PERSPECTIVE – The Benuenisation of Niger State and the bandits war

PERSPECTIVE – The Benuenisation of Niger State and the bandits war

Comrade Owei Lakemfa. By Owei Lakemfa Those who think the war against banditry is a joke, need to take a look at the statistics coming out of Kaduna State. The long suffering state continues to bleed. In the first 90 days of 2021, an average of four lives were lost daily to banditry while in every 24 hours, 11 persons were kidnapped. Yet, excluding the states devastated by Boko Haram terrorists, Kaduna is not the…

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Acknowledge God, impact lives, Bishop Mogekwu urges leaders

Acknowledge God, impact lives, Bishop Mogekwu urges leaders

Delta Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa (middle); his wife, Dame Edith (3rd right); Senator James Manager (2nd right); Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu (right); PDP Chairman, Delta State, Chief Kingsley Esiso (2nd left); Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori (left) and Chairman, Civil Service Commission, Dame Nkem Okwuofu,(the celebrant ) at a reception at the Event Center, Asaba, after her Thanksgiving Service at St. Peter’s Cathedral, Anglican Communion. The Bishop of Asaba…

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TRIBUNE INTERVIEW – Fulani Using NIN to fight population Jihad in Nigeria —Mailafia, ex-CBN Deputy Governor

TRIBUNE INTERVIEW – Fulani Using NIN to fight population Jihad in Nigeria —Mailafia, ex-CBN Deputy Governor

Dr. Obadiah Mailafia. A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr Obadiah Mailafia, in this interview with Saturday Tribune, speaks on the country’s economy; the security situation in Nigeria and a host of other issues affecting the polity. You were in the CBN as Deputy Governor. Recently there was an uproar over allegations that the central bank was printing money to shore up government revenue. Can we have your perspective on…

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Reps Minority Leader Elumelu flays Buhari, APC for dysfunctional governance, calls for PDP unity, focus to take over govt

Reps Minority Leader Elumelu flays Buhari, APC for dysfunctional governance, calls for PDP unity, focus to take over govt

Minority Leader, House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu. The President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) has come under severe criticisms for its governance ineptitude, that has left the Nigeria nation dysfunctional in its six years of despicable rulership and wrecking the ship of state with maladministration. Minority Leader in the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, gave the condemnation while addressing the Emergency National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),…

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FG insensitive to rising incessant killings across Nigeria, Ortom

FG insensitive to rising incessant killings across Nigeria, Ortom

Delta Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa (middle); his Benue state counterpart, Dr. Samuel Ortom,(2nd left); His Royal Majesty, Emmanuel Sideso Abe I, the Ovie of Uvwie Kingdom (2nd right); PDP Chairman in Delta, Chief Kingsley Esiso (right); Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori (2nd right); Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Patrick Ukah (left) and others, as Gov Ortom inaugurated Army Day Secondary School at Effurun, built by Delta State…

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PERSPECTIVE – Pantamism, Talibanism, Americanism and extremism: Ingredients cooking terrorism

PERSPECTIVE – Pantamism, Talibanism, Americanism and extremism: Ingredients cooking terrorism

President Muhammadu Buhari and Isa Pantami, right. Comrade Owei Lakemfa. By Owei Lakemfa Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim, also known as Pantami, is busy fighting off those who accuse him of holding extreme Islamic views. He seemed particularly frightened by claims that the United States of America, USA, sees him as an extremist. I laugh at this because America is, in fact, an unrivalled terrorist state with an infamous…

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Pantami can be prosecuted for terrorism, says Ozekhome

Pantami can be prosecuted for terrorism, says Ozekhome

Isa Pantami. Nigeria’s Minister of Communication. Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN. By Tobi Soniyi Lagos lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN, has faulted the federal government’s position on whether Dr. Isa Ali Pantami, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, can be prosecuted for terrorism. In a statement he issued Friday night, Ozekhome argued that even though Pantami committed the alleged terrorist acts before the enactment of the Terrorsim (Prevention Amendment) Act 2013, he could be prosecuted…

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PERSPECTIVE – The truth my Fulani friends must accept

PERSPECTIVE –  The truth my Fulani friends must accept

President Muhammadu Buhari. Mr. Dele Momodu. April 11, 2021 The Source By Dele Momodu “Everything that has a beginning must have an end”. As they say on the street: “E fit take time, but one day, one day, Monkey go go market” “I love this quote about injustice: “Every person remembers some moment in their life where they witnessed some injustice, big or small, and looked away because the consequences of intervening seemed too intimidating….

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Omo-Agege, Nwaoboshi inspect Anwai-Illah Road rehabilitation, commend Buhari for approval; Nwaoboshi challenges elected officials

Omo-Agege, Nwaoboshi inspect Anwai-Illah Road rehabilitation, commend Buhari for approval; Nwaoboshi challenges elected officials

Deputy Senate President, Senatoe Ovie Omo-Agege, right, with Senator Peter Nwaoboshi during inspection of the bridge over Anwai River on Illah Road, Asaba. Senator Omo-Agege, 2nd left, with Senator Nwaoboshi, 3rd left with other dignataries at the Illah reception for the Deputy Senate President. Deputy senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his magnanimity in giving approval for the rehabilitation of the Anwai- Illah Federal Road. The Senator made the comment…

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Pantami: PDP backs Elumelu, Minority Reps; vilifies APC House leadership for protecting terrorism apologist

Pantami: PDP backs Elumelu, Minority Reps; vilifies APC House  leadership for protecting terrorism apologist

Hon. Ndudi Elumelu making a point during plenary. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has insisted that the motion by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu (PDP Delta), demanding the resignation or sack of the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, was validly laid before the House, adding that it reflects the position of majority of Nigerians across board. In a statement on Saturday, April 24, 2021 by Kola…

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