Category Archives: African politics

Governor Amosun Accused Of Trying To Sabotage Dapo Abiodun’s inauguration

The inauguration of Ogun State governor-elect, Dapo Abiodun, is already facing some major challenges, as insiders in Abiodun’s camp are alleging that the incumbent governor, Amosun is doing everything possible to sabotage the event. One Mr SF Emmanuel Ojo, a member of Abiodun’s Org posted on Facebook On the pretext of road construction, Senator Ibikunle Amosun not only completely closed

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At Last Justice Bulkachuwa Bows To Pressure, Withdraws From Presidential Election Petition Tribunal

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, who has been under severe pressure to recuse from the ongoing presidential election petition tribunal, based on her close affiliation to the ruling APC party, had bowed to pressure as she withdrew as a member of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Wednesday. Bulkachuwa has been accused of likelihood of

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Hurray! Two Nigerian Authors Make The 2019 Caine Prize Shortlist

Two Nigerian writers, Lesley Arimah and Tochukwu Okafor have been shortlisted for the 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing for July. The shortlisted persons were announced on May 20 and the competition is to feature stories that tackle “the ordinary in an extraordinary manner”. The story will also feature the celebration of the diversity of the African short-story writing tradition,

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BRT Bus Catches Fire On 3rd Mainland Bridge

The new and fancy BRT bus, which was recently launched by the Lagos State government to ease traffic in the state, has got people concerned about the safety of the buses. This is because one of the BRT buses caught fire on Wednesday morning, on the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos. The long bus moving inward Iyana-Oworo burst into flames just

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Outgoing Governor Ibikunle Amosun Appoints 75 New Obas One Week To Tenure Expiration

One would think that because he is leaving his position as Governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun would be more interested in mending fences with all and sundry, rather than cause more harm. That however, is not the case, as Amosun has instead created protests and controversies in Ogun State, with his recent appointments and installations of new Obas (traditional

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Facebook Has Exposed FG, APC As The Real Enemy of Nigeria, PDP Insists

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has said that the Facebook revelation detailing the devious manipulations and engineering of disinformation in the 2019 general election by President Muhammadu Buhari’s handlers and the All Progressives Congress (APC), has further exposed them as schemers and real enemies of Nigeria’s democracy and national cohesion. It said that indeed, the Buhari Presidency and the APC

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On This Marijuana Project, Governor Akeredolu Is On His Own As FG Distances Self From It

Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu embarked on a highly amnitious project, and that is to create a legal marijuana industry in the state as a means of boosting its economic drive. This initiative, which has caused so much controversy in the country, interestingly has received massive collaboration from the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). However, the Federal Government has

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