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Nigeria 2015

Goodluck Jonathan hands over to his vanquisher, Muhammadu Buhari.

(Pix - EPA - Deji Yake)

What is the most compelling, most impactful and most remarkable issue in the year 2015 that has just ended? In my estimation, it is democracy: its contents and discontents, its hopes and impediments, and the forceful manner in which these have more

1 Jan 2016 00:00 Reuben ABATI

As we prepare to go to the polls tomorrow, I have come before you this morning to express my immense appreciation for the opportunity you gave me to lead this great nation of ours in the past four years. more

27 Mar 2015 00:00 News

The Pan-Yoruba summit has warned "that the General Elections scheduled to commence on Saturday, March 28, 2015 MUST not be postponed or jeopardised. Yoruba people will not countenance any form of unelected government, be it Government of National more

20 Mar 2015 17:35 News 1 Comments

Nigerians and friends of Nigeria in the United Kingdom (UK) will commence Candlelight Vigils for Democracy in Nigeria in front of the Nigerian High Commission London on Saturday 21 February 2015 from 5pm - 7pm. This will continue every Saturday till more

20 Feb 2015 10:20 News

Who is your choice as the next Governor of Ogun State? Will it be Amosun or Isiaka or Odunsi or Olabode or Olasunbo or Paseda? Cast your vote in this Trumpet Poll now. more

19 Feb 2015 10:58 Opinion

Jonathan and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are too jittery to go to the polls right now. It appears that they were rattled, feared a likely loss to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the presidential election so they blinked first more

15 Feb 2015 00:00 Michael EGBEJUMI-DAVID

I am aghast at the inanity and lack of decorum being spread around by the supposedly “educated” Nigerians, just because of political opportunism and expediency. Do we have a problem with "academic certificates", especially of our leaders and more

17 Jan 2015 00:00 Akintokunbo A ADEJUMO 1 Comments

The news going round is that Nigeria is broke. I, for one, do not believe that fallacy. However, if the treasury is indeed empty or nearing emptiness, then what it means is that this happened because the government, this government and past more

19 Nov 2014 00:00 Akintokunbo A ADEJUMO

Football governing body, FIFA, has directed Nigeria to reinstate the Amaju Pinnick-led Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation by midday on Friday or risk a lengthy suspension. more

29 Oct 2014 00:00 Sport

Democracy promotes the same sets of value no matter where it is practiced. Simple definition implies that government is made up of people, and should serve the people. In order to enjoy the fruits (or as we call it in Nigeria, 'the dividends') of more

17 Jan 2014 00:00 , Opinion

There was an uproar in Nigeria's Federal House of Representatives when the Abubakar Baraje faction of the country's ruling party - Peoples Democratic Party paid a visit to the House. more

17 Sep 2013 23:45 News

Asari Dokubo - the former Niger Delta Militant and Activist says President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan will continue as Nigeria's President in 2015 no matter who contests and 'whether or not they contest.' more

9 Sep 2013 00:00 News 1 Comments