UN Exposes FG Over Dapchi Girls Release

By Akinwale Kasali The United Nations has exposed the Federal Government over the release of the Dapchi girls that were abducted months back. UN disclosed that the FG paid a huge ransom to Boko Haram for the release of the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls in March 2018. The government had denied reports that it paid millions of Euros for the release of the girls, noting that the hostages were released in exchange for detained Boko Haram commanders. But the UN report stated that ransom from abductions, donations from charity groups and…

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APC Shops for Buhari’s Replacement, Eyes a Younger Candidate

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu Though the All Progressives Congress, APC, has dismissed insinuations that President Muhammadu Buhari may withdraw from the 2019 presidential election, party insiders have confided in The Source that there are indeed a concerted efforts to put in place a plan B in the event that the president eventually yields to pressure to back out of the race on age and health grounds. There are indications that prominent political leaders and Emirs in the North are pilling pressure on Buhari to withdraw from the race, not only on…

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Why Buhari Cannot Sack Security Political Appointees?

By Stephen Ubanna More facts have emerged why  President Muhammadu Buhari, could not muster the political will  to fire   his political security  Chieftains fingered over the last three years  to be an embarrassment to the Administration because of their actions.This is because the security Chieftains were  said to have  a dossier on how he was elected President  of Federal Republic of Nigeria and Commander -In -Chief of the Armed Forforces in  the 2015 general election. Buhari may have had at the back of his mind that the security Chieftains  and…

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Akpabio may lose seat when National Assembly reconvenes

By Uche Mbah Senate may not reconvene on Tuesday 14th August 2018 as is being speculated in certain quarters. It has been discovered that as at Monday, the 13th, the Senate Presidency, through the Clark of the house, have not issued any memo to the senators to reconvene after the National Assembly went on Recess. It will be recalled that the All Progressives Congress, APC, chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, had insisted on National television that the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, must be impeached within the confines…

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NASS Siege: How Daura’s Incompetence Tipped Off Saraki, Precipitated Counter Measures

By Uche Mbah The siege on National Assembly, which has come to epitomize the height of national embarrassment, is the story of a script gone awry. Lawan Daura, until recently the boss at the Directorate of State Security, DSS, was in the eye of the storm. And he has paid dearly for it. Unconfirmed reports indicate that, in the days preceding the siege, a group of masked men came to Akpo quarters in a van. They were suspected to be on a mission. They arrived the house of a senator…

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Why APC Offered Ekweremadu, Akpabio Senate Presidency, Vice Presidential Slot

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu The source has been informed of how the All Progressives Congress, APC and a cabal around President Muhammadu Buhari dangled irresistible offers before the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and the Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpbabio to ditch the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. However, while Ekweremadu out rightly rejected the offers, Akpabio, with eyes on a higher political realm, asked for time to think. Rattled by the defections of 14 of its Senators and 34 House of Reps members to the PDP, the APC national leadership…

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Akpabio: Blackmail, Betrayal and Intimidations Trail his Expected Crossover to APC

By Uche Mbah It started as a rumour. Godswill Akpabio, former governor of Akwa Ibom state, who has been vocal in the criticism of the failures of the Federal Government, suddenly is making plans to decamp to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. He is of the Opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and, before the Tsunami of defections, the Senate Minority leader. As things stand now, when the Senate convenes in September, if the restive ruling party did not effect a Kangaroo change of guard as alleged by the PDP,…

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PDP may settle for Tambuwal as Atiku, Others Kick

The race for 2019 may have been settled with the Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal highly favored by the to clinch the Peoples Democratic Party nomination. If the happens, he will for now face president Muhammadu Buhari as the coalition of political parties will automatically give him their full backing, if the memorandum of understanding, MOU, signed by over thirty political parties are to go by. Baring last minute changes, Buhari may still be the candidate if he has been able to survive the trauma of betrayals of his defecting…

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Despite Betraying Saraki, APC Suspends Shehu Sanni Indefinitely

By Uche Mbah The theater of the absurd being witnessed in the country to a bizarre turn when the All Progressives congress APC suspended Senator Shehu Sanni for his “various acts of misconduct and disrespectful attitude towards his constituents”. Sanni has been at the forefront of anti establishment campaign in the Senate, that it was already assumed to be the number one person to decamp to PDP. But it was not to be. He was allegedly reined in by the All Progressives Congress leadership. First, Asiwaju Tinubu contacted him, clearing…

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Defections:Despite Oshiomholes Braggadocio, APC continues to hemorrhage

More defections continue from the secretariat of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to principally the Peoples democratic party, PDP, since the massive defection of over fourteen senators and thirty five members of the House of Representatives decamped to the opposition peoples democratic Party, PDP. Since then, the fortunes of the ruling party APC has been on implosion activated mode. Following the aftermath of the defections, the Benue state governor was compelled to defect due to pressures from Benue Youth, and he took majority of his local government chairmen with him.…

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