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Panic in the military over coup rumour, Army Chief summons emergency meeting

The allegation by the Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force, NDLF, that some top Army officers are planning to overthrow President Muhammadu Buhari is causing panic within the military. To underscore the seriousness with which the allegation is being taken in the military and political cycles, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Friday subpoenaed the upper echelon …

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DHQ denies plan to overthrow Buhari

—-As DHQ Appoints New Commander for Operation Delta Safe The attention of the Defence Headquarters has been drawn to an online publications that the military intends to overthrow the civilian administration of President Mohammed Buhari. This report to say the least is not only baseless and misleading but a dream of those who do not wish the nation well. The …

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Oshiomhole accuses Okowa of recruiting thugs to destabilise September 10 election

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has accused his Delta State counterpart, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa of recruiting thugs in order to destabilize the forthcoming governorship  election in Edo State. Speaking through his  Information And Orientation Commissioner, Prince Kassim Afegbua, Oshiomhole said ”it has come to our knowledge that following the commencement of the Continuous Voters Registration exercise in Edo state preparatory …

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Top Army officers planning to overthrow President Buhari, Militants allege

The Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force, NDLF, Wednesday, revealed that some top Army officers allegedly planning to overthrow President Muhammadu Buhari had approached Niger- Delta militants to continue bombing oil installations to give reason and justification for a coup against him. The militant group in a statement by the Commander, General Duties, Joint Revolutionary Council, JRC, of JNDLF, General Akotebe …

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US Sex scandal: Accused lawmakers deny allegation, insist on proof

The House of Representatives on Tuesday, mandated its committees on Ethics and Privileges and Foreign Affairs to investigate alleged sexual misconduct against three of its members. This followed a motion brought under Order six, Rules two and 22 of the House Standing Orders by one of the accused, Rep. Mark Gbillah (APC, Benue). In the motion, Gbillah described the action …

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EFCC Freezes Governor Fayose’s Account

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) has frozen the personal account of the Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose and many of his associates. The governor’s personal account in Zenith Bank, Ekiti branch, was allegedly frozen on the order of the anti-graft agency , according to a source in the bank. Fayose, who had earlier issued a counter-cheque to …

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