3 years after crude oil discovery in North, Buhari flags off drilling tomorrow

Three years after the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Ltd discovered crude oil in commercial quantity in Northern Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari will tomorrow officially flag off the ground-breaking ceremony of the Kolmani OPLs 809 and 810 at the Kolmani…

Igbo in north banned from travelling over 2019 polls (Guardian)

07 December 2018 People of Igbo extraction in the 19 northern states have been banned from travelling to their states of origin to vote in next year’s general elections. Any person who flouts the directive would be fined an undisclosed…

Buhari vs Atiku: North undecided yet, Arewa youths insist (Sun)

As permutations continue on the coming major contest for the presidency between incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari and Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, a former Vice President, youths in the North say they have yet to take a definite stand on who to…

Atiku shares his views on Managing Security and Crises (#Time2Atikulate series)

Atiku Abubakar says Nigeria is a nation in crisis. According to the PDP presidential frontrunner, our country is beset with myriad problems: inequality, ethno-religious frictions, and disputes over land and resources have eroded social cohesion, undermining democratic consolidation and threatening…

Election 2019: How Far Can Buhari Ride On The Ghost Of MKO Abiola ? – Magnus Onyibe.

Like him or loathe him, any poll conducted now, in the South west in particular and Nigeria as a whole, to determine the popularity of President Muhamadu Buhari in  would reveal an uptick from the level it was before the announcement of…

Malaria Kills More People Than Herdsmen – Garba Shehu

The country is gearing itself up for the General Elections in February next year and with President Muhammadu Buhari announcing that he will bid for the governing Party, APC’s ticket to run for a second term, all hell has been…

How 2015 poll was rigged in North, by Tanko Yakassai (Guardian)

Elder statesman and prominent politician, Alhaji Tanko Yakassai, has disclosed that massive rigging took place in the North in the 2015 general elections. Yakassai revealed the electoral fraud to journalists when he led the newly formed Northern Leaders Stakeholders Assembly…

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