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Borno governor speaks on his convoy’s ambush by Boko Haram

Borno governor speaks on his convoy’s ambush by Boko Haram

The governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, on Thursday, reacted to the ambush on his campaign convoy by suspected Boko Haram insurgents. Mr Shettima’s campaign convoy came under attack on Tuesday evening while traveling along Maiduguri – Gamboru road. At least, four civilians and a soldier died in the bloody attack after some suspected Boko

2019: Group warns US, EU , UK others against imposing Atiku

As preparations heat up ahead of the 2019 presidential election, the Nigerian Democratic Forum, a pro-democracy group has raised the alarm over plots by the United State, United Kingdom governments and European Union to imposed Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party on the people through backdoor. The group said the international community had perfected

Why are people dying at APC rallies? Frank wants Buhari, Amaechi to explain

…Says INEC knows about offices, materials burnt Former deputy spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has challenged Gen. Muhammadu Buhari and his campaign Director-General Rotimi Ameachi, to tell Nigerians why lives are been lost daily at their party’s rallies. Frank specifically made reference to lost of lives of his people at

Atiku’s endorsement, presidency will unite Nigeria, Frank warns INEC against rigging

The endorsement by the socio-cultural leaders and elders across the six geo-political zones is an indication that Alhaji Atiku Abubakar’s presidency will unite Nigeria if given opportunity, former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has said. Frank said it is the first time in the history of Nigeria that

Obasanjo is worse than Abacha, says Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo is a worse dictator than Sani Abacha, ex-military head of state. Oshiomhole said this in reaction to the comment of Obasanjo that President Muhammadu Buhari is returning the country to the era of Abacha when state institutions were used to fight

Ex-Head of State Abubakar to chair Goodluck Jonathan Foundation conference on peaceful elections

Ahead of the nation’s scheduled general elections beginning from February 16, the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation is bringing together stakeholders from all over Africa for a one-day conference to discuss ways of preventing election-related violence on the continent. The conference which theme is ‘Peaceful Elections and National Development’ will be chaired by Gen. Abdulsalam Abubakar, former

‘The belts did a marvelous job’ — Osinbajo’s aide speaks on Kabba helicopter crash

Babafemi Ojudu, one of the aides of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, who was on board the helicopter that crashed in Kabba, Kogi state, on Saturday, has narrated how the seat belts helped during that difficult moment. The aircraft which conveyed Osinbajo and his aides from Abuja to the north-central state crash-landed at a stadium in Kabba

OSINBAJO HELICOPTER CRASH: CERLSI urges FG to fix Nigerian roads

The non-governmental organisation, Civil Empowerment & Rule of Law Support Initiative (CERLSI), has feliciated with Nigerians and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, over his miraculous escape of a helicopter crash, which occurred on 2nd February, 2019 while Mr Vice President was on his way to campaign in Kogi state. While felicitating with Mr. Vice President

War against corruption: Groups storm embassies over alleged int’l support thieving elites

Nigerians on Monday stormed the United States Embassy to register their grievances over the interferences of the country in the nation’s domestic affairs. The massive crowd drawn from various groups and organizations totaling over 10,000 heads threatened that next time they will be forced to shut down the embassy if that is what is required

Frank to Adeboye: Withdraw Osinbajo’s pastoral position to redeem RCCG’s image

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has asked the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Adejare Adeboye, to sanction the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, for his silence in the face of injustice in the current administration. Frank said without judging Osinbajo, who is

Frank lauds US, UK over move to ban election riggers, asks them to hold Buhari, INEC Chairman responsible

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has called on the governments of the United Kingdom and the United State of America (USA) to hold President Muhammadu Buhari and the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) responsible if the coming elections are rigged. According to Mr