Re–Open Letter to Senator Emmanuel Bwacha by Oloye Ayodele Samuel, Publisher, Taraba Truth and Facts Newspaper

Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha
The tussle between Mr. Oloye and Sen. Bwacha have gotten a new twist and revelations after Amb. Rikwensi Muri (P.A Media and Strategy to Senator Bwacha) replied the Open Letter  to Sen. Bwacha by Mr. Oloye Ayodele Samuel Publisher Taraba Truth and Facts Newspaper.The letter reads:Dear Ayo, Your open letter to distinguished Senator Emmanuel Bwacha dated on 18th of June...

Full Text: Pastoral Statement of the Bishop’s Council of the Lutheran Church of Christ in Nigeria (LCCN)

LCCN Nigeria
A PASTORAL STATEMENT OF THE BISHOPS' COUNCIL OF THE LUTHERAN CHURCH OF CHRIST IN NIGERIA (LCCN) ISSUED DURING THEIR MEETING OF 29TH – 30TH JULY 2022 AT THE CHURCH HEADQUARTERS, NUMAN, ADAMAWA STATE, NIGERIAPreambleWe, the bishops of the Lutheran Church of Christ in Nigeria (LCCN) under the leadership of His Grace, Most Rev. Musa Panti Filibus PhD., met in...

Mahmud Jega: Concert Of Anti-Party Activists

Mahmud Jega: Concert Of Anti-Party Activists
Concert Of Anti-Party Activists by Mahmud Jega It was External Affairs Minister Professor Bolaji Akinyemi who, in the 1980s, spearheaded the formation of a Concert of Medium Powers. What we got in Nigeria this weekend was a Concert of Anti-Party Activists. At the weekend, news-hungry media houses splashed stories that former Secretary to the Government of the Federation Babachir...

Taraba @ 31: The Road to 2023

Taraba State at 31
Taraba is celebrating yet another anniversary today the 27th August, 2022. This year is the 31st of its creation on the 27th August, 1991 by the former military president General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (Rtd).Political Evolution and Power StrugglesSince its creation in 1991 Taraba State has experienced both military and civilian rule. However, the political power struggle in the state...

Can Imumolen repeat Ruto’s Kenyan experience in Nigeria’s 2023 presidential elections?

Can Imumolen repeat Ruto's Kenyan experience in Nigeria's 2023 presidential elections?
History has a way of repeating itself in different ways, different forms. Kenya's recent presidential elections, in which William Ruto destroyed the age-long power structure led by the country's aristocrats since independence to clinch the presidency, have been seen by astute political watchers as not only an upset, but an example for transparent elections onThe post Can Imumolen...

The BBC in Nigeria: Between Reporting and Propagating Terror By Kadaria Ahmed

BBC investigative Journalism
It has simply gotten out of hand. Journalists and now a global media organization of repute, the BBC, which should know better, are becoming a tool for terrorists, even if unwittingly, by amplifying the faces, voices and stories of killers and marauders who are still operating with impunity across Nigeria.The public interest argument seems to have been misunderstood, some may even...

Documentary: History of Gbagyi/Gbari People

Documentary: History of Gbagyi/Gbari People
Gbagyi or Gbari (plural - Agbagyi) is the name and the language of the Gbagyi/Gbari ethnic group who are predominantly found in Central Nigeria with a population of about 15 million people. Members of the ethnic group speak two dialects.While speakers of the dialects were loosely called Gwari or Gwagi (an adulterated form of Gbagyi) by both the Hausa/Fulani...

ASUU, the way out | Mutumina

ASUU , the way out | The Guardian Nigeria News
  I took time to go through your piece on the prevailing ASUU strike, especially because it relates to my constituency.  I agree totally with your views on the issue of how to avoid some of the pitfalls in the way universities (especially federal and state-owned universities) are run in this country.I think the fundamental problem that we face here,...

Ahmad Sajoh: Saving University Education In Nigeria

Ahmad Sajoh
Saving University Education In NigeriaBy Ahmad SajohThe six months old ASUU strike has definitely shocked the entire country and created an urgent need for a total paradigm shift in the manner we address issues of university education in Nigeria and even our policy thrust in the education sector. It is indeed simplistic to just trade blames when in reality...

Sen. Bwacha’s APC Ticket Remains Valid

A File Photo of Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha (Courtesy: Bwacha Political Organization)
It can be recalled that Senator Emmanuel Bwacha have been stopped by a court order after a suit by one Mr. Kifasi, however the outcome by the party remains a shocker to the electorates.When a man has won the heart of God and is on a specific mission to fulfill God’s purpose and plan, no obstacle mounted against...

Afenifere in perspective

Afenifere in perspective
 We need to remind ourselves that as Yorubaland is a whole (even in its progressive mutilation and disfigurement as exemplified in the creation of self-asserting sub-national States), so Yoruba people are a whole. The several sub-divisions of her population may not flourish, if the same blood-stream does not circulate through the whole body. The free-flowing blood-stream of the Yoruba...

The global south revives non-alignment | Mutumina

The global south revives non-alignment | Mutumina
An African proverb notes that: “When two elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers.” The fact that 52 governments from the “global South” failed to condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February, and 82 Southern states refused to vote to suspend Moscow from the UN Human Rights Council a month later, sent shockwaves across the Western world. The...

The passing of Durojaiye Onabule | Mutumina

The passing of Durojaiye Onabule | Mutumina
 DUROJAIYE Onabule whom we called Duro Onabule, and more fondly hailed as Double Chief, has discarded his earthly vessel to leave for the Beyond. He left our midst without warning. The media world has lost a walking encyclopedia.He was an exceedingly informed journalist, borne out of voracious reading. As we were taught in journalism schools, a journalist must read...

Climate talks and the Sino-US friction | Mutumina

Climate talks and the Sino-US friction | The Guardian Nigeria News
The situation has suddenly taken a comical turn between the United States and China – the world’s two biggest emitters of greenhouse gases – after the US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s highly controversial trip to Taiwan early this month, which compelled Beijing to suspend the climate talks with Washington. The bureaucracy in both the capitals is now engaged in...

Senator Orji Uzor Kalu: “it is no longer feasible to talk about Southern candidates”

Senator Orji Uzor Kalu
Prior to the PDP primary elections which had Vice President Atiku Abubakar as the flag bearer of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Orji Uzo Kalu the Chief Whip of the Nigeria 9th Senate has this to say. Congratulations to the PDP for electing a North Easterner . Nigerians must have seen what I saw yesterday . For our party the...

Yemi Osinbajo, Bola Tinubu and Queen Elizabeth’s Funeral

Femi Fani Kayode
Femi Fani Kayode: Yemi Osinbajo, Bola Tinubu and Queen Elizabeth's Funeral Yemi Osinbajo, a legal guru, a jurisprudential genius, a Professor of Law, a highly-acclaimed Pastor, a well-respected Servant of the Living God, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, a writer and author of many books, an expert on the law of evidence and our nation’s Vice President came from very...

Comr. Adamu Andami: APC Taraba state old wine in a new bottle

Comr. Adamu Andami: APC Taraba state old wine in a new bottle
Mutumina: Comr. Adamu Andami: APC Taraba state old wine in a new bottle. There was a saying, you can't dry today's laundry with yesterday's sun. 90 percent of APC member in Taraba state are once elected or appointed in PDP, it's interested you to know that, some of the people that defected from PDP to APC are people that holding...

Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim: Strong Ideological Parties, The Future of Nigeria

Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim Strong Ideological Parties, The Future of Nigeria
Many thanks to all of my friends on this page who contribute meaningfully to the discuss on HE Obaseki's video on the surging "Obidient Movement" and its threat to the major parties.I admire the energy of the "Obidient Movement" and it is good for our democracy. I also like some of Obi's messages  that touched  on the need to...

Ahmed Yusuf Gamaliya And The Muri Emirate; Things Fall Apart And The Bleak Hopes Of Sen Bwacha

Paabu Ibrahim Ishaya: Ahmed Yusuf Gamaliya And The Muri Emirate; Things Fall Apart And The Bleak Hopes Of Sen BwachaAhmed Yusuf is no stranger to the politics of the Muri nation. At least since becoming a commissioner under the reign of Governor Jolly Nyame, Gamaliya as he’s fondly called has been a popular name specifically in the city of...

After the ban on Okada in Lagos, what next?

After the ban on Okada in Lagos, what next? lcdas
 The recent ban of commercial motorcycles, popularly known as Okada, in some Local Governments and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in Lagos State, has brought expected gains, as well as challenges to residents.As one of those residents, I woke up in the morning of September 1, 2022, in the Ejigbo-Isolo suburb without the usual chaotic buzz echoing in my...