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APC’s Kabiyesi Politics

APC’s Kabiyesi Politics

(Published in the Nigerian Tribune on Monday, 28 February, 2022)  Kabiyesi means ‘we dare not question him.’ The nearest to its meaning is what my Hausa friend does with effusive ‘Ranka dede’ at the feet of his lord. The above headline should actually be ‘Nigeria’s Kabiyesi politics.’ That is what the Nigerian president plays. He

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Call for Oshiomhole’s Resignation: Idahosa, Osifo Throw Brickbats

Perhaps for the umpteenth time, Charles Idahosa, former political adviser to the immediate past governor of Edo State, Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole, has reiterated his call for the resignation of his erstwhile principal as the national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Addressing journalists at his Benin-City residence Monday, Idahosa, a chieftain of the

Port Harcourt APC Campaign rally

Harvest of Deaths as Buhari Rounds off Campaign in Port Harcourt

More than  20 people, mostly women, were crushed to death on Tuesday at the pedestrian gate of Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, Port Harcourt as thousands of party supporters struggled to leave the stadium when the presidential campaign rally of the All Progressives Congress, APC was drawn to a close. Hundreds of others sustained serious degrees of

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Former President Shagari is Dead

Shehu Aliyu Shagari, Nigeria’s first democratically elected president is dead. He died Friday at the National hospital Abuja.  Governor Aminu Tambuwal of his home state of Sokoto announced the demise by the former president on his twitter account.  Shagari, a former teacher who later got elected into the federal House of Representatives held different ministerial

Former Thai PM Banned From Politics

A Thailand army-appointed legislature has banned former Prime Minister, Yingluck Shinawantra from office and politics for five years over allegations of corruption. The former Prime Minister whose government was recently ousted in a military coup was accused of corruption involving a scheme she oversaw to subsidise rice to farmers. Thai authorities have also launched a

COSON Supports Artists In Politics

The Copyright Society of Nigeria, COSON, has given its blessings to various Nigerian artists seeking political offices in the forthcoming 2015 general election. COSON stated this at a press conference held recently at its head office. Speaking at the press conference, Tony Okoroji, COSON Chairman said the purpose of the briefing is to make it

‘Women Should Also Serve In Politics’- Awosika

Abiola Awosika, professor of entrepreneurship, Olawoyin Awosika School of Innovative Studies, speaking at the annual Millennium Development Goal, MDG, awards, on Saturday, November 1, emphasised the need for women’s active participation in today’s Nigeria politics. “We serve men as daughters, as mothers, and as wives, so we also ought to be able to serve them

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