Kogi governorship race heats up as General Patrick Akpa vies for APC ticket with Governor Bello

GOVERNOR Yahaya Bello is facing a stiff challenge as he seeks the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the forthcoming Kogi State governorship elections are Retired Major General Patrick Akpa has joined the gubernatorial race.



Governor Wike wants Britain to help Rivers State create neighbourhood safety corps agency

GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has asked the British government to support his administration in developing a State Neighbourhood Safety Corps Agency in a bid to guarantee security and protect lives and property.



Ohaneze Ndigbo warns that no land will be made available for cattle colonies across southeast

PAN-Igbo cultural association Ohaneze Ndigbo has warned that no land will be made available in Igboland to Fulani cattle herdsmen to enable them create ranches or livestock colonies.



Rochas declares judiciary is the Daniel that always comes out of the lion's den after court rules in his favour

FORMER Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha has described the Nigerian judiciary as the Daniel that has always comes out of the lion's den after federal high court ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) to issue h9m with a certificate of return.



Goodluck elected as chairman of African Union’s International Summit Council for Peace

FORMER president Dr Goodluck Jonathan has elected as the chairman of the continental body made up of former heads of state the African Union’s International Summit Council for Peace (ISCP).


At the newly inaugurated ISCP, Dr Jonathan was elected as its head at an international leadership conference in Johannesburg, South Africa. Speaking at the event, he urged the African Union (AU) to set minimum acceptable standards for appointing the leadership of electoral commissions.


Fela was spot on when he said Me and You No Dey For Di Same Category

By Ayo Akinfe 

(1) Who remembers this march in Paris in November 2015? In response to a terrorist attack, French President Francois Holland mobilised the whole world to come and join him on a march through the city 


Department of Petroleum Resources revokes the licences of six oil companies over huge debts

NIGERIA'S Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has revoked the oil mining licences (OML) of six energy firms after receiving a presidential directive to recover legacy debts which they owe the government.



African Union suspends Sudan after number of protesters killed in Khartoum rises to over 100

SUDAN has been suspended from the African Union (AU) with immediate effect in response to the upsurge of violence in the capital Khartoum that has seen dozens of innocent killed as protests against the military junta grows.



Zamfara's Governor Matawalle suspends Emir of Maru over his role in armed banditry

ZAMFARA State's Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle has approved the suspension of the Emir of Maru Alhaji Abubakar Cika Ibrahim and the district head of Kanoma Alhaji Yahaya Mohammed over their roles in the activities of bandits and armed Fulani herdsmen.



PDP claims Nigeria is returning to dictatorship following decision to suspend AIT and Ray Power

NIGERIA'S main opposition the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of seeking to turn the nation into a dictatorship following its recent decision to shut down media house Daar Communications.




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