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Hanan Buhari: We Stand By Our Statement, Says MURIC

An Islamic human rights group has once again reaffirmed its support for the use of the presidential jet by Hanan Buhari, one of the daughters of President Muhammadu...

Ihedioha Says Judgment Came As Rude Shock

The ousted governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha has described the Supreme Court judgment that annulled his election as a rude shock that ignored the votes of the people...

Nigeria: Prosperity Textbooks Have Replaced Evangelism Manuals in Churches, Says ANCAPS

The Association of Nigerian Christian Authors and Publishers (ANCAPS) has berated Nigerian churches, especially the Pentecostal sect on the replacement of evangelism...

INEC Gives Hope Uzodinma Certificate of Return As Imo Governor-Elect

Like a movie scene, supporters watched on Wednesday as the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) handed over to Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress...

Imo Gubernatorial Judgment: A Painful But Legally Correct Verdict

By Kenneth Ikonne• It is indeed a perplexing paradox: Hope Uzodinma may not have won the 2019 Imo State gubernatorial election, yet the Supreme Court, on the facts,...

What African Central Banks Will Discuss in the Next Two Weeks

Central bankers in sub-Saharan Africa are likely to focus more on domestic factors than global developments when they decide on interest rates in the next two weeks....

BW Offshore Eyes Spin-off of $800m Oil Unit in First Quarter

Oslo-listed BW Offshore has said it plans to float its BW Energy oil and gas business in the first quarter of 2020, with an estimated valuation of between $700 million...

Lekoil Shares Plunge As Company Launches Loan Scam Investigation

Shares in Nigerian oil company Lekoil Limited plunged more than 70% following a suspension of trading after the firm discovered that a $184 million loan it had announced...

Sanders, Warren Fight over Disputed Remark About Chances of Woman Candidate Defeating Trump

Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders disagreed in a Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday over whether he once told her a woman could not win the White House in 2020,...

PDP and the Fifth Columnists

By Truson Sydney• As Nigeria’s democracy rolls into its third uninterrupted decade, the question on every lip seems to be whether the once-ruling party, the...