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NEWS: Taraba Assembly Speaker resigns


The Speaker of Taraba House of Assembly, Mr Josiah Kente has resigned his position. Kente told journalists on Monday in Jalingo he had forwarded his resignation letter to the Clerk of the assembly. The speaker said he took the decision in the interest of peace in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that […]

OSUN TRIBUNAL UPDATE: After Two Weeks Of Cross-examination, Omisore Yet To Prove Case

Osun Governorship Election Tribunal 2014

Things seems to be getting tougher for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in the August 9, 2014 election in Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore as he is still struggling to prove the allegation that his defeat was manipulated. It would be recalled that Omisore had alleged that the election in the state was […]

Letter to President Jonathan: Deport Asari Dokubo…

No Girls Are Missing, Chibok Is A Scam - Asari Dokubo Insists

Dear Sir, WHY THE NON-NIGERIAN ASARI DOKUBO SHOULD BE DEPORTED FORTHWITH FROM NIGERIA PURSUANT TO SECTION 30, SUBSECTION (2) (a) OF NIGERIAN CONSTITUTION I am writing to request you the Executive President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria-which I am a native, citizen and resident of – to deport forthwith from the country a certain […]

Dress Rehearsal: President Jonathan bares his fangs – Events in Ekiti a mere foot note


And if the president had once claimed that 16 is greater than 19 in the governors’ forum affair, who is a governor not to uphold the harebrained action of seven where eighteen is stipulated? This is more than serious… why must everything, from federal to state, be so much brigandage? Lord have mercy!’, wrote Professor […]

OPEN SECRET: The Nigerians Aboard Pastor Oritsejafor’s Jet That Smuggled $9.3 million To South Africa

A private jet owned by President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor that conveyed $9.3 millioncash from Nigeria to South Africa for an arms deal between the two countries, had Nigerian crew members, and passengers from Israel and Austria. There were three Nigerians aboard the plane, PremiumTimes reports. PREMIUM TIMES obtained the […]

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 […]

Ayo Fayose and Yoruba Christians – By Leye Ige

Fayose postrates

That Ayo Fayose, the Ekiti State Governor would once again rubbish the law and Constitution should be of concern to those Yoruba Christians who have taken a binary view of the contradictions of the Nigerian post-colonial State while fully embracing the Jonathanian narrative based on an assumed attempt by the opposition APC to lure us […]

Yoruba nation: Time to take stock

Yoruba Land

WE Yoruba have a saying: when the marketplace crowd begins to disperse at the approach of night, even the blind does not need to be told what is happening. Today, even the most obtuse does not need to be told what is happening in Nigeria – or rather, what is happening to Nigeria. As a […]

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 […]


saraki and Tambuwal

The awakening that comes with the nearness of the general election in February 2015 has ushered in various types of commentaries, positions and gestures from political leaders and associations; importantly, this period has successfully distinguished those who stand for the progress of Nigeria to those who stand for the progress of their pockets and selfish […]

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