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Saraki Gives Severance Package To Leah Sharibu’s Family, others

  President of the Eighth Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has directed that the National Assembly Management should distribute his Severance Allowance  to families of three victims of the insurgency in the North-East zone being perpetrated by Boko Haram and children of late Senators in need of financial assistance. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), ... Read More »

Writer Pius Adesanmi’s Family Sues Boeing In Chicago

  Family members of the late Nigerian writer killed in the tragic Ethiopian Airlines crash, Pius Adesanmi, have filed a new lawsuit against the Boeing Company. Lawyers Nomaan Husain of Husain Law + Associates, Floyd Wisner of The Wisner Law Firm, and Omar Khawaja of The Law Offices of Omar Khawaja, filed the new lawsuit against the manufacturers of the ... Read More »

Opinion: Tinubu and 20 Years of Unbroken Democracy in Nigeria

By Tunde Rahman Twenty years in the life of a nation may be a short period of time. But when such a span of time embodies something meaningful and impactful, it is extremely noteworthy. And so Nigeria at present is celebrating two decades of uninterrupted democracy since the democratic restoration of 1999. Considering where the country is coming from- a long ... Read More »

Senate Presidency: Why I am backing Lawan- Orji Kalu

Former Governor of Abia State and now Senator, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu has revealed that he will now back Senator Ahmed Lwana as Senate President Chief Kalu revealed that forty years ago, Lawan was his room mate and he knew how serious-minded and focused he was and was sure that he will be focused as Senate President Read More »

Shocker: INEC Withdraws 23 Certificates-Of-Return

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has withdrawn two certificates of return issued to Hon. Haruna Aliyu, popularly known as Chakis and one Hon. Ibrahim Ismail respectively following court orders. Hon. Haruna Aliyu and Hon. Ibrahim Ismail are members of the Kaduna State House of Assembly representing Kaduna North II (Kawo) and Kaduna South II (Tudun Wada) constituencies respectively since ... Read More »

Fayemi suspends Aide for Announcing Registration of Fulani Herdsmen in Ekiti

  For insisting that Fulani herdsmen must be registered in Ekiti, the State Governor, Kayode Fayemi has suspended Sola Durodola, Coordinator of Anti-Grazing Task Force Marshals. Durodola had disclosed to reporters on Saturday, that Governor Fayemi, in a bid to stem herdsmen attack on farmers and residents in will conduct a registration of herdsmen in Ekiti. He explained that the ... Read More »

“Dont Swear In Buhari”- Hope Party Tells Court

A political party, Hope Democratic Party (HDP), has filed a motion seeking an order of the presidential election tribunal restraining President Muhammadu Buhari from presenting himself to be sworn-in on May 29th, 2019. The party is also seeking an order restraining the Chief Justice of Nigeria from swearing-in, administering the oath of office and oath of allegiance to the president ... Read More »

Appeal Court Dismisses Suit Against Dapo Abiodun

Once again, Ogun state Governor-elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun is a winner as an Appeal Court has dismissed a suit seeking to disqualify him over his educational qualification. Abiodun who won the March 9 governorship election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, was accused of lying on oath about his qualifications in the Form CF001 he used to ... Read More »

From Begging To Banditry: The Revolt Of the Almajiris

  By Dele Sobowale “No revolution is the fault of the people but the fault of the government.”—Johann Goethe, 1749-1832, VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTATIONS, VBQ. A revolution is underway in the northern states of Nigeria. The downtrodden constituting 99.9 per cent of the population, hitherto docile beggars, saying rankaindede to the privileged 0.1 per cent, are sick and tired of ... Read More »

TKO: Wike Wins Rivers, Humilates Amaechi’s AAC Candidate

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Nyesom Wike, who is also the incumbent governor as the winner of the Rivers State Gubernatorial election He defeated his closest rival, the candidate of the African Action Congress ( AAC), Biokpomabo Awara. Wike polled 888,264 votes to beat the candidate of the AAC who ... Read More »