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

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 »

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 »

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

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

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 Garba, he said “they will lose together. The full text of the response by Shehu Garba to the endorsement... read more »

Opinion: Portrait of the Tiger Ambode Rode by Yinka Odumakin
Opinion: Portrait of the Tiger Ambode Ro...

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 Revolution. At the peak of his maniac, he said: “L’Etat c’est moi”(I am the state). I am not aware Asiwaju... read more »

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

Opinion: 2019 – The Only Option Available to Buhari is Rigging by Re...

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 of party primaries at all levels. On Saturday, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) at its convention... read more »

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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... read more »

Cameroon: 85 Year Old Biya Seeks 7th Term in Office as Polls Open Today

Cameroon: 85 Year Old Biya Seeks 7th Term in Office as Polls Open Today

Polls have opened in Cameroon with President Paul Biya seeking a seventh term. Polling stations opened at 8am (07:00GMT) and will close at 6pm (17:00GMT) with more than six million people... read more »

Nigeria: PDP Elects Atiku as its Presidential Flag Bearer

Nigeria: PDP Elects Atiku as its Presidential Flag Bearer

Former Vice President under the Obasanjo administration has emerged PDP’s Presidential candidate. In a keenly contested primaries which saw heavy weights like Tambuwal, Dakwambo,... read more »

Opinion: Ten Years After Lamidi Adedibu by Reuben Abati

Opinion: Ten Years After Lamidi Adedibu by Reuben Abati

It has been ten years since the self-styled “strong man of Ibadan politics”, Chief Lamidi Ariyibi Akanji Adedibu, died. He died on June 11, 2008. I do not recall seeing many tributes or... read more »