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Nigeria is heading for implosion as long as equity and fairness is denied – Nnia Nwodo

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, on Friday warned that there is no future for Nigeria with the current structural imbalance in the political spectrum of the country. The President General of Ohanaeze, Chief Nnia Nwodo who stated this in a statement, said “There is no future for Nigeria. As long as the north decides to be unreasonable and unrealistic, this country can never get better. “The country is only heading for implosion as long as equity and fairness is denied some sections of the country. “The only solution…

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Why my father is misunderstood – Abubakar Wakili

Abubakar Wakili Abubakar Mohammed Wakili, 29, is the second son of CP Mohammed Wakili (Singham), who served as Commissioner of Police in Katsina and Kano States Command and recently retired from the Nigerian Police Force after serving for 33 years. In this interview, he talks about his father’s character and more. Excerpts: Daily Trust: How would you describe your father? Abubakar Mohammed Wakili: My father is a caring, generous and godly person. He has always been my role model. He is the most supportive and simplest person every child would…

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Kogi Poll: I’ll Demolish All Opposition, Yahaya Bello boasts

Governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello, has dispelled insinuation that he may not be able to secure the gubernatorial ticket of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the November election in the state, saying that not only will he get the ticket but he will thrash all opposition at the poll. The governor, who met with President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, told State House correspondents that he had been able to rebuild the ruling party, leading it to a massive victory in the last general election. Asked how confident he…

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Senate To Hold Government Officials To Their Responsibilities ― Lawan

Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, has indicated that the Senate will insist that that government officials must be up to speed in their responsibilities. Speaking to State House correspondents after observing Friday prayers with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja, he also said that the ninth Senate will attempt to make up for lost grounds in the last four years. He said: “I also foresee a National Assembly that will insist that whoever has a responsibility in government performs that responsibility because it takes all of us to work together to ensure…

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NEXT LEVEL: I’ll no longer be called ‘Wife of the President’ but First Lady – Aisha Buhari

The Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Thursday announced that she should henceforth be addressed as the First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. According to NAN, she said this would take effect immediately in order to also resolve the issue of the title of wives of governors. Mrs. Buhari disclosed her new official title at the presentation of awards to wives of former and current Governors of the 36 states. The event held at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. “When my husband was…

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South-south leads Nigeria’s huge alcohol consumption, NBS data shows

Alcohol consumption is a big business in Nigeria with consumers spending just less than a quarter of a trillion naira in 2016. According to the latest data from the nation’s statistics bureau, in 2016 alone, Nigerians spent at least N208 billion on alcohol – this amount was more than the budget of Ondo State for that year. A breakdown of the nation’s sobriety pattern shows the South South zone is the least restrained community of alcohol consumers. There, N74.4 billion was spent on alcohol, making the states of Delta, Edo,…

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Chai!!!: Gorilla Allegedly Swallowed N6.8 Million At Kano Zoo

A GORILLA has been accused of swallowing the sum of  N6.8 at the Kano Zoological Gardens. A report by the BBC Pidgin monitored in Kano on Friday said a finance officer in the zoo was quoted as saying that the gorilla “sneaked into their office” and carted away the money before swallowing it. Sources claimed that the incident occurred during the last Ramadan celebrations.ALSO READ The Managing Director of the zoo, Alhaji Umar Kobo, confirmed that the money is missing and that the issue is still being investigated. Kobo had told the…

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2019 Elections: INEC Results Collation Process Not Transparent ― EU

The European Union Election Observation Mission on the 2019 general elections formally unveiled its report and recommendations at the weekend in Abuja. The Chief Observer of the EU team, Maria Arena read to newsmen, excerpts of its reports which contained 30 recommendations to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). SUNCITY NEWS findings revealed that the EU deployed over 91 observers to 261 polling units and 94 collation centres in 31 states of the Federation during the last Presidential and National Assembly elections. It equally deployed 73 observers to 223 polling units…

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45-year-old Man Raped Mother, says He Couldn’t Resist Urge For Sex

*Second time he has raped me, says victim Paul Ihuaka, a 45-year-old man, has been arrested by Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for allegedly raping his mother. Ihuaku, who hails from Umueke Ezagbogu in the Ezinihitte Mbaise Local Government Area of the State, was handed over to the corps by the youth in the community after his mother reported the incident to them. The NSCDC commander said: “The men of the command later proceeded to the residence of the suspect and arrested him,” he added. Fielding questions from…

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JUNE 12: Udensi to Nigerians: We Must be dedicated and selfless in Service to our fatherland

SIR CHIKWE UDENSI CALLS ON LEADERS TO ABIDE BY RULE OF LAW AND UPHOLD THE PRINCIPLES OF DEMOCRACY. The Head Interpol Systems and Foremost Security Expert In Nigeria Sir Chikwe Udensi have called on Leaders and Political office holders to function in accordance to constitutional provisions, rule of law, due process, equity, Justice and fair play. He advised Leaders to always seek to strengthen Nigerian Democracy by strict adherence to the basic principles and values of democracy. Speaking to newsmen in the early hours of today in his residence, the…

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