Ousted Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir has been transferred to a Khartoum prison following his toppling by the army last week, a source from his family told AFP on Wednesday.
“Last night, Bashir was transferred to Kober prison in Khartoum,” the source said without revealing his name for security reasons.
Bashir was ousted by the army last Thursday after four months of protests against his three decades of iron-fisted rule. The country’s new military rulers had said he was being held “in a secure place”.
Oba Olagbegi who died last night was 77 years. He was installed as the traditional ruler of the ancient town in 2003 by the late governor Olusegun Agagu. He was appointed Chancellor of the University of Benin in 2005 and later chancellor University of Abuja. He is currently chancellor of the University of Jos and former chairman of the Ondo council of Obas. He was married to Olori Ololade Olateru Olagbegi and the family was blessed with children and grandchildren. Details later…
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, is insistent that the Independent National Electoral Commission stored election results in a server and has said he will call Microsoft, IBM and Oracle experts to testify that he defeated President Muhammadu Buhari by over 1.6 million votes. Atiku gave the server name as INEC_PRES_RSLT_SRV2019 and its unique Mac address as 94-57-A5-DC-64-B9 with Microsoft Product ID 00252-70000-0000-AA535, in his fresh response to the reply of INEC to his petition. Alhaji Atiku Abubakar The Punch reported that Atiku and the PDP will also be expected to tender INEC’s training manual on elections, a printout of the votes of candidates from smart card readers and a printout of the forensic audit report on
The All Progressives Congress, APC, has ruled out chances of Femi Gbajabiamila in becoming the next Speaker of the House of Representative as the party had excluded the Northwest and Southwest from the zoning of the Senate President and House Speaker as well as their deputies.
The lawmaker representing Osun West senatorial district at the National Assembly, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has faulted allegation that he presented forged school results to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, during the last governorship election in Osun State.
Hassan gave Atiku a 21-day ultimatum to return to Cameroon to reunite with his family members.
A group identified as the Coalition of Minority Tribes in Nigeria has called on Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to apologise to Nigerians and return to Cameroon or seek naturalisation.
Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu says he has been vindicated by claims by the All Progressives Congress, APC, that the Presidential candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), in the last election, Alhaji Atiku Abubarkar is not a Nigerian but a Cameroonian.