FG terrorizing Osun state ahead of Aug. 9th election, APC cries out

From Ayodele Samuel, Lagos The All Progressives Congress (APC) has raised the alarm that the PDP-led federal government has started terrorizing and intimidating the peaceful people of Osun State, with a view to cowing them ahead of the Aug. 9th…

Osun: PDP already coasting home to victory, party boasts

By Lawrence Olaoye The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said its candidate in the August 9 Osun governorship election, Senator Iyiola Omisore is already coasting to victory citing his massive acceptance by the voting population, wide-spread political structure, and a…

2015: Parties commence power play for recognition in Ogun

From James Ogunnaike As preparation for the 2015 general elections gathers momentum in the country, three political parties in Ogun State: the All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Labour Party (LP) have begun to play political intrigues…

Heads to roll over Amalaha’s drug shame – minister

By Albert Akota The Sports Minister and Chairman of National Sports Commission (NSC), Dr Tammy Danagogo has spoken of his emotional trauma over teenage Weightlifter Chika Amalaha who was stripped of his gold medal after committing an anti-doping violation in…

Double gold effort: Danagogo hails Okagbare

Commends Govs Uduaghan, Dickson By Albert Akota The Minister of Sports/Chairman, National Sports Commission (NSC), Dr. Tammy Danagogo has hailed the performance of double gold medallist, Blessing Okagbare as well as other medalists in Team Nigeria for making the country…

Commonwealth: Gowon applauds Team Nigeria

By Albert Akota A Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon has applauded the splendid performance of Team Nigeria at the XX 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow describing them as the ‘Pride of the Nation’. General Gowon who could not hide…

Chibok girls and Nigeria’s soul

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe [email protected] | 08024565402 I have been to many places in Borno state; but not Chibok. When news about the abduction of school girls in Chibok broke out, I immediately remembered Ibrahim Chibok whom I met in the late…