PRESIDENCY REACTS TO TRUMP’S ALLEGED “LIFELESS” STATEMENT ON BUHARI

The Nigerian presidency Tuesday said the alleged statement credited to American president Donald Trump describing his Nigerian counterpart as “lifeless” may have been planted in the media by the opposition. Buhari, the first sub-Saharan Africa president to meet Trump since he was sworn in January 2017 as the 45th American president, was in the US for bilateral talks on Trump’s invitation. That meeting ended with Trump saying he never wanted to meet someone as lifeless as Buhari again, Financial Times reported citing three persons familiar with the matter. But Adesina…

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Edo abolishes 10% advance payment on Letters of Admin.

Obaseki abolishes advance payment of 10% administration of estate fee with Executive Order …fee now to be deducted at point of receiving benefits Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has issued an Executive Order altering the provision of Order 53, Rule 11, Paragraph 21 of the Second Schedule of the Edo State High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 2012, that made it mandatory for persons applying for letters of Administration to pay 10 per cent of the total value of the property in advance, as a condition for the issuance of…

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APC used murder rap to force PDP ex-chair to decamp. *PDP abandoned us

By Emmanuel Iriogbe. More facts have emerged on the real reason why erstwhile Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Lagos state, Hon. Moshood Salvadore decamped from the party to join the All Progressive Congress, APC,. Impeccable source told Penpushers that the ruling APC blackmailed Salvador’s with trumped up murder charge which led to his incarceration and eventual acquittal to force him out of the party. Also, the PDP disappointed him by their non challant attitude during his travails. According to a chieftain of the party in Lagos state…

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PRESS RELEASE PRESIDENT BUHARI’S ELEVATION OF “NATIONAL INTEREST” ABOVE RULE OF LAW IS UNHEARD OF

By: DR MIKE A. A. OZEKHOME, SAN, OFR, FCIArb, Ph.D, LL.D. CONSTITUTIONAL LAWYER AND HUNAN RIGHT’S ACTIVIST I humbly disagree with President Muhammadu Buhari on his assertion that security and national interest should be elevated above the rule of law. He said this in his opening remarks during the 2018 NBA Annual General Conference currently going on in Abuja. Mr. President, with all due respect, is definitely wrong on this score. The declaration reminded me of the locust days of Decrees 2 and 4 which decimated citizens’ rights and ousted…

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