Distinguished Senator Abba Moro, earlier today, attended a special security meeting at the New Banquet Hall, Benue People's House, Makurdi. The meeting, chaired by H.E., Dr Samuel Ortom, was over the lingering crisis between Bonta community, in Konshisha LGA, and Ukpete Community, in Oju LGA.
One can say that Governor Nyesom Wike is in charge of the politics of Rivers State for now based how firm he holds the state after taking over power. Image credit: The Guardian But, one cannot accurately state that Wike will remain in charge and call the shots in 2023 when his tenure will expire and a new election will take place.
Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture has cried out, stating it clearly that it is disheartening that some Nigerians who are living abroad are funding Biafra and Oduduwa Republics agitators. He also made it known that it is unbelievable that some Nigerians who are living abroad believe fake news and information about Nigeria.
Following the Nigerian government's alleged failure to file extradition charges against Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho, the Benin Republic has filed new charges against the Yoruba Nation agitator. Ibrahim Salami, one of the lawyers representing Sunday Igboho explained that new charges were brought up against him on Monday, July 26, during the court hearing, The Punch reported
President Buhari Shuns Abuja House In The United Kingdom To Avoid Nigerian Protesters- Sahara Reporters
President Muhammadu Buhari, who is presently in the United Kingdom, has avoided staying at the Abuja House, where he normally spends, to escape the large crowds of Nigerian protestors who have gathered at the site. Buhari, who departed Nigeria on Monday for the Global Education Summit on Financing Global Partnership for Education 2021-2025 in the United Kingdom, was not seen at the Abuja House, sparking suspicions that he had diverted to a private mission, according to some protestors.
Shehu Sani, a former senator representing Kaduna has raised concern, after Pastor Tunde Bakare tells President Buhari that God has turned against him. The Senior Pastor of the Citadel Global Community Church, Pastor Tunde Bakare has berated the President Buhari-led administration for shutting down people demanding good governance and justice.
As the much anticipated National Convention of the ruling party All Progressive Congress (APC) draws near, some prominent Politicians have been named as potential APC National Chairman Aspirants, Notable among them are: (1) George Akume The 67 Years old Political Strategist has been in active politics since 1999, he started his Political career when he became governor of Benue State and served two terms of four years.
Sheikh Gumi slams President Buhari: 'Resign now for not tackling insecurity in Nigeria' - Sahara Reporters
Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, an Islamic scholar, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign due to his inability to safeguard the country from criminals, who are causing the blood of innocent people to flow. Gumi went on to say that the same counsel he provided to Goodluck Jonathan, the former president, would be given to his "own brother," who looked to be even less democratic than Jonathan.
On Monday, the Benin court refused to release Sunday Igboho, despite the efforts from his lawyers to get him released. It is obvious that was not the expectation of his legal team, because they had been battling to secure his release. Photo credit: The Cable.
The current administration has once again proven how keen it is to link and promote international trade through the start and completion of the Nigeria - Cameroon border bridge. The construction of the 1.5 kilometers bridge started back in April 23rd 2017 and cost a total of 35.9billion naira, (#35,900,000,000)a cost that was borne by both government.
There were plethora of reactions on Social Media earlier today as Punch News announced that the President of the federal Republic of Nigeria President Muhamadu Buhari has travelled to London in United Kingdom on an educational/medical trip. According to the post by Punch News "Buhari in London for Educational Summit and Medical check up.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has made it clear that some Nigerians living abroad still depend on platforms that carry fake news and information about Nigeria. According to Daily Post report, Lai Mohammed made this disclosure while receiving members of Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation, UK Chapter, in Abuja, today, Tuesday.
Update: Beninese court grants Sunday Igboho access to medical care after over eight hours of meeting
The Cour De'appal De Cotonou granted Sunday Adeyemo access to medical care on Monday. The court sessions lasted for more than eight hours. The court granted the activist access to medical care after marathon sessions which ended around 11pm Nigerian time.His lawyer therefore requested for his bail but the court refused to grant him bail.
Shehu Sani, a former Kaduna Senator, has reacted to the retraction and apology issued by an online media platform, Sahara Reporters, over the comparison of Prophet Muhammad (saw) to Yoruba Nation promoter, Chief Sunday Igboho. Sahara Reporters had earlier published a statement released by Afenifere, a Yoruba socio-cultural group, where the group said Sunday Igboho is like Prophet Muhammad (saw) who fled Mecca to Medina over prosecution from pagans.
Many people in Nigeria are ignorant of the world class projects that are done by the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, most especially in the South West geopolitical zone of Nigeria. According to records, PMB has completed more than 50 projects in the Zone and other more than 100 are ongoing.
Special Adviser, Bureau of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs Hon. Ken Achabo has charged Principal Officers and Staff of the Bureau to live above board in their various departments in order to bring about the desired change in the agency. Hon. Achabo during a management meeting held in his office today, emphasized that, the officers are critical stakeholders in the management of the third tier of Government and it behooves on them to show commitment in the discharge of their duties for effective service delivery which would in turn, enable their Principal the Executive Governor, His.
Joe Igbokwe took to his Facebook account this morning to reveal how Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu made many Igbos become billionaires through the Lekki corridor. Joe Igbokwe said that the Lekki corridor was begging for attention many years back, and nobody saw the potential of that area being a great investment hub.
"Sunday Igboho is a political thug/land grabber, he must face the wrath of the law"- Southern Youths
A group of southern youths under the aegis of Southern Youth Forum (SYF), said that Sunday Igboho was using the Yoruba Nation agitation for his personal gains and he should be made to face the full wrath of the law. While addressing reporters, the leaders of the group, John Atani (Southsouth), Fidelis Nze (Southeast) and Oladimeji Odeyemi (Southwest), called on Southern leaders not to fold their hands and allow some criminal elements who have passports of other countries to destabilize Nigeria
Following the supposed hearing of the IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu's trials at the Abuja High Court on Monday, which was later postponed, there has been some extent of controversy generated among Nigerians over the restriction order stating a limited number of journalists to be allowed in the courtroom for reports and camera purposes.
Yesterday, a popular Nigerian online news portal, Sahara Reporters made a certain publication, comparing a popular Yoruba nation activist, Sunday Adeyemi popularly known as Sunday Igboho, with Prophet Mohammed. After making the publication, several Nigerians came out and condemned the publication, while some demanded that Sahara Reporters should tender an apology.