How Amaechi, Wike Turned Traffic Altercation To Power Play In Control Of Rivers

How Amaechi, Wike Turned Traffic Altercation To Power Play In Control Of Rivers

Governor Nyesome Wike of Rivers State and his immediate predecessor, Rotimi Amaechi have once again taken their quest to assert control over the state to another level. Both men on Saturday were involved in a traffic altercation, but turned it into a power play to justify who should be in charge of the politics of the state. Their security convoys and details did not miss the chance to create havoc in efforts to please their…

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Atiku Condemns Boko Haram Attacks On Adamawa

Atiku Condemns Boko Haram Attacks On Adamawa

Atiku Abubakar, former Nigerian Vice President, on Tuesday condemned the latest bomb attack in Madagali and Gulak areas of Adamawa state. The former Vice President and Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, who took to his Twitter handle described the attack as “cowardly.” “The attack on innocent people by Boko Haram Terrorists deserves continued condemnation and action. The latest attack on Adamawa is cowardly!,” he wrote. Residents of Madagali and Gulak in Adamawa State…

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FG Suspends Obono-Obla As Chairman Of Public Property Recovery Panel

FG Suspends Obono-Obla As Chairman Of Public Property Recovery Panel

The Federal Government has suspended the Chairman of the Special Investigation Panel on the Recovery of Public Property, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla, from further carrying out any official operation until further notice from the Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo. Special Adviser to the Attorney-General of the Federation on Media and Publicity, Mr. Salihu Isah, said in a statement on Sunday that government considered Obono-Obla’s actions of late as running contrary to the enabling Act establishing panel. The statement,…

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2nd Niger Brige: Osinbajo Made A Mistake – Presidency

2nd Niger Brige: Osinbajo Made A Mistake – Presidency

Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Vice President, Laolu Akande, has issued a correction to the figure stated by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on the amount released for “early works” construction on the Second Niger Bridge by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. He issued the clarification Tuesday, stating that Osinbajo was quoted as saying that $2 billion instead of N2 billion had been released to the contractor handling the project. According to…

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Reps Move To Investigate Aso Rock Clinic After Mrs Buhari’s Outcry

Reps Move To Investigate Aso Rock Clinic After Mrs Buhari’s Outcry

Members of the House of Representatives on Thursday moved that the alleged deplorable state of the Presidential Villa Clinic should be investigated by the Committee on Health Services and report back within 3weeks. This is coming after several backslash on the deplorable state of the clinic by the President’s family. This was sequel to a motion sponsored by Rep Henry Archibong, PDP, Akwa Ibom, entitled:’Need To Investigate The Deplorable Condition Of The State Clinic And…

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North Korea hits back at Trump Over new sanctions

North Korea hits back at Trump Over new sanctions

The rift between the United States and North Korea appears to be getting more tense. The United States ramped up sanctions aimed at curtailing North Korea’s nuclear weapons drive Thursday, as Kim Jong-Un vowed that Donald Trump’s “deranged” threats would only toughen his resolve. The US president unveiled the new measures as he met with the leaders of allies Japan and South Korea, even as key international players China and Russia voiced unease with his…

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2019 Politics: 13 Political Parties Plan Merger To Dislodge APC

2019 Politics: 13 Political Parties Plan Merger To Dislodge APC

A total of 13 registered political parties in the country have agreed to collapse into one mega party to be known as Freedom and Justice Party (FJP). The interim national chairman of the proposed party, Dr. Onwunbuya Breakforth said on Monday while briefying newmen. He said the merger was coming as a result of the ‘failure’ of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to rescue Nigerians from the various challenges…

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We Cannot Be Terrorists, We Don’t Carry Arms Or Kill People – IPOB Responds

We Cannot Be Terrorists, We Don’t Carry Arms Or Kill People – IPOB Responds

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has reacted to the declaration by the Defence Headquarters that the group is a terrorist organisation. The group said it was a non-violent movement and that it had never carried arms or killed anyone. IPOB’s position was made known by Prince Kanu, the younger brother of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu during a chat with newsmen on Friday. He said: “It is very, very laughable that that is coming from…

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Nnamdi Kanu: The Young Man That Started A Revolution In Nigeria – By Omololu Omotoshou

Nnamdi Kanu: The Young Man That Started A Revolution In Nigeria – By Omololu Omotoshou

Nigeria is at a crossroads. The Nigerian elite needs to come together and choose a path of peace, reconciliation, and honesty. Nnamdi Kanu of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) came from almost obscurity to the point of leading a reawakening of the consciousness of his followers within the Indigenous People of Biafra and Nigerians worldwide. The viral video being circulated on social media of supposed IPOB members that are also Nigerian citizens being humiliated, dehumanized,…

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Fayose Sacks Media Aid For Not Mobilizing Coverage For Governor On Salah Day

Fayose Sacks Media Aid For Not Mobilizing Coverage For Governor On Salah Day

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Peter Fayose has sacked his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Idowu Adelusi, according to a statement by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka. AccordiGovernorng to the statement, Adelusi was sacked over “dereliction of duty.” The statement, which was announced on the state-owned radio station, did not explain the specific offence committed by Adelusi. However, a source in the Governor’s Office said Adelusi was sacked because he failed…

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