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Why We All Should Be Activists In 2015 By Joel Pereyi

Why We All Should Be Activists In 2015 By Joel Pereyi

Literary gem, J.P Clark, in his celebrated poem; The Casualties, wrote:“The casualties are not only those who are dead. They are well out of it, though they await burial by installment. The casualties are not only those who are escaping. The shattered shall become prisoners in a fortress of falling walls…The casualties are many, and a good member as well ... Read More »

Angelina Jolie Considering Politics

Angelina Jolie Considering Politics

Angelina Jolie,39, revealed she’s considering taking her career in an even more unexpected direction, with a move away from film, into politics. Talking to UK news outlet ITV News, the actress said her UN work, and the direction that it takes, is always based on a desire to make the most difference. “I’ve always gone where I thought I was ... Read More »

Jonathan “Wholly Rejects” Allegations by Buhari

Jonathan “Wholly Rejects” Allegations by Buhari

President Jonathan in a statement responding to General Buhari’s charges against the PDP administration, “wholly reject the allegations made by General Buhari against the Jonathan’s administration at the declaration of his intention to contest the 2015 presidential elections.” According to the statement articulated by his spokesman, Dr. Reuben Abati, the president said, “We have noted with disappointment and regret, the ... Read More »

Is Something Truly Wrong With Us?: A Call For Introspection And Internal Reflection! By ‘Tosin Ayo’

Is Something Truly Wrong With Us?: A Call For Introspection And Internal Reflection! By ‘Tosin Ayo’

Was Nigeria built to fail? Was the black man deliberately made to be thoughtless? Did our leaders deliberately ‘dis educate’ and disorientate us? Are we Africans truly white people who didn’t fully develop into humans? Who inflicted the black man with the mentality of inferiority? How exactly did we get here? Okay, let me explain what I mean. Over 2,500 ... Read More »

I Did Not Endorse Buhari For Presidential Ticket Saraki Says

I Did Not Endorse Buhari For Presidential Ticket Saraki Says

Contrary to unconfirmed reports that he may have thrown his weight behind the aspiration of former head of state, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), Senator Bukola Saraki said he not endorsed any of the aspirants seeking the presidential ticket under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Senator Saraki’s clarification came on the heels of a newspaper report on Monday. ... Read More »

Court Judgment Is A Sign I Will Reclaim My Mandate – Murtala Nyako

Court Judgment Is A Sign I Will Reclaim My Mandate – Murtala Nyako

Impeached governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako has expressed delight at the sack of Acting Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri. He made his position known yesterday in a statement through his Director of Press and Publicity, Ahmad Sajoh, after the inauguration of ex-Deputy Governor Bala Ngilari who was reinstated as governor by a Federal High Court yesterday. The statement said: “His Excellency ... Read More »

APC Raises Alarm Over Fake Delegates Forms

APC Raises Alarm Over Fake Delegates Forms

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has raised an alarm over the circulation of fake delegate forms in some states and has called on members of the party to disregard them. An official of the party informed reporters on telephone that the party has on the directive of the national secretary of the party, Mai Mala Buni, issued a circular to ... Read More »

I Touched 2face’s Life – Kenny St Best Speaks On Her Political Ambition

I Touched 2face’s Life – Kenny St Best Speaks On Her Political Ambition

Gospel artiste and Vice President of Kennis Music recently declared her intention to run for Lagos State House of Assembly under the All Progressives Congress, APC. Speaking on why she delved into politics, she told Punch “Every night I pass through Opebi Road and see young girls (sex workers) I feel sad and it is worrisome that they keep increasing ... Read More »

Senate C’ttee Asks INEC To Stop New Polling Units…Reps Suspend Debate On Electoral Act

Senate C’ttee Asks INEC To Stop New Polling Units…Reps Suspend Debate On Electoral Act

The Senate Committee on Electoral Matters has written to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) asking it to stop the creation of additional 30,000 polling units across the country. Committee chairman Andy Uba told journalists in Abuja yesterday that while the idea behind the creation of additional units was good, the timing was wrong and as such it must be ... Read More »

Breaking: Amaju Pinnick Elected New NFF President

Breaking: Amaju Pinnick Elected New NFF President

At the end of the second round of voting, Delta FC chairman Amaju Pinnick has been elected as the new president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). In the first round, Pinnick took the lead with 25 votes, while Taiwo Ogunjobi from Osun polled 9 votes. Dominic Iorfa from Benue State was able to get 6 votes. while Shehu Diko ... Read More »

2015 Presidential Elections ; Buhari Makes Statement Today

2015 Presidential Elections ; Buhari Makes Statement Today

All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirant, General Muhammadu Buhari, will today be addressing the nation on a number of issues. A statement issued yesterday by General Buhari’s media office, said the APC leader would be addressing  an amalgam of youths  groups known as the Buhari Youths Group that have been urging him to run as president of Nigeria in 2015. ... Read More »

Nigeria Is Not Working; Not A Nation By Adebayo Taiwo Hassan

Nigeria Is Not Working; Not A Nation By Adebayo Taiwo Hassan

However unpleasant, we must be frankly truthful about who we are, our history and what future holds for us a society. Perhaps, that would cause us regret, sober reflection, the spirits to correct the mistakes and ultimately bequeath a better society to the posterity. Such is the frankness and grimness presented by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in HALF OF A YELLOW ... Read More »

Soyinkaism:  We Deserve No Nihilist By WHYTE HABEEB IBIDAPO

Soyinkaism:  We Deserve No Nihilist By WHYTE HABEEB IBIDAPO

The unleashing viperous cult like Boko Haram on peaceful citizens qualifies as a crime against humanity, and deserves that very dimension in its resolution. If a people must survive, the reign of impunity must end. Truth – in all available detail – is in the interest, not only of Nigeria, the sub-region and the continent, but of the international community ... Read More »

APC Condemns Attempt To Cover Up The $9.3 Million Scandal By FG

APC Condemns Attempt To Cover Up The $9.3 Million Scandal By FG

Opposition party The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the obvious attempt by the PDP-led Federal Government, working with some members of the National Assembly, to cover up the smuggling of 9.3 million US dollars to South Africa on a private plane, saying the cover-up plans will fail because the issues involve transcend Nigeria. In a statement issued in Lagos ... Read More »

WHY I DROPPED  PRESIDENTIAL AMBITION – RIBADU SPEAKS

WHY I DROPPED PRESIDENTIAL AMBITION – RIBADU SPEAKS

Former presidential candidate of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, has given reasons  why he abandoned his presidential ambition to contest the governorship primary of the Peoples Democratic Party for the Adamawa     State governorship poll. Mallam Ribadu, speaking  after he submitted his nomination form  with journalists at the national headquarters of the PDP in   ... Read More »