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Sierra Leone Mudslide: Envoy Lauds PMB, Osibanjo, Onyema For Commiserating With Them

By Amara Okoroafor The high commissioner of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Haja Afsatu Olayinka Ebishola Kabba, has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osibajo and the Foreign Affairs Minister, Dr Godfrey Onyema for standing with the nation in its difficult time. The envoy said this during a candle light procession organised by Sierra Leoneans

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Buhari’s Return: Adamawa Declares 3 Days Fasting, Prayers

BY CHRIS EKEKE Three days fasting has been declared by Adamawa State government to celebrate the return of President Muhammadu Buhari after spending 103 days on medical vocation in London. Declaring the fasting and prayers yesterday in Yola, Governor Muhammadu Bindow also requested Muslim and Christian clerics to conduct special prayers on Friday and Sunday. "With a sense of utmost

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PDP Assures Intending Members Of Equal Rights, Privileges

By CHRIS EKEKE National chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen Ahmed Makarfi, yesterday assured that defectors into the party will be accorded equal rights in the party. Makarfi also said the  window for reconciliation with aggrieved members will remain open in the face of reconstitution of state chapters of the party. Makarfi stated this while

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Again, Niger Delta Agitators Demand Restructuring, Return Of Oil Blocs

By Daniel Jones The Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators yesterday reiterated their demand for the restructuring of the country, return of oil blocs, relocation of oil companies headquarters and  resource control. The group’s statement was signed by General John Duku of Niger Delta Watchdogs; Convener, General Ekpo Ekpo of Niger Delta Volunteers, General Osarolor Nedam, of

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Restructuring: Ajimobi Advocates Resource Control, Fiscal Discipline

By CHRIS EKEKE As the debate for the restructuring of the country rages, Oyo State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has called on the federal government to surrender the control and management of revenue accruing from natural resources to the owner states. The governor canvassed the position as a panelist at the ongoing 57th Annual General Conference

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Restructuring: NLC, Sultan, Oshiomhole, Others Say Nigeria’s Unity Non-negotiable

By CHRIS EKEKE Prominent Nigerians, including the Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar Sa'ad 111, former Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and other prominent scholars yesterday in Abuja joined the ongoing debate on restructuring of the country, but insisted that the current structure of the country is not the problem. In his address, the

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Kashamu Dares PDP, Says Ogun Caretaker Committee Won’t Stand

BY CHRIS EKEKE Senator Buruji Kashamu representing Ogun East Senatorial District, yesterday said the  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caretaker Committee for Ogun State that was newly constituted by the national leadership of the party, will not stand. The senator, who described the setting up of the committee as illegal said there was a standing court order

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