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IMO: Five Months of Cluelessness – Kenneth Uwadi

By Kenneth Uwadi | Imo State, Nigeria | October 23, 2019 – Ralph Miliband was a key twentieth century political thinker. Ralph Miliband once said that the hottest place in hell will be reserved for those who sit on the fence in the face of great moral crisis. No one will want to go to the […]

A Second Chance For Fashola – By Arnold A. Alalibo

By Arnold A. Alalibo | NNP | October 23, 2019 – When he emerged from obscurity as the favourite of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, then incumbent governor of Lagos State, not many persons gave him a chance, least of all residents of the bustling metropolis of Lagos. He sooner became governorship candidate of then Action Congress (AC) […]

Canada: PM Justin Trudeau wins re-election

Canadian Justin Trudeau Justin Trudeau will hold on to power only as head of a minority government, according to projections by Canadian media. National broadcaster CBC says his Liberal party is expected to claim the most seats in parliament, securing him a second term. Before the vote, opinion polls showed Trudeau neck-and-neck with the Conservative leader Andrew […]

2020 Governorship: Crisis of confidence tears Edo APC apart

By Deborah Coker A crisis of confidence is tearing the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State apart as countdown to the governorship election in the state, slated for next year commences. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that bigwigs in the party are no longer seeing eye-to-eye, raising fears over the chances […]

INEC to conduct Katsina Assembly bye-election on Nov. 30

By Shehu Danjuma The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has slated by-election for Sabuwan constituency in Katsina state House of Assembly for Nov. 30, 2019. INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Alhaji Ibrahim Zarewa, disclosed this on Wednesday in Katsina during a news conference. “The by-election will be conducted following the death of Alhaji […]

Institute commends FG for establishing Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs

By Ruth Oketunde The Institute of Social Work of Nigeria (ISWON) has commended the Federal Government for establishing the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development to tackle modern day slavery and other social welfare issues. This is contained in a statement by the institute’s Communications Manager, Mr Micheal Aniekan, on Wednesday in […]

Protesters in Lebanon keep up pressure 7 days and counting

Protesters in Lebanon on Wednesday continued to block major roads, gather in streets as nationwide demonstrations entered the seventh day. The protest is aimed at putting pressure on the government of Prime Minister Saad Hariri to resign. “We will not leave the streets until all of this political group leave,’’ read a placard hung on […]

39 found dead inside truck in UK

Police in the UK have launched a murder investigation in southeast England after 39 people were found dead in a truck container at an Essex industrial park. One of the victims was a teenager. Authorities believe the truck, which originated in Bulgaria, entered the UK through the Welsh port of Holyhead over the weekend. A […]

Osinbajo harps on building bridges across faith, tribe

By Chijioke Okoronkwo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for building of bridges across religions and ethnic nationalities in order to ensure a better society. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement in Abuja, said the vice president made the call during a visit of a delegation from US-based Bridgeway Community Church on Tuesday to […]

Xenophobia: Again Nigerians attacked, injured in S/Africa

By Peter Ejiofor Three Nigerians are among other foreign nationals who on Tuesday suffered from fresh xenophobic attacks on foreigners in different locations of Witbank, Mpumanlaga Province, South Africa, the Nigerian community has said. The National Spokesperson of the Nigeria Union, South Africa (NUSA), Mr Odefa Ikele, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on […]

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