Nnamdi Kanu Challenges Court Order Declaring IPOB Terrorist Organisation

Nnamdi Kanu Challenges Court Order Declaring IPOB Terrorist Organisation

The leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has challenged the court order proscribing his group and declaring it a terrorist group. In a statement on Friday, Mr. Kanu’s lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, said the motion challenging Wednesday’s court order was filed on Friday. According to the motion, dated September 21, Mr. Ejiofor argued that IPOB is a non-violent organisation; therefore the decision of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court to…

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Buhari’s Return: APC Presidential Hopefuls Court PDP For Tickets

Buhari’s Return: APC Presidential Hopefuls Court PDP For Tickets

Politicians on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, mostly from the northern part of the country, are presently jittery over the safe return of President Muhammadu Buhari from his medical sojourn in London, United Kingdom (UK). New Telegraph investigations revealed that following the prolonged stay of the president in London, some APC bigwigs who are jostling to succeed him should he fail to re-contest the 2019 election began scheming and opened consultations, but…

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OP-ED: Buhari’s Problems With Rats Since 1983 – By Emmanuel Azikem

OP-ED: Buhari’s Problems With Rats Since 1983 – By Emmanuel Azikem

It was exactly 33 years ago today that General Muhammadu Buhari’s first voyage to tackle corruption was swallowed up by the internal dissension within the military that led to his ouster. The morning after the coup on August 27, 1985, Nigerians were gripped by the image of the unbending and tough talking Head of State being taken away from Dodan Barracks by soldiers. Thirty three years on, and in his second coming as a civilian…

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President Buhari Approves A Rail Line From Kano To Daura And Others

President Buhari Approves A Rail Line From Kano To Daura And Others

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a rail line from Kano to his hometown in Daura, Jibia local government areas of Katsina state, Port Harcourt to Maiduguri, Kano to Maiduguri, Makurdi to Jos, Gombe to Yobe to Borno, Jigawa to Niger Republic. This was disclosed by Rotimi Ameachi, the minister of transportation, at The Osasu Show Symposium in Abuja on Friday. Amaechi said the transportation infrastructure in Nigeria has been mismanaged for many years, and so…

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[VIDEO] Asari Dokubo speaks on ‘United States of Biafra’ government, constitution

[VIDEO] Asari Dokubo speaks on ‘United States of Biafra’ government, constitution

The leader of the Niger Delta Volunteer Force (NDVF), Chief Asari Dokubo, has said Biafra will be known as United States of Biafra. In a 13-minute clip currently trending on social media, he also revealed that he has been involved in drafting the Biafran constitution. Dokubo stated that the ‘confederating units’ of Biafra may be decided by referendum. According to him, revenue will be divided 70% to the confederating units and 30% to the central…

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N11tn Electricity Scam: ICC Hears SERAP’s Petition Against Obasanjo, Jonathan

N11tn Electricity Scam: ICC Hears SERAP’s Petition Against Obasanjo, Jonathan

The International Criminal Court, ICC, in The Hague is considering SERAP’s petition on the allegations of widespread, systematic and large-scale corruption in the electricity sector since the return of democracy in 1999 and under the governments of former presidents, Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan in Nigeria. Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, in a statement on Wednesday by its deputy director, Timothy Adewale, said that, “SERAP can confirm that the ICC is now…

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Buhari Orders Service Chiefs To Attack all Threats To Nigeria’s Unity

Buhari Orders Service Chiefs To Attack all Threats To Nigeria’s Unity

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the nation’s service chiefs to ensure that all threats to the unity of the country are dealt with. Abayomi Olonisakin, Chief of Defence Staff, made this known after a meeting between the President and the Security chiefs on Tuesday. Olonisakin said the meeting, which lasted several hours, was to update the President on some security developments that came up while he was away on medical vacation in the United Kingdom. “We…

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Buhari’s Return: PDP’s 2019 Political Calculation May Have Been Altered

Buhari’s Return: PDP’s 2019 Political Calculation May Have Been Altered

The return of President Muhammadu Buhari after more than 100 days in the United Kingdom has altered political calculation of the main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Chief Sam Nkire stated this on Monday while reacting to the news of President Buhari’s return. He said there was evidence that the leadership and members of the PDP had been forced to swallow their words about taking over government in 2019 from the APC. He said…

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President Buhari Resumes, Notifies National Assembly

President Buhari Resumes, Notifies National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday resumed work at the Presidential villa, Abuja after returning from medical treatment abroad. Mr, Buhari in first letter, notified the National Assembly of his resumption in line with Section 145 of the 1999 Consitution. See letter: Share on: WhatsApp

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Buhari’s Return: Yahaya Bello Declares Monday Public Holiday In Kogi State

Buhari’s Return: Yahaya Bello Declares Monday Public Holiday In Kogi State

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has declared Monday, August 21 as public holiday and Thanksgiving day to commemorate the safe return of President Muhammadu Buhari from his medical vacation in London. A statement issued on Sunday in Lokoja by his Director General on Media and Publicity, Kingsley Fanwo, said the gesture was in line with the support of the Kogi people for “the renaissance of our nation by Mr. President”. “We urge Kogites to…

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