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June 23, 2018

You won’t stop killer- Herdsmen

– Catholic Bishops, Ohanaeze, Afenifere, tell Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari is not at all serious about ending the killings in the country or punishing those involved.  Killer-Fulani – herdsmen are taking many lives across the country, particularly in Benue, and the Federal Government is dilly-dallying about it. That is why Catholic Bishops, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Afenifere Yoruba and former Vice President Abubakar Atiku do not believe what President Buhari said on Democracy Day, concerning the killer-herdsmen. Buhari had said the Federal Government would deal with the killer- herdsmen and their sponsors but the groups said it is lip service. The Catholic…

Nigerian Army orders personnel to learn Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba before 2019

  The Nigerian Army has directed all its officers and men to immediately commence the learning of the three major Nigerian languages. A statement by army spokesperson, Sani Usman, on Wednesday morning said all personnel are expected to be proficient in Hausa, Igbo, and Yoruba by December 2018. Mr. Usman, a brigadier general, said the directive is part of the new language policy by the army. Full text of the statement, signed by Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, Director, Army Public Relations reads. Nigerian Army Introduces New Language Policy For Officers And Soldiers The Nigerian Army has introduced a new…

Biafra War: Yoruba, Middle Belt owe Ndigbo apology – Femi Kayode

Four and half decades after the Nigeria Civil War, and wishing that the clock could be rewound, at least one vocal Yoruba politician, thinker, poet and social commentator is making a journey down memory lane and looking back regretfully and admitting that his people made a monumental mistake by not supporting Ndigbo. Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode said it was wrong for the South and Middle Belt not to have supported Biafra. He said that Ikemba Ojukwu and Ndigbo deserve an apology. “We owe the late Colonel Emeka Odumegwu Ojukwu the erstwhile Head of State of Biafra and his entire…

“Governors are biggest thieves” – Says Ex-Minister

  SECOND Republic Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Chief Richard Akinjide (SAN), has sensationally accused governors of corruption, calling them “the biggest thieves.” Speaking in an explosive interview on Galaxy Television on Sunday, Akinjide said states are broke because governors are stealing money. The legal icon said states are not able to pay salaries because “they are stealing. The biggest thieves are the governors.” He said states get billions of naira allocation, but in the end, the money is taken away. Saying that the critical things in life are honesty and integrity, Akinjide said most of those…

ATTENTION ! APC GOVERNMENT

  On the Federal level the in-coming APC government must take note. We congratulate Buhari but as well would like him to know that he is the only one Nigerians recognize and perhaps trust. Buhari! Nigerians don’t trust your ministers . There is no doubt that most Nigerians , young and old see you now as their last hope, the ‘messiah’ who would salvage the sagging economy and image of the stumbling entity still known as Nigeria. You cannot afford to disappoint them. If you fail to cause a “stampede” now and put the former evil players on the run,the…

A PROGRAMME OF ACTION FOR THE NATIONAL DIALOGUE

BEING THE SUBMISSION OF CHIEF FELIX AMADI (WHEKUBI) TO THE PRESIDENTIAL COMMITTEE ON NATIONAL DIALOGUE SITTING IN UMUAHIA ON 30TH OCTOBER, 2013. Protocol: President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan spoke the minds of not a few when he called for a national dialogue in his Independence Day Speech of 1st October 2013. He also expeditiously set up a dialogue committee to craft a road map appropriate for the proposed dialogue. Until the announcements, many mistook the president to be a non-risk seeking establishment man, who thrives more in avoidance than action. I join well meaning Nigerians focused on national peace and progress…

Political forces behind Odimegwu’s resignation – Afenifere

The apex pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has condemned some political interests that forced Mr. Festus Odimegwu, to resign his appointment as the Chairman of the National Population Commission.   Odimegwu, who had been under pressure to resign, since early August when he discredited past censuses, claiming they were manipulated to give political advantage to a section of the country, sent his resignation letter to President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday.   The federal government had through the Secretary-General of the Federation (SGF), Chief Anyim Pius Anyim, immediately accepted his resignation, which took effect from Thursday, Oct. 17, while Dr. Sam Ahaiwe,…