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Why Igbo should not go

From a Northerner: MY REBUTTAL OF NORTHERN GROUP’S LETTER TO AG. PRESIDENT OSINBAJO, CALLING FOR IGBOS TO LEAVE DATED 19TH JUNE, 2017.

This is the summary of a letter to Ag. Pres. Osinbajo from five Northerners on why the Igbo should go: Summary – We can't live with the Igbos and the Igbos can't live with us due to the conflicts before [...]

June 22, 2017 Government and politics
Osinbajo Has Contacted The Same Sickness That ‘Killed’ Buhari

Osinbajo Has Contacted The Same Sickness That ‘Killed’ Buhari

It’s highly hypocritical and also an act of wickedness or call it cowardice on the part of Osinbajo, the so-called learned professor of law, and acclaimed man of God to ridicule his personality and his professorship title just to please [...]

June 22, 2017 Government and politics
Nasir El-Rufai

We Will NOT Allow You Become President, Because You Will Be Worse Than Buhari – APC Shuts Up El-Rufai

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has called on the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, to shelve his 2019 Presidential ambition. The ruling party made this call on Wednesday, through Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna Central District.     Sani, [...]

June 22, 2017 Government and politics
Names Of Dead People That Signed For Senator Dino Melaye’s Recall, Discovered And Exposed

Names Of Dead People That Signed For Senator Dino Melaye’s Recall, Discovered And Exposed

The embattled Senator, Dino Melaye, representing Kogi-West Senatorial District, has threatened to jail those faceless persons purportedly signing his recall from the Senate. Melaye, handed over this threat on Wednesday night, while answering questions from Seun Okinbaloye, Anchor of Politics [...]

June 22, 2017 Government and politics
PDP Happy With Osinbajo’s Tension Dousing Steps

PDP Happy With Osinbajo’s Tension Dousing Steps

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on steps he had taken to douse tension in the country occasioned by “hate speeches’’ Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, Chairman, PDP National Caretaker Committee, said at a news conference on [...]

June 22, 2017 Government and politics
Osinbajo to governors: Safeguard lives, properties

Osinbajo to governors: Safeguard lives, properties

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday urged state governors must safeguard the lives and properties of all citizens residing in their states. Osinbajo, who gave the advice at a consultative meeting with the governors at the Presidential Banquet, Abuja, said the directive [...]

June 22, 2017 Government and politics
World Bank Approves $961m To Support FG’s ERGP

World Bank Approves $961m To Support FG’s ERGP

World Bank Approves $961m To Support FG’s ERGP – The World Bank has approved two Program-for-Results operations totalling $961 million to support the Nigerian federal and state authorities in their effort to foster inclusion and revive growth, in alignment with [...]

June 22, 2017 Government and politics
Osinbajo Postpones Meeting With Northern Traditional Rulers

Security Threat: Osinbajo In Marathon Meeting With Govs

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday met with governors of the 36 states of the federation for over four hours in furtherance of his consultations  on the three-month ultimatum handed the Igbos by Northern youths to relocate from the region. The [...]

June 22, 2017 Government and politics
Amaechi Boasts

Amaechi Boasts: Only I Will Determine Who Get APC’s Ticket In 2019, Even Buhari Knows That

The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, on Tuesday, revealed that only him will determine who emerges as the Gubernatorial flag bearer on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State, ahead of 2019. This came on the [...]

June 21, 2017 Government and politics
Northern Youth Leader Forum NYLF

“North Will Not, Will Never Allow Presidency To Move To South In 2019” – NYLF

The Northern Youth Leader Forum NYLF has said that the ‘north will not and will never allow the Presidency to move to the South in 2019’ no matter what. The group in a statement signed by Comrade Elliot Afiyo also [...]

June 21, 2017 Government and politics
Shehu Sani

Many Buharists Aren’t Progressives But Opportunists – Shehu Sani

The lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Senator Shehu Sani, has asked Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai, to shelve his presidential ambition, saying many of those who claim to be loyal to President Muhammadu Buhari are opportunists. Sani, in [...]

June 21, 2017 Government and politics
FG Appeals CCT Acquittal Of Saraki

FG Appeals CCT Acquittal Of Saraki

The Federal Government has appealed a court ruling that acquitted the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, of charges of corruption and false declaration of assets. The Court of Conduct Tribunal last week cleared the Senate President of 13-count charge of corruption [...]

June 21, 2017 Government and politics
Osinbajo Postpones Meeting With Northern Traditional Rulers

FG Plans Renewable Energy For 1m Homes In Rural Communities

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday said the federal government will expand the solar home system programme to one million households in rural communities in the country. The acting president disclosed this at the Nigeria renewable energy roundtable organised by the [...]

June 21, 2017 Government and politics
Nigeria Ready To Begin Rice Export By 2018

Nigeria Ready To Begin Rice Export By 2018 – NAGB

Nigeria Ready To Begin Rice Export By 2018: The Nigeria Agribusiness Group, a think tank group that advises the government on ways to grow the country’s agriculture sector, has said that with the successes already recorded in rice production the [...]

June 21, 2017 Government and politics
Buhari Is Terribly Sick, Unaware Of His Environment, His Memory Badly Affected

The blame for what Nigeria has become falls on you and me. Not Buhari, not Jonathan, not Obasanjo and definitely not Abacha

Nigeria: Our wickedness stinks to the heavens as we go about our daily lives, pulling down everyone and everything to become rich. We import substandard products, fake drugs and expired baby food unfit for human consumption and we have the [...]

June 21, 2017 Government and politics
Buhari Recently Develops Speech Difficulties - Presidency Sources

Buhari Recently Develops Speech Difficulties – Presidency Sources

President Muhammad Buhari, who left Nigeria 45 days ago to resume treatment for an undisclosed medical condition believed to be cancer, has developed speech difficulties, presidency sources said today. Previously, Mr. Buhari was also said to be suffering memory lapses. [...]

June 21, 2017 Government and politics
"Shut Up Or I Expose Your Wife", Amaechi Threatens Wike

“Shut Up Or I Expose Your Wife”, Amaechi Threatens Wike

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Tuesday verbally attacked his successor, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, and threatened to expose the governor’s wife “if he (Wike) does not shut up his mouth.” Amaechi, who was visibly angry at [...]

June 20, 2017 Government and politics
Quit notice to Igbos

Quit notice to Igbos: Buhari is a ruler, Nnamdi Kanu a leader – Omokri mocks Presidency

Quit notice to Igbos: Buhari is a ruler, Nnamdi Kanu a leader – Reno Omokri mocks Presidency😂 Former Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on New Media, Reno Omokri, has described leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi [...]

June 20, 2017 Government and politics

BREAKING: DSS Releases Ifeanyi Ubah Unconditionally.

The illegally detained chief executive of Capital Oil and Gas Limited, Dr Ifeanyi Ubah was unconditionally released by the Directorate of Security Service (DSS), as prosecution collapses. After weeks of investigation by the Nigerian Secret Police, they concluded that there [...]

June 20, 2017 Featured Post, General, Government and politics, Oil & Gas
We All Agree Our Nation Should Remain One – Osinbajo

We All Agree Our Nation Should Remain One – Osinbajo

Acting President gives an overall view, so far, of his ongoing consultations over ethnic agitations and exchanges between groups in the North and South-East at Iftar dinner he hosted earlier tonight at the Presidential Villa with Northern Traditional Rulers – Osinbajo [...]

June 20, 2017 Government and politics
Fayose Blames Buhari​ ​For The Ultimatum By Northern Youths To Igbos

Fayose Blames Buhari​ ​For The Ultimatum By Northern Youths To Igbos

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, says President Muhammadu Buhari is to be blamed for the ultimatum by Northern youths to Igbos. He said his previous utterances gave the youths courage to speak out without fear. Fayose recalled that Buhari allegedly [...]

June 20, 2017 Government and politics
Senator Ita Giwa Accused Of Stealing 300 Bags Of Rice

Senator Ita Giwa Accused Of Stealing 300 Bags Of Rice Governor Ayade Sent To Bakassi IDPs Last Christmas

Senator Ita Giwa Accused Of Stealing 300 Bags Of Rice Governor Ayade Sent To Bakassi IDPs Last Christmas Senator Ita Giwa on Monday raised an alarm over her life. In a chat with The Nation, Ita Giwa alleged that Governor [...]

June 20, 2017 Government and politics
Olumide Odimayo

Abducted APC Chieftain Found Dead In Ondo

Olumide Odimayo, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo state who was kidnapped last week Thursday has been found dead, local vigilantes said. The corpse of Mr. Odimayo, according to SaharaReporters, was found near Ogolo River, between [...]

June 20, 2017 Government and politics
Osinbajo Postpones Meeting With Northern Traditional Rulers

Osinbajo Postpones Meeting With Northern Traditional Rulers

The consultative meeting between the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo and traditional rulers from the northern part of the country, initially slated for Monday, has been postponed to Tuesday. Mr Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on [...]

June 20, 2017 Government and politics
U.S favours Nigeria’s unity

U.S favours Nigeria’s unity

U.S favours Nigeria’s unity: The United States has warned against the division of Nigeria and promised it would continue to work for the promotion of the unity of the most populous black nation. The country’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart [...]

June 20, 2017 Government and politics
Nigeria’s Diaspora Bond Oversubscribed By 130%, Yields $300m

Nigeria’s Diaspora Bond Oversubscribed By 130%, Yields $300m

Nigeria has successfully issued her first diaspora bond in the international capital market and has raised $300 million in the process at the rate of 5.625 per cent for a tenor of five years. The oversubscribed bond generated considerable interest [...]

June 20, 2017 Government and politics
Pan Niger Delta Youth Leadership Forum (PANDYLF

2017 Budget: FG Set To Release N350bn For Capital Projects

In a bid to expedite action on the implementation of the 2017 budget, the federal government disclosed yesterday that it was set to release the sum of N350 billion in the first tranche of funds for the execution of capital [...]

June 20, 2017 Government and politics
amaechi sleeping

Rotimi Amaechi Caught On Camera Sleeping At His 52nd Birthday Lecture

Rotimi Amaechi Caught On Camera Sleeping  – Chief Rotimi Amaechi, the ex-governor of Rivers state, recently turned 52. In honor of the ex-governor who now serves as minister in the present government, a birthday symposium was held.     The [...]

June 19, 2017 Government and politics
Pan Niger Delta Youth Leadership Forum (PANDYLF

2017 Budget: Youths Reject N35bn Capital Projects Allocation For South-South

A group under the aegis of  Pan Niger Delta Youth Leadership Forum (PANDYLF), has vehemently rejected the N35.31 billion allocated for capital projects in the 2017 budget for the once restive  South -South region. The national president of the  forum, [...]

June 19, 2017 Government and politics
NASS ‘Disowns’ Acting President Yemi Osinbajo

Aso Rock Tension: NASS ‘Disowns’ Acting President Yemi Osinbajo

NASS ‘Disowns’ Acting President Yemi Osinbajo: Fresh report reaching Hope For Nigeria, has indicated that the crisis between the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, and the National Assembly, over the 2017 budget, is far from over. Recall, that the Senators and [...]

June 19, 2017 Government and politics
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