The Northern Elders Forum has warned Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) against issuing any threat over the presidency. The forum said this while reacting to PANDEF’s statement that the north should wait till 2031 before producing another president. Daily Trust reports that Dr Hakeem Baba Ahmed, NEF’s director of publicity and advocacy, warned that perhaps PANDEF and other groups have not been listening to the north when it stated that it shall not be threatened or intimidated by any group or region.
Anambra poll: Igbo in diaspora, PANDEF vow to resist rigging Igbo in the Diaspora namely World Igbo Congress and the Igbo World Assembly, as well as the Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, have vowed to resist any attempt to rig the November 6 governorship election in Anambra State.
Another Military Plane Crash, Photo Credit: PM News. The burning Philippines military-plane as posted on Twitter. military plane carrying at least 85 people crashed in Cotabato, the southern Philippines on Sunday, the armed forces chief said. Photo Credit: Google. So far 15 people have been rescued from the burning wreckage of the C-130, which crashed as it tried to land on Jolo island in Sulu province, General Cirilito Sobejana told AFP.
As the 2023 election is getting closer every day, the zoning of the presidency is one of the issues that has always caused a lot of reaction and argument between the south and the northern part of Nigeria. Many Southern groups, such as Afenifere Ohanaeze, Pandef and the Southern Governors, have declared their support for the Presidency to be shifted to their region since the current President is a Northerner.
As the 2023 presidential election is getting closer every day, the zoning of the presidency has always been making the headlines in Nigeria's newspapers. The Southern Governor proposes that Nigeria's two major political parties should allocate the presidential ticket to southerners to balance the equation, as the current president, who will complete his tenors in 2023, is a northerner.
The zoning of the Presidency has been one of the trendy topics in Nigeria that has caused numerous reactions and debates between the people of southern Nigeria and the northerners. Many politicians, groups, and citizens of the southern region believe Nigeria should continue the practice of zoning the presidency, which seems to be an unwritten constitution of Nigeria because it was done in 1999 when the giant political parties in Nigeria zoned their presidential tickets to the south, and in 2019 when both giant political parties also consider the north as the most viable region to rule Nigeria.
Another Prominent Nigeria Dies. Photo Credit: Leadership Kaduna State government, on Sunday, said bandits shot and killed one Anja Mallam, the village head of Dogon Daji, in Sanga local government area of the state. In a statement issued by the Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, he said according to a security report, the bandits raided the residence of the village head and shot him
A composition of different Nigerian political-influential groups comprising of the People Democratic Party (PDP), Afenifere socio-political association, the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) and others have mocked the President, Muhammadu Buhari, over his Independence Day Speech which they faulted for a particular reason.
President Muhammadu Buhari, the Nigerian President, has signed the Petroleum Industry Bill(PIB) 2021into law. This was made known to the public by Mr. Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity. According to the spokesperson, the President signed the controversial bill into Law while working from quarantine.
The Minister of Petroleum, Timpre Sylva has reacted to agitations made by PANDEF on the newly passed Petroleum Industry Bill(PIB) during a live interview with Channels television. Recall that several backlashes were thrown at the federal government for giving the host community 3%. The host communities are also not enjoying basic amenities or magnificent structures or given priority in terms of developing the area despite the huge revenue Nigerian governments get from them, all these were other allegations made by PANDEF.
Edwin Clark IPOB had previously referred to Edwin Clark as a general without troops. Following the outburst of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Edwin Clark, an Ijaw national and political leader, the Igbo apex socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has apologized to the leadership of the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF).
Today's Headlines: Why Nigeria is going backward at 61 —PANDEF chair; FG Off To Ethiopia For Progress
Photos Credit: Google Why Nigeria is going backward at 61 —PANDEF chair Let me first of all thank God for Nigeria at 61. Nigeria has gone a long way to celebrate 61 years of independence and there is reason to thank God that everything is still in order and we are still Nigeria as one and not divided.
Photo Credit: Google "Security Challenges Will Soon Be Over" -Senator Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers Senator Aliyu Wamakko an All Progressives Congress member representing Sokoto North-Central has assured Nigerians that the various security challenges facing the country will soon be over. He listed the challenges which include kidnapping, banditry, cattle rustling and insurgency.
Over the weekend, there was palpable fear amongst the residents of Asaba, Agbor and it's environs in Delta State following an alleged violence letter issued by suspected Fulani jihadists to attack the state. PANDEF Photo credit: Google The letter was said to have been pasted at some strategic points in Asaba, Agbor and it's environs by anonymous jihadist group of a possible attacks on the state.
The Pan Niger Delta Forum said politicians from the north who wanted to run for president would have to wait until 2031. The National Publicity Secretary, PANDEF, Ken Robinson said in a statement on Thursday. He noted that political power is expected to turn south in 2023.
Information reaching our news desk now has it that the Pan Niger Delta Forum had warned Fulani Jihadists over an alleged threat issued out by the group to attack areas in Delta State, PANDEF said that if the threat is carried out on Delta State, then the consequences will be enormous.
Panic As Police Clash With Yoruba Nation Agitators In Lagos Panic as Men of the Lagos Police Command fired shots at Yoruba Nation agitators who had gathered at the Gani Fawehinmi Park in Ojota, Lagos. This was after some Yoruba nation agitators dared the security operatives by spreading banners and flyers to announce their arrival and presence.
Chief Edwin Clark has described the recently passed Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) as unjust, and embarrassing against the people of the Niger Delta. The leader of the Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) condemned the bill which is ready for harmonization and stated that it is fraudulent to add the allocation of 30% profit for Oil exploration in the Northern part of the country.
The controversial Petroleum Industry Bill has been signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari and this development has sparked outrage in some quarters of the Niger-Delta. The controversial bill has been severely criticised because from an initial draft of 10% the National Assembly reduced the equity share for host communities to 3% which had caused many ex-militants to threaten to take up arms and go back to the creeks.
Governors on the platform of the Southern Governors Forum (SGF) said Nigeria’s next President in 2023 should come from the South. Rising from a meeting in Lagos on Monday, the governors also revealed that September 21, 2021 is the deadline for the ban on open grazing in Southern states of the federation.