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Ghanaians go to the polls for presidential vote Dec. 7

Ghanaians are going to the polls to elect a new president and parliament in a country seen as one of the most democratic in West Africa. Eleven candidates are in the race to unseat President Nana Akufo-Addo, who is running for his second term. His main challenger is his predecessor and 2016 opponent, John Dramani […]

Stop govs from borrowing N17trn from pension funds, SERAP tells Buhari

Socio–Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, urging him to instruct the director general and board of the National Pension Commission (NPC) stop the 36 state governors from borrowing and/or withdrawing N17 trillion from the pension funds purportedly for ‘infrastructure development. The governors, last week, reportedly proposed […]

Ex-gov advocates return to parliamentary system

From Joe Effiong, Uyo Pioneer Nigerian Governors’ Forum chairman and former Akwa Ibom State governor, Victor Attah, has condemned the presidential system of government, saying it has failed in Nigeria Consequently, he advocated a return to the parliamentary system practised in the first republic to enable communities select and elect people to represent them. As governor, Attah […]

We’ve not endorsed Tinubu’s presidential ambition, says Kano Ulamas council chair

From Desmond Mgboh, Kano kano State Ulamas Chairman, Ibrahim Khalil, yesterday, said the council has not endorsed the 2023 presidential ambition of All Progressives Congress (APC) Leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The chairman made the clarification while speaking with newsmen in Kano on the purported Tinubu’s endorsement by the council. Khalil said the Ulamas council was made up […]

CAF Champions League: Enyimba edges out Rahimo, faces Al-Mereikh

Nigeria representative in the CAF Champions League, Enyimba of Aba survived a late scare from Rahimo FC of Burkina Faso and qualified for the next round of the competition, BSNSports.com.ng reports. The People’s Elephant was confident going into the encounter at the Enyimba International stadium in Aba after securing 1-0 away win in the first […]

By-elections: APC beats PDP in Lagos, Bauchi, Imo, Kogi, Plateau

From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja, Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa, Gyang Beere, Jos, Lukman Olabiyi  The Independent Natioanl Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) won in Lagos, Bauchi, Imo, Kogi, Plateau, Kogi while the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) emerged victorious in Bayelsa and Cross River states in last Saturday bye-election.      The poll in Zamfara State was, however, declared […]

Kalu endorses Obiozor for Ohanaeze Ndigbo President

Chief Whip of the Senate and former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has backed former Nigeria’s Ambassador to the United States, Prof. George Obiozor as Ohanaeze Ndigbo president general. He called on ImeObi Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the organisation’s highest organ to adopt Obiozor as consensus candidate. In a statement signed by Emeka Nwala of […]

Oil revenue gets boost as OPEC considers Buhari’s plea

Stories by Adewale Sanyaolu The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) after tense discussions at the weekend agreed to increase oil production by 500,000 per day effective January 2021. The meeting which is the 12th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting (ONOMM) was held via videoconference The deal to increase oil production is coming days after President Muhamadu […]

2023: President of Igbo extraction’ll heal wounds of neglect –Bishop Chukwuma

By Sunday Ani The Anglican Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province, Most Rev Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma believes if the Southeast is allowed to produce Nigeria’s president in 2023, the wounds of the Biafra war and long feeling of marginalisation in the zone would be healed. In this exclusive chat with the Daily Sun, the vocal cleric expresses optimism […]

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