Mr. President is not in charge of this nation – Wole Soyinka reveals

128 ViewsPresident Muhammadu Buhari is not in charge of Nigeria, said, Prof Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, on Thursday. Soyinka was reacting to the letter written to Buhari by the former military governor of Kaduna State, Col. Abubakar Dangiwa Umar(retd), wherein he advised Buhari to change his mode of appointments, noting that his skewed appointments into offices of the Federal Government, favouring some and frustrating others, would bring ruin and destruction to the country. However, this is not the first time Soyinka is condemning Buhari’s actions and administrative modus operandi, since…

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Fire Guts Aso Rock Presidential Villa Store

304 ViewsThere was a fire incident at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday. The fire outbreak at a store close to the Villa Chapel was said to have been triggered by an electrical spark. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, described the incident as minor. Shehu attributed the fire incident to an electrical spark. The presidential aide said the incident was recorded Thursday afternoon at a store near the State House Chapel in the Presidential Villa. He said: “The incident, linked to an…

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Senate President Lawan, others storm Orji Kalu’s residence [PHOTOS]

379 ViewsSenate President Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday, led other Senators to the residence of the Chief Whip of the upper legislative chamber, Orji Uzor Kalu, after the Abia lawmaker was released from prison during the week. The former Abia State Governor regained freedom on Wednesday after months of incarceration. He walked out of Kuje Correctional Centre after the completion of his release formalies. Recall that the former Governor, alongside a former Director of Finance and Account of Abia State, Ude Jones Udeogu, were arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes…

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Kogi Bank Robbery: PDP Candidate,Engr. Musa Wada, Strongly Condemns Attacks Insalu attack commiserates with the deceased family.

2,984 ViewsPDP candidate, Engr. Musa Wada, has condemned the Insalu attack by yet unidentified gunmen in Kogi state in the early hours of Thursday . Wada described the attack, which reportedly claimed the lives of many police officers and citizens of Insalu at the location, as despicable. He said the incident defies logic and should be condemned without reservation by all right-thinking Kogites.   Engr Musa Wada, While commisserating with the families of the people that lost their lives during the attack, adding that the robbery incident, though painful, would…

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Kogi Popular Writer, Onoja Celebrates Fiancé’s Birthday in Grand Style By John Adaji

217 Views A Kogi State popular writer and social media influencer, Onoja Johnson Baba also known as Integrity has taken to the social media to mark his would-be wife’s birthday. Onoja who served as one of the media team leaders for Prince Mustapha Mona Audu’s Kogi governorship campaign in 2019 and has been in the news recently for having a face-off with the Chief Press Secretary to the Kogi State deputy governor, Promise Emmanuel, made an announcement earlier today on his official facebook handle about his lady’s birthday and his…

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IYLA congratulate Gaba Idu and the Entire Igala Nation as Court Decleared Ajaokuta, Lokoja and Koton karfi an Igala Entity.

127 Views  The Igala Youth Leaders Assembly, IYLA congratulates his Royal Majesty Dr Idakwo Ameh Oboni 11 and the entire Igala nation as court declared Ajaokuta, Lokoja and koton-karfe as Igala entity. The FHC judgement on the ownership of Ajaokuta, Lokoja and Kotonkarfe in favour of Gabaidu Dr Idakwo Ameh Oboni 11 and the Igala nation was a well deserved victory. We are quite estatic and enthusiastic about this recent developments as history is the eternal metaphor that embrocate the wheel of justice.We saw this truth as no property of…

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Breaking : Bayelsa State Dep Governor Made History, the 1st serving Gov/Dep gov to waive his/her immunity & honour a court summons.

13,227 ViewsBayelsa State deputy gov Lawrence Oborawharievwo Ewhrudjakpo today made history as the 1st serving Gov/Dep gov to waive his/her immunity & honour a court summons. He displayed copies of his NYSC discharge certificate before the state elections tribunal sitting in. READ ALSO: Kogi : A bank rubbery in Isolu in Yagba west 16 police killed set police station ablaze OBSERVERS TIMES  earlier reported that The Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, on Tuesday, withdrew the motion he filed to vacate the subpoena that was issued for him to appear…

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BREAKING: Soldier climbs tower, insists on committing suicide

493 ViewsFor over an hour, residents of Jalingo, Taraba State, have been struggling to save a military man from committing suicide. The soldier, whose name is given as Ali, has climbed the Welcome to Taraba Roadblock Tower -over 24fts high, and is threatening to jump down. He is speaking in Hausa and pidgin, saying: “I want to die. Allow me to jump down and die.” But the youth who have gathered there are begging him: “Please do not jump. We don’t want you to die.” Ali is seen on the…

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NAHCON: Countries with high COVID-19 cases may be banned from hajj

126 ViewsZikrullah Kunle Hassan, chairman and chief executive officer of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), says Saudi Arabia may ban countries with high prevalence of COVID-19 cases from participating in hajj. He made this known at a conference hosted by the Association of Hajj and Umrah Operators of Nigeria, which held via Zoom, and had as its theme, “The Future of Hajj and Umrah Operations after the Pandemic”. In a statement issued after the conference on Wednesday by Mousa Ubandawaki, assistant director of information and publication, NAHCON, the…

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Over 10,000 APC Members Decamp to PDP in Kwara

788 ViewsThe intral party crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state Thursday took a new dimension as no fewer than 10,000 members of the party decamped to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. The decampees were mostly from Kwara north senatorial district, the stronghold of Kwara state governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq. The aggrieved former APC members had last week in a statement announced their defection plan and made good that decision Thursday at a brief ceremony at the PDP state secretariat in Ilorin, the…

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