Monthly Archives: December 2020

Impeached Governors Cannot Run For Elective Office Says Senator Kindiki On Waititu’s Bid

Senator Kithure Kindiki representing Tharaka-Nithi has opposed former Governor Ferdinand Waititu’s bid run for the Nairobi gubernatorial seat.According to him, “based on the Kenyan laws, an impeached county governor can not subsequently run for election to any public office again if the impeachment was not quashed by a court of law.” Taking to his Facebook page on Monday, December 28,

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Uganda: United Nations Experts Gravely Concerned By Election Clampdown In The Country

The United Nations human rights experts today expressed serious concerns about the violence ahead of Uganda’s presidential election, and urged authorities to put an end to the arrest, detention and judicial harassment of political opponents, civil society leaders and human rights defenders. Recall that on Sunday, Media outlets have reported that three journalists were hurt after being hit by tear

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REACTIONS TRAIL BISHOP KUKAH’S MESSAGE, “A NATION IN SEARCH OF VINDICATION”.

Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Mathew Kukah had in his 2020 Christmas message titled, ‘A nation in search of vindication’, lamented that nepotism characterize the present administration. He noted that there could have been a coup or war in the country if a non-northern Muslim President did a fraction of what Buhari did. The cleric said under Buhari’s government, Nigeria

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Boko Haram Attacks Chibok On Christmas Eve, Burn Church

On Christmas Eve 24 December, 2020, gunmen suspected to be the members of the Boko Haram attacked Pemi, a ward under Chibok LGA of Borno State killing at least six people. It was reported that the Boko Haram members burnt down the EYN (Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria) also known as Church of the Brethen in Nigeria. Also, about six cars

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Ex-Kiambu Governor, Ferdinard Waititu Declares Interest In Nairobi Gubernatorial Seat

Former Kiambu Governor, Ferdinand Waititu has joined the growing list of aspirants seeking to replace impeached Nairobi county Governor, Mike Sonko. Waititu who was also impeached as governor of Kiambu county in January said he was the best candidate to replace Sonko having previously served as a councillor and MP for the larger Embakasi constituency. In an interview with the

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A Nairobi Resident Files Petition To Ban Mutura As Acting Governor

A Ugandan resident in Nairobi has moved to court with the aim of stopping Acting Governor, Benson Mutura from assuming office on grounds that he does not have a degree certificate. The Ugandan resident by name Bernard Olango argues that Mutura does not hold an academic degree from any University and is therefore not competent to hold the office of

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ASUU Suspends Its Long Nationwide Strike

The Academic Staff Union Of Universities (ASUU) has on Wednesday conditionally suspended its nationwide industrial action. This was made known by the Union’s President, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi in a press conference on Wednesday morning. In his statement, the suspension of the nine-month-old strike would take effect from 12:00 am on Thirsday, December 24, 2020. Also, speaking at the press conference,

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NUP’s Presidential Candidate Mr. Kyagulanyi Changes Campaign Strategies

The presidential candidate of the NUP, Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine has resorted to drive through campaign in cities, major towns and villages as a tactic to counter police interruptions. Yesterday, Mr. Kyagulanyi explained that with his new strategy, he get to meet many people and also reach many districts for campaigns rather than holding single campaign rallies in one

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Four Security Officers Injured As Police Car Trailing Amuriat Plunges Into Swamp

Four security officers out of at least five people have been injured after one of the patrol cars following Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate, Patrick Amuriat plunged into a swamp in Kyegewa District. The accident occurred on Monday morning at Kyatega in Kyegwa district where Amuriat was supposed to campaign as he sort for votes ahead of the

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No Country Money Was Transferred To My Daughter Or Wife’s Account Say Impeached Nairobi Governor, Mike Sonko

Nairobi Governor , Mike Sonko has come out to claim that the impeachment motion against him is malicious and aimed at assassinating his character. He made this known when heappeared before a Senate special sitting on Thursday, December 17 and often ran into trouble with the lawyers representing Nairobi MCAs over his unwillingness to respond to questions. One of the

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