Form A Political Party If You’re Popular, Politicians Tell Kanu

The National Chairman of the Independent Democrats, Chief Edozie Madu, has called on the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu to form a political party if he ‘ thinks  his movement is popular’. The Independent Democrats Chairman spoke in Awka, the Anambra State capital, on Tuesday, while inaugurating the party’s

Coming generation scares me…real hard

While we have been busy talking about Nigeria of today, I wonder if we have spared a thought about how this country will be in the next TWENTY-FIVE years. On October 1, 1979, when Alhaji Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari was sworn-in as president, Goodluck Jonathan was just a 22 year-old undergrad of University of Port-Harcourt.

Farmers Protest Fulani Herdsmen Continuous Attacks And Killing In Ondo

Protesters have trooped out to condemn the continuous attacks on their farms and the killings of community members and farmers in Ondo state by Fulani herdsmen who come to the south to find pasture for their cattle. Community members in Igbatoro-Akure in Akure North Local Government were on the streets to protest the death of

NMVA Organisers Announce Winners of 2015 Edition

Organizers of the Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) have announced rapper Vector’s video for ‘King Kong Remix’ as the 2015 Video of the Year. The awards ceremony was postponed indefinitely last year with the organizers citing logistic challenges for calling off an earlier announced date in 2015. Although the ceremony never held, organizers have announced

Obiano, John Momoh, Dogara, Others Bag 2015 Zik Prize Award

The Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano; CEO of Channels Media Group, Mr John Momoh and others have bagged the 2015 Zik Prize award. Governor Obiano bagged an award for Good Governance under the auspices of Public Policy Research and Analysis Center (PPRAC). He said that the award would be an inspiration to him towards

More Worry For Abeokuta Residents Over MAPOLY Cult Clashes

Reports have it that four persons have been killed in the past week around Oluwo and Adigbe, Pansheke areas of Abeokuta, thanks to the bloody clashes between the so-called Eiye and Buccaneer cults. No one seems to be able to define the root of the lingering clashes but most of the times, it is a battle

I Belong To Everybody And I Belong To Nobody – Buhari

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, in his speech after he was sworn in made a strong statement about his commitment to serving the people without external influence, saying “I belong to everybody and I belong to nobody”. At the swearing-in ceremony held on Friday at the Eagles Square in Abuja, the nation’s capital city, President Buhari

Bullion Van Kills 22 Year Old Man In Abeokuta

A 22 year old motorcycle rider has been allegedly killed by a bullion van at Oke Ilewo area of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. The incident reportedly caused violent reactions from some residents of the area. According to eyewitness accounts, the middle aged man, simply identified as Gbenga Okesola, was on an errand for his

General Muhammadu Buhari Wins Nigeria’s Presidential Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), General Muhammadu Buhari, winner of Nigeria’s presidential election, defeating the incumbent, President Goodluck Jonathan. The announcement was made by the Chairman of INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega, after the completion of the collation and announcement of results from across Nigeria,

‘Jega You Have Been Compromised’, Orubebe Rants

Former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe stole the show on Tuesday when he accused the Chairman of the Independent National electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Attahiru Jega of being ” tribalistic, selective and partial”. Orubebe has issues with the way Jega has been dealing with issues of irregularities raised during the just concluded