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June 17, 2018 1:58 AM Abiola’s June 12 honour: We won’t thank Buhari –AfenifereThe Sun News

Leaders of the pan-Yoruba social-cultural group, Afenifere, have said that the Yoruba nation would not support President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term ambition despite the recent honour bestowed on the late MKO Abiola, the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election. Two prominent leaders of the group, Senator Femi Okunrounmu and Chief 16

May 30, 2018 4:10 AM We should beware of power abuse, political persecution –SarakiThe Sun News

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has called on Nigerians to be vigilant and speak against anti-democratic policies and actions capable of subverting rule of law. He also canvassed strict adherence to the principles of rule of law, separation of powers, sovereignty of parliament, independence of the judiciary, and freedom of the press, adding 22

February 22, 2018 10:22 AM 2019 elections: Makarfi reveals game-plan of Obasanjo’s coalition

Senator Ahmed Makarfi​, former chairman, National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP​, has given an insight into the movement being promoted by ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo. ​Describing the movement as ‘coalition of Obasanjo’, he noted the group is not a political party​. Makarfi explained that the agenda of the movement is to gather 24

February 15, 2018 12:46 AM INEC, burden of multiple political parties

recent admittance by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that the growing number of registered political parties would pose serious challenge in the management of ballot paper during the 2019 general elections should obviously be a source of concern to all. As at end of January 2018, the comprehensive list of the 68 political parties 27

January 19, 2018 1:29 AM Shithole comment: Can we blame Trump?

week’s comment by unpredictable and irreverent American President, Donald Trump describing African countries and Haiti as shithole countries has generated and is still generating heated debates on social media and across the country. Ripples generated by Trump’s remarks cut across other African countries and extend to the American societies. Many have picked 29

November 1, 2017 5:15 PM The Latest: White House calls NYC suspect 'enemy combatant'

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the Trump administration considers the New York truck attack suspect to be an "enemy combatant." Sanders tells reporters President Donald Trump is open to sending the alleged attacker to the U.S. prison on Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Sanders says the actions of the alleged attacker, Sayfullo Saipov, justify 84

October 31, 2017 12:22 PM The Finance 202: Wall Street shrugs off Mueller indictments

Investors processed some troubling news out of Washington on Monday by downgrading their expectations for a tax overhaul. But the mild stock sell-off that resulted had apparently little to do with the first indictments from Robert Mueller’s probe of the Trump team’s alleged Russia ties. Instead, the market was responding to a Bloomberg News report that House 190

October 22, 2017 6:56 AM Adebanjo, Tinubu and Buhari

In his interview published on page 12 of the Sunday Punch of 15th October, 2017, elder statesman and Afenifere chieftain, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, not only proclaimed the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari a failure, he blamed the former two-term governor of Lagos State and frontline leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju 32

October 11, 2017 12:12 PM Spain takes step toward direct rule over Catalonia's independence move

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy took the first step on Wednesday toward suspending Catalonia’s political autonomy and ruling the region directly to thwart a push for independence. He demanded that the regional government clarify whether it now considered itself independent following a speech by Catalan president Carles 41

September 28, 2017 8:09 AM Anambra guber: INEC releases names of candidates, parties, observers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday in Abuja said 37 political parties would be presenting candidates in the Anambra governorship election scheduled for November 18. This is contained in a statement by its Director of Publicity, Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi. The candidates are Willie Obiano, the incumbent governor, with his deputy 30