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South West News Atiku Makes The First Public Appearance In Buhari's Campaign Rally (See Photo)

Atiku Makes The First Public Appearance In Buhari’s Campaign Rally (See Photo) »

After two days break, opposition party, All Progressives Congress (APC) has re-started its nation-wide presidential campaign, kicking off with Jalingo, the capital of Taraba State. The party which has adopted…

Jan 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
Afenifere Leaders pose with Jonathan

ASIRI NLA: Afenifere Denies Backing Jonathan, Says Performance Not Worth Endorsing – A MUST READ »

Yoruba Socio-political group, Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG), has refuted insinuations that it endorsed the re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan. The association says it never took any step to support Jonathan,…

Jan 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
Asiri Tu Ooo... PDP Oppressing Nigerians: Gov. Oshiomhole Reveals Shocking Facts About The PDP Government (The President MUST Not See This)

Asiri Tu Ooo… PDP Oppressing Nigerians: Gov. Oshiomhole Reveals Shocking Facts About The PDP Government (The President MUST Not See This) »

The Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole, on Wednesday said that Nigerians had yet to enjoy meaningful socio-economic development because of the oppression of the Peoples Democratic Party. He said that…

Jan 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
Jonathan Campaign In Akure: What Happened There? Was He Booed Again Or Welcomed? (Read Details)

Jonathan Campaign In Akure: What Happened There? Was He Booed Again Or Welcomed? (Read Details) »

Akure came to a halt on Wednesday when the campaign train of President Goodluck Jonathan and his deputy, Namadi Sambo, arrived in the Ondo State capital with the national leadership…

Jan 29 2015 / 1 Comment / Read More »
Buhari's WAEC Result: PDP Attacked INEC And Raised A Fresh Issue On It

Ẹ lọ Sẹmpẹ: In Defence of Femi Fani-Kayode – By Dr. John Egbeazien Oshodi »

Femi Fani-Kayode: A Political Prostitute or Political Pragmatist Much has been said lately about Femi Fani-Kayode to the extent that some are questioning his psychological state. Let’s simply call him…

Jan 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
Lo Ba Tan! B’Haram Releases Photos Of Children Boko Haram

Lo Ba Tan! B’Haram Releases Photos Of Children Boko Haram »

A media group associated with Boko Haram has published two images revealing child soldiers in a military training camp in North-East Nigeria, according to Newsweek magazine. The organisation, al-Urwa al-Wuthaqa,…

Jan 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
Northern Delegates React Over Umar Dikko’s Exit

PRESS RELEASE: That meaningless AFENIFERE endorsement of President Jonathan! »

As a Political campaign organization, our attention in the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential campaign has been drawn to the purported endorsement of AFENIFERE for the reelection of President Goodluck…

Jan 29 2015 / 1 Comment / Read More »
Aregbesola Inaugurates Panel To Probe Communal Clash

Aregbesola Inaugurates Panel To Probe Communal Clash »

Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola has inaugurated a six-man judicial commission of inquiry to look into the communal clash between Ipetumodu and Ashipa communities in the Ife North Local Government…

Jan 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
The Main News In Port Harcourt AS Jonathan Arrives For His Campaign Rally

The Main News In Port Harcourt AS Jonathan Arrives For His Campaign Rally »

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday took his re-election campaign to the Niger Delta, knowing that victory in the key region will help to determine overall victory in next month’s vote.…

Jan 28 2015 / 10 Comments / Read More »
Asiri Tu Oooo... Late Usman Jibrin Family Disowns Anti-Buhari Documentary On AIT And Other TV Stations (What Really Happened?)

Asiri Tu Oooo… Late Usman Jibrin Family Disowns Anti-Buhari Documentary On AIT And Other TV Stations (What Really Happened?) »

The family of late Group Captain Usman Jibrin has declared as untrue the statement in an anti-General Muhammadu Buhari documentary currently running on national TV stations , which claimed that…

Jan 28 2015 / 3 Comments / Read More »
Port Harcourt Campaign Rally: PDP Hired Supporters To Fill-Up Stadium (See The Heavy Crowd, Photo News)

Port Harcourt Campaign Rally: PDP Hired Supporters To Fill-Up Stadium (See The Heavy Crowd, Photo News) »

The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the plot by the State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to ridicule traditional rulers in Rivers…

Jan 28 2015 / 5 Comments / Read More »
Why I Did Not Do Much My People -- Jonathan

Why I Did Not Do Much For My People — Jonathan »

President Goodluck Jonathan has said he did not concentrate development in his native South-south region because of his quest for equitable distribution of resources in the country. The president spoke…

Jan 28 2015 / 16 Comments / Read More »
Buhari's WAEC Result: PDP Attacked INEC And Raised A Fresh Issue On It

Buhari’s WAEC Result: PDP Attacked INEC And Raised A Fresh Issue On It »

The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of complicity in the controversy over the secondary school certificate of the All Progressives Congress…

Jan 28 2015 / 29 Comments / Read More »
Fayose Claiming Fayemi’s Projects ... (Here Are The Projects Done By Fayemi)

Fayose Claiming Fayemi’s Projects … (Here Are The Projects Done By Fayemi) »

The All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has accused Governor Ayodele Fayose of claiming projects executed by his predecessor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, as his own to mark his first 100…

Jan 28 2015 / 2 Comments / Read More »
Verified and Certified For Victory - Aregbesola on Twitter

B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G: VERIFIRED and Certified For Victory, Aregbesola Scores another goal on Twitter social media »

Osogbo Nigeria: Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola the unusual Governor of Nigeria’s most-politically conscious State of Osun, has scored another brilliant goal with Twitter Verified Status which occurred earlier this evening. This…

Jan 28 2015 / 3 Comments / Read More »
Ten Strange Things About Gov. Ayo Fayose That He Doesn't Like (Gov. Fayose MUST Not See This)

Ten Strange Things About Gov. Ayo Fayose That He Doesn’t Like (Gov. Fayose MUST Not See This) »

The Ekiti State governor, Mr Ayo Fayose whose controversial advertorial sponsored against the presidential candidate of All Progressive Party, Gen. Buhari did receive a wide range of condemnation from people…

Jan 28 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
Gunmen Attack Bank ATM At Gov. Fayose's State, One Feared Dead

Gunmen Attack Bank ATM At Gov. Fayose’s State, One Feared Dead »

Gunmen in the early hours of Wednesday attacked the Automated Teller Machine of a branch of the United Bank for Africa on Ajilosun area of Ado Ekiti, carting away an…

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THURSDAY, 8TH JANUARY 2015 EDITION


EDITORIAL

‘Valentine’ elections and Drums of war, Like the Asari Dokubos of the world threatening… »

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There is fear that the history of rigging and violence will repeat itself in the elections starting on February 14,…

Jan 29 2015 / 1 Comment / Read More »

FEMI FANI-KAYODE: THE SON OF FANI POWER – By Goke Butika »

Femi Fani Kayode

“Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.” -Charles Dickens This is quite interesting. Mr. Femi Fanikayode is the…

Jan 23 2015 / 10 Comments / Read More »

TAKING THEIR OWN LIVES: Why are Nigerians committing suicide? »

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Why are Nigerians committing suicide? It is time to find out and arrest the trend According to some recent statistics…

Jan 10 2015 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Editorial: Who is Afraid of Obasanjo? »

I Have Link To Boko Haram, Says Obasanjo

As a retired general of the Nigerian Army and a three-time head of the Nigerian State, General Obasanjo is well…

Jan 8 2015 / 2 Comments / Read More »

A MUST READ: Mr. President, America is not the enemy – By Bayo Olupohunda »

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It says a lot about a country and the integrity of its leaders when they deliberately deploy propaganda to portray…

Jan 6 2015 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Editorial: The Akure Akotileta Alliance »

OODUA

What can be regarded as the informal SWPDP Manifesto for the 2015 elections was unveiled at the Akure gathering of…

Dec 31 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
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THURSDAY, 8TH JANUARY 2015 EDITION

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Atiku Makes The First Public Appearance In Buhari’s Campaign Rally (See Photo) »

Atiku Makes The First Public Appearance In Buhari's Campaign Rally (See Photo)

After two days break, opposition party, All Progressives Congress (APC) has re-started its nation-wide presidential campaign, kicking off with Jalingo, the capital of Taraba State. The party which has adopted the slogan ‘Change’ in its campaign rallies is in the state for a mega rally…

Jan 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

BIG TROUBLE! NGF Slams Soludo, Says Former CBN Boss Is An Attention Seeker – A MUST READ »

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Plateau State Governor, Jonah Jang-led Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), yesterday slammed the former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Professor Charles Soludo, over recent comments in his article titled Buhari vs Jonathan: Beyond the Election, saying the ex-CBN boss was only seeking attention. In…

Jan 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

ASIRI NLA: Afenifere Denies Backing Jonathan, Says Performance Not Worth Endorsing – A MUST READ »

Afenifere Leaders pose with Jonathan

Yoruba Socio-political group, Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG), has refuted insinuations that it endorsed the re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan. The association says it never took any step to support Jonathan, stressing that the media reports saying it did, were erroneous. In a press statement released…

Jan 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
FEATURE

Atiku Makes The First Public Appearance In Buhari’s Campaign Rally (See Photo) »

Atiku Makes The First Public Appearance In Buhari's Campaign Rally (See Photo)

After two days break, opposition party, All Progressives Congress (APC) has re-started its nation-wide presidential campaign, kicking off with Jalingo, the capital of Taraba State.…

Jan 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Asiri Tu Ooo… PDP Oppressing Nigerians: Gov. Oshiomhole Reveals Shocking Facts About The PDP Government (The President MUST Not See This) »

Asiri Tu Ooo... PDP Oppressing Nigerians: Gov. Oshiomhole Reveals Shocking Facts About The PDP Government (The President MUST Not See This)

The Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole, on Wednesday said that Nigerians had yet to enjoy meaningful socio-economic development because of the oppression of the Peoples…

Jan 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Jonathan Campaign In Akure: What Happened There? Was He Booed Again Or Welcomed? (Read Details) »

Jonathan Campaign In Akure: What Happened There? Was He Booed Again Or Welcomed? (Read Details)

Akure came to a halt on Wednesday when the campaign train of President Goodluck Jonathan and his deputy, Namadi Sambo, arrived in the Ondo State…

Jan 29 2015 / 1 Comment / Read More »
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Sports News B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G: Former Nigerian goalkeeper Wilfred Agbonavbare Dies

Ex-Super Eagles, Rayo Vallecano keeper, Agbonavbare, dies of cancer

A former Nigeria and Rayo Vallecano goalkeeper, Wilfred Agbonavbare, has died of cancer at the age of 48. He died on Tuesday morning in a Madrid, Spain, hospital. His former club confirmed his death on the…

Jan 27 2015 / Read More »
X-RAYS Atiku Makes The First Public Appearance In Buhari's Campaign Rally (See Photo)

Atiku Makes The First Public Appearance In Buhari’s Campaign Rally (See Photo)

After two days break, opposition party, All Progressives Congress (APC) has re-started its nation-wide presidential campaign, kicking off with Jalingo, the capital of Taraba State. The party which has adopted the slogan ‘Change’ in its campaign…

Jan 29 2015 / Read More »
Niger Delta Atiku Makes The First Public Appearance In Buhari's Campaign Rally (See Photo)

Atiku Makes The First Public Appearance In Buhari’s Campaign Rally (See Photo)

After two days break, opposition party, All Progressives Congress (APC) has re-started its nation-wide presidential campaign, kicking off with Jalingo, the capital of Taraba State. The party which has adopted the slogan ‘Change’ in its campaign…

Jan 29 2015 / Read More »
Letter To The Editor Buhari's WAEC Result: PDP Attacked INEC And Raised A Fresh Issue On It

Ẹ lọ Sẹmpẹ: In Defence of Femi Fani-Kayode – By Dr. John Egbeazien Oshodi

Femi Fani-Kayode: A Political Prostitute or Political Pragmatist Much has been said lately about Femi Fani-Kayode to the extent that some are questioning his psychological state. Let’s simply call him Femi in this discourse, as an…

Jan 29 2015 / Read More »
ENTERTAINMENT 2015-01-19--05_36_04

Funeral Arrangement Of Nollywood Actor, Obiekwe RELEASED – SEE DATE

The Actors Guild of Nigeria has released the programme of activities to honour the late Nollywood thespian, Muna Obiekwe, who died on Jan.18 from a kidney related ailment. In a statement released and signed by AGN’s…

Jan 28 2015 / Read More »
INTERVIEW Patience Jonathan

INCREDIBLE! Patience Jonathan Blows Hot, Replies Critics – READ WHAT SHE SAID

First Lady, Patience Jonathan, has denied that she’s working against the re-election of Bayelsa state governor, Seriake Dickson. Speaking through her media aide, Ayo Adewuyi, the First Lady reacted to the statement of ex-Minister of Petroleum…

Jan 28 2015 / Read More »
Odd World Atiku Makes The First Public Appearance In Buhari's Campaign Rally (See Photo)

Atiku Makes The First Public Appearance In Buhari’s Campaign Rally (See Photo)

After two days break, opposition party, All Progressives Congress (APC) has re-started its nation-wide presidential campaign, kicking off with Jalingo, the capital of Taraba State. The party which has adopted the slogan ‘Change’ in its campaign…

Jan 29 2015 / Read More »
EDUCATION COURT

EKITI APC RALLY: Detained Student Leaders Gains Freedom

In what could be described as fundamental rights to freedom of speech and information, Leaders of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) that were arrested last Saturday in Ado-Ekiti during the All Progressives Congress (APC)…

Jan 29 2015 / Read More »
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