Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, said on Thursday that no member of his family ever reached the ripe age of 70 years.
He spoke in Yola at an event organised to mark his 70th birthday by students of American University of Nigeria Academy and Primary schools.
“It is a milestone in my life because nobody in my family has ever lived up to 70 years,” Abubakar said.
He lauded the students for “the surprise of a birthday bash’’ and reiterated his commitment to […]
Leader of the #BringBackOurGirls (#BBOG) advocacy, Oby Ezekwesili, on Thursday said nobody can threaten members of the group since they are bonafide citizens of the country.
Ezekwesili, who said they are guaranteed their rights by the constitution, advised the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to educate himself properly about democracy and citizens’ right to peaceful assembly.
She also said the previous administration used similar tactics to violate their rights, but those (rights) were upheld by the constitution and court.
Speaking at the […]
Niger Delta Security Watch Organization, NSWO, has lambasted a Northern youth group for saying that they would not condone any more attack on the image of President Muhammadu Buhari.
President of the group, Dickson Bekederemo, in a statement, said: “We strongly condemn the irrational position taken by Northern youths under the auspices of Northern Youth Leaders Assembly, who threatened not to tolerate any further attack on Buhari’s image because he has done so much to put the nation on the path […]
Deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, on Saturday shrugged off his ongoing trial at the Federal High Court, Abuja, for alleged forgery of the Standing Rules of the Senate, insisting that his traducers would meet a brickwall as nobody would remove him from office.
Ekweremadu spoke as over 30 traditional rulers from his Enugu West senatorial zone presented him with the traditional ofor, a symbol of authority, standing in unison with him in his trial. They vowed that no matter the efforts […]