Inspector Micheal Olubode, a policeman attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) is facing internal disciplinary action for dressing improperly, the Nigerian police said. (SARS operative facing disciplinary action for improper dressing) Olubode’s mode of dressing caught the attention of Nigeria public in recent weeks. In one of the pictures posted on Nigeria police’s twitter handle, Olubode was dressed in a black strip jeans trouser with a black cap flipped backwards accompanied with a black sunglass. He also wore a black sleeveless jacket on top of an open black inner-wear. Olubode was also carrying a gun posing otherwise as a police officer. https://twitter.com/PoliceNG Nigerians for weeks circulated his pictures on social media platforms, expressing displeasure at t
Presiding Pastor, Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has sent a message to Nigerians in celebration Independence Day. Apostle Suleman, in celebration of Nigeria at 59, prayed that the country should be restored even as he urged the rights of Nigerians not to be trampled on for political greed. It is reported that Buhari via a nationwide broadcast to mark Nigeria’s 59th independence anniversary in Abuja on Tuesday, said his administration’s attention was increasingly being focused on cyber-crimes and the abuse of technology through hate speech and other divisive material being propagated on social media. The President enjoined all citizens to always exercise restraint, tolerance and mutual respect in airing their grievances and frustrations. Apostle Suleman
Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has lamented the fact that Nigerian’s especially those on social media are very concerned about the fate of former Big Brother Naija housemate, Tacha despite the sorry state most of them live in. Social media has been awash in the last two days after organisers of the reality TV show, disqualified Tacha following her assault on fellow housemate, Mercy during an altercation. The reactions of Nigerian’s following the eviction of Tacha, got FFK furious as he took to his Twitter page to berate the attention given to the suspended housemate who tormented other contestants while she was still part of the show. He wrote; “Nigerian’s are more concerned about the fate of Big Brother Naija’s Tacha than they are about the sorry plight that Buhari
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has filed a cross-appeal against the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal which affirmed the election of its candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari. Although the eventual judgment of the tribunal was in its favour, the party is by its cross-appeal challenging some aspects of the September 11, 2019, verdict of the tribunal. In its cross-appeal filed before the Supreme Court, the party specifically prayed that some documents and evidence led by the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate, the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, be expunged from the records. The APC asked the apex court to expunge the testimonies of petitioners witnesses 40, 59 and 60. It asked the apex court to set aside the decision of the tribu...
Nigerian musician cum politician, Banky W has reacted to the ruling of a Federal High Court in Abuja ordering the Department of State Services to immediately release pro-democracy activist, Omoyele Sowore, on bail. In a series of Tweets, Banky W described Nigeria as a county that prides itself in punishing the innocent. See his Tweets below. “I’m so thankful that our justice system made the right call by granting the release of Omoyele Sowore. Nigeria has a way of punishing the innocent and trampling on the rights, dreams and hopes of the regular citizens. “Every time our leaders do wrong and get away with it, we lose a little piece of our soul. We become numb, we lose hope, and we subconsciously accept that this is how things are and there’s nothing we can say or do to change i
The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the immediate release of the detained publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore. The court made the order after saying on Tuesday that there was no extant order allowing Mr Sowore’s further detention before the court. The court said Mr Sowore must deposit his international passport within 48 hours after his release and ordered that his lawyer, Femi Falana, should be responsible for producing him in court once he has been notified of the charge against him. The judge, Taiwo Taiwo, said the law provides for the freedom of all Nigerians regardless of economic or political status. “The order of court has expired. It has not been renewed and cannot be renewed in view of the motion ex-parte earlier withdrawn,” the judge said. “The
Sowore was abducted and detained by the Department of State Services for organizing a series of protests against bad governance in Nigeria tagged, #RevolutionNow. The federal high court sitting in Abuja has heard arguments for and against the release of pro-democracy campaigner and human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore. Sowore was abducted and detained by the Department of State Services for organising a series of protests against bad governance in Nigeria tagged, #RevolutionNow. Initial Stall Just as the case was about to commence, Femi Falana, counsel to the defendant prayed Justice Taiwo Taiwo, the presiding judge to grant a delay in proceedings until 11 am to accommodate more of Sowore's counsels who were on their way. Proceedings At the commencement of proceedings, the p...
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has directed the Governing Council of the Rivers State University to continue with the suspended employment exercise for academic and non-academic staff. While inaugurating the University Students’ Union building yesterday at the school premises, Wike said he was compelled to suspend the exercise because of the negative issues that bedevilled it. The governor said: “I suspended the process for the employment exercise due to the issues that emanated from it. The committee that I set up to investigate the process has turned in its report, and I am satisfied with the report of the committee. Therefore, I have informed the pro-Chancellor to go ahead with the employment exercise.” Wike said unlike other leaders, he has never interfered with the
Alhaji Muhammed Aliyu, the Kogi Chairman of the Nigeria Peoples Congress (NPC) has resigned from the party and withdrawn from the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state. Aliyu announced this in a statement he made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja, saying that his action was ”with immediate effect”. Aliyu, who is also the governorship candidate of the party in the forthcoming gubernatorial election, said that he had sent his letter of resignation to the National Chairman of the party. “Among several reasons for my decision, is my desire to continue to maintain the integrity with which I left the public service after 35 years of meritorious service as executive director. “I discovered that the political arena is not a place where I can continue t
The National Economic Council (NEC), comprising the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, 36 state governors, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Minister of Finance, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, among others met in Abuja on Thursday. Speaking to newsmen, Gov. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State, disclosed that he and his colleagues discussed the Economic Management Team (EMT) and the newly formed Economic Advisory Council (EAC) with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Yahaya said: “Governors requested for clarification from NEC’s chairman-the vice president, on the relationship between NEC and the newly informed Economic Advisory Council. “And the vice president explained that those councils are advisory for the benefit of the President while NEC is established by the constitution
The National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia on Wednesday dismissed the petition against the Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe, challenging his re-election as senator for Abia South. The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) and its candidate, Mr Chris Nkwonta, had approached the court to nullify the declaration of the Abaribe of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as winner of the Feb. 23 poll on the ground that it was marred with irregularities. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nkwonta claimed to have won the majority of the lawful votes cast. He urged the tribunal to declare him winner or order a rerun in some polling units over allegation of invalid accreditation and overvoting. Delivering the judgement, a member ...