Charles Idahosa is one of the founding members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and currently the Political Adviser to Governor Adams Oshiomhole. In this interview, he criticises a former Foreign Affairs Minister, Chief Tom Ikimi, over what he describes as derogatory comments he used against Oshiomhole. He responds to allegations made against the APC-led government in the state during the recent Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, rally, asserting that the party is confused as to who between
BORN in Kaduna on August 25, 1946, Archbishop (Professor) Adebayo Dada Akinde spent his formative years there even though his parents were of Egba (father) and Sierra Leonean (mother) extractions. Akinde, an electronics engineer and computer scientist, earned a B.Sc. degree in electronics from the then University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University).
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The Nigerian Army said last night that remnants of Boko Haram terrorists in their numbers attacked troops location at Rann, Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno State and that, after a heavy gunfire confrontation, 16 of the terrorists were killed.
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The Ayangburen of Ikorodu, Lagos State, Oba Adewale Shotobi, and the Ranodu of Imota, Oba Ajibade Agoro, on Monday, led other traditional rulers in Ikorodu Division on a sympathy visit to Primero Transport Services, operators of the damaged Bus Rapid Transit, BRT, buses, vandalized by miscreants, at its headquarters, in Ikorodu, following the mayhem that was triggered by the killing of a traffic hawker by a fast moving truck while trying to escape from law enforcement agents. Apparently irked
There is a saying that when two brothers come out from a meeting, frowning, they must have told each other the bitter truth. This was exactly what happened recently at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, venue of the one-day stakeholdersâ€™ forum on the Nigerian automotive industry.
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Those who think that software products developed in Nigerian cannot be retooled for global competitiveness market should better have a rethink.
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The Federal High Court sitting in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, last week, ruled that the process that led to the setting up of the Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at its last national convention was in accordance with the provisions of the constitution of the party. By the judgment, the court had, according to some observers, conferred legitimacy on the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee which is in a contest with the former Chairman of the PDP, Ali Modu
Lagos State Police Command said it had arrested two suspected militants, who attempted to attack Igando community, a suburb in the state.
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No fewer than five persons were feared dead on Saturday morning in a fresh attack on parts of Chambe and Anawah settlements, at Gaambe-Tiev, in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State, by suspected herdsmen.
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Top officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have expressed confidence they will convince the countryâ€™s caretaker coach Salisu Yusuf to work with a foreign coach even after he insisted he wishes to head the Super Eagles on a permanent basis.
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A FORMER National Chairman of the Traditional Rulers of Oil Producing Communities of Nigeria, TROMPCON, and paramount ruler of Seimbiri Kingdom, Delta State, His Majesty, Pere (Dr) Charles Ayemi-Botu, says he foresees â€œlooming crisis of catastrophic dimension and uneasy tensionâ€ in the Niger Delta.
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President Buhari has been urged to jump-start the resolution of the Niger Delta crisis by initiating tangible development of the embattled region.
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President Muhammadu Buhari has described the late Minister of Mines, Power and Petroleum, Alhaji Shettima Monguno, who died last Friday, as â€œone of the finest statesmen and political actors Nigeria ever had and who would always remain a fountain of inspiration in life and death.â€
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Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has directed Lagos State Public Works Corporation, LSPWC, to complete Isaac John Street, Government Reserved Area, GRA, Ikeja, road project, among others, abandoned four years ago.
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Wife of Senate President, Mrs. Toyin Saraki, says, as a committed supporter of the United Nations Secretary Generalâ€™s Every Woman Every Child Effort, and champion of #HeForShe and Let Girls Learn, every nation should empower its daughters with education as their weapon through life.
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I do not know those who have been 80 years old but I know itâ€™s been something to be 77years. When my daughter,Denrele asked me to put my thoughts on paper to mark my birthday, I do not know where to begin. It has been a very eventful journey- from my primary school in Abeokuta and Ibadan; from my school in Fiditi and the Abeokuta Grammar School to my professional colleges in London.
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Hon Matthew Iduoriyekemwe is a two-term Majority Leader, Edo State House of Assembly. The former Edo State representative in the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, says, in this interview, that he stands out as the most qualified candidate to occupy the Edo State Government, as Gov. Adams Oshimholeâ€™s tenure ends shortly
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Nigeria is descending to a new low in barbarism, which if left unchecked will define the new era of politics. Parents, presumed to be sane, but obviously callous and distressed, now sell their kids to procure food for the rest of the family. Whether the evil is perpetrated with a heavy heart is difficult to say until we conduct a study into the motivations of the few known examples to date. And, the sooner the better, because this trend might gain momentum and become irreversible for a long time
Nigerian singer and songwriter, Innocent Idibia, popularly known as Tubaba or Tuface, has explained why it is sometimes cheaper to shoot music videos outside the country. â€œWe have quality video directors, producers in Nigeria but in terms of logistics, power and cost, it is better to shoot outside the country. You get everything in one place but apart from that reason, I think we shoot quality videos in Nigeriaâ€. he said.
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The much vaunted but inefficient fight against corruption has become the basis for which the executive branch under the presidency of Muhammadu Buhari has embarked on the most extensive power grab in the history of civil rule in Nigeria. Well, Nigerians made the first mistake in 1999, when they did not back their legislators in checkmating President Obasanjoâ€™s attempts to muscle the National Assembly. But let me proceed from where the â€œOrbitâ€ ended last week by making the following observations.