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We’ll tell Buhari to speak with Nigerians – Presidency

THE Presidency has promised to get President Muhammadu Buhari, who is on indefinite vacation in London, to speak to Nigerians to douse welling controversies and disquiet in the country over his health status and well-being.

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At the completion of Buhari’s 2nd term in 2023 no one would be able to take Nigeria back to Jonathan days – SGF

By Omeiza Ajayi THE Presidency said, yesterday, that President Muhammadu Buhari was home sick, noting, however, that he would return from his medical vacation in London anytime from now. The assurance came against the backdrop of earlier reports that said the President would return to the country, last weekend, but didn’t happen, as his doctors
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Nigeria’s unfairness to the Igbo, a ticking time bomb – Nnia Nwodo

PRESIDENT-GENERAL of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and two-time minister, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, does not want to witness another civil war in the country because of the nasty experience of the first one between 1967-1970. Consequently, he wants all sections of the country to truthfully air their grievances to enable Nigerians fashion a constitution themselves that will give rise to a true federation. Speaking for the Igbo, he said there is urgent need to address age-long maltreatment of the Igbo, which gave rise to agitation for Biafra Republic by Igbo youth, stressing that Nigeria’s unfairness to the Igbo is a ticking time bomb. He spoke to an editorial team of Vanguard in Lagos on Thursday.

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CJN SAGA: Onnoghen’s fate now with Senate, not Buhari – Presidency

THE National Judicial Council, NJC, has re-nominated Justice Walter Onnoghen for appointment as Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN.

The council took the decision at an emergency meeting in Abuja, yesterday, after which it forwarded its resolution to Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, barely 24 hours after Onnoghen’s name was reportedly transmitted to the Senate by the Presidency for confirmation.

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2Face Idibia’s planned protest: We ‘ll arrest him, if… – Police

The Nigerian Police, yesterday, said it would not allow the anti-government protest planned by popular music star, Innocent Idibia, (2Face Idibia) to hold in Lagos, just as Ekiti State Governor and Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Governors Forum, Mr Ayodele Fayose; lawyer and human rights activist, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa; among other Nigerians, insisted that Nigerians have a right to freedom of expression.

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