Breaking: Soldiers storm Abuja, take over streets, as #ENDSARS protests continue

By Nwafor Sunday Despite several warnings and advise from well meaning Nigerians that soldiers should not be deployed to streets in Nigeria until the demands of #ENDSARS protesters are taken care of, soldiers today were seen in Abuja placing themselves in strategic places. Recall that Nigerian army had promised to launch ‘exercise Crocodile smile’, an […]

#Endsarsnow: Nigerian youths stage massive protest in Canada against police brutality

(NNP) The protests against police brutality that have come to be known around the world as the #Endsarsnow protests have assumed international dimension with Nigerians around the world joining in the protest for accountability and respect for human rights. On Saturday, Nigerians in Canada’s largest city of Toronto took to the streets in massive numbers […]

RESTRUCTURING: Northern leaders root for 12-state structure

.Say it’s most viable option now and foreseeable future …Back 100% resource control, merging of Senate, House of Reps By Clifford Ndujihe, Politics Editor FOR the first time since the agitation for restructuring started, some northern leaders have a made move that is bound to cause cheers among resource control activists in the oil-rich Niger-Delta […]

IG of Police disbands SARS following massive nation-wide protests to end police brutality

The Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu has dissolved the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police across all formations in the 36 State Police Commands and the Federal Capital Territory. The IGP, who announced the dissolution of the unit at a press briefing on Sunday in Abuja, noted that all officers and men currently […]

Chimamanda Adichie’s late father’s burial poster sparks tension

By Vincent Ujumadu Awka- AN attempt by members of Chimamanda Adichie’s late father, Professor James Adichie’s family to mount a banner at the popular Abba Junction to announce his burial activities almost led to renewed hostility between Abba and Ukpo communities in Anambra State. Professor Adichie’s burial is Friday, October 9, in his home town, […]

Okonjo-Iweala gains more foothold as WTO election nears

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Speaking in a tweet post yesterday, Okonjo-Iweala said she was undaunted even though the WTO job promises to be a tough one. Okonjo-Iweala, who is the candidate to beat for the WTO Director-General election expressed confidence that she remained the most qualified candidate for the job as the selection process reaches a critical […]

We can’t go our separate ways – Danjuma, Dongoyaro, Lekwot, Ezeife, Asemota, others

  TY Danjuma “Nigerians need to understand how and why this country got to the edge of the precipice and no better explanation can be found there in the book, ‘Religion, Politics and Power in Northern Nigeria, published in 1993 by Rev. Fr. Matthew Kukah as he then was, who wrote: ‘We conclude therefore that […]

BREAKING: Appeal Court upholds Diri’s appeal, nullifies his sack by tribunal

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, on Friday, nullified the tribunal judgement that sacked Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State and ordered fresh election in the state. In a unanimous judgement by a five-man panel of Justices led by Justice Adzira Gana Mshella, the appellate court, held that the majority […]

Oduduwa Republic Oct. 1 rally divides Yoruba leaders

By Dayo Johson, Dapo Akinrefon, Jimitota Onoyume, Adeola Badru,Demola Akinyemi, Olayinka Ajayi, Ola Ajayi, Shina Abubakar, James Ogunnaike & Rotimi Ojomoyela   Yoruba leaders across states where there are indigenous Yoruba in Nigeria are sharply divided over the appropriateness of the agitation for Oduduwa Republic. They were particularly on different pages with promoters of the […]

South Africans march to Nigerian Embassy, protest against immigrants

Protestors gesture during a march by protestors under the banner of “#Put South Africans First” outside the Nigerian Embassy in Pretoria on September 23, 2020. (Photo by LUCA SOLA / AFP) The march to the Nigerian Embassy trended on social media with the hashtags: #23SeptemberCleanSA and #PutSouthAfricansFirst, sparking a conversation about the ongoing protests against […]

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