El-Zakzaky Departs Nigeria for India

Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, would be allowed to depart Nigeria today through the Abuja International Airport to India. source: linkedin El-Zakzaky would be leaving Nigeria with his wife, Zeenat for the Medenta Hospital, New Delhi, India for medical treatment. A source within the IMN in Kaduna told our correspondent that the Shiite leader was already in Abuja and waiting to be flown to India along with DSS personnel by a privately chartered aircraft. It could be recalled that a Kaduna State High Court granted…

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Bauchi Flooding: Bala Mohammed Directs Immediate Unblocking of Drainages and Culverts

The Governor of Bauchi State Sen Bala Mohammed has directed the Bauchi State Ministry of Works to mobilize Engineers and liaise with Contractors handling Road Projects in the Capital to unblock major drainages and culverts, to check flooding in parts of the state. A Statement issued by the Chief Spokesperson to the Governor, Ladan Salihu notes that the Mohammed has received full briefing on the most recent flood in the State Capital which has adversely affected some areas. The statement revealed that the Governor is deeply saddened by the unfortunate…

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Army arrest captain who ordered killing of 3 police officers

The Nigerian Army officer who gave the order for the killing of three Police officers and a civilian who were transporting a kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala Wadume, have been arrested. Vanguard reports that the officer, a captain, was arrested by the Army on Sunday, August 11, night after he was invited by the panel set up to investigate the incident for questioning. A source within the Army said the kidnap suspect who was freed by some soldiers – along Ibi-Wukari road – who were allegedly compromised. It was also gathered…

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Let’s work for national unity – Tinubu urges Nigerians

The national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has called on all Nigerians to work together towards Nigeria’s unity and development. Speaking with journalists in Obalende area of Lagos on Sunday, August 11, Tinubu urged citizens to desist from engaging in activities that could disintegrate the country. Stating that the visions of Nigeria’s founding fathers must be sustained, the APC leader said Nigerians must resolve to abide by the first stanza of the National anthem. Tinubu said: “If you say things are hard, it has indicated…

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It’s difficult to explain Nigeria’s downward trend – Oyegun @80

The former chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Oyegun, has expressed concern over the dwindling trend of Nigeria’s development. Speaking with Nigerian Tribune as he clocks 80-years, Oyegun said, Nigeria had all the resources it needed and good planning and should be ahead of other countries like it used to be. Stating that the nosedive in the nation’s development could be attributed to military intervention, Oyegun said it is unfortunate that challenges and important issues are being left to prayers by leaders at various level. Oyegun said: “We…

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