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Insecurity: We’ve Agreed to Start Taking Visible Actions – Obasanjo
Insecurity: We’ve Agreed to Start Taking...

Insecurity: We’ve Agreed to Start Taking Visible Actions – Obasanjo

Arising from their Abuja meeting, elder statesmen in the country under the auspices of Committee for the Goodness of Nigeria, CGN, have refused to publicize the outcome of their meeting. Commenting on the resolution, former President Olusegun Obasanjo told reporters on Abuja that the CGN had agreed... read more »

FG, South-East Leaders Commit to Unity, ...

FG, South-East Leaders Commit to Unity, Stability of Region, Nigeria

… Zone disowns calls for secession A delegation from the Federal Government led by the Minister of Defence, Retired Maj. Gen. Bashir Magashi, Governors of the five States of the South-East and other leaders of political, religious and traditional institutions in the zone rose from a closed-door... read more »

Tinubu: Presidency Clarifies Buhari’s Comment on 2023 Zoning
Tinubu: Presidency Clarifies Buhari’s Co...

Tinubu: Presidency Clarifies Buhari’s Comment on 2023 Zoning

The Presidency has debunked reports that President Muhammadu Buhari made reference to the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, when he mentioned Lagos in his interview on Arise TV on Thursday. The clarification was issued in a statement by Senior Special Assistant,... read more »

Femi Adesina: Let’s Garland Ben Ayade
Femi Adesina: Let’s Garland Ben Ayade

Femi Adesina: Let’s Garland Ben Ayade

I felt like embracing Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade, a couple of weeks back when he left the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC). Was that because I work with a President elected on the platform of the APC? Not necessarily so. Yes, I’ve never... read more »

Imo Deputy Governor Denies Resignation Allegations
Imo Deputy Governor Denies Resignation A...

Imo Deputy Governor Denies Resignation Allegations

Imo Deputy Governor Prof. Placid Njoku has dismissed reports he has resigned, dismissing them as baseless. Njoku, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Ozioma Ukwuoma, insisted the reports have no iota of truth, attributing them to those who had been working to destabilize the state The... read more »

Bauchi Governor Sacks Commissioners, SSG, CoS

Bauchi Governor Sacks Commissioners, SSG, CoS

Bauchi Governor Bala Mohammed has dissolved the State Executive Council with immediate effect. The Governor also sacked Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Sabiu Baba and the... read more »

IPOB Lawyer, Ejiofor Narrates Ideal After Army, Police Invasion of his Residence, Death of Aide

IPOB Lawyer, Ejiofor Narrates Ordeal After Army, Police Invasion of his Residence, Death o...

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, has explained how he survived an army, police invasion of his residence at the weekend. Ejiofor in a statement issued on... read more »

Donald Trump Commends Nigeria’s Twitter Ban, Encourages Other Countries to Emulate Same

Donald Trump Commends Nigeria’s Twitter Ban, Encourages Other Countries to Emulate Same

Erstwhile President of the United States of America, Donald Trump has lauded Nigeria for banning Twitter, urging more countries to do the same. The Federal Government of Nigeria on Friday... read more »

 We’re in Depressing Times, We Need Each Other to Get Through – Kate Henshaw

We’re in Depressing Times, We Need Each Other to Get Through – Kate Henshaw

Iconic Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw, has asked Nigerians to be one another’s keeper in this time, which she describes as ‘depressing times’. Henshaw made the call in a tweet on... read more »

Police IG Issues Order to Officers Ahead of June 12 Protest

Police IG Issues Order to Officers Ahead of June 12 Protest

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, has issued a directive to officers across the federation to clamp down on any person or group who may want to capitalise on the June 12 Democracy... read more »