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Fani-Kayode: Footsteps of the Forerunner

By Christie Obiaruko Ndukwe Just like a flash of lightning and the sound of the thunder, the media space was buzzing with the news of Femi Fani-Kayode’s defection to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, thereby ending weeks of speculations and rumors that he intends to abandon the opposition ship, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.…

Because Amaechi Is Involved: Love Him or Hate Him

By Obiaruko Christie Ndukwe Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has become a household name across every region. Rising from a child prodigy to the man with the magic touch in everything he lays his hands to do. Amaechi’s heart goes in even before the whistle is blown, from a powerful youthful Speaker to Governor and Minister of…

FG Goes Tough, Bans Importation of Refined Sugar, Derivatives from Free Trade Zones

The Federal Government has prohibited the importation of refined sugar and its derivatives from the nation’s Free Trade Zones (FTZs), in a bid to protect the sugar industry, which is governed by the Nigerian Sugar Master Plan (NSMP). The prohibition move, which came through a directive from the Minister, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment,…

We’re Better, Stronger Together, Says President Buhari at Bola Tinubu’s 12th Colloquium

President Muhammadu Buhari says in spite of occasional inter-ethnic tensions in the country, Nigerians agree on the need to stay together. The president stated this at the 12th Asiwaju Bola Tinubu Colloquium held in Kano on Monday. “Despite occasional inter-ethnic tensions in our national history, it seems to me that we have all agreed on…

President Buhari Defends Hike in Fuel Price

  President Muhammadu Buhari has once again defended and justified the recent hike in price of premium motor spirit (PMS) popularly known as petrol. The President on Thursday in his speech to mark the 60th independence anniversary of the country said the price of petrol in Nigeria is fair when compared to other oil-producing countries.…

President Buhari Applauds Election Process In Edo

President Muhammadu Buhari has applauded the electoral process in Edo State which led to the victory of Governor Godwin Obaseki as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). In a statement, the president also congratulated the Obaseki on his victory at the governorship election held on Saturday, 19 September 2020. The President, in the…

June 12: Abiola’s Posthumous Honour And The 2019 Election Politics, By Omoshola Deji

Nigerians assembled at the polls on June 12, 1993 to expunge dictatorship and usher in purposeful leadership. The widely acclaimed free, fair and credible presidential election, presumably won by Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola, was annulled by the General Ibrahim Babangida led military regime. Abiola was incarcerated by successive military government(s) till he died in…

Time to End Sahara Reporter’s Diet of Lies, By Abdulkadir Inuwa Suleiman

If Sahara Reporters (SR) peddles its falsehood nine times it is necessary to reply the online rag ten times. SR, in executing its latest brief, has thrown decorum to the dogs as it scaled up its attacks on the President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Mr Abba Kyari. Fair disclosure. This response to SR’s bunkum…

Brexit: Buhari Regrets Cameron’s Resignation

**Hails His Courage President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, June 24, 2016, said he regrets the resignation of British Prime Minister, David Cameron, which will come into effect in October. Buhari said Nigeria has enjoyed remarkable goodwill, support and understanding under the capable leadership of the outgoing Prime Minister over the years. In a statement issued…