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Osun now symbol of people’s power – APC


THE All Progressives Congress has congratulated the people of Osun for their exemplary demonstration of strength and determination to enforce the democratic will of the people which was consolidated over the weekend in the second term inauguration of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola as governor of the state. According to the party’s director ‎of publicity, research and […]

Welcome, Diezani: Saudis block OPEC output cut, sending oil price plunging to $71

Diezani -0il goddess and Pres. Jonathan

(Reuters) – VIENNA -Saudi Arabia blocked calls on Thursday from poorer members of the OPEC oil exporter group for production cuts to arrest a slide in global prices, sending benchmark crude plunging to a fresh four-year low. Brent oil fell more than $6 to $71.25 a barrel after OPEC ministers meeting in Vienna left the […]

As Aregbesola takes another oath of office today…certain things to know

Aregbesola Swearing-in ceremony Nov 27, 2010

It is my pleasure to write this piece in your reputable newspaper. May you continue to serve your audience better. I want to comment on the second term inauguration of the people’s governor, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, which is starting today. The All Progressives Congress-led (APC) administration has done a lot to deserve re-election and […]

EXCLUSIVE: Imminent Collapse of Civil Rule in Nigeria – By Femi Falana


THE dreaded Boko Haram sect has continued to unleash mayhem on defenceless civilians including school children in the north east region. In the last couple of months, the satanic society has annexed part of the territory of the Republic of Nigeria. In the circumstance, the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, […]

The Institutionalization of Impunity By Jonathan’s Presidency – By Okoi Obono-Obla

like 1962; like 2014 - Déjà vu all over again

It is an incontrovertible fact that impunity thrives in a lawless and corrupt society that totters on the brink of collapse. Impunity epitomises the institutionalization of corruption and predilection to use of self help and cutting of corners in the false belief that the end justifies the means. The prevalence of the culture of impunity […]

Osun Guber Poll: Ask Your Conscience… Was August 9 Election Rigged?

APC Mega Rally - Osogbo inset Oyilola and Aregbesola ~ MAMMOTH VICTORY

When the mendacious Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) apologists began to challenge their metacarpus to furnish manufactured facts on political situation of the state on the internet, one would not only concur but also be of the same opinion that the initiators of that news are really brilliant. Though, people of book, the learned would never […]

PDP Is Finished in Akwa Ibom As Obong Okon Umana Decamps To APC

#BringBackOurGirls: Why We Want Dialogue Option — Abati Reveals

REPS MEMBER; FMR AMBASSADOR; PDP NATIONAL TREASURER; SSG TO AKWA IBOM STATE GOVERNMENT; OTHERS DECAMP TO APC WHEN THE ENGINE IS REMOVED, ONLY THE CARCASS OF THE BODY REMAINS IN PDP Reports Joe Odey – Calabar. Things indeed look very bleak for the Peoples Democratic Party as more of its members identify with the opposition […]

Intervene in Rivers judiciary crisis, APC Implores new Chief Justice Mahmud Mohammed

•Alleges plot to open courts by force The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has congratulated the new Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Mahmud Mohammed, on his appointment, even as it requested his immediate intervention in the crisis that has paralysed the state judiciary. “The news of Hon. Justice Mahmud Mohammed’s […]

What election rigging (Democracy Killer) may soon do to Nigeria

Group Poised To Block Vote Rigging In Ekiti

As a peasant farmer’s son, I knew that there were certain climbing parasitic weeds that we boys had to prevent at all costs from showing up in our father’s cocoa farm. Make the mistake of allowing them to grow there and they will climb and kill the cocoa trees. To the processes and health of […]

National Assembly Invasion: Déjà vu all over again – Like 1962; Like 2014

like 1962; like 2014 - Déjà vu all over again

Last week as the unhinged Jonathan administration finally slipped its rational mooring with the armed invasion of the National Assembly, Nigerians must now brace themselves for the worst imaginable political catastrophe. There is a chilling feeling of Déjà vu abroad. The pictures are all too reminiscent of the 1962 bedlam in the Western Region House […]

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