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2019 election: Let no one dismiss Fayose – Dele Momodu

The publisher of the Ovation Magazine, Dele Momodu has highlighted what Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose’s declaration to run for Presidency come 2019 means for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC and other aspirants. Momodu, in a post he shared on social media, noted that the move had set the political scene for all other…

Nigeria Can Learn From P-Square About Restructuring- Reno Omokri writes  

Last week on this column, I had written about my experience in the beautiful island of The Seychelles and how Nigerian music, especially P-Square’s music, had conquered that island nation and enthralled her youths. Little did I know when writing that piece titled, ‘How Nigeria Conquered The Seychelles’ that I would be devoting another column…

The Governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose, has said the imminent defeat of President Muhammadu Buhari in a free and fair election in 2019 is the major reason the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government is harassing and intimidating his aides and associates. Background: Less than two hours after the governor officially declared his intention to run for President in 2019, the…

United States slams Nigeria’s military option in resolving conflicts

• Urges ‘painstaking dialogue’ • Officials say govt must first resolve root causes of agitationsThe United States (U.S.) yesterday urged Nigeria to look beyond a military option in resolving internal conflicts. The appeal was made under the auspices of the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington DC when the agency convened a gathering…

Nnamdi Kanu, not in military custody – Army Says

Authoritative sources from the Nigerian Army have said the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, is not in military custody. The sources, from the army headquarters, Abuja, and the 82 Division headquarters, Enugu State, which coordinates Operation Python Dance II, told one of our correspondents on Thursday that Kanu was not arrested or detained,…

If Nigeria Don’t Corruption, Corruption May Kill Nigeria

Akin Oyebode, Professor of International Law and Jurisprudence, University of Lagos, at a roundtable organised by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) in Lagos yesterday warned that “If drastic measures are not put in place urgently to contain it, corruption might ultimately result in the mortality of Nigeria as a nation-state”. Excerpts of his paper…

When I become president, the arrestors of today would be arrested. – Fayose

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has said that those arresting people today will be arrested tomorrow. This followed his insistence that he will become Nigeria’s next president. Fayose, in a series of tweets on Thursday night, was reacting to the arrest of Toyin Ojo, his Commissioner for Finance. The Governor insinuated that some people…

Fayose’s 2019 campaign buses flood Abuja

Governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose has taken another bold step in his quest to become Nigeria’s next president in 2019. He officially declared his presidential ambition on Thurday in Abuja. Earlier, posters of the aspiring president were seen on major roads and bridges in Abuja. This time, luxurious buses branded with his face have been seen moving…

BILLIONAIRE TONY ELUMELU VISITS THE PYRAMIDS IN EGYPT (Photos)

 Nigerian billionaire, Tony Elumelu shared pictures of his two days visit to Egypt where he went to witness what ancient civilization was like. He posted On Instagram: Two days in Egypt: As I continue to live and learn I remain a student of history and welcome every opportunity to gain more knowledge especially about this…

IPOB Is Risking Lives Of 11.6m Igbos Outside South East – Gov Ikpeazu

Following the activities of the Indigenous People Of biafra (IPOB) in the South East, Abia State governor, Okezie Ikeazu, in this chat with State House Correspondents, has said they are risking the lives of 11.6 million Igbos residing in the south east and also spoke about the tension in his state last week. JONATHAN NDA…

IG promotes police officer killed by IPOB

A policeman killed when suspected members of the banned Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) attacked and burnt down the police post at the Ariaria market in Aba was yesterday promoted posthumously by Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris The IG announced the promotoion of the late Cyril Nwosu to Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), during…

Fed Govt Accuses France of Sponsoring IPOB crisis

  The Federal Government spoke yesterday of an international dimension to the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) crisis. It accused the United Kingdom of doing very little about its complaint that Biafra Radio was broadcasting from its terrirory. Besides, said the government, the bulk of IPOB’s funding from its diaspora supporters is sent through France….

Declaring of IPOB A Terrorist Organisation Is Unconstitutional – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki on Monday faulted the declaration by the Nigerian military that the Indigenous People of Biafra is a terrorist organisation and the ban placed on the group’s activities by South-East Governors, saying due process was not followed. “The announcement of the proscription of the group known as Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) by Governors of the…

Buhari sends Atiku, Northern governors to Niger Delta, Igboland for peace talk

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a delegation of Northern Governors to the South East and South South geo-political zones in an effort to douse tension in the region. The aim of the visit is to promote peace and dialogue among all sections of the country. A statement by the spokesperson of the Sokoto State Governor,…

I warned Nigerians About This Buhari’s 2nd Coming – Fayose 

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has described the alleged mal-treatment and killing of people of SouthEast Nigeria who are agitating for the sovereign state of Biafra, as ethnic cleansing. Fayose said that that he forewarned that President Buhari’s second coming would be like the dark days of the military government in 1984 when the…

IPOB not a terrorist organization – Human Rights Group blasts Nigerian Military

The Nigerian Human Rights Community (NHRC) has insisted that it is not within the jurisdiction of the military to declare the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist group. In a statement by Micheal Ajayi and Sanusi Suleiman, the group’s executive secretary, and middle belt coordinator, NHRC said the military should have made its…

Mother of All Torture and Abuse! Will The Army Discipline Soldiers?

The 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Enugu, has commenced investigation into the authenticity of the alleged footage in which soldiers were seen torturing men believed to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Aba, Abia state. Recall that a video clip had emerged online yesterday showing soldiers dehumanizing some IPOB members at a…

APC summons Mama Taraba On Atiku Vs Buhari

Minister of Women Affairs, Senator Aisha Alhassan on Thursday appeared before the National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress. The Minister met the APC National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun with the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi. Although, details of the closed door meeting are sketchy at the time of this report, it…

Aba on fire. Police station razed, market shut! Graphic Photos!

The city of Aba, the commercial hub of Abia State is on fire today as unidentified persons in the early hours of today attacked the Ariaria Police Divisional Headquarters and burnt it. Most markets in the city and other businesses have been closed and people stayed in their homes as youth unrest spread round the…

FINALLY, BUHARI RETURNS. LANDS IN ABUJA LIVE VIDEO.

SEE VIDEO! President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday afternoon arrived the Presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. Buhari, who has been in the United Kingdom since May 7th on medical ground, landed at the airport around 4:35 p.m in Nigeria Air Force Plane 001 He wore a  black coloured caftan and trousers with…

NNAMDI KANU: “If you are a Nigerian you are evil and a child of Satan”

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has alleged that Hausa/Fulani are the ones behind the misfortune of the Igbos. Addressing members of IPOB at his home town in Isiama Afaraukwu Ibeku, Umuahia, Abia State, Kanu alleged that Hausa/Fulani’s are terrorising people everywhere they go. Kanu asked why nobody from the South East has been arrested…

You can’t win corruption war without sanctions, monitoring, Sanusi tells FG 

  Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II Fayemi discloses panel’s report in alleged N852m SUBEB theft The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has declared that the war against corruption launched by the Federal Government can be won in six months if there are appropriate sanctions for offenders and monitoring of corrupt cases by…

Why coup is no longer possible in Nigeria – Orji Kalu

Former Abia State governor and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has explained why it would be difficult for military to take over power in Nigeria. According to Kalu, some core personnel of the Nigerian military were educated and know the implications of taking over power by force. Recall that…

Buhari’s health our priority, not 2019 ticket – Oyegun

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has declared that the health of President Muhammadu Buhari is of utmost importance to the party now. Hide quoted text The party chairman spoke Monday in Abuja while addressing the media on the midterm scorecard of the APC-led administration. Oyegun, however, said the issue…

Biafra Sit-Home Order: See How Southeast Looks Like Graveyard

The Tuesday, May 30 sit-home exercise as proposed by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has kicked off in the southeast. Photos making the rounds all over social media, show that many people within the region have complied with the order to stay home. Very few people have been seen on the streets, and businesses…

Will Jonathan to Run for Presidency in 2019??? Read Fresh Report.

Strong rumours have it that Bayelsa political juggernaut, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan might be jeering up for a rematch with President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election.   Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are reportedly mounting pressure on ex-President Goodluck Jonathan to shelve his alleged ambition to contest…

Controversy Trails President Buhari Over Oil Block Revocation

President Muhammadu Buhari who is away in London, United Kingdom, has been trailed by criticisms over his approval of the withdrawal of Oil Prospecting Licences won by indigenes of the Niger Delta. President Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval of the withdrawal of Oil Prospecting Licences 2001, 2002 and 2003 in the Utapate Field won by…

NBA Condemns FG’s Continuous Detention of El-Zakzaky and Dasuki. Faults Anti-corruption Strategy.

The Nigerian Bar Association has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s continuous detention of immediate past National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), and the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (also known as Shi’ite), Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. Leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (also known as Shi’ite), Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. The Nigerian Bar Association,…