Category archives for: AFRICA

A MUST READ: Of Jona’s Fake Donors – By Chris Nwaokobia Jnr

2015 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION : Why GEJ Has Not Made His Intention Known(A MUST READ)

DON’T ASK ME…If I Hear!!! III. “O what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive” – Sir Walter Scott. I saw a list of donors to Mr. President’s 2015 electioneering profit. That list of donors and donations to GEJ’s Presidential Form purchase poll is a rather poor P.R job, quite laughable. […]

Finally!!! Tambuwal Reacts To Removal Of Security Detail, IG’s Action Illegal

Tambuwal APC

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has faulted the withdrawal of his security detail by the acting Inspector General of Police. The acting IGP, Alhaji Suleiman Abba, had yesterday ordered the redeployment of police personnel attached to the Speaker, citing a constitutional provision. The Police Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), Mr. […]

COUP: Burkina army seizes power after uprising

Burkina Faso

The army’s seizure of power in Burkina Faso on Thursday amounted to a “coup”, an opposition leader told AFP, adding that they consider the president’s departure “non-negotiable”. President Blaise Compaore, who has ruled the country for 27 years, “is again in the process of duping the people,” said opposition leader Benewende Sankara. “We have been […]

2015: Why Ambode cannot be imposed on Lagos – Ikuforiji gives details


IF election is conducted tomorrow, what are your chances? Concerning my chances, there is no doubt that I will win on a landslide if primary election is conducted today in the APC. I am very sure that most of our party men are very interested in seeing Lagos governed by a man who understands party […]

OSUN 2014: Tribunal defers ruling on Omisore’s petition…Read why

Osun Governorship Election Tribunal 2014

The Election Petitions Tribunal hearing matters arising from the Osun State governorship election of August 9 on Thursday deferred ruling on an application by Governor Rauf Aregbesola to challenge the competence of the petition of Iyiola Omisore before the panel. Counsel to the petitioner, Dr. Alex Iziyon , SAN, told the tribunal that the application […]

Court declares ban on #BringBackOurGirls rallies illegal

Why Hooligans Attacked #BringBackOurGirls Protesters

A Federal Capital Territory High Court in Maitama, Abuja, on Thursday declared illegal and unconstitutional the police ban of #BringBackOurGirls peaceful protests. Justice Sunday Aladetoyinbo made the ruling while delivering judgment in the suit filed by the #BringBackOurGirls protesters to challenge the ban on their rallies by the then FCT Commissioner of Police, Mr. Joseph […]

Double wahala for T.B Joshua: Neither the raised Synagogue building, nor the collapsed building has approval – Commissioner tells coroner

Fashola with T.B Joshua

The Lagos State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Develpoment, Oluwatoyin Ayinde, has said that the collapsed six-storey building of the Synagogue Church of All Nations has no government approval. Ayinde stated this on Thursday while giving testimony before the coroner probing the cause of the building collapse. No fewer than 116 persons died while […]

Aregbesola Vs. Omisore: Security beefed up in Osun, as tribunal begins pre-hearing

Aregbesola and Omisore

OSOGBO—Osun State Election Petition Tribunal yesterday began pre-hearing of the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate in the August 9 governorship election in the state. The candidate, Senator Iyiola Omisore is challenging the victory of Governor Rauf Aregbesola of All Progressives Congress, APC. There was heavy security at the Osun State High […]

Lagos 2015 gets tougher: As Shasore also says; he’s ‘Possible game changer’


HAVING been a key player in the administration of Mr. Raji Fashola of Lagos State, it was not a surprise that Mr. Supo Shasore indicated interest to succeed a boss he had served as Commissioner for Justice. With such a background, it was easy for analysts to suggest that he might have the support of […]

2015: PDP govs get automatic tickets as Jonathan picks party nomination form


President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday picked the Peoples Democratic Party nomination form to contest the 2015 presidential election on the PDP platform even as the party offered automatic second term tickets to all its incumbent governors. The President, who spoke while picking his nomination form at the party’s national headquarters in Abuja, said he would […]


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