25 Sep 2022
Diplomatic collaboration by the governments of Nigeria and the United States that resulted in the repatriation of $23 million of the Abacha loot is certainly laudable.
25 Jun 2022
Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo said he made a mistake by choosing former vice president Atiku Abubakar as his running mate for the 1999 presidential election. Atiku served as vice president to President Obasanjo for eight years - from 1999 to 2007. Obasanjo and Atiku had a frosty relationship which the former was always vocal…
12 Apr 2022
Notwithstanding its claim to secularism, the Nigerian state is covertly cognizant of the sensitivity of religion to the promotion of peace, concord and harmonious relationship between the various sections in the country.
9 Mar 2022
Twenty-Eight years after Nigeria defeated Zambia to win the Africa Cup of Nations in Tunisia, the Federal Government is set to redeem its pledge of giving every member of the team a housing unit each.
11 Feb 2022
Kaduna State High Court has fixed April 4, 2022 to enter definite hearing in the suit by the late General Sani Abacha’s family over the demolition of Durbar Hotel by the Kaduna State government.
16 Jan 2022
No other Nigerian leader, except perhaps, the Siamese twins – Generals Ibrahim Babangida and Sani Abacha – has ever been overtaken by “infodemic “as Chief Ernest Shonekan, GCFR had
11 Jan 2022
Chief Ernest Shonekan who headed the Interim National Government that succeeded the junta of General Ibrahim Babangida, has died. Shonekan died in Lagos at the age of 85. He was the interim head of the Nigerian Government between August 26 and November 17 1993 when he was ousted in a coup led by late General…
25 Oct 2021
Ahead of the 2023 presidential elections, the clamour for the zoning of the presidency has intensified. The zoning arrangement in the fourth Republic has a unique historical antecedent
22 Oct 2021
Sometime in 1996, my good friend, the late Abidina Coomassie, published a book, Political Opportunism, in which he primarily excoriated the political enemies of the late Head of State
5 Oct 2021
Current Kebbi State governor Atiku Bagudu is the latest subject in the ongoing expose' in Pandora Papers for flouting 'extant laws and legislations' by hiding assets, tax evasion among others. Apart from Atiku Bagudu, a number of high-profile persons in Nigerians have been named in the Pandora Papers scandal. The investigation — involving some 600…
1 Oct 2021
Gov Douye Diri of Bayelsa on Friday assessed developments in the South-south state since it was created 25 years ago and declared that it had “witnessed remarkable progress”.
30 Jul 2021
Brigadier Sani Abacha (as he was then) in announcing the coup that brought Major-General Muhammadu Buhari to power on December 31, 1983, laid several cases..