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Contemplating Ebri in APC’s open race for national chair 

By Femi Soneye   It took President Muhammadu Buhari’s intervention to fault and reverse the decision by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) extending the tenure of the National Working Committee, NWC, which is expected to...

Dozens killed in deadly armed robbery attack in Kwara

The killing of 30 people during a bank robbery Thursday in Offa, Kwara state made it one of the deadliest on record in Nigeria. The armed robbers, who were about 30, blew up the entrances to the banks with dynamite...

We have no hidden religious agenda, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja called on religious leaders to work towards the broader goal of building a strong and unified nation, and avoid insinuations that could divide the populace, especially along religious lines. "Some voices, for political or...

As Buhari Navigates APC through the Storm by Patrick Obahiagbon

   I would like to state prestissimo, and from the outset of this lucubration, that I do not doubt the capacity of President Muhammadu Buhari to take our beleaguered nation out of the woods into which successive civilian administrations from...

Maina’s Reinstatement: House Committee Indictment is a politically tainted investigation

By Stephen Onyeukwu, Per Second News It’s no secret that most Nigerian’s believe the National Assembly is broken. They think the legislative arm is not working because it does not want to work. Conventional wisdom holds that the blame for...

2018 Budget: FG holds retreat with CEOs, accounting officers of MDAs

  The federal government will on saturday hold a mandatory retreat with Accounting officers and Chief Executive Officers from all Ministries, Departments and Agencies(MDAs). The retreat is to ensure effective implementation of the 2018 budget and address all identified inadequacies or...

Where is the Nigerian opposition? by Reuben Abati

Less than a year to the next general elections in Nigeria, the biggest deficit in the political process leading to that moment is the absence of a robust, virile and effective opposition. The role of the opposition in a...

Despite challenges, APC will winning 2019 – Niboro

Former presidential spokesman and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress(APC) in Delta state, Olorogun Ima Niboro, has said that despite the challenges facing the country the party will win with a sizeable margin in the 2019 elections. He also predicted...

Looters War: Amaechi, Fayemi, Babachir top list of undisclosed looters register

Former social media aide to President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, is unloading a barrage of attacks on president Muhammadu Buhari, questioning the fresh list of looters published by the minister of information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Sunday. "...

Diezani, Oduah and 21 others in fresh FG’s looters list

The federal government on Sunday night released 23 additional names of alleged treasury looters during the Goodluck Jonathan's government. In a statement by minister of information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the federal government will neither be intimidated nor blackmailed into silence,...
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Coronavirus: Nigeria’s cases rise by 553 in one-day record

  Nigeria has recorded 553 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, the highest daily rise since the outbreak...
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At last, 286 stranded Nigerians in China Arrive in Abuja, quarantined

    After several weeks of sending a ``Save-Our-Souls’’ to the Federal Government, the 286 Nigerians stranded in China as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown...

Brendan Rogers says he had coronavirus

  Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers says he "had no strength" after contracting the coronavirus in March. "I could hardly walk and it reminded me of...

Four years after, Pres. Buhari reconstitutes NNPC six-member board

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has got a new board following the expiration of the tenure of board members appointed in 2016 by...

Trump threatens protesters with ‘vicious dogs’ and ‘ominous weapons’

  Instead of quelling some of the outrage expressed by demonstrators near the White House who were protesting the killing of George Floyd, President Trump...