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Is the PDP Beyond Redemption? – By Raheem Oluwafunminiyi

By Raheem Oluwafunminiyi  | Ibadan, Nigeria | Oct. 4, 2015 – Few years ago, a popular Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stalwart once boastfully claimed that the party was going to rule for 60 years. At the time, it seemed for many as a very genuine and plausible statement, given the fact that the party was […]

The Military’s Misadventure in Burkina Faso – By Dr. Jideofor Adibe

By Jideofor Adibe | London, UK | Oct. 4, 2015 – The September 17 2015 coup in Burkina Faso against the country’s interim leadership contains important lessons in democratic consolidation in Africa. Under pressure from demonstrators, striking labour unions and the continental regional organizations – the African Union and ECOWAS – the coup leader, Gen. […]

Needless Assets Declaration Drama – By Ikechukwu Amaechi

By Ikechukwu Amaechi | NNP | Oct. 4, 2015 – Saturday, September 5, was exactly 100 days since Muhammadu Buhari took the oath of office as President. His four-year term has 1,461 days and 100 days are only 6.8 per cent of it. Though it has almost become a global convention to assess the achievements […]

UK investigators in Nigeria, join EFCC to probe Diezani •Ex-minister’s probe began in 2013 –Britain

Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke The British National Crime Agency has dispatched a team of detectives to Nigeria who are now working with the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to probe Diezani Alison-Madueke, Nigeria’s former Petroleum Minister, during the administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. Findings by SUNDAY PUNCH revealed […]

Abiola’s brother dies

Mubashiru Abiola Mubashiru Abiola, younger brother of the acclaimed winner of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election, the Chief MKO Abiola, is dead. He was aged 73. He reportedly died on Friday after a three-month protracted illness and he has been buried in Abeokuta on Saturday. Tears flowed freely at the Gaa in Sabo […]

Pope expels gay priest from Vatican

  The Vatican, on Saturday, fired a senior priest, Krzysztof Charamsa, who publicly came out as gay on the eve of a major meeting of church leaders to discuss the Church’s stance on social issues such as divorce and homosexuality. A statement by a spokesman for Pope Francis described the Polish priest’s action as “very […]

Different strokes for African immigrants in Nigeria

fricans from other countries go through a mixed bag of experiences trying to survive in Nigeria, writes FOLASHADE ADEBAYO At the Agidingbi Mechanic Village, Lagos, which is usually marked by the pulsating noise of metals, tyres and batteries, the man, ‘Yellow’, needs no introduction. For 15 years, the fair-complexioned Togolese, whose actual name is John […]

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