WHO SUCCEEDS ADAMU AS NEXT IGP, CONTENDERS, PRETENDERS AND MISCHIEF MAKERS

By EMMANUEL  IRIOGBE,  Abuja As the February 1 2021 exit date for the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu draws closer by the day, Nigerians are worried and apprehensive who his replacement would be. Permutations abound among concerned citizens if President Muhammadu Buhari will choose the part of honour by bringing into play equity, fairness and justice in order to ensure that the best man for the job is chosen. Though the President may have the prerogative to extend the tenure of the incumbent by citing as an instance…

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Edo Guber:Obaseki wins against APC

By Emmanuel Iriogbe,  Abuja. A Federal High Court has affirmed that Gov.  Godwin Obaseki was duly elected as governor Of Edo sate. In it’s ruling on Saturday, the court said that by the  submission Of the University of Ibadan,  it has been proven that Obaseki indeed graduated from the University and was duly issued with a certifcate by the institution with a second class lower honours in Classics. It affirmed that the complainant, the All Progressives Congress, APC,  could not prove it’s case that the governor did not graduate from…

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OPINION: 2020: Reps navigation in a turbulent year

By John Ameh At the inception of the year 2020, the 9th House of Representatives, under the leadership of Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, set out to continue the robust implementation of its Legislative Agenda as well as provide other legislative interventions for good governance in Nigeria. The House began the year on a good footing and made several positive interventions until the index case of Covid-19 was recorded on February 27 in Lagos. Unarguably, the Covid-19 pandemic took the world by storm and became the main issue that shaped 2020. But…

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Foreign Fulani herdsmen planning to overrun southwest-Gen Togun

  There are fears that aliens from other West African countries have found their way into Nigeria. – A governor in the southwest of Nigeria raised the alarm last week, calling for a lasting solution from federal authorities – A former spy chief of the Nigerian military has re-echoed the sentiments of the governor, saying the threat is real General Kunle Togun (rtd), former boss of the Directorate of Military Intelligence (DMI) and current chairman, Oyo state Amotekun (Security Network) corps, has revealed that foreign Fulani herdsmen are planning to…

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U I admits issuing Certificate to Gov. Obaseki

By EMMANUEL  Iriogbe,  Abuja * Admits Obaseki submitted an incomplete photocopy to Court. The University of Ibadan, on Tuesday, confirmed to the Federal High Court in Abuja that it indeed issued a Bachelor of Arts certificate to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State in 1979. However,  it faulted The photocopy the governor submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, describing it as incomplete. The University, which was summoned through a subpoena issued on it by the court, said it was not true that Obaseki forged the certificate he attached…

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Buhari destroying Nigerian’s Legitimate Businesses cause of Politics-Atiku

By Emmanuel Iriogbe,  Abuja *Redirects his investment in Intels Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has carpetted the Buhari administration saying the goveenment was destroying legitimate businesses in the name of politiking. Speaking through his Media Adviser,  Paul Ibe, the former Vice President and  founder of Integrated Logistics Services Nigeria Limited (Intels), said he has been selling his shares in Intels over the years due to unfavourable business working conditions under this present administration. According to him The present government’s penchant going after legitimate businesses in the country “Assumed greater urgency…

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INEC Refute Claim of Purported Recruitment

*Advise Public to beware of Unscrupulous fraudsters By David Onimisi Lawani The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has refuted claim of purported employment in the commission saying it is the handy work of unscrupulous fraudsters willing to swindle innocent genuine job seekers of their hard-earned savings. Festus Okoye, National Commissioner & Chairman Information and Voter Education in a statement signed said the commission had in 2020 in May drew the attention of the public and warned of a fake employment letter not emanating from the commission. He said that the…

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James Ume bag’s Chieftaincy Title

Bu EMMANUEL  Copi Iriogbe,  Abuja Friday, January 1, 2021, will teman indelible in the annals of the people Of  Abam kingdom as the the traditional rulers in Abam Onyerubi honoured Mr. James Ume, CEO/Founder of UNUBIKO FOUNDATION and The Whistler Communications with the chieftaincy title, “IKE ABAM 1” for his numerous contributions to the development of their communities. Ume who is known for his philanthrophy,  was on hand to assuage the suffering of his people in the heat of the ravaging pandemic,  COVID-19 by giving out palliatives to the comminity.…

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US PRESIDENT-ELECT BIDEN APPOINTS ESAN LADY AS POLICY ADVISER

Admin US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have named Nigerian born Medical Doctor, Osaremen Veronica Okolo as COVID-19 Policy Advisor. She is to serve as member of the White House COVID-19 Response team. Ms Osaremen Okolo, who now resides in Boston Massachusetts, originally hails from Ewohimi, Esan South-East Local Government Area of Edo State was appointed as a top Covid19 policy advisor for the incoming White House Administration. The Harvard College graduate was named alongside Tim Manning, Supply Coordinator, Carole Johnson, Testing Coordinator, Clarke Humphrey, COVID Digital…

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Let’s Keep Hope Alive in the New Year-Gbajabiamila

By Emmanuel Copi Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has congratulated Nigerians for witnessing the New Year 2021 despite the challenges of the past year. In a New Year message sent by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Lanre Lasisi, the Speaker urged Nigerians to keep hope alive in the year 2021. He said Nigerians should use the experiences of the preceding year, 2020, which he described as very challenging, to work towards a better 2021. The Speaker said he was optimistic that the year 2021…

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