Omotayo Yusuf

Omotayo Yusuf

Breaking: APC drops ‘Change’ slogan, picks new one

Breaking: APC drops ‘Change’ slogan, picks new one

Breaking: APC drops ‘Change’ slogan, picks new one
Atiku reacts to President Buhari’s posthumous award of GCFR to Abiola

Atiku reacts to President Buhari’s posthumous award of GCFR to Abiola

Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar took to his twitter page to commended the posthumous Grand Commander of the Federal Republic award bestowed on the late Moshood Kashimawo Abiola by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Atiku reacts to President Buhari’s posthumous award of GCFR to Abiola
Borno elders’ react to President Buhari’s posthumous GCFR award to Abiola

Borno elders’ react to President Buhari’s posthumous GCFR award to Abiola

The Borno Elders Forum has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for declaring June 12 as Nigeria’s democracy day. The elders in a statement said the president’s courage in making the decision has defined all the narratives.

Borno elders’ react to President Buhari’s posthumous GCFR award to Abiola
3 killed as Army raids Babandoka forest in Zamfara

3 killed as Army raids Babandoka forest in Zamfara

The Nigerian army carried out a raid at Danguru, Babandoka Forest of Dansadau district in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara state against bandits. 3 of the bandits were killed in the operation that took place on Wednesday.

3 killed as Army raids Babandoka forest in Zamfara
You failed to honour Abiola in 16 years - Nigerians blasts PDP for criticising President Buhari

You failed to honour Abiola in 16 years - Nigerians blasts PDP for criticising President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari’s posthumous Grant Commander of the Federal Republic award to the late Chief MKO Abiola elicited criticism from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The PDP in a statement described the move as political.

You failed to honour Abiola in 16 years - Nigerians blasts PDP for criticising President Buhari
June 12: Buhari has put an end to May 29 hypocrisy - Falana

June 12: Buhari has put an end to May 29 hypocrisy - Falana

A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for granting a post humous national award of Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR) on Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola.

June 12: Buhari has put an end to May 29 hypocrisy - Falana
MKO Abiola's family reacts to President Buhari’s posthumous GCFR award to late father

MKO Abiola's family reacts to President Buhari’s posthumous GCFR award to late father

The family of late Chief MKO Abiola has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for granting a posthumous Grand Commander of the Federal Republic Award to their father. The president announced the award on Wednesday, June 6.

MKO Abiola's family reacts to President Buhari’s posthumous GCFR award to late father
June 12: Buhari has done what a beneficiary of democracy failed to do - Lawmaker

June 12: Buhari has done what a beneficiary of democracy failed to do - Lawmaker

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Ebenezer Babatope, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for declaring June 12 as a new Democracy Day and posthumously awarding Chief MKO Abiola, GCFR.

June 12: Buhari has done what a beneficiary of democracy failed to do - Lawmaker
Breaking: Buhari’s award of posthumous GCFR to Abiola illegal - Former chief justice

Breaking: Buhari’s award of posthumous GCFR to Abiola illegal - Former chief justice

Alfa Belgore who is a former chief justice of the Nigeria has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s post homous award of Grand Commander of the Federal Republic to Chief MKO Abiola was illegal. Belgore said this on Wednesday.

Breaking: Buhari’s award of posthumous GCFR to Abiola illegal - Former chief justice
Igbo group dumps PDP, decamps en-masse to APC

Igbo group dumps PDP, decamps en-masse to APC

Members of Igbo groups in Lagos State who were once in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have decamped to the APC. The group was received by Atesiwaju Ipinle Eko Vanguard which is the support group of Governor Ambode.

Igbo group dumps PDP, decamps en-masse to APC
Breaking: President Buhari announces June 12 as Democracy Day, grants Abiola posthumous GCFR

Breaking: President Buhari announces June 12 as Democracy Day, grants Abiola posthumous GCFR

President Muhammadu Buhari has announced that June 12 will be celebrated as the new Democracy Day. The president also announced that the late Chief Moshood Abiola who was adjudged the winner of the cancelled June 12, 1993 election

Breaking: President Buhari announces June 12 as Democracy Day, grants Abiola posthumous GCFR
Offa bank robbery: Police arrest 2 more suspects, read their incriminating confession against Saraki (photos)

Offa bank robbery: Police arrest 2 more suspects, read their incriminating confession against Saraki (photos)

The Nigerian police has arrested two more suspects in relation to the Offa bank robbery. This was contained in a statement by Jimoh Moshood, the spokesperson of the police in which he said Saraki was implicated.

Offa bank robbery: Police arrest 2 more suspects, read their incriminating confession against Saraki (photos)
2019: Senator Stella Oduah dumps PDP, joins new party

2019: Senator Stella Oduah dumps PDP, joins new party

Senator Stella Oduah has reportedly dumped the Peoples Democratic Party and moved to the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA). The Senator moved to the party on Tuesday, June 5 where she was received by members of the party.

2019: Senator Stella Oduah dumps PDP, joins new party
Impeachment threat: Lawmakers backing President Buhari release statement

Impeachment threat: Lawmakers backing President Buhari release statement

The Parliamentary Support Group of the Senate and House of Representatives who are made up of Senators and members of the House who support President Muhammadu Buhari have asked him not to be deterred by mischief makers.

Impeachment threat: Lawmakers backing President Buhari release statement
Democracy will die in Nigeria if we fail to act - Ekweremadu

Democracy will die in Nigeria if we fail to act - Ekweremadu

Deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu has said that Nigeria’s democracy may die if nothing is done to save it. Ekweremadu spoke at the 2018 Law Week of the NBA held in Abuja saying the association has to speak up.

Democracy will die in Nigeria if we fail to act - Ekweremadu
Breaking: Gathering of signatures to impeach President Buhari secretly going on - Lawmaker raises allegation

Breaking: Gathering of signatures to impeach President Buhari secretly going on - Lawmaker raises allegation

A member of the House of Representatives, Muhammed Gudaji Kazaure, raised allegation claiming there is a plot to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari. Kazaure said he was against what he described as a plot to impeach the president

Breaking: Gathering of signatures to impeach President Buhari secretly going on - Lawmaker raises allegation
APC needs 16 years before it can be compared to PDP - Party spokesperson

APC needs 16 years before it can be compared to PDP - Party spokesperson

Bolaji Abdullahi who is the spokesperson of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC,) has said that the party needs to be in power for 16 years before it should be compared to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

APC needs 16 years before it can be compared to PDP - Party spokesperson
Mama Taraba speaks about her plans for 2019

Mama Taraba speaks about her plans for 2019

Senator Aisha Alhassan who is the minister of women affairs has predicted that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will rule Nigeria forever. She noted that the party was going through crisis but expressed optimism.

Mama Taraba speaks about her plans for 2019
Breaking: nPDP withdraws from dialogue with APC (Full statement)

Breaking: nPDP withdraws from dialogue with APC (Full statement)

The All Progressives Congress (APC) may be in crisis after the new Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which is a faction of the ruling party, withdrew its planned dialogue. It accused the APC of not treating its members well.

Breaking: nPDP withdraws from dialogue with APC (Full statement)
President Buhari reveals instruction Yakubu Gowon gave soldiers during Biafra War

President Buhari reveals instruction Yakubu Gowon gave soldiers during Biafra War

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Nigerian Red Cross saying the organisation sacrificed a lot during the infamous Biafra civil war. The president said this at his investiture as Grand Patron of the Nigerian Red Cross.

President Buhari reveals instruction Yakubu Gowon gave soldiers during Biafra War
Army rescues 58 women abused by Boko Haram terrorists, recovers weapons (photos)

Army rescues 58 women abused by Boko Haram terrorists, recovers weapons (photos)

The Nigerian army with support of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) in its Operation Lafiya Dole has rescued 148 people kept as hostages by Boko Haram terrorists. 15 men, 58 Women and 75 Children were set free.

Army rescues 58 women abused by Boko Haram terrorists, recovers weapons (photos)
Breaking: Police cancels Saraki’s summon, makes new request from Senate president

Breaking: Police cancels Saraki’s summon, makes new request from Senate president

The Nigerian police has cancelled its summon of Senate president, Bukola Saraki which had earlier asked him to appear before it after allegation of being linked to the Offa bank robbery. Saraki said he plans to do as he is told.

Breaking: Police cancels Saraki’s summon, makes new request from Senate president
DHQ replies Amnesty International over allegations of molesting IDP

DHQ replies Amnesty International over allegations of molesting IDP

The Nigerian Army has denied allegations from Amnesty International claiming Internally Displaced Persons in camps were being molested. The army denied the allegation emphatically saying no IDP has been molested by the army.

DHQ replies Amnesty International over allegations of molesting IDP
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