Nigerians in the UK Protest Buhari’s Tyranny

*as PM May replies Atiku/Obi’s supporters Nigerians resident in the United Kingdom (UK) will today protest in London against President Muhammadu Buhari’s tyrannical posture, which they said, is capable of endangering the nation’s democracy. The protest, the second time in three weeks, which is also against the All Progressives Congress (APC)’s handling of some issues in recent times, will begin from the Northumberland office of the Nigerian High Commission at 11:00am. It will then proceed to 10 Downing Street and the Houses of Parliament to sensitise the international community on…

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PRESS RELEASE: COCMEGG COMMENDS MANAGEMENT OF NSCDC ON TURN AROUND OF KASTINA INSTITUTE.

. With less than few weeks to the 2019 General Elections in the country, and in view of the avowed determination of the management of Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps(NSCDC) to its constitutional mandate of the protection of critical national assets and its preparedness and strategic deployment of personnel for the security of lives and property to curb the menace of hoodlums and vandals, the Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu paid a working visit to the North East Zone to have…

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Kenya bans Vehicular movts at City Center

No vehicles will be allowed in the city centre on Wednesdays and Saturdays, the government has announced. This is part of the plan to decongest the city and attract investors. A pilot study on car-free days will start on Friday before a citywide rollout. “The pilot stage is starting off with Moi Avenue, Harambee Avenue, Taifa Road, City Hall and Mama Ngina Street,” Public Works PS Paul Maringa said yesterday. The full rollout will also cover Kenyatta Avenue, University Way, Moi Avenue, Haile Selassie, and finally Westlands. Maringa said there…

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Onnoghen vs CCT: Appeal Court Orders Temporary Stay of Proceedings.

 January 30, 2019 The Court of Appeal in Abuja has ordered temporary stay of proceedings in a suit filed by suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen seeking stay of execution on his ongoing trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). A three-man panel led by Abdul Aboki gave the order after hearing from all parties involved in the suit. The court also adjourned its main ruling on the said appeals till January 30. According to the Court, the nature of the charges levelled against Onnoghen warrants that…

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PRESS STATEMENT: South-South Media Professionals Forum Condemn Buhari’s removal of CJN Onnoghen

By Omo Ighodalo, Abuja South-South Media Professionals Forum, SSMPF, has condemned the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon. Justice Walter Onoghen by President Muhammadu Buhari and described it not only as coup against democracy, but a deliberate attempt to short-change the south-south region in all ramifications. In a statement signed by the Director Media and Publicity of the Forum, Ambrose Inusa Sule stated that the suspension was another act to remove one its sons by President Buhari to further alienate the region in appointments and resources.We noted that…

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Buhari Suspends CJN, appoints Tanko as Acting CJN

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the Chief Justice of Nigeira (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, pending the completion of his trial at the Code of Condcut Tribunal. President Buhari announced the suspension at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja today. He said the suspension followed the order of the CCT directing him to suspend Onnoghen, pending the completion of his trial. The President has swore in Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed as the acting CJN. Mohammed who hails from Bauchi state is the most senior justice of the Supreme Court.…

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Threat of UK Visa Ban: Opposition Got Buhari Where it Matters

By Farooq Kperogi I am closer to the power brokers in this Buhari regime than I can persuade many people to believe. But I’m not in the business of persuasion. I just want to arm people with the right information. They can choose whatever they want to do with it. In the wake of the gale of defections that hit APC around August last year, Buhari was overwrought with intense grief. Days later, as the relentless certainty of his electoral defeat stared him in the face, he called members of…

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APC CANDIDATE, HON OHIO EZOMO KIDNAPPED

By Omo Ighodalo, Benin. News from very reliable sources have it that the APC candidate in the forthcoming elections for the Edo State House of Assembly, Owan West Constituency, Ohio Ezomo has been kidnapped by unknown persons. The unfortunate event was said to have occurred at about 11 pm Wednesday while he was returning from a campaign exercise. The kidnapping was said to have been violently executed as one of his police escorts was shot to death. According to a PDP chieftain, Friday Ojelearo while speaking on the sad event…

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Gunmen kill Eight Chadian Peacekeepers in Mali

Gunmen killed at least eight Chadian UN peacekeepers in an attack Sunday on one of their bases in northern Mali, multiple sources reported. The UN spokesman in Mali condemned what he described as a vile and cowardly attack and called for a “robust” response. “According to a new toll, still provisional, at least eight peacekeepers have been killed,” a source close to the MINUSMA force said. The attack happened early Sunday at the Aguelhok base 200 kilometres (125 miles) north of Kidal and towards the border with Algeria, the source…

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LAGOS PDP Candidate, Hon. MUTIU KUNLE OKUNOLA (MKO)

His posters and bill boards are all over the major streets of Ikeja in Lagos. He wants to represent his Ikeja Federal Constituency. The posters show his face. And his alias, MKO, is boldly written on them. Hon. Mutiu Kunle Okunola is the Lagos PDP candidate for the Ikeja Federal constituency race for the House of Reps. And he has been quite active with his campaigns. He adopted the nickname MKO to bring back old memories of late Chief MKO Abiola, winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential elections. That…

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