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Nigeria: Warring Executive, Legislature Close Ranks To Combat Natural Resources Theft In Nigeria
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Nigeria: Warring Executive, Legislature Close Ranks To Combat Natural Resou...

Despite the festering cold war between the Executive and the Legislative arms of the Nigerian government, the two organs of governance appear to be finding a common ground to rally together once more. The menace of piracy and theft of natural resources in the country’s territorial waters is... read more »

Nigeria: Use Of Security Forces For Partisan Politics Worries Opposition
Nigeria: Use Of Security Forces For Part...

Nigeria: Use Of Security Forces For Partisan Politics Worries Opposition

The frequent deployment of armed security forces in Nigeria for partisan political activities is becoming a major source of worry for the opposition ahead of the 2019 general elections billed for this coming February. Already, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), a leading opposition party in the... read more »

Breaking News: Suspended NHIS Executive Secretary Escorted into the Premises by Tear Gas Firing Policemen
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Breaking News: Suspended NHIS Executive Secretary Escorted into the Premise...

Professor Usman Yusuf, the Executive Secretary for the National Health Insurance Scheme who was recently suspended was this morning escorted into the premises of the NHIS by almost 50 Policemen. Staff  of the scheme who attempted to prevent his entry were dispersed by the tear gas the policemen... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari Bans Dead Judge from Traveling
Nigeria: Buhari Bans Dead Judge from Tra...

Nigeria: Buhari Bans Dead Judge from Travelling

The former Chief Judge of Enugu, Late Justice Innocent Azubike Umezulike has been banned from travelling out of the country by the Buhari led administration. The Justice who died on the 26th of June 2018 made the list of 50 high profile Nigerians who were forbidden from leaving the country by a... read more »

Breaking News: Atiku Picks Peter Obi as Running Mate
Breaking News: Atiku Picks Peter Obi as ...

Breaking News: Atiku Picks Peter Obi as Running Mate

The Presidential candidate for the People’s Democratic Party, Abubakar Atiku has picked former governor of Anambra State, Dr Peter Obi as his running mate. This puts to an end speculations among Nigerians regarding who will fill this position. Peter Obi emerged the preferred candidate after... read more »

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Nigeria: They Will Lose Together - Presidency Speaking on OBJ's Endorsement of Atiku

Nigeria: They Will Lose Together – Presidency Speaking on OBJ’s Endorsement of...

The presidency has said that it is not bothered by former President Obasanjo’s endorsement of PDP’s presidential flag bearer, Abubakar Atiku. According to a statement by Shehu... read more »

Opinion: Portrait of the Tiger Ambode Rode by Yinka Odumakin

Opinion: Portrait of the Tiger Ambode Rode by Yinka Odumakin

LOUIS XIV was King of France for 72 years and 110 days and became the most powerful French monarch who consolidated a system of absolute monarchical rule that endured until the French... read more »

Opinion: 2019 - The Only Option Available to Buhari is Rigging by Reuben Abati

Opinion: 2019 – The Only Option Available to Buhari is Rigging by Reuben Abati

There has been some clarity about Nigeria’s 2019 Presidential election, with the end of the October 7 deadline set by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the conduct... read more »

Opinion: PDP/Atiku Need SS/SE to Win, We Demand Regional Autonomy for our Support

Opinion: PDP/Atiku Need SS/SE to Win, We Demand Regional Autonomy for Our Support

A Facebook user Baron Roy has opined his view that PDP and Atiku need the South-South and South-East to stand a chance of winning the 2019 elections. His position is that this is an... read more »

Nigeria: Why I am Running for President - Oby Ezekwesili

Nigeria: Why I am Running for President – Oby Ezekwesili

Why I am running for President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Ladies and gentlemen, it is with profound gratitude, humility and a deep sense of responsibility that I accept this nomination for... read more »