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Re: The Conspiracy Of Inconclusive Elections By Morgan Omodu

Inconclusive elections in our polity did not commence with INEC under its new boss. In fact, the constitution provides for a scenario where elections are deadlocked, due to the inability of any of the parties involved in the elections to

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Turkey launches artillery strikes on IS, Kurdish PYD in north Syria

Turkish armed forces on Monday launched artillery strikes on separate targets of Islamic State (IS) jihadists and the Democratic Union Party (PYD) Kurdish militia in northern Syria, television reports said. Turkish army howitzers stationed inside Turkey fired on IS targets

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U.S. judge blocks Obama transgender school bathroom policy

A U.S. judge blocked an Obama administration policy that public schools should allow transgender students to use the bathrooms of their choice, granting a nationwide injunction sought by 13 dissenting states just in time for the new school year. While

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Iraqi police remove suicide belt from 11-year-old

Kurdish TV channel Kurdistan 24 showed footage of two policemen holding the shirtless boy, while a third officer stripped the explosive belt off his body. Kiruk’s police chief Brigadier Khatab Omar said that the boy was carrying two kilograms of

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Troops kill three kidnappers in Bauchi

Troops of 33 Brigade, Nigerian Army, have killed three armed kidnappers and destroyed their camps in Bauchi State. A statement by Col. Sani Usman, the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, said the troops also recovered arms and ammunition. He said,

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TUC Rejects Proposed 9% Hike On Calls, SMS, Others

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has asked the federal government to drop its planned introduction of new Communication Service Tax (CST) which if passed into law, would automatically allow the federal government to place a nine per cent

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Debt weighs down National Assembly

The National Assembly is facing serious financial crunch as a result of huge debt running into billions of naira, lagos herald has reliably gathered. The debts were owed contractors for the supply of office facilities, lawmakers’ vehicles, and maintenance costs among

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Herdsmen kill Redeemed pastor in Kaduna

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen on Sunday night killed one Pastor Luka Ubangari of Redeemed Christian Church of God at Shawa village, near Godogodo, in Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Ubangari was said to have been ambushed, shot

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Eight killed in Zamfara over alleged blasphemy against Islam

No fewer than eight persons were killed on Monday in Talata-Mafara community in Zamfara State  after violence erupted over alleged blasphemy against Islam by a student of Abdu Gusau Polytechnic, Talata-Mafara. Governor Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari joined hundreds of people to bury

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George and Agbaje: father and son- Sam Omatseye

What intrigues writers and philosophers about King Oedipus was not just that he killed his father and married his mother. It was that he didn’t mean to marry his mother and kill his father. He meant well for his people

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