Friday, June 10, 2016

Who Wants Our President Dead?

by Olalekan Waheed Adigun
What started as a big joke suddenly became a reality. In a desperate bid to stop the emergence of President Muhammadu Buhari the heat of the 2015 presidential election, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, the Ekiti state Governor, did the unthinkable. He single-handedly placed an “obituary” of a living person on the front pages of The Punch and The Sun (January 19, 2015). What was his reason for this: “Will you allow history to repeat itself? Enough of State burials.”

Niger Delta Avengers Give Nigerian Government Condition For Ceasefire.

According to a statement issued by the spokesperson for the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), Brigadier-General Mudoch Agbinibo, the Niger Delta region has sustained Nigeria for a long time but has received little in return.Mr. Agbinibo’s statement lamented the neglect of the region by successive governments and emphasized that Niger Delta must be given the right to control its own resources and possibly be carved out from Nigeria.

France building military base in Syria – Reports

France has begun to build a military base near the city of Kobane in Syria’s Aleppo province, the Russian state-fundend news agency “Sputnik” reported on June 10.
The news agency argued, citing an anonymous Kurdish source, that French special operation forces deployed to Northern Syria started the construction of a military base:

FG sacks management of Niger Delta Holding Company of Nigeria

Federal Government has sacked the management of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company led by James Abiodun Olotu pictured above. The sack is contained in a statement released by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir David Lawal today June 10th. Chiedu Ugbo has been announced as the acting MD of the company. Read the statement below

Democrats Are Now the Aggressive War Party

With the rise of Hillary as the party's presumptive nominee, the Democrats have come full circle from a dovish 1968 party to the current party of the aggressive neoconservatives. Clinton avidly supported the Iraq war and supported the "surge" in Afghanistan. Lobbied hard for the US attack on Libya. Did her best to scuttle the Iran deal early on. Pushed for the overthrow of Assad in Syria. She is the neocon dream, which is why so many of them are flocking to support her. War has come home to the Democratic Party.

Ibori London Case; The Week's Proceedings

This a press statement. Read below...
After three continuous days of unremitting tension-soaked court sessions, Chief James OnanefeIbori won a major victory this week at the Southwark Crown Court, London. The court ruled that the  confiscation hearing against him, which was to start last Monday June 6, would wait until the conclusion of the investigation of corruption,and misleading the court, charges against the British Police and the Prosecution, in jailing the former Delta State Governor.

Alexander Lukashenko: Belarus and Russia adequately respond to NATO buildup on the borders of our Union

Russians keep saying that NATO is in a process of deploying new armies on Russia’s borders. I must emphasize that first and foremost NATO is on our borders, Belorussian borders. We see this, and we take all adequate measures without making any noise.

I see that the Russian leadership is acting today in the same way mirroring the Western actions, meaning that we have a joint group of the armed forces on the West, which task is to ensure the safety of our homeland, Belarus and Russia. At the heart of this group are the Belorussian defense forces. In case of a conflict, they will be the first to go into battle,  even before the concentrated  united defense forces of Belarus and the Russian Federations will catch up with them.

NDA blow up another pipeline, give reasons for their agitations

A statement by their spokesperson, Brig. Gen Mudoch Agbinibo, reads in part: "Since the day crude oil was discovered in commercial quantity here, what we have being asking from the FG is portable drinking water, electricity, roads, employment, quality education/educational facilities, resource control, participation in the oil business and inclusive governance that will engender substantial freedom.