Too often, tales from Aso Rock, Nigeria’s Presidential Seat of Power, are mired in risky power plays, intrigues and sinister ploys, giving rise to speculations and reasons for the public to believe anything. [...]
On November 1, 2019, the Nigerian Army commenced what it tags ‘Operation Positive Identification’. The exercise, according to the military high command, is to flush out ‘undesirable’ elements in the face of daunting security challenges.
Right from when the matter became [...]
The National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, recently announced plans to introduce charges for the replacement and renewal of national ID cards, thereby adding to the pecuniary burden on Nigerians.
After series of stalled negotiations and horse trading, organized labour and the federal government finally reached a compromise on percentage increase and payment of the new minimum wage, last Friday.
Both parties shifted grounds and settled for [...]
Barely 7 months after assumption of office President Muhammadu Buhari in December 2015, the Federal Government announced that the country had “techni [...]
Nigeria's struggle for statehood climaxed on October 1, 1960 with independence from British rule. After 3 years, the country became a republic but relapsed into military dictatorship following a bloody coup d’état in 1966, which spiralled into a brutal civil war in 1967 that decimated [...]
For years, governance in Nigeria has been shadowed by needless rifts between the executive and legislature, leaving the scares of economic woes, socio polit [...]
The history of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, is not clearly defined by religious scholars. The reformist Islamic movement was known at a period as Muslim Brotherhood, which was an offshoot of the Muslim Student's Society, MSS, founded in 1954.
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