Soyinka Says Nigeria’s Post-Civil War Break-Up Tendency At All-Time High

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, says the tempo of disintegration of Nigeria has accelerated in the last few years beyond any known time since the Civil War. Soyinka said this during an interview on Arise Television on Tuesday. He said the only way to reverse the trend was…

It Is Our Collective Responsibility To Make Nigeria Work -Mudasiru Obasa

The Lagos State House of Assembly speaker, Hon. Mudasiru Obasa, has enjoined all Nigerians to be responsible in all matters relating to the Country. He said this as part of his Democracy Day speech which can be ready below: “As we mark another democracy day, it is worthy…

Buhari Orders Law Enforcement To Deal Decisively With Trouble-Makers

President Buhari confirms that he has ordered all arms of Law Enforcement to deal decisively with Bandits in the North-west and North-central zones of the country. “We are going to give the police and the military power to be ruthless and you watch it, in a few weeks…

Reps Order FIRS Boss, Nani, To Tender Resignation Over Poor Performance

The Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Services boss, Muhammad Nami, has been ordered by the House of Representatives’ Committee on Public Accounts to resign over his spate of poor performance in office. The committee, which condemned Nami for failing to honour its invitation to an investigative…

Twitter Ban, Violation of Fundamental Rights, Wrong Message To Investors – US Govt

•Twitter icon The United States has condemned the ban placed on Twitter in Nigeria, stating that it is a violation of Nigerians’ fundamental rights. The United States, in a statement by its Embassy in Nigeria on Saturday said “Nigeria’s constitution provides for freedom of expression. The Government’s recent…

Father Mbaka Banned From Partisan Politics After Penance

The Enugu Catholic Diocese has banned the Spiritual Director Adoration Ministry Enugu, Nigeria, Rev’d Fr. Ejike Mbaka, from commenting on partisan politics. The ban was contained in a letter his Bishop, Most Rev Callistus Onaga, conveyed to him after his penance. Also contained in the said letter was…

Twitter Ban, Dent On Constitutional Democracy – NBA

The Nigerian Bar Association has threatened to challenge in court, the decision of the Federal Government to suspend the operations of microblogging site Twitter in the country. NBA President, Olumide Akpata, who made this known in a statement on Friday night, described the government’s decision as illegal. It…

Insecurity: Buhari Breaks Silence, Vows To Treat Young Biafrian Agitators In A Language They Understand

These are indeed troubled times for Nigeria-the worst in her history perhaps. As would be expected of a president, balm should be rubbed on our collectively wounded national pride but on the contrary, Mr. President gave Nigerians the speech below: “I receive daily security reports on the attacks…

Students’ Coalition And Youth Groups Issue Strong Warning To APC Over “Unethical” Primaries

A coalition of students and youth groups have issued a strong warning to the All Progressives Congress’s leadership in Lagos state over what they described as “garrulous, unethical and an aberration to principles and values that governs the last primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) which brought…

Buhari Writes Senate In Move To Fast-Track Yahaya’s Appointment As Chief Of Army Staff

In a recent move to cement the position of his latest appointee, Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm the appointment of Major General Farouk Yahaya, as the Chief of Army Staff. Buhari, in a letter to the President of the Senate, urged the federal lawmakers to…
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