Yakasai’s Arrest: More Nigerians will still demand Buhari’s resignation —Falana

In days ahead, call for President Muhammadu Buhari’s resignation will grow and the demand would be legal, senior lawyer, Mr Femi Falana said on Sunday. The Senior Advocate of Nigeria was reacting to the arrest of Salisu Tanko-Yakassai, a media aide to Kano State governor, Umar Ganduje, who was sacked for joining the chorus demanding […]

Nigeria is a failed state – Edwin Clarke

Elder statesmen, Chief Edwin Clark and a Professor of African History, Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Ibadan, Isaac Albert, have reviewed the security situation and other developments and declared Nigeria as a failed state where nothing works again and one nearing its total collapse. Professor Albert, who said there are nine stages […]

Okonjo-Iweala’s appointment as WTO DG best thing to happen to African women

From Emmanuel Adeyemi, Lokoja A People’s Democratic Party (PDP) women leader in Kogi State, Princess Grace Iye Adejoh, has described the appointment of Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation as the best thing to happen to African women in recent times. The women leader in a press statement made available […]

Anarchy spreading fast in Nigeria, former head of state sounds warning

From John Adams, Minna Former military Head of State Gen Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd) has warned that if nothing is done to address the rising tensions in the country, it might lead to a point of return. Gen Abdulsalami, who leads the National Peace Committe (NPC) described as unfortunate recent ethnic attacks in some parts the […]

Nigeria being set on fire, Northern elders tell Buhari

By Festus Ahon, Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Dennis Agbo & Chioma Onuegbu Pondering the insecurity situation in the country, the Northern Elders Forum, NEF, has again asked President Muhammadu Buhari to act swiftly to put things under control, saying the country was being set on fire under his watch. Spokesman of the group, Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, in […]

Your silence over attacks against Yorubas worrisome, Tinubu told

Political Activist, Timi Frank, has called on a former Governor of Lagos State and national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, “to speak up in defence of the Yoruba race now under fierce attacks by herdsmen, bandits and kidnappers.” This is even as the former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of […]

Soyinka breaks silence: ‘Fulani herders, cows attacked my property, police lied’

By Kazeem Ugbodaga Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka on Thursday broke the silence on purported attack by Fulani herdsmen, saying that he was not physically attacked, but that the herders and cows attacked his property. There have been diverse narration on attack on Soyinka and his property by Fulani herdsmen on Tuesday. Soyinka, in a […]

Court halts re-arraignment of Kalu over alleged N7.1b fraud

Oji Uzor Kalu Justice Inyang Ekwo of Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday, ordered that re-arraignment of former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzo Kalu, over alleged N7.1 billion money laundering be suspended temporarily. According to the court, retrial of Kalu has to be put on hold pending outcome of the process challenging legality of his […]

EFCC to arraign ex-Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah, over alleged fraud

Stella Oduah The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will, on Feb. 22, arraign former Minister of Aviation, Sen. Stella Oduah, in the Federal High Court, Abuja, for alleged financial impropriety. Justice Inyang Ekwo fixed the date on Tuesday because the former minister was yet to be served with the court processes. The News Agency […]

Boko Haram welcomes new service chiefs to Maiduguri with strike

ON a day the newly-appointed service chiefs paid their first official visit to Borno State to assess the security situation, members of the Boko Haram sect invaded Chabal and some communities in Magumeri Local Government Area of the state, killed two policemen and abducted two others. The terrorists, it was gathered, also seized two operational […]

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