FCT youth leader petitions Nigeria police over NYCN President

Popular FCT indigenous peoples’ rights advocate,  Comrade Yunusa Ahmadu Yusuf (who is fondly called “Buhun Barkonun Abuja”), has petitioned the FCT police command over a financial dispute with president of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN)  ambassador Sokubo Saraigbe Sokubo. According to a source familiar with the matter, which is currently before the Commissioner of Police of the FCT, Comrade Yusuf  alleged vide his petition that, “during a stakeholders meeting to resolve some issues in the FCT chapter of NYCN, it was agreed with Sokubo that he should be…

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Who will tell Peter the Son of Obi the Truth?

By Mbakwe I. Mbakwe The Biblical cock has scant crowed thrice and Peter has denied not just his masters but himself as well. Labour Party presidential candidate in the 2023 election, Mr. Peter Obi has now clearly lost out even before Nigerians file out to cast their ballot; this failure is purely of his own making, and he has only himself to blame and no one else. Like the Biblical Peter, who didn’t realize he was denying Jesus until the third cockcrow brought him to his senses, Peter the son…

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OBIDIENT: 25 Support Groups to Quit Peter Obi’s Campaign over Candidate’s False Statistics.

Fresh facts have emerged on an impending crack in the presidential campaign of the presidential candidate of the Labour Party. According to reliable information, over 25 support groups are on the verge of pulling out of the campaign for reasons bordering on the candidate’s high-handedness and his penchant for reeling false statistics. According to reliable sources, it was stated that a meeting was scheduled between the support groups and the presidential candidate to iron out issues before action is taken. “There is tension in our campaign council. Our presidential candidate…

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NEDC’s Human Face And North East IDPs By Moses Adamu

Excellence can simply be defined as the quality of being outstanding or extremely good. It is not just about doing the right thing; it is about doing it exceptionally well. The truth is, the more people there are in any society who put uncommon efforts into the common everyday tasks, the more progress it makes. Undisputedly, this best described the North East Development Commission (NEDC). Following the inauguration of North East Development Commission (NEDC) by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2017 to coordinate all Humanitarian interventions by government Ministries, Departments and…

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Fadah: Sacked NYSC DG Must Face Consequences – CCF

The Concerned Citizens Forum (CCF) has called for strict punishment for the “disgraced and dismissed” former Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-Gen MK Fadah to serve as a deterrent to other public office holders. The group, at a press conference, in Abuja, demanded that Fadah returns all his earnings as NYSC DG and salaries from the Nigerian Army since October 2020. In his address, Musa M. Attah, National President/Convener, said it stands by the petition written against Fadah to demand his sack. According to Attah, not only…

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Money Necessary croner Jahrel marks his birthday with prayers for Nigeria and the music industry

Money Necessary croner Jahrel marks his birthday with prayers for Nigeria and the music industry. As he turns 24, the singer and songwriter who recently released a hot new video for the hit single titled “Money Necessary” dedicated his birthday to praying for Nigeria as well as the global music industry. According to him, God is still on the throne for Nigeria, So I will continue to pray for Nigeria, hoping that God will continue to keep Nigerians safe from any kind of aggression or evil that might come their…

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Special Focus On Princess Barbara Agoye

There is a growing recognition of the untapped capacity and talents of women and women’s leadership in politics. Over the last two decades, the rate of women’s participation in national and global politics has incrementally increased. Politics has always been about ideology, delivering service to the people and about solving problems. Therefore political platforms must afford everyone unfettered opportunity to participate in the electoral process and to solve the problems of their community. This brings to the front burner Princess Barbara Agoye from Obudu LGA in Cross River State. She…

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NYSC: Centre commends President Buhari over removal of incompetent DG

The Centre for Social Justice, Equity And Transparency (CESJET) has welcomed the removal of Brig Gen MK Fadah as the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), describing him as unfit for the position. The Centre, at a press conference today, in Abuja, commended President Muhammadu Buhari for acting promptly to save the Scheme from further embarrassment. In his address, CESJET’s executive director, Comrade Isaac Ikpa, said Fadah demonstrated a lack of vision and purpose for the NYSC and was rightfully shown the exit. “As an organization dedicated to…

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NYSC: May Nigeria never see another Brig Gen Fadah

By Kolawole Anthony On Thursday, November 17th, the reported dismissal of Brigadier-General Muhammad Kukah Fadah as the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps floated the air. After six months of mediocrity, stagnancy, and incompetence, this could ultimately be the watershed moment for the Scheme. Established in 1973 by the Federal Military Government of Gen Yakubu Gowon, the NYSC has evolved into a beacon of national unity and integration, designed to drive the process of carving a nation out of the multiplicity of ethnic nationalities making up the entity, Nigeria.…

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Fruit seller, Lucy Obono Charged To Court For Attempted Murder

…Remanded in Afokang Correctional Centre The Cross River State Magistrate Court on Thursday ordered that Mrs Lucy Obono be remanded at the Afokang Correctional Centre in Calabar pending the completion of her trial. Mrs. Obono is accused of felony and attempted murder. In 5 count charge sheet available to the press, Mrs. Obono, an orange seller along IBB way stabbed officials of the Cross River Pollution Control Agency with a kitchen knife on the 6th of September 2022. The Director General of the Cross River Pollution Control Agency, Barr. Tony…

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