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Senior Iranian officials continued their rhetoric against Israel on Wednesday, with Revolutionary Guards Tehran commander Brig.-Gen. Mohsen Kazzemeini saying military preparedness would be increased until “it overthrows Israel and liberates Palestine.” “And...

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Between Tambuwal and Gbajabiamila: Matters arising

In this piece, BODE OLAGOKE, takes a look at the Governor Aminu Tambuwal’s role in the emergence of House of Representatives Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, and open castigation of Femi Gbajabiamila, which some considered to be offensive. Until the former speaker of House of Representatives and now the governor Sokoto state, Aminu Tambuwal publicly made it known in the media the reasons why he...

Tree Of Life Ministry Hosts Women Conference

It was fun filled as members of Tree of Life Gospel ministry – Women Ministry gathered in Nanka, Anambra State on August 12, 2015 to mark this year’s August meeting. The event started with songs of praise and adoration for divine intervention on their lives and families, and the society...

Oba Okunade Sijuwade In The Eye Of History – By Ayodeji Joseph Odeyele

INTRODUCTION In traditional Yoruba society, the leader of an Ilu (town or society) is the Oba, the leaders of smaller villages Baale”s while the leaders of compounds are called Olori Ile. The choice of who governs at these various levels is done through democratic...

Okowa, DESOPADEC And Vested Interests – By Fred Omanufeme

IT was Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the former Central Bank Governor (now Emir of Kano) who in January 2014 enriched our political lexicon with the coinage of the term Vested Interests. At a youth summit geared towards national rebirth and renewal, Mallam Sanusi declared...

As We Approach President Buhari’s 100 Days In Office – By Joe Onwukeme

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  Every journey starts with a single step and every presidency begins with the first 100 days in office and every presidents’ 100 days in office is very vital in it’s government. Albeit...

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Buhari:  A Clannish Despot? – By Emeka Uzo

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  President Muhammadu Buhari has started the Nigeria nation on the fast track of political declivity – through the trails of national disunity and possible disharmony.   With his lopsided appointments Northern domination – Hausa/Fulani; Western – Yourba and South – South – Ijaw, Efik, Ibibio, marginalization and, South Eastern – Igbo,...

Introducing the Real Peter Obi Part 1 – By Obiora Aghadinuno

The trouble with Peter Obi is that he thinks that he is cleverer than everyone else. He maintains a bland and colourless surface that conceals a grandiose interior. He talks with the voice of a woman in a labour but carries a heart of...

To the 8th Senate: No More ‘Bow’ and ‘Go’ – By ‘Demola Adeyeye

  The Nigerian National Assembly is currently on its annual recess. One thing that legislators know for sure is that as soon as they resume from their annual vacation, they will have to hit the ground running with fresh vigour to...

Buhari’s Appointment: Uniting Southern Nigeria – By Oshiokpekhai Utu-Orbih

L-R: Late Duru O.C.S Ibeamuchem, Elder Adolph Agbasonu, Barrister S.N. Nze, President Muhammadu Buhari, Sir Paulinus Abaleke, Chief Dr Nick Chikwe & Chief Shedrack Ekwegh There has been so much hue and cry about the recent appointments...

DSS is Hiding Suicide Bombers – Tsav

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Abubakar Tsav Abubakar Tsav, retired commissioner of Police, Lagos State, speaks to Olu Ojewale, general editor, on the current spate of Boko Haram insurgents accusing some security agents on feeding...

Why I Backed Saraki For Senate Presidency- Dele Momodu

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He explained why he backed former Kwara state governor, Bukola Saraki for Senate Presidency against the wish of a national leader of the party, Bola Tinubu. Read the full interview below. You were,...

“I Am Not Available for Public Service Now” —– Soludo

  Chukwuma Soludo It has been difficult tracking Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo (former Governor of the Central Bank) since his bombshells before the general elections, but finally we tracked him...

“I’ll Not Perform As Well If I’m Given A New Assignment in Okowa’s Government” – Omare     

Outgoing Commissioner for Environment, Frank Omare, in this interview with AMOS IGBEBE, reveals what the ministry has achieved over the years. Besides the ministry, he says Uduaghan’s greatest achievement...

Sam Inokoba Was A True Leader, Says Sylva

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Timipre Sylva Press Release   Former governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Timipre Sylva, has described the late Col. Sam Inokoba (rtd) as a great community leader and an intelligent politician whose contributions...

CLO Rejects The Proliferation And Barstardisation Of Military Checkpoints In Anambra State

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depiction (The new Military check point along Onitsha –Enugu expressway close to Govt. house is a disaster waiting to happen) 31/08/15 – Onitsha Nigeria:  The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) Anambra...

Arik Crew Arrest: NDLEA Gets CCTV Footage Of Main Accomplice, Impounds Two More Vehicles, Invites Brother Of Main Suspect

  Press Release   The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has obtained closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage of how Arik Air staff, Ikechukwu Chibuzor Oliver who works as a catering...

SGF: Buhari and Gang-up Against Ogbonnaya Onu-How  Igbo Mandate Congress Raised Alarm

Chief Ogbonnaya Onu The Position of SGF has finally been ceded to the North East by President Muhammadu Buhari, after months of gang-up by Igbo politicians within PDP and APC against each other. Igbo...