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Emir Sanusi’s Lamentation!, by Abiodun Komolafe

The 14th Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, recently told a moving story of how a mother watched her sick child die while waiting to...

Gowon calls on INEC to conduct seamless, free elections

Former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to be fully prepared to conduct the rescheduled elections...

Obasanjo, Jonathan, others meet Buhari in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with members of the National Council of State at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Osinbajo, Gowon, Adeboye sing at 2018 Presidential Christmas Carol

The vice president, Yemi Osinbajo; former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon and; Enoch Adeboye, the general overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, were...

Jonathan, a true democrat – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja hailed his predecessor, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, for voluntarily conceding defeat at the 2015 general elections, describing him...

Obasanjo, Atiku, Gowon, Abdulsalam storm Jonathan’s book launch in Abuja

Former heads of States, Yakubu Gowon, Abdulsalam Abubakar and former President Olusegun Obasanjo and former Vice President and Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic...

Gowon again defends Udoji award, lauds Adedeji’s service

Mr Gowon was speaking at the Memorial Symposium in honour of Prof Adebayo Adedeji, a former Executive Secretary of the United Nations body, the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), held on Saturday in Lagos.

Corruption never existed during our time, Gowon claims

However, Mr Gowon acknowledged that some of his ministers then were accused of corruption but his government curbed it before it they go into the public service.

Gowon reiterates call for peace, unity in Nigeria

He also admonished Nigerians to shun violence and acts capable of disrupting peace and stability in the country.

Historical phases of corruption in Nigeria, by Prof. Aliyu Liman

Corruption in Nigeria is analogous to the parable of an adulterous woman in the Bible. In the famous Gospel of John 7:53-8:11 titled Pericope...

Ex-Chief of Army Staff says ‘Abacha loot’ created by media

By Mustapha Usman A former chief of army staff, Ishaya Bamayi, has said that 'Abacha loot' was merely created by the media, and that insinuation...

Buhari phones Gowon, condoles with him on death of sister

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday commiserated with former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, over the passing away of his younger sister, Kande Martha Audu. The...

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