Shi’ites group invites International community, CSOs and others to witness Ashura procession

POLICE CARRY ON WITH DASTARDLY PLOT TO ATTACK ASHURA PROCESSION Despite the fact that the Shi’ites group has been proscribed, it has dared the police and insisted it would observe the Ashura procession on Tuesday. The Ashura procession, also called the Day of Ashura, is the tenth day of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic calendar. It is observed annually by Shi’ite Muslims worldwide to commemorate the death of Husayn ibn Ali in the Battle of Karbala in Iraq. Known as the third Shia Imam, Husayn was the grandson…

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Oshiomhole: Obaseki Sacked The Only Commissioner I Nominated In His Cabinet

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, says the Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, sacked the only commissioner he nominated into his cabinet. Oshiomhole, who is the immediate past governor of Edo State, said this during an interview on Channels Television on Saturday. He said the irony was that Obaseki took the drastic action after a reconciliatory meeting which was attended by some APC stalwarts including Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State. The APC chairman said, “We have no argument over money or appointment… In the meeting we…

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Fayemi: No Mosque Demolished In Rivers State

The Chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum and Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has said that there was no evidence that a building existed on a disputed land in Rainbow Town, Port Harcourt. Fayemi’s remark is coming on the heels of claims that a mosque built on the disputed land was demolished by the Rivers State Government. The Ekiti State governor during a joint assessment of the land with his counterpart from Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike, on Sunday, said, “With what I have seen, I cannot see any evidence…

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