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Abdullahi Bello, Kogi State House Of Assembly Impeached

The Kogi State House of Assembly has impeached the Speaker of the Assembly, Abdullahi Bello. Reports indicate that the deputy speaker, and 10 other principal ... Full story

First Independence Day Speech By Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Prime Minister, 1960

Today is Independence Day. The first of October 1960 is a date to which for two years every Nigerian has been eagerly looking forward. At ... Full story

2012 National Honours List


Alhaji Ahmed Gulak calls for Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha’s impeachment

Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Political Matters, Alhaji Ahmed Gulak, has called for Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha’s impeachment by the state House ... Full story

Ijaw leaders in secret meeting in Bayelsa State over Jonathan’s safety

NOTABLE Ijaw leaders met behind closed doors in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State on the security situation in the country and the safety of President Goodluck Jonathan.Jonathan, ... Full story

Sheik Ahmad Abubakar: “Kill the Igbo, General Azubuike Ihejirika And Jonathan Will be Plucked Off”

The Irish man, Edmund Burke, a onetime statesman, author, orator, political theorist and philosopher who served for many years in the House of Commons of ... Full story

Christians in the North ask President Goodluck Jonathan to resign

Christians in the North have asked President Goodluck Jonathan to resign over his comment on Boko Haram. Jonathan was quoted to have said he could not ... Full story

Ambassador Ebunoluwa Oyagbola: First female minister route for female presidency

Ahead of the 2015 general election, the first female minister in Nigeria, Ambassador Ebunoluwa Oyagbola, on Saturday in Abuja called for the election of a ... Full story

Alhaji Asari Dokubo, NDPF leader doubts government can stop Boko Haram

An NDPF leader said he is doubtful of the Nigerian government's ability to contain Boko Haram. Niger Delta People Volunteer Force leader Alhaji Asari Dokubo has ... Full story

African First Ladies Begin Summit Despite Drama And Controversy

It is expected to be an edifice for peace and conflict resolution in 12 months when it is projected to be completed. However, the foundation for ... Full story

Death Of President John Atta Mills: Electoral Implications In Ghana

John Atta Mills, the late president of Ghana, died Tuesday at 68. Mills had just celebrated his birthday on July 21. Ghana’s presidential and general elections ... Full story

Chief Amitolu Shittu: Our leaders have no passion for us

The National Coordinator of Committee for Democracy and Rights of the People, Chief Amitolu Shittu, in this interview with MUDIAGA AFFE, highlights the lapses in ... Full story

Goodluck Jonathan tasks new CJN on delayed trials, corruption, security

President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, charged Justice Aloma Mukhtar, the new Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, to tackle delay in the dispensation of justice, cases of ... Full story

Governor Adams Oshiomhole Laughs Last, Story Of His Victory

The Edo State 2012 governorship election has come and gone, leaving in its wake a landslide victory for Governor Adams Oshiomhole.Before the election, stalwarts of ... Full story

Comrade Adams Oshiomhole wins Edo polls

The Governor of Edo State , Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has been re-elected to pilot the affairs of the state in the next four years.The Independent ... Full story

Senator Usman Albishir Dies In Auto Accident

A senator who served between 1999 and 2007, Usman Albishir, is dead. He reportedly died this morning in an accident along Kano-Zaria road. Senator Albishir represented ... Full story

President Goodluck Jonathan: Nigerians Are Having Too Many Children

Nigerians should limit the number of children they are having, according to the country's leader. President Goodluck Jonathan said people were having too many children, and ... Full story

President Jonathan off to Brazil as Kaduna, Yobe burns

  As violence continued in some parts of Kaduna State on Monday and fresh attacks were reported in Damaturu, Yobe State, President Goodluck Jonathan, will depart ... Full story

FCT Minister Seizes Turai Yar’adua's Land for Dame Patience Jonathan

Controversy over the land started after the FCT revoked ownership, which had been granted to a non-governmental organisation (NGO) Women And Youth Empowerment Foundation (WAYEF), ... Full story

Cabinet Reshuffle: Ojo Maduekwe, Bianca Ojukwu, Others Get Letter

Former Foreign Affairs Minister Ojo Maduekwe is back on the beat, deployed to Canada as Nigeria's ambassador. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief got his ... Full story

Family of Chief Moshood Abiola want him declared past president

The family of the acclaimed winner of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief Moshood Abiola, on Tuesday in Abeokuta said the best way ... Full story

Obasanjo should prove he attended Bode George’s reception in error – Babatope

BY ISHOLA BALOGUN Chief Ebenezer Babatope is the chairman of Inter-Party Relations Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which is one of the committees of ...

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