Democracy Day: C’River Lawmaker Pledges Effective Service To Constituency, Nigeria

…tasks arms of govt on unity, peace, and equity As the nation marked Democracy Day, Friday, of 21 years of uninterrupted democracy, the Member Representing Bekwarra/Obudu/Obanliku Federal Constituency of Cross River State in the Green Chamber of the National Assembly, Hon. Legor Idagbo, renews pledge for effective service to his constituency and Nigeria. The commitment was made in a statement he signed to mark the nation’s 21st Democracy Day on June 12, said he will not relent to consolidate on what he has done for his people by adding value…

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Salkida: Why attempts to water down the impact of Nigerian troops’ devastation of Boko Haram has failed

By Lawrence Audu Ahmad Salkida, the Nigerian journalist with direct access to Boko Haram who at a time fell out with the group and had to go on self-exile, lives in a hole. And like every rodent that habituates in cracked spaces, the unsafe nature of such habitation makes him act on impulse. He oscillates between two extremes in words and deeds that make both his views and actions suspect and at the same time puerile as they are borne out of desperation to keep afloat. In some instances, he…

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Democracy Day: All LGs once controlled by Boko Haram have been recovered – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says all Local Government Areas (LGAs) previously controlled by the Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists have been reclaimed. The President made this known in a nationwide broadcast on Friday to mark the country’s Democracy Day. According to President Buhari, indigenes in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe affected by the insurgency, hitherto forced to seek a living in areas far from their ancestral homes have all returned. The president assured Nigerians of his administration’s commitment to silence the remnants of terrorists and bandits operating from the fringes of the Lake Chad…

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Group calls for concerted efforts by all stakeholders to complement security agencies in tackling terrorism/banditry

The National Rebirth and Conscience Platform (NRCP) has called for concerted efforts by all relevant stakeholders to compliment the security agencies in their quest to rid the nation of criminal elements. In a statement signed by Publicity Secretary, Comrade Aaron Otache, on Thursday, NRCP saluted the bravery and commitment of the security personnel to end terrorism, banditry and other criminal acts in the country. While particularly acknowledging the exploits of the Nigerian Army in engaging the Boko Haram terrorists in the North-East and other parts of Nigeria, the group believes…

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DEMOCRACY DAY: WE’VE COME OUT STRONGER! APC UK SALUTES NIGERIANS

As Nigerians from all walks of life celebrate June 12 as democracy day for the country, the All Progressives Congress in the United Kingdom has added its voice describing the day as “heroic and promising”. The Diaspora chapter made this known to the press via electronic email signed by the Publicity Secretary of the party, Hon. Jacob Ogunseye. According to the statement, the chapter in the Diaspora described June 12 as a day to remember in the chronicle of democracy in Nigeria. “As far as we are concerned, June 12…

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Ahmed Salkida and his campaign of falsehood for Boko Haram

By Anthony Kolawole For someone who currently holds the unenviable position of Boko Haram’s most ardent propagandists, defected journalist, Ahmad Salkida, has definitely outdone himself in the desperate attempt to blow the killer group’s trumpet at a time when even the drums of war being beaten by other sponsors are falling silent. Conscious of the suspicion with which content coming from his Twitter handle, @A_Salkida, is now viewed by those that are discerning enough to know the true enemies of Nigeria, Salkida has changed his skin colour but not his…

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