Thursday, October 1, 2015

Buhari’s Ministerial Nominees Revealed- Sahara Reporters

SaharaReporters can authoritatively reveal the 21-member President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial nominees submitted to the National Assembly yesterday as follows:

Ministers nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari
1.Dr. Chris Ngige (Anambra)

2. Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti)

3. Rotimi Amaechi (Rivers)

4. Babatunde Fashola (Lagos)

5. Abdurrahman Dambazau (rtd) (Kano)

6. Aisha AlHassan (Taraba)

Western Media Losing Credibility with Reports on Russia Bombing Syria

As Russia launched airstrikes against the self-proclaimed Islamic State terrorist group in Syria, the United States immediately began its disinformation campaign.

On Wednesday, Russian combat jets launched pinpointed strikes against IS targets in Syria. Almost immediately, Western media outlets carried reports of civilian casualties.

Brad Friedman discussed the reporting of western media following the airstrikes that were conducted by Russia in Syria.

Nearly 100,000 People Protest Against US Nuclear Weapons in Germany

They called on German authorities to stop further nuclear armaments on German soil.

Almost 100,000 people signed a petition addressing German Chancellor Angela Merkel, German President Joachim Gauck and the German government not to deploy new nuclear weapons in Germany.

The initiative was launched amid the US’ plans to station up to 20 additional B 61-12 nuclear bombs at Büchel airbase. The activities are being conducted within a NATO sharing program and are raising concerns domestically and internationally.

Amaechi, Fashola , Abike Dabiri, Fayemi reportedly make Buhari's ministerial list

Yesterday the Senate President received the ministerial nominees list from the presidency and there are now speculations as to those Buhari have chosen to work with him in his administration. Among the 21 names speculated to have been sent to the senate for ministerial confirmation includes former governors, Babatunde Fashola, Chris Ngige, Ogbonnaya Onu, Kayode Fayemi, Rotimi Amaechi.

Also speculated to be on the list are: former house of representatives member Abike Dabiri-Erewa, a one time APC governorship flag bearer in Taraba, Aisha Alhassan,

No herdsman would kidnap Falae - Fulani group says

President of Jamu Nati Fulbe Association, a Fulani socio-cultural group in the South-west, Alhaji Salihu Kadir has denied allegations that Fulani herdsmen were responsible for the kidnap of former presidential aspiant, Olu Falae or even engaged in acts of kidnapping in the South West of Nigeria.

In an interview with Daily Trust, Kadir said no Fulani herder who is preoccupied with feeding and nourishing his herds of cows and sheep would think of kidnapping anyone, not to talk of an elder statesman like Falae.

Independence celebration at the State House currently underway

The independence celebration at the state house is currently on the way. Continue to see photos...

Photos: Buhari, Osinbajo, Saraki, Dogara at Independence Day celebration

President Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara at the 55th independence celebration is currently going on at the presidential villa. Continue to see more photos...

President Buhari addresses the nation, speaks on lateness of ministerial appointments

President Buhari this morning had a nationwide broadcast where he spoke on some national issues. One major thing on was on the ministerial list. According to him, the reason for the late delivery of the ministerial list was due to the lateness of the past administration to deliver to his administration their handover notes.

He hinted that the 21 names sent to the senate for screening yesterday was the first batch and that there will be another list that will be sent to the senate for screening in the future.

Man charged with the murder of a Nigerian, Moses Fadairo in east London

27-year-old Christopher Erunse was today, October 1, charged with the murder of Moses Fadairo.
Moses Fadairo, 25, was gunned down on a busy market street in Clapton by a gun-wielding mob in a suspected gangland execution in Hackney, east Londonon Saturday, September 26, just after 1pm. Paramedics tried to resuscitate him but he died at the scene.

According to Evening Standard, the father of twin boys born earlier this year  staggered into Mighty Meats  butche's shop in Chatsworth Road, Lower Clapton,then ran 50 yards down the road before collapsing in a pool of blood.

Kwara state cancels Independence parade following security fears

The Kwara State Government has cancelled the state's 55th Independence anniversary parade scheduled to hold at the Metropolitan Square, Ilorin, the state capital following some security fears. According to the Secretary to the Government Sola Gold, security reports received by the police in the state suggested that some individuals arrived the state on Wednesday night allegedly with the intention of disrupting the independence day celebration and endangering lives. Recall that the state Eid prayer was disrupted last week after some aggrieved residents in the state stormed the prayer ground to boo the senate president Bukola Saraki.

I can be successfully impeached if I interfere - Pres. Buhari speaks on Saraki's Trial

President Buhari says he will not be interfering in the trial of the senate president Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal as he could be successfully impeached if he does so. According to him, the Nigerian constitution does not permit interference between the three arms of government, that is the Legislature, Judiciary and the Executive.