My victory ‘strong signal’ to Jonathan, PDP- Aregbesola
The presidency has denied deploying state forces to Osun State to ensure a PDP victory
Boko Haram: Spouses of Nigerian troops block husbands’ deployment to Gwosa
The women say their husbands must be given quality equipment to combat Boko Haram
Aregbesola leads Omisore in Osun governorship election
Now on the verge of victory in today’s election, Mr. Aregbesola looks good for a second term of office
Osun Governorship Elections 2014 – Live Updates #OsunDecides
The Osun State governorship election holds today August 9, with 20 candidates representing 20 political parties vying for the ticket to the Osun Government House. Apparently, the contest is between Rauf Aregbesola, the incumbent governor and candidate of the All Progressives Candidate (APC) and Iyiola Omisore, a former Senator and candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic […]
Gwoza survivors protest Boko Haram massacre, govt negligence
The Gwoza residents embarked on a massive protest in Maiduguri
Osun Election: INEC confirms arrest, release of its officials over suspicious movement of electoral materials
“A number of them alerted security agents, who promptly arrested the EO and the officer who had distributed the non-sensitive materials.”
After surviving Boko Haram attacks, 11 Borno residents die of Cholera
Officials blame the cholera epidemic on the influx of IDPs from camps due to the continuous Boko Haram insurgency attacks.
Nigeria: President Jonathan declares national emergency on Ebola, approves N1.9 billion intervention fund
President Jonathan also approved a Special Intervention Plan and the immediate release of N1. 9 billion for its implementation.
Ebola: World Health Organization Declares International Public Health Emergency
The World Health Organization [WHO] on Thursday rose from a meeting of its Emergency Committee, declaring the Ebola virus outbreak in four West Africa countries an International Public Health Emergency. At the end of the meeting convened by the organisation’s Director General, and held by teleconference, WHO said “the possible consequences of further international spread […]
Anarchy Looms in Nasarawa as PDP, APC Clash Over Fresh Plot to Remove Gov. Al-Makura
The state is living on the edge of violence
Nigerian military moves to retake Damboa, Gwoza, others from Boko Haram
The special operation which began early in the week is meant to restore law and order to the area.
Ebola: Sierra Leone blockades rural areas, as Liberia declares 90 days state of emergency
The disease has killed 932 people across West Africa.
UPDATE: Students, lecturers rejoice as Fashola slashes LASU fees to N25,000
The fees were increased from N25,000 to N197,000 for Arts and Humanities students, and N350,000 for medical students.
Video shows Liberian, Patrick Sawyer, was “terribly ill”, possibly knew he had Ebola before traveling to Nigeria
Airport video footage shows Mr. Sawyer lying flat on his stomach on the floor in the corridor of the airport and seemed to be in “excruciating pain.”
BREAKING: Fashola orders reversal of LASU fees to old charges
Mr. Fashola stated this on Thursday at the convocation programme of the university.
Boko Haram takes over Gwoza, new Emir’s whereabouts unknown
The immediate past emir, Mr. Timta’s father, was killed on May 30 by the Boko Haram.
Oyinlola writes Jonathan, narrates how President forced him out of PDP
The former Osun governor said the president feared his closeness to Obasanjo despite pleas by Messrs. Anenih and Mark.
The Dead Tells The Story In Gaza, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú
Israeli military campaign in Gaza has become a horrifying indictment of its counter-insurgency plan and a patent disregard for the lives of Palestinians.
Chibok Girls, the 100-Day Wait, By Debbie Ariyo
Tomorrow 22 July will mark 100 days since the abduction of almost 300 girls by terrorists from their school dormitory in Chibok, North East Nigeria. Since then, some of the girls have escaped from their abductors although most of them remain in captivity with reports of mass rape, sexual abuse, sex slavery, even death. Moreso, […]
Leadership and Resilience, By Taiwo Odukoya
The ability to remain composed, adapt appropriately, and forge ahead in the face of challenges and opposition is at the very heart of leadership. In this age of constant change, disruption and upheaval, resilience becomes inevitable to the survival of individuals, organizations and nations. As someone said, “If we cannot control the volatile tides of […]