Buhari: What Okija shrine did to Ngige’s brain – Reno Omokri

Buhari: What Okija shrine did to Ngige’s brain – Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to the comments by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige on why Nigerians should clap for President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressive Congress (APC ) over his performance. EASTERN REPORTER recalls that Ngige told journalists in Onitsha, Anambra State on Sunday, that Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) had revived the economy and deserved applause from Nigerians on a…

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IPAC chairman-elect, Peter Ameh reacts to Police invitation

IPAC chairman-elect, Peter Ameh reacts to Police invitation

Newly-elected Chairman of Inter Party Advisory Council, IPAC, a body of all political parties in Nigeria, Chief Ameh Peter, has said he will honour the invitation by the Inspector General of Police Monitoring Unit over a petition written against him by some members of the organization. The Police invitation came after his emergence as IPAC chairman over alleged misconduct against him by the Chairman of Allied Congress Party, Gani Galadima, and the Unity Party of…

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Nigerians react to Tinubu’s boast of Osun not having his kind of money

Nigerians react to Tinubu’s boast of Osun not having his kind of money

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, at the weekend in Osogbo, boasted that Osun State doesn’t have his kind of money The former governor of Lagos spoke during a visit to the palace of the Ataoja of Osogbo, Oba Jimoh Olanipekun. Tinubu’s statement has since generated reactions from Nigerians on social media. Some Nigerians condemned the statement, questioning the source of the APC national leader’s wealth. Below are some comments gathered…

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Abuja earth tremors: Why Nigeria should worry – NIBRRI DG

Abuja earth tremors: Why Nigeria should worry – NIBRRI DG

Prof. Danladi Matawal, Director-General, Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute (NIBRRI) has warned the nation not to take any tremors for granted. Matawal, in a statement he signed on Monday, in Abuja said that there was need to search immediately where the recent tremors in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) were coming from. He further advised the nation to design a set of actions to mitigate the tremors’ effect if it was man-made or artificial,…

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Tell Nigerians the truth about Boko Haram – Fayose challenges FG

Tell Nigerians the truth about Boko Haram – Fayose challenges FG

The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has called on the federal government to tell Nigerians the truth about ‘Boko Haram overrunning the military base in Borno State. Fayose said this while reacting to reports that Boko Haram killed some soldiers during an attack in Gudumbale, Guzamala Local Government Area of Borno State. Borno State deputy governor, Usman Mamman Durkwa had on Saturday confirmed that Boko Haram attacked a military base located in Gudumbali, the…

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Presidency reveals Kemi Adeosun under investigation over NYSC certificate scandal

Presidency reveals Kemi Adeosun under investigation over NYSC certificate scandal

The Presidency on Monday said it hopes the certificate forgery allegation against the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, would soon be proven as false, disclosing that investigations are still on, even after more than 60 days since the story broke. President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesperson, Garba Shehu, said the allegations against a key member of the administration were yet to be proven. “The minister of information has spoken on the matter. And a process is ongoing…

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Atiku vs Osinbajo: Again, Ex-VP fires back at APC over restructuring of Nigeria

Atiku vs Osinbajo: Again, Ex-VP fires back at APC over restructuring of Nigeria

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on Monday, insisted that the All Progressives Congress, APC, was dishonest about the issue of restructuring of Nigeria. Recall that the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo while speaking at a town hall meeting in Minnesota, the United States of America, recently had said the problem of Nigeria was not geographical restructuring but prudent management of national resources. But, Abubakar had faulted the stance of Osinbajo, stressing that the Vice President was…

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Catholic bishops blow hot, warn politicians using religion, ethnicity to divide Nigerians

Catholic bishops blow hot, warn politicians using religion, ethnicity to divide Nigerians

The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, has warned politicians to desist from using religion and ethnicity to divide Nigerians. Augustine Akubueze, the President of CBCN, handed this warning to politicians, saying “enough of your deceit.” Speaking in Sokoto yesterday, Akubueze also urged Nigerians not to despair despite the challenges facing the country. He said only those who “confront their challenges achieve the desired goals.” The CBCN president also warned youths against engaging in fraudulent…

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Boko Haram: Survivors recount attack on military base in Gudumbali

Boko Haram: Survivors recount attack on military base in Gudumbali

Survivors of Saturday’s attack by Boko Haram in Gudumbale, Guzamala Local Government Area of Borno State, have recounted their near-death ordeal during the incident. Scores of insurgents in gun trucks and various caliber of arms, stormed the town and attacked a military base, a battle that lasted for about 12 hours. Some of the survivors who spoke to NAN after finding their way to Maiduguri on Sunday evening expressed different feelings over the incident. Hajja…

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Biafra: IPOB laments invasion of Nnamdi Kanu’s home again

Biafra: IPOB laments invasion of Nnamdi Kanu’s home again

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has condemned a fresh invasion of the home of their leader, Nnamdi Kanu by forces of the Federal Government. The group alleged that the security agencies that have been parading Afaraukwu Village Square, Umuahia, Abia State, invaded Kanu’s home again. In a statement signed by IPOB’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, the group said that, “the second invasion of Afaraukwu is tantamount to a siege on the entire…

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