Stop Lamenting, Afenifere Tells Buhari [CLICK]

The Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, on Tuesday advised President Muhammadu Buhari to stop lamenting, noting that Nigerians were tired of lamentations. The group’s spokesman, Yinka...

Senator Omo-Agege Appears Before Senate Panel Probing Mace Theft [OPEN]

The lawmaker representing Delta Central Senatorial District, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, is currently appearing before the joint Senate and House of Representatives ad hoc committee...

Catholics Hold Nationwide Peaceful Protest Over Incessant Killings In Nigeria [PHOTOS]

Nigerian Catholics on Tuesday carried out a nationwide protest to register their anger over the incessant killings in the country. This followed the decision last...

Buhari wades into IG-senators face-off, meets Senate delegation behind closed doors

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting some senators at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The senators were those delegated to meet the President over the face-off...

The impending implosion of APC by Reuben Abati [READ]

by Reuben Abati Just take the phrase: “impending” in the title above with a pinch of salt. I use the word because in politics as...

Senate receives 2018 budget report [READ]

The Senate on Tuesday received the report of Committee on Appropriation on the 2018 budget estimates. The chairman of the committee, Senator Danjuma Goje, laid...

Melaye’s assassination attempt: Court drops criminal charges against defendants [CLICK]

A Kogi State High Court on Tuesday struck out the assassination case involving the chairman, Association of Local Government of Nigeria, Taofiq Isa, and...

2019 and the politics of campaign finance by Reuben Abati

  By Reuben Abati Each Governor was reportedly asked by the ruling APC party to bring N250 million ahead of the party’s National Convention. When the...

OPL 245: The most popular oil block by Reuben Abati [READ]

By Reuben AbatiThe Petroleum Act 1969 (as amended) grants powers to the Ministry of Petroleum, acting through the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to...

The Path to Policing Assemblies Appropriately in Africa By Stanley Ibe [OPEN]

By Stanley Ibe Twice in the last month, Nigeria’s Police has had to “forcefully” disperse protesters in the country’s capital, Abuja. The protests were directed...

Nigeria: How to Win, by Bode Agusto [MUST READ]

By Bode Agusto Text of a paper presented by Bode Agusto at the 2018 Vanguard Newspaper’s Annual Economic Discourse held in Lagos, 13 April 2018. OUTLINE ...

Ayo Adebanjo: The man and his politics by Reuben Abati [READ]

by Reuben Abati When friends, family and political associates gather in Ijebu-Ogbo, Ogun state today, to celebrate the 90th birthday of Chief Ayo Adebanjo, they...

Danjuma: Statesmanship on trial by Issa Aremu [OPEN]

Arguments for and against have expectedly trailed the reported damning remarks of General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma on Nigeria Army’s operations in some parts of...

Why Nigerians shouldn’t take the PDP seriously by Ugoji Egbujo [READ]

By Ugoji Egbujo An opposition party is supposed to be a party of ideas and hope. The PDP latches on inanities and feasts on silliness....

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