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How Confab report will impact on Nigeria’s future

Idris-Kutigi

ENDING its deliberations last Thursday, after five months of intense bickering and horse-trading among delegates, the curtain finally falls on the National Conference today, as it submits its report to President Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja. Nigeria almost exploded on the faces of the delegates, underlining the sharp divisions among its disparate parts. Cascading calls from […]

Alleged military extrajudicial killings

JOS BOMBING: One Suspect Arrested, Says Maj.-Gen Olukolade

LATELY, the Nigerian military have been finding themselves in the news for the wrong reasons. When they are not engaging members of other security outfits, especially the police, in a street fight, they are busy beating up civilians, destroying buses provided for public transport or impounding newspapers on the pretext of searching for nonexistent “materials […]

EDITORIAL: Yoruba Fascists, Rigging and Militarization Of Elections

odua

The aftermath of the Ekiti and Osun elections have brought out the full manifestation of Yoruba fascists hiding behind the mask of Yoruba autonomy and nationalism. This manifestation is predicated on the fascists’ approval of any methodology by the central government to wrest political control of Yorubaland from our current leaders in the APC, with […]

Download 40-Page Aregbesola’s Stewardship Report (2010 2014)

RAUF REVOLUTION: Aregbesola's Stewardship 2010-2014

Download The Complete Stewardship Report of Aregbesola’s administration from 2010 to 2014. It covers the impact and exploits of Rauf Revolution throughout all the sectors in the State of Osun. Read or download a copy here: RAUF REVOLUTION: Aregbesola’s Stewardship 2010-2014

EXCLUSIVE: Jonathan lacks political will to fight boko haram– says Atiku

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar

FORMER Vice President Atiku Abubakar has taken a cursory look at the present security challenges in the country with massive killings and wanton destruction of property in some parts of the country by members of the Boko Haram sect, saying President Goodluck Jonathan lacked the political will to nip it in the bud. He also […]

2015: Why APC Should Wake Up And Save Nigeria Now – Segun Tomori

All Progressive Congress (APC)

The birth of the All Progressive Congress (APC) on the 31st July, 2013 sent the nation into an unusual frenzy. The Nigerian populace, wearied by 14 years of lethargy and indolence characterized by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) led Federal Government roared in excitement at the prospect of a new “mega” party unhorsing the PDP. […]

We Will Win Osun With Cash and Bags Of Rice – PDP Chairman MU’AZU

The President and Adamu

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Ahmadu Adamu Muazu has said that his party will use money and bags of rice to “win” Osun’s governorship election on August 9, 2014, as they did in Ekiti. “We are in power and we have the cash. At best, Osun voter would not be […]

Aregbesola: An Incredible Rash Of Endorsements – Editorial

Ede pre-Victory FRENZY For Aregbesola in EDE

The endorsements of the Governor of the state of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola for another term by different groups in the state including traditional rulers only lend credence to the saying that ‘one good tune deserves another’; now being used in political circle as ‘one good term deserves another’. From East to the West and […]

#OSUNPOLL: Preparing for the Osun governorship election

Polling Unit

The surprising, if not unexpected, results of the recent Ekiti governorship election immediately produced two contradictory reactions. On the one hand, the Peoples Democratic Party instantly began to celebrate its candidate’s victory over the incumbent governor and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Dr. Kayode Fayemi. On the other hand, the APC immediately went into […]

CONFAB: Before Confab submits its report

Justice Idris Kutigi

IN the next few days, the National Conference, which was inaugurated on March 17, 2014, will be rounding off its assignment of charting a new course for Nigeria. The plenary sessions have been considering the reports submitted by the 20 committees set up to fast-track the job of the conference. But anything short of taking […]


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