With June 12 just right around the corner, we remember the events that occurred around the annulment of the most free and fair elections ever held in Nigeria. Today we are looking back at the infamous hit man of General Sani Abacha, Sergeant Barnabas Jabila aka Sergeant Rogers. Now said...
The number one topic in the polity at the moment is June 12, 1993 election, adjudged as freest and fairest in the history of the country. The issue of the election regained prominence following the declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day by President Muhammadu Buhari and the posthumous GCFR...
From The Archive: Former Military President, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida may go down in the history of Nigeria as the most loved yet most hated leader to ever rule Africa’s most populous nation. Such paradox marks him out as an intriguing personality, who remains a reference point in the political circle...
Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has revealed why Britain handed power over to the Northerners. According to Fani-Kayode, the British love Northern Nigeria that was why they handed power to them when they left the country at Independence. Fani-Kayode made the claim on Saturday in a tweet on his handle.   He shared...
“We are all gathered here this morning to witness the launching of Gani Fawehinmi’s new book People’s Right To Free Education At All Levels. It is not my place to review this book: this is a task reserved for literary critics, one of whom I am not. But after a...
The man was a man of many firsts. For instance, He was the first Leader of Government Business and Minister of Local Government and Finance, and first Premier of the Western Region under Nigeria’s parliamentary system, from 1952 to 1959. On three occasions, Awolowo made attempts at the country’s presidency. Much...
* Life and Death of Nigeria’s Most Notorious Armed Robber Read the story of Nigeria’s most notorious armed robber in the 80s who was dreaded by the police as he was said to have killed and robbed massively at will, thereby becoming a national threat. Lawrence Nomanyagbon Anini, was one of...
Mention Victor Okafor and no one will twitch a muscle. But mention Ezego, King of Money and you will see the eyes of many Nigerians light up with excitement. He would have been one of Africa’s billionaires. He was fair-skinned, spoke softly and warm smiles danced on his chubby cheeks...
Lai Mohammed who is the current minister of information and culture was the opposition voice 5years ago when Goodluck Jonathan was president and he had quite alot to say about Jonathan's Lagos visits that caused similar traffic gridlock
The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has urged Nigerians to brace up to defend themselves against the extremist Boko Haram sect which has mounted a bloody campaign against Nigerians; killing, maiming and overrunning territories. Speaking on Saturday while making a closing remark at the weekly recitation of the Holy...