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MILITARY

Opinion: 2 major things NAF did that contributed to the escape of Air Force pilot during the attack

Over the past hours, the recent attack by bandits towards an Air Force pilot in Zamfara state has been the centre of attention, according to verified publication, and this is probably because of the timely escape of the pilot, despite gunshots aimed towards him. Photo Credit: Arise News

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: 2 major things NAF did that contributed to the escape of Air Force pilot during the attack

POLITICS

3 Nigerian women who should consider contesting in the 2023 presidential elections

As the present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari gradually approaches its end, a lot of speculations have been going on, on who would be taking over the most powerful seat in the country. Although we have seen top politicians such as Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Rochas Okorocha, and Atiku Abubakar, declare their ambitions to run for Presidency in the 2023 elections, we are, however, yet to see a Nigerian woman come forward to indicate her interest.

  1 year ago ago
3 Nigerian women who should consider contesting in the 2023 presidential elections

SOCIETY

"I Slapped The Kidnappers Who Invaded my Home" -80-Year-Old Mother of Bayelsa SSG Narrates

Songs of joy and jubilation filled the atmosphere at the residence of Madam Betinah Benson, the mother of the Secretary to Bayelsa State Government. The Bayelsa SSG, Hon. Konbowei Friday Benson, also expressed joy while revealing why he did not pay ransom to secure his mother's release.

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POLITICS

Peter Obi Called Out During Arise News Interview For Claiming He Doesn't Tweet Anymore. (Photos)

During his interview on Arise News, the former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, claimed that he is not tweeting anymore due to recent developments. The former governor however corrected his statement and offered an explanation after viewers of the show countered his claim with evidence.

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Peter Obi Called Out During Arise News Interview For Claiming He Doesn't Tweet Anymore. (Photos)

POLITICS

"The Concept Of Rotational Presidency in Nigeria isn't a matter of Law" -EX-USA Ambassador Explains

John Campbell, the former Ambassador of the United States of America (USA) to Nigeria has addressed the call by some ethnic groups for the rotation of the Presidency to their various regions. Campbell spoke concerning such calls during his recent interview on Arise News. You may recall that some ethnic groups across the country have called for the rotation of the next president of Nigeria to their region, such calls have however generated mixed reactions from various groups and actors.

  1 year ago ago

JUSTICE

Opinion: 2 Reasons Why Benin Republic Refused The Immediate Repatriation Of Sunday Igboho To Nigeria

Recently, the Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho was arrested yesterday by security operatives in Benin Republic while trying to flee to Germany. Photo Credit: Arise News However, the Nigerian government have been reported to be pushing very hard for the repatriation of Igboho to Nigeria.

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: 2 Reasons Why Benin Republic Refused The Immediate Repatriation Of Sunday Igboho To Nigeria

POLITICS

Opinion: 2 Southern Politicians That Can Shake Other Candidates In The 2023 Presidential Election

The 2023 presidential election is the most talked about topic in the Nigerian political scene, almost every region is scrambling to produce the next president. From every indication, the forthcoming presidential election will be an epic battle, whoever emerges the winner would have gone through a lot of hard work and planning.

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: 2 Southern Politicians That Can Shake Other Candidates In The 2023 Presidential Election

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Opinion: How Diaspora Remittance Is Uplifting Families And Transforming Nigeria's Economy

Credit: The Guardian The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) Hon. Abike Dabiri leading up to the celebration of the Diaspora week, on Arise News had estimated that there are 17 million Nigerians living abroad. The agency defines diasporas as those who have a legal right to work and are paying taxes in the country of residence or adoption.

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: How Diaspora Remittance Is Uplifting Families And Transforming Nigeria's Economy

POLITICS

Abike Dabiri Reveals Plans to Allow Nigerians vote from Abroad, Claims INEC is Ready.

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has discussed the efforts and plans aimed towards ensuring that Nigerian citizens in the diaspora can vote from various parts of the world. Abike discussed the issue of diaspora voting during her interview on Arise News.

  1 year ago ago
Abike Dabiri Reveals Plans to Allow Nigerians vote from Abroad, Claims INEC is Ready.

MILITARY

2 Reasons Why The Government Should Consider Granting Bandits Amnesty Like Sheikh Gumi Suggested

According to a report from Sahara Reporters, the Islamic Cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has again asked the government to grant amnesty to bandits as it gave to Niger Delta militants. In the report, it was stated that Gumi made this suggestion in a Facebook post he shared on Monday.

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2 Reasons Why The Government Should Consider Granting Bandits Amnesty Like Sheikh Gumi Suggested

POLITICS

Femi Falana Reveals What US Government Could Do if Abba Kyari Does not Submit Himself To Them.

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana has revealed the steps which the US government may decide to take if DCP Abba Kyari fails to submit himself to the United States. Chief Femi Falana made the revelation during an interview on Arise News. You may have heard of the ongoing issue involving Abba Kyari and the United States.

  1 year ago ago
Femi Falana Reveals What US Government Could Do if Abba Kyari Does not Submit Himself To Them.

POLITICS

Key Reasons Why Oshiomhole, Osinbajo Said Governance Is From The Heart And Not Age Nor Gender

The political perception of reducing political participation to age and gender has been cautioned by the former National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole. Photo credit: @Arise News While speaking at a public presentation of a book titled 'Politics That Work,' written by Babafemi Ajudu and Alex James, Oshiomhole warned that it is very dangerous to reduce governance and issues of government in Nigeria to age, and even the question of gender.

  11 months ago ago
Key Reasons Why Oshiomhole, Osinbajo Said Governance Is From The Heart And Not Age Nor Gender

MILITARY

2 Things ISWAP Terrorists Intended To Achieve By Attacking Repentant Boko Haram Members

Report which surfaced yesterday revealed how the Nigerian army confronted ISWAP terrorists trying to attack repentant Boko Haram members and their families. The Islamic State of West African Province is a faction of the deadly Boko Haram sect.While one might be wondering why the ISWAP terrorists made this attack, the unsuccessful attempt to kill surrendered members can only be justified by the two reasons below:

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2 Things ISWAP Terrorists Intended To Achieve By Attacking Repentant Boko Haram Members

SOCIETY

#EndSARS Memorial: Was The Police Right To Harass The Female Journalist For Flying A Drone?

It was seen on news on Wednesday how the Lagos State Police harassed a female journalist who works with Arise News TV. Credit: Arise News Yesterday was supposed to be a memorial to honor the death of youths that lost their lives during the #EndSARS protest. Although the Lagos State Police had earlier positioned themselves at the tollgate to ensure there is peace in the area.

  11 months ago ago
#EndSARS Memorial: Was The Police Right To Harass The Female Journalist For Flying A Drone?

POLITICS

Dino Melaye Calls Out Arise TV After His Interview With The Said Media House Was Cancelled.

Despite his status as arguably one of the most influential Nigerian politicians today, Dino Melaye has had to face rejection from Arise TV not once, despite being invited by the media house on two separate occasions. Also called Arise News, the broadcasting channel is a London-based world news conduit which is owned by a Nigerian media magnate by name Nduka Obaigbena, with its studios spreading across various notable cities like London, New York City and Abuja.

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Dino Melaye Calls Out Arise TV After His Interview With The Said Media House Was Cancelled.

POLITICS

Watch: Wole Soyinka Speaks On Nigeria's Unity, Says The Country Can Not Continue As One

Nigerian Nobel prize winner, playwright, novelist, poet, Akinwande Oluwole Babatunde Soyinka popularly known as Wole Soyinka has reacted to Nigeria's unity even as the country is faced with a lot of things threatening her unity. Soyinka in an interview with Arise News said Nigeria can not continue as one if the country fails to decentralize.

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Watch: Wole Soyinka Speaks On Nigeria's Unity, Says The Country Can Not Continue As One

POLITICS

"Women are Less Corrupt than Men in Nigeria's Politics" - Peter Obi Explains

The former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi has explained why he thinks women are less corrupt than men when it comes to politics. The Ex-Nigerian Governor made his revelation during an interview on Arise News. Women participation in Politics and leadership has been emphasized in Nigeria since many women have been exemplary in their contribution to the country.

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CAREER-JOBS

Do you sincerely think that unemployment was 8 percent in 2015?- Ajuri Ngelale

Special Advicer on Public Affairs to President Muhammadu Buhari, Ajuri Ngelale, spoke to a great length about the achievements of the Buhari led administration. The presidential aide talked about issues concerning infrastructural development, social intervention, insecurity among others. Ajuri who was a guest on ARISE News, spoke passionately about the achievements of President Buhari.

  1 year ago ago
Do you sincerely think that unemployment was 8 percent in 2015?- Ajuri Ngelale

POLITICS

Check Out What Wole Soyinka Said After He Was Asked If Nigeria Can Still Continue As One (Video).

David Oluwafemi Adewunmi Abdulateef Fani-Kayode, who is a Nigerian politician, essayist, poet, and a lawyer, has taken to his Official Facebook page to share a video of Akinwande Oluwole Babatunde Soyinka, popularly known as Wole Soyinka, during an interview with the "Arise News".

  1 year ago ago
Check Out What Wole Soyinka Said After He Was Asked If Nigeria Can Still Continue As One (Video).

POLITICS

Opinion: 2 Women That May Emerge As Candidates For The 2023 Presidential Election

More than sixty years after Nigeria's independence, the country has still not been able to produce a female President. Other African countries like Liberia, Ethiopia and others have done so, but Nigeria is yet to follow that example. But with the 2023 presidential elections fast approaching, it won't be surprising if we see a female candidate being selected by one of the political parties in the country to be part of the race.

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: 2 Women That May Emerge As Candidates For The 2023 Presidential Election