Inside #June12: @DemolaRewaju Pens Op-ED, Says Abiola Was Stoned Coming Out Of Oguta, – Part 1 (LONG READ)

👤 By Demola Olarewaju @DemolaRewaju Been hoping to do the MKO Abiola/June 12 thread as promised before now but events are sometimes beyond one’s control. Seeing as tomorrow (June 12, 2018) is the 25th anniversary of that date, I’m sure it is definitely a good time to do it. And so, here goes: a Thread on MKO… Read More Inside #June12: @DemolaRewaju Pens Op-ED, Says Abiola Was Stoned Coming Out Of Oguta, – Part 1 (LONG READ)

OPPOSITION: British Government Warns EFCC’s Boss, Ibrahim Mustafa Magu Not To Take Sides In 2019 Elections

👤 By Adenike Lucas  Ibrahim Mustafa Magu, the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been urged by the outgoing British High Commission to Nigeria not to take sides in the February 2019 elections. Paul Arkwright who made a visit to the EFCC Headquarters on Wednesday said: “INEC and EFCC should be there… Read More OPPOSITION: British Government Warns EFCC’s Boss, Ibrahim Mustafa Magu Not To Take Sides In 2019 Elections

Catriona Laing Appointed As New British High Commissioner To Nigeria

👤 Christian Smith Catriona Wendy Campbell Laing, a graduate of Cranfield University has been appointed as the new British High Commissioner to Nigeria. Ms. Laing CB, a mother of one, succeeds Paul Arkwright who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment, the UK Government website states. READ ALSO : Change of Her Majesty’s High Commissioner… Read More Catriona Laing Appointed As New British High Commissioner To Nigeria

#ENDSARS: An Open Letter To @ProfOsinbajo That’s Going Viral

👤 By Adenike Lucas, EXCLUSIVE Essang Solomon posted a letter via twitter to the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo on June 12 and it seems to have proven a hit with many others on the social media platform. The letter which addresses Professor Osinbajo as a “man of God” has already been retweeted hundreds of times. “@ProfOsinbajo… Read More #ENDSARS: An Open Letter To @ProfOsinbajo That’s Going Viral

Wole Soyinka Tells Off President Buhari, Says You Can’t Praise Abacha and Then Honour MKO

👤 By Adenike Lucas Wole Soyinka has criticised the Nigerian President for his recent decision to praise General Sani Abacha and then honour Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola. President Muhammadu Buhari, 75, announced on June 6th that Chief Abiola, the presumed winner of the 1993 cancelled elections was to be conferred with the title of Grand Commander… Read More Wole Soyinka Tells Off President Buhari, Says You Can’t Praise Abacha and Then Honour MKO

Prominent June 12 Activists To Be Given National Honours

👤 By Abdul Tukur Prominent leaders of the June 12 struggle for democracy will be recognised with a national honour, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, has said. Boss Mustapha, made the announcement on the day President Muhammadu Buhari officially conferred Babagana Kingibe with the title of Grand Commander of the Niger, GCON.… Read More Prominent June 12 Activists To Be Given National Honours

Al-Amin Islamic Centre To Feed Up To 800 People In Kaduna In The Last 6 Days Of Ramadan

👤 By Abdul Tukur, Exclusive The holy month of Ramadan is coming to a close this week. To mark the last six days of Ramadan, a time when Muslim do not eat or drink from dawn till dusk, Al-Amin Islamic Foundation, a non-governmental organisation based in Kaduna has been providing hot meals to the people in the… Read More Al-Amin Islamic Centre To Feed Up To 800 People In Kaduna In The Last 6 Days Of Ramadan

Nigeria Under President Buhari Has Turned Into A POLICE STATE, With Enemies Being “FRAMED UP”

👤 By Danjuma Aliyu The spokesperson to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has condemned the ruling party for using state security apparatus to hound its members in the run up to the 2019 elections. Kola Ologbondiyan, who was speaking in Abuja on Friday said: “The PDP urges Nigerians to note how the APC-controlled security forces, on… Read More Nigeria Under President Buhari Has Turned Into A POLICE STATE, With Enemies Being “FRAMED UP”