Former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan as well as Senate President, Bukola Saraki and House of Representatives speaker, Yakubu Dogara, were some of the dignitaries who stormed Yola on Sunday for the coronation of former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, as the Waziri Adamawa. Obasanjo was the chairman of the coronation ceremony which took place at the palace of Lamido Adamawa, Alhaji Muhammadu Musdafa, who performed the Sunday turbaning ceremony. Speaking, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo said Atiku deserves the honour and would carry his new office with dignity. Referring directly to Atiku, Obasanjo said: “I do know that by every standard you are a cultural and cultured person. I do know too that when we were in Abuja dealing with national and international affairs, you didn’t joke with cultural issues at home. So, you more than deserve this
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ANY attempt by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to return to power by proxy will be resisted, All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole said yesterday. He dismissed as “empty” the former leader’s boast that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will unseat the APC-led administration from Aso Rock.
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A Law lecturer in the Faculty of Law at University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, has penned an explosive pieve on the controversies trailing Nnamdi Kanu and Muhamamdu Buhari in recent times. Buhari & Kanu Having listened to the first radio broadcast by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and read the transcript of the his second broadcast on November 17, certain matters arising from the said broadcasts have necessitated that I conduct this exercise. My conclusions would have been intuitively perceived by any thoughtful person interested in truth and not sensationalism or propaganda. But, a portion of the Nigerian populace has been taken and held hostage by demagogues who, to the untrained eye, appear skilled in the art of mental manipulation, but whose success in misdirecting the people is only due to the widespread ignorance, frustration, difficulty and hunger in the land.
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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor; Dapo Akinrefon, Dirisu Yakubu & Umar Yusuf ABUJA — South East governors and other major political office-holders, yesterday, stayed away from the installation of former Vice President and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, as Waziri Adamawa in Yola, Adamawa State, sparking fears of apparent disaffection within the party. There had been mutterings over the approach of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar to South-East political office holders in the choice of his running mate, Mr Peter Obi.
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There was no robbery, says police There was pandemonium in some parts of Ado-Ekiti on Friday following the spread of a news of a purported attack on two commercial banks by suspected armed robbery. The alleged robbery which turned out to be a hoax was said to have taken place on two banks located in Ijigbo and Secretariat Road. Many residents fled in different directions when a security officer allegedly mishandled his rifle by firing some gun shots into the air in Ijigbo area of the town. Some armed policemen deployed to the area with the intent of quelling the phantom robbery also announced their arrival at the scene by firing gunshots into the air. The hullabaloo sparked by the gun shots paralyzed traffic, social and economic activities for about 45 minutes.
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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been alleged of paying self-acclaimed leader of Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, to announce that President Muhammadu Buhari is dead. The special adviser to President Buhari on social media, Lauretta Onochie, made this known on Friday through her twitter handle.
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Properties Sealed Include Radio Station And Filling Station. No fewer than ten choice properties allegedly owned by former governor Ayodele Fayose in Ekiti State capital city have been sealed by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC). The houses include one located at Fajuyi Park beside the old Mr Biggs in Ado Ekiti which was specifically designed as Civic Centre for event management business Others are: the bank two storey building at Okesa and the house where the radio station, Peoples Voice 104.1 FM allegedly owned by the governor and two houses located at GRA, all in Ado Ekiti. The closure came barely one month the state ministry of urban and
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The immediate past President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan has revealed why he was initially scared for his people when Buhari came into power. He made the revelation in his new book, “My Transition Hours,” stating that he was worried the new administration would go after his supporters and that even if Buhari was not in on it, then other self-serving individuals might have pulled the trigger
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