Tag: Politician

Respecting criminal political officeholders

By Remi Oyeyemi The culture of respecting political office holders regardless of their behaviours and acts in the office has to be subverted. It must come to an end. The fact that someone is a President or a Governor, a Senator, Member of House of Representatives, a Minister or Commissioner[Read More…]

Lagos Govt withdraws charges against Naira Marley & former Guber aspirant who attended Funke Akindele’s Party

The Lagos State Government has withdrawn charges against a musician, Azeez Fashola, alias Naira Marley, and a politician, Babatunde Gbadamosi. Naira Marley, Gbadamosi and his wife were charged before the Lagos State Magistrates’ Court in Ogba for attending a crowded birthday party in violation of the government’s social distancing directive[Read More…]

‘We Can’t Wait For Men To Give Us Power,’ – Senator Stella Oduah Charges Women On International Women’s Day 2018

  Senator representing Anamabra North constituency, Princess Stella Oduah has called on Nigerian women to march on and take hold of political power.  Oduah admits it is tough to be a female in Nigerian politics but insists that power is not given but taken. The former Aviation Minister made the remarks in a Gatefield[Read More…]

In Adamawa, Hausa Artiste Disappears After Singing About Corrupt APC Politician

Ado Daukaka, a popular local Hausa singer in Adamawa State, has been abducted in mysterious circumstances, few hours after releasing a song against corruption and incompetence. One of the wives of the popular singer said some strangers came and asked after him Saturday morning after he had gone to the[Read More…]

Reuben Abati: Mbaka; Priest, Politician Or Renegade?

Catholic priests in Nigeria have always captured the public imagination, some of them have served in government positions, some were prominent in the fight and struggle for democracy, some of them have proved their mettle as poets, teachers, musicians, social critics, and public affairs commentators, but Rev. Fr. Ejike Camillus[Read More…]

Presidency Orders Withdrawal Of Security Personnel From Politicians

The presidency has reportedly ordered the immediate withdrawal of all security personnel attached to politicians and individuals believed to be close friends and associates of the first family and top government functionaries. Nigerian Tribune gathered that the security personnel involved include the military, police, Department of State Services (DSS), armed[Read More…]

Bayo Oluwasanmi: From Activist To Candidate, ‘Serving Others Is The Greatest Reward Of All’

Abiola Falayajo Jr.: From Activist to Candidate, ‘Serving Others is The Greatest Reward of All’ By Bayo Oluwasanmi It is easy to blame Nigerian abroad social media critics, arm chair theorists, bedroom revolutionaries for not running for elective office in Nigeria. They are often blamed for their seeming lack of[Read More…]