Category Archives: Politics

Ohanaeze Ndigbo blasts Jubril over RUGA comments

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The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has urged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to suspend its Board of Trustees (BoT) Chairman, Senator Walil Jubril, for supporting Ruga settlement for herdsmen. Walil had said the suspended Ruga settlement for herdsmen will

Presidency: El-Rufai wants zoning dropped for competence

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Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has made a case for the abandonment of zoning arrangements for political offices as currently obtainable in the country. He said the arrangements needed to be de-emphasised and ultimately abandoned in favour of competence. Some

Ambode denies links to N9.9bn frozen bank accounts

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The immediate past governor of Lagos State Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, said on Friday that he has nothing to do with the bank accounts frozen by a federal court on Tuesday over an alleged N9.9 billion fraud. He said no account

Iran lured my brother, El-Zakzaky into Shiite with money –Islamic movement leader’s brother

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Sheikh Mohammed Yakoob is a brother to the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. TED ODOGWU met him at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano, on his way to Saudi Arabia to perform this year’s

COLLEGE OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY, ORLU: An Open Letter to Emeka Ihedioha- Portia E. Anthony

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After all the pomp and pageantry, after the euphoria had died down, after all said and done. Time and events alone would prove if the new Governor of Imo state is a saint or a villain. Success is an event

Revolution: Police panic, IG sends alarm message to CPs

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The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered all command Commissioners of Police in the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, to maintain law and order in their jurisdictions. Adamu on Sunday directed the CPs to

Drama as Senate screens 10 ministerial nominees

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There were a series of dramatic moments on the floor of the Senate on Wednesday as 10 ministerial nominees appeared for screening. While some of the nominees were given special privileges to leave without answering questions, being former lawmakers, others

Afenifere, Ohanaeze, Middle Belt attack ACF for protesting Fulani killer tag

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The pan-Northern organisation, the Arewa Consultative Forum ( ACF ) , on Wednesday lashed out at the Southern and Middle Belt Forum leaders, saying they should stop criminalising the Fulani. The ACF, at a press conference in Kaduna, said the

Ministerial list: Nominees incompetent, lack fresh ideas – PDP, ASUU, TMG, others

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President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a list of his 43 ministerial-nominees, comprising 14 returnee ministers and 29 new appointees to the Senate. The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, who read out the President’s letter at plenary on Tuesday, said the screening

RUGA settlement: South-West governors meet, insist on ranching

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The South-West Governors’ Forum on Monday called on the Federal Government to set up ranches across the country and discourage nomadic system of cattle rearing. The forum, which comprises six state governors in the region, lamented the spate of killings