Author: Morenike Adebayo

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Meanwhile, The Forum of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Osun State House of Assembly Candidates, on Tuesday strongly condemned what it termed the unlawful and barbaric acts of the police over the arrest of its governorship candidate in the last election, Senator Ademola Adeleke. The forum expressed this view in a statement issued and signed by […]

The presidency has denied offering N100 billion naira to the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN). Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity debunked claims that the amount was seen to appease the association over the reported killing by some herdsmen. The presidential spokesman explained that the […]

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday said children benefiting from the Federal Government’s School Feeding Programne have increased to nine-point-three million across the country. Osinbajo made this known in Ado Ekiti while inaugurating the Homegrown School Feeding Programme at St Michael’s Primary School, Ajilosun. According to him, Ekiti has become the 31st state to cue […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the expectations of Nigerians will be met and he will not let them down after giving him the opportunity to serve a second term in office. President Buhari who spoke on Tuesday after attending the daily Quranic interpretations marking the month of Ramadhan fast at the State House Mosque, […]

In December of 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari triumphantly declared that Boko Haram had been “technically” defeated. However, reports have recently surfaced revealing that the terrorist group has resumed its attacks.   As recently as yesterday, the 14th of January, reports claimed that Boko Haram insurgents carried out an attack on the villages of Damasak and […]

For the past few days, residents of Maiduguri have made a rather unique complaint about their power supply. While Nigerians are usually rightfully indignant about the lack of sufficient electricity in most parts of the country, Maiduguri residents instead complained about having a 24-hour power supply. Yes, you heard that right. Residents of Maiduguri argued […]

On Tuesday 4th of December, a Judicial Commission of Inquiry was set up to investigate the collapse of a 7-storey building in Port Harcourt. Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State set up the commission to investigate the circumstances leading to the building’s collapse in November. The collapse of the building, which was still under construction […]

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris recently commended President Buhari for approving increments to the salaries of Nigerian police officers. According to Buhari, the increase occurred in the hopes of increasing the performance index of the police and strengthening Nigeria’s internal security system.   The increase has attracted a lot of praise from high-profile […]

It is rather comical how Nigerian leaders refuse to leave politics years after their tenure in office has elapsed. It is even more so when these leaders blame their political losses on basic things that occur in all democracies.   According to Goodluck Jonathan, he lost the 2015 election because the PDP governors plotted against […]

According to Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, about three hundred and thirty-four thousand policemen are currently policing Nigeria. This means that the police force forms about zero point one-seven per cent of the total population.   This figure is nowhere near enough to uphold the rule of law in Nigeria. Many have acknowledged that […]

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