No Senator From The South-East Has Ever Completed His Tenure As The Senate President - Abubakar
A Public Affairs Analyst, Isa Abubakar, expressed his opposition to the appointment of a non-South-Eastern individual as the next Senate President of Nigeria. Isa Abubakar stated that no senator from the South-East has ever served a full term as the Senate President of Nigeria. He observed that South-Eastern individuals who assumed the role of Senate President were ultimately removed from office before completing their tenure.
Chechen Special Forces Launch Offensive in Eastern Ukraine, Escalating Conflict and Regional Concern
(Photo Credit: CNN) In a significant development, the "Akhmat" group of Chechen special forces initiated an offensive in the Marinka direction located in eastern Ukraine, as announced by the Russian Defense Ministry on Friday. (CNN) (Photo Credit: The Moscow Times)
Northerners waiting to accuse Tinubu of betrayal if they did not get remaining appointments - Sani
A former PDP lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani, has revealed that some APC leaders are watching President Asiwáju Bola Ahmed Tinubu' s cabinet choices closely. The president has named Barrister Femi Gbajabiamila, the speaker of the House of Representatives, as his Chief Of Staff, and Senator George Akume as his SGF.
Reactions as Enugu gov threatens to shut schools, markets obeying ESN's Monday sit-at-home order
The Monday sit-at-home order initiated by the Eastern Security Network (ESN) has been opposed by some some state governments in the eastern region. In a recent update, the newly elected governor of Enugu State, Peter Mbah threatened to shutdown schools, markets and transport units that failed to open for business and academic activities on Monday.
Pay us our compensation or we will block food supply from the North to the South- Northern group
A group, the Northern Consensus Movement has called on the Buhari-led government to pay them the compensation it promised them before they leave office by May 29. The group said failure to fulfill this promise before they leave office will leave them with no option than to block food supply from the North to the South.
Ukrainian Forces Report Declining Engagements with Wagner Fighters in Bakhmut
(Photo Credit: CNN) Recent reports indicate a decline in clashes between Ukrainian forces and Wagner fighters in and around Bakhmut. (CNN) (Photo Credit: Pravda) According to Serhii Cherevatyi, the spokesperson for the eastern grouping of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, the number of engagements with Wagner's units in the Bakhmut direction has significantly decreased over the past three days.
Wagner Group Is Trying To Acquire Military Equipment for Use In Ukraine via Third-party Countries.
(Photo Credit: CNN) Russian mercenary organization Wagner Group is allegedly attempting to acquire military equipment for use in Ukraine while obscuring its efforts, according to a US official cited by CNN. (Photo Credit: Central Asia News) Recent declassified intelligence indicates that Wagner is sourcing materials from Mali, where the group has a significant presence. The Biden administration has been made aware that Wagner is falsifying paperwork for transactions and attempting to ship equipment through Mali.
Battle For Senate Presidency: Southeast Youths Rejects Deputy Speaker
According to VanguardNews, the Southeast Youths under the Coalition of South East Youth Leaders (COSEYL) on Monday rejected the position of deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, which was segmented into the Southeast region by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), insisting the position of Senate Presidents should be assigned to the Southeast Zone.
Unknown Heavily Armed Gunmen Reportedly Kill Two Police Officers on Duty in Imo State
Two police officers were killed by gunmen on Saturday at Okpala Junction in Ulakwo, a community in Ngor Okpala Local Government Area of Imo State, south-east Nigeria. The gunmen, who were heavily armed, opened fire on the officers while they were on duty at the checkpoint.
Nkechi Blessing reacts to Adanma Luke's criticism of AMVCA promoting Yoruba actors over Southeast
Adanma Luke, a prominent female artist, received a lot of responses on various social media platforms following her allegations against the organizers of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) for neglecting actors from the South-Eastern region. Expressing her contentious viewpoint concerning the recent occurrence of the 9th edition of AMVCA in Lagos on Saturday, Adanma sparked a flurry of reactions.
NEF Spokesman, Hakeem Baba-Ahmed Reacts As Police Arrest Persons Behind Attack US Convoy In Anambra
In response to the reported arrest of suspects responsible for the deadly attack launched against a convoy of the United States Government and Nigerian security operatives in Anambra, Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, a prominent political activist and Spokesman of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), took to social media just a few minutes ago.
Armed Gunmen Reportedly Kill Two Police Officers on Duty in Imo State
On Saturday, two police officers were slain in the Ulakwo community of Okpala Junction in the Ngor Okpala Local Government Area of Imo State. Armed gunmen attacked the officers protecting the checkpoint. The officers were reportedly shot many times and murdered on the spot. One of the three police officers who were injured in the attack is currently hospitalized.
Dangote Came To Lagos With Nothing 45 years Ago, Says Sanwo-Olu
According to PunchNews, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has praised Dangote Group CEO Aliko Dangote for establishing his refinery in Nigeria, specifically in Lagos. He presented the award during a speech marking the refinery's ongoing commissioning. He added that Dangote, who came to Lagos from Kano, had nothing 45 years ago but has now established an empire in Nigeria to make Africa proud.
Ukraine President Zelenskyy, Says, Bakhmut Is Not Occupied
The president ZELENSKYY has made it clear that the comments he made in regards of the city BAKHMUT, saying that "it is not occupied"by Russia as of today.This can only means the Russian has taken over the largely levelled eastern city. Meanwhile ,The Russian president Vladimir Putin has congratulated his troops and the soldiers for taking over BAKHMUT saying the operation to 'release' the city is over. Ukraine 'sabotage' group crosses into Russia, Governor says . The Kremlin says Russia forces are working to
Buhari, Tinubu and African Presidents to Commission Dangote Refinery
Along with his colleagues from Ghana, Togo, Senegal, Niger, and Chad, President Muhammadu Buhari will officially open the biggest single train refinery in the world, the Dangote Petroleum Refinery & Petrochemicals, today, Monday, May 22, 2023, in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos.
American rapper Fetty Wap sentenced to six years in prison for trafficking drugs.
According to vanguardngr (25 May, 2023). Fetty Wap, the American rapper whose real name is Willie Junior Maxwell II, has been sentenced to six years in prison for trafficking drugs across the US. He had pleaded guilty in the previous year to both possessing and distributing cocaine, and was among a group of six men who were alleged to have distributed over 100 kilograms of fentanyl, crack cocaine, heroin, and cocaine across Long Island and New Jersey between June 2019 to June 2020.
We're Now On The Verge Of Losing Our Only Governor Due To The Incompetence Of Abure and Obi—Arabambi
Abayomi Arabambi, the Labour Party's national publicity secretary, said during a press conference briefing that Peter Obi and Abure's incompetence has put the party in danger of losing its lone governor. He claimed that they were taken aback to learn that Abure and his group had appealed the decision to reject their complaints.
Wagner mercenary group leader accuses Russian troops of fleeing Bakhmut
The vicious Wagner mercenary group's leader took aim at the Russian army again on Thursday, accusing it of putting its men in danger by departing the scene of some of the war's deadliest combat, according to the New York Post. Yevgeny Prigozhin, who has often accused Russian military leaders of failing to back his paramilitary unit, said regular Russian forces are leaving area north and south of Bakhmut, the war-torn city where combat has been so ferocious that it has earned the nickname "the meat grinder."
Parallel Government: 5 Countries Where Multiple Powers Rule
The concept of parallel government, where multiple powers rule a country, is a fascinating and often little-known phenomenon. In some countries, parallel governments exist as a means of resistance against oppressive regimes, while in others, they are a result of political instability or complex power struggles.
Insecurity Was My Greatest Nightmare As The President Of Nigeria—Ex-President Goodluck Recounts
On Friday, former President Goodluck Jonathan said that during his tenure in office, insecurity was his biggest nightmare. Speaking at the commissioning of a 22-kilometer road project in Taraba State, Jonathan said that trying to solve the issue had kept him awake at night. He advised the residents of the state to coexist in harmony in order to promote further growth.