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I don’t intend to replace Osinbajo as VP in 2019 – Tinubu

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has debunked a media report purporting that he plots to replace Professor Yemi Osinbajo as the Vice President come 2019 election. Tinubu, who debunked the report published in a national daily, spoke through his media office on Wednesday. The APC national leader, in the rebuttal, said rather, the report ... Read More »

NGO bill suffers setback, fails to get support

The bill designed to regulate the activities of Non-Governmental Organisation, on Wednesday, suffered a major setback. At the public hearing organised by the House of Representatives on the bill, none of the persons or oganisations that appeared gave any backing to it. Chief among those present at the public hearing were Matthew Kukah, a Catholic priest and a human rights activist, ... Read More »

Judiciary, judges victims of corruption – Former CJ

A former Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Ibrahim Auta, says the judiciary, especially the judges have become victims of corruption allegation in the country. Auta made the assertion during the conferment of Award of Excellence on him by the Society Watch Media Ltd. (SWML), an NGO, on Wednesday in Abuja. He said that because judges were barred from speaking ... Read More »

We insist on power devolution, state police – S’East, S’South govs

The South East and South-South governors said on Sunday that they would continue to demand for the devolution of power to the states, resources control and the institutionalisation of state police. The governors, who met in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on the platform of the South-South, South-East Governors’ Forum, said that the demand was necessary now that there was a ... Read More »

Northerners, Yoruba should quit our land by Oct 1, N’Delta militants insist

The Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators has said that despite the volte-face by the Arewa youths on the quit notice to the Igbo in the North, it will stand on its position that the northerners and the Yoruba in the oil-rich region must leave before October 1, 2017. The militants, who spoke through an electronic mail made available to our ... Read More »

Stay away from politics, Ajimobi warns Olubadan

History was made on Sunday, August 27, in Ibadan where 21 kings were installed in one day against the wish of Saliu Adetunji, the Olubadan. Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, who led the installation, urged Oba Adetunji to stay away from politics and not allow himself to be used by those he classified as disgruntled elements. Ajimobi said: “We also ... Read More »

Police declare Nigerian Senator wanted

The Nigerian Police Force, NPF, has declared Isa Hamman Misau, a serving senator, wanted. Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Jimoh Moshood, who announced this on Sunday, August 27, at a press conference in Abuja, claimed that Misau’s name still appears on the police officers staff list. He said the attention of the force was drawn to publications in the media attributed ... Read More »

Buhari’s directive against IPOB is hate order – Group

The South East Revival Group, SERG, has described as hate order, the marching order issued by President Muhammadu Buhari to service chiefs to crush the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. Decrying the order issued by the president, in its reaction to the directive, the group in a statement signed by Willy Ezugwu, its national coordinator, strongly condemned the order, saying it ... Read More »

We reject withdrawal of quit notice – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has rejected the withdrawal of the quit notice issued to Igbo in the Northern part of the country by the Arewa youths. The Arewa youths, under the aegis of Coalition of Northern Groups, had ordered all Igbo residing in the North to vacate the region before October 1, 2017. But on Thursday, August 24, at a ... Read More »

Don’t boycott Anambra election – Bianca Ojukwu

The widow of the late Odumegwu Ojukwu, a former Biafran warlord, Bianca Ojukwu, has called on those asking residents of Anambra State to boycott the forthcoming governorship election to have a rethink or face the consequences. Bianca also asked the agitators to start the boycott in their own states and leave Anambra alone. Bainca, a former Nigerian ambassador to Spain, made ... Read More »