Southwest Youths Back Buhari, Slams Afenifere’s For Endorsing Atiku

By Akinwale Kasali The South West Youth Forum, SWYF, has thrown it’s weight behind the All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari, to be reelected as the president of the nation at the February 16th presidential polls. The group said it is impressed with the achievements of the Buhari administration so far, optimistic that he would do more if reelected to remain in office beyond 2019. In a communique issued by the group on the upcoming election, the group frowns at the endorsement of the Peoples Democratic Party…

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Akinrinade Slams Obasanjo, Says He Belongs To The Dustbin In History

By Akinwale Kasali Former Chief-of-Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Alani Akinrinade, has lambasted former president Olusegun Obasanjo, saying that he belongs to the dustbin of history, urging Nigerians not to take him serious, because he is irrelevant to the development of the nation. The ex-general also urged the media to stop giving Obasanjo publicity as he lacks credibility. He said, “The Nigerian media appear to have forgotten they are indeed the fourth estate of the realm. They are gatekeepers. They owe Nigeria the responsibility of keeping this irritable man where he…

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Transparency International Slams FG, Says TraderMoni Is Vote Buying

By Akinwale Kasali An International Agency, Transparency International has slammed the federal Government over its TraderMoni Initiative which the FG says was created to forestall and curtail poverty in the country and to boost the capital of market women. Transparency International has however slammed the FG saying that it was a device orchestrated in a way to buy the votes and the minds of the electorates. TraderMoni scheme, a collateral-free loan initiative targeted at petty traders and artisans as part of the National Social Investment Programme of the Federal Government,…

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Integrity Test: Thousands In Germany Petition R.Kelly, Want His Concerts Stopped

By Akinwale Kasali Robert Sylvester Kelly, popularly known as R.Kelly is presently facing integrity test, as thousands of people in Germany has petitioned the Rand B star, insisting that his concert in the Western European country be stopped with immediate effect. Thousands of people in Germany have signed a change.org online petition calling for two concerts by controversial US singer R Kelly not to go ahead. On Friday, almost 22,000 people had signed the online petition, the motto of which is “Don’t give sexual offenders a stage.’’ The petition calls…

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Mikel Obi Joins Boro, As Moses Moves To Turkey

By Akinwale Kasali Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi, has joined Championship side, Middlesborough, in the England division one league. After parting ways with Chinese Club, Tiajin Teda, after two years, the former Chelsea and Lyn Oslo midfielder, decided to retrun to England where his wife and his twins reside. Mikel, 31, who penned a short term contract with Middlesbrough, was unveiled by the club on Thursday. He also had his first training at the Championship club same day. The former Chelsea midfielder became a free agent in November after a…

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Australian Open 2019: It’s Nadal-Djokovic Final

By Akinwale Kasali For the umpteenth time, Spaniard, Rafael Nadal and Serbian born tennis player, Novak Djokovic will be challenging each other for the grand slam title of the year. Djokovic earlier today continued his quest for a record seventh Australian Open crown by swatting aside French 28th seed Lucas Pouille 6-0, 6-2, 6-2 to set up a final against Rafael Nadal. The world number one committed just five unforced errors in a flawless display and moves into a first Melbourne final since 2016. He will face second seed Nadal…

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2019 Presidential Poll: Ezekwesili Explains Why She Quit

By Akinwale Kasali The former Minister for Education and the former Presidential candidate for Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has revealed that she quit her candidacy because her party’s vision and objectives is not in tandem with hers. According to her, she decided to immediately sacrifice her candidacy to uphold her values by withdrawing. “Nigeria and Nigerians deserve a new order of ethical, competent and capable leadership. I had earlier assumed the ACPN was aligned with me to offer that, until it proved otherwise. The values and vision divergence…

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Tinubu Describe Obasanjo As An Expired Leader

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By Akinwale Kasali Former President Olusegun Obasanjo was an object of ridicule by All Progressives Congress, APC, Chieftains yesterday at the APC Presidential Rally in Maiduguri, Borno State, following his statement that Buhari is behaving like another Abacha. Asiwaji Bola Ahmed Tinubu berated the Ogun State born former president as an expired leader that his seeking relevance. Tinubu said, “It is unfortunate that expired leaders like Olusegun Obasanjo are ranting and lying. Don’t trust him. We are sweeping all the cobwebs of corruption away with broom out of Nigeria. Ota…

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Nigeria Police Wield The Big Stick On Homosexuals, Advises Them To Leave Nigeria

By Akinwale Kasali The Nigeria Police, through the Public Relations Officer of Zone 2 Command, Lagos, Dolapo Badmos, has warned homosexuals to flee Nigeria or face the wrath of the law. Badmos said this in a post on her official Instagram handle. She said, “If you are homosexually inclined, Nigeria is not a place for you. There is a law (Same Sex Prohibition Act) here that criminalises homosexual clubs, associations and organisations with penalties of up to 15 years in jail. “So, if you are a homosexual in nature, leave…

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Obasanjo, Buhari In Warm Embrace At Council Of State Meeting

By Akinwale Kasali President Muhammadu Buhari and Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has put their differences behind as both former military head of states were in each others hands at the Council of State Meeting that began today in Abuja, Nigeria. Obasanjo over the weekend publicly criticised Buhari for his high-handedness, describing as another ‘Sani Abacha’ in the making, citing his policies and actions. Abacha, the late military dictator was known to have abused the rule of law, desecrated traditional stools, victimized, maimed and killed Nigerians who were against his policies…

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