G9 raises alarm over ‘invasion’ of South/Middle Belt by okada operators from North West

  By OBINNA EZUGWU G9, a group of select Southern and Middle Belt opinion leaders, has raised alarm over what it called “Okada riders invasion of the South,” warning that the increasing influx of Okada riders from the core Northern states, particularly the North West, posed potential threat to peace and stability of the regions. The More...

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By Felix OLOYEDE On Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
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FEC gives nod to processing machines for rural famers

President Buhari and his Vice, Osinbajo with other ministers and governors were pictured at the Federal Executive Council meeting. The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the disbursement of produce processing More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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Kayode Fayemi and the Ekiti conundrum

By TESLIM SHITTA-BEY Ekiti state’s newly elected governor Kayode Fayemi is a brilliant conversationalist and an engaging debater. Nevertheless, with the state he is about to take over as governor locked within More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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The Buhari era:  How the president is reshaping Nigeria after his own image

President Muhammadu Buhari  By AYOOLA OLAOLUWA On May 29, 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari assumed office, and there were great expectations from Nigerians. While campaigning, the Daura-born president centred his More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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Tinubu launches early start to 2023 bid

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu By OBINNA EZUGWU  Having, in his reckoning, secured the structure of the ruling All Progressive Congress with his long time ally, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as chairman, and President Muhammadu More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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2019: Peter Obi’s choice ruffle feathers

Former Vice President Atiku By OBINNA EZUGWU  The emergence of former vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) dominated the political space last More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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APC primaries: Party crisis may consume Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomole, APC Chairman By OBINNA EZUGWU National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole did apparently, make a kill with the recently concluded primary elections of the ruling More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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Atiku’s VP: Why Buhari may return

President Buhari and former Vice President Atiku By UCHE CHRIS Nigerian politicians are immeasurably predictable. And the choice of the vice presidential candidate for Atiku Abubakar, the flag bearer of the PDP, More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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Senate approves N234.51bn for INEC

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC Chairman The Senate has been its nod to N234.51 billion for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the conduct of the 2019 general elections. The approved sum is about More...