Kaduna Bomber: CALSER calls for investigation, apprehension of political sponsors of terrorism in Nigeria

Following the foiled bomb attack at a Living Faith Church , Kaduna, the Centre for Africa Liberation and Socio-Economic Rights (CALSER) has called on security agencies to investigate and apprehend sponsors of terrorism in the country. The plea was made at the periodic review of Boko Haram/ISWAP activities in Nigeria and Africa by the group. Speaking at the press conference on Wednesday in Abuja, convener, Princess Ajibola laments attempts by religious leaders in the country to change the name of the culprit to rob on others. According to Princess Ajibola,…

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ALLEGED IMPOSITION: GROUP STORMS PDP SECRETARIAT, ACCUSE GOV AYADE

…demand cancellation of PDP Local govt primaries …Party promises to address grievances Ahead of the Local Government chairmanship elections on March 28, 2020, in Cross River State, a political group under the auspices of Yala Political Development Forum, YPDF, Wednesday, stormed the national headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to protest alleged imposition of PDP chairmanship candidate in Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State. The group led by its President, Ogar Joseph Odey, and Secretary, Comr. Simon Okwori, in a letter addressed to the National Working committee…

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PROTESTERS STORM PDP SECRETARIAT, CALL ON SECONDUS TO CAUTION AYADE

Scores of protesters on Wednesday took to the National Secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party at Wadata, in Abuja, calling on the Party Chairman, Uche Secondus, to caution the Cross Rivers State Governor, Ben Ayade. The protesters, under the aegis of Yala Political Development Forum, in Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State, accused Ayade of imposing LGA chairmen and vice-chairmen on them, while chanting songs. They also carried placards some of which read, ‘Cross River is not Obudu LGA’; ‘Ayade let the people choose their leaders’; ‘We say…

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PMB: UK based Nigerian think tank expresses hope, lauds efforts towards national peace, stability

The Consultative Assembly of Arise Nigeria (UK) has expressed optimism that the menace of insecurity in Nigeria will soon become a thing of the past. The group also lauded the efforts by the president and other security chiefs towards national peace and stability of the country. Arise Nigeria, UK made this known after a tentative review of the governance under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari (May 29 to January 31st, 2020); current tensions generated by insecurities. The body also passed a Vote of confidence in Mr. President stimulated by…

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CRSHA DECLINES AYADE’S REQUEST FOR N15BN LOAN, 30 SPECIAL ADVISERS

…frowns at the hand picking of Councillors and Chairmanship candidates As the 9th Cross River State House of Assembly CRSHA resumed sitting, Tuesday after a working recess of about 5 weeks which commenced December 31, 2019, they turned down the governor in respect of a handful of requests says reports. Particularly, Governor Ben Ayade’s request to approve 30 more Special Advisers was declined by the state legislature on the basis that Members are not carried along in appointments. Secondly, the request for credit facility of N15 billion from UBA for…

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Nathaniel Samuel: Inter- Faith group appreciates God for exposing Kaduna attempted bomber, says suspect intended to cause religious war

The National Inter-Faith and Religious Organization for Peace (NIFROP) has expressed gratitude to God over a failed explosion attempt at a Living Faith Church in Kaduna on Sunday, as an impending religious war was averted. A potential tragedy was avoided on Sunday in Sabon Tasha, Chikun Local Government Area after a suspected suicide bomber Nathaniel Samuel was arrested. The lone bomber was reportedly spotted by the Close Circuit Camera Television (CCTV) of the church, according to the security officers, Samuel was accosted and handed over to the police at the…

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