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A Senator representing a constituency inside Kaduna State by the name Senator Shehu Sani recently opened a near septic can of worms upon himself and his self-respect. He had opened his mouth to air fluffed up rubbish in response to what he believes was Prof....

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Where Is Prof. Chukwuma Soludo? – By Ofojebe Chukwuebuka Chukwuebuka

Prof. Charles Soludo Former governor of Anambra state, mr. Peter Obi did not win his 2nd term election because of the abysmal performance in his first term which negates the reason for popular confidence reposed in him and his then party and below the expectation of the generality of Anambra people who had expected much from the new government. But Ojukwus last wish and the church magically restored...

Legal War Against Pornography – By Nonso Anyasi

A psychology war is currently brewing in Nigeria. This is the serious decade-old battle between serious literature and pornography. The contemporaneous Nigerian society has been so bastardized by the influx of Western culture that we seem to be losing our foothold on our sense of values. Many Nigerians...

Leadership Lessons From Rio 2016 – By Onwuasoanya FCC Jones

The final curtain has been drawn on an eventful Olympics for the year 2016. Ranked as the world’s biggest sporting event, it is not just athletes or those who have direct businesses to do with sport that look forward to another Olympics with excitement. The Olympics...

Free Compulsory Education In Kaduna State: Beyond The Rhetorics – By John Danfulani, PhD

Dr. John Danfulani The Dailytrust of 18th August 2016 carried a headline:  ” Kaduna State Extends Free Compulsory Education To Secondary Schools”.  Similarly, the Tribune Newspaper of 10th August 2016 piqued” REFUSE TO SEND YOUR CHILD TO SCHOOL,...

Reflection Of Delta At 25: And Governor Ifeanyi Okowa Goofed In His Moment Of Glory – By Fejiro Oliver

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Senator Ifeanyi Okowa and Commissioner for Information, Mr. Patrick Ukah The celebration of Delta at 25 may have come and gone but the memories will ever remain. The ugly memories which outclassed the...

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Revealed: Samson Saisai, NFF, Yemi Idowu And The Nigerian U23 Dream Team Olympic Journey – By Oluwole Isaac

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  Nigeria’s under-23 Olympic football team made international headlines few days ago for the wrong reasons after stories emerged of how the team was ‘stranded’ in Atlanta and had to be ‘rescued’ by Delta Airlines. Little did many know that the real hero was Yemi Idowu, a Nigerian businessman, sports philanthropist and enthusiast, who spent...

Enugu @ 25: Time To Reawaken Consciousness – By Nwobodo Chidiebere

On August 27, 1991, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida-led military government created Enugu state amongst twelve then new states that were created in the Federation. Since then, Coal City State—as it is fondly called, as a result of huge deposit...

Is A Woman Fit For The Post Of UN Secretary-General? – By Edwin Ekene Uhara

As the contention over who becomes the next United Nations Secretary-General hits up as the current occupant, Mr. Ban Ki-moon bow’s out in December this year, several interests have been pushing for their preferred candidates to...

Still On That Dog Matter – By Reuben Abati

reuben-abati Last Friday, my phones rang again and again (thank God for dead phones gradually playing Lazarus), but what triggered that ring-ring was the article: “The Man Who Named His Dog Buhari” (August 26) in which I had indicated...

99.99% Of PDP Members Are With Makarfi – Dr. Agbo

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Dr. Emmanuel Agbo, an engineer by profession served two terms as the chairman of Benue State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). A top contestant for the office of the Deputy National Secretary...

I’m eminently qualified for PDP’s chairmanship seat – Prof. Adeniran

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Professor Tunde Adeniran is an aspirant for the chairmanship position of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the National Convention holding on Wednesday, August 17, 2016. Adeniran, a former Minister...

‘Niger Delta Avengers Are Fighting Against Injustice’ – Annkio Briggs

Anniko Briggs, seated right. In an interview with Daily Trust, Briggs outlines the issues of economic and environmental injustice that has plagued the oil-rich region of the Nigerian Delta for decades....

PDP NWC To Review Ondo Governorship Primary’s Processes and Result

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August 29, 2016   Press Release   The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has received series of serious phone calls and petitions regarding the processes of the primary...

Northern CAN Shelves Pull Out, Settles Crisis

  COMMUNIQUE AT THE END OF THE MAIDEN NORTHERN CAN DELEGATES MEETING HELD AT COCIN HEADQUARTERS, J0S DATED 26™ AUGUST, 2016   At the end of the one day maiden meeting of Northern CAN during which delegates from all the Northern States and Federal Capital Territory were present, the following...

‘Wike You Are A Terrible Disappointment’ – Dakuku Peterside

  APC Governorship candidate in the 2015 elections in Rivers State and current DG/CEO of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside, has said that no amount of well-crafted and rehearsed lies and cheap media...

Killings By Herdsmen: Time To Take Drastic Action Is Now Says CLO

The Civil Liberties Organisation, (CLO) South East Zone condemns in totality the brazen murder and killing of innocent citizens of Igbo land in different parts of the South East by Fulani herdsmen. The...