APC Planning to Influence 2019 Elections with Military Operations – PDP

“Our investigation shows that part of the plot is to use the military operation as a subterfuge to unleash heavy security presence to intimidate, harass and instil fear in voters in PDP strongholds across the country and pave the way for the allocation of fictitious votes to President Buhari and the APC,” the spokesman of the opposition party, Kola Ologbondiyan, said in a statement on … Continue reading APC Planning to Influence 2019 Elections with Military Operations – PDP

Zimbabwe’s scaled-back Christmas celebrations

Most Zimbabweans have been unable to afford Christmas treats because of soaring inflation, writes the BBC’s Shingai Nyoka from the capital, Harare. Two women with large trolleys had come prepared to stock up for the holiday season, but they looked at each other in dismay. “What kind of a party are we going to have?” one asked the other. They were staring at a notice … Continue reading Zimbabwe’s scaled-back Christmas celebrations

Mexican Asylum Seekers into US Are to Be Returned Back for Asylum Proceedings

The U.S. has reached a deal with the Mexican government to force asylum seekers at its southern border to remain in Mexico while they wait to bring their case before an American immigration judge, a process that could take several months or even years, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced at a congressional hearing on Thursday. The new policy, effective immediately, is the latest attempt by the Trump administration … Continue reading Mexican Asylum Seekers into US Are to Be Returned Back for Asylum Proceedings

The Current Situation in Nigeria

A USIP Fact Sheet President Buhari’s 2015 election saw the country’s first peaceful transfer of power to an opposition candidate. Elections raised hopes that some of Nigeria’s most pressing problems—including weak governance, corruption, the Boko Haram insurgency, and persistent intercommunal conflicts—could soon be under control. Despite President Buhari’s vision for reform, the country’s security challenges are surging as the factors that fuel violent conflicts remain … Continue reading The Current Situation in Nigeria

The Risk of Election Violence in Nigeria is Not Where You Think

Containing violence at the state level will be key to a peaceful election Wednesday, December 5, 2018 / BY: Oge Onubogu ; Idayat Hassan Nigeria’s political parties are in full campaign mode ahead of national and state-level elections early next year, and unfortunately signs are emerging that election-related violence is a real possibility. It’s not too late, however, for Nigerians and the international community to take steps to reduce … Continue reading The Risk of Election Violence in Nigeria is Not Where You Think

Buhari Presidency plotting to plunge the 2019 elections into a needless controversy – PDP /PPCO

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari yesterday declined signing the Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2018 into law, saying that it was capable of derailing preparations for 2019 polls. It was the fourth time he would reject the bill as previous rejections were based on observed errors. The President said he did not want to impose on the country the electoral uncertainty his assent might cause. He said that changing … Continue reading Buhari Presidency plotting to plunge the 2019 elections into a needless controversy – PDP /PPCO

Russia will build missiles if US leaves treaty, Putin warns

Russia will develop missiles banned under a Cold War agreement if the US exits the pact, President Vladimir Putin has warned. His comments follow Nato’s accusation on Tuesday that Russia has already broken the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. Signed in 1987 by the US and USSR, it banned both countries’ use of all short and medium-range missiles. But Mr Putin says the accusation is … Continue reading Russia will build missiles if US leaves treaty, Putin warns

Hunters; pay us we’re ready to fight terrorism — NEWSSPLASHBLOG

Hunters said they were ready to help infighting terrorists provided they were incorporated in the salary scheme and provided with enough logistics to fight the terrorists. The National Adviser of Board of Trustees of the association, Chief Yusuf Alao, disclosed this while receiving a confirmation certificate as the new National Adviser of the association. hunters said they were ready to help infighting terrorists provided they … Continue reading Hunters; pay us we’re ready to fight terrorism — NEWSSPLASHBLOG

Negotiating new Leadership for Nigeria

Leadership have been identified as a service which combine all human and nonhuman resources nurturing them to produce real and measurable results in any organisation or society. Any society without leaders with inherent ability to manage people and resources properly always fail. The failure of the Nigerian society is regtetable given inherent human reaources and immeasurable minerals deposits. The paucity of able men to steer … Continue reading Negotiating new Leadership for Nigeria

Houston police chief: Vote out politicians only “offering prayers” after shootings – Tillet

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo slammed elected officials for inaction on the state and federal level in response to repeated shootings at schools across the country. His comments come in the wake of the latest school shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas which left 10 people dead. Appearing on CBS News’ “Face the Nation” Sunday, Acevedo said that political leaders are failing to … Continue reading Houston police chief: Vote out politicians only “offering prayers” after shootings – Tillet

Two Obvious Gaffe in the Tuccano Purchase

The hue and cry on the propriety of the Federal Government payment for 12 unit of A-29 Tuccano Super Fighter Jets without due consent from the National Assembly still remain a mystery in public discussions. Clear facts revealed that several terror groups are challenging Nigerians’ security and killing innocent civilians on daily basis; the Nigerian Army need better air support to dislodge these terror groups … Continue reading Two Obvious Gaffe in the Tuccano Purchase

RE: The 8th Senate, Not IGP Idris Is The Real Enemy Of Democracy By Bala Ibrahim

I am never a fan of Nigerian politician, I have never believed in the processes and operations of the Nigerian National Assembly and I am mortified at the numbers of cases against the present members of this eight Senate of the federal Republic, yet we need to face issues when our national institution of democratic governance are being ridiculed in the public domain. Most Nigerians … Continue reading RE: The 8th Senate, Not IGP Idris Is The Real Enemy Of Democracy By Bala Ibrahim

The 8th Senate, Not IGP Idris Is The Real Enemy Of Democracy By Bala Ibrahim

In the heat of Police investigations into the crimes Mr. Melaye was being accused of, he was intercepted at the Airport trying to leave the country and was detained by the men of the Nigerian Immigration Service, his passport having been seized. The “distinguished” Senator snatched his passport from the Immigration officers and ran out of the custody of the Immigration Service to the residence … Continue reading The 8th Senate, Not IGP Idris Is The Real Enemy Of Democracy By Bala Ibrahim

Third Force Movement: Oyinlola Dumps APC

Former Osun State governor, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola has written the APC NEC of his intention to leave the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr. Oyinlola communicated his decision to the leadership of the party through a letter received at the National Secretariat of the APC in Abuja on Wednesday. It is understood that Oyinlola, alongside others would be floating a new political party soonest. Former … Continue reading Third Force Movement: Oyinlola Dumps APC

Conspiracy Theory: Security Men, Lawmakers Conspired To Steal The Mace-Police

The Divisional Police Officer in the National Assembly, CSP Sulu-Gambari Abdul, on Wednesday blamed the April 18 invasion of the Senate and removal of the mace by hoodlums on an internal conspiracy between the security men and legislators. The Divisional Police Officer in the National Assembly, CSP Sulu-Gambari Abdul, on Wednesday blamed the April 18 invasion of the Senate and removal of the mace by hoodlums … Continue reading Conspiracy Theory: Security Men, Lawmakers Conspired To Steal The Mace-Police

Nigeria’s President Draws Criticism for Seeking Medical Care Abroad

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria, who visited the White House last month, traveled to Britain this week to seek medical care for an undisclosed illness.CreditChip Somodevilla/Getty Images By Emmanuel Akinwotu May 8, 2018 ABUJA, Nigeria — President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria, who has urged politicians not to go abroad to seek medical care, has traveled to Britain on his fifth official trip to see a doctor … Continue reading Nigeria’s President Draws Criticism for Seeking Medical Care Abroad

Trump slams Kerry over ‘shadow diplomacy’ to save Iran deal -CNN

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Monday to condemn former Secretary of State John Kerry for engaging in “shadow diplomacy” to try to preserve the Iran nuclear deal by holding meetings and speaking with major players, who, like Kerry, do not want Trump to withdraw the US from the agreement. Then U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Speaks With Hossein Fereydoun, the brother of Iranian … Continue reading Trump slams Kerry over ‘shadow diplomacy’ to save Iran deal -CNN

What Saraki, Dogara Told Buhari About Dino Melaye’s Travail, 2018 Budget

@APROKOGIRL The Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara on Monday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to compel the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris to obey the laws of Nigeria. Both presiding officers of the National Assembly had earlier met with Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Speaking with State House Correspondents after the closed-door session, both presiding … Continue reading What Saraki, Dogara Told Buhari About Dino Melaye’s Travail, 2018 Budget

Saraki, Dogara Report Police IG To Buhari Over Disdain For Senate, Melaye

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met behind closed doors with the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki; and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara. The meeting was held inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja shortly after Buhari returned from his weekend trip to his hometown, Daura in Katsina State. At the end of the meeting, Saraki and Dogara told State House correspondents that they … Continue reading Saraki, Dogara Report Police IG To Buhari Over Disdain For Senate, Melaye

Libyan commander declares ‘zero hour’ for campaign to take city — peoples trust toronto

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J May 7, 2018 By Ayman al-Warfalli BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) – Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar announced the start of military operations to “liberate” Derna on Monday after his forces clashed with rivals on the outskirts of the eastern city. “Zero hour for the liberation of Derna has struck. Our army forces are now targeting their […] via Libyan commander declares ‘zero hour’ for campaign to take … Continue reading Libyan commander declares ‘zero hour’ for campaign to take city — peoples trust toronto