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OPINION:- Nigeria: Once A Nation, Now An Abattoir – By – Reno Omokiri

OPINION:- Nigeria: Once A Nation, Now An Abattoir – By – Reno Omokiri

Breaking, Opinions, Politics
In July 2012, clashes between natives and herdsmen reached a head in Plateau state leading to tens of deaths on both sides. Then President Jonathan, when briefed about the situation insisted that there wouldn’t be such impunity under his leadership and immediately ordered the army to go to the affected communities and fish out the perpetrators and bring them to book. The military immediately obeyed the then president’s orders and sent troops to Barkin Ladi Local Government Area. They ordered all residents to leave their residence for temporary accommodation provided for them so they could conduct a joint air and ground operation to flush out the armed herdsmen who had been suspected of killing innocent Nigerians. The residents complied and the soldiers went in and not only did the
2019: Omokri Attacks Buhari For Reportedly Appointing Amaechi Campaign DG

2019: Omokri Attacks Buhari For Reportedly Appointing Amaechi Campaign DG

Breaking, Politics
Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has blasted President Muhammadu Buhari for reportedly appointing Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation as his 2019 campaign Director General. The former Special Adviser on New Media to Jonathan said rather than appoint Amaechi, Buhari should appoint a general to head “task force to stop killings of Nigerians by herdsmen.” Omokri, a United States, US-based Pastor asked Buhari to reciprocate the love Nigerians showed his family during the accident of his son by ensuring herdsmen who attacked Benue people were brought to justice. The former presidential aide, who took to his Twitter handle wrote, “At a time he should be thinking of appointing a General to head a task force to stop the killings of Nigerians b
Benue killings: APC Finally Making Sense – Fani-Kayode

Benue killings: APC Finally Making Sense – Fani-Kayode

Breaking, Politics
Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has reacted to the Benue All Progressives Congress, APC, Chairman Comrade Abba Yaro’s statement that recent killings in the State is a case of ethnic cleansing. Yaro had described the massive killing of over 50 Benue people by the Fulani herdsmen as an invitation for civil war. Yaro described the recent killings as an attempt to spark second civil war in Nigeria, insisting that, it was a clear case of ethnic cleansing around the Benue Valley which must be stopped immediately. Reacting, the former minister expressed joy that someone from the APC was finally making sense and coming to terms with brutality of Fulani herdsmen. Fani in agreement tweeted “Finally someone in the APC is talking sense. “I said this over two years ago and was in
If Jonathan Was A Looter, Buhari Is A Super Looter – ADP Chairman, Yesufu

If Jonathan Was A Looter, Buhari Is A Super Looter – ADP Chairman, Yesufu

Breaking, Politics
The National Chairman of Action Democratic Party (ADP), Yabaji Yesufu, has described President Muhammadu Buhari and members of his administration as super looters. Yesufu, while speaking with Daily Sun, said former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration may be seen as corrupt but that the current government, though pretending to be fighting corruption, is soaked in it. Asked if President Buhari has been successful in the fight against graft, Yesufu began, “He has not done well. In fact, he has performed woefully. Even if you take the case of Col. Dasuki, they said he diverted $2bn that was voted to fight Boko Haram. Today, this government that came to fight corruption has also done the same thing. “They have voted $1bn to fight Boko Haram. And we know that there
2019: Buhari Set To Re-Contest, Appoints Amaechi Campaign DG

2019: Buhari Set To Re-Contest, Appoints Amaechi Campaign DG

Breaking, Politics
President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly reappointed his Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, as the Director-General of his 2019 election campaign. According to THISDAY, Buhari may have finally made the decision to seek re-election and has started preparing to campaign. Amaechi, who led Buhari’s campaign in 2015, has been issued a letter of appointment for next year’s election and would make an official announcement on his appointment anytime soon. The President has hinted at contesting a few times in the past, but is refusing to share his aspirations with many people. He has, however, discussed the matter with Amaechi, who had convinced him to run in 2015. Sources close to the All Progressives Congress (APC), also hinted that although a majority of party members ar
Reno Omokri attacks Buhari over new year speech

Reno Omokri attacks Buhari over new year speech

Breaking, Politics
Reno Omokri, former aide to ex president Goodluck Jonathan has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s new year speech as a tragedy President Buhari on Monday in his new year speech promised to address challenging facing the country, citing fuel scarcity amongst others. Reno in reaction said Buhari’s speech focused on ‘What he will do’, noting that it showed that Nigeria will remain the same. He added that blame game on Jonathan’s administration will continue. “From his broadcast today, the only thing I can say is that Nigeria is going to see the same old same old under Buhari in 2018. If problems arise, he will look for who to blame rather than look for a solution. “Donald Trump has been in office less than a year and his communication with Americans centers on w
Fani Kayode Reacts To Fr. Mbaka’s Prophecy On Buhari

Fani Kayode Reacts To Fr. Mbaka’s Prophecy On Buhari

Breaking, Politics
Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, has reacted to Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka’s prophecy on Buhari. Mbaka, in his new year message, declared that Buhari would be totally disgraced if he takes a shot at the presidency after his current tenure. Reacting to the message, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain stated that the Lord has rejected Buhari. In his tweets on Tuesday, Fani Kayode also declared that those who supported Buhari in 2015 will also be put to shame in 2019. The tweet reads: ”Not only has the Lord rejected Buhari, not only will he be disgraced out of office with shame and ignomy but there is also this: no individual that had a hand in bringing this unprecedented and unrepentant curse to power in 2015 shall ever lead or rule Nigeria in the future
Fayose Orchestrated Detention Of Ekiti Oba – Human Rights lawyer, Ogele

Fayose Orchestrated Detention Of Ekiti Oba – Human Rights lawyer, Ogele

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An Akure-based human rights lawyer, Morakinyo Ogele has accused the Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose as the man behind the prosecution and detention in prison custody of Olukere of Ikere-Ekiti, Oba Obasanyin Ganiyu. An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrate Court had last Wednesday ordered that the monarch and five other persons be remanded in prison over allegations of conspiracy, attempted murder and murder. Ogele, who also hails from the town, while addressing newsmen told in Akure, stated that the case was not a murder case, but a political case made to take a toga of criminal matter. According to him, the continued detention of the traditional ruler could cause a major crisis in the town. He, however, warned the Governor to stop dragging the Yoruba traditional institution in t...
Yusuf Buhari Yet To Regain His Speech As Doctors Discover Additional Injury

Yusuf Buhari Yet To Regain His Speech As Doctors Discover Additional Injury

Breaking, Health
Yusuf Buhari, the son of Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari who was hospitalized in Abuja after a ghastly motorbike crash has not regained his ability to speak but doctors handling his treatment said he is gradually showing sign of recovery. Yesterday, the younger Buhari who sustained a head injury and a broken limb indicated to doctors repeatedly about his hand. A check on the hand showed it was fractured, leading doctors to embark on immediate treatment. A presidency source told Saharareporters that since Yusuf was admitted to Cedarcrest Hospital in Abuja he has not regained his speech due to traumatic brain injury. Yusuf was drag racing with a friend, Bashir Gwandu when they both crashed in Gwanripa neighborhood in Nigeria’s federal capital, Abuja. Gwan
Nigerian Army Announces A Major Shak-Up, Redeploys 399 Generals

Nigerian Army Announces A Major Shak-Up, Redeploys 399 Generals

Breaking, Politics
The Nigerian Army has announced that a major shake up carried out affected a total of 399 Senior Army Officers, among whom is the Director of Defence Information, Defence Headquarters, Major General John Enenche. A statement from the Director of Public Relations, Nigerian Army, Brig General Sani Usman on Friday night stated that the postings and redeployments of the affected officers represents the 2017 Fouth Quarter Postings. General Usman announced that the postings were with effect from January 2, 2018. The statement reads: “The Nigerian Army has today Friday 29th December 2017, released the 2017 Fourth Quarter Postings and Appointments of its Officers. It will be recalled that recently some senior officers were promoted to the ranks of Brigadier Generals and Major Generals respectiv
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