Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has said he would not support any northerner for the position of president in 2023. He said this on Saturday in an interview with the BBC Hausa Service as published by The Cable. The idea of zoning the presidential...
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has rejected the revised broadcast code put together by the federal government. In a statement by its national spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, the opposition party described the amended broadcast code as another draconian measure to muzzle the media and suppress...
The presidency has distanced itself from Mamman Daura's remarks in which he kicked against the adoption of rotational presidency in the country come 2023. Daura, while speaking with BBC Hausa on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, had said that the 2023 presidency should be...
Leader of the INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has said that God has revealed to him the person to emerge as the winner of the forthcoming governorship election in Edo State. The incumbent governor, Godwin Obaseki, who is the candidate of the...
Human Rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has stated that embattled Ibrahim Magu could return as the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), if he is cleared of all allegations against him. Just recently, Magu was suspended from the position and the...
The 2019 Presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party, YPP, Professor Kingsley Moghalu, has received backlash from Nigerians on social media for using the phrase, ‘Nigerian Igbo’ to address the Igbos. In a series of tweets on Saturday night, Moghalu said, “Nigerian Igbo complain...
By: Isaac Ojo The Chairman Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC) of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH) Nnewi an interview with journalists says Covid 19 is an unfortunate and bizarre public health emergency that took the world unnoticed. The excerpt:
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Ahmed Tinubu today said he has not yet taken a decision to run for president in 2023 contrary to speculations, stating that he was more worried about the health and economic challenges facing the country at the moment.
Southerners aspiring to lead the country in 2023 have been given a note of warning by northerners. The Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, AYCF, has stated that the North will not cede the presidency in 2023 to the South.  According to Vanguard,...
The renowned anti-corruption crusader said Tinubu, Atiku, and other politicians that are 60 years and above should go and rest. Former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar and the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, have been told to forget their...
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Muhammad Musa Bello released stringent guidelines for religious places to reopen and without doing anything for the market places that are dotted all over the territory Around the FCT there are normally market days that attract different people...
By: Emmanuel Onwubiko  It has therefore come to my notice that the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), an institution that is playing a key role in the transformation of Nigerian agriculture has been the subject of a vicious and...
By: Obiaruko Ndukwe The dance of the absurd taking place in the media space in recent times couldn't have been, had President Buhari not ordered for a Forensic Audit of the Books of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC. The...
By: Godwin Maduka 'These are the times that try men’s soul', these were the words of Thomas Paine in 1776, at the early days of American War of Independence. What would have been his submission if he were to be...
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa,  By: Verner Ayukegba Africa is at an energy cross-road. On one hand, the most talented, better educated, most entrepreneurial and competitive generation the continent has ever had is rising and taking on leadership positions that will propel...
By: Ike Anthony Abaelu ...time to drop Politics and embrace Policy. It is no longer news that Corona Virus, aka COVID-19 Pandemic, has taken the world by the storm causing serious health and economic havoc without a reliable solution on...
By: Nduji Chukwudi Destiny I may not have known him for ages but the few years I have known Emeka Ihedioha, I came to realize that there are sincere people in Nigerian political space. 2013, was my first time of...
"Fry their brain and lungs with 20G, as long as they receive recharge card money or they are promised a position in 2037, an average Nigerian is cool. He is totally void of a questioning mind and he never challenges the status quo. In my opinion,...
By: C. P. Anaso March 30, 2020. In the wake of the US-China cold war, soon after roundtable and trade deals toward the end of 2019, there emerged a  health crisis which seemed internal to China but soon grew to become a subject of world...
Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu made bold to say that Nigeria’s health care system cannot withstand a coronavirus pandemic on the scale of America and Europe. Tinubu made a clarion call on the government and the...
The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader and erstwhile governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, celebrated his 68th birthday today with a message on his "Preliminary thoughts on the economic action the country might take should coronavirus mortally threaten our economy." In the...
By: Patrick O. Okigbo III Abuja A few weeks ago, a friend of mine called to inquire about “my plans”. My plans?  He wanted to know how I was preparing for Nigeria’s eventual collapse. He then went for the pitch. Invest $150,000 in...
Mobile network providers currently operating in the country are believed to be assisting the Police to arrest journalists over alleged offences, IFE OGUNFUWA reports Conversations and messages on mobile devices are no longer confidential. They have become tools in the hands of law enforcement agents in Nigeria for...
By: Niran Adedokun nadedokun@gmail.com In spite of all the evil that Boko Haram, its affiliates, splinters and other opportunistic groups, perpetrate, Nigeria still does not seem to be doing much to arrest the situations. Of course, there are constant talks of...
Nigeria did not adequately share public-safety and terrorism-related information necessary for the protection of the national security and public safety of the US. The United States has given reasons for imposing visa restrictions on Nigerians and five other countries’ nationals.
After keeping silent for over three weeks on the controversy surrounding the Amotekun, the All Progressive Congress (APC) National Leader Bola Ahmed Tinubu finally releases his long awaited statement on the issue and trust me when I say I was not surprised with his choice of words. He is very...