Category Archives: Political News

Nigerian Air Force bombs Boko Haram terrorists during a meeting

On Friday, October 18, some Boko Haram terrorists were killed in a bombardment of their meeting venue by the Air Task Force (ATF) of the operation ‘Lafiya Dole’. The bombardment was in Ngoske at the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno State. The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said the attack was executed, following successive days of Intelligence, Surveillance and

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Aggressive Clashes Worsen In Barcelona Between Protesters, and Police

A general strike and mass protests brought Catalonia to a halt after Spain’s top court jailed nine separatist leaders at Barcelona’s opera house on Friday where a performance of Turandot was cancelled Accordding to reports from Channels Tv, On the fifth day of a massive mobilisation against Monday’s Supreme Court judgement, the operatic shutdown was a symbol for how the

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Buhari sympathises with Onitsha tanker fire victims

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of a mother and her child as a result of an oil tanker accident in Onitsha, in Anambra State. Reacting to the incident, president Buhari on Wednesday said: “I am profoundly touched by the sight of the charred remains of an innocent mother and her child who are victims of this

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After God is Goodluck Jonathan, Bauchi governor declares

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has praised the qualities of former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan. The state governor who made the comments on Sunday in Abuja during a meeting of the Reconciliation Committee and Campaign Councils for Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections scheduled for November 16, also stated that after God is Jonathan. According to him, the former

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Why I Left Nigeria For Two Months – Aisha Buhari Opens Up

Aisha Buhari, the wife of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has denied any face-off between her and her husband. Naija News reports that the Nigeria’s First Lady denied speculations suggesting that there was a rift between her and President Buhari and suggesting that the rift caused her absence from Nigeria for an unusually extended period. Recall that Aisha has reportedly been

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PHOTOS: Governor Sanwo-Olu Apprehends Traffic Defaulters

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday apprehended some traffic defaulters. Sanwo-Olu in his statement stressed that there is no excuse for road users to break traffic rules. The Governor said, “There’s no excuse for road users to break traffic rules by taking one-way and going against traffic. Today was an unlucky day for perpetrators of this selfish

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‘Don’t Tempt Me’ Into Entering The 2020 Presidential Race – Hillary Clinton Fires Back At Trump

Hillary Clinton has fired back at President Donald Trump after he taunted her about entering the 2020 presidential election. “Don’t tempt me, Don’t tempt me. Do your job,” Clinton said in response to an earlier tweet from Trump that said, “I think that Crooked Hillary Clinton should enter the race to try and steal it away from Uber Left Elizabeth

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EFCC Recovers Bags Of Money From INEC Office In Zamfara

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday took away four ‘Ghana-must-go’ bags containing money from the Zamfara office of INEC. The operatives were at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Gusau in continuation of its investigation over alleged non-payment of adhoc staff who conducted the 2019 general election. The EFCC operatives reportedly arrived at

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President Buhari allegedly getting married to Sadia Umar Farouq – Nigerians react

Sources in Aso Rock disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari is getting married to Sadia Umar Farouq in a marriage to be held privately on Friday. Nigerians have now taken to their social media pages to react to the information of President Muhammadu Buhari getting married to Sadia Umar Farouq who’s the current Minister for Humanitarian Affairs Disaster Management. See reactions

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Nigerian Court Orders Invictus Obi’s N280m Forfeited

The Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the forfeiture of N280,555,010.65 to the Federal Government of Nigeria, belonging to the companies: Invictus Oil and Gas Limited and Invictus Investment Limited. The sum is in the bank accounts of the companies believed to belong to the indicted 31-year old Nigerian, Invictus Obi (real name: Obinwanne George Okeke) who is currently

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CLASSIFIED: Borno recruits 1,000 Hunters with “special abilities to disappear” to fight Boko Haram ⋆

The Executive Governor of Borno state, Babagana Zulum has begun to wage spiritual warfare against Boko Haram insurgents, by hiring 1,000 traditional hunters who are skilled in the art of diabolism. These traditionalists were recruited from the North-East and North-West zones of the country These skilled Hunters can be likened to the Japanese Ninjas, who possess supernatural powers such as

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Lagos issues 7 days ultimatum to traders, transporters

Lagos State Government has issued seven days ultimatum to traders, transporters and others obstructing traffic in some areas of the state to vacate all roadsides or face the wrath of the law. The identified areas that will be affected by the ultimatum for now are, Iyana Ipaja bus stop, Ikotun bus stop, Oyingbo, Yaba, Ketu, Ikorodu roundabout and Lekki/Ajah area. The

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Troops kill three terrorists in night ambush

The Army has stated that it neutralised terrorists and fatally wounded others following an ambush by troops of Special Special Response Area (SRA) in the Gwoza axis. Arms and ammunition were also recovered from the terrorists. According to a statement signed by Colonel Ado Isa Deputy Director Army Public Relations 7 Division, the troops acted on credible intelligence.

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Fani-Kayode reacts as gunmen invade Kaduna school, kidnap six girls, 2 others

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, on Thursday reacted to news that unknown gunmen abducted six school girls in Kaduna state. Victhorebuz reviews that unknown gunmen had on Friday kidnapped six girls and two teachers from Engravers college in Chikun local government of Kaduna state. In a tweet, Fani-Kayode, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic party, PDP, entreated the government of

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I‘ll remain loyal to Buhari, says Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has promised not to compromise his loyalty to President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigeria. The pledge came amidst reports of a crack in the Presidency allegedly caused by recent changes. The promise of the VP was contained in a magazine entitled, ‘This is Nigeria’ circulated on Tuesday night during the October 1, 2019 Independence Day Dinner held

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Nigerian Army begins new moves against insurgency

The Nigerian Army says it has stepped up operations nationwide to ensure a peaceful and conducive atmosphere for all citizens and residents. This is in immediate effective response to president Buhari’s assurance of complete eradication of boko-haram insurgency during his presidential speech yesterday being Independence Day. Colonel Aminu Iliyasu, Army operations media coordinator disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday,

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Nigeria at 59: Buhari vows to fight cyber-crimes

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration’s attention is increasingly being focused on cyber-crimes and the abuse of technology through hate speech and other divisive material being propagated on social media. The Nigerian leader made this known when he addressed the nation via a broadcast to mark Nigeria’s 59th Independence Anniversary in Abuja on Tuesday. The president enjoined all citizens to

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Ganduje’s aide, Yakassai mocks Osinbajo, calls him ‘vp academics’

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s media aide, Salihu Tanko Yakasai, famously called Dawisu, has defined Prof. Yemi Osinbajo as ‘vice president academics.’ Yakasai made the mockery observation through his reliable Twitter handle with @dawisu, on Wednesday even as responding to a tweet by one @bhulaskonsult. @bhulaskonsult had asked, ”It appears every body in Nigeria is in new york for UN assembly?.” But,

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‘We Will Mobilize Nigerian Youths To Plant 25 Million Trees’ – Buhari To UN

President Muhammadu Buhari has said as part of plans to enhance Nigeria’s carbon sink, the federal government will mobilize its youths to plant 25 million trees across the country. Buhari said this while addressing world leaders at the United Nations Climate Action Summit tagged “A Race We Can Win. A Race We Must Win” on Monday. According to his media

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FG charges Sowore with treasonable felony, accuses him of insulting Buhari

The Federal Government on Friday filed seven counts of treasonable felony and money laundering against the Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore. Sowore, publisher of SaharaReporters and a presidential candidate in the February 2019 presidential election is charged along with Olawale Bakare, also known as Mandate. The charges were signed on behalf of t‎he Attorney-General of the Federation and

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President Buhari Sacks Head of Service, Oyo-Ita

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Mrs. Folashade Yemi-Esan as the Acting Head of the Civil Service of the Federation with immediate effect. Dr. Mrs. Yemi-Esan, who is the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum Resources takes over from Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita, who has been directed to proceed on an indefinite leave to allow conclusion of the

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