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REVEALED: How PDP plans to win Lagos comes 2015


The Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Joe Igbokwe, in this interview with BAYO AKINLOYE, alleges that the Peoples Democratic Party is using thugs in the state to foment trouble in a bid to wrest power from the ruling party in 2015 The Peoples Democratic Party has accused your party, the […]

Revealed: How Fayose Was Wrongly Advised Over His Eligibility Case

Tani-maa-mumi Fayose at High Court Ado-Ekiti Today 25th September 2014

Mr. Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, speaks with OLUSOLA FABIYI on the crisis rocking his state, Ekiti, and what to expect from the regime of the governor-elect of the state, Mr. Ayo Fayose. How would you describe what is happening in Ekiti, your home state now? It is rather tragic although I was […]

Synagogue Tragedy: Lagos State Govt Has Technically Taken Over T.B. Joshua’s Church

Lagos Govt. Threatens To Close Down 2,500 Hotels For Non-registration

General Manager, Lagos State Building Control Agency, LASBCA, Mrs. Abimbola Animashaun-Odunayo, in this interview, speaks on the recent collapsed building belonging to the Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCOAN, the intricacies surrounding it, the next line of action by the state government, among others. Excerpts: What actually went wrong with the SCOAN collapsed building? We […]

‘Another four years of Jonathan’s rule disastrous’ – Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed

National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the adoption of President Goodluck Jonathan as the sole presidential candidate by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2015 election portrays the party as lacking internal democracy and detrimental to the growth of democracy. Mohammed, who spoke on several issues, told […]

#OSUN: Aregbesola Is A Dealer In Hope – Oladejo


Mr. Abiodun Oladejo is a politician, businessman, and member of the Board of Rural Development, Water Resources and Infrastructure in the State of Osun. He accorded the last concluded gubernatorial election that saw Governor Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola winner for second term to the decision and massive support of the people of the State. As a […]

#OsunOutcome: PDP’s election petition a waste of time – Oyatomi


What is happening now at the election tribunal in Osun State? Though I’m not part of the team of lawyers representing the government and the APC, what I can tell you is that what is before the tribunal now is the inspection of elections materials, especially the ballot papers. The tribunal has permitted the APC […]

2015: INEC’s additional polling units suspicious — Chief Ayo Adebanjo


•Wants confab report implemented before 2015 polls •Says Boko Haram has declared war CHIEF Ayo Adebanjo is an elder statesman and Chieftain of the Pan-Yoruba socio-political Organisation, Afenifere. Adebanjo, who was a delegate at the just concluded National Conference, comments on the confab and why the report should be implemented before the 2015 general elections. […]

EXPOSED: ‘The main reason why we rejected Omisore in Osun’ – Tunde Badmus reveals


Frontline industrialist and elder statesman, Chief Tunde Badmus, speaks with Dare Odufowokan, Assistant Editor, on the last August 9, 2014 governorship election in Osun State and why the people of the state are comfortable with Governor Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola. He also shed more light on recent political happenings in the country. Excerpts How would you […]

How my dream of becoming a pilot turned to an actor — Kunle Afolayan

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Nollywood actor and producer, Kunle Afolayan, talks about his career What influenced your decision to produce the movie, ‘October 1’? The script was written by Tunde Babalola. I gave him a brief and he came up with a story which was supposed to be centred on a small community. In the treatment, it was supposed […]

INTERVIEW: I dare INEC to conduct election in… – Utomi


Former Presidential candidate of African Democratic Party (ADP), Pat Utomi, is known for his social, economic, and political efforts to better the country. In this interview with, Assistant Politics Editor, EMMA MADUABUCHI, Utomi believes Nigeria needs rescue from the throes of avoidable death. He also identifies the urgent need for a Government of National Unity […]


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