Only God can stop me from replacing Buhari as president in 2019-Sule Lamido

Former Jigawa State Governor, Sule Lamido, has declared that only God can stop him from becoming Nigeria’s president in 2019, if he decides to contest. Lamido made this claim on Sunday night, after policemen were reportedly deployed to Bamaina village of Birnin Kudu, to stop a rally organized by youths urging him to run in the next general elections. “The desperation by those in authorities of power today must know that the same God that have made Balewa, Ironsi, Gowon, Murtala, Shagari, Buhari, Babangida and Jonathan Presidents could do the…

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Obasanjo writes Awujale: You are a liar

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has written to the Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, describing the monarch as a serial liar and a manipulative rumour monger. In the letter dated December 30, 2016 b Mr. Obasanjo described the claims made about him by the Awujale in his autobiography as a tissue of lies and untruths. In the book, entitled “Awujale: The Autobiography of Alaiyeluwa Oba S. K. Adetona, Ogbagba II”, the Ijebu monarch had accused Mr. Obasanjo of having used the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to blackmail and extort…

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Mikel is not joining Valencia – Shittu

Chelsea midfielder, John Mikel Obi’s agent, John Shittu has disclosed that the player will not be joining La Liga side Valencia. Shittu denied claims that the 29-year-old Super Eagles captain has reached an agreement with the club on a four year deal. Shittu was quoted in the Mirror UK as saying, “It is not true that Mikel is joining Valencia on a four-year deal. The information is not correct.” Reports have it that there are strong interests for Mikel from Chinese Super League after Oscar moved from Chelsea to Shanghai…

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Senate will investigate Southern Kaduna killings – Saraki

Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday pledged that the Nigerian Senate, upon resumption, will look into the crises that have led to the wanton loss of lives and property in the Southern part of Kaduna State, in recent times. According to a statement by his Special Assistant on New Media, Bamikole Omishore, in Abuja, the Senate President made this known while responding to the cry of a concerned Nigerian on Twitter on Monday, A twitter user, Chimeze Okoro Ukoha had tweeted: “@Bukolasaraki About 800 Christians massacred in Kaduna…

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Nnamdi Kanu to be released, Buhari will die – Prophet Chukwudi

Prophet Emmanuel Chukwudi of King of Kings Deliverance Church, has released his prophecies for 2017, among which is the release of Nnamdi Kanu, detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. Addressing reporters in Asaba, Delta State, Chukwudi said the release of Kanu will lead to the actualisation of Biafra. Recall that Kanu, who doubles as the Director of Radio Biafra has been in custody since he was arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services, DSS, in 2015. The Eb­onyi state-born prophet also said towards the end…

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MEND makes U-turn, accuses Buhari of insincerity

The Movement for Emancipation of Niger Delta, a militant group that operates in the Nigerian oil-rich region, appears to have turned hostile against the government of President Muhammadu Buhari whom the group endorsed in the 2015 presidential election. In a statement through its shadowy spokesperson who signs off releases, Jomo Gbomo, MEND on Sunday passed a vote of no confidence on Mr. Buhari, accusing his government of insincerity and “grand deception” with regards to pledged commitment to the politics and economy of the Niger Delta. The volatile region has remained…

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