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Put oil of ‘Gilead’ on Edo bothered water, group informs Oshiomhole

Worried by the negative impact of the feud in the Edo State House of Assembly on governance in the state, a group of Edo professionals spread across the country, have charged the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole ‘to pour the oil of ‘Gilead’ on the troubled waters’ In a…

Let court choose El Zakzaky’s fate– Buhari

The Presidency appeals to El-Zakzaky-led Shiite members to desist from needless violent street protests and await the decision of the court in Kaduna where their leader is currently being tried. The issue of El-ZakZaky is before the court in Kaduna and his supporters should focus on his on-going trial instead of causing daily damages, disruptions…

‘Meritocrat v toff’: Johnson’s losing fight for the Oxford Union

Boris Johnson seemed convinced his charm alone would be enough to secure him the prize, but ultimately he was thwarted by a rival who sought to portray him as a charlatan – only to eventually triumph by changing his political colours completely. This is not the story of the Conservative leadership candidate’s recent political career,…

The misogynists may lastly find out to act if their actions...

A n exceptionally abundant glut of sexual harassment news may have overshadowed a significant victory for students at Warwick University, which, thanks to its administration’s complacency over sexist abuse, has come to occupy a prominent place in the misogyny league tables. As any female undergraduate can tell you, this is a highly competitive field, but only…

Speakers aren’t to blame for university grade inflation– the federal government...

Yet again, universities have been blamed for grade inflation. Responding to findings by the universities regulator, the Office for Students, that there has been an “unexplained” 80% rise in first class degrees, the education secretary, Damian Hinds attributed this problem to “unfair practices” by universities. It follows his comments last year that universities “should be…

Edo home crisis: How they abducted 4 us for prohibited inauguration–...

… We didn’t force members-elect, GovtPro-Obaseki and anti-Obaseki lawmakers now 10-14 By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, Niger Delta MEMBER-ELECT of Edo State House of Assembly representing Owan East Constituency, Hon Eric Okaka, yesterday, narrated how he and three others were kidnapped and forced at gunpoint to the House of Assembly for what he described as…

No one can bully me out of workplace, Obaseki roars from...

*Oshiomhole storms Benin meets party leaders*Uhunmode APC suspends Osifo, spokesperson for lawmakers’ elect opposed to gov By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, Niger Delta, Gabriel Enogholase and Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu The  cold war between the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and his successor in Edo State, Governor Godwin Obaseki exacerbated, weekend,…

Loosening up the grip of the independently informed|Letters

The Sutton Trust has once more incisively reminded us that we are ruled by a privileged, privately educated Oxbridge elite (Privately educated retain grip on elite jobs, 25 June). This iteration is all the more painful because of the seemingly imminent installation of Boris Johnson in Downing Street. There are three radical solutions: first, change…

My take house income is N750,000– Lawan

No lawmaker earns jumbo Pay in Nigeria, Lawan By Henry Umoru ABUJA- PRESIDENT of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, yesterday picked holes on insinuations that Senators and members of House of Representatives are paid jumbo salaries, saying that it was far from the truth. Ahmad Lawan Speaking yesterday in Abuja when the National Executives of…

10 Jobs in Politics That Do Not Need a Project

Becoming an active member of your political community doesn’t always require an election. Those who majored in political science, criminology, business or economics when in college may find that they want to stay on the path of politics without having to run for office. Politics get controversial. Once your name gets written onto that ballot,…

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