Ekiti: Police, Community Differ Over Herdsmen Attack

Ayodele Oni, Ado Ekiti Few days after Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state had a meeting with leaders of herdsmen in the state on how to curb incessant attacks on farmers, two persons were reported killed in Iyemero raising more questions of the capacity of the police to contain killings by suspected Fulani herdsmen. Thus following the attack, the Ekiti state police command has received a haul of condemnation for not doing its job to protect the life of the citizenry and dishing out false information. The Iyemero community and…

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Court Case: Atiku’s Server Evidence Brings International Dimension To His Case

Reports that the Peoples Democratic Party flag bearer, Atiku Abubakar may invite Microsoft, IBM and Oracle experts to prove that he actually got the result from the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC,, server may have opened a new vista in a case that has already proved to be controversial. Recall that Atiku has released results that he claimed were the authentic 2019 presidential results from the official server of INEC. In the result posted, Atiku claimed he won the election by 1.6 million votes, even without the result from Rivers…

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IMF Advice: Queues Creep Back to Fuel Stations, FG considers N250 per Liter

Uche Mbah Following the advice of the International Monetary Fund, IMF, that Nigeria should go the whole hog and remove the subsidy on downstream oil products, government is said to be geared towards a phased increase in pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS. Hours after the announcement by the IMF boss, there appeared long queues at the filling stations. The IMF had advised Federal Government to remove subsidy on Premium Motor Spirits, PMS, for enhancement of economic recovery. Speaking in Washington, the IMF boss, Christiana Lagarde, insisted that subsidy…

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Al Bashir: Buhari Summons Security Chiefs

Probably rattled by the the increasing spike of regime changes in recent times in African countries, President Buhari today summoned Security Chiefs in a meeting in Aso Rock hours after the Sudanese President, Muhammed Al Bashir, threw in the towel as the military took over power in Sudan for the next two years. Bashir thus joined other Africans that lost their seats due to protests, where the military aligned with the people to oust a sitting president. He joins Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, Hosni Mubarack of Egypt, Abdelazeez Bouteflika of…

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Solid Minerals Minning: Proceeds May Have been Going Into Private Pockets

The Zamfara Killings may have opened up a Pandora’s Box of strange doings in the Northern part of the Country, where illegal Mining has been taking place for ages with nothing coming out of it for the common good. And Zamfara is not alone in the natural endowment in solid minerals Millions of Metric tones of Solid Minerals are to be found, not only in the North, but also in the southern part  of the country. For example, apart from Gold found in Zamfara, it is also found in very…

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Ondo: APC, PDP Gang Up Against Akeredolu’s Re-Election Bid

By Ayodele Oni, Akure Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has been enmeshed in one crisis or the other since he won the primary election of All Progressives Congress, APC in Ondo state in 2015 which has greatly affected the fortune of the party particularly during the last general election. The party only won only one out of three senate seats and five out of the nine seats in the House of Representatives. The situation would have been worse in the House of Assembly election if not for the conscription of former Governor…

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Okorocha Plants Landmines on Ihedioha’s Path

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu Out-going Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha,  whose second and final tenure ends on May 29, 2019, will be leaving behind a landmine for the in-coming governor, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, The Source has learnt. Ihedioha won the March 9, 2019 Imo governorship election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Still smarting from his failure to install, as successor, his son-in-law and candidate of the Action Alliance, AA, Uche Nwosu, in the governorship election, Okorocha has allegedly perfected plans to force monumental financial obligation on…

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Zamfara: Nigeria Runs On Autopilot, Killings linked to Illegal Gold Mines

By Uche Mbah Over the years, blood has been dripping from the rafters of governance in state with the story being subsumed in political expedience and apparent nonchalance from the All Progressives Congress led Federal government. But the recent massacre has become significant because it came at a time when Nigeria is on Auto pilot. Currently, all the principal heads of governance in Nigeria are outside the country on one engagement or the other. The President, Vice president and the senate President are out of the Country, leaving a constitutional…

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Lagos: Tinubu’s Absence Divides Party

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By Bayo Bernard Before the former Lagos state governor and All Progressives Congress, APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu boarded his private jet, Dassault Falcon-900DX (VP-CBT) three weeks ago to Abuja, the nation’s capital, all was well with the state chapter of the party. While on the less than one hour journey to Nigeria’s seat of power all that dominated his mind was how to rein in, or as some put it, to whip into line all APC lawmakers in the National Assembly to support the candidature of Ahmed…

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NASS Tussle: Tinubu Relocates To Abuja

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By Akinwale Kasali In a quest to impose Femi Gbajabiamila and Ahmed Lawan as the Speaker of the House of Representatives and Senate President in the 9th Assembly, All Progressives Congress, APC, leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has relocated to Abuja to further strategize and plot the imposition of his candidates on members of the House of Assembly. Since last week, Tinubu has shifted base from his Bourdillion abode in Lagos to the country’s seat of power, Abuja, in a bid to perfect his plan. However, his absence in Lagos,…

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