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Politics

Throw Back Thursday: The Accord in Aburi That Didn’t Stand

April 19, 2022

Between 4th & 5th January 1967, a few months before the Nigerian civil war began in July 1967, a few military officers from Nigeria dragged one another to a location in Ghana, named Aburi. They left the meeting with a consensus agreement historically known as the Aburi Accord. It is, however, well known today that … Continue reading Throw Back Thursday: The Accord in Aburi That Didn’t Stand

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News

British PM, Theresa May, signs security pact with Nigeria

April 19, 2022

British Prime Minister, Theresa May, is on a three-day trip to Africa, and arrived in Nigeria yesterday (after visiting South Africa earlier, with Kenya to follow). Battling Boko Haram According to The Guardian, a summit was held between May and President Muhammadu Buhari, where a security partnership was signed between the two. The partnership  has … Continue reading British PM, Theresa May, signs security pact with Nigeria

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Events

To Build A Nation Tour: Next Stop, Cross River State

April 19, 2022

To Build A Nation tour continues and will be making its next stop at the Cross River Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, 28 August 2018, by 11:00 am at the Transcorp Hotel in Calabar. The movement, planned and delivered by the Kingsley Moghalu Initiative, is a core part of the B.I.G (Build, Innovate and Grow) Nigeria vision … Continue reading To Build A Nation Tour: Next Stop, Cross River State

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Politics

How Online Advocacy Forced Police Reform

April 19, 2022

The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has long been a canker-worm in the Nigerian polity. From allegations of bribery, extortion, indiscriminate shootings, extrajudicial killings, to unique patterns of abuse, it has been a tale of woes for citizens. Many past presidents have tried reforming the police, mainly for personal reasons, and the effort have all proved … Continue reading How Online Advocacy Forced Police Reform

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Politics

Saraki vs. Tinubu: When Push Comes to Shove

April 19, 2022

You can hardly catch Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu engage in a public war of words. The former governor of Lagos state and senator in Nigeria’s 3rd Republic surrounds himself with so much myth. He has given himself such a public aura that his legend is hardly tainted. There is a technique to it – you … Continue reading Saraki vs. Tinubu: When Push Comes to Shove

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Law

The Course Of Law And The Distance In Our Realities

April 19, 2022

A Few Short Stories A. Sade graduated finally from university after beating a few odds stacked against her. When her only surviving parent retired after years in civil service, her retirement benefits remains unpaid. So Sade had to make do with selling cute handbags to students back on campus just to fund her final year … Continue reading The Course Of Law And The Distance In Our Realities

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Politics

Buhari as ECOWAS Chief: Implications for the West African Region

April 19, 2022

President Muhammad Buhari comes up often as a man whose legend looms larger than it actually is; one often judged for his days as a military dictator and for his infamous role in the Abacha junta inaccurately positioned in the context of the modern demands of a democracy. The momentum the 2015 elections gained altered … Continue reading Buhari as ECOWAS Chief: Implications for the West African Region

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Politics

Throw Back Thursday: A Brief History of ‘Unlooking’

April 19, 2022

Let us cast our minds briefly to a bright Saturday in December 1983 when a military coup was successfully undertaken on the last day of the year. An unexpected new year The country was roiled in shock at what could have been going on in the background before the New Year’s eve D-Day. The event … Continue reading Throw Back Thursday: A Brief History of ‘Unlooking’

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Politics

INEC Extends Deadline for Continuous Voters Registration by 2 Weeks

April 19, 2022

For many Nigerians who would rather complete a task in the 11th hour, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the deadline for the Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) by two weeks. The extension was confirmed in a press statement, issued by the National Commissioner and Member, Voter Education and Publicity Committee, Mohammed Kudu Haruna on … Continue reading INEC Extends Deadline for Continuous Voters Registration by 2 Weeks

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Politics

2019 General Elections: List Of Registered Political Parties

April 19, 2022

Nigeria has experienced diverse climates under different political administrations in her journey towards sustenable development; and as Nigerians approach another milestone in the forthcoming General Elections which begins February 26th-March 2nd 2019, it is expected that the voters know the registered political parties coming to the polls. The Independent National Electoral Commission has therefore promptly provided … Continue reading 2019 General Elections: List Of Registered Political Parties

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People

40 Million Naira Hair Model, Chika Lann, Takes PVC Campaign to Balogun Market

April 19, 2022

Since the voters’ registration commenced in the country, several notable celebrities have added their voice to the call for every eligible Nigerian to get registered. With the deadline for registration closing in, more celebrities, like Chika Lann, have joined the bandwagon. The model took her campaign to Balogun Market in Lagos State where she was … Continue reading 40 Million Naira Hair Model, Chika Lann, Takes PVC Campaign to Balogun Market

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People

List of 2019 Presidential Aspirants

April 19, 2022

Do you have your Permanent Voter’s Card? Who are you going to vote for during the 2019 presidential elections? These are important questions to ask in our present political clime. Oche Oche-Obe has compiled a comprehensive list of 2019 presidential aspirants. Find the aspirants below, in no particular order:   Kingsley Moghalu – 55 years old … Continue reading List of 2019 Presidential Aspirants

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Social Media

Social Media Roundup: Top Trends Of The Week

April 19, 2022

President Emmanuel Macron Visits Nigeria Last week, French President Macron embarked on a two-day visit to Nigeria during which he visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential villa in Abuja, had a meeting with 2000 entrepreneurs under the Tony Elumelu Foundation, partied at Fela Kuti’s New Afrika Shrine, and attended the opening of the Alliance … Continue reading Social Media Roundup: Top Trends Of The Week

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Events Politics

Young Business Women Connect With Fela Durotoye

April 19, 2022

Fela Durotoye, 2019 presidential aspirant under the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) flag, is seeking to foster women’s participation in Nigerian politics. ANN has created a platform where young women are invited to participate in building a new Nigeria. “Nigeria has the lowest female representation in elective positions in West Africa. Women had a 6.1% … Continue reading Young Business Women Connect With Fela Durotoye

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Satire

Why A June 12 Democracy Day Is Important Now

April 19, 2022

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday announced that Chief MKO Abiola has been posthumously awarded the highest national honour (GCFR), and late human rights lawyer and activist, Chief Gani Fawehinmi SAN, conferred with a GCON. Dear Nigerians, I am delighted to announce that, after due consultations, the Federal Govt has decided that henceforth, June 12 will be … Continue reading Why A June 12 Democracy Day Is Important Now

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