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Dele Momodu: Now Our Youths are Crying and Kicking

Dele Momodu with the Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari

Fellow Nigerians, I didn’t know whether to cry or laugh when I got a call early this week from Ambassador Dayo Israel, one of the brightest youths I had mentored in my own modest way some years ago. It was a plaintive cry for help after the debacle of a failed local government chairmanship aspiration bid and the death knell ...

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Must Read! Three Things We Learnt from #OndoElection

The last days leading to the gubernatorial elections in Nigeria’s sunshine state were very crucial. Despite the joint call for postponement made by some 20 parties three days before the election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) took its decision and stood by it. At the end of it all, the elections in Ondo state came through as one of the ...

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Edo Election Verdict: APC Candidate, Obaseki Beats PDP’s Ize-Iyamu

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress, APC, winner of the keenly contested Edo governorship election. Obaseki, emerged APC candidate in June this year, Daily Post reports. Obaseki, Chairman of the Edo State Economic and Strategy Team, defeated 11 other candidates, including Pius Odubu, deputy governor of the state. He won the ...

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Members of Nigeria’s Main Opposition Party Have Asked President Buhari to Resign Immediately

Peoples Democratic Party has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to leave resign from office without delay, dailypost.ng reports. The former ruling also asked Buhari to return the country to how he met it when he assumed office on May 29, 2015. Spokesperson and a member of the party’s National Caretaker Committee, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, stated this in a statement he ...

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Can A Public-Private Partnership Save Almajiri Schools in Nigeria?

Four years after the federal government delivered on its promise to build schools for the Almajiris, the ineffective running of these schools by state governments has hampered its vision. While most of these schools are poorly managed, others have not been opened for academic activities since they were built. Now, there are talks about bringing private organisations on board to ...

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Nigerian Government Launches “Change Begins With Me” Campaign

On Thursday, September 8, 2016, the federal government of Nigeria will be launching the campaign “Change Begins with Me”. The campaign is set to establish the values of accountability, integrity and positive change in the attitude of Nigerians, Ventures Africa writes. According to The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the campaign is expected to trigger a positive ...

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If There is No Change, Protest Against President Buhari- Elder Statesman Tells Nigerians

Following the present economic state of Nigeria, the National Chairman of Conference of Nigeria Political Parties, CNPP, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, has urged citizens to stage a protest against the Buhari-led administration. Musa noted that except hunger, nothing else pushes people to revolt against a government because the primary responsibility of government is the welfare of the people. He urged President ...

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Economic Recession: Nigerians Adjust Feeding Patterns, Focus on God, Poll Reveals

Considering the worsening economic condition in Nigeria, Nigerians have reportedly adjusted their feeding patterns. They have also embraced God to ease the present hardship. According to Premium Times, a fresh public opinion poll by NOIPolls on Wednesday revealed that Nigerians have been compelled to adjust the feeding patterns of their families, while others have resigned to fate, resorting to seeking ...

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Nigeria’s Former President Goodluck Jonathan Says Militants Are Out to Kill Him. How True?

Immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan, on Sunday raised the alarm over threat to his life. Recall that Jonathan was one of those allegedly listed as sponsors of Niger Delta Avengers which has claimed responsibility for several attacks on pipeline attacks in the oil rich region. In a statement by his media aide on Sunday, Ikechukwu Eze, the former President alleged ...

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APC Kicks As Amaechi is Accused of Embezzling N3 Trillion

The Rivers State Government has accused the Minister of Transport and former governor of the state, Chibuike Amaechi of embezzling N3 trillion during his reign as the governor of the state. Speaking yesterday, the State Commissioner for Information, Dr Tam-George alleged that Amaechi left “the most abandoned projects in the history of the State,” Tam-George claimed the former governor, borrowed ...

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