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APC Speaks On Plot To Remove Oyegun

APC Speaks On Plot To Remove Oyegun

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National publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bolaji Abdullahi says the National Working Committee is “not miffed” by those calling for the removal of its National Chairman, John Oyegun. He was reacting to a protest near the secretariat in Abuja last Friday by some party members. ‎ The protesters, who dropped a petition at the national office, said they want action taken ahead of the meetings of the national caucus and the National Executive Committee fixed for the 26 and 27 February 2018. Leader of the group, Ishola Adeshina alleged that Oyegun had been running the accounts of the party without a recourse to majority of national officers of the party Reacting, Abdullahi noted that it was within the right of the petitioners to demand for accoun
Falana Blasts FG, States Failing To Prosecute Suspects Of Killings In Nigeria

Falana Blasts FG, States Failing To Prosecute Suspects Of Killings In Nigeria

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Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has condemned the delay in prosecuting over 100 suspects arrested in connection with the killings in Benue State, fearing that the suspects might eventually escape justice. Falana has also asked the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) “to investigate the refusal of state attorneys-general to prosecute murder suspects due to political pressure or sheer negligence of duty.” In a letter he addressed to the NBA President, Mr. Abubakar Mahmoud (SAN), Falana feared that the suspects might be released from custody, noting that they “have not been charged with culpable homicide in the appropriate courts by the state government.” The activist regretted that the NBA had failed “to monitor the prosecution of the scores of murder suspects arrested by the pol
Gov. Okorocha Breaks Silence On Plot To Impeach His Deputy, Eze Madumere

Gov. Okorocha Breaks Silence On Plot To Impeach His Deputy, Eze Madumere

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Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has formally reacted to the controversy over the alleged plot to impeach his deputy, Prince Eze Madumere. He said such an impeachment would be of no political benefit to him or anybody else. Okorocha, who spoke during the weekend through his Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Mr. Sam Onwuemeodo, described the report of the purported impeachment plot as disdainful and ridiculous. He said: “We have also been inundated with calls on the issue for reaction and for reasons best known to us we decided to remain calm until now. “And interestingly, those mentioned to be behind the imagined impeachment plan are Hon. Obinna Mbata, Commissioner for Finance and Hon Luggard Osuji, representing Owerri Municipal Constituency in the State House of Asse
Why Buhari Will Win Easily In 2019 – Mu’azu

Why Buhari Will Win Easily In 2019 – Mu’azu

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An All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain in Gombe State, Abubakar Habu Mu’azu has declared that President Muhammdu Buhari will easily win if he re-contests in 2019. The governorship aspirant said this at the weekend after a meeting of APC supporters. He said: “Nigerians have seen his leadership qualities. People particularly in the North East have seen peace and it is because of the peace that we are here. And because of the corruption that he has been fighting he was commended the world over. “For the elites, definitely there is a problem because there was no business as usual. The elites are crying but the common man is happy because of peace. It is only when we live in peace that we will know that we are hungry. “It is when there is peace that you will know t
Blood Is Becoming Cheaper Than Petrol In Buhari’s Nigeria – Shehu Sani

Blood Is Becoming Cheaper Than Petrol In Buhari’s Nigeria – Shehu Sani

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Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial Zone, Shehu Sani, says that blood is becoming cheaper than petrol in today’s Nigeria. Sani said on Saturday that Nigeria has now become a country of “mass murder, mass burial and continuous bereavement”. The senator said when a country is no more shocked by tragedy, it has lost its humanity. “In Nigeria today, blood is becoming cheaper than water and PMS. The most tragic of all tragedies is when tragedy become a routine in our daily lives,” he said. “We are in an era where our political class are toasting champagne on the tiles of new sepulcher. The silence and cowardice of the northern political elites to the mass killings going on in the north is out of fear that they can be labeled or blackmailed as being anti government. “When a natio
Barely 24 Hours As President Of South Africa, Ramaphosa Appoints Cabinet Members

Barely 24 Hours As President Of South Africa, Ramaphosa Appoints Cabinet Members

Breaking, Foreign
While Nigerians waited for over 6 Months for President Buhari's Ministerial list. It only took less than 24 hours after Cyril Ramaphosa was sworn in as President of the Republic of South Africa to release his cabinet list. He has made major cabinet and Government appointments to kick start his agenda for the smooth running of his administration. The President, realizing the enormous task ahead, has hit the ground running. That is how serious minded leaders operate.The urgency is now and how to fix the nation. President: Cyril Ramaposa Deputy President: Lindiwe Sisulu Minister in the Presidency: Women in the Presidency: Thoko Didiza Planning‚ Monitoring and Development: Finance: Mcebisi Jonas Public Enterprises: Pravin Gordan Communications: Ayanda Dlodlo Police: Beki Cele Hig
Jonathan Reveals Why Buhari, APC Has Failed In Governing Nigeria

Jonathan Reveals Why Buhari, APC Has Failed In Governing Nigeria

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said the All Progressives Congress, APC, has failed in governance because the party came into power using the instrumentality of propaganda. Jonathan spoke when he received the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus who led members of the National Working Committee, NWC, on a courtesy visit to the Headquarters of the Jonathan Foundation in Yenogoa, the Bayelsa state capital and was contained in a statement by Secondus’ spokesperson, Ike Abonyi. The former President also commended the newly elected Prince Secondus led NWC for drawing back confidence in the party, pointing out that those who left will soon return. According to the statement, Jonathan expressed optimism that members who left the party would
Shehu Sani Reacts To Fresh Zamfara Attack That Left 18 Dead

Shehu Sani Reacts To Fresh Zamfara Attack That Left 18 Dead

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Shehu Sani, the senator representing Kaduna Central has reacted to fresh attack in Zamfara that led to death of 18 people. Zamfara Police Command on Thursday confirmed that 18 persons were killed in a fresh attack by gunmen in Birane village in Zurmi Local Government Area of the state. According to reports, the death toll has risen from 18 to 44. Reacting, the lawmaker expressed worry about the sad incident, stating that mourning has become part of Nigerians’ everyday life. According to him, news of tragic incidents in the country is no longer a major headline but a series. He stated this in a series of tweets. Shehu Sani wrote, “The bloodshed in Zamfara is yet another tragedy in a series. There is no enough tears to cry. Mourning is becoming part of our lives
Zuma’s Resignation: It’s Time To Send Buhari To The ‘Other Room’ – Jonathan’s Aide, Omokri

Zuma’s Resignation: It’s Time To Send Buhari To The ‘Other Room’ – Jonathan’s Aide, Omokri

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Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan has said that President Muhammadu Buhari will be next African leader to be sacked, calling on Nigerians to come out and send President Buhari to the “other room” in Daura. The former Presidential aide said this in reaction to the resignation of South African president, Jacob Zuma and Ethopia’s prime ministers during the week. In a series of tweets, Reno said Africa is now saying farewell to failed leaders, adding that following the resignation of the prominent leaders , Buhari will be next to be forced out of office. DAILY POST reported earlier in the week of the resignation of South African President, Jacob Zuma after pressure from the ruling party. Reno said it’s time for African leaders who are so engrossed with powe
IGP Idris Reveals Only Solution To Herdsmen/Farmers’ Clash In Nigeria

IGP Idris Reveals Only Solution To Herdsmen/Farmers’ Clash In Nigeria

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The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has said that the only genuine solution to herdsmen/farmers crisis in some parts of the country is through dialogue. IGP Idris said this at the public launch of his book titled: ‘Security and Justice: The pathway for peace and reconciliation in Nigeria’, in Lagos while appealing to Nigerians to shun inciting statements and stop playing politics with crisis. Idris disclosed that he was personally in Benue State to discuss reconciliation moves with the parties involved, adding that the responses had, so far, been encouraging. The IGP said: “The challenges we are having with these herdsmen have gone down. In Benue, we have 15 Police units on ground and I have been monitoring their successes. I was in Benue and we have been h
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