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Tinubu: When an Aggrieved-in-Chief becomes a trouble shooter

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This report takes a look at the difficult job given to former governor of Lagos State, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to reconcile aggrieved and warring leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. ...

Sun Feb 18th, 2018     Read More →

Letter to the Defence Minister: If It Is Not Too Late Already

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In view of your coming appointment with the Senate and as you sit atop the country’s security architecture, I feel this compelling need to address this letter to you. I understand that the...

Sun Feb 18th, 2018     Read More →

Ibrahim Babangida warms up to PDP’s leaders

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In less than three weeks after ex-military ruler Ibrahim Babangida ‘s controversial statement vilifying President Muhammadu Buhari, his Minna hill top home became haven to his party’s...

Sun Feb 18th, 2018     Read More →

Secondus, PDP leaders in closed door meeting with IBB

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National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Uche Secondus, Saturday, led some members of the National Executive Committee of the party to a meeting with former military president,...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

The quit notice, hate speeches and buhari’s northernisation/islamisation agenda

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By Professor Ben Nwabueze NATURE OF HATE SPEECHES In the aftermath of the divisions in the country caused by President Buhari’s Northernisation/ Islamisation Agenda, as manifested in his...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

During my tenure, I gave 18 licenses for private refineries but none were actualized, OBJ laments

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Yenagoa – Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has lamented that during his tenure he gave 18 licenses for private refineries but none were actualized just as he commended President Muhammadu...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

NPFL: League Management Company suspends usage of Umuahia Township Stadium, others for 2 weeks

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Abuja – The League Management Company (LMC), organisers of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), have suspended four stadiums from hosting their matches for two weeks due to their...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Secondus, PDP NWC visit Ibrahim Babangida in Minna

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The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP lead by the Party Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, Saturday paid a courtesy call on former Military President, General Ibrahim...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

APC leaders, Tinubu to meet Buhari in Daura

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Daura(Katsina), – President Muhammadu Buhari is billed to meet Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and other leaders of the All Progressives Congress at his country home in Daura, Katsina state today,...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

Exit of a Booster: A tribute to Austin Mgbolu

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By Fan Ndubuoke I can’t really remember how our paths crossed. Possibly, at the National stadium, Surulere, Lagos. In the late eighties , I left the Imo Broadcasting Service,IBS, Owerri to...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

Delta kingdom confronts Army in epic land battle

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THE Ovie (traditional ruler) of Uvwie Kingdom, Uvwie Local Government Area in Delta State, HRM Emmanuel Sideso, Abe I, and his subjects are currently locked in a battle with the Nigerian Army over...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

Border guards for killer herdsmen

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Without taking away anything from President Muhammadu Buhari, I think what his regime lacks is the intellectual capacity to tackle some of the issues crippling the country. Some of the people...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari rejects Nigerian Peace Corps Bill

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As the Nigerian Peace Corps battles the Nigeria Police to vacate its national secretariat, the legality of the organisation might have run into trouble as the President has not assented to its...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

Voters Registration: Anger, frustrations trail exercise

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Since the commencement of the Voters Registration Exercise, it has been complaints galore across the country. In some parts of the country, the exercise has been smooth with enough registration...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari meets APC Governors’ Forum in Daura

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President Muhammadu Buhari met behind closed doors with members of the 18 state governors of the APC Governors’ Forum in Daura, Katsina State on Friday. Newsmen report that three of the...

Fri Feb 16th, 2018     Read More →