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11 Feb
I have argued a zillion times in this column that the absence of an ideology in our political parties continues to cast a blind spell on the country.
11 Jun 2020
Sir Remi Omotosho was a vigourous man of 75. He was full of life and his boisterousness and agile mind belied the fragility of life.
5 Oct 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his condolences to the Akinfenwa family on the demise of Senator Mojisoluwa Akinfenwa, a former national chairman of the Alliance for Democracy (AD), who died last Thursday in Ibadan at the age of 89.
24 Aug 2019
Banji Akintoye is a retired Professor of History and an Afenifere leader. In this interview with ONYEDIKA AGBEDO, Akintoye, who served as a senator in the Second Republic on the platform of the then Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN), dissects the lingering conflict between the Jukun and Tiv ethnic groups in the country.
23 Jul 2019
The first elected governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, joins the elite group of nonagenarian as he turns 90 today.
24 May 2019
The Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) has described the statement by former President Olusegun Obasanjo on alleged “Fulanisation’’ and “Islamisation’’ of Nigeria, as tactic to divert government’s attention from probing his administration’s expenditure on power sector. The party said this in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Abubakar Sokoto, on Friday in…
23 Feb 2019
Gov Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State and Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, have expressed confidence on the Saturday’s electoral process and excitement over voters turnout. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Tambuwal voted at JNI Islamiyya Primary School in Tambuwal Town polling unit 011- Shiyar Ajiya, at exactly 11:48 a.m. Wamakko voted at Gidan Jaoje 003…
16 Jan 2019
Chief Bisi Akande, who turns 80 today, is one of the major actors in Nigeria’s political firmament. In this interview with Muyiwa Adeyemi (Head South West Bureau), Rotimi Agboluaje and Tosin Dada, he speaks on how he was wooed into politics, his first encounter with Chief Obafemi Awolowo, with a lamentation that politics has degenerated…
30 Oct 2018
On a working visit to Ondo State in 2001 as the Minister of Works and Housing inspecting federal projects, Chief Anthony Anenih, who died at the age of 85 last Sunday...
2 Jul 2018
A preliminary investigation into the cause of last week’s tanker explosion that claimed nine lives and over 50 vehicles in Lagos has revealed that the ill-fated truck was carrying twice its pulling capacity.
12 Apr 2018
The political atmosphere in Ogun State is cloudy, just 10 months to the general elections, and temperature is rising.
22 Mar 2018
In late 1978, or early 1979, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, one of Nigeria’s frontline political leaders and the leader of the newly-proclaimed Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN), came to Calabar in continuation of his presidential campaign tour.


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One of the passengers of the Kaduna-bound train that was attacked by terrorists in March has been shot in captivity. Daily Trust reported that a negotiator with terrorists disclosed the shooting of a passenger named Mohammed Al’amin. "I can confirm to you that the said passenger has been shot and the information is credible," Tukur…
23 mins ago
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has decried what it described as widespread misinformation about the infection, especially in Nigeria.
42 mins ago
The Federal Government is committed to improving the well-being of women, children, adolescents and the elderly in Nigeria, Health Minister Osagie Ehanire has said.
1 hour ago
The Nigerian Army has dismissed an online report on purported disquiet among its personnel over unpaid emoluments, and poor working conditions among others.
4 hours ago
The Fulani and Gbagi Community in Paiko Kore in Gwagwalada Area Council in Federal Capital Territory (FCT) yesterday engaged in a clash following the plan by the federal government to plant pasture in their community to reduce the moving around of cattle. The crisis started when the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Mohammed…