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Northern youths galvanise support for Tinubu’s 2023 ambition

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 17, 2019
A northern youth group known as United Northern Youth and Students (UNYS) has started galvanising support for the National leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, should he choose to contest in the next presidential election in 2023. During a press conference held in Kaduna on Friday, the UNYS in a statement said […]

APC suspends 3 exco members for alleged anti party activities

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 17, 2019
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa State has suspended three of its members for “mortgaging the overall interest of the party and its teeming supporters.” The members, who are also officials of the party, are Alhaji Aliyu Bakari (Adamawa Central Zonal Vice Chairman), Alhaji Saidu Naira (State Financial Secretary) and Alhaji Babangida Talase (Party […]

Tension in Nigeria amidst El-Zakzay’s Arrival

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 16, 2019
Security has been beefed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja following the arrival of the Sheik Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat. The security operatives who are in mufti have been stationed in strategic locations at the airport to prevent El-Zakzaky’s followers from breaching security and airport protocol. El-Zakzaky, flying in an Ethiopian Airline, […]

Sheikh El-Zakzaky returns to Nigeria

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 16, 2019
Senior Muslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky returned to his hometown after sabotaging attempts of the Nigerian government on the process of his treatment in India, Al-Alam news network reported. Meanwhile, leader of Islamic Movement of Nigeria had earlier informed of his return to Nigeria in a video message. “Nigerian government has created problems over giving […]

Atiku, PDP ask Tribunal to annul Buhari’s re-election, proven he’s unqualified

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 16, 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in the February 23 election, Atiku Abubakar, have asked the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to nullify the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari. They said that evidences by witnesses at the tribunal have proven that Buhari was not qualified to have participated in the 2019 election, hence […]

Army redeploys Generals, changes commander for Boko Haram war

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 16, 2019
The Nigerian Army, on Thursday, announced the appointment of Brig-Gen AK Ibrahim as the new acting General Officer Commanding (GOC), for the 7 Division in Maiduguri. Ibrahim becomes the new theatre commander for Sector 1 Operation Lafia Dole. This was contained in a statement signed by Office of the Army Secretary. Brig.Gen. Ibrahim will take […]