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21 May 2019
Nigerians again woke up to the alarm of another phantom coup d’état last Wednesday when the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai...
14 Apr 2019
Mr. Yinka Odumakin is the Publicity Secretary of Afenifere. He spoke on the crisis of Afenifere, how Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG) was established and why he left. He also discussed the need to restructure Nigeria...
6 Mar 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said the use of smart card readers (SCRs) is mandatory in Saturday’s governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections. INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, said this in Abuja yesterday. Okoye said the clarification became necessary following allegations, since the conduct of the…
25 Feb 2019
The Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has condemned alleged disenfranchisement and violent attacks on Ndigbo during last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections in Lagos. It lamented that the political merchants and their thugs did not only engineer disenfranchisement and violence on the Igbo community, but went as far as burning their votes en masse. Its…
22 Jan 2019
The Federal High Court, Abuja, has granted an order restraining the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Department of State Services (DSS) and the police from arresting Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode and Mr. Yinka Odumakin. Justice John Tsoho gave the order yesterday following an ex-parte motion filed by the duo, and which was argued by their…
18 Jan 2019
The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to stop the prosecution of Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) and resort to due process.
16 Jan 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has threatened to sue former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode and Afenifere chieftain, Yinka Odumakin for their claims that the commission sought to arrest the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen. In a statement signed by Tony Orilade, the acting head of media and publicity for the commission, EFCC…
16 Jan 2019
Economic Financial and Crimes Commission (EFCC) has debunked claims that it raided the house of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen. The acting spokesman, Tony Orilade, made this clarification in a statement issued yesterday in Abuja. Social media claims that the anti-graft agency invaded the residence of Onnoghen and placed him under house…
31 Dec 2018
The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to resist pressure from those allegedly bent on compromising the 2019 elections.
27 Dec 2018
The Nigeria Police Force yesterday denied reports that more than a hundred anti-riot policemen absconded from an ongoing training at the Special Forces School, Buni-Yadi, Yobe State.
16 Nov 2018
In just about three months to the 2019 election, there are strong indications that foreigners would be a determining factor in deciding the fate of the coming poll.
28 Aug 2018
Legal practitioners and rights activists have faulted a speech by President Muhammadu Buhari where he stated that national interest should have preeminence over the rule of law.


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Iran's foreign ministry on Saturday condemned a rocket attack against Baghdad airport that took place the previous day as an act that seeks to "destabilise" Iraq.
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Royal families in Ikeja, the capital of Lagos State, have kicked against the nomination of 33-year-old Temitope Ibikunle as the king-designate for the vacant stool of Olu of Ikeja.
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Ahead of the 2023 general polls, members of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Oyo State on Friday thronged the Government Secretariat, Agodi -Ibadan, on a “thank you visit“ to Gov. Seyi Makinde.
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Thousands of flights in the United States were canceled Saturday as parts of the East Coast braced for a shellacking by a powerful winter storm packing heavy snow and high winds
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Thousands of flights in the United States were canceled Saturday as parts of the East Coast braced for a shellacking by a powerful winter storm packing heavy snow and high winds.