Author: Solomon Rukome

My Letter To Buhari On Herdsmen Killings Yet To Be Answered- Gov Ortom

My Letter To Buhari On Herdsmen Killings Yet To Be Answered- Gov Ortom

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Governor Samuel Ortom has shed more light on the letter he earlier said he wrote to the President on imminent attacks in Benue by Fulani herdsmen without getting any response. “I was told that it (letter) was being processed and I hope by now it has been processed and that action will be taken now that the entire delegation from Benue State is here and Mr. President has directed the IG that something should be done about this matter because we cannot allow lawlessness and impunity. “When people violate the law and they are not sanctioned, it becomes a problem. “I believe that these people will be arrested because there is enough evidence against them.”
APC NWC, Finally Arrange A Meeting On Congresses, Convention

APC NWC, Finally Arrange A Meeting On Congresses, Convention

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The All Progressives Congress National Working Committee and governors elected on its platform would meet at the party national secretariat on Wednesday, Jan. 17. The consultative meeting according to a source at the party’s national secretariat will discuss the 2019 general election timetable issued by the Independent National Electoral Commission recently. The meeting is expected to also fix a date for the party’s congresses and national convention that had been slated to hold this year “The governors and the NWC members will discuss the issue of the party congress and convention; they will also look at the INEC 2019 general election timetable, “As you know, this will be the first consultative meeting in 2018. “The meeting is expected to be attended by the governors as oth
Obasanjo Mentions Out Buhari  As An African Presidents Offering Transformation As A leader

Obasanjo Mentions Out Buhari As An African Presidents Offering Transformation As A leader

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo commended some African leaders during a major speech on leadership at Oxford University on Monday but left out the president of his own country. The former president named three African countries whose leaders, he said, are taking progressive economic measures and recording giant strides in line with the demands of the 21st century. He specifically cited President Allassane Ouatarra for “focusing on transformative potential in Côte d’Ivoire.” Mr. Ouatarra took immmeidate steps to heal the country following the violence that greeted his election in 2011, Mr. Obasanjo said. Over 3,000 deaths were recorded in the post-election violence that hit the French-speaking West African country after the incumbent Laurent Gbagbo refused to step down, citin
Run For Your Life: Nigerian Army Declares Manhunt for Boko Haram Factional Leader

Run For Your Life: Nigerian Army Declares Manhunt for Boko Haram Factional Leader

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The Nigerian Army has declared manhunt for Boko Haram factional leader, Abu Mus’ab Albarnawiy. The army also said main Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, is no longer a threat to the counter-insurgency operations as a result of his bad health. The army described Shekau as a “spent horse, waiting for his waterloo,” and also said the sect’s factional leader, Albarnawiy, “who has been deceiving and recruiting gullible and misguided youths into his fold will soon be captured. In a statement by the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, by the Director of Army/Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Usman, the army said it had no doubt that Mamman Nur Algadi ,another factional leader of the terrorist “has been wounded and he is more or less a cripple since 2014 at Mubi,” since h

Fast And Furious: Ex-Gov Adebayo says Fayose, PDP an accident that won’t happen again

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The emergence of Ayodele Fayose as the governor of Ekiti has been described as one that happened by accident like in the movie fast and furious. A former governor of the state, Niyi Adebayo stated this when he was asked by newsmen to comment on the chances of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the coming 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State currently in control of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He was accosted by the newsmen in Abuja soon after the inauguration of a four-member strategic committee, led by him and set up by APC to do a forensic analysis of the reasons the party lost the Anambra State governorship election in November 2017. In APC chances in Ekiti come 2018, he said, “Basically, I believe the present governor got there surely by accident and I believe pe
Reverse Of Fate,‎Reps Member Dumps APC, Says APC Is Becoming Titanic

Reverse Of Fate,‎Reps Member Dumps APC, Says APC Is Becoming Titanic

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A member of the House of Representatives, Adams Jagaba, has described the All Progressives Congress (APC) becoming the ship in the movie Titanic. The member, who is the House committee chairman on interior, representing Kachia/Kagarko constituency of Kaduna State stated this on Monday evening when he officially dumped the ruling APC for a yet to be disclosed party. This is against the more recent trends of elected officials who have of late dumped their parties, especially the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the ruling APC. However, Mr. Jagaba’s decision to dump the ruling party followed his suspension by the Kaduna State chapter of the APC. He said, “APC is a sinking ship and I won’t perish with it. I expected dismissal and now suspension. It’s been long I bid them (APC)
Soldiers Allegedly Destroy Over 50 Houses In Bayelsa

Soldiers Allegedly Destroy Over 50 Houses In Bayelsa

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Few days after the President of the Ijaw Youth Council, IYC WorldWide led by Barr. Rolland Oweilaemi Pereotubor called on the germane security agencies, concretely the Joint Task Force to mop up riverine communities in Delta and Bayelsa State and rid same of criminalities, over fifty houses with several lives were verbalized to have been eradicated and lost in Toru-Ndoro Community, in Ekeremor Local Regime Area of the state where a military official was killed last week by suspected militants. The Soldiers were alleged to be on a reprisal attack over the beheading of their colleagues last week by some ex-militants operating in the Ndoro axis. A source who craved anonymity disclosed that an ex-militant leader from Ogulagha Kingdom, Delta State, Mr. Bonny Gawei who was said...
PDP Vows To Recall Rep Who Decamped To APC

PDP Vows To Recall Rep Who Decamped To APC

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said plans were underway to recall a member of the House of Representatives, Mayowa Akinfolarin, who recently defected to the All Progressives Congress, APC‎. Mr. Akinfolarin represents Ile-Oluji Oke-Igbo/Odigbo Federal Constituency at the National Assembly. The party’s National Vice Chairman, South West, Eddy Olafeso, who spoke to reporters in Akure, said arrangements had been concluded to ensure the lawmakers loses his seat at the House of Representatives for defecting to the APC. He condemned the defection of Mr. Akinfolarin and other representatives who dumped PDP for APC, and vowed that the defectors would not go unpunished. “We are starting a process of recall for Mayowa Akinfolarin who called all PDP leaders evil and that he has actually
Ortom Weeps Profusely, Calls For Buhari’s Help Over Bloodthirsty Herdsmen

Ortom Weeps Profusely, Calls For Buhari’s Help Over Bloodthirsty Herdsmen

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Governor Samuel Ortom wept profusely as marauding Fulani herdsmen on Tuesday continued their New Year attack in two local government areas in Benue State – Guma, the governor's local government, and the Logo Local Government Area – killing over 50 persons. The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Terver Akase, confirmed the attacks, saying those dead included nine members of the Benue State Livestock Guards, while dozens were critically injured. Ortom who was distraught over the incidents was said to have wept profusely at the scene of the attacks and called on President Muhammadu Buhari to protect his people from the hands of the bloodthirsty herdsmen. The governor was also at the Benue State University Teaching Hospital to commiserate with the injured and said that the dev
Fani Kayode Reacts To Apostle Suleman’s Prophecy On His Wife.

Fani Kayode Reacts To Apostle Suleman’s Prophecy On His Wife.

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Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has reacted to the prophecy by the senior pastor of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman, that there will be an assassination attempt on his wife, Precious, this year. Suleman in 2018 prophecies on New Year day, said some persons will try to assassinate Precious sometime this year. Reacting, the former minister on his Instagram page thanked Apostle Suleman for revealing what would befall his family. He, however, boasted that he is not afraid as nothing shall happen to his wife. ”I thank the Lord for using the great Apostle Suleman to expose the evil plan of my adversaries to assassinate my beautiful wife, Precious Chikwendu, in 2018. “The bible says the Lord “reveals to redeem”. They shall fail because she is a daughter o
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