Buratai Fires Back At CNN Over Investigative Report
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has maintained that the Nigerian Army was professional in its conduct.
Buratai made the remark in response to a report by CNN on the shooting of End SARS protesters at Lekki toll gate in Lagos State.
Recall that soldiers deployed to Lekki toll gate were accused of shooting and killing End SARS protesters at Lekki toll gate…READ MORE>>>
Defection To APC: You’re On Your Own – Ebonyi Senators, Reps Reply Umahi
National Assembly members from Ebonyi State, elected on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), have said they will not be defecting to the APC.
The PDP caucus in the National Assembly was reacting to the defection of Governor Dave Umahi.
On Tuesday, the Chairman of South-East Governors Forum announced he was joining the All Progressive Congress (APC)…READ MORE>>>
Nigerians Rejected You In 2019 – Presidency Fires Back At Oby Ezekwesili
The presidency has reacted to the news making the rounds that former Minister of Education, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, turned the request to be President Muhammadu Buhari running mate back in 2011.
Recall that the senior pastor of the Citadel Global Community Church, Tunde Bakare, had recounted how Ezekwesili turned down the request to be Buhari’s running mate in 2011.
Pastor Bakare, who was telling the story of how he met and became Buhari’s running mate in 2011, said he listened to the advice of Pastor Enoch Adeboye before accepting to run with Buhari…READ MORE>>>
Sanwo-Olu Dragged As DJ Switch Reacts To CNN Investigation Of Lekki Shooting
Nigerian celebrity, DJ Switch has called out the Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu over Lekki toll gate shooting.
This followed recent revelations by an investigation conducted by CNN.
DJ Switch who was at the Lekki Tollgate in October had live-streamed the shooting at End SARS protesters on Instagram…READ MORE>>>
Defection: ‘You Are A Dictator’ – Gov. Umahi Attacks Wike
Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi has criticised his Rivers State counterpart, Nyesom Wike, describing him as a dictator.
Umahi in an interview with Arise TV, revealed that Wike is single-handedly controlling the affairs of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, autocratically which has made governors on the platform unhappy with him.
“Wike must know he is a dictator; he must know that one person cannot be called a crowd…READ MORE>>>
ASUU Strike: Human Rights Activist, Agbese Writes PMB, Volunteers To Lead Negotiation With Union
Renowned human rights activist and writer, Philip Agbese, has written President Muhammadu Buhari, on the lingering strike embarked on by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
Recall that university lecturers have been on strike for over eight months in protest against the Federal Government’s preferred Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) and wants UTAs instead.
Agbese, however, regretted that Nigerian students are losing an entire academic session, following the lingering strike by the university lecturers.
In an open letter entitled “ASUU and the need for our students to be back to campus,” Agbese pleaded with the Buhari Government to change its method of negotiation with ASUU by adopting a new approach and style to dismantle this imbroglio.
According to him, the government should broaden the scope of negotiations with ASUU, instead of its exclusive restriction to government negotiators…READ MORE>>>
Why FG Team Didn’t Attend South-South Parley – Presidency
The Presidency has explained the circumstances that prevented representatives of the federal government from attending the scheduled meeting with South-South stakeholders on Tuesday.
It explained that the last-minute change of plans by the federal government’s team, led by the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, was as a result of the emergency National Security Council meeting, which was called by President Muhammadu Buhari. It however conveyed the government’s apologies.
In a statement issued by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, the Presidency said the sudden development, as well as an apology, were conveyed to the organisers of the consultative meeting when it became clear that it would no longer be feasible to attend the meeting…READ MORE>>>