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MILITARY

The Killing of 18 Worshippers in Niger Mosque & The Need To Declare Bandits As Terrorists

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.

  11 months ago ago
The Killing of 18 Worshippers in Niger Mosque & The Need To Declare Bandits As Terrorists

MILITARY

2 Major Differences Between Bandits And Terrorists Show The 2 Words Can't Be Used Interchangeably

Due to the various atrocities perpetrated by bandits, there have been calls from different individuals and bodies to declare bandits as terrorists so that, the Nigerian military can be permitted to kill them without any consequences in the international law. Image Credit: Daily Post. Examples of those who are in support of the motion that bandits should be declared as terrorists are, Governor El-Rufai of Kaduna state, the National Assembly and the House of Representatives.

  11 months ago ago
2 Major Differences Between Bandits And Terrorists Show The 2 Words Can't Be Used Interchangeably

MILITARY

[OPINION] The Federal Government Should Heed the Call to Designate Armed Bandits as Terrorists

The increasingly daring terror attacks by armed bandits in recent times have prompted many Nigerians to appeal to the Buhari administration to designate the perpetrators of the attacks as terrorists.Apart from individual Nigerians, organizations, and even government organs, have made the same appeal to the government. The latest organ of government to make the call is the Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria.

  11 months ago ago
[OPINION] The Federal Government Should Heed the Call to Designate Armed Bandits as Terrorists

POLITICS

The NA Passed Motions Urging Buhari To Declare Bandits As Terrorists, But He Is Pretending- Bulama

A well known Nigerian political analyst, Bulama Bukarti has dragged President Buhari for refusing to declare bandits as terrorists. According to a recent tweet he made on his verified twitter handle, he stated it clearly that over a month ago, both chambers of the National Assembly passed motions urging President Buhari to declare bandits as terrorists, but uptill now, Buhari is still pretending like nothing happened.

  11 months ago ago
The NA Passed Motions Urging Buhari To Declare Bandits As Terrorists, But He Is Pretending- Bulama

POLITICS

Why Anyanwu Was Rejected by Some Southeast Politicians as Consensus Candidate for PDP Nat'l Secretary

The choice of former member of National Assembly, Senator Sam Anyanwu, as the consensus candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the position of Nation Secretary of the party has led to another political rift among members of the opposition party in the Southeast. Photo: Senator Sam Anyanwu, culled from TheCable

  11 months ago ago
Why Anyanwu Was Rejected by Some Southeast Politicians as Consensus Candidate for PDP Nat'l Secretary

POLITICS

Why Senator Stella Oduah May Have Developed Cold Feet About Her Decision to Dump PDP for APC

Photo Credit: 247UReport Just about two months ago, the Senator representing Anambra-North at the National Assembly, Stella Oduah, publicly announced her decision to dump the Peoples Democratic Party for the ruling All Progressives Congress. During a brief ceremony to welcome her, Senator Oduah revealed that she decided to join APC because of the need to change the narrative in the South East.

  11 months ago ago
Why Senator Stella Oduah May Have Developed Cold Feet About Her Decision to Dump PDP for APC

POLITICS

Senator, Dino Melaye graduates from Baze University, emerges best graduating Law student.

Former Senator who represented Kogi West at the 8th National Assembly Dino Melaye graduates from baze University as the best graduating student from the Faculty of Law, in Abuja. Recall that the ex-Kogi West Senator revealed that, he is studying law at Baze University when he shared a picture of himself with class mates on social media early last year.

  11 months ago ago
Senator, Dino Melaye graduates from Baze University, emerges best graduating Law student.

POLITICS

2023: National Assembly will turn Nigeria’s democracy into plutocracy, Attahiru Jega warns

Former chairman of the Independent National Election Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, has cautioned that the National Assembly will swivel Nigeria’s democracy into plutocracy. Photo Credit: gazettengr The former INEC boss said there are supplementary things in the draft bill, for instance, monetisation of politics, they have boosted the boundary.

  11 months ago ago
2023: National Assembly will turn Nigeria’s democracy into plutocracy, Attahiru Jega warns

POLITICS

Dino Melaye Bags Law Degree From Abuja University (Photos)

Nigerian politician and former Senator, Dino Melaye, took to his Instagram page on October 23, 2021 and shared a series of photos of his graduation ceremony. He just completed his academic program at Baze University, Abuja, where he bagged a degree in law. Another big achievement added to his portfolio.

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Dino Melaye Bags Law Degree From Abuja University (Photos)

POLITICS

National Assembly Will Turn Nigeria's Democracy Into A Government For The Rich - Jega Says

Former Chairman of the Independent National Election Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega has expressed fears that the National Assembly will turn Nigeria’s democracy into plutocracy, which means government for the rich. Jega said this on the sideline of the ongoing ECOWAS Parliament’s High-level Seminar on Thursday in Winneba, Ghana.

  11 months ago ago
National Assembly Will Turn Nigeria's Democracy Into A Government For The Rich - Jega Says

EDUCATION

Senator Dino Melaye has graduated from Baze University, Abuja

The two-time member of the National Assembly has seen the need to further his education, not minding his age and achievements. Education has no limit and age is not a barrier to learning. Dino who was putting the graduation gown on, sat among other graduates. Former minister, Osita Chidoka, also graduated with a bachelor of law at the same university.

  11 months ago ago
Senator Dino Melaye has graduated from Baze University, Abuja

JUSTICE

We have found the sponsor of Sunday Igboho – Federal Government.

Federal government has said that it has discovered the major financier of the Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Igboho. According to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, the sponsor is a member of National Assembly. The minister disclosed the information on Friday, October 22, in Abuja.

  11 months ago ago
We have found the sponsor of Sunday Igboho – Federal Government.

MILITARY

Declare Bandits As Terriorists - Governor El-Rufai Tells Federal Government

The Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai has asked Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) to outrightly declare bandits that are threatening the peace of the Northwest region of the country as terriorists. According to Channels Tv, Governor El-Rufai made this call on Wednesday after receiving the third quarter security report from the Commissioner of Internal Security and home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, at Government House in Kaduna.

  11 months ago ago
Declare Bandits As Terriorists - Governor El-Rufai Tells Federal Government

SOCIETY

AGF reveals Sunday Igboho’s sponsors, links him to Boko Haram's financier

The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and minister of justice, Abubakar Malami, has reportedly revealed the details of the findings of a committee that investigated Sunday Igboho. According to him, the yoruba nation activist, was mainly sponsored by a member of the eighth National Assembly, adding that, the investigations also found some transactions between Igboho's company and a company that is being investigated for terrorism financing.

  11 months ago ago
AGF reveals Sunday Igboho’s sponsors, links him to Boko Haram's financier

MILITARY

"Declare Bandits As Terrorist. They Don't Deserve Mercy. They Shouldn't Live" -Gov El-Rufai Tells FG

6The executive governor of Kaduna State Gov Nasir El-Rufai, has called on the Federal Government to declare bandits as terrorists or insurgents to enable the Nigerian military deal with them accordingly. The governor who spoke at the Sir Kashim Ibrahim House, Kaduna yesterday haven't received the security report for third quarter from the commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, said declaring bandits in the Northwest region of the country as terrorists or insurgents would enable the Nigerian military to kill them (the bandits) without fear of consequences in the international law.

  11 months ago ago

EDUCATION

ASUU tells FG to make a law that bans children of public office holders from studying abroad

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has implored the government of President Buhari to withdraw their children from foreign institutions into Nigerian institutions. The union is also calling on the National Assembly to prompt a law that will make public schools compulsory for children of all public office holders.

  11 months ago ago
ASUU tells FG to make a law that bans children of public office holders from studying abroad

EDUCATION

If You Accept Govt Appointment, Your Children Must Attend Universities in Nigeria - ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is seeking a law that will compel Government appointees to enroll their wards in Nigerian universities. National President of the association, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke while speaking at the reconvened meeting with the Federal Government, being concilliated by the Minister of Labour and Employment, called on the National Assembly to enact a law that would stop Government officials from sending their children abroad to study.

  11 months ago ago
If You Accept Govt Appointment, Your Children Must Attend Universities in Nigeria - ASUU

EDUCATION

Stop public office holders from sending their children to school abroad- Prof. Osodeke

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has asked the Senate to ban government officials from sending their children to school abroad. ASUU President Prof Emmanuel Osodeke, made the call at the reconvened meeting with the Minister of Labour and Employment Dr Chris Ngige, in Abuja.

  11 months ago ago
Stop public office holders from sending their children to school abroad- Prof. Osodeke

MILITARY

Declare Bandits As Terrorists To Allow Military Kill Them Within International Laws - El-Rufai To FG

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has appealed to the Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to declare bandits as terrorists in a bid to allow the Nigerian military kill them without risking sanctions from international bodies, Vanguard News reporters have learned. While speaking on Wednesday at the presentation of the Kaduna State Security Incidents Report for the Third Quarter of 2021 in Kaduna, El-Rufai said: ''the Kaduna State Government has always called for the declaration of bandits as insurgents and terrorists.

  11 months ago ago
Declare Bandits As Terrorists To Allow Military Kill Them Within International Laws - El-Rufai To FG

POLITICS

How we nullified Obasanjo's 'third term' agenda – Ken Nnamani

Former Senate President Ken Nnamani has revealed some of the steps he took to thwart former President Olusegun Obasanjo's tenure elongation agenda (also known as the Third Term). Mr. Nnamani stated at the public presentation of his book "STANDING STRONG: Legislative Reforms, Third Term, and Other Issues of the 5th Senate" at the International Conference Centre in Abuja on Thursday that by adjourning the senate during the constitutional amendment process, some senators in support of the bill changed their minds after interacting with their constituents.

  11 months ago ago
How we nullified Obasanjo's 'third term' agenda – Ken Nnamani