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Man of the Decade – By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma | Lagos, Nigeria | April 13, 2015 – Tears dripped from my eyes as I watched President Goodluck Jonathan’s nationally televised address. His speech was short but momentous. He conceded defeat, and accepted the electoral victory of his political opponent, Mohammadu Buhari. In the lawless and unprincipled milieu of Nigerian politics, that […]

Kaduna on my Mind – By Anthony A. Kila

By Anthony A. Kila | UK | April 13, 2015 – Dear friends at home and abroad, today my short notes are dedicated to the state of Kaduna. As you know my country Nigeria is going through a very exciting period at the moment. It is a period in which a lot people are having […]

The Present Culture of EFCC in Nigeria Requires a Swift Ethical Overhaul Moving Forward – By Dr. John E. Oshodi

Dr. John E. Oshodi | NNP | April 13, 2015 –  In the coming months and years, Nigerians are looking forward to a government that will take steps to overhaul one of the nation’s police or law enforcement organizations, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC). EFCC is one of those establishments hurriedly pieced together with […]

Ibori’s daughter wins House of Assembly seat in Delta

by Deji Abiodun The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Erhiatake Ibori, daughter of former governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori, winner of the Ethiope West Constituency seat in Delta State. Erhiatake, who contested for the seat under the platform of the PDP was declared winner by INEC after she polled a total of 32,700 […]

Re: Chimamanda Adichie on the Oba of Lagos – By @Obajeun

For the first time, Chimamanda struggled unsuccessfully to retell the Igbo story – the story that had strengthened the bond of unity, in that no Nigerian, no region, no state and no voice could run the pageantry show of might alone without the tripod stand of others. Perhaps she ran afoul of what she has […]

Abia governorship election result stalemated

Umuahia —The results of Saturday’s governorship election in Abia stalemated mid-way following the reversal of the cancellation of three local governments results by the Returning Officer, Prof. Benjamin Ozumba. Ozumba had announced the cancellation of results from Osisioma, Obingwa and Isialangwa North Local Government Areas on the grounds of “incontrovertible evidence of violence” and reports […]

Plateau Election Result: INEC declares APC’s Lalong winner

By Marie-Therese Nanlong. The election results Released by INEC in Plateau State gubernatorial election has put the All Progressives Congress, APC gubernatorial candidate, Barr. Simon Lalong as winner. He polled a total of 564, 913 to defeat his Peoples Democratic Party, PDP counterpart, Sen. Gyang Pwajok who scored 520, 627 votes. The results which was […]

My victory changes 60 yrs of Lagos history —Ambode

By Monsuru Olowoopejo Lagos State governor-elect, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday said his victory at the April 11 polls has changed 60 years history of the state, even as it marked the commencement of social and moral contracts. Ambode, in his acceptance speech made after the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC declared him winner of the […]

Table: APC sweeps gov polls

    Wins 19 states, leading in four others LAGOS — WITH ferocious intensity, the All Progressives Congress (APC), yesterday, swept into its kitty most of the 29 governorship seats contested at the weekend. The huge victory has catapulted the party to the enviable position of the dominant party in Nigeria.   With the results […]

Gov. Udom Emmanuel reappoints Nollywood star, Ini Edo

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