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Aregbesola and burden of victory

Aregbesola's victory

ELDER statesman and chairman of the Inner Bar (Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria), Chief Richard Osuolale Akinjide, in a recent interview with The Guardian, said, “every benefit goes with a burden.” This may certainly be the most apt way to describe the victory of Governor Rauf Aregbesola in the governorship election in Osun State. […]

My Meeting With Jonathan Was Purely On Security Matters In Nigeria – Obasanjo

obasanjo and jonathan

Former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and President Goodluck Jonathan met today, Wednesday, 27 August, 2014 in Abuja in other to discuss security matters in the country. P.M NEWS reports that President Jonathan confirmed the meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan with journalists in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, after arriving from the federal capital […]

OPINION: Experts Reveal Shekau’s Intentions

Abubakar Shekau

Experts comment on the recent video released by Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau where he declares caliphate in Nigeria and express their opinion on the the terrorist’s current intentions. In the fresh Boko Haram video obtained by AFP August 24, the group announced that the captured town of Gwoza was now under an Islamic caliphate, […]

Boko Haram: Insurgents Relocate From Sambisa

Boko Haram Insurgents Relocate From Sambisa

Information coming in from Borno State in northern Nigeria suggest that the Boko Haram insurgents might be changing their base from the Sambisa forest moving towards southern Borno. According to a report published by Sahara Reporters today, Wednesday, 27 August, 2014, residents living near Sambisa forest in Borno State have reported seeing a large number […]

27 Boko Haram Killed: A Clash With Cameroonian Army Today In A Locality Near Fotokol

BOKO HARAM: Cameroon Arrests 40 Boko Haram Suspects

Cameroonian army has killed 27 members of the Boko Haram terrorist sect near a northern town in Nigeria, state radio said on Wednesday, 27 August, 2014. It would be recalled that the Boko Haram fighters were reported to have crossed Nigeria’s border into Cameroon on Monday after attacking a military base and police station in […]

Nyako’s Reinstatement Suit: Federal High Court in Lagos adjourns suit

Former Gov. Murtala Nyako of Adamawa state

A vacation judge at a Federal High Court in Lagos, Justice Okon Abang, on Tuesday adjourned till September 5, 2014 to entertain a suit seeking the reinstatement of the unseated Governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako. The suit which was filed by a Lagos-based lawyer, Mr. Olukoya Ogungbeje, was said to be seeking fundamental rights […]

Fulfilling burden of state creation

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When former military president, Ibrahim Babangida, announced the creation of additional nine states on August 27, 1991, it was aimed at bringing development closer to the people. While there was jubilation in some states, the announcement, made to coincide with the sixth anniversary of Babangida’s military government, was greeted with protests over location of the […]

Enough Is Enough!!! Wada promise to stamp out thuggery in Kogi

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LOKOJA—Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State, has vowed to stamp out political thuggery in the State. Wada who made this known, yesterday, while addressing the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, supporters during the “Thank You Visit” to Ajaka, headquarters of Igalamela/Odolu Local government area of Kogi State, said his government would not tolerate any act of […]

Exposed: PDP Governors’ Secret Plot Against Ribadu

Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nuhu Ribadu

Some governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party have begun moves to stop a former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, from emerging as the party’s governorship candidate in Adamawa State. The governors, who were part of a meeting in the Akwa Ibom State Governor’s Lodge in […]

PDP Leaders In A Crucial Meeting Over Ribadu’s Governorship Ambition

PDP holds meeting over Ribadu

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party are currently meeting on whether to grant waiver to some governorship aspirants from Adamawa State, who recently defected to the PDP from the opposition party. Those who applied for the party’s waiver already are the former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, the […]

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