Archbishop Chukwuma, at a press briefing to mark his 31st Episcopal ordination, said Buhari Government should step aside if it cannot pull the country out of the present security quagmire.
He said Nigerians had lost total confidence in Buhari’s administration and for that he should consider stepping aside to avoid pushing the country into a coup situation.
2) ‘Everyone Will Suffer’ – Osinbajo Speaks On Another Civil War
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has cautioned against another civil war, noting that the country may experience big conflict if the elites failed to speak up the truth and tell the truth to their immediate communities.
Addressing a forum of the All Progressives Congress (APC) organized by Anambra governorship aspirants and party patriots at the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja on Wednesday, Osinbajo said everyone will suffer should there occur another civil war in the nation.
The VP insists that elites must speak up against disunity, adding that their silence will only enable the enemies of peace and those who want to promote disunity to have their ways.
3) Insecurity: Senator Addresses Alleged Plan to Impeach Buhari, Sends Message to Nigerians
A lawmaker representing Niger East at the Senate, Mohammed Sani Musa, has said that the red chamber is not considering a motion seeking the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari.
TheCable reports that while speaking with journalists in Abuja on Tuesday, April 27, Musa said impeachment is another “crisis” that the country does not need.
Premium Times also reports that Musa stated that what is needed in the country now is to unite towards tackling insecurity, adding that no leader, from councillor to the president, will sleep with two eyes closed.
4) Nigeria Ranked Third-Worst Governed Country in the World
The Singaporean non-profit group, Chandler Good Government Index, CGGI has ranked Nigeria as the third-worst governed country in the world.
The report ranked Nigeria very low in governance, leadership, and foresight, scoring the country 102 out of 104 countries with a score of 0.319 points, ahead of Zimbabwe and Venezuela.
5) No one better at fighting corruption than senators —Lawan
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said senators are the most genuine corruption fighters in Nigeria.
He made the remarks on Tuesday night during the inauguration of the Nigerian chapter of the Global Organisation of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC) in Abuja.
According to a statement from his media office, Lawan said the National Assembly in 1999 created the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), noting that there was no better way to fight corruption.
6) Stop protecting IPOB, they are terrorists, Northern Coalition warns UK
The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG), has warned the British government to stop protecting and covering up the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (POB), and its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, since the group has been designated a terrorist group by the Nigerian government.
The CNG, in a statement issued on Tuesday and made available to Ripples Nigeria, said following the incessant attacks on security agents and formations across the South-East region of the country in recent times, and with all fingers pointing at IPOB, there is therefore, no justification for the UK lending support to the group.
7) Banditry: Matawalle orders demolition of informants’ houses
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has directed security agencies to henceforth demolish the houses of informants and those supplying arms to bandits in the state.
Matawalle issued the order when Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal paid him a sympathy visit over recent bandits attacks on some communities in Zamfara, which left many people dead and several others displaced.
8) 2023 presidency: Buhari won’t extend his tenure by one hour – Tinubu
Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has assured that President Muhammadu Buhari would not extend his tenure in 2023.
Tinubu said Buhari would not spend “one hour beyond his tenure” in office.
He disclosed this while addressing journalists yesterday in Abuja.
According to Tinubu, Buhari would respect the country’s Constitution at the end of his tenure in 2023.
9) Tinubu: APC will rule Nigeria beyond 2023
National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, said the APC is loved by Nigerians and has bright chances of ruling the country beyond 2023.
Tinubu stated this Tuesday when he fielded questions from State House correspondents after a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
He also reassured Nigerians that President Buhari respects the Nigerian Constitution and would vacate office at the expiration of his tenure on May 29, 2023.
“The chances are as bright as a midnight star and we will continue to work for a better Nigeria.
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