Shasha Clash: I Wept When I Saw How Our People Were Killed —Hausa Leader In Ibadan
Aleader in the Hausa community in Ibadan, Usman Garuba, on Monday said many Hausa residents in the troubled Shasha area of Ibadan, the Oyo state capital, have left their businesses and fled to the North.
Garuba, who is the prime minister of Hausa people in Oyo State, told SaharaReporters that many of the victims of the Shasha violence could not withstand the pressure again.
He said he wept when he saw the way people were killed and the hunger facing little children…READ MORE>>>
Northern Group Gives Nigeria Government 3-Month Ultimatum To Fix Insecurity Or Face Mass Protests
The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has issued a three-month ultimatum to the Nigerian government to end the worsening security challenges in the country or risk mass protests.
This was contained in a statement issued by the spokesman for the group, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, which he made available to journalists in Kaduna.
The statement warned that if the Nigerian government fails to address insecurity in the country, especially in the North, the youths might be forced to embark on mass protests…READ MORE>>>
Court Orders Removal Of Oyo Monarch, Declares Appointment Illegal
An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan on Monday declared the appointment and installation of Prince Thompson Adeyemo Oyetunji, the Alajaawa of Ajaawa in the Ogbomoso geo-political zone of the state, as illegal.
The Court noted that the appointment and installation is illegal, going by the manner it was done, stressing that the process is in flagrant disobedience of a court order.
The presiding judge, Justice Sherifat Adeyemi in her ruling ordered an immediate withdrawal of the letter of appointment and instrument of installation given to the Prince while granting “an order setting aside the installation and restraining the first defendant from further parading himself as the Alajaawa of Ajaawa pending the determination of the suit filed by the first and second Claimants (Oyebunmi Oyewale Azeez, and Prince Kamorudeen Salami”…READ MORE>>>
WTO: Okonjo-Iweala Reacts To Appointment As DG
The newly-appointed Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has reacted to her appointment as WTO Director-General.
Okonjo-Iweala in a tweet via her handle on Monday said the organisation would get the global economy running again during her tenure as the WTO DG.
She also expressed willingness to make the WTO stronger, adding that the organisation would adapt to realities of the day…READ MORE>>>
Keep Fani-Kayode In PDP At All Costs, Northern Youth To BoT, Others
A group under the aegis of Northern People’s Democratic Party Youth has given the PDP’s Board of Trustees (BoT), National Working Committee (NWC) and other prominent stakeholders of the party, a 24-hour ultimatum to make all possible moves to retain Chief Femi Fani-Kayode in the party.
The group said failure to do so will cost the party havoc and disaffection not only in the northern region but also across the entire six geopolitical zones of the country.
The Zonal Youth Leader of Northern People’s Democratic Party Youth, Hon. Ibrahim Ahmadu, who gave the ultimatum in a statement noted that after series of deliberations and wide consultations with other zones, they have resolved that Chief Femi Femi-Kayode should be persuaded to remain in the party by all means…READ MORE>>>
Many People Are Returning To PDP From APC – Goodluck Jonathan
Former president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan has said “many brothers” are returning to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Jonathan stated this on Sunday, while speaking at the Ecumenical Centre in Igbogene, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, during the first anniversary thanksgiving of Governor Douye Diri’s administration.
“I again urge Bayelsans not to see those in the opposition as enemies. Today, they are there but tomorrow they might be here…READ MORE>>>