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Nigeria Now In A State Of Anarchy, Constitution Now Suspended – Fayose

Nigeria Now In A State Of Anarchy, Constitution Now Suspended – Fayose

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Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has raised the alarm that Nigeria was drifting towards a state of anarchy, calling on the international community to intervene and rescue the country from turning to a war zone, where mass killings is a usual occurrence. Governor Fayose, who was reacting to the killing of 18 worshippers and the two priests in Benue State allegedly by herdsmen, President Muhammadu Buhari’s withdrawal of $496 million from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) without approval of the National Assembly and the controversial arrest of Senator Dino Melaye, said it was obvious that “under this government of President Buhari, the constitution is on suspension.” He said; “If half of the level aggressiveness being shown by the Police on the arrest of Senator Dino Melaye because of
Govt At Work: Tuesday 24 April Highlights Of Government Activities

Govt At Work: Tuesday 24 April Highlights Of Government Activities

Breaking, Business
YESTERDAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: President Muhammadu Buhari met with the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen at the State House, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari received Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State at the State House, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment, with immediate effect, of Ambassador Apollonius Demenongu Agev from Benue State (North Central) and Mr. Kio Solomon Benibo Amieyeofori from Rivers State (South-South) as Deputy Directors-General at the National Intelligence Agency. The President also met with governors of the APC at the First Ladies Chambers. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended the inauguration of the 30,000- seater church auditorium of the Deeper Life Bible Church in Gbagada, Lagos. INFORMATION: Chief of A...
Yesterday’s Incident Involving Senator Dino Melaye: A Last Resort

Yesterday’s Incident Involving Senator Dino Melaye: A Last Resort

Breaking, Politics
Sequel to the avalanche of calls by well-meaning Nigerians and supporters of Senator Dino Melaye for enquiries about the well-being and safety of the Senator and against the backdrop of baseless rumours being spread on the social media, we are constrained to make the record straight as follows: Earlier in the morning, Senator Dino Melaye as a law-abiding citizen voluntarily submitted himself to the operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) who had laid siege to his private residence since around 3.35pm of Monday, April 23, 2018. He, along with his lawyers and personal aides, was driven in his private car to the SARS office in Guzape district of Abuja, sandwiched among the numerous police vehicles earleir deployed to his house. For the avoidance of doubt, he had never evaded po...
House Of Reps Called To Commence Impeachment Process Of President Buhari

House Of Reps Called To Commence Impeachment Process Of President Buhari

Breaking, Politics
The House of Representatives has been called upon to commence the impeachment process of President Muhammadu Buhari. Honourable Kingsley Chinda raised the motion over Buhari's illegal withdrawal of $496 million to pay for 12 Tucano jets without the approval of the National Assembly. The session was very rowdy as Buhari's supporters protested against the Impeachment bill. Details Soon...
2019: Saraki, Tambuwal, Others Give PDP Conditions Before Re-joining Party

2019: Saraki, Tambuwal, Others Give PDP Conditions Before Re-joining Party

Breaking, Politics
Will the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) grant the request of Senate President Bukola Saraki and some of its former members for a name change before rejoining the party? The party is wooing Saraki, Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal, his predecessor, Senator Aliyu Wammako, former Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso (Kano) and former Governor Danjuma Goje (Gombe) to return to its fold in order to wrest power from the All Progressives Congress (APC) next year. They all left PDP in 2014 to form APC, which wrested power from PDP in the 2015 elections. Although sources said yesterday that the request of the APC chieftains tagged as “game changers” had been “tactically rejected” by the National Executive Committee (NEC), PDP spokesman Kola Ologbondiyan claimed that no decision has been taken on the issue.
Police Gives Reasons For Cordoning Dino Melaye’s House

Police Gives Reasons For Cordoning Dino Melaye’s House

Breaking, Politics, Security
Police heirachy on Monday night said that the siege on Senator Dino Melaye’s residence was necessitated by his involvement in a case of unlawful possession of prohibited firearms. Police Force Deputy Spokesperson, Adeniran Aremu, in a chat with newsmen said, "Our action was prompted by the fact that he was invited in a case of unlawful possession of firearms and other crimes. His words, "The police had invited him on more than two or three occasions but he failed to honour the invitations. That is why we are there right now. “You know when a case is in court, there is no law that stops you from further questioning if you need to answer question on the suspects. “There is no law that stops the police from further inviting him or asking question about the case".
Shiites Members Clash With Police In Abuja Again

Shiites Members Clash With Police In Abuja Again

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Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, Monday, in Abuja, engaged men and officers of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, to a duel after they stormed the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, demanding the release of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that the police had on April 16 arrested 115 members of the sect during a violent protest in the territory. A senior security officer who pleaded anonymity because he was not permitted to talk to journalists, said that the sect members had to be forcefully dispersed after all pleas to leave the area fell on deaf ears. It was however gathered that the sect members engaged the police with stones and other missiles and smashed glasses of some vehicles parked in and around the NHRC building. The...
Underage Voters: Stop Working For APC – PDP Tells INEC

Underage Voters: Stop Working For APC – PDP Tells INEC

Breaking, Politics
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) charges the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to stop covering the atrocities of the All Progressives Congress (APC) by making public its findings on underage voters in various states, particularly Kano and Katsina. We are aware that the investigation unearthed a multitude of underage voters, particularly in Kano and Katsina, but that INEC has been instructed by the APC and the Presidency cabal to conceal the atrocity, which they plan to use to rig the 2019 presidential election for President Muhammadu Buhari. Our investigation reveals that beyond underage voters, the INEC panel discovered other atrocities, which the APC and the Presidency agents have been suppressing. We are also aware of the manipulations in INEC’s computer data center
Government At Work: Monday 23 April Highlights Of Govt Activities

Government At Work: Monday 23 April Highlights Of Govt Activities

Breaking, Politics
President Muhammadu Buhari commiserated with the Ondo State Government, family and friends of the late former Nigeria’s Ambassador to Ethiopia, and Representative to the African Union (AU), Victor Adeyeye. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo visited the LEA Government Primary School, Life Camp, Abuja, to mark the international book and copyright day. Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, met with Meg O'Brien, Managing Director, Global Cancer Treatment, American Cancer Society and her team at the Ministry’s Headquarters in Abuja. Management and treatment of cancer patients in Nigeria was the focus of discussion. INFORMATION: President Muhammadu Buhari felicitates with former Minister of Information, Chief Alexander Akinyele, on his 80th birthday, tomorrow.
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