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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Corruption: South African Court Orders Arrest Of Former President, Jacob Zuma

By Ihechukwu Ibeji (with Agency report) An AFP report has it that a South African court has issued an arrest warrant for embattled former President of South Africa, Mr Jacob Zuma after he failed to appear for a pre-trial hearing over corruption charges, he faces related to a 1990s arms deal. But the execution of the warrant will be deferred until May 6 when the case is due to resume. Zuma’s lawyers told the court that he was ill and receiving treatment abroad. The High Court in the southeastern city…

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Nigeria, Other Commonwealth Countries To Benefit From Rwanda’s Visa Fee Scrap

*Rwandan President, Paul Kagame ———————————————————————- Rwandan President, Paul Kagame said his country is considering scrapping visa fees for citizens of the Commonwealth nations as well as the African Union and La Francophonie member countries. Kagame made the announcement at the International School for Government at King’s College in London. He was speaking about Rwanda’s transformation journey especially under his leadership as president of that country. “We are soon considering exempting citizens of the Commonwealth, as well as the African Union and the Francophonie, from paying visa fees when entering Rwanda,”…

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PDP Takes Supreme Court Imo State Judgement To American Embassy, British High Commission

*Prince Uche Secondus, PDP National Chairman speaking during the protest in Abuja —————————————————————————————– The worrisome political developments and strange court rulings in Nigeria witnessed yet another drama as the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday embarked on a protest to the United States Embassy and the British High Commission in Abuja, Nigeria’s political capital to submit two separate petitions to officials of the embassies. The protest started from the PDP alternate office in Maitama. After submitting the petitions to the US Embassy and the British High…

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Insecurity: It’s Obvious Buhari And APC Has Lost Focus – PDP Chieftain

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has frowned at the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to retain the current Service Chiefs who are due for retirement despite increasing cases of killings, kidnapping, insurgency, herdsmen attacks among the litany of other increasing vices in the country. Emmanuel Ogidi, the National Vice Chairman of the PDP, South-South, who disclosed this during a media chat, in Abuja, expressed disgust over the failure of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) administration towards tackling the prevailing security challenges facing the country over the past five…

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Imo Supreme Court Judgement: Coalition Petitions Donald Trump Seeks Visa Ban On CJN, Others

Following what has been termed as a fraudulent Supreme Court judgement in Imo State, which sacked Emeka Ihedioha as Imo State governor, a group of Imo indigenes abroad has send a strong warded petition to United States of America President, Mr Donald Trump to place on visa ban the seven Supreme Court justices who unanimously declared Mr Hope Uzodinma as the winner of the March 9, 2019 governorship election. The group known as the Imo Diaspora Coalition for Justice and Democracy in a petition, in which they seek 1000 signatures,…

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Forged Certificate: Court Sacks Ifeanyi Ubah As Nigerian Senator

*Embattled Sen. Ubah (left) and Obinna Uzoh, the PDP candidate ——————————————————————————————— Senator Ifeanyi Ubah must be having serious nightmare right now following the emerging story regarding his election into the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Fresh from the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Kubwa, Abuja, on Friday, the court we gathered has reaffirmed its earlier order sacking Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young Peoples Party as the senator representing Anambra South. The presiding judge, Justice Bello Kawu, in a ruling, declined Ubah’s request to set aside…

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