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Nigeria: 38 Groups On Warpath Over Agricultural Biotechnology
Nigeria: 38 Groups On Warpath Over Agric...

Nigeria: 38 Groups On Warpath Over Agricultural Biotechnology

The move by the Federal Government of Nigeria under President Muhammadu Buhari’s watch to sway the citizenry to accept agricultural biotechnology has drawn the ire of 38 civic groups in the country. The groups have also denounced the release of Genetically Modified Cotton into the country The... read more »

Opinion: Can Buhari Still Hold On Beyond 2019?
Opinion: Can Buhari Still Hold On Beyond...

Opinion: Can Buhari Still Hold On Beyond 2019?

The battle for the Presidential power of Nigeria is on. There are the main front runners like President Muhammadu Buhari and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as well as a number of ‘’lesser’’ power seekers in the race who are equally capable of causing a major upset. The race is on... read more »

Nigeria: South-East Endorsement of Atiku Carries No Weight - Buhari
Nigeria: South-East Endorsement of Atiku...

Nigeria: South-East Endorsement of Atiku Carries No Weight – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buahri on Friday said that the endorsement of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, carried no weight as he was advised by well-meaning leaders from the South East to disregard the endorsement. President Buhari specifically said that the... read more »

Nigeria: Re-election Seeking Wike Sets Agenda 2068 For Rivers
Nigeria: Re-election Seeking Wike Sets A...

Nigeria: Re-election Seeking Wike Sets Agenda 2068 For Rivers

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State is currently busy setting a seeming ambitious 50 years development agenda for the state. It is expected to flower in Year 2068. At the moment, Wike’s continued stay in power beyond 2019 is being challenged by the All Progressives Congress (APC) led by... read more »

Nigeria: Akwa Ibom 2019 - Udom Sets For War With N671 Billion Arsenal
Nigeria: Akwa Ibom 2019 – Udom Set...

Nigeria: Akwa Ibom 2019 – Udom Sets For War With N671 Billion Arsenal

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State, one of the big oil states in Southern Nigeria, has unveiled a N671 billion war chest for the 2019 polls tagged: Budget of Industralisation for Poverty Alleviation. While presenting the 2019 Budget to the state House of Assembly on Wednesday, the governor... read more »

Nigeria: Stop Trying to Deceive Nigerians - PDP to Osinbajo

Nigeria: Stop Trying to Deceive Nigerians – PDP to Osinbajo

The People’s Democratic Party has advised Vice President Osinbajo to stop trying to deceive Nigerians manipulated figures. According to the PDP, this was simply an attempt at covering... read more »

Nigeria: Wike Sees Key Appointments As Panacea For Niger Delta’s Unease

Nigeria: Wike Sees Key Appointments As Panacea For Niger Delta’s Unease

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, one of the big oil and gas states in Southern Nigeria controlled by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is currently pressing for a new approach at... read more »

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

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

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... read more »

Nigeria: Use Of Security Forces For Partisan Politics Worries Opposition

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... read more »

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

Breaking News: Suspended NHIS Executive Secretary Escorted into t...

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... read more »