Yes, Sunday Igboho is with security operatives -Lawyer confirms

One of the counsels to the Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, Pelumi Olajengbesi, has confirmed the areest of their client saying the activist actually surrendered himself and was not captured by the security operatives. Igboho was reportedly arrested on Monday night in Cotonou as sources noted that he was heading for Germany. He was, however, nabbed by security operatives in the neighbouring country. Olajengbesi said, “Truly he was arrested and I have confirmed that. We are making efforts to ensure that he is fine. You…

DSS WHISKED AWAY N3M, CCTV BOX DURING RAID – IGBOHO’S AIDE

A new twist to Igboho saga as one of the aides of the self acclaimed Yoruba rights activist Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho has said operatives of the Department of State Services took away N3m and a Closed-circuit television box during Thursday raid of the activist’s house in Ibadan, Oyo State. Punch correspondent, who visited Igboho’s house, observed bloodstain on the floor in front of the main building. Windows of some vehicles and buildings on the premises were shattered. There was thick blood clot in one of the chalets, an…

BUHARI ASKS COMMUNIST PARTY OF CHINA TO PARTNER APC

Buhari has congratulated Chinese President Xi Jinping on the 100th anniversary of founding the Communist Party of China, seeking its partnership with APC.President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Chinese President Xi Jinping on the 100th anniversary of founding the Communist Party of China, seeking its partnership with APC.In a letter to the Chinese leader, according to a statement Mr Buhari’s media aide Femi Adesina, the president said China succeeded in building a “moderately prosperous society” and is on the way to building a “modern socialist country.” Mr Buhari also affirmed that…

NNAMDI KANU LIVED FIVE-STAR LIFE, TRAVELLED IN PRIVATE JETS, SAYS LAI MOHAMMED

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, lived a five-star life across several countries, travelling on chartered private jets, living in luxury apartments and turning out in designer clothes and shoes. Mohammed said this at a press conference in Abuja on Thursday on the re-arrest of the IPOB leader. He said Kanu was re-arrested through a collaborative effort between Nigerian security agencies and their international counterparts. The Minister said, “As you are aware, the leader of the…

Crisis Rocks Epe Palace Over Politics

The situation at the moment in the palace of Oloja of Epe, Oba Kamaldeen Animashaun is what can be described as fire on the mountain.Since two of his children went into the race of contesting for Epe local government Chairmanship, sources say peace has literally evoporated from the royal family.It was exclusively gathered that all attempts to calm the nerves of the two parties have failed and reconciliation seems impossible.On one hand is Princess Olayemi who is believed to have the underground support of the king.The othe party is Quam…

NIGERIA IS POOR, ONLY OPTION IS TO BORROW ― SENATE PRESIDENT

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday, apprised President Muhammadu Buhari of the activities lined up by the National Assembly, saying after the meeting that Nigeria is a poor nation that has no option but to borrow to fund infrastructure. Fielding questions from correspondents after the meeting at the presidential villa, Abuja, he, however, assured that the legislature would not be frivolous in granting Executive requests for loans. According to him, such requests would be subjected to thorough scrutiny to be sure that they are necessary and when approved, the use…

AFTER GOD, IT’S BUHARI, SAYS UZODIMMA

Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo says President Muhammadu Buhari is the next powerful person after God in Nigeria. In a clip seen by Peoples Gazette on Monday, the governor said Mr Buhari possessed the power to decide which region should get what, suggesting the South-East is sidelined for its refusal to cooperate with Mr Buhari’s regime. Mr Uzodimma said, “After God in Nigeria, the next person is Buhari. He has the power to dictate where there should be light or not, and it happens. Why have we decided that there…

QUESTIONS MALAMI REFUSED TO ANSWER ON REARREST, RETURN OF NNAMDI KANU

….The Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr Malami, triumphantly announced the “re-arrest” of the IPOB leader but left out crucial details ending up confusing the public.Premium Times reportsNnamdi Kanu, the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, was, on Tuesday, brought back to Nigeria to continue facing his treasonable felony trial which he fled from almost six years ago. “Recent steps taken by the Federal Government saw to the interception of the fugitive Kanu on Sunday,” the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, announced triumphantly on…

NIGERIANS ARE THE PROBLEM OF THIS COUNTRY; NOT ETHNICITY, RELIGION —BUHARI

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that the problem confronting Nigeria is Nigerians, and not ethnicity or religion as being opined in some quarters. Buhari noted that Nigerians should be blamed for the injustices rather than ethnicity or religion, not minding the complexities of the Nigerian condition. According to a release by the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the President spoke while receiving members of the Muhammadu Buhari/Osinbajo Dynamic Support Group, who visited State House, Abuja, to present a compendium of five years achievements of the administration.…

PDP protest appointment of Laureta Onochie as INEC commissioner

Peoples Democratic Parrt National Working Committee protesting at the National Assembly against the appointment of APC Member, Lauretta Onochie as INEC Commissioner. The rules guiding the appointment of INEC officers is clear. The person must be non-partisan. Former Gov. Mimiko’s brother was denied the opportunity to serve in INEC years ago because his brother was into partisan politics. Why is Buhari insisting on destroying INDEPENDENT democratic institutions? What is his gain? What does Buhari want with this repulsive devilish desperation after 8 years in office? This is sickening seriously. It…