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Nigeria Becoming a Failed State, a Basket Case Under Buhari- Obasanjo Lampoons President
Nigeria Becoming a Failed State, a Baske...

Nigeria Becoming a Failed State, a Basket Case Under Buhari- Obasanjo Lampo...

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said Nigeria is gradually becoming a failed state and a basket case that urgently needs to be pulled from the verge of collapse. He said this in Abuja on Thursday while delivering a speech titled, ‘Moving Nigeria Away from Tipping Over’ at a consultative... read more »

Northern Elders Forum's Position on the Proposed Constitutional Review
Northern Elders Forum’s Position o...

Northern Elders Forum’s Position on the Proposed Constitutional Revie...

Northern Elders Forum Position on the Proposed Constitutional Review by the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Statement of Northern Elders Forum(NEF) on the Senate’s Call for Memoranda on Review of the Constitution. Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has taken note of the published invitation... read more »

Nigeria – Are You A Unionist Or A Secessionist?
Nigeria – Are You A Unionist Or A Secess...

Nigeria – Are You A Unionist Or A Secessionist?

25th August 2020   Given the bloody events in Nigeria, I strongly urge us to dialogue not only at national, but also at international levels regarding what I have termed the “territorial credence*” of Nigeria. That is, how real is this country called Nigeria? Such a dialogue is needed, and... read more »

Reps Fault Chinese Loan Terms, as FG Confirms Sovereignty Clause
Reps Fault Chinese Loan Terms, as FG Con...

Reps Fault Chinese Loan Terms, as FG Confirms Sovereignty Clause

The House of Representatives has frowned at the sovereignty clause in Nigeria’s loan agreement with China, describing it as dangerous. Nicholas Ossai, Chairman of the House Committee on Treaties, Protocols and Agreements stated this at the investigative hearing on external loans and commercial... read more »

Ortom Advocates Gun License to Responsible Nigerians as Solution to Insecurity
Ortom Advocates Gun License to Responsib...

Ortom Advocates Gun License to Responsible Nigerians as Solution to Insecur...

  Samuel Ortom, Governor of Benue State, has called on the Federal Government to issue gun licenses to responsible citizens to wield assault rifles like AK47 as a responsive measure to curtail the spate of insecurity in the country. Ortom, however, said the move should be regulated by a well... read more »

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Opinion: The Deceit Of Amending the Null and Void 1999 Nigeria Constitution

Opinion: The Deceit Of Amending the Null and Void 1999 Nigeria Constitution

11th August 2020   For the sake of authenticity and thus validity, Nigeria’s Constitution must truly be made by the people, and not be imposed upon the people (unawares) as was the... read more »

NDDC Issues Senator Two weeks Ultimatum to Refund N2.5bn for Failed Contracts

NDDC Issues Senator Two weeks Ultimatum to Refund N2.5bn for Failed Contracts

Case pending before two courts, letter has not reached me – Nwaoboshi The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has hit back at the Nigerian Senate, asking Chairman, Senate... read more »

Edo Poll Update: Idiaye Impeached as Edo Assembly Deputy Speaker

Edo Poll Update: Idiaye Impeached as Edo Assembly Deputy Speaker

Yekini Idiaye, Deputy Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly has been impeached. He was relieved of his position on Wednesday during a plenary of the Assembly in the capital city of... read more »

Akpabio’s Contract Beneficiaries list genuine- NDDC

Akpabio’s Contract Beneficiaries List Genuine- NDDC

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has given credence to the list of contract beneficiaries made public by the Minister of Niger Delta affairs, Godswill Akpabio. The minister had... read more »

Edo 2020: Shaibu Claims Oshiomhole Paid Deputy Speaker N40m to Support APC

Edo 2020: Shaibu Claims Oshiomhole Paid Deputy Speaker N40m to Su...

Philip Shaibu, Deputy Governor of Edo State has alleged that deputy speaker of the state House of Assembly, Yekini Idiaye was paid N40m by the erstwhile National Chairman of the ruling All... read more »