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Re: A Muslim/Muslim Presidential Disaster for the APC – Femi Aribisala

Femi Aribisala sounds like Nigeria’s Salman Rushdie. It seems Mr Aribisala is having endless sleepless nights over the person of Bola Tinubu and indeed the emergence of APC as another big political party in Nigeria. I believe that by standing on the side of the voiceless since 1999 till date, the duo of Buhari, Tinubu […]

Keshi denies resignation reports

BRASÍLIA (AFP) – Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi said Tuesday that he was “shocked” by reports that he has resigned after his side’s World Cup defeat. Keshi, whose side lost to France in the last 16, insisted that nothing has been decided. “What I said to my players was that this was maybe my last match […]

B’Haram menace making Nigeria’s break-up less likely -Soyinka

Nigeria is suffering greater carnage at the hands of Islamist group Boko Haram than it did during a secessionist civil war, yet this has ironically made the country’s break-up less likely, Nigerian Nobel Literature Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has said. Speaking at his home surrounded by rainforest in Abeokuta, Soyinka said the horrors inflicted by […]

Isaac Boro reburial and Bayelsa governorship race

hough Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, is yet to make public his intension to seek a second term, many see his administration’s decision to rebury the late Ijaw nationalist, Major Isaac Boro, in Yenagoa, as a precursor to a declaration, writes SIMON UTEBOR The reburial of the exhumed remains of Niger Delta icon, Isaac Adaka […]

Let’s meet in court, Fani-Kayode dares APC

  Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode A Former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, on Tuesday, said he stood by his comments about the All Progressives Congress and some of its leaders, noting that he looked forward to meeting the party in court. Fani-Kayode, who recently defected from the APC to the Peoples Democratic […]

Court jails undergraduate, other 14 years for kidnapping

A Delta State High Court in Asaba on Tuesday sentenced a student of the Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku, and a businessman to 14 years for kidnapping. The student, Ndudi Ogwu, and Chukwudi Ifemeni were sent to prison with hard labour for kidnapping a nurse. Ogwu, an ND II mechanical engineering undergraduate and the businessman were […]

Niger Delta: Of durable peace and political settlement (2)

  As I sat to write the concluding part of this essay, I couldn’t help but think about events in the Middle East. For instance, the Palestinians are no closer to independence today than they were a decade-and-half ago. With the passing of every month – and with Benjamin Netanyahu as the Prime Minister of […]

Ending bloodbath in North-Central

Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh | credits: http://www.nigeriancurrent.com/ THE bloodbath in the North-Central states has continued for so long, inuring the public and media to an unfolding human tragedy. While national and global attention is riveted on the atrocities of Boko Haram terrorists, bloodletting, arson, brigandage, rape and impunity are on the […]

I’m proud of Eagles – Mikel

  Nigeria and Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi Nigeria midfielder Mikel Obi insists that the Super Eagles should be proud of their efforts at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, africanfootball.com. The African champions were knocked out of the tournament after losing 2-0 to France in a last 16 clash in Brasilia on Monday. After holding […]

Don’t politicise census, Aliyu tells Nigerians

The Chairman, Northern Governors Forum and Governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, has warned Nigerians against politicisation of the census saying that previous head counts failed to achieve the desired results because of the way it was handled. Nigerians preferred to see census as a means of getting higher returns from the national purse instead of […]

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