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Daily Archives: June 9, 2018

APC Convention Committee Member full of fears

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There is huge tension over the forthcoming National Convention of the All Progressives Congress. According to a member of the Convention Committee, there is uncertainty surrounding the event as the party has been deeply fragmented by events of the past few weeks. “We are in a state of confusion as I speak. There is no direction nor purpose. There is ...

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President Buhari signs law stopping VPs who complete a president’s tenure from contesting for presidency twice

President Buhari signs law stopping VPs who complete a president’s tenure from contesting for presidency twice

President Buhari has signed into law a bill that prevents a vice-president who completes a president’s tenure from contesting twice. The senior special assistant to President Buhari on National Assembly matters, Ita Enang, disclosed this to newsmen in Abuja today June 8th. The law also applies to a deputy governors who complete the tenure of a governor. “I just want ...

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Femi Falana backs son, Falz over controversial video

Femi Falana backs son, Falz over controversial video

A human rights activist and renowned lawyer, Femi Falana(SAN) has dared the Muslims Rights Concern, MURIC, to sue his rapper son,Folarin Falana popularly known as Falz to court if they are aggrieved by his trending “This is Nigeria” video. It would be recalled that the group during the week released a statement ordering Falz to take down “This is Nigeria” ...

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23 travelers including a nursing mother kidnapped along Birnin-Gwari road

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At least 23 travelers including a nursing mother were kidnapped along the Birnin-Gwari road in Kaduna state yesterday, June 8th, 2018. According to reports, the kidnappers intercepted the commercial bus they were travellering in at Kwanar-Tsauni, between Udawa and Labi villages. Mohammed Kebi, a commercial driver who witnessed the incident, said at least five vehicles were intercepted by the kidnappers ...

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”Buhari, call your security agents to order” Atiku Abubakar reacts to alleged plans by FG to arrest Obasanjo

''Buhari, call your security agents to order'' Atiku Abubakar reacts to alleged plans by FG to arrest Obasanjo

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has expressed concerns over the alarm by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that the Federal Government plans to arrest him using trumped up charges. In a statement he released this evening, the former Vice President who served under Obasanjo, said the alarm raised by the former president is disturbing. He called on President Buhari to call ...

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President Buhari appoints Adebisi Shonubi as new CBN Deputy Governor

President Buhari appoints Adebisi Shonubi as new CBN Deputy Governor

  President Buhari has approved the nomination of Folashodun Adebisi Shonubi as the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The appointment is subject to Senate confirmation as disclosed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu in a statement today. Folashodun Shonubi is currently the Managing Director of the Nigeria Inter-Bank ...

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Uzodimma challenges Igbo intellectuals on 2019 election

Uzodimma challenges Igbo intellectuals on 2019 election

          Since the dawn of creation, agriculture has played a prominent factor in the establishing of civilizations, empires, kingdoms and society. While it is debatable whether agriculture is the first profession of man, the fact remains that any country that is not self sufficient in food production is likely to be at the mercy of those ...

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PDP expresses worry over alleged plot to arrest ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo

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Press statement from PDP The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is alarmed by the revelation of former President Olusegun Obasanjo that the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government is plotting to arrest him on trumped up charges and detain him indefinitely. PDP says the revelation coming from a Nigerian of Chief Obasanjo status is terrifying as it has heightened the tension ...

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Video: SARS officers allegedly shoot man they mistook for an internet fraudster in Lagos

SARS officers allegedly shoot man they mistook for an internet fraudster in Lagos

An unfortunate incident happened at Chinese town in Ojota, Lagos state yesterday. SARS officers during a raid allegedly shot a man they mistook for an internet fraudster. The young man is seen in the video lying unconscious. Watch the video below:

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