Abdulsalami, Obaseki in closed-door meeting

Former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd) yesterday commended Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on his sterling achievements and developmental strides in the state. This was as the retired General called on the people of the state to sustain their support for the governor and his administration’s policies. Abubakar, who disclosed this while addressing journalists shortly after a closed-door meeting with the governor at the Government House in Benin, the state capital, urged residents of the state to support the state government in order to sustain the developmental strides…

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Rivers, N’East, flash points of 2019 elections – Abdulsalami

The National Peace Committee has identified Rivers State and some states in the North-East as flash point areas of the 2019 general elections. The committee, which met with Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, in Abuja yesterday, however, promised to intervene in the areas and ensure peaceful conduct of the polls. Chairman of the peace committee and former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, who spoke at the end of the meeting, also disclosed that the committee would meet with national chairmen and secretaries of…

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Abdulsalami, Kukah seek return to 2005 Confab Report

…blame rising agitations on poor governance Former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, and Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Rev. Matthew Kukah, yesterday asked the Federal Government to explore the possibility of revisiting the reports of the Political Reforms Conference of 2005 as a basis for addressing the separatist threats and agitations for self-determination in different parts of Nigeria. Abubakar and Kukah, who spoke under the auspices of the National Peace Committee (NPC), warned that political leaders at all levels must learn to exercise restraint in their utterances…

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