Insecurity: Some Nigerians Are Rejoicing So That They Can Blame Buhari – Itse Sagay

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) on Wednesday said some Nigerians are happy with the current insecurity crisis in the country and are using it score cheap political points by heaping blames on the federal government. Speaking in a chat with Daily Independent, Sagay who emphasized the need

FG Is Provoking Fresh Insurgency With El-zakzaky And Shi’ites – Falana

Human rights activist, Femi Falana has warned the Federal Government of Nigeria against its violent approach to handling members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria who are protesting the continued detention of their leader, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, despite numerous court orders issued for his release. Falana expressed concerns over the method the Federal Government had adopted

Workers Earning Below N30,000 To Start Enjoying Good Pay – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate implementation of the N30,000 new national wage for Federal Public Service workers currently earning below the minimum wage. The Chairman, National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission, Chief Richard Egbule said this while addressing a news conference on the implementation of the new national minimum wage on Tuesday in

Obasanjo’s Letter Is Hate Speech – Buhari’s Media Organization

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has again shown his propensity for mischief with his recent letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, designed to further his claim of a Fulanisation agenda. According to the Buhari Media Organization (BMO), Obasanjo’s attempt to present this mischief as a solution to the security challenge in the country is not only pretentious

I’m Not Running From My Constituency Because Of Kidnappers – Ondo Senator, Ajayi

The Deputy Majority Leader of the Nigerian Senate, Prof. Ajayi Boroffice, has said he visits his hometown, Oka-Akoko in Ondo State regularly while dismissing media report suggesting otherwise as utterly misleading. Reacting to a media report suggesting that he no longer visit or travel to his constituency, the lawmaker said he has been regular to

Obasanjo Should Have Phoned Buhari Instead Of Writing Letter To Embarrass The Nation – Sagay

An eminent Professor of Law, Itse Sagay (SAN), has branded former president Olusegun Obasanjo “childish and immature”, for making his letter to President Muhammadu Buhari public. Obasanjo in the letter released by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, had expressed worry over high level of insecurity in the country. Sagay, speaking to the Nation, however, agreed with

We’re Still Negotiating For Release Of Chibok Girls, Sharibu, Others – Presidency

The Presidency says it is still negotiating with Boko Haram terrorists for the release of the abducted Chibok school girls, Leah Sharibu and other kidnapped Nigerians. It faulted a former CNN anchor, Isha Sesay, for saying in her newly published book that Nigerians and the government had forgotten the kidnapped girls because they were from

Tribunal: ‘Your Video Evidence Is Empty’ – Buhari, INEC Tell PDP

Today, the Independent National Electoral Commission described the 48-compact disc evidence tendered by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, as empty and lacking in probative value. According to reports four of the video clips played at the Presidential Election Tribunal court hall included ‘countdown of Osun Decides,’ a production of Channels

Fulanis Made Me Rich, They Did More For Me Than My Own People – Pat Utomi

Patrick Okedinachi Utomi a Nigerian professor of political economy and management expert said Fulanis are good people. While speaking to an audience in Ikorodu, Lagos State, Nigeria, yesterday the former presidential aspirant gave a speech which he titled *Why you gain nothing from ethnic bias* He Is quoted by Viralmula.Com Below Never get yourself involved in *ethnic

Miyetti Allah Criticizes Soyinka, Calls For Arrest Of Obasanjo

The apex Fulani socio-cultural organisation in Nigeria, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, has criticised Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, for blaming herdsmen for the insecurity in the country, while calling for the arrest of former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Obasanjo had written an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on the prevalence of insecurity in the country,

Zamfara State Approves 300 Hectares Of Land For RUGA Settlement

Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle has said that the state would implement the Ruga settlement initiative to resettle herders and boost economic activities. The governor told the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajiamila who visited the state that the state government would go ahead with the programme in spite of its suspension by the Federal

Atiku Plays Video Clips To Collaborate Evidence At Tribunal

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, Monday played a video recording at the election petition tribunal where a Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mike Igini admitted that the electoral body would transmit election results with the use of smart card readers to the INEC central server. Igini spoke with Channels Television shortly

Opinion: Why Sheikh Zakzaky Should Be Released – Najeeb Maigatari

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” – Martin Luther King Jr. The gruesome injustice meted on the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky- courtesy of our

Tribunal: Don’t Allow Atiku To Play Rigging Video In Court – APC, INEC

President Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have objected to the move by Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to play a video before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT). The Nation reports that their lawyers objected when the petitioners’ lawyer, Chris Uche (SAN) invited

Obasanjo Writes New Letter To Buhari, Says He Must Provide Solution To Insecurity, Others

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has written yet another letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, warning that Nigeria is tipping towards a dangerous cliff and only the president could forestall such a looming disaster. Mr Obasanjo a former Nigerian leader, between 1999 and 2007, said Nigeria has been consumed by violence and ethnic divisions since Mr Buhari

Herdsmen Stab Farmer To Death In Ogun

Residents of Adao community in Alabata area of Odeda Local Government Area in Ogun State were thrown into confusion, yesterday, when two suspected herdsmen reportedly stabbed a 49-year-old farmer, Rafiu Showemimo, to death. It was gathered that the suspected herdsmen accosted the farmer and stabbed him in the neck on his way back home from the farm at 12noon. Native Reporters 

Tinubu Has Become A Slave To His Ambition And A Plague To His People – Fani Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Minister of Aviation has blasted National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, over his statement at Afenifere National leader’s home in Akure, Ondo State. Tinubu, who paid a condolence visit to the Afenifere National Leader in Akure, the Ondo State capital on Sunday over the murder of Mrs. Olakunrin

Buhari’s Inability To Solve Herdsmen Problems Has Cancelled His Achievements – Wole Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, yesterday declared that the inability of President Muhammadu Buhari to find solutions to the problems of herdsmen has wiped away the positive achievements of his administration. The playwright said that the “carelessness and negligence” of the Buhari’s administration had led to the death of many Nigerians. Soyinka stated this at

Herdsmen Convert Ondo Forest Reserve Into Camp

Fresh facts emerged on Saturday that herdsmen have converted the Ondo Government reserve located in the Odigbo Local Government Area into a militia camp. This indication buttressed the widespread claim that killers of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, 58-year-old daughter of the leader of pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, Chief Reuben Fasoranti, were herdsmen who sneaked out of

Insecurity: Buhari Is Sleeping On Duty – Oby Ezekwesili

Former Minister of Education, Dr Oby Ezekwesili saturday lamented that despite being ascribed as the Commander-in-Chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces, President Muhammadu Buhari had not proved to be in charge of the armed forces. Ezekwesili, who co-founded the #BringBackOurGirls Movement, also lamented that Nigeria had been this divided since it became independent in 1960.