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MKO Abiola: Motive Behind Buhari’s Declaration Political – Northern Leaders

The Northern Leaders and Stakeholders Assembly, NLSA, has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration of June 12 as new date for Democracy Day in honour of the late Chief MKO Abiola, has political undertones. Secretary of NLSA, Dr Umar Ardo, who was a guest on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily on Friday, said although making the declaration in honour of the ...

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Nigeria’s Population Explosion, A Danger Sign – FOMWAN

The Federation of Muslim Women Association of Nigeria (FOMWAN) has described the nation’s population growth rate as a danger sign. In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja, Mrs Sa’adatu Hashiu, President of the association, attributed the country’s population rate of 198 million on poor Family Planning (FP). Hashiu also blamed men as responsible ...

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Court okays IGP’s Suit Against Saraki, Senate

A Federal High Court in Abuja has given nod to plan by Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris to sue for among others, an order quashing the May 9, 2015 resolution of the Senate, describing him “an enemy of democracy and unfit to hold any public office within and outside Nigeria.” In an ex-parte ruling, Justice John Tsoho also ...

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Senate Wants MKO Abiola Recognized As Former President

.Official Announcement Of June 12 Election Result The Nigerian Senate on Thursday resolved to take President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration a step further by asking that the official result of the June 12, 1993 presidential election be announced. The June 12 election is considered one of the freest and fairest in Nigeria’s history. It is believed to have been won by ...

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Buhari summons service chiefs, heads of security agencies again

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday summoned service chiefs and heads of security agencies for the third time in the week at the presidential villa, Abuja. The President had on Monday met behind closed doors with the service chiefs and selected heads of security agencies at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Buhari also on June 6 summoned an expanded meeting of the ...

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Osinbajo’s Chopper In Emergency Landing In Abuja

A chopper that conveyed Vice President Yemi Osibanjo from the Nigeria Customs Command and Staff College, Gwagwalada, Abuja, was forced to land few seconds after take off on Thursday. Osinbajo was in the college for the graduation ceremony of Senior Division Course 1/2018 participants. The chopper had earlier taken the Vice President to the college for the ceremony. Upon take ...

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Fayose Commends Buhari

.Asks Him To Declare Abiola Winner Of June 12 Poll Ekiti State governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose on Thursday commended President Mohammadu Buhari over his recognition of late Moshood Olawale Abiola (MKO), as the winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential poll and conferring the title of Grand Commander of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (GCFR) on him. President Muhammadu Buhari ...

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Civil Groups Drag IG, Idris To Human Rights Commission

.Cites Alleged Disobedience To Court Orders A coalition of civil society groups Thursday in Abuja, dragged the Inspector General of Police (IG) Ibrahim Idris before the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) over his alleged persistent disobedience to court orders. The civil groups, in a protest, urged the commission to call the IG to order, so as not to truncate the ...

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FG Planning To Arrest Me, Timi Franks Cries Out

The estranged Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank, has raised the alarm that the federal government has concluded plains to arrest and prosecute him for comments against the administration. Frank also alleged that the security agents attached to him have been withdrawn. In a statement issued on Thursday, he urged Nigerians and especially ...

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Offa Robbery: Police Invite Saraki

The Nigeria Police Force has invited Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki to report to Force Intelligence Response Team office at Guzape, Abuja to answer allegations against him by suspects who took part in the recent Offa robbery. Some of the suspects linked to Offa robbery allegedly indicted the Senate President and the Governor of Kwara State, Abdulfatai Ahmed. The suspects ...

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