Category: Politics

Children’s day: Dino Melaye celebrates men who report their wives to their mothers
Politics

Children’s day: Dino Melaye celebrates men who report their wives to their mothers

Mariam Ayodeji- May 28, 2021

Nigerian politician Dino Melaye has taken to Instagram to celebrate some type of men today, children’s day. According to Dino, men who report their wives to ... Read More

NASS REPUBLIC: Deafening calls for state of emergency. Two other stories, and a quote to remember
Politics

NASS REPUBLIC: Deafening calls for state of emergency. Two other stories, and a quote to remember

Kunle Adeleye- May 13, 2021

Members of the House of Representatives, last week, suggested a solution to Nigeria’s security challenges to President Muhammadu Buhari. The suggestion is one that some ... Read More

2023: It’ll be injustice if Nigeria’s next president is not Igbo –Moghalu
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2023: It’ll be injustice if Nigeria’s next president is not Igbo –Moghalu

Kunle Adeleye- May 7, 2021

Kingsley Moghalu is a politician, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, and academic whose presidential ambition in 2019 general elections inspired millions of ... Read More

Why PDP considers Atiku, Saraki, Tambuwal as possible presidential Candidates
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Why PDP considers Atiku, Saraki, Tambuwal as possible presidential Candidates

Kunle Adeleye- May 5, 2021

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, former Senate President Bukola Saraki, and Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State are the main contenders for the Peoples Democratic ... Read More

Anambra APC Governorship Aspirants Grow Cold Feet As Insecurity Persists
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Anambra APC Governorship Aspirants Grow Cold Feet As Insecurity Persists

Kunle Adeleye- May 2, 2021

The fire appears to have gone out of the ambition of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the race for the Anambra State Gov­ernment House, ... Read More

LIVE: [Platform 2021] Is Devolution Of Powers The Solution To Nigeria’s Problem?
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LIVE: [Platform 2021] Is Devolution Of Powers The Solution To Nigeria’s Problem?

Kunle Adeleye- May 1, 2021

The Platform, a series of events designed to facilitate growth in the areas of personal capacity, productivity and National Development within Nigeria, is hosted by ... Read More

QuickRead: Pantami gets handshake, Uzodinma tastes terror. Three other stories we tracked and why they matter
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QuickRead: Pantami gets handshake, Uzodinma tastes terror. Three other stories we tracked and why they matter

Kunle Adeleye- April 25, 2021

During the week in review, the Presidency gave Nigerians a rude shock by publicly lending its support to the embattled Minister of Communications and Digital ... Read More

Chadians Plunged Into The Unknown With Deby’s Death
Politics

Chadians Plunged Into The Unknown With Deby’s Death

Kunle Adeleye- April 22, 2021

The call to prayer rang out as usual from mosques and market stalls hawking colourful fabrics reopened, but residents in Chad’s capital feared for their ... Read More

QuickRead: APC’s rocking boat. Four other stories we tracked and why they matter
Politics

QuickRead: APC’s rocking boat. Four other stories we tracked and why they matter

Kunle Adeleye- April 18, 2021

 In the week in review, the Director-General of the Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), Salisu Lukman, frantically waved the red flag concerning some uncomfortable developments within ... Read More

Monte Carlo Masters: Dan Evans beats David Goffin to reach semi-finals
Politics

Monte Carlo Masters: Dan Evans beats David Goffin to reach semi-finals

Paul Fakayejo- April 16, 2021

British number one Dan Evans came from a set down to beat Belgium's David Goffin and reach the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters. Read ... Read More

Bukola Saraki, Wife Remember Gbegi Ojora 10 Years After Death
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Bukola Saraki, Wife Remember Gbegi Ojora 10 Years After Death

Paul Fakayejo- April 10, 2021

Former Senate President Bukola Saraki and his wife Toyin Saraki on Saturday paid tributes to the late Prince Adegboyega Ojora aka Gbegi on his 10th ... Read More

ICYMI: Who are the real bandits: Those in the bush or the public officials? —Prof Pat Utomi
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ICYMI: Who are the real bandits: Those in the bush or the public officials? —Prof Pat Utomi

Kunle Adeleye- April 6, 2021

An economist, Professor Pat Utomi has lamented that Nigeria wastes a lot of resources that can be put to good use for the benefit of ... Read More

SPECIAL REPORT: Residents lament as flood, refuse, take over Agege-Pen-Cinema few weeks after commissioning of flyover
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SPECIAL REPORT: Residents lament as flood, refuse, take over Agege-Pen-Cinema few weeks after commissioning of flyover

Kunle Adeleye- March 26, 2021

Barely three weeks after the commissioning of the Agege-Pen-Cinema Flyover Bridge by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, with a lot of pomp and fanfare, ... Read More

QuickRead: Saraki begs, Attahiru blows hot. Three other stories we tracked and why they matter
Politics

QuickRead: Saraki begs, Attahiru blows hot. Three other stories we tracked and why they matter

Kunle Adeleye- March 21, 2021

Former Senate President and stalwart of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bukola Saraki, made news headlines during the week in review when he made a ... Read More

LAGOS METRO LINE: How far can Sanwo-Olu go with a 17-year project started by Jakande?
Politics

LAGOS METRO LINE: How far can Sanwo-Olu go with a 17-year project started by Jakande?

Kunle Adeleye- February 22, 2021

Another governor, another promise of a metro line to cure Lagos of its perennial traffic problem, but this promise is just one of many projects ... Read More

QuickRead: Buhari’s reward style. Four other stories we tracked and why they matter
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QuickRead: Buhari’s reward style. Four other stories we tracked and why they matter

Kunle Adeleye- February 15, 2021

The contentious nomination of the former Service Chiefs as non-career Ambassadors, by President Muhammadu Buhari, will not go away in a hurry as it still ... Read More

LongRead: So, where’s Aisha Buhari, the First Lady who dared the presidency?
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LongRead: So, where’s Aisha Buhari, the First Lady who dared the presidency?

Kunle Adeleye- February 14, 2021

 The gathering storm When an online news platform reported in December 2020 that Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari, had quietly relocated to Dubai since September ... Read More

ANALYSIS… The agitation to re-occupy Lekki Toll Gate is a bad idea; dissecting desperate issues therein
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ANALYSIS… The agitation to re-occupy Lekki Toll Gate is a bad idea; dissecting desperate issues therein

Kunle Adeleye- February 13, 2021

The #EndSARS protests began in the first week of October 2020, when a video went viral on social media showing an operative with the now-defunct ... Read More

QuickRead: Buhari’s double-barrel ‘attack’. Four other stories we tracked and why they matter
Politics

QuickRead: Buhari’s double-barrel ‘attack’. Four other stories we tracked and why they matter

Kunle Adeleye- February 8, 2021

Last week, one of the most dominant news items Nigerians talked about with great relish was the extension of the tenure of the former Inspector ... Read More

2023: Only God Can Tell Who Will Become Nigeria’s President – Transport Minister
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2023: Only God Can Tell Who Will Become Nigeria’s President – Transport Minister

Kunle Adeleye- February 8, 2021

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has dismissed suggestions that he is being touted as the country’s next president, noting that only God knows Nigeria’s ... Read More