Category: Politics

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Sadiq Abacha writes Soyinka, says he is corrupt, a coward

Sadiq Abacha writes Soyinka, says he is corrupt, a coward

Here I find myself defending my father 15 years after his death because some of you have no one else to pounce on, or rather, you have chosen a dead p...
Babangida Is Evil; even God cannot forgive him -Mohammed Fawehinmi

Babangida Is Evil; even God cannot forgive him -Mohammed Fawehinmi

The son of the late human rights crusader, Gani Fawehinmi, Mohammed Fawehinmi said, Babangida had "committed so much evil (that he does not) deserve a...
DSS Parades 7 Suspects For Assassination Of Sheik Albani, Wife, And Son (PICTURED)

DSS Parades 7 Suspects For Assassination Of Sheik Albani, Wife, And Son (PICTURED)

ABUJA — The Department of State Service, DSS, yesterday, paraded seven members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect who allegedly assassinated Sheikh Auwal ...
‘I heard there is a group of homosexuals in this country’: Zimbabwe’s President Turns His Eyes On Gays

‘I heard there is a group of homosexuals in this country’: Zimbabwe’s President Turns His Eyes On Gays

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has thrown his weight behind Uganda’s draconian anti-gay laws and hinted at a crackdown on gays in his own country,...
Kutigi heads National Conference

Kutigi heads National Conference

President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed former Chief Justice of the federation, Hon. Justice Idris Kutigi as chairman of the National Conference
Advocates of Nigeria’s break-up should be stoned — Yuguda

Advocates of Nigeria’s break-up should be stoned — Yuguda

As the National Conference gets underway,  Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State has suggested that advocates of Nigeria’s partitioning should be stoned...
Why I snubbed Centenary Celebration- Amaechi

Why I snubbed Centenary Celebration- Amaechi

Governor Chibuike Amaechi has said that he snubbed the 100 years centenary celebration of the nation that was organized by the federal government be...
Why I rejected centenary award — Soyinka

Why I rejected centenary award — Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, said, yesterday, he rejected his nomination for centenary award by the Federal Government because he could not...
Nigeria doomed without National Conference — Braithwaite

Nigeria doomed without National Conference — Braithwaite

A former presidential aspirant, Dr. Tunji Braithwaite, says principalities and powers were out to frustrate the proposed National Conference, saying ...
Centenary: Jonathan has restored Nigeria’s peace and unity – PDP

Centenary: Jonathan has restored Nigeria’s peace and unity – PDP

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended President Goodluck Jonathan for the successful Centenary Celebrations saying the ev...
APC washes hands off kidnap, murder of PDP chiefs

APC washes hands off kidnap, murder of PDP chiefs

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State this evening reacted with outrage to the allegation by the State Chairman of the Peoples Democrati...
Fawehinmi, Fela families, Soyinka reject centenary awards

Fawehinmi, Fela families, Soyinka reject centenary awards

As the Federal Government honours 100 persons today with Centenary awards as part of Nigeria’s Centenary celebration, the families of late human right...
Gunmen Kill Two, Raze Over 120 Houses in Plateau State

Gunmen Kill Two, Raze Over 120 Houses in Plateau State

Eye witness disclosed, the attackers came into Diyam-Rim at about 2 am, raided the village for about an hour, killing the two persons and injuring two...
Boko Haram strikes again in Adamawa, kills 9, burn down churches, bank

Boko Haram strikes again in Adamawa, kills 9, burn down churches, bank

24 hours after the attack on the Federal Government college in Yobe state where 43 young students were killed, suspected men of the Islamist group yes...
Sanusi is still the governor of CBN— Jonathan

Sanusi is still the governor of CBN— Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has noted that Sanusi Lamido Sanusi is still the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
Jonathan holds media parley today

Jonathan holds media parley today

According to the presidency, President Goodluck Jonathan will hold another media parley tonight, which will be broadcast on the Government-owned NTA, ...
CONFAB: INEC wanted N25billion for delegates election

CONFAB: INEC wanted N25billion for delegates election

You know how long it took for the Freedom of Information Bill to get passed. A bill that was sent in, in 1999 only got passed in 2007. Apart from that...
Olubadan angry over exclusion from Jonathan’s largesse

Olubadan angry over exclusion from Jonathan’s largesse

Last week’s visit to the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi by President Goodluck Jonathan  has created ripples between the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Ob...
APC is a commercial party- Tukur

APC is a commercial party- Tukur

Immediate past national chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, yesterday, took a swipe at the the All Progressives Congress,...
Boko Haram are devilish- Buhari

Boko Haram are devilish- Buhari

Following Sunday’s massacre in eight Borno communities by the Boko Haram sect, which has so far claimed 121 lives, former Head of State and chieftain ...
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