Buhari Dragged to International Criminal Court, ICC

By Uche Mbah President Muhammadu Buhari, who is seeking re-election in the 2019 general elections, has been dragged to the International Criminal Court in The Hague. The case was filed on behalf of unnamed Nigerians by Goran Sluiter, a Professor of International and Criminal Law in the University of Amsterdam. In an interview with an American Television station, Newsmax TV, monitored in Lagos, Sluiter said that Buhari is suspected to have committed a crime against Humanity. “In this Issue, I am representing some clients in Nigeria, and we have submitted,…

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Obasanjo, Again, Rejects Buhari

By Oji Odu Why do Some Nigerians rage and imagine and say so many things, sometimes vain, against former President Olusegun Obasanjo, whenever he says his mind on national issues or criticizes the government in power? Does he, like every other Nigerian not have the right to speech and constructive criticisms? Why is the government in power always jittery whenever Obasanjo speaks? Does that mean that the former President is not really a spent selfish force as some claim? Are his words prophetic, such that quake the wits out of…

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Imo 2019: Outcome of Presidential Election To Decide Ihedioha, Uzodinma’s Fate

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu The Source has learnt that the main gladiators in the March 2nd, 2019 gubernatorial election in Imo state are leaving all options open as to final alliance or alignment till after the presidential election on February 16, 2019.The winner of the presidential election, according to multiple sources who spoke to the magazine in Owerri, the state capital, will determine which of the main contenders eventually enjoys unassailable edge in the Imo guber contest. In the meantime, the magazine was told that some elements of Governor Rochas Okorocha’s…

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NJC: Why Onnoghen, Tanko, Umar May Lose Their Positions

By Uche Mbah With all issues pertaining to the Onnoghen saga converging back on the National Judicial Council, NJC, and the Supreme Court, feelers from informed quarters indicate that both Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, and the Buhari appointed Acting CJN, Mohamed Tanko,  may end up as losers. The Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, Dangiwa Umar, may also suffer the same fate end in this game of Russian Roulette. Recall that the NJC sat Tuesday January, 29, and ruled that both the CJ…

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Police: Lamorde Reappears As DIG

By Bayo Bernard Since his departure as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in 2015 not much has been heard of Ibrahim Lamorde. But the former EFCC boss has resurfaced in the list of newly promoted Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG by Muhammed Adamu, the acting Inspector General of Police, IGP. Following his promotion by President Muhammadu Buhari, Adamu has effected a major shake-up in the force. Lamorde is among those promoted from the rank of commissioner of police to DIG. The IGP had earlier sacked…

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House Overrides Buhari, Governors, Passes Minimum Wage Bill

ByUche Mbah The Federal House of Representatives have passed the minimum wage bill, pegging it at N30,000. President Buhari, bowing to the wish of the governors, had forwarded N27,000 to the house of Reps and the Senate for approval. The postponement of the Senate resumption date means that the House have to wait for the senate to resume for the harmonization. The ad-hoc committee report was unanimously adopted by the house The ad hoc committee report was considered clause by clause before being passed. Ironically, the new minimum wage passed…

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Onnoghen: Saraki’s Move Destabilizes the Presidency, APC Kicks

By Uche Mbah The move by Bukola Saraki, Senate President, to take the suspension, by President  Muhammadu Buhari, of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN  Walter Onnoghen to the Supreme Court took Nigerians and even the Presidency by surprise. The suspension of CJ Onnoghen, resulted in outrage by lawyers and the civil society organizations, and words of caution from the International community. The Senate  had announced that it was breaking its break and convening an emergency meeting to discuss the issue. The meeting, scheduled to hold on Tuesday 29th January…

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Lagos: Tinubu, Obasa Meet To Plot Ambode’s Fall

By Bayo Bernard Former Lagos state governor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has not recovered from the shock of last APC governorship campaign rally in Lagos, where one of his trusted thugs and Treasurer of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, Musiliu Akinsanya, aka Oluomo was stabbed and sustained serious injuries by rival members of the union. The fracas occurred at the Skypower  Ground, Ikeja on January 7. The APC National Leader, the magazine was told blamed Governor Akinwumi Ambode for that incident. His anger against the governor, one time political…

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Ahead Guber Polls, Tension and Division Persist in Cross River APC

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu Beneath the tranquility that pervades Cross River’s political turf lies debilitating tension in the state chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC. Internal wrangling in the party has defied all mediation efforts. The 2019 gubernatorial election is 34 days away and indications are that in Cross River, APC is going into the election a divided house. Crisis erupted in Cross River Chapter of APC during ward, local government and state congress of the party leaving the party polarized down the line after parallel congresses produced two factional state…

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The Sun Awards Seriake Dickson, Ugwuanyi, Others

Emperor Chris Baywood Ibe,Mrs. Pat Ibe and Mr. Uchenna Ibe

On Saturday 25th of January 2019, The Sun Publishing Limited amid pomp, held 2019 edition of the prestigious Sun Award, at the high brow Expo Convention Centres, Eko Hotels and Suits, Victoria Island Lagos. Some of the people honoured were Governor Nasir El-Rufai, Hon. Seriake Dickson, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Justice Suzzette Wike and Emperor Chris Baywood Ibe. Following; some personalities present at the event. By Uche Nwosisi

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