi Eluigwe

[epq-quote align=”align-center”]It is self-directed racism to agree that the UK can be a sovereign nation with 60 million people but the Igbo cannot be with about 60 million people.[/epq-quote] I remember the first day I saw the movie ‘The Ghost And The Darkness’. It is a fictionalized account of the Tsavo Man Eaters, i.e. 2 lions... read more »

Opinion: Time to End the Bad Blood Between the Yorubas ...

Time to End the Bad Blood Between the Yorubas and Ndigbo by Femi Aribisala.

The hatred between the Yoruba and Ndigbo has gone on for far too long. Let there be love shared among us! The Yorubas and the Igbos, two of the most... read more »

Nigeria: Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) Back Arewa Youth...

Nigeria: Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) Back Arewa Youth's Quit Notice to Igbos

The Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) has come out to publicly lend their support to the quit notice given to Igbos by 16 Arewa Youth groups. This position by the... read more »

Nigeria: Igbo Youth Group Responds to Arewa Youths

Nigeria: Igbo Youth Group Responds to Arewa Youths

[epq-quote align=”align-left”]we will however return kiss with kiss and gloves with gloves where necessary in the pursuit of our... read more »

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Boko Haram: A Business Empire Demystified? By Richard Murphy

Boko Haram: A Business Empire Demystified? By Richard Murphy

Let me ask Nigerians these pertinent questions. When security agents arrest suspected Boko Haram terrorists and find in their possession dangerous and high-caliber guns and bombs, does it strike... read more »

Opinion: Terrorism - The World’s Constant Reality by Philip Agbese

Opinion: Terrorism – The World’s Constant Reality by Philip Agbese

Comrade Philip Agbese

Comrade Philip Agbese

Agbese is an international public affairs commentator, writes from theBoroughs, Hendon, (NW4 4BT), London, United Kingdom.
Comrade Philip Agbese
The Imagery of Great Britain does not spark enthusiasm in a lot of Nigerians for attestable reasons. Generally,   Africans in countries colonized by the British share similar sentiments. For Nigerians, Britain, the former colonial master, is at best, a symbol of exploitation and the underdevelopment of Nigeria. Even recently, immediate past... read more »

News Update: Rigobert Song Not Dead Says CAF

News Update: Rigobert Song Not Dead Says CAF

On October 7th 2016, we published a story regarding the death of Cameroonian defender Rigobert Song. We do hereby retract said story because there has been so... read more »

Boko Haram: Jonathan’s Failure Cost Over 20,000 L...

Boko Haram: Jonathan's Failure Cost Over 20,000 Lives - Osinbajo

The vice president Professor Yemi Osinbajo seems not to have tired of the blame game as he has once again blamed former President, Goodluck Jonathan for the... read more »

Boko Haram: Attack Kills Four Soldiers, Injures 16 othe...

Boko Haram: Attack Kills Four Soldiers, Injures 16 others

About four soldiers one of whom was an officer was killed and 16 others injured when an army convoy ran into an ambush setup by suspected Boko Haram members.... read more »

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Boko Haram: Buhari, You Are Lying to The People - Abubakar Shekau

Boko Haram: Buhari, You Are Lying to The People – Abubakar ...

Abubakar Shekau the Boko Haram leader who has reportedly been killed a number of times now just released a video in which he said among other things that Buhari was telling the people lies and... read more »

Editorial: Boko Haram - Who Do We Believe Now?

Editorial: Boko Haram – Who Do We Believe Now?

Nigerians and indeed the countries in the Chad basin area affected by the Boko Haram scourge are confused and baffled by the contradicting news emanating from different quarters everyday. The question now is this; On the issue of Boko Haram, who do we believe? Before the Buhari led government took power, they promised to vanquish the sect and... read more »

Boko Haram: I Am Alive, Well and In Charge – Abub...

Boko Haram: I Am Alive, Well and In Charge - Abubakar Shekau

The leader of the Boko Haram terrorist sect Abubakar Shekau has in an audio recording released today Sunday August 16 2015, declared that contrary to the news... read more »

Chad: No Negotiation With Boko Haram Please! – Ch...

Chad: No Negotiation With Boko Haram Please! - Chadian President

The Chadian President Idriss Deby has come out to categorically speak against negotiating with the Boko Haram terrorists. President Deby said this while... read more »

Boko Haram – President Buhari Sets December as De...

Boko Haram insurgency deadline now December

President Muhammodu Buhari has set a new deadline as target for the end of the Boko Haram insurgency. The new deadline is now December.  Since President... read more »

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Super Falcons Vs Australia

Nigeria’s Super Falcon Loose 2:0 to Australia

The Nigerian Super Falcons this evening lost 2:0 to the Australian team. It is not clear as at this time what exactly happened with the team as they were a shadow of the team that held Sweden to a 3... read more »

Côte d’Ivoire Vs Germany

Germany Whitewash Côte d’Ivoire 10:0

In an embarrassing turn of invents, Germany beat new entrants Côte d’Ivoire by 10 goals to nothing in the on-going FIFA Women’s World Cup “Canada 2015.” Côte d’Ivoire is one of Africa’s representatives along side Nigeria and Cameroon. Côte d’Ivoire is coming to the Women’s World Cup for the first time and are... read more »

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Gambia: Gambia to Set Up Truth And Reconciliation Commission

Gambia: Gambia to Set Up Truth And Reconciliation Commission

Gambia has announced that it will be setting up a truth and reconciliation commission to address acts of injustice perpetrated under the regime of former President Yahya Jammeh. Speaking on the... read more »

Gambia: No Longer An Islamic Republic - President Barrow

Gambia: No Longer An Islamic Republic – President Barrow

Gambia will no longer been known as The Islamic Republic of Gambia but simply The Republic of Gambia. This was made knows by President Adama Barrow during his first Presidential press conference. He simply said the word “Islamic” had been removed from the country’s name. read more »

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Sports: Excessive Sex Undermining Ghanaian Team - Coach

Sports: Excessive Sex Undermining Ghanaian Team – Coach

A one time coach of the Ghanaian team Malik Jabir has said that the main reason the Ghanaian football team was not doing well was because they engage in too much sex. According to him, this makes... read more »

Sports: Nigeria to Face Mali in Under-23 African Cup of Nations Opener

Sports: Nigeria to Face Mali in Under-23 African Cup of Nations Opener

The Nigerian U-23 team will on Sunday face their Malian counter parts in their first match of U-23 African Cup of Nations. This tournament is mainly for the purpose of picking the teams that will represent Nigeria in the 2016 Olympic games – Rio 2016. The tournament involves only eight nations split into two groups. Nigeria will be playing... read more »

Ghana: Residents and Police Clash Over Demolition

Demolition of Sodom and Gomorrah

Residents of the slum area called Sodom and Gomorrah in Ghana have clashed with the police over the demolition of their homes. This area is home to over 50,000... read more »

FIFA U-20 World Cup – Mali and Senegal Qualify fo...

Mali Triumphs over Ghana

In a rather sad affair at least for Africa, two of Africa’s representatives at the on-going FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 – Mali and Ghana... read more »

Ghana Flooding, Explosion Claim Over 150 Lives

Ghana floods

The death toll in the petrol station fire disaster that occurred in Accra, Ghana on Wednesday following the flooding is said to have risen to over 150. It will... read more »

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Sports: Niegerian Golden Eaglets Are Champions Again

Sports: Nigerian Golden Eaglets Are World Champions Again

The Nigerian golden eaglets today made history as they won Mali in the finals of FFA U-17 World Cup to become the first team to successfully defend their champion’s title. In the same vein,... read more »

Sports: U-17 World Cup - Nigeria and Mali Advance to Semi-Finals

Sports: U-17 World Cup – Nigeria and Mali Advance to Semi-Finals

The Nigerian golden eaglets defeated their Brazilian opponents by three goals to nothing. Immediately after this match, the Malian team went ahead to defeat the Croatian team by a lone goal. The Nigerian and Malian teams therefore become the first two teams to advance to the semi-finals. The Nigerian U-17 team virtually overpowered the Brazilian... read more »

Mali: 12 Dead As Islamist Gunmen Attack Malian Town

Malian Islamist Militants

In the early hours of Saturday morning, the western Malian town of Nara experienced hours of gunfire between the Malian Army and an attacking Islamist militant... read more »

Mali Wins Bronze, Defeat Senegal 3:1

Mali wins third place match

Mali emerged the winner of their third place match with Senegal in the just concluded FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand. The Malian team beat fellow African... read more »

Mali and Senegal to Clash for 3rd Place As They Fail to...

Brazil vsSenegal

Mali and Senegal failed to move on to the finals of the FIFA U-20 World Cup holding in New Zealand. Both teams lost in their respective semi final clashes.... read more »

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Gani Avoided Ooni’s 1st year Anniversary For fear Of Retribution

Opinion: Gani Adams Avoided Ooni’s First Year Anniversary For fea...

For sometimes now, the National Coordinating Council of the Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC has decided not to fish in the same water with the likes of Gani Adams and his fellow morons left in his... read more »

Fulani Herdsmen: Herdsmen Clash With Community in Abia State. 7 Injured

Fulani Herdsmen: Herdsmen Clash With Community in Abia State. 7 Injured

No less than 7 persons have been seriously injured in a clash between herdsmen and the people of Ndi Okereke Abam in Ovukwu autonomous community of Arochukwu Local Government Area of Abia State. According to reports, the injuries were sustain from matchete cuts and gunshots. According to reports from the community’s town union... read more »

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Conferment Of Obaship: Ajimobi Has Destroyed 167 Years IbadanTradition

Conferment Of Obaship: Ajimobi Has Destroyed 167 Years IbadanTrad...

Hold Him Responsible For Any Breakdown Of Law And Order In Ibadan With the yesterday’s conferment of Obaship on 21 chiefs, Senator Abiola Ajimobi will go down in history as a governor who because... read more »

Ibadan Chieftaincy Review: Ajimobi’s Indigenship Is Questionable

Ibadan Chieftaincy Review: Ajimobi’s Indigenship Is Questionable

By Akinpelu, Atayase Olosun of Ibadanland As reactions continue to pour in over the recent review of Ibadan chieftaincy arrangement by Oyo state government; an Ibadan Chief who is also the Atayase Olosun of Ibadanland, Adesina Akinpelu has challenged Senator Abiola Ajimobi to show proof of being truly an indigene of Ibadan. The Ibadan Chief who... read more »

Press Release: A Communique Issued by Oodua Peoples Con...

Press Release: A Communique Issued by Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC

A COMMUNIQUÉ ISSUED BY OODUA PEOPLES CONGRESS, OPC, AFTER PARTICIPATING IN THE YORUBA UNITY RETREAT HELD AT LEAD CITY UNIVERSITY, IBADAN ON 29 JUNE 2017 After... read more »

Nigeria: CSO Protests Harassment of Benue Whistle-blowe...

Nigeria: CSO Protests Harassment of Benue Whistle-blower, Tsav To CJN, AGF

…Seeks protection of elder-stateman By Abu Duniya The Advocate of Social Justice For All (ASJA) has appealed to the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) and... read more »

Your Medical Rights – Enforcing Your Legal Rights

Your Medical Rights - Enforcing Your Legal Rights

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Ifeoma Odimba is a legal practitioner based in Lagos, Nigeria. She is a human rights advocate who is committed to making sure Nigerians know their legal rights.
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Today, I would be bringing to you the concluding part of “Your Medical Rights”. Sorry to be away for a while, had to take a much needed break but... read more »

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Contemporary Experience Does Not Support Prof. Osinbajo's "One Nigeria" - Chimaobi Eluigwe

Opinion: Contemporary Experience Does Not Support Prof. Osinbajo&...

[epq-quote align=”align-center”]Only fools learn from experience, the wise learn from history – Professor Osinbajo, Acting President of Nigeria.[/epq-quote] Vanguard Newspapers notes... read more »

Upholding Gov. Okowa’s Gbaramatu Initiative As Panacea For Niger Delta Peace -

Opinion: Upholding Gov. Okowa’s Gbaramatu Initiative As Panacea For Niger Delta Peace –

The recent initiative of the Delta State Governor, Senator, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa in requesting the company of immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan for a joint visit to Gbaramatu kingdom in the oil producing area of Niger Delta in pursuit of peace, is clear demonstration that a new wave of patriotic support has emerged to boost the on going... read more »

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Opinion: Standing Up for Your People

Opinion: Standing Up for Your People

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Mr Patrick Ngabonziza is the Founder and Group-CEO of MobiCash Group, a Technology Evangelist & Pundit and a financial inclusion advocate

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Leadership takes many form and is a destination one can reach through many different paths. But regardless of the path, the purest form of leadership is one that is earned. When leadership manifests... read more »

Opinion: Why Rwanda Democracy Will Unfold Differently - Patrick Ngabonziza

Opinion: Why Rwanda Democracy Will Unfold Differently – Patrick Ngabonziza

It was expected that Western powers will react negatively to Rwanda’s democratically approved constitutional change that allowed the incumbent to run for a third term whilst reducing future terms from two seven-year terms to two five-year terms. However what is surprising is the harsh tone used in the press statement issued by the spokesperson... read more »

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U.S State Worker, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Becomes Somalian President

Somalia: U.S State Worker, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Becomes Soma...

Amidst heavy security in the airport compound, the nation’s lawmakers elected U.S State Worker, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed,  Somalian President. His election sparked off serious celebrations... read more »

Somalia: Gunmen Attack Hotel In Somalia After Car Bomb Explosion

Somalia: Gunmen Attack Hotel In Somalia After Car Bomb Explosion

A hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia – Dayah hotel – has been attacked by Gunmen immediately after a car bomb explosion. The gunmen opened fire on the hotel killing some people. According to eyewitness reports, the attackers used the bomb laden car to force their way into the hotel. Once they gained access after the bombs went off, they... read more »

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South Africa: Hospital Roof Collapse – No Death Recorded

South Africa: Hospital Roof Collapse – No Death Recorded

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Ajiroghene Ayokunle loves to read and write about this and that. She expresses firm optimism in the betterment of her country, Nigeria.
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The roof of a major Johannesburg hospital collapsed on Thursday, March 2, and South African rescue workers have managed to evacuate everyone trapped under rubble. The roof caved in at the reception... read more »

Xenophobic Attacks: Group Tasks Federal Government to call South African Government to Order

Xenophobic Attacks: Group Tasks Federal Government to call South African Government to Order

The Shadow cabinet of Nigeria calls on the Nigerian government to hold the South African government accountable for the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians by some angry South Africans. The South African government’s response to these malicious and inhumane acts is currently unacceptable and not drastic enough to arrest the violence being... read more »

South Africa: Private School Accused of Segregation

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A video which went viral in South Africa today June 18 2015 has raised some concerns. The big question being asked now is whether truly racism and segregation... read more »

Sudan: Julius Malema Insists that al’Bashir Must ...

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Julius Malema the former leader of the African National Congress (ANC) youth league and the current leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has been... read more »

Omar al’Bashir’s Jet Leaves South Africa

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President Omar al’Bashir of Sudan was barred from leaving South Africa pending the ruling of a South African court regarding his outstanding arrest... read more »

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Opinion: Army University - Novel Initiative, Striking location

Opinion: Army University – Novel Initiative, Striking locat...

Fifty-seven years after independence and three months to go, Nigeria would celebrate its first Nigerian Army University (NAU). Located in Biu local government area of Borno state, NAU is the first... read more »

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Opinion: The Sons of Perdition and the Lamentations of the Blind By Femi Fani-Kayode

Instead of responding to the words of Eric Joyce, the former British MP who told the world via his twitter handle on 19th May that President Muhammadu Buhari had died in a London hospital, Deacon Femi Adesina, the Special Advisor to the President on Media, in an essay titled “They Learnt Nothing and They Forgot Nothing”, wrote like a... read more »

Opinion: On the 82 Chibok girls Recently Released by R...

Opinion: On the 82 Chibok girls Recently Released by Reno Omokri

Anybody that is not happy that 82 Chibok girls were released must be a monster whose humanity should be called into question. I thank God that these girls have... read more »

Opinion: Makarfi PDP Faction As the Reall Terror Group ...

Opinion: Makarfi PDP Faction As the Reall Terror Group by Richard Murphy

It takes morbid callousness or an unrivalled level of ignorance or a combination of both to attempt the stunt by a faction of the troubled People’s... read more »

Buhari: A Legacy of Sorrow, Carnage, Tragedy and Afflic...

Buhari: A legacy of Sorrow, Carnage, Tragedy and Affliction by Fani-Kayode

Four hundred people were killed by meningitis in our country in the last few days. Twenty two girls were abducted by Boko Haram in Borno state four days... read more »

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Nigeria: White House Confirms Trump/Buhari Phone Call, Gives Details

Nigeria: White House Confirms Trump/Buhari Phone Call, Gives Deta...

The White House has confirmed the news that President Donald Trump had a phone conversation with President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria. With this confirmation, the rumours that phone conversation... read more »

Nigeria: Motorists Ambushed By Boko haram In Borno, Scores Killed

Nigeria: Motorists Ambushed By Boko haram In Borno, Scores Killed

Motorists plying the Maiduguri – Dambao – Biu road yesterday were ambushed by suspected members of the Boko Haram sect, leaving a number of people dead. Neither the Police nor the Army have come out with any statement regarding this, neither have they confirmed of dispproved the news. Eye witness account however says that most of the... read more »

Nigeria: Lai Mohammed Is Synonymous With Lying – ...

Nigeria: Lai Mohammed Is Synonymous With Lying - Reno Omokri

[epq-quote align=”align-left”]Of course Nigerians know that Lai Mohammed is synonymous with lying and it is no wonder that BBOG is firing at him,... read more »

Boko Haram: Infidels Like You Saying You Have Defeated ...

Boko Haram: Infidels Like You Saying You Have Defeated Us - Shekau To Army

A new video has been released online showing the leader of the Boko Haram sect mocking Buhari and the military after reports of their defeat by the Army. In... read more »

Terrorism: ISIS Names Abu Musab al-Barnawi New Boko Har...

Terrorism: ISIS Names Abu Musab al-Barnawi New Boko Haram Leader

In a new twist that further makes the issue of the defeat of Boko Haram in Nigeria questionable, ISIS has announced that Boko Haram has a new leader in... read more »

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Ife Crisis: OPC Berates AYCF, Says IGP’s Position, An Injustice To Yoruba People

Ife Crisis: OPC Berates AYCF, Says IGP’s Position, An Injustice T...

[epq-quote align=”align-left”]Written by Akinpelu Adeshina[/epq-quote] The Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC, New Era has condemned the Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, AYCF, for making... read more »

Nigeria: Apostle Suleman Released By DSS After Questioning

Nigeria: Apostle Suleman Released By DSS After Questioning

The drama that trailed Apostle Suleman’s invitation by the DSS finally came to an end around 10:30pm last night when he was finally released after about three hours of questioning. The DSS had earlier scheduled the meeting with Apostle Suleman for 10am but was shocked to see him arrive with 30 lawyers, leaders of Can and PFN and many other... read more »

Nigeria: El-Rufai Must Produce The Killer Herdsmen He P...

Nigeria: El-Rufai Must Produce The Killer Herdsmen He Paid - Apostle Suleman

Apostle Johnson Suleman has responded to allegations that he was inciting his congregation with his “hate speech” by asking the federal Government... read more »

Nigeria: A State Of Emergency Ought To Have Been Declar...

Nigeria: A State Of Emergency Ought To Have Been Declared In Kaduna - Afenifere

Afenifere, the pan Yoruba socio-political group has come out to condemn the killings in Kaduna. According to the group’s leader Reuben Fasoranti, a state... read more »

Kaduna Killings: Buhari’s Silence Official Endors...

Kaduna Killings: Buhari’s Silence Official Endorsement – C.A.N

The Christian Association of Nigeria CAN has lamented the recent killings in Southern Kaduna, describing the silence of the President as tacit official... read more »

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Mugabe to propose marriage to Obama

Zimbabwe: President Robert Mugabe to Propose Marriage to Obama

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, the man popular known by some folks in the West as “Mad Bob” is at it again. Reacting to the announcement of the 5 to 4 ruling of the U.S Supreme... read more »

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Zimbabwe: How to Ruin an Economy

By Dr Victor Oladokun Beginning this Monday, Zimbabweans will be able to exchange 175 quadrillion (175,000,000,000,000,000) Zimbabwean dollars for five US dollars!!! Yes you heard right. 175 plus fifteen zeros for just five miserly US dollars!!! It hasn’t always been so. Exactly 20 years ago, I visited Zimbabwe for the very first time. I... read more »

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Opinion: Saraki's CCT Appeal - A Legal Wild Goose Chase? by Emmaniel Odimba esq

Opinion: Saraki’s CCT Appeal – A Legal Wild Goose Chase? Emmanuel Odimba esq

The Federal Government has just filed a Notice of Appeal at the Court of Appeal against the ‘No case Submission’ ruling of the CCT in the Senate President, Bukola Saraki’s... read more »

Human Rights Abuses: Global Amnesty Watch Wants Speedy Implementation of SBOI Reports

Nigeria: Human Rights Abuses: Global Amnesty Watch Wants Speedy Implementation of SBOI Rep...

The Global Amnesty Watch, an international humanitarian organization has endorsed the report of the Special Board of Inquiry (SBOI), which investigated the alleged war crimes man by the... read more »

Nigeria: IGP Urged To Investigate Death Of Late Kano INEC REC

Nigeria: IGP Urged To Investigate Death Of Late Kano INEC REC by Abu Duniya

The Inspector General Police, Ibrahim Idris has been urged to order investigation into the death of late Kano Resident Electoral Commissioner of INEC, Alhaji Munkaila Abdullahi who died... read more »

Opinion: Saraki's Acquital and Matters Arising by Emmanuel Odimba

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[epq-quote align=”align-left”]Most of the teams presently prosecuting our corruption cases lack these qualities and unless something is done to improve the calibre of lawyers in... read more »

Nigeria: Arewa Youths Re-Affirm Their Position On Igbo Quit Notice

Nigeria: Arewa Youths Re-Affirm Their Position On Igbo Quit Notic...

Following the reaction that trailed the ealier ultimatum given to Igbos in the North by 16 Northern Youth Groups, these groups have come out to re-affirm and clarify their position. In the new... read more »