According to reports, the Campaign for Democracy, CD, has given the Federal Government a 14-day ultimatum to lift the ban on rice importation, to help reduce premature deaths by suicidal actions by hungry and frustrated Nigerians.
National Publicity Secretary of CD, Dede Uzor Uzor, who gave the ultimatum in Onitsha, Anambra State yesterday, said since government does not have any incentive for farmers to produce enough rice for local consumption, there is no need banning importation of such an important commodity.
Members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) otherwise known as Shi’ites, yesterday issued the Federal Government a fresh 14-day ultimatum to unconditionally release their leader, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky who is currently in the custody of Directorate of Security Service (DSS), threatening to embark on what they called ‘sit around’ Abuja protest if their demand is not met after the expiration of the ultimatum.
It would be recalled that El-Zakzaky was arrested and has been in the DSS custody after a bloody clash […]
Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC has berated the destructive activities of the Niger Delta militants in the South-west region.
The destructive activities of the Niger Delta militants in the the South-western part of Nigeria with the Imusin and Ogijo in Ogun and some riverine communities in Ikorodu area of Lagos State badly affected in recent times has attracted the attention of the pan-Yoruba organisation, the Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC.
According to reports, OPC has issued a 14-day ultimatum to the rampaging Niger Delta […]