Category Archives: African politics

NO SURVIVORS AS NIGERIAN AIRFORCE PLANE CRASH IN ABUJA.

A small Nigerian air force (NAF) passenger plane crashed just outside Abuja airport after reporting engine failure on Sunday, killing all seven people on board, the air force said. The plane, a Beechcraft King Air 350i, was on its way to the city of Minna, Niger state, 110 kilometres (68 miles) northwest of the capital, air force spokesman Ibikunle Daramole

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TENSION IN ORLU AND ORSU COMMUNITY AS MILITARY COMBAT EASTERN SECURITY NETWORK.

Wakeupafrica360 correspondent in Nigeria reports that there was panic in Orlu, Njaba and Orsu Local Government Areas of Imo State on Thursday, following a combined military and police operation in search of Eastern Security Network (ESN) camps and members. There has been a heavy security presence in the communities since February 12th, 2021, with the military combing forests in the

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KAGARA SCHOOL ABDUCTION: SERAP, PDP FAULT FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.

Kolawole Oluwadare, The Deputy Director of Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has ridiculed the Federal Government for failing to provide adequate security for its citizenry following the recent kidnap of about 42 students and staff of Government Science Secondary School, Kagara, Niger State. He also warned that the Federal Government would be held accountable if the students and their

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Mike Sonko A No-Show In Court ‘Over Bipolar Disorder, Excessive Weight

Special Prosecutor Taib Ali Taib on Wednesday told a court to issue a warrant of arrest against former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko in the Sh10 million Webtribe bribery case. Sonko had been ordered to appear in court by Magistrate Douglas Ogoti but failed to. Taib said Sonko has been using his sickness as an excuse not to appear in court.

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Buhari Reportedly Appoints Gambo Manzo, Abubakar Barde, Others Into Too DPR Positions

President Muhammadu Buhari has allegedly appointment more political aides and loyalists into top positions at the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) have revealed that Buhari reportedly appointed three serving aides and a political player in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to separate positions at the highly-courted oil and gas sector regulatory body. According to reports,GamboManzo, AbubakarBarde and AbbaDansarari who are currently serving as aides to

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Kagara School Abduction: Details Of Meeting Between Sheikh Gumi And Niger Governor Emerges

The Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello on Friday met with a prominent Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi to discuss how to secure the release of the kidnapped Kagara students and staff. Before meeting the Governor,  reports had it that Gumi had on Thursday visited the bandits in the Tagina forest of Niger State. Speaking shortly after meeting Gumi, the Niger State Governor debunked

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Supreme Court Rejects Mahama’s Review Application

Ghana’s Supreme Court has rejected a review application filed by John Mahama affirming the right of the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission to testify in the ongoing election petition case. Mr. Mahama’s legal team were seeking to get the court to overturn an earlier ruling o get Mrs Jean Mensa to mount the witness box. The Chief Justice, Kwasi Anin-Yeboah

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Bobi Wine Issues List Of 243 Missing People

Ugandan opposition politician Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, Monday released a list of at least 243 people he claims were abducted by the government. On Twitter, Wine said his team has hundreds of other names that are still being verified before they can be published. The run-up to the disputed January 2021 general election was marked by a

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Raymond Moi Blast Baringo MCA’s For Felling BBI Yet County Is Deep In Poverty

Raymond Moi blasts Baringo MCAs for felling BBI yet county is deep in poverty. Moi who hails from Baringo and whose father Daniel arap Moi ruled Kenya for 24 years until 2002, said the county is deep in poverty that only the BBI bill can address. Speaking at a public rally in Nakuru county on Friday, February 13, the KANU

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#OCCUPYLEKKITOLLGATE PROTESTERS ARRESTED FOR PEACEFUL PROTEST.

The youths of Nigeria took to the street of Lagos on Saturday, 13th February, 2021 to carry out peaceful protest #OccupyLekkiTollGate, against the verdict passed by the judicial panel inquiry established by the Lagos state government to probe brutality and highhandedness of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) to reopen the Lekki tollgate. The peaceful protesters who gathered at Lekki

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