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Nigerians, in the last one week have been bombarded with what has become Tinubu's London photo-ops, as pictures of visits to him continue to trend on the internet, and off course, when it does happen, it becomes big news! It will be recalled that the National Leader of the All...
That the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is in crisis is a known fact, as Nigerians, for over a week now, have been regaled with news of attempts at forcing the National Chairman of the party, Prince Uche Secondus to resign. Secondus, is the only chairman of the PDP...
Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Alhaji Kyari has dominated media spaces since early Thursday, when reports emerged of his dealings with an alleged international fraudster, Ramon Abbas, famously known as Hushpuppi. Hushpuppi, an internet celebrity, who became famous for his penchant for flaunting his expensive and luxurious lifestyle on his...
President Muhammadu Buhari, as it has become the tradition, gave his Sallah goodwill message for the 2021 Eid-el-Kabir celebrations. Aside felicitating with Muslim faithful, President Buhari took time to lament the high cost of living in the country, especially as it affects the prices of food. He identified flooding as having...
Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State naturally cuts the picture of a quiet and pliant politician, at least, before his current metamorphosis to one that tend to talk too much and, most times expressing what many Nigerians now consider warped and thoughtless utterances. The governor of Buhari's home state...
Reactions over the rape of the wishes of Nigerians by the National Assembly in rejecting the insertion of a provision for the electronic transmission of election results in the amended Electoral Act has continued to rage. Nigerians, from all walks of life, have condemned the action of both the Senate...
The news of the rejection of the nomination of the Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was received with sigh of relief by many Nigerians. The reaction of Nigerians to the news, which was...
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State may have been cowed by the strong stance of the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, over the return of the stolen Benin artifacts from Germany. The Oba and Governor Obaseki have sharply disagreed on which institution, between the royal palace of Benin and...
Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is no doubt a special human being and one that brings both the best and the worst out of people, even when it is against their wishes or clearly illegal. The frenzy that attended the re-arrest of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has...
President Muhammadu Buhari, at the weekend, again stirred another round of controversies, when he dismissed calls for restructuring of the country, asking what the advocates of restructuring want to restructure. The President, also, in what appears to be an evidence of his fixation on war, said those calling for restructuring...