Impeachment: US President Trump Sacks Intelligence Official Who Had Key Role

United States of America (USA) President, Mr. Donald Trump at the weekend announced he was firing a senior intelligence official whom he said had a central role in the complaint last August that sparked his impeachment. In a letter to the Senate Intelligence Committee, amidst the “war against an invisible enemy called Coronavirus (COVID-19), Trump said he had lost confidence in Michael Atkinson, the independent inspector general of the broad US intelligence community. Recall that it was Mr. Atkinson that reviewed and transmitted an anonymous whistle-blower’s complaint in August that…

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Aminu Ado Bayero Is New Emir Of Kano – Gov. Ganduje

Shortly after removing the former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and now Emir Muhammadu Sanusi ll as the Emir of Kano, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has announced Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero as the new emir. Making the announcement at the Government House on Monday at the presence of the four kingmakers, the Secretary to the State Government Usman Alhaji said: “Following the resolution of the State Executive Council at its emergency council meeting, I have been directed by his Excellency, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, based on the provision…

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Kano State Governor Succeeds In Dethroning Emir Of Kano, Sanusi

*Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje (left) and the dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi ll when the going was good Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje will literally pop a champagne today with close friends and associates having succeeded today in dethroning the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi ll. The governor who has been in the trenches with the traditional and religious leader of the Kano Emirates over supremacy war. Before now a good number of well-respected and high net worth personalities have tried to call a truce between the…

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Court Sacks Oshiomhole As National Chairman Of The APC

*Embattled Adams Oshiomhole Information reaching our newsroom right now has it that a Federal High Court in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has ordered of interim injunction stopping former governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole from parading himself as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), pending the determination of a suit. Honourable Justice Danlami Senchi who gave the injunction earlier today (Wednesday March 4, 2020) held that political parties must be bound by their own constitution and having been suspended by his ward, Oshiomhole is henceforth restrained…

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Imo State Supreme Court Review: Emeka Ihedioha Finally Robbed For Hope Uzodinma

The Supreme Court in a six to one judgment vehemently refused to set aside its January 14, 2020 judgment that removed Honourable Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as Governor of Imo State and replaced him with Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressive Congress (APC). However, Justice Centus Nweze however in a dissenting judgment set aside the judgment of the Supreme Court as a nullity. He held that the court was misled in declaring Hope Uzodinma governor and subsequently ordered his removal from office. According to him,…

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Supreme Court Rules On Ihedioha vs Uzodinma Judgment Review Today

*Brothers at war: Ihedioha of the PDP (left) and Uzodinma of the APC Nigeria’s Supreme Court in Abuja has heard the application for review of its January 14, 2020 judgment, which removed Hon. Emeka Ihedioha as Imo State Governor and declared Hope Uzodinma as the valid winner of the last governorship election in the state. That bizarre ruling attracted global condemnation and deafening calls for review both at home and from the Diaspora. After much hullabaloo, the Supreme Court accepted their fallibility and agreed on a review and it was…

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Military Aided Herdsmen, Bandits In Delta State Killing – Gov. Okowa

By Andrew Onyejuruuwa The Executive Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, has come out boldly to state that officers of Nigerian military actually accompanied the suspected bandits who attacked some communities in Delta State last week and killed not fewer than eight people with others sustaining different degrees of injury. Gunmen attacked Avwon, Agadama, Ohoror and other communities in Uwheru Kingdom, Ughelli North local government areas of Delta State last week (on Thursday to beprecise). The attacks led to the deaths of at least eight people while a host of…

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Buhari’s Has Failed Nigeria Says Northern Elders Forum

*Embattled President Buhari (left) and NFF Convener, Prof. Ango Abdullahi After many years of hiding from the truth, the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) yesterday came down heavy on President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressive Congress (APC) ruling party. The NEF was blunt with its accusation that Buhari has failed Nigerians in securing them from attacks by insurgents, bandits and other criminal elements. This is noteworthy because the body is a representation of elders from northern Nigeria where Buhari comes from. The NEF convener, Prof. Ango Abdullahi, who led other notable…

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INEC Prunes Registered Political Parties In Nigeria From 91 To Only 18

*Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Nigeria’s INEC Chairman 74 political parties in Nigeria have been deregistered by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) meaning that Nigeria now has 18 political parties. Before the INEC decision the deregister a number of mushroom political parties, Nigeria had 91 registered parties that participated in the last 2019 general elections in Nigeria. Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the INEC Chairman made the shocking announcement of the deregistration of the political parties at a press briefing on the status of political parties and conduct of some off-season and by-elections.…

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Ihedioha, PDP Formally Approach Supreme Court For Judgement Review

*Ihedioha thanking Imo State people shortly after his victory at the polls Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, Imo State Governor who was recently ousted by Nigeria’s Supreme Court led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Hon. Justice Tanko Muhammad has finally approached the Supreme Court asking it to set aside its own judgment, which removed him and declared Senator Hope Uzodinma as the governor of the state on January 14. At a press briefing in Abuja, the immediate past Imo State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Ndukwe Nnawuchi (SAN), said…

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