Leader of Pan Niger Delta Elders Forum (PANDEF) Chief Edwin Clark, yesterday came under severe criticism from three different militant groups in the region over his comment at the weekend where in described militants as criminals.
The groups, the Reformed Egbesu Boys of the Niger Delta (REBND), the Niger Delta Sea Dogs (NDSD) and the Niger Delta Sea Commandos (NDSC), which hitherto subscribed to the peace move being spearheaded by PANDEF, has denounced its support for the group.
They have consequently aligned […]
According to reports, the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, has lashed out at President Muhammadu Buhari over his alleged continuous sneering remarks about Niger Delta militants since the cessation and suspension of hostilities by the militant group.
The group in an open letter to Buhari signed by its spokesperson, self-styled ‘Brig General’ Mudoch Agbinibo, asserted: “We are curious of comments like “Niger Delta militants’ objective is to colonize Nigeria economically… ““Niger Delta militants are sponsored by economic looters…”
“During the passing out parade […]
The controversy trailing the feud between President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife, Aisha snowballed into the Senate yesterday as Senators Biodun Olujimi (PDP, Ekiti South) and Binta Garba Marshi (APC, Adamawa North) exchanged fires over Buhari’s comment.
President Muhammadu Buhari had last week in Germany in his reaction to comments made by his wife that his government had been hijacked and alienated from those who voted for him in 2015 general elections including her, said “Aisha belong in my kitchen, the […]
Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has appealed to commentators and analysts to refrain from making statements that can jeopardise the release of the Chibok girls who are still in captivity.
A press statement by the Special Adviser to the Minister, Segun Adeyemi, said Mohammed made the appeal at a special thanksgiving church service and reunion of the 21 girls with their families, yesterday in Abuja.
“They are many reckless analysts and commentators who are not helping the situation. We […]
According to reports, the Centre for African Resources, Research and Development (CARRD) has commended Aisha, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari over the recent interview she granted the BBC.
In a statement signed by its Chairman, Dr Ismail Ibraheem, CARRD said it nonetheless disagreed with “the attendant global political and gender-tilted reverberations-between President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife, Mrs Aisha Buhari”.
The group also condemned Buhari’s response to his wife’s complaint, describing it as an embarrassment.
“Right in the face of global and Nigerian […]
Acting National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Timi Frank, has hailed wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, over fears she publicly raised that her husband’s administration has been hijacked.
In a statement issued Friday in Abuja, Frank said the comments were not meant to discredit the present administration but to sound a note of caution to the present administration.
“I think Mrs. Buhari deserve commendation because she is actually speaking the minds of not only the party members […]
Sam Allardyce is understood to be “outraged” after agents’ chief Mel Stein said the Football Association could have dug deeper for information before appointing him as England boss.
Press Association Sport understands Allardyce, who left his post last week after just 67 days in charge after making controversial comments in conversation with undercover reporters, is considering legal action after being made aware of Stein’s comments on Wednesday evening.
Association of Football Agents founder Stein said the FA should have asked his colleagues […]
U.S authorities have technically backed Buhari’s anti-corruption war which has so far recorded the recovery of mind-boggling loot.
US Secretary of State, Mr. John Kerry, yesterday said that President Muhammadu Buhari is capable of flushing corruption out of Nigeria according to the Leadership.
John Kerry made this remark during a bilateral meeting he had with President Buhari at the Department of State in Washington, DC, during his four-day working visit.
Kerry said the United States government would do all it could to support […]
Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, says he has not made any comment on the ongoing trial of Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu by office of the Attorney General of the Federation.
A statement issued in Abuja on Monday by his Media Adviser, Mazi Paul Ibe, noted that the last time Atiku made any comment on National Assembly matters was in July 2015 during the leadership crisis in the legislature.
It said Atiku was surprised that his 2015 comment, […]