European Union Says Nigeria’s Last General Elections Were Not Transparent

Finally, Maria Arena, Chief Observer for the European Union (EU) that monitored the Nigeria’s 2019 general elections has come out bold to state that the election, which brought President Muhammadu Buhari and others to power were not transparent. The added that the elections were marred by violence and harassment of voters. She said at a press briefing in Abuja on Saturday thet, “Overall, the EU EOM concluded the 2019 elections were marked by severe operational and transparency shortcomings, electoral security problems and low turnout.” The EU, which submitted its final…

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Buhari Congratulates New Senate President, Speaker

By Editor Unlike in 2015 when President Muhammadu Buhari congratulated the presiding officers of the national assembly with a heavy heart, the preferred candidates of the ruling party have this time emerged in both chambers of the national assembly. Ahmad Lawan and Ovie Omo-Agege were elected as senate president and deputy senate president respectively while Femi Gbajabiamila emerged speaker of the house of representative and Idris Wase, deputy speaker, Buhari has happily congratulated the gentlemen. Mr. Femi Adesina, Buhari’s spokesman said the president commended the “transparent and fair nature” of…

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Nigeria Sliding Towards Disaster Under Buhari Says Obasanjo

By Editor Fearless former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has said the country is moving towards disaster under the present leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari. Obasanjo, who spoke in an interview with Premium Times, also said even the economy was unstable insisting that the current administration led by Buhari had destroyed the war against corruption, which he said started during his administration. Obasanjo, who is one of the lone voices that is speaking out against the alleged tyranny of Buhari backed the candidate of the…

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Senators Ahmed Lawan, Ovie Omo-Agege Elected To Lead 9th Senate

By Editor Senator Ahmed Lawan and Senator Ovie Omo-Agege both of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have been elected the president and deputy president of the 9th Nigerian Senate. The APC moved swiftly to avoid what happened to them at the 8th Senate when the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), swept them off their feet and took over the leadership of the party. Lawan defeated the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) adopted candidate Ali Ndume, also of the APC with 79 votes. Ndume polled only 28 votes. Similarly, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, the…

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Rochas Okorocha Humiliated, Denied Access To Senate Inauguration

By Andrew Onyejuruuwa Rochas Okorocha, the immediate past governor of Imo State faced serious embarrassment when he arrived the National Assembly premises at 7:40.am on Tuesday ahead of the inauguration. He was bluntly denied accreditation. Okorocha, was declared winner of the Imo West Senatorial District but the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) returning official who oversaw the election in Imo State told the whole world that he declared Okorocha winner under duress. Okorocha therefore was not issued certificate of return by INEC. His closest rival, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)…

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Oyo State Assembly Elects 32-year-old As Speaker

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde ——————————————————————————————————— By Andrew Onyejuruuwa The not too young to run ideology seem to be yielding fruit fast as reports reaching us has it that the Oyo State House of Assembly has elected a 32-year-old member representing Ibarapa East State Constituency, Adebo Ogundoyin, as its Speaker. Ogundoyin, a second term lawmaker and member of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), according to the story was elected shortly after Governor Seyi Makinde inaugurated the state assembly on Monday. In all, there are 26 members of the PDP…

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Atiku vs Buhari Tribunal: Justice Garba To Replace Justice Bulkachuwa

By Andrew Onyejuruuwa Finally, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa has announced Justice Mohammed Garba as replacement on the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal involving President Muhammadu Buhari and former Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last elections in Nigeria. Bulkachuwa, by virtue of her position as the President of the Appeal Court was an automatic member of the tribunal, which was vehemently challenged by Atiku by virtue of the fact that her husband is a member of Buhari’s All Progressive Congress (APC), who also contested and…

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Kano Sate Backed Commission Recommends Emir Sanusi’s Suspension

By Editor As the witch hunting of the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, by the government of Kano State continues, the state’s Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission has recommended the suspension of the Emir, from his throne over an alleged misappropriation of N3.4 billion. The commission claimed the crime was committed between 2014 and 2017. The latest recommendation was contained in a preliminary report of investigation conducted by the commission and signed by its chairman, Mr. Muhuyi Magaji. A copy of the report was made available to newsmen…

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Another £211million Abacha Loot Trapped In Foreign Account

Sadly, for Nigeria, the British crown dependency of Jersey has seized £211 million (nearly N100billion) said to have been laundered from Nigeria by the former head of state Late Gen. Sani Abacha. UK’s Metro is reporting that Abacha had stashed the money in accounts held in Jersey by Doraville Properties Corporation, a British Virgin Islands company. It was said to have been laundered through the United States of America (USA) into the Channel Islands, while he was in office. “The money is now being held by the government until authorities…

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You Are ‘Necessary Evil’ For Voting PDP – Buhari Lashes Out At FCT Residents

By Andrew Onyejuruuwa The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has described residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja as “necessary evil” for overwhelmingly voting for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general election. Although Buhari has been sworn in for a second term in office, the PDP candidate in the elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is strongly challenging the result of the elections. Buhari who spoke when a delegation of FCT residents paid him Sallah homage at Aso Rock on Tuesday, said he is…

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