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Ernest Shonekan (1936-2022): His role in Third Republic debacle

ERNEST Shonekan, the former head of the Interim National Government that succeeded the military junta of General Ibrahim Babangida, is dead. The role played by...

Interesting facts about late Bashir Tofa

A FORMER presidential candidate of the National Republican Convention (NRC) in the 1993 election Bashir Othman Tofa is dead. He reportedly died after a brief...

Ezekwesili asks Buhari to tackle poverty in honour of Abiola

OBY Ezekwesili, former Minister of Education, has asked the President Muhammadu Buhari government to show it was easier and faster to tackle poverty in...
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26 years after Abiola’s campaign to end poverty, hunger still on the rise, says Falana

LEGAL luminary and Human Rights Lawyer, Femi Falana on Wednesday said poverty is still on the rise 26 years after the late MKO Abiola...

FULL SPEECH: Buhari’s assurances, remarks at Democracy Day celebration

All Praise is due to GOD Almighty Who spared our lives to be present at this great occasion. We give thanks also that the...

Federal government declares Wednesday, June 12, public holiday

THE Federal Government on Monday declared Wednesday, June 12, as a public holiday, to commemorate Nigeria’s National Democracy Day. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior,...
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1966 Revenge Coup: I don’t regret taking part in it, says Babangida

FORMER Military Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida, says he did not regret taking part in the July 1966 coup d'etat, which was in revenge...

Breaking: House of Representatives fixes June 12 as Democracy Day

The House of Representatives has approved that June 12 be marked as Democracy Day in Nigeria. The approval follows the adoption of a report on...

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Heavy security, low turnout as Abuja-Kaduna train service resumes

HEAVY security presence was observed despite a low turnout of passengers as the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) resumed operation...

Children in need of unprecedented humanitarian aid since Second World War – UNICEF

MILLIONS of children globally are facing the most humanitarian needs since the end of the Second World War, United...

Chatham House: Tinubu promises student loan, technology hub for youths

FORMER Governor of Lagos state and presidential flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu, on Monday, December...

Reactions trail Reno Omokri’s protest as Tinubu addresses Chatham House

FORMER presidential aide Reno Omokri on Monday led a protest aimed at harassing All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Bola...

2023: IPOB says no plan to disrupt polls, denies attack on INEC facilities

THE Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said it has no plans to disrupt the 2023 general elections in...
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No elected federal official, appointee will earn more than civil servants – Peter Obi

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has said...

NDLEA declares Abuja drug baron wanted, arrests grandma, pregnant woman

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has declared...

EFCC to commence auction of forfeited items December 6

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will commence...

2023: Peter Obi promises to increase power generation to 25,000mw by 2025

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has promised...

NCC raises alarm over new phishing attacks, malware threats

THE Nigerian Communications Commission’s Computer Security Incident Response Team...
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