The former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party’s Board of Trustees, Chief Tony Anenih has accused President Muhammadu Buhari jailing him for 18 months during his military administration, because he was wealthy.
Anenih who was in prison between March 1984 and August 1985, wrote this in his biography titled ‘My Life and Nigerian Politics’, which was launched in Abuja over the weekend.
Anenih stated that Buhari went about arresting politicians arbitrarily, he said: “The military regime of General Buhari and Tunde Idiagbon […]
According to reports, the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign States of Biafra (MASSOB) has berated Igbo Political and Religious leaders for what they called nonchalant and selfish attitude towards the advancement and well-being of the Igbo people.
Addressing reporters on Wednesday at an event organised to Honour the 83rd posthumous birthday of Dim Odumegwu Ojukwu at the Masson headquarters in Okwe, Onuimo Local Government Area of Imo State, the leader of the group, Comrade Uchenna Madu, said Igbo leaders […]
Jigawa state governor, Alhaji Badaru Abubakar, has accused the previous administration of Alhaji Sule Lamido of squandering up to N1.6 billion annually in feeding alone within the state government house.
He stated this at the weekend before a mammoth crowd at the commissioning ceremony of Birnin Kudu/Buji House of Representatives constituency office and scholarship presentation to indigents of the area.
He said, “It was absurd and insensitive that we have to reverse that trend by making them account for every kobo they […]
Another Justice of the Supreme Court, whose home was raided by operatives of the Department of State Service, DSS, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, has alleged that he was being victimized for refusing entreaties, at various times, to help the All Progressives Congress, APC, win governorship election cases involving Ekiti, Rivers and Ebonyi states.
His claim came barely three days after Justice John Inyang Okoro, also a Supreme Court Judge, alleged that former Rivers Governor and now transport minister, Rotimi Amaechi, reached out […]
It was gathered that the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra , on Sunday, threatened an ‘internal native’ revolution against political, traditional, religious and opinion leaders in Igboland.
MASSOB, which spoke in a statement signed by its leader, Comrade Uchenna Madu, said Igbo leaders are ‘insensitive’ to the plight of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, and other detained pro-Biafra activists.
Noting that the pro-Biafra agitators are ‘working’ for the Igbos, the MASSOB leader […]
According to reports, the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shiites Islamic Sect has accused Kaduna State Government of inciting people and religious cleansing.
The President, IMN Media Forum, Mr. Ibrahim Musa, in a statement Friday, said that the State government on Thursday, reportedly issued a warning to residents in Kaduna and other towns not to take laws into their hands on any individual or group, in reference to the attacks, arson and destruction of properties of members of […]
It was gathered that the Department of State Security, DSS, has accused Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, of impeding its operations in the state and helping a judge under corruption investigation to clandestinely move $2 million cash away from the judge’s house in Port Harcourt.
DSS said in a statement on Saturday that credible intelligence revealed that the Judge had $2 million stashed in his house.
It said that when the judge was approached for due search to be conducted, “he in […]
According to reports, the forum of Niger Delta Clan Chiefs and Elders has observed with dismay the heightened gang-up by political detractors within the current Government to completely tarnish the reputation of former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.
The forum which rose from an emergency meeting in Warri, Delta State, Tuesday, fingered the Minister for Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, as being the arrowhead behind efforts to clampdown on former President Jonathan and his wife Patience Jonathan, with whom Mr. Amaechi has had a […]
According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has been accused of plotting to seize assets belonging to former President Goodluck Jonathan.
An advocacy organisation, The Integrity Group. in an open letter addressed to President Muhammadu Buhari, also ccused the EFCC of trying to convict the former first lady through media trials.
The group which claimed to have conducted independent investigations into the allegations of money laundering leveled against Mrs. Jonathan by the EFCC, insisted that none of the allegations […]