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President Buhari’s Interviews: Insights And Takeaways

April 19, 2022

  President Buhari has ended his long restrictions to media interviews this week as he spoke to two major television stations. While the first interview was with the privately-owned Channels Television, the other was Africa’s largest television network, Nigeria Television Authority (NTA). Read more about Politics Since 2015, Buhari has largely stayed away from the … Continue reading President Buhari’s Interviews: Insights And Takeaways

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Okunnu-Lamidi Is First Nigerian Woman To Declare Interest For 2023 Presidency

April 19, 2022

  Okunnu Lamidi has established several initiatives aimed at improving the lives of Nigerians. Renowned entrepreneur and youth development advocate Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi has emerged as the first Nigerian woman to declare interest in running for the seat of presidency in the 2023 general elections. Okunnu-Lamidi made her intentions public during a media conference at Freedom … Continue reading Okunnu-Lamidi Is First Nigerian Woman To Declare Interest For 2023 Presidency

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Nigerians in History: Melford Obiene Okilo

April 19, 2022

  Background and Early career Okilo was born on 30 November 1933 at Emakalakala, Ogbia, Bayelsa State, and was of Ijaw origin. He qualified as a lawyer but entered politics at the age of 23. Okilo was a member of Parliament between 1956 and 1959. Read more about Nigerians In History In December 1959, he … Continue reading Nigerians in History: Melford Obiene Okilo

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Nigeria Year In Review

Top Highlights Of The Year 2021

April 19, 2022

2021 started with much uncertainty, with Nigerians having much hope for a better year on the back of a very challenging 2020 that was bedevilled by the COVID-19 pandemic. For so many who have been adapting to the new normal, 2021 was supposed to usher in a fresh start and new opportunities. Every year has … Continue reading Top Highlights Of The Year 2021

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Lekki Massacre: The Black Content Of Lagos State Government White Paper

April 19, 2022

  The just-released White Paper of the Lagos State Government in response to the Judicial Panel Report on the Lekki Shooting has sparked several outrages across the country. The White Paper which was released on Tuesday night of November 30, 2021, was full of many contradictions and inconsistencies as given by the earlier-released Report. Read … Continue reading Lekki Massacre: The Black Content Of Lagos State Government White Paper

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Kaduna State Government Implements 4 Working Days Arrangement For Civil Servants

April 19, 2022

  In a bid to boost efficiency and productivity, the Kaduna State government has announced that starting from December 1, 2021, public servants will now have to work four times a week rather than the 5-working days that have been the order. This information was made public in a statement released on Monday, November 29, … Continue reading Kaduna State Government Implements 4 Working Days Arrangement For Civil Servants

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INEC Says Over 4 Million Nigerians Have Participated In The Continuous Voters’ Registration Exercise

April 19, 2022

  Nigeria’s ruling electoral body, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that over 4 million Nigerians have participated in the ongoing fresh Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) exercise across the 36 states of Nigeria and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. Read more about Politics The commission which successfully conducted the 2021 gubernatorial elections … Continue reading INEC Says Over 4 Million Nigerians Have Participated In The Continuous Voters’ Registration Exercise

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Men You Should Know: Akinwunmi Ambode

April 19, 2022

Akinwunmi Ambode was born on the 14th of June 1963 at Epe General Hospital, Lagos to the family of Festus Akinwale Ambode and Christianah Oluleye Ambode. He is one of ten children. Read more about Men you should know Education Ambode attended St. Jude’s Primary School, Ebute Metta, Lagos State, from 1969-1974, where he sat … Continue reading Men You Should Know: Akinwunmi Ambode

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#EndSARS: Lagos Judicial Panel Of Inquiry Presents Its Report

April 19, 2022

After long months – over a year – of painful wait by the victims of the #LekkiMassacre and the rest of the world, on the 15th of November, 2021, the Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution on the Lekki Toll Gate Shooting Incident and Cases of Police Brutality handed over a 309-page report on the infamous … Continue reading #EndSARS: Lagos Judicial Panel Of Inquiry Presents Its Report

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Women You Should Know: Olusola Obada

April 19, 2022

  Born into the Agbejanlabofa family of Obodi in Ijeshaland on June 27, 1951, Olusola completed her basic education at UMC Demonstration School, Ibadan and her secondary school education at Queen’s School, Ede, Osun State. Read more about Women you should know She is an alumnus of Watford College of Technology, Watford, the United Kingdom … Continue reading Women You Should Know: Olusola Obada

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Anambra Decides 2021: Coloured Ballots And Other INEC Strategies For Free And Fair Elections

April 19, 2022

  As Anambranians set to go to the polls today, 6 November 2021, several observers are apprehensive about the outcome of the election. The question of free and fair elections comes to the fore again. The history of gubernatorial elections in Anambra has been full of high dramas and controversies. Read more about Politics In … Continue reading Anambra Decides 2021: Coloured Ballots And Other INEC Strategies For Free And Fair Elections

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Lekki Massacre: Nigerians Take To The Streets To Remember Victims

April 19, 2022

  Despite warnings and threats by the Nigerian police to arrest citizens who will come out for a peaceful one-year memorial for victims of the Lekki Massacre, Nigerians especially the youth in the soro soke (speak up) spirit refused to be silenced and came out in a show of solidarity for a movement the government … Continue reading Lekki Massacre: Nigerians Take To The Streets To Remember Victims

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One Year After Lekki Massacre: What Has Changed?

April 19, 2022

  20 October 2020 remains fresh on the minds of Nigerians and the world at large. It was one of the darkest moments in Nigeria’s history. On the night of this day, at about 6:50 pm, members of the Nigerian Army opened fire on peaceful protesters at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos State, Nigeria. … Continue reading One Year After Lekki Massacre: What Has Changed?

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20th October 2020: One Year Later

April 19, 2022

Today, 20th of October 2021 is the one year anniversary of the infamous event of 20th of October 2020, otherwise known as the #LekkiMassacre. Read more about Politics The month of October 2020 will forever be a memorable month in the socio-political history of Nigeria. A month in which Nigerians from all extractions came together, … Continue reading 20th October 2020: One Year Later

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What You Should Know About RiseONigeria

April 19, 2022

  Many young Nigerians shy away from politics and demonstrate a high level of political apathy due to the negative connotations that have followed politics for a long time. RiseONigeria, an engaging platform for political enthusiasts, has emerged to solve this problem by enacting steps to ensure transparent elections through the use of technology. How … Continue reading What You Should Know About RiseONigeria

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