PRESIDENT BUHARI CAME TO ‘STEAL, KILL AND DESTROY’ – FEMI FANI-KAYODE

Former Aviation Minister and critic, Femi Fani-Kayode, said the emergence of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015 has plunged the country into darkness. Fani-Kayode said this while reacting to a statement credited to Femi Adesina, President Buhari’s spokesman. Femi Adesina had said, “Buhari’s emergence in 2015 saved Nigeria’s collapse” Adesina also stated that Buhari’s administration came…

“DON’T ASK ME, ASK CHINA”- TRUMP STORMS OUT OF PRESS AFTER RACIST COMMENT TO AN ASIAN REPORTER

US President, Donald Trump abruptly ended a press conference on Monday after telling a reporter to Ask China after the CBS reporter asked him a question. The CBS reporter, Weijia Jiang had asked Trump why he constantly emphasises that the US is doing better than any other country when it comes to testing. She challenged…

SUPREME COURT NULLIFIES ORJI KALU’S CONVICTION

Nigeria’s Supreme Court on Friday nullified the conviction of former Abia State governor Orji Uzor Kalu. Senator Kalu was convicted of N7.65billion fraud perpetuated when he was Abia State governor between 1999 and 2007. He was convicted alongside his firm, Slok Nigeria Limited and his former Abia State director of finance, Ude Udeogu. However, the…

FORMER BORNO GOVERNOR, MOHAMMED GONI, IS DEAD

The first civilian governor of Borno State, Alhaji Mohammed Goni, has died at the age of 78. A family source, who confirmed the death to SaharaReporters, said the former governor died on Wednesday evening from an undisclosed illness. In 1979, Goni was elected as the first civilian governor of the former Borno State on the…

SENATE PRESIDENT VISITS GOVERNOR BELLO OVER DEATH OF HIS MOTHER

Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, yesterday paid a condolence visit to Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello over the demise of his mother, Hajia Hauwa Bello, who died on Sunday after a brief illness at the age of 101. According to statement by the chief press secretary to Governor Bello, Onogwu Mohammed, Senator Lawan was at Okene,…

BUHARI DENIES HAND IN DETHRONEMENT OF MUHAMMADU SANUSI II

The presidential aide, in a statement in Abuja yesterday, described all such insinuations as untrue, malicious and politically motivated.He said: “The President does not have a history of intervening in the affairs of any state in the country, unless the issue at hand is of national consequence. “On such matters which impinge on national security,…

SENATE TO CREATE AGENCY FOR ‘REPENTANT’ BOKO HARAM INSURGENTS

The senate on Thursday began introduced a bill to establish an agency that would see to the rehabilitation, deradicalisation and integration of repentant Boko Haram terrorists. The bill which is sponsored by Ibrahim Gaidam, senator representing Yobe East senatorial district, was read for the first time on the floor of the Senate on Thursday. This…

BUHARI MILITARY REGIME

I WONDER WHY NIGERIANS THINK WE CAN’T DEFECT BOKO HARAM – BUHARI

Having heard discouraging statements from Nigerians that it’s impossible for the country to defeat insurgency, President Muhammadu Buhari , Friday assured Janez Lenarcic, the European Union (EU) Commissioner for Crisis Management, that Boko Haram, banditry and other security issues bedeviling the nation can be handled. He said if Nigeria after 30-month civil war was able…

Greece Elects First Female President Katerina Sakellaropoulou

 Greece’s lawmakers elected their country’s first female president Wednesday, with an overwhelming majority voting in favor of high court judge Katerina Sakellaropoulou. Sakellaropoulou said she would aim for the “broadest possible consensus” in the course of carrying out her duties in her first comments as president-elect. The judge noted the “difficult conditions and challenges of…

ATIKU AND HIS SON

Atiku’s son mocks him over Arsenal vs Chelsea match on Twitter

It's really cute seeing Mustapha Abubakar, son of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, threw a playful oke at his father on Sunday after Chelsea defeated Arsenal. In the first half, the Wazirin Adamawa hailed Arsenal after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang opened scoring in the 13th minute. Atiku tweeted: “Great goal, Aubameyang”Tweet But in the second half, Chelsea…

Sowore Was Released Based on Rule of Law, El-Zakzaky And His Wife’s Remains in Detention – Malami

Nigeria's Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has said the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, was not released along with journalist, Omoyele Sowore, and a former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, because the Federal Government cannot interfere in a case already being prosecuted by a state government.  Hard cover; Leah…

SSA on Media, Garba Shehu Works Against Me – Aisha Buhari

Aisha, First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has alleged that the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, now takes orders from her husband’s powerful nephew, Daura. She has also accused Daura of trying to scrape the office of the First Lady. Aisha said, “It is at this late hour that…

IPOB: Nnamdi Kanu’s Father Dies

The father of the leader of the proscribed Indigenious People of Biafra IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, Eze Israel Kanu, has died. The monarch’s death was announced by the traditional council of his community led by Edward Ibeabuchi today Friday December 6th. Reacting to the news, the Abia State commissioner for information, John Okiyi Kalu, speaking to newsmen…