Showing posts with label Politics. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Politics. Show all posts

Wednesday, 11 November 2020

Former Governor Balarabe Musa is Dead

Balarabe Musa, a former Governor of Old Kaduna state is dead.




The former chairman of the Peoples Redemption Party, PRP, died today after a brief illness at 84-year-old.



Former Kaduna Senator, Shehu Sani, confirmed Mr Balarabe Musa’s death via his Twitter page.




He will be buried later in the afternoon.

Source - News direct

We have not been served any paper - 2face Idibia

Nigerian music legend, Innocent Idibia seems unconcerned about the lawsuit slammed at his face.
It could be recalled that we made a report about an activist dragging 50 Nigerian celebrities to court for the roles in the #EndSARS protests.





2Baba had his name in the list and reacting to it in a recent statement by his manager, he said;



“There’s no comment yet. We have not been served any paper. We have not received any formal summon. We can’t respond to what is merely trending on social media until we receive a summon we can’t respond.”


Father, Actor, Blogger, Producer, Host, Artiste Manager, Writer, Bookmaker and Entrepreneur.

Tuesday, 10 November 2020

Count me out, I won't be part of Social media Proposed Clampdown -Gov Seyi Makinde




Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde has distanced himself from the proposed clampdown on social media through regulation.

He also denied media reports Southwest Governors voted in favour of social media regulation bill.


Rather, he said the Governors only resolved the existing Cybercrime Act (Cybercrime Prohibition Prevention Act, 2015) should be allowed to take its course instead of duplicating an existing law in the name of social media bill.

He spoke on Tuesday while inaugurating an 11-man judicial panel at the Executive Chamber of the Governor’s office, Agodi, Secretariat, Ibadan.

The panel is chaired by a retired Chief Judge, Justice Badejoko Adeniji while Mrs. Oluwafolake Ogundele, an Assistant Director, Department of Public Prosecution, Ministry of Justice is to serve as Secretary.


Other members of the panel include: Prof. Odutayo Akintayo, Dr Oluwole Akintayo, Mrs. Wumi Odutayo, Mr Nasir Sulaimon, Ms Mary Kolawole, Mr Babatunde Oduyoye, Mrs Maryan Badmus, Mr Falowo Saheed and Mr Agbeja Adebola.

Makinde said about 50 petitions have been received through the official portal created for members of the public to register their complaints.


On the social media regulation, he said: “Let me categorically state that as far as I know, there was no such communiqué from the Southwest Governors that I am part of.

“Yes, I was in Lagos on Sunday, we did hold a meeting but our agreement at the meeting was that we already have an existing Cybercrime Act (Cybercrime Prohibition Prevention Act, 2015), so there was no need for any further duplicity in terms of a specific social media bill.


“So, should anyone choose to sponsor such, I should be categorically be counted out. Because the Cybercrime Act is extensive enough and covers any issues that any so-called Social media Bill may seek to address.”

He added: “And as I have said in various fora, we are fully aware of the trust deficit in the system right now, the trust deficit between the government, the leaders and the ordinary citizens. People are angry, there is a lot of anger in the land. There is a lot of hunger as well.”


He urged members of the public with legitimate case of human right violations to bring same forward to the panel with evidence, nothing that such is the only way the job of the panel could be easily done.

“Some people have said it will not yield any result. Well, the only way it can produce a result is if people present their cases and bring evidences to support them, so that the panel can make their recommendations which will then be adopted and implemented.

“So, something would happen if people are able to come forward and present their cases before the panel.

“When it comes to judicial matters, it is a matter of evidence. Even if your brother is the judge, if you don’t have any evidence, nothing is going to happen.

Wednesday, 7 October 2020

SHAME ON YOU’ – WIZKID REPLIES BUHARI’S AIDE, LAURETTA ONOCHIE

‘SHAME ON YOU’ – WIZKID REPLIES BUHARI’S AIDE, LAURETTA ONOCHIE
Popular Nigerian singer, Wizkid, has responded to a statement by the Special Assistant to President Muhammdu Buhari on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, where she described him as a ‘dumb kid’.

Onochie described Wizkid as being ignorant, insensitive and behaving like a kid for attacking the president over SARS brutalities.

However, Wizkid responding to Onochie on Tuesday night, told her to be ashamed of herself for making such utterance.

According to him, he has the right to demand for better governance as a father no matter his age.

Wizkid on his Twitter page wrote: “Lol, a 77-year-old man is not young ma. You are a woman and a mother and kids are getting killed by police/SARS and this is all you have to say? Shame on you!! Shame on you!!

“I am a father and age has nothing to do with demanding for a better governance in my country!


Saturday, 8 August 2020

Senator Buruji Kashamu would be buried on Sunday

The remains of Senator Buruji Kashamu would be buried on Sunday.

A statement by his Media Adviser Austin Oniyokor, said the late politician would be buried by 12noon in his Ijebu-Igbo residence in accordance with Islamic rites.

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READ ALSO: BREAKING: Sen. Buruji Kashamu Lost his life to Corona- virus Complications https://www.ara-newstrends.com/2020/08/sen-buruji-kashamu-lost-his-life-to.html


The 62-year-old died of COVID-19 on Saturday at First Cardiologist Hospital, Lagos.



















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