Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Lai Mohammed Must Explain Latest Bomb Attacks – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described Sunday and Monday’s Boko Haram attacks in Borno and Adamawa states as disheartening and an indictment on the All Progressives Congress, APC, Federal Government, saying that the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed must explain to Nigerians how the same Boko Haram he said had been “technically defeated” could carry out such daring and deadly attacks.

Fani-Kayode Telling Lies To Protect Jonathan —Fashakin

A former National Publicity Secretary of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change, Rotimi Fashakin, has accused a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, of spreading lies in the media in a bid to defend the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan.
Fashakin, who is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, said this on Tuesday in a Facebook post while reacting to Fani-Kayode’s open letter to Buhari.
Fani-Kayode had accused Buhari of victimising Jonathan even as he maintained that Jonathan bought weapons to fight Boko Haram.

Melaye Tears PDP Constitution At APC Rally

The Chairman of the Senate ad hoc Committee on Publicity, Senator Dino Melaye, on Tuesday, tore the Peoples Democratic Party membership card of the immediate past commissioner representing Cross River State on the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Mr. Paul Adah.
Melaye also tore the party’s constitution as the former NDDC commissioner joined the ranks of eminent PDP stalwarts that have defected to the All Progressives Congress in the state.

Fani-Kayode Urges Support For Government's Anti- Terror Campaign

The former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, on Wednesday called for increased support for government’s ongoing campaign against terrorism.
Fani-Kayode said irrespective of the differences, it was important to seek collective efforts on the insurgency, stressing that the fight against terror should not be politicized.
The ex-minister spoke on Channels TV Sunrise Programme monitored by our correspondent in Abuja.

PDP Vice Chairmen Back Buhari's Anti- Graft War

The National Vice Chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have expressed support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti corruption war.
The party chiefs have also dissociated themselves from some prominent members indicted in the $2.1 billion arms scandal perpetrated under the last administration.
A number of PDP leading lights, including the immediate past National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, are standing trial for their alleged roles in the scandal.
At a meeting held in Abuja on Tuesday, the vice chairmen agreed that the country’s economic growth could be stunted if corruption is not eradicated.

The Ottoman Empire Strikes Back

This comment was selected by Mod KL  from the  post “Foreign Policy Diary – Turkey Seeks to Become New Ottoman Empire”. The moderator believes it gives an additional brief overview of Turkey’s real ambitions. It reveals more pieces of the puzzle, regarding Turkey’s true  intentions by projecting its power well beyond its borders – yet again.