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Kogi assembly speaker resigns
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Kogi assembly speaker resigns

The Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Momoh Jimoh, has resigned after a long leadership tussle in the assembly. Following his resignation, Umar Imam, was chosen as his successor. The assembly has been at loggerheads since a faction of five members, with the backing of Gov. Yahaya Bello, […]

Femi Falana: The anti-corruption war and the enemies within
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Femi Falana: The anti-corruption war and the enemies within

by Femi Falana As a leading philanthropic organisation the Rotary Club in Nigeria has been associated with providing services to the needy. While the efforts of the Rotary Club and similar bodies are appreciated, I am of the strong view that no private establishment or voluntary society can replace the […]

“Nigeria is learning through hardship” – Buhari
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“Nigeria is learning through hardship” – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said Nigeria under his leadership was learning through hardship on how to explore other sectors of the economy. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President spoke while receiving Mohammad Javad Zarif, a Special Envoy from […]

Niyi Akinnaso: Senator Shameless
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Niyi Akinnaso: Senator Shameless

by Niyi Akinnaso “As far as I’m concerned, there is nothing like senators in the Federal Republic of Nigeria as of today. What people refer to as senators is merely a deceptive and illusory assemblage of national irritants, who deliberate daily on how to purchase new cars, build new mansions […]

INEC postpones Rivers rerun elections
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INEC postpones Rivers rerun elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has postponed the scheduled rerun elections in Rivers State over security concern. In a statement signed by its Secretary, Mrs. Augusta Ogakwu, INEC maintained that it was ready to conclude the rerun election within the shortest possible time but the enabling environment must be […]

Obasanjo visits Buhari once again
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Obasanjo visits Buhari once again

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting behind closed doors with former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Obasanjo, decked in a blue agbada and cap to match, arrived the Presidential Villa, Abuja for the meeting at about 12.54pm. He was accompanied by one of his daughters. He was driven to the forecourt of […]

“Why I sued Fayose” – Aisha Buhari
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“Why I sued Fayose” – Aisha Buhari

Wife of the president, Aisha Buhari, has said that she is suing the Ekiti governor, Ayo Fayose, because he defamed her character, but “more importantly” to prove to the public that no one is above the law and immunity has its limits. Speaking through her counsel, Mary Ekpere-Eta of Mary […]

Eric Osagie: How did we descend to this level?
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Eric Osagie: How did we descend to this level?

by Eric Osagie Take a good, hard look at the picture on this page. No, it’s not from Somalia, Sudan, Iraq or any war-torn country we have heard so much about. It’s neither from the slave trade era nor the Stone Age, when humans were exchanged for ornaments or cash. […]

Sam Omatseye: Saraki and Dogara: Tenants in chief
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Sam Omatseye: Saraki and Dogara: Tenants in chief

by Sam Omatseye The one stands as though about to fall. The other seemed to have overcome the storm of its early days. But now, both are in the eye of a cyclone. It began with the Oloye Bukola Saraki who played the comedian of the television series, Eleyinmi. To […]