Nnamdi Kanu Drags Buhari, FG To Supreme Court Over Refusal To Release Him

The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu has approached the Supreme Court to set aside the ruling of the Court of Appeal staying the execution of the court’s judgment discharging him.  IPOB’s lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor confirmed this on Thursday, according to Punch.   He said, “We have appealed to the Supreme Court to set aside the ruling of the Court of Appeal staying the execution …

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Nigerian-born Amanda Azubuike now Brigadier General in US Army

A senior officer in the United States Army, Amanda Azubuike, has been promoted to Brigadier General rank. Amanda, whose father and mother hail from Nigeria and Zimbabwe, serves at a military base in Fort Knox, Kentucky. US Army Futures Command Commander, General James Rainey, said Amanda “makes everyone around her better”. Born in London, United Kingdom, she joined the military in 1994 and became an …

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Tinubu’s running mate, Shettima is sick, APC candidates spend govt money – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday attacked Kashim Shettima, running mate to All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu. Dele Momodu, Director of Strategic Communications of the Atiku-Okowa Presidential Campaign suggests Shettima is suffering from amnesia. The spokesperson noted that at a meeting with private sector players in Lagos on Tuesday, the Senator asserted Atiku cannot unite Nigeria when “he has not united …

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2023: Nigerians won’t elect a ghost president – Atiku to Tinubu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential flagbearer, Atiku Abubakar, has described his All Progressives Congress (APC) counterpart, Bola Tinubu, as an absent candidate. The former vice president, in a statement on Wednesday by spokesman Phrank Shaibu, declared that Nigerians won’t elect a “ghost President”. Shaibu accused Tinubu of shying away from public scrutiny and using proxies to answer questions only contenders should give answers to. …

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Presidency: Labour Party reacts to National Chairman’s reported resignation

The Labour Party, LP, has dismissed claims that its National Chairman, Julius Abure, has resigned. On Wednesday, there were claims that Abure resigned as LP’s National Chairman. The reports said Abure alleged that the LP presidential candidate, Peter Obi cannot win in 2023. Responding, the party dismissed such reports, which it described as false. In a tweet, LP blamed the opposition for such lies, adding …

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“It is an insult to mention Funke Akindele’s name in my presence” Bola Tinubu blows hot (Video)

Presidential aspirant, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has taken swipe at actress and politician, Funke Akindele. The 2023 presidential aspirant had slammed his supporters for comparing Funke Akindele to him. At one of his rallies in Lagos, his supporters had sang the praises of Funke Akindele and compared her to him. Irritated by the comparison, Bola Tinubu warn them never to mention the actress’s name in his …

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My Suspension Unconstitutional – LP Youth Leader Cries Out

The suspended National Youth Leader of the Labour Party, Anslem Eragbe has cried out that the decision of the party to suspend him is unconstitutional.  Recall that he was suspended by the party’s national chairman, Julius Abure.  Eragbe said this when he appeared on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme on Thursday.  He said according to the LP’s constitution, the national chairman was not empowered to …

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2023:Tinubu Announces Date To Begin Presidential Campaign

The ruling All Progressives Congress has announced a date and state to begin its presidential campaign.  The party fixed November 15, 2022, to officially launch its presidential campaign rally in Jos, the Plateau State capital.  This was contained in the party’s presidential timetable released on Wednesday, November 3, 2022.  The development comes weeks after the Independent National Electoral Commission approved the start of campaigns for …

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‘Internet Champions’ Won In Kenya, Malawi, Peter Obi Can Win – Pat Utomi Speaks

Professor Pat Utomi, a foremost political economist, has said he is optimistic about Peter Obi’s chances. He reiterated optimism that Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party can win in 2023. Utomi made this assertion during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Tuesday. Noting that contrary to the belief that the Labour Party presidential candidate is only popular on social media and …

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Troops Eliminate 44 Terrorists, Apprehend 50 In N/E, NW

By Sumaila Ogbaje Abuja, – Troops of Operations Hadin Kai and Hadarin Daji have eliminated no fewer than 44 terrorists and apprehended over 50 in North East and North West in the last two week, the Defence Headquarters says. The Director, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. Musa Danmadami, made this known at a bi-weekly news briefing on the operations of the armed forces, on Thursday in …

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NYSC: 4 Corps Members To Repeat Service In Sokoto – Coordinator

By Habibu HarisuSokoto, – The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Sokoto has imposed a repeat of service year on four corps members for allegedly absconding from duty, absenteeism and other sundry offences. The NYSC Coordinator in the state, Alhaji Muhammad Nakamba, who disclosed this at the passing out of the 2021 Batch C, Stream 2 Corps members on Thursday in Sokoto, said that four …

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I’m Horrible At Maintaining Friendships – Tonto Dikeh

Tonto Dikeh Nigerian actress and Deputy governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC)  Tonto Dikeh has stated that she is horrible at maintaining friendships. The mother of one took to her Instagram page to speak on friendship while stating that life is difficult.She Wrote; “Life gets so hard and tough sometimes we forget to be out brothers keepers. I am horrible at maintaining friendship …

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 NEMA Donates Relief Materials To Flood Victims In Bauchi 

By Ahmed Kaigama Bauchi, – The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has donated relief materials to flood victims and vulnerable persons in Bauchi State. The Director-General of the agency, Mr Mustapha Ahmed while presenting the items to the State Government on Thursday, said the materials  made up of food and non food items. He said that the Federal Government  through NEMA could not compensate for the …

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Taraba LG Boss Flags Off Rehabilitation Of Strategic Township Roads In Jalingo

By Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo The Caretaker Committee Chairman for Jalingo local government area Dr Aminu Jauro Hassan has flagged off the rehabilitation of several strategic township roads in Jalingo to ease movement of persons and goods within the metropolis. Hassan, who disclosed this at a brief ceremony to kickstart work at the Jalingo Main Market-Gadan Boboji road said that the council has identified several key …

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Court Remands Man, 34, For Alleged Armed Robbery

By Chidinma Ewunonu-Aluko Ibadan, – An Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court Ibadan, on Thursday ordered that one Samson Banjo, 34, be remanded in a Correctional Centre for alleged armed robbery. Banjo, whose residential address was not provided, was charged with armed robbery. The Magistrate, Mrs O. A. Akande, did not take the plea of the defendant for want of jurisdiction. She directed the police to return the …

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Italy’s PM Meloni Expected In Brussels On First Foreign Trip

Brussels, – Giorgia Meloni, Italy’s new prime minister, is expected in Brussels on Thursday to meet the European Union’s top officials on her first trip abroad. The far-right politician has been scheduled to meet European Parliament President Roberta Metsola, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel separately. Meloni has often been critical of the EU and its institutions in …

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