Monthly Archives: January 2019

Police Reorganises SARS Operations

The acting Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu has ordered the decentralisation of operations of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) unit. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that before the current development, operations of SARS were centralized at the Force Headquarters. NAN also recalls that recently the SARS operations were reorganised following alleged unethical conduct by personnel ...

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Memory Lane Of A President’s Memory Losses

By Casmir Igbokwe He gave us enough signals that he would be an unaware President. But we did not realise it on time. Prior to his inauguration as Nigeria’s President in 2015, Muhammadu Buhari had claimed he was not aware of the temporary ban imposed on Africa Independent Television (AIT) to cover his official functions. He said nobody consulted or informed ...

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Obasanjo Needs A Good Doctor – Presidency

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former Nigerian leader needs a good doctor and in anticipation of a good treatment, a spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, wishes he should ”get well soon”. It was part of the response from the Presidential Villa to Obasanjo following the 16 page letter he wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari and which he released this afternoon in Abeokuta. ...

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Just In: Another Abacha Era Is Here, Obasanjo Attacks Buhari

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has berated President Muhammadu Buhari, equating his administration to the era of the late former Head of state, Gen. Sani Abacha. Obasanjo stated this in his 16-page address, titled, Points for concern and action, made available to NewsProbe on Sunday. Obasanjo said, “Today, another Abacha Era is here. The security institutions are being misused to fight all critics and ...

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Obi Calls For Restructuring Of NYSC

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),  Mr. Peter Obi, has called for the  restructuring of the National Youth Service Scheme to be in sync with global development, by incorporating one year of skill acquisition. Obi made this call yesterday while speaking to over 1,000 National Youth Corps members at their Convention at Madonna Renewal Centre, Nkpor. Obi ...

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#2019Debate: Buhari, Atiku, Others Should Scrap Security Votes, Immunity—SERAP

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to major presidential candidates for Nigeria’s February 16 election urging them to “publicly commit to revolutionary and innovative anti-corruption reforms in five key areas, such as security votes, power sector corruption, judicial corruption and removal of immunity for presidents, vice-presidents, state governors and deputy state governors.” President Muhammadu Buhari ...

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Why I Did Not Participate In The Presidential Debate – Atiku

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has given reasons he did not participate in the Presidential debate taking place today. In a statement he personally signed, Atiku said, “We came here for a Presidential debate, not a candidacy debate, and I, Atiku Abubakar can not challenge or question an administration where the man at the helm of ...

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Atiku’s Delegation Visits Families Of Those Killed On Their Way Home From Jos Presidential Rally

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has commiserated with families of members of one of his support groups who lost their lives in a  road accident on their way home from the Jos Presidential campaign rally last Saturday. Atiku Abubakar had immediately being briefed of the incident directed that no resource ...

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FG Claims It Has Fresh Evidence Of Corruption Against Atiku

Corruption allegation by FG is cock -and-bull story – Atiku The Federal Government said on Friday it was in possession of fresh evidence allegedly linking the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to the collapse of Bank PHB. It stated that Abubakar had questions to answer in connection with an alleged N156m slush funds that he ...

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Remove Onnoghen As CJN, NJC Chairman, FG Tells Court

The Federal Government has filed a motion before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, asking for the removal of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, as the CJN and the chairman of the National Judicial Council. According to documents obtained by Saturday Punch, the motion was filed by Musa Ibrahim and Fatima Danjuma Ali on behalf of the Attorney-General of the ...

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