Presidency reveals alleged plot to ‘overthrow’ Buhari’s govt.

The Presidency has said that there is unimpeachable evidence showing that those it describes as some disruptive elements are now recruiting the leadership of some ethnic groups and politicians around the country intending to forcefully remove President Muhammadu Buhari from office. The Presidency, in a statement made available to newsmen by the President Spokesman, Garba Shehu, said that the said individuals are “convening some sort of conference, where a vote of no confidence would be passed on the President, thus throwing the land into further turmoil”. The Presidency was responding…

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Buhari’s ‘nepotism’ fuelling agitations for secession – PDP

Nigeria’s main opposition party, the People’s Democratic Party, (PDP), has blamed the growing agitation for secession in different parts of the country on what it called a government of exclusion practiced by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC). The Party said “the APC government’s perfunctory management of Nigeria’s diversity, has heightened feelings that the government has an ethnic agenda, as every action of this administration goes to confirm the fears of the victims and legitimises the agitations of the separatist groups”. The National Chairman of the Party, Prince…

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Nigerian military states position on call to take over power from Buhari

…Says it remains fully committed to present administration The Defence Headquarters has responded to the advice to President Muhammadu Buhari to hand over power to the Nigerian military. Recall that a Senior Advocate of Nigeria,  Robert Clarke, (SAN) at the weekend demanded that the military should control the government temporarily and restructure Nigeria. According to a statement issued by the Army’s Director of Defence Information, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, the Armed Forces of Nigeria remain fully committed to the present administration and all associated democratic institutions. The spokesman noted that…

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Insecurity: “Nigeria already at war” – Utomi, Kila, Falana, Bugaje, others lament

…Ask National Assembly to invoke doctrine of necessity Nigerian intellectuals and civil society leaders, under the umbrella of the ‘New Fabian Society of the Concerned Professionals’, have suggested to the National Assembly to consider invoking the doctrine of necessity to birth “new leaders and refocus the agenda of the country” in the light of mounting security and economic challenges. The leaders, who made the suggestion in an issued statement made available to our correspondents at the weekend, expressed frustration with the security situation in Nigeria, noting that the country is…

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Mbaka makes U-turn, calls for Buhari’s impeachment

The Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to resign because God is angry with him. Mbaka, who was one of the staunch supporters of Buhari in the buildup to the 2015 elections, said Buhari should resign or be impeached. “We are crying because we don’t have a shepherd. All those that will fight what I’m saying now will eventually suffer the rot. If you can’t do it, either you resign or you be changed. “A good coach cannot watch his team defeated…

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