Category: Politics

Herdsmen set Falae’s Oil Palm Plantation on Fire

Multiple reports by Nigeria’s media said a section of the farm owned by a former secretary to the Federal Government, Chief Olu Falae has been set on fire. Herdsmen are being accused of torching the farm located in Ilado Village, Akure North Local Government of Ondo State. According to reports, the arsonists did not steal […]

Breaking News: George Weah Sworn in as Liberia’s 24th President

Football legend, George Weah, has been sworn in as the 24th President of the Republic of Liberia. Weah took his oath of office at exactly noon inside the 35,000 capacity Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Monrovia. At least eight African Heads of States, including President Muhammadu Buhari represented by Vice Present Yemi Osinbajo, and […]

Ajimobi’s 21 Ibadan Kings Sacked

Justice Olajumoke Aiki  of the Oyo State High Court has trashed the installation of 21 monarchs in Ibadan last August by Governor Abiola Ajimobi. The judge did this today by nullifying the process that led to the historic coronation:  the review of the 1957 Olubadan Chieftaincy Declaration and other Related Chieftaincies in Ibadan land by […]

Aisha Buhari’s Videos Sparks Discussion on Social Media

A series of videos posted by wife of the president Aisha Buhari is sparking a discussion on social media. In one video, Senator Isah Misau, representing Bauchi Central district is seen saying that “it’s as if (president Buhari) is not in charge. It’s as if some people are the ones in charge of this country. Even the DG NIA […]

”Let’s talk about restructuring” – Obasanjo

Former President, Chief Olusengun Obasanjo, has cautioned against hushing the call for restructuring in Nigeria. Obasanjo made the call while presenting a plaque to Prof. Ehosa Osaghae, the Convocation Lecturer at the National Open University (NOUN) on Friday in Abuja. “We should not sweep the quest for restructuring under the carpet. “Let us talk about […]

Trump’s Government Shuts Down

The United States government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration. According to Associated Press, last-minute negotiations crumbled as Senate Democrats blocked a four-week stopgap extension in a late-night vote, causing the fourth government shutdown in a […]

”Vote your conscience in 2019” – Tinubu

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has urged Nigerians to resist all appeals to ”unthinking passions and old prejudices” and instead follow their conscience in picking their next crop of leaders in 2019. At the annual Daily Trust Dialogue in Abuja today, he implored Nigerians not to allow politics […]

Niger Delta: ”Restructure Nigeria or We Will Attack Oil Installations” – Avengers

The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) has warned it would resume attacks on oil installations and facilities in the region. Mr. Murdoch Agbinibo, spokesperson of the militant group, said on Wednesday in a statement on their website that the attacks would be the “most deadly and will be targeting the deep sea operations of the multinationals.” […]

Defection Drama in Nigerian Senate

The Nigerian Senate, on Wednesday was thrown into a rowdy session as it was about recording the first official cross-carpeting for the year 2018. Senator Sonni Ogbuoji ( Ebonyi South) had come under order 43 of the rules of the Senate to announce his official defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling […]
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