Amotekun: Police takeover Fawehinmi Park in Lagos

In a bid to stop the proposed rally of the newly launched Southwest security outfit, Amotekun in Lagos, armed mobile policemen have taken over Gani Fawehinmi Park in Ojota, venue of the rally. Code-named “Amotekun Solidarity Walk.” It was organised by Yoruba World Congress to show a peaceful protest and support for the new security outfit set up by governments of southwestern states. At the venue there was heavy presence of security personnel along the roads and other recreation parks nearby. As at the time of this report, many people…

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Atiku Abubakar hails Nigeria’s security forces, says they are undepaid

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, gave his opinion concerning the controversy surrounding the right of regions to establish internal security outfits, saying that they were necessary because the nation’s military and paramilitary forces are overstretched and underpaid. This his his second statement after the first one, on the issue that regions have the right to self-defence and setting up internal outfit was not the same as seeking succession. In the statement titled, “Self Defense Is International Human Rights, Guaranteed By Article 51 of the UN Charter,” the former presidential candidate…

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Gov. Makinde tackles AGF over Southwest security outfit, Amotekun

Executive Governor of Our State, Engr. Seyi Makinde has replied the social media statement credited to the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mallam Abubakar Malami on the issue of the newly launched South West security outfit coded “Operation Amotekun” which the AGF tagged as illegal. In his words, the governor said the AGF lacked the power to make laws of his own regarding the legality or otherwise of the security outfit. He urged members of the public to regard statement credited to the Attorney General as hearsay since neither…

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President Buhari’s daughter should not use Presidential Jet for personal functions – Femi Falana

Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to stop members of his family from using aircraft in the presidential fleet. According to him, such action is not backed by law. The president’s daughter, Hanan Buhari, had flown in a presidential jet  to Bauchi last Thursday for a private function. Many Nigerians condemned the action, but the presidency defended it. Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, said it was normal practice for the president’s family to use the presidential aircraft. “The normal practice…

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Primate Ayidele’s chronicle for 2020

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION ECOWAS Some countries will pull out of ECOWAS countries even as they will face major challenges. ECOWAS will have problems and they should pray so that none of their members will face major challenges ECOWAS need a lot of prayers to succeed all their major moves. The Commission should rebuke crisis. ECOWAS money will be introduced in order to allow free trade. ECOWAS should pray not to lose any members. They will be faced with lot of crisis in the region and they will have security challenges. EUROPEAN…

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Aisha Buhari: The Challenges of A First Lady Defending Good Governance In Nigeria

By Olalekan Abdullahi Nigeria’s First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari is certainly facing an existential battle, despite being the wife of the President of the most populous black country in the world. Her travails are not actually from her husband, President Muhammadu Buhari, but from those that surround him, who she strongly believes are trying to make life difficult for her and her children, and she appears to be helpless as her husband does not seem perturbed by what she has been complaining about right in Aso Rock, the seat of…

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ONIRU OBASHIP STOOL: ENOUGH OF LIES

By Babatunde Olowu. It has become necessary to nip in the bud the vicious lies being shamelessly peddled by certain unscrupulous fellows who have allowed their greed to rob them of their senses. Where good people choose to stay away while untruths are being fed to the people, they (the good people) enable the ground upon which the truth is forever lost, actual history is interred and the lies become the new truths. The desires of certain persons to illegally appropriate the currently vacant stool of Oniru of Iruland has…

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UNICEF: Nigeria leads in global open defecation index

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has announced that Nigeria is currently the number one country in the world with the highest number of people practising open defecation. With 47 million people still defecating openly, the country has overtaken India, which left the position early this month. UNICEF Chief of Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Said Jurji, disclosed this at a two-day workshop on Private Sector Engagement and Collaboration in WASH Forum organised by the Federal Ministry of Water Resources, in collaboration with UNICEF and other partners, in Abuja. He said…

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Coup de Disgrace…The Aisha Buhari/Fatima Daura Debacle: Before The ‘Cabal’ Self-Destructs

By Chinedu Okpara If nothing else buttressed the omnipotent powers and vicelike grip of Mamman Daura, the nephew of President Muhammadu Buhari, on the presidency and the president himself, his daughter, Fatima’s brazen and embarrassing face-off with Aisha, the wife of the president, as contained in a viral video, is the ultimate coup de grace. At the height of speculations that the president was getting a new wife rumoured to be Sadiya Umar Farouq, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, a video emerged of a raging woman inside…

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Study reveals Poor men love big breasts, the rich prefers them smaller

Study has revealed that rich men love women with small breasts, the poor love those with big bust. There has always been the wonder of whether men prefer bigger breasted women, or women with a smaller chest. And as it turns out, it all comes down to how much money they earn! Two studies dating back several years have finally shed some light on the question, pointing out some surprising factors. Psychologists Viren Swami and Martin Tovée conducted a study which investigated whether men’s access to resources would influence their…

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