PDP snubs Secondus, others, insists national convention holds October 30 The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday snubbed its former national chairman, Uche Secondus, and other aggrieved members, insisting that the date for its planned national convention remains October 30 and 31. Briefing journalists in Abuja, the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, said arraignments for the convention were ongoing and denied a rift existed between the National Working Committee (NWC) and the convention committees.
Photo Credit: Google Gumi Speaks On IPOB, Yoruba Nation Photo Credit: People's Gazette Islamic cleric Ahmad Gumi has asked religious leaders in the South-East and South-West to engage the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Yoruba Nation agitators like he is engaging with bandits in Nigeria’s North-West geopolitical zone.
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja 11 finally opened up weeks after he had visited President Muhammadu Buhari over the embattled Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Igboho. Recall that the traditional ruler had visited the President when his agitation activities in the South-west were being hinged on secession.
Photo Credit: Google Gunmen slaughter 18 in Niger Mosque, abduct 7 others Gunmen have killed no fewer than 18 persons in a mosque at Mazakuka in Mashegu Local Government Council of Niger State. Photo Credit: SunNews The gunmen were said to have stormed the mosque in the early hours of Monday when the victims were performing their early morning prayers (Subhi).
According to Sahara Reporters, the Presidency has said that the trial of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, will lead to the end of the group. The presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, made this known while responding to harsh criticism of President Buhari by "The Economist", a London-based news magazine.
According to the Daily Trust, no fewer than 18 people were reportedly dead after suspected bandits attacked a mosque in Maza-Kuka Community, Mashegu Local Government Area of Niger State. The gunmen stormed the mosque when worshippers were planning to observe prayer in the early hours of Monday, October 25, 2021.
Former speaker of the House of Representatives, Ghali Umar Na'abba, has expressed the reason why the north is not in support of power rotation. The former leader of the green chamber, expressed his views during an interaction with Trust TV. He reasoned that the performance of the President Muhammadu Buhari led APC government is the reason behind the position taking by the north.
Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, the popular Kaduna-based Islamic clergy, who is known for his attempts at arranging government amnesty for the bandits in the North-West has posted a new message on his official Facebook page. In the message, he raised a number of issues as he warned the federal government (FG) that if the outlaws were declared as terrorists, Nigeria would end.
The Governor of Ebonyi state, David Umahi, on his visit to Adoration Ministry, Enugu, gave the Spiritual Director, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, the sum of N30 million. He also donated 200 tubers of yam and 100 bags of rice, to the Adoration Ministry.
Bandits Raid Mosque In Niger State, Shoot 18 Worshippers Dead Unknown gunmen believed to be bandits on Monday morning invaded Maza-Kuka in the Mashegu local government council of Niger State, killing no fewer than 18 persons in a mosque. The villagers were performing their early morning prayers when the gunmen invaded the village in large numbers and attacked the villagers, Daily Post reports.
The Governors of the South Eastern States consisting of Abia, Anambra, Enugu, Imo and Ebonyi States have asked the Spiritual leader of the Adoration Ministry, Reverend Father Mbaka not to speak against President Buhari's regime again. According to a publication by the Punch Newspaper, the Chairman of the South Eastern Governor's Forum, Governor David Umahi incompany of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi made the appeal in Enugu during the Annual Thanksgiving Service and Bazaar of the Adoration Ministry which took place on Sunday in the Church premises.
2023 Polls: Buhari tasks foreign envoys on neutrality PHOTO CREDIT: Leadership News Nigeria ln the build-up to the 2023 general elections, President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, in Abuja urged foreign envoys in Nigeria to be guided by diplomatic practices to ensure that their activities remain within the limits of their profession.
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi , Ojaja 11 has regretted the detention of Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly called Sunday Igboho in Benin Republic. According to BBC interview, the Ooni said during the meeting between him and President Muhammadu Buhari, he (President Buhari) said Igboho needs to be calm and patient.
The General Overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church, Pastor Tunde Bakare has expressed his doubt over the North's willingness to cede power to any other region come 2023. Bakare, who made this known during a chat with ThisDay, said anyone who wants to lead Nigeria beyond 2023 must negotiate with the political elites in the Northern region, adding that they have a way of 'giving you the crown but holding the sceptre'.
Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II, the Ooni of Ife, has expressed deep regrets over the continued detention of Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, better known as Sunday Igboho, in Benin Republic. Oba Ogunwusi revealed to BBC news correspondents that the Yoruba activist rejected the advice offered him by team of monarchs sent to visit him.
According to "The CABLE News," President Muhammadu Buhari, has commended the military for ensuring peace, and order across the country. The President, while speaking at the 2022 Armed forces Remembrance Day Emblem, appeal launch on Monday, said despite the challenges, the military has made sacrifices to help maintain peace and security.
Today's Headlines: 18 Dead In Niger Attack; I Gave Nigerians First Digital Currency In Africa-Buhari
Eighteen persons killed in Niger Community by gunmen Eighteen persons were allegedly killed in the early hours of Monday by armed gunmen at Maza-Kuka in Mashegu local government council of Niger State. The armed men in the early hours of Monday, it was gathered invaded the village in large numbers and attacked the villagers, who were performing their early morning prayers.
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja 11, has reportedly disclosed how he visited President Buhari on Sunday Igboho's case and he advised him to warn the embattled Yoruba Nation agitator, to stay calm and exercise patience but he did not listen. According to the Ooni, Igboho was fighting a just cause but his approach was wrong and he was also misled by some politicians.
The Federal Government under the office of Humanitarian Minister, Honourable Sadiya Umar farouq has begun the training of 350 youths as agents for Mobile Money Transactions in the North West zone of the country. This was revealed during the flagged off ceremony at the coronation hall in government house kano state.
Yoruba foremost traditional ruler, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has stated that Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho, was advised to exercise patience before his arrest in Cotonou, Benin Republic. The monarch said if he had listened, he would not have found himself in his current travail.