Eid-el-Fitr: Ganduje Grants Amnesty to 500 Prisoners

Kano State Government on Sunday granted pardon to 500 inmates of prisons in the state to mark the Eid-el-Fitr. The state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, granted the pardon to the inmates at Central Prison, Kurmawa in the state capital, while addressing a cross-section of the convicts, shortly after the Eid prayer in the state capital. […]

The Politics of ‘Anointing’ in Rivers: Amaechi vs Abe

By Eric Elezuo In the recent past, it used to be politics of godfatherism, but the recent imbrogblio in the Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has added a new lease to the lexicon, changing it slightly to the politics of anointing. The politics of anointing is invariably a situation where one […]

Opinion: Need For Igbo-Yoruba Détente

By Chinweizu By the way there is historical evidence, from a well-placed non-Nigerian source, that the Igbo-Yoruba Cold War was needlessly unleashed by Zik in 1948, and not, as Igbo mythology has it, by Awo through the Carpet crossing in 1951. Here is the story of how Zik declared war on the Yoruba in 1948 […]

BREAKING: Many Feared Dead As Explosions Rock University Of Maiduguri

Some sources put the number of explosives that went off during the attack, believed to have been carried out by the Boko Haram insurgents, at over five   Multiple explosions on Sunday night rocked the University of Maiduguri in Borno State. Some sources put the number of explosives that went off during the attack, believed […]

I Never Insulted Igbos; It Was Photoshopped – Finance Minister Cries Out

Nigeria’s finance minister Kemi Adeosun has denied an insulting tweet aimed at the Igbos that purportedly emerged from her Twitter handle at the weekend. The tweet claimed that she was delighted that the south easterners were becoming more irrelevant in Nigeria’s economic setting. The tweet read: “I am happy that Igbos are gradually becoming insignificant […]

Budget 2017: Fashola Should Stop Spreading Half-Truths, Says Senate

The Senate has cautioned Minister of Works, Housing and Power, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, to stop spreading wrong information and half-truth about the 2017 budget as the legislators worked to ensure equity across the country on all new and outstanding projects.   In a statement by its spokesperson, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, the Senate noted that Mr. Fashola did not […]

Condemn Perpetrators Of Religious Crisis, CAN Tells Muslim Leaders

The Christian Association of Nigeria on Sunday called on Muslim leaders to speak out against those taking advantage of religion to commit crimes in the country. The organisation expressed the hope that the prayers offered by Muslim clerics during the period of Ramadan would be answered to heal the nation. CAN President, Dr Samson Ayokunle, […]

ISSUES: Is Nigeria A Free Nation Or A Conquered Vassal State? By Femi Fani-Kayode

“I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves”- Harriet Tubman How can anyone describe Nigeria as a free nation when Sheik Othman Dan Fodio, the hero of the core Muslim north, the father of the Fulani Caliphate and the first Mahdi of Nigeria once […]

VIDEO: Take Evans to T.B Joshua For Deliverance, Father of notorious kidnapper says

Stephen Onwuamadike, the father of the recently arrested billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudi “Evans” Dumeme, has come out to beg Nigerians to forgive his son for all his terrible crimes and also take him to Church for deliverance. In a newly released interview with Channels TV, he said; “I’m still pleading to Nigerians, everybody he offended that […]

Signatures Of Dead People Included To Recall Me, Dino Melaye Says

The senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye, says the signatures allegedly collected to influence his recall and forwarded to INEC were forged. Addressing journalists on Sunday in Lokoja, Mr. Melaye who said investigations had revealed that even the dead signed the recall across the seven area councils of the […]

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