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The presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress for the 2023 general elections, has no doubt become the most sought after commodity in the country. Despite its somewhat prohibitive price tag of N100 million, just like any other luxury items seen as status symbols in Nigeria, politicians of different shades...
By Femi Fani-Kayode Make of the following what you will and work out the implications. Of the 13 leaders that have led our country since 1960 seven were working for the British MI6 and/or the American CIA. Only the remaining six were working solely for Nigeria. The other seven were firmly...
Nigerians, again, on Thursday, after the Council of State meeting, had their sensibilities assaulted with the announcement of state Pardon for former Governors Joshua Dariye of Plateau State and Rev Jolly Nyame of Taraba State. Announcing the state pardon for the two convicted former governors, whose convictions were upheld by...
The most anticipated declaration finally came on Monday morning, as Vice President Yemi Osinbajo officially declared his intention to contest for the office of President, Federal Republic of Nigeria at the 2023 general elections. Osinbajo's long in coming declaration was the most anticipated because of the controversies that surrounded his...
Barring any last minute eventualities, about 4000 delegates from across the country will gather at the Eagles Square in the nation’s capital, Abuja for the much anticipated National Convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The APC national convention has been long expected and in the works for about...
By Adaoha Ugo-Ngadi (Mrs) There was no missing March 8 on the global calendar for women. It has been forty-five years since the United Nations (UN) singled out that date to celebrate women, many years after being held under by a male-dominated wold system. The early signs of emancipation had come...
By Alfred Imokeme Every sadistic narcissist has his plan in place before embarking on their hysterical wars, just like Obaseki is seen doing in every gathering he calls for. The narcissist is never the problem, the people are. They blame others for their own failures, never themselves. They want to make...
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in the adjusted timetable for the 2023 general elections, has slated the presidential election of 2023 for February 25, the same day elections into the National Assembly is expected to hold. By the new timetable, the presidential election is less than a year, that...
The Ebonyi State House of Assembly has been in the news lately, with impeachment, alleged resignation from the House and curious declaration of seats vacant. For many, who do not know the background history of these actions, it looked curious how three lawmakers, including the sitting Deputy Speaker of the...
What started like a rumour, a whisper and as a matter of gossip, has eventually blown out and in such a messy manner and with no holding back approach; that is the frosty or putting more succinctly, the sour relationship between the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress...