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Nigeria: Yobe State Governor Marries 3rd Wife 24 Hours After Swearing In
Nigeria: Yobe State Governor Marries 3rd...

Nigeria: Yobe State Governor Marries 3rd Wife 24 Hours After Swearing In

The newly elected governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni has married a third wife barely 24 hours after he was sworn into office. He got married to Ummi Adama Gaidam, the daughter of Ibrahim Gaidam, the immediate past governor of the state. This means that the past governor handed over to his... read more »

Nigeria: EFCC Denies News of Okorocha's Arrest
Nigeria: EFCC Denies News of Okorocha...

Nigeria: EFCC Denies News of Okorocha’s Arrest

Following the news making the rounds regarding the arrest of former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha by operatives of the EFCC, the commission has come out to official deny the claim. While responding to questions from journalists, Tony Orilade, EFCC’s acting Head, Media and Publicity... read more »

Nigeria: President Buhari to Attend OIC Summit in Makkah
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Nigeria: President Buhari to Attend OIC Summit in Makkah – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja on Thursday to attend the Summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. The 14th session of the Summit Conference of the OIC, scheduled to hold on Friday, May 31, will be hosted by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and... read more »

Nigeria: You were not Brought in to Lose Elections - Senator Lawal Shuaibu to Oshiomhole
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Nigeria: You were not Brought in to Lose Elections – Senator Lawal Sh...

Embattled chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress seems to be sinking each day as speculations of his removal as chairman of the party continues to gain momentum. The results of the just concluded elections and the prospects of the ruling party in the 9th assembly are not making things any... read more »

Nigeria: Buharig: The Inauguration of an Illegitimate President by Farooq Kperogi
Nigeria: Buharig: The Inauguration of an...

Nigeria: Buharig: The Inauguration of an Illegitimate President by Farooq ...

Today, Nigeria will inaugurate an illegitimate president who unashamedly stole someone else’s electoral mandate in broad daylight. Buhari (whom most people now call “Buharig” because of the unprecedentedly crude electoral heist he perpetrated in February) and the cabal of corrupt, clueless,... read more »

Opinion: Who Is Afraid of Atiku Abubakar? by Femi Aribisala.

Opinion: Who Is Afraid of Atiku Abubakar? by Femi Aribisala.

There are indications today’s APC government is not averse to using the Shugaba playbook on Atiku. These are very interesting times in Nigeria.  The APC government has reportedly won a... read more »

Nigeria: Ortom Blames the Devil for Benue Killings, Calls for Prayers

Nigeria: Ortom Blames the Devil for Benue Killings, Calls for Prayers

Samuel Ortom, the Governor of Benue State, has called on people in the state to seek divine intervention to the rising crime in the state, which he identified as the work of the... read more »

Nigeria: Senate Overrules Buhari, Passes Seven Bills He Earlier Rejected

Nigeria: Senate Overrules Buhari, Passes Seven Bills He Earlier Rejected

The Senate has passed seven of the at least 16 bills rejected so far this year by President Muhammadu Buhari. The bills are the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), National Institute... read more »

Opinion: Nigeria Will not Survive the 2019 Presidential Election - Femi Aribisala

Opinion: Nigeria Will not Survive the 2019 Presidential Election – Femi Aribisala

What we witnessed in the recently concluded election was the death knell of democracy in Nigeria. For those of us who had hoped against hope, the 2019 presidential election has proved to... read more »

Nigeria: WAEC Certificate Not Required for Presidency - Keyamo

Nigeria: WAEC Certificate Not Required for Presidency – Key...

Festus Keyamo has argued that one does not need to have a WAEC certificate to become President of Nigeria. Keyamo made this assertion while featuring as a guest on Channels Television’s Sunday... read more »