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Aregbesola 2nd term inauguration: Amosun, Tinubu laud Osun people

Tinubu, Aregbesola, Amosun and Fashola

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state, Southwest, Nigeria on Thursday declared that the people of Osun has demonstrated that no one, irrespective of any form harassment and intimidation can stop them from doing their wish. Amosun also decried the invasion of Osun state by security agencies during the last governorship election in the state, noting […]

Amosun & Daniel: ‘INCOMPARABLE’ – Ex-Lawmaker asks Daniel to shut up and sit quietly at home

Senator-Ibikunle-Amosun-Otunba-Gbenga-Daniel

A former lawmaker in Ogun state, Hon. Kunle Adegboyega has cautioned the former governor of the state, Otunba Gbenga Daniel to stop ranting all around, instead he advised him to shut his mouth up and stay quietly in his house, enjoying his untimely retirement rather than criticising the good work of the present administration. Texaco, […]

Austerity Measures: Too little, too late and dangerous

JONATHAN

Government is now proposing a benchmark of $73 per barrel to the National Assembly; compared to the benchmark of $78— Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Minister of Finance and Co-ordinating Minister for the Economy, CME, November16, 2014. NOTHING is more pathetic than great economists in government, at a time of looming national economic disaster; when they are […]

2015: ‘Common Sense Revolution’, the ONLY way to send PDP out—Tinubu

Jonathan-tinubu

NATIONAL leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, has asked Nigerians to prepare their charms and other native powers for the 2015 poll. Tinubu said this during the inauguration of Governor Rauf Aregbesola for a second term in office in Osogbo, Osun State, on Thursday. Other party chieftains, alongside Tinubu at the ceremony, […]

Police Deny Involvement In Prosecution Of Nyanya Bomber, Sadiq Ogwuche

Nyanya bomber released

The Nigeria Police High Command has described as misleading recent media reports that it bungled the prosecution of Aminu Ogwuche, a suspect alleged to be the mastermind of a bomb blast which claimed over 80 lives in Nyanya, a suburb of Abuja last April. A Federal High Court Abuja presided by Justice Adeniyi Ademola early […]

RIVERS PDP CRISIS: Ridiculous, unfair and unwise!

Amaechi-and-Wike

Last Monday, at least 13 PDP governorship aspirants from Rivers State were disqualified by the committee that their party appointed to screen them. Some of these disqualified individuals are highly credible and capable of performing well if elected to replace the incumbent, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi. Odein Ajumogobia, for example, is an immensely accomplished and impressively […]

Reasons Why Goodluck Jonathan’s Second Term Will Be A Disaster

President Goodluck Jonathan

History has a lot of lessons for us. History itself though an event of the past is vision of tomorrow. History is a divine prophet. Little wonder why science relies on history so much to unravel mysteries.     I have not seen in history a government or political party in its second term that […]

EKITI: APC Slams Fayose Over False Allegations – READ

Dr. Kayode Fayemi, former Ekiti State Governor

      The All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has faulted Governor Ayo Fayose’s claim on the non-payment of vehicles bought for traditional rulers by the administration of former Governor Kayode Fayemi. The party said the governor’s deliberate distortionof fact to deceive Ekiti people negated statesmanship. Reacting to Fayose’s claim that Fayemi bought cars […]

Fayose and his lawlessness AGAIN! throws another punch at judiciary

Fayose

The plan to restore all the privileges of former Governor Olusegun Oni by the incumbent Governor Ayodele Fayose has again ignited another round of controversies in Ekiti State. While taking the decision, Fayose, had claimed he decided not to rubbish efforts of past rulers of the state. However, against the background Oni was removed from […]

NEVER! We can’t allow politicians burn down Nigeria

tear gas reps

“I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.” –Charles de Gaulle, former French leader and statesman For me, one of the most depressing presentations of Nigeria’s renewed democracy is that we have abandoned our fate to politicians. And seriously, I do not think any […]

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