When a federal minister overreaches

People who do not know me erroneously think that it’s possible for any hirelings or whosoever to stop me by any means – whether through abuse or attack or howsoever – from talking or writing about my state and community of birth. No, it’s not possible. The more they abuse and attack me, the more I know that I’m making a valid point. Today, I’ll talk about an arrogant and despotic brother, his Hobbesian disposition, unlawful trespass to land, and illegal arrests and detention of innocent youths from our town…

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PDP to Buhari: Your scorecard is very poor

Oyegun: You’re talking nonsense   The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has taken a critical assessment of the almost two-year-old All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government and returned a damning verdict: President Muhammadu Buhari has failed in every facet of the nation’s life. The party, which based its assessment on President Muhammadu Buhari’s Easter message to Nigerians, said Mr. President claimed achievements were insult to the intelligence of Nigerians who have been at the receiving end of his government’s mismanagement in the last two years. Spokesperson for the PDP National Caretaker…

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Fayose flays detention of Suswan, Babangida Aliyu, others

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has decried the indiscriminate arrest and continued detention of former governors of Benue and Niger States, Mr Gabriel Suswan and Dr. Babangida Aliyu as well the National coordinator of Peoples Democratic Party National Youth Frontier (PDPNYF), Austin Usman Okai. He described their continued detention as further demonstration of the All Progressives Congress (APC) government regime of vindictiveness and disrespect for the laws of Nigeria. He said: “It is even more worrisome that Suswan had been in detention since February 26 this year and Austin…

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Obuah, Jonathan’s former CSO, dies of heart attack

Godwin Obuah, former chief security officer to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, is dead. A source disclosed this to online news portal, TheCable late Thursday, saying he died at the National Hospital, Abuja, after suffering “massive heart attack”. The Department of State Services (DSS) had arrested Obuah two months after his principal left power. He was detained at the headquarters of the agency. To protest his detention, Obuah embarked on hunger strike. The secret police released him after his lawyer raised the alarm over his health condition. He later fell ill. Obuah…

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Obuah, Jonathan’s former CSO, dies of heart attack

Godwin Obuah, former chief security officer to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, is dead. A source disclosed this to online news portal, TheCable late Thursday, saying he died at the National Hospital, Abuja, after suffering “massive heart attack”. The Department of State Services (DSS) had arrested Obuah two months after his principal left power. He was detained at the headquarters of the agency. To protest his detention, Obuah embarked on hunger strike. The secret police released him after his lawyer raised the alarm over his health condition. He later fell ill. Obuah…

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DSS foils attempt to bomb US, UK embassies in Abuja

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                         …busts ISIS-linked Boko Haram ring                          …arrests suspected terrorists, kidnappers       The Department of State Services (DSS) has foiled a plot by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)-linked Boko Haram elements to attack the United States embassy, the United Kingdom High Commission, as well as other western interests in Abuja. It will be recalled that a car-bomb attack on the United Nations Building in Abuja on August 26, 2011, had left at least 18 people dead, and scores injured. In a statement by Mr. Tony Opuiyo,…

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DSS nabs ISIS-Boko Haram members planning to attack UK, US embassies

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The Department of State Services (DSS) on Wednesday said it has nabbed members of the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq and those of Boko Haram planning to attack the United Kingdom and United States of America embassies in Nigeria. A section of Boko Haram had about two years ago pledged allegiance to the ISIS. In a statement on Wednesday, the spokesman of the DSS, Tony Opuiyo, gave an update on the activities of the Service, which included the arrest of those planning to attack the embassies in Nigeria. The…

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Two arraigned for Jumia dispatch rider’s murder

Court hears Kemi Olunloyo’s bail application today     A Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has remanded the suspected killers of Jumia dispatch rider in Prison and adjourned the matter indefinitely. They were arraigned by the Commissioner of Police for allegedly committing the offence on March 25 at No. 1, Ada-Ede Street, Shell Location, Mgbuoba, Port Harcourt. The accused reportedly robbed the victim of one Gionee M6 phone valued at N105,000, one Infinix Note 3 handset valued 67,000 and IM-10 desktop GSM dual- SIM phone worth…

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