BUHARI VS ATIKU: CHOOSE BETWEEN POVERTY AND WEALTH- AISHA BUHARI

Buhari vs Atiku: Choose between poverty, wealth – Aisha Buhari tells Nigerians The wife of the President, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, has asked Nigerians to choose between poverty and wealth in the Saturday’s presidential election. Aisha asked Nigerians to “decide whether the poor should become poorer and the rich richer or a society where the gap begins to be reduced.” The First Lady stated this on Thursday while presenting empowerment packs to 1,250 women and youths from the six area councils of the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja. In a statement…

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23YR OLD REMANDED IN PRISON FOR KILLING WIFE WITH AXE IN JIGAWA

A Dutse Magistrate’s court in Jigawa State has remanded a 23-year-old man, Sha’aibu Adamu, of Warwade village in Dutse local government for allegedly killing his wife with axe. The prosecutor, Barr M.Fagam, told the court that Sha’aibu was accused of killing his wife, Usaina after she refused to comply with his request to settle their differences, which they earlier had in their matrimonial home. He explained that the incident happened when she decided to move to her parents’ house and the accused person followed to plead with her in order…

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ITSE SAGAY GIVES HIS OWN VERSION OF WHEN BALLOT BOX SNATCHER WOULD BE SHOT AND KILLED

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Council Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has listed instances in which a law enforcement officer is allowed to gun down a ballot box snatcher. Sagay made this known in a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday. The Senior Advocate said President Muhammadu Buhari’s threat that ballot box snatchers could lose their lives ought not to evoke fear in the minds of persons who have no intention of engaging in election malpractice. Sagay noted that the Electoral Act prescribes a prison term of two years for…

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HOW WE FOILED EMPLOYEES’ PLOT TO KIDNAP OIL AND GAS MOGUL – POLICE

How we foiled employees’ plot to kidnap oil mogul – Police The Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested two suspected kidnappers while planning to kidnap their boss, one Solomon Otungo, an oil and gas merchant. The Commissioner of Police in Lagos, CP Zubairu Muazu confirmed the arrest to newsmen on Thursday at the command’s headquarters. He said that the suspects were arrested based on intelligence report. “It is based on credible intelligence report received that some newly employed staff of one Solomon Otungo, an oil and gas merchant…

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KWANKWASO’S SUPPORTERS ATTACKED AS HIS CONVOY WAS AMBUSHED IN KANO, SEE PICS

According to multiple reports, the convoy of a former governor of Kano State and leader of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has been attacked in Kofa village in Bebeji Local Government Area of Kano State. It was gathered that an unspecified number of party supporters from both camps died, while several others sustained various degrees of injury. Mr Kwankwaso had planned his final rally alongside the PDP governorship candidate, Abba Yusuf, to be held at Kiru and Bebeji on Thursday but the long motorcade of…

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OSINBAJO’S CONVOY ATTACKED IN KWARA

Political thugs suspected to have sympathies for Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday allegedly attacked the convoy of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital. The attack is said to have culminated in life-threatening gunshots, which left at least two supporters of the APC injured. Many others allegedly got seriously injured while running for their lives. But a police source revealed the incident, which happened around Isale-Koko, Ilorin suburb, occurred when the Vice President’s convoy had left the area. When contacted, spokesperson of the state police command…

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BUHARI TO ADDRESS NIGERIANS AGAIN ON FRIDAY MORNING

PRESIDENT BUHARI BROADCASTS TO THE NATION President Muhammadu Buhari will Friday, February 22, 2019 broadcast to the nation at 7 am with a repeat at 9 pm. All television, radio stations and other electronic media outlets are enjoined to hook up to the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority and Radio Nigeria for the broadcast. Femi Adesina Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity) February 21, 2019 https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1979013839060415&id=1452287068399764&refid=17&_ft_=mf_story_key.1979013839060415%3Atop_level_post_id.1979013839060415%3Atl_objid.1979013839060415%3Acontent_owner_id_new.1452287068399764%3Athrowback_story_fbid.1979013839060415%3Apage_id.1452287068399764%3Astory_location.4%3Apage_insights.%7B”1452287068399764″%3A%7B”role”%3A1%2C”page_id”%3A1452287068399764%2C”post_context”%3A%7B”story_fbid”%3A1979013839060415%2C”publish_time”%3A1550779469%2C”story_name”%3A”EntStatusCreationStory”%2C”object_fbtype”%3A266%7D%2C”actor_id”%3A1452287068399764%2C”psn”%3A”EntStatusCreationStory”%2C”sl”%3A4%2C”dm”%3A%7B”isShare”%3A0%2C”originalPostOwnerID”%3A0%7D%2C”targets”%3A%5B%7B”page_id”%3A1452287068399764%2C”actor_id”%3A1452287068399764%2C”role”%3A1%2C”post_id”%3A1979013839060415%2C”share_id”%3A0%7D%5D%7D%7D%3Athid.1452287068399764%3A306061129499414%3A2%3A0%3A1551427199%253&_rdc=1&_rdr

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APPEAL COURT CLEARS ZAMFARA APC TO CONTEST 2019 ELECTIONS

The Court of Appeal, Abuja division, has set aside the judgment of the Federal High Court in Abuja, which affirmed the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) which barred the All Progressives Congress (APC) from fielding candidates in the general elections in Zamfara State. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the federal high court, Abuja, had in a judgment delivered on 25th January 2019, held that INEC was right to have delisted names of candidates APC presented for the elections, stating that the APC failed to conduct a valid primary…

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ONNOGHEN’S SACK: CROSS RIVER GOVT DRAGS BUHARI TO COURT

The Cross River State Government led by Governor Ben Ayade has approached the Supreme Court challenging the six-count charge against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen for non-declaration of assets. The suit was filed by the Attorney General of Cross River State on behalf of the state government, reports The Sun. The Government wants the court to set aside the suspension and trial of Justice Onnoghen at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT. The Federal Republic of Nigeria, FRN, and the Attorney General of the Federation,…

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