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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
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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 »

Nigeria: Buhari Bans Dead Judge from Traveling
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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 »

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

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 »

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 »

Nigeria: Ben Bruce Bows Out of Senatorial Race to Allows Others Run

Nigeria: Ben Bruce Bows Out of Senatorial Race to Allows Others Run

As the Bayelsa State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party goes in for its primaries today, Senator Ben-Murray Bruce has decided not to contest to return to the Senate. According... read more »

Nigeria: APC a Party of Fraudsters as Confirmed by Ambode - PDP

Nigeria: APC a Party of Fraudsters as Confirmed by Ambode – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday said it reviewed the world press conference held by the Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, and surmised that the governor validated its... read more »

Nigeria: It's Official! Tinubu Dumps Ambode, Presents Jide Sanwo-Olu

Nigeria: It’s Official! Tinubu Dumps Ambode, Presents Jide ...

The ruling party’s national leader says Akinwunmi Ambode has deviated from developmental blueprint of Lagos, urging primary participant to reject him. Bola Tinubu has endorsed Jide Sanwo-Olu as the... read more »