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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.