The Kano State Police Command has arrested seven persons for participating in Wednesday’s protest following the reported contradiction in the judgment of the Court of Appeal sacking Governor Abba Yusuf.
As a result, the Concerned Yoruba Community in Kano expressed … Read the rest
On or around March 20, 2023, two days after the ballot into the offices of state governors and state legislators which took place on March 18, one Seun Osewa (pictured) issued what he ostentatiously titled “An Apology to the Igbo … Read the rest
By Farooq Kperogi
Centuries before colonialism and the British-supervised formation of Nigeria, much of what we know today as northern and western Nigeria have had robust encounters.
The past few months have ignited impassioned and frenzied political brickbats between the … Read the rest
Obafemi Awolowo & Ladoke Akintola
As a Nigerian ideological statement, the prioritisation of the politics of consumption over the politics of development gathered momentum in the wake of the Action Group crisis and the supremacist struggle that ensued between the late Chiefs Obafemi Awolowo and … Read the rest
Yemi Osinbajo and Bola Tinubu
Most of the politicians whose names have been mentioned in connection with Nigeria’s 2023 Presidential election, either as a hopeful or an aspirant would readily tell you it is too early to talk about the next election. Don’t buy that.
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Former Aviation Minister, Fani-Kayode has hinted that the presidential ambition of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu is good for Yoruba people and that his presidency would not stop the agitation for Oduduwa Republic.… Read the rest
On January 9, 2021, operatives of Amotekun – the quasi-state police outfit of south-western Nigeria – went to Aiyete in Ibarapa LGA, Oyo state, on a mission to arrest suspected kidnappers based on “intelligence” from the local communities. At the … Read the rest
It was in 2009. The Appeal Court sitting in Ilorin ordered a rerun in a number of polling units in the election between Segun Oni of PDP and Dr Kayode Fayemi of ACN.
Oni had in the main election and … Read the rest
Nigeria will be 60 years old as a formally independent country on Thursday, but the divisibility and tiresomely endless feuding that have emerged as some of its defining features since its forced birth more than a century ago show no … Read the rest
Veteran actor, Babatunde Omidina, famously known as Babasuwe has debunked the rumour of his death, describing the development as sad and uncalled for.
News of Babasuwe’s death rumour filtered into town and social media platforms in the early hours of … Read the rest