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Thursday, September 19, 2019
- Clement Ebri, an ex governor of Cross River, has stated that President Buhari would win elections in the state in 2019 - He said the people of the state would join hands with stakeholders to ensure a much better performance for the president in 2019, than in 2015 -...
Adelani Adepegba and Leke Baiyewu, Abuja Armed riot policemen on Monday laid siege to Shanga Street, Maitama, Abuja residence of Senator Dino Melaye to arrest him. The security operatives blocked one end of the street with a Toyota Hiace bus with tinted glasses and Abuja number plate, RSH 193 TP, and...
Senator Dino Melaye has been arrested at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport. According to an information he posted on his Twitter handle on Monday, Melaye said he was arrested on his way to Morocco after checking in to attend a Federal Government sponsored engagement. He wrote: “I have just been arrested...
Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, has said he prays Nigeria does not go through another Civil War. The former Head of State expressed regret over the numerous problems facing the country in recent times, especially the widespread security challenges and killings which he described as worrisome. Gowon, who attended...
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has described the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari as a “welcome development”. Buhari announced on Monday that he will be seeking re-election in office during the 2019 elections. He said this is because of the “clamour” by Nigerians urging him to seek a second...
Some Biafran sympathizers are currently protesting at the Pall Mall Street, Westminster, a few metres from Buckingham Palace as President Muhammadu Buhari meet Queen Elizabeth II and other heads of state. It would be recalled that Buhari while speaking at the Commonwealth Business Forum in Westminster, was quoted as saying...
Reno Omokri, the former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s comments that Nigerian youth are lazy is illogical. Omokri said contrary to the president’s comments, young Nigerians are hardworking and enterprising. Buhari made the statement on Wednesday during the Commonwealth Business Forum in London. The president had said Nigerian youth...
Senator Ovie Omo-Agege was allegedly accused Of masterminding the Senate chamber invasion by some thugs who hijacked the senate’s mace of authority in the wake of yesterday’s morning Wednesday, April 18, 2018. The embattled Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has been a prominent and important figure in Nigerian Politics with a track...
The senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, on Wednesday said he gave his waist belt to serve as a mace for senators to continue plenary after thugs invaded the chamber and made away with the mace. Senate plenary on Wednesday was disrupted after suspended senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, stormed the chamber...
The Nigerian police have announced the recovery of the senate’s stolen mace at a flyover before the Abuja city gate. Aremu Adeniran, deputy force public relations officer force headquarters, said a “patriotic passerby” saw the mace and alerted the police. Ovie Omo-Agege suspended Delta senator, allegedly led unidentified persons to the upper legislative...
The Senate has summoned Ibrahim Idris, the inspector-general of police; and Lawan Daura, the director-general of the Department of State Services (DSS) over the theft of the Senate mace. The mace was stolen on Wednesday by some thugs who invaded the red chambers. It has since been recovered and returned to the national...
Femi Falana, the human rights lawyer, says it is unconstitutional for any legislative chamber to suspend or sack a member. He said this on a Channels Television news programme on Wednesday in reaction to the suspension of Ovie Omo-Agege from the Senate. Falana said only a competent court of law can...
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, yesterday lamented the seeming triumph of evil over good as being demonstrated in the incessant killings and violent dislodging of citizens of this country with impunity by bandits and militia groups. Soyinka, who spoke on the campus of Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile Ife...
All former presidents and leaders of Nigeria are in unison to effect a change in the leadership of the country in 2019, opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), revealed on Thursday. The National Chairman of the party, Mr Uche Secondus, hinted on Thursday at an emergency National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting...
In a lead judgment, the Court of Appeal sitting in Ado Ekiti on Thursday, directed the freezing of the account of the Ekiti state governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose. The court allowed the appeal filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission against the judgment of Justice Taiwo. O Taiwo of...