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Opinion: What to expect from the 2019 presidential election in Nigeria

igeria’s presidential election scheduled for February 16, 2019, will be the country’s sixth since May 1999, when the military handed over power to a democratically elected civilian government. Though there are 73 political parties fielding candidates in the election, the race is generally believed to be between the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Alhaji Atiku […]

BREAKING: EFCC files fraud charges against Babachir, Oke, wife

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has filed fraud charges against the immediate-past Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal; a former Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ayodele Oke, and his wife, Mrs. Folashade Oke. The PUNCH gathered that the anti-graft agency on Wednesday filed 10 counts against Lawal and […]

China makes history, grows first seeds ever on moon

China makes history, grows first seeds ever on moon (BBC) Seeds taken up to the Moon by China’s Chang’e-4 mission have sprouted, says China National Space Administration. It marks the first time any biological matter has grown on the Moon, and is being seen as a significant step towards long-term space exploration. The Chang’e 4 is […]

CPS to Taraba gov, two others kidnapped

Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo The Chief Press Secretary to Taraba State governor, Alh Hassan Mijinyawa, a government official and an expatriate, whose identities are yet to be ascertained, were have been abducted by gunmen along Bali-Gashaka axis of the state. The state deputy governor, Alhaji Haruna Manu, confirmed this to newsmen on Wednesday in Jalingo. Manu, […]

I’m not corrupt, Buhari declares

Atiku working for foreign interests – Oshiomhole Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye , Obinna Odogwu, Abakaliki President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that in all the positions he held in the country, he had never been convicted of corruption. He made the declaration at Abakaliki township stadium in Ebonyi State, during the All Progressives Congress (APC), presidential campaign. Buhari […]

Isiaka raises the alarm over alleged plans to rig Ogun guber poll

Laide Raheem, Abeokuta The Ogun State governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Gboyega Nasir Isiaka, has raised the alarm over what he termed “clandestine and well-orchestrated plan” by the opposition political parties in the state, to manipulate the results of the March 2 governorship election. Isiaka, who declined to mention the parties involved […]

Soldiers kill 21 bandits, capture 17 others

Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto Troops of Operation Sharan Daji have killed 21 bandits, captured 17 and rescued 89 persons taken hostage by the hoodlums in Zamfara and Katsina states. Giving an update on the operation in a statement, Major Clement Abiade, the acting Force Information Officer, Operation Sharan Daji, said the incident happened between January 22 […]

Onnoghen: Let law take its course – ACF.

Noah Ebije, Kaduna. As controversies continue to rage following the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Mr. Walter Onnoghen, the northern mouthpiece, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has urged that the law should be allowed to take its full course. ACF said as long as the country is concerned, nobody is above the law, […]

Prophet, man, 25, arrested for allegedly stealing woman’s pants in Ondo

Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure The Police in Ondo State have arrested a 25-year- old man, Ojonugwa Adejoh, for allegedly stealing pants belonging to his brother’s wife. Adejoh who was alleged to have used the pants for rituals was paraded before newsmen in Akure. He was arrested alongside a 53-year-old Prophet, Olajide Ogunleye, who is the pastor […]

The Ominous Silence of Fulani Herdsmen – By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma | Lagos, Nigeria | January 27, 2019 – There are inherent conflicts between sedentary farmers and itinerant herdsmen because of their competing needs for water and ever diminishing arable land and pastures. With population growth and increasing urbanization steadily encroaching on available land, the competition for land between them continually intensifies; increasing the […]

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