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NIGERIA - If Our People Insist, We Will Go Back To PDP, Says Kwara Governor

NIGERIA - If Our People Insist, We Will Go Back To PDP, Says Kwara Governor

Kwara State governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, was one of the five governors that walked, with other chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), out of the party in the buildup to …

Par Sahara Reporters, le 27 janvier 2018
Trump Slams Nigerians For Not Returning To Their ‘Huts’ After Seeing America — NYT Report

Trump Slams Nigerians For Not Returning To Their ‘Huts’ After Seeing America — NYT Report

United States’ President Donald Trump described Nigerians as people living in huts which they would not want to return to whenever they visit America, the New York Times reported Saturday. …

Par Sahara Reporters, le 24 décembre 2017
President Buhari Media Team Visit Him In London, Still No Date Of Return To Nigeria

President Buhari Media Team Visit Him In London, Still No Date Of Return To Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari’s media team led by the Minister of information Lai Mohammed today paid a visit to their ailing principal at Abuja House in London. The team comprising of …

Par Sahara Reporters, le 13 août 2017
NIGERIA - President Buhari Set To Receive 82 Chibok Girls, Confirms Exchange Of High Profile Boko Haram Detainees

NIGERIA - President Buhari Set To Receive 82 Chibok Girls, Confirms Exchange Of High Profile Boko Haram Detainees

President Muhammadu Buhari will, on Sunday in Abuja, receive the 82 Chibok girls just released from Boko Haram captivity. This was disclosed in a State House statement signed by Mallam …

Par Sahara Reporters, le 7 mai 2017
NIGERIA - Jonathan Used Boko Haram Insurgency To Turn Nigeria To His ATM - Obasanjo

NIGERIA - Jonathan Used Boko Haram Insurgency To Turn Nigeria To His ATM - Obasanjo

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has disclosed why he opposed the re-election of immediate past president, Mr. Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 presidential election. Mr. Obasanjo’s reasons are contained in a …

Par Sahara Reporters, le 28 avril 2017
President Buhari’s Doctors Also Treating Crohn’s Disease, An Intestinal Malady

President Buhari’s Doctors Also Treating Crohn’s Disease, An Intestinal Malady

A source familiar with President Muhammadu Buhari’s medical treatment in London has revealed to SaharaReporters that, apart from a lingering prostrate flare-up and other chronic conditions, the Nigerian leader has …

Par Sahara Reporters, le 1 mars 2017
OPINION - The Many Lessons From The 2016 Ghana Elections By Samson Itodo

OPINION - The Many Lessons From The 2016 Ghana Elections By Samson Itodo

For Nigeria, some lessons from Ghana could guide the National Assembly and INEC on key areas of electoral reform ahead of 2019.

Par Sahara Reporters, le 11 janvier 2017
NIGERIA - Right War Against Judicial Corruption, Wrong Tactics By Okey Ndibe

NIGERIA - Right War Against Judicial Corruption, Wrong Tactics By Okey Ndibe

Where Nigeria needs systemic change, the president and his advisers have offered symbolic gestures that, in the long run, are effete.

Par Sahara Reporters, le 13 octobre 2016
Mark Zuckerberg's (Free) Education Of Nigerians By Okey Ndibe

Mark Zuckerberg's (Free) Education Of Nigerians By Okey Ndibe

Last week, Nigeria hosted one of the central deities in the global revolution called social media—in the name of Hon Triple High Chief Sir (Dr.) Alhaji Mark Zuckerberg, Grand Commander …

Par Sahara Reporters, le 8 septembre 2016
NIGERIA - Lawyer Withdraws Suit Seeking Buhari’s Disqualification For Lack Of Certificate

NIGERIA - Lawyer Withdraws Suit Seeking Buhari’s Disqualification For Lack Of Certificate

A legal practitioner, Mr. Nnamdi Nwokocha-Ahaaiwe, has filed a notice at the Federal High Court in Abuja to discontinue the suit he instituted seeking the disqualification of President Muhammadu Buhari …

Par Sahara Reporters, le 1 juillet 2016
Major Crackdown By Gambian Dictatorship As Ramadan Begins

Major Crackdown By Gambian Dictatorship As Ramadan Begins

The latest decree, signed on June 8th by the Police Public Relations Officer Lamin Njie, banned all ceremonies, drumming, music, and dancing during the Holy Month of Ramadan.

Par Sahara Reporters, le 10 juin 2016
NIGERIA - Kogi Election Conduct: A Big One For Change

NIGERIA - Kogi Election Conduct: A Big One For Change

Apart from the tragic ending and the fumbles that marked the Kogi gubernatorial election last week, there are numerous lessons that spewed from that election that are compliant with the …

Par Sahara Reporters, le 27 novembre 2015
NIGERIA - Buhari, Solve Dele Giwa’s Murder! By Sonala Olumhense

NIGERIA - Buhari, Solve Dele Giwa’s Murder! By Sonala Olumhense

Several fascinating things happened in Nigeria’s 2015 presidential election. For me, among the most significant was the support offered to the eventual winner, Muhammadu Buhari by two journalists he sent …

Par Sahara Reporters, le 1 novembre 2015
NIGERIA - Is Change Coming For Bayelsa? By Tabia Princewill

NIGERIA - Is Change Coming For Bayelsa? By Tabia Princewill

When the King of Saudi Arabia passed away last year, what interested me most in the news reports were the images of Saudi streets, infrastructure and people. Saudi Arabia is …

Par Sahara Reporters, le 30 septembre 2015
NIGERIA - Ilorin Attack: Saraki Upset With Kwara Governor, Who Responds, “We Warned You”

NIGERIA - Ilorin Attack: Saraki Upset With Kwara Governor, Who Responds, “We Warned You”

Senate President Bukola Saraki, who stoned yesterday with rocks and water sachets by an irate mob at the Eid Prayer Grounds in Ilorin, Kwara State, has accused Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed …

Par Sahara Reporters, le 26 septembre 2015
NIGERIA - Saraki: Time To Step Down By Olatunji Dare

NIGERIA - Saraki: Time To Step Down By Olatunji Dare

When you find yourself in a hole, stop digging. This is the time-tested piece of advice I would have passed on to the beleaguered Senate President Bukola Saraki if he …

Par Sahara Reporters, le 22 septembre 2015
NIGERIA - Chibok Girls: Unnumbered, Unnamed … Un-remembered By Ayo Obe

NIGERIA - Chibok Girls: Unnumbered, Unnamed … Un-remembered By Ayo Obe

Thursday the 27th of August 2015 marks 500 days since the abduction of 276 schoolgirls from the Government Secondary School at Chibok in Borno State.

Par Sahara Reporters, le 27 août 2015
NIGERIA - Ibeju-Lekki Land Grab: Community Accuses Companies Of Illegal Trespassing, Brutalization of Land Owners

NIGERIA - Ibeju-Lekki Land Grab: Community Accuses Companies Of Illegal Trespassing, Brutalization of Land Owners

Community leaders in the sixteen villages that make up Ibeju-Lekki in Lagos State have accused the management of the Lekki Free Trade Zone Ltd. and Lekki Worldwide Investment Ltd. of …

Par Sahara Reporters, le 19 août 2015