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Youths protesting the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa on Wednesday made a bonfire on the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Road, Lugbe, Abuja, a few metres from a South African franchise, Shoprite Mall. Billowing smoke from the bonfire paralysed vehicular traffic on the Expressway as security agents mounted guard over the shopping mall which […]

The Presidency has insisted that contrary to the claims of the South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Monroe, foreigners, particularly Nigerians, were targeted in the recent attacks in South Africa. Mr Munroe had stated on Tuesday during a media briefing with Nigeria’s Foreign Affairs Ministry, that the attacks in South Africa are not xenophobic […]

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has charged the Police, Military and Department of State Services (DSS) high commands to, without further delay, secure the release of its National Youth Leader, Hon. SKE Ude-Okoye, who was attacked and abducted by gunmen in Enugu on Monday. In a statement by its spokesman, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP […]

The Member representing Bayelsa Central Senatorial district in the National Assembly, Senator Douye Diri, has emerge winner of the PDP Governorship Primary. He clinched the Party’s ticket with a total of 561, to beat his closest Rival, Timi Alaibe, who got 365 votes out of 1,244 votes cast. The total number of registered delegates was […]

Angry set of protesters loot alleged foreign-owned shops today in a new wave of violence targeting foreign nationals in the Johannesburg suburb of Turffontein on September 2, 2019 as a result South Africa and Nigeria stepped security on Wednesday after deadly attacks on foreign-owned stores in Johannesburg triggered reprisal assaults on South African businesses in […]

The bail request by a former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof Maurice Iwu over alleged fraud of N1.23bn has been set at N1bn with two sureties in like sum. One of the sureties, according to Justice Chuka Obiozor, who ruled on the bail application on Friday, said, must own a landed […]

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has condemned President Muhammadu’s approach in superintending the security of Nigerians by equating it with ‘all talk and no action’. In a series of tweets and Facebook post on Monday, Atiku recalled in nostalgia the calm and security that pervaded the country decades ago, in his growing up years. “We did […]

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has written another letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, warning that the “nation is at the precipice, dangerously reaching the tipping point Obasanjo in the letter expressed worry over incessant killings across Nigeria. According to him, the issue of killings can no longer be ignored or treated with nonchalance. He said it […]

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 […]

Thousands of residents of Ekiti and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday thronged the Ekiti Parapo Pavilion to witness the swearing-in of Dr Kayode Fayemi and Chief Adebisi Egbeyemi as Governor and Deputy Governor of the state. Fayemi, a former Minister of Mines and Steel, was sworn in as the six governor […]


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