NWIKE,S GROUP PULL OUT OF ATIKU,S CAMPAIGN COUNCIL VINDICATES EDOGA.Governor NWIKE and his cohorts that pulled out from the campaign council of the presidential candidate of PDP ATIKU abubaka due to injustice during their primary election besides retaining the chairman of the party Ayu from the North vindicated Hon. Chijioke Edoga,s ambition for Governorship. Chief Edoga,s own was even worst as he was deceived to … Continue reading

MAHDI’S STORY GET AS E BE

MAHDI’S STORY GET AS E BE By Mahmud Jega The elaborately sensational story that Kaduna-based businessman and activist Mahdi Shehu told in an Arise TV interview last week raised many questions that are begging for answers. The first problem had to do with Mahdi’s credibility after the elaborate medical scam he perpetrated last year in order to deceive a court. He had been arraigned in … Continue reading MAHDI’S STORY GET AS E BE

ELIZABETH II TO CHARLES III: THE SUN CONTINUES SETTING ON ENGLAND

Elizabeth II to Charles III: The sun continues setting on England. By Owei Lakemfa.As a child growing up on Lagos Island, I frequently walked through the Race Course to school. The premises of the old House of Representatives building was in that complex. Sitting outsize in a regal flowing gown was the huge bronze statue of Queen Elizabeth II. Sculptured by Nigeria artist, Ben Chukwukadibia … Continue reading ELIZABETH II TO CHARLES III: THE SUN CONTINUES SETTING ON ENGLAND

TUKUR MAMU: FROM NEGOTIATOR TO SUSPECT

TUKUR MAMU:FROM NEGOTIATOR TO SUSPECTBy Mahmud Jega Kaduna-based Desert Herald newspaper publisher Tukur Mamu’s quick transition from hostage negotiator to state security detainee was not very difficult for keen observers to foresee. Since February this year, when terrorists stormed an Abuja-Kaduna bound train and made away with dozens of hostages, Mamu has been in the daily spotlight as the man trusted by the terrorists to … Continue reading TUKUR MAMU: FROM NEGOTIATOR TO SUSPECT

ENONE: WHY OZIGIZAGA IS BETTER THAN THE BEST

Enone: Why Ozigizaga Is Better Than The Best By Andrew Agbese “I will continue to stand by what is right even if I stand alone for what makes one a man is not the amount of resources at his disposal but the principles of truth and selfless service he mainstreams,” says the Ozigizaga. When the Honourable Member representing Ado/Ogbadibo/Okpokwu Federal Constituency, Dr. Francis Ottah Agbo, … Continue reading ENONE: WHY OZIGIZAGA IS BETTER THAN THE BEST

UNITED IN CELEBRATION OF AN EXTRAORDINARY SERVANT OF GOD

UNITED IN CELEBRATION OF AN EXTRAORDINARY SERVANT OF GOD Sokoto State Governor, Rt. Hon.Aminu Tambuwal today chaired the 70th birthday celebration of popular cleric and public intellectual, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Dr. Mathew Hassan Kukah. The event which held at the Ladi Kwali Hall, Sheraton Hotel, Abuja brought together top government officials, politicians, clerics, serving and former members of the National Assembly, captains … Continue reading UNITED IN CELEBRATION OF AN EXTRAORDINARY SERVANT OF GOD

CRUELTY TO STUDENTS, POOR INFO MANAGEMENT, AND PARTISANSHIP HURTING ASUU

Cruelty to Students, Poor Info Management, and Partisanship Hurting ASUU By Farooq Kperogi On Thursday, Education Minister Adamu Adamu told news reporters that the federal government had resolved all outstanding disputes with ASUU and that the federal government’s insistence on withholding the salaries of lecturers for the period they’ve been on strike was the only reason ASUU said it won’t call off its strike. It … Continue reading CRUELTY TO STUDENTS, POOR INFO MANAGEMENT, AND PARTISANSHIP HURTING ASUU

KASHIM SHETTIMA: DRESS DOESN’T DIMINISH THE MAN

KASHIM SHETTIMA: DRESS DOESN’T DIMINISH THE MANIS’HAQ MODIBBO KAWUkawumodibbo@yahoo.comThe past 48 hours, have seen an explosion of stories, pictures, videos and memes, about Kashim Shettima, the Vice Presidential Candidate of the APC. These have been directly sourced, from his dressing, at the conference of the Nigerian Bar Association, in Lagos, on Monday. For the social media denizens, it was an opportunity to humour a leading … Continue reading KASHIM SHETTIMA: DRESS DOESN’T DIMINISH THE MAN

WHO ARE THESE OBIDIENT? BY FANI-KAYODE

Culled from the Facebook page of Femi Fani-KayodeShalom! WHO ARE THESE OBIDIENTS? Let me make this clear from the outset. I am a member of the APC and a supporter of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. This contribution does not in any way derogate from that and my analysis is more of an academic and intellectual exercise than anything else. I am NOT a supporter of Peter … Continue reading WHO ARE THESE OBIDIENT? BY FANI-KAYODE

FAROOQ KPEROGI ON ASUU! A RESPONSE

Farooq Kperogi on ASUU! A response! By Joseph Akawu Ushie In the opening paragraph to his contribution under the title referenced above, Prof Farooq Kperogi has referred to his support for the cause of ASUU since its 6-month-old strike till now. I am among those who have read his contributions reasonably consistently in the course of this struggle, and I attest to the fact that … Continue reading FAROOQ KPEROGI ON ASUU! A RESPONSE