Wike Gives Quit Notice To Asari Dokubo, Other Secessionist Agitators
Governor Nyesom Wike has warned that secessionist agitators like ex-militant leader, Asari Dokubo and the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB that they will not be allowed to operate in Rivers State.
Wike said this he received the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru, on courtesy visit at Government House, Port Harcourt on Tuesday.
He added that Rivers State will not be part any move to secede from the country.
Rivers State based agitator, Dokubo had recently formed what he described as ‘Biafra de facto Customary Government‘ in which he declared himself as the President…READ MORE>>>
He also included most parts of South south and South East of the territory of his new ‘country.’
But Wike said that he will never allow any secessionist group like the one led by Dokubo to use Rivers as the base for their separatist activities.
He asked the agitators to go elsewhere for their agitations.
Aso Rock Cabals Reveal Why Buhari Can’t Support Tinubu As Crack Widens
The crack between President Muhammadu Buhari’s camp and the camp of former Lagos State Governor and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has continued to widen as sources in the Presidency explained why Buhari would not support Tinubu’s 2023 ambition.
According to Daily Trust, a member of the first family said there are efforts to convince the president to support a candidate who would protect his (Buhari’s) interest when exiting the presidency in 2023.
“We believe that Tinubu will not protect Buhari’s interest after his tenure, hence the need to look elsewhere. We are working hard to convince the president to support a candidate that would protect his interest after his tenure,” the source, who sought not to be named, said.
Similarly, a cabinet member said: “The president is not interested in Tinubu’s candidature because he is not convinced that Asiwaju is the right person to succeed him.”…READ MORE>>>
IPOB Will Support Yoruba Group’s One Million Man March – Nnamdi Kanu
Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has pledged to support the one million man march planned by Ilana Omo Oodua.
Ilana Omo Oodua is the umbrella body of Yoruba Self-Determination Groups within and outside Nigeria.
Kanu pledged his support in a tweet on Wednesday stating that IPOB would stand with all oppressed ethnic groups in Nigeria.
“As the brave men & women of #Oduduwa plan this historic “one million man march across Southwest”, I want to assure all & sundry that #IPOB stand with you & all oppressed ethnic groups in #Nigeria in this brave step & I implore all that desire freedom to support it. #WeMove,” he said.
The umbrella body of Yoruba self-determination groups, Ilana Omo Oodua, on Monday, revealed plans to hold a one-million march rally in the South-West states…READ MORE>>>
Just Like Ortom, Akeredolu Warns That 2023 Election Will Not Hold If…
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has warned that the 2023 general election will not hold if insecurity is allowed to continue.
Speaking in an interview with Channels Television on Tuesday, Akeredolu urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sit up and avoid further degeneration of Nigeria’s insecurity.
The Ondo State governor suggested that the president has been sleeping and needs to wake up to his responsibilities…READ MORE>>>
Why We Allowed Hijab-wearing In Schools, By Abdulrazaq
Kwara State Governor AbdulRaman AbdulRazaq said on Tuesday that his administration’s decision to announce hijab-wearing in grant-aided mission schools was based on consultations, meetings, brainstorming and dispassionate weighing of policy options.
He said: “We took that decision in good faith and in the interest of all.
“I swore to an oath to protect every Kwaran. This oath includes looking at the bigger picture and doing everything to prevent a crisis before it occurs.
“I acknowledge the apprehension from the Christian and Muslim communities. Having held dozens of meetings with thought leaders from both sides in the last four weeks, I am convinced that beneath the tensions and misgivings around the hijab decision are old wounds that must be healed…READ MORE>>>