The facebook comments below are from Seantor Ted Cruz, the U.S. Senator who was recently in the news for alleging that Nigerian Scam artics were behind the Obamacre website. They paint a horrid picture of the mindset of the senator's followers. Add a comment
President Jonathan has declared three days of national mourning in Nigeria for the late anti apartheid icon, Nelson Mandela, who passed away yesterday. In addition to the 3 days of mourning, all flags are to fly at half mast.
These actions were communicated via a State House press release which NaijaPundit brings you below; Add a comment
Governor Murtala Nyako
By Nanbut Daji
The Alhaji Mijinyawa Kugama led executive of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, loyal to Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa state has refused to follow the governor to join the All Progressives Congress (APC), insisting that the executive remains loyal to PDP .
Kugama while responding to the agitations of the Chief Joel Madaki led- faction of the PDP in the state asking Nyako and his supporters, who recently defected to APC to handover the secretariat to its leadership, said that they were legally elected into their offices remain members of the PDP.
However the Assistant Secretary of Madaki faction of the party in the state, Alhaji Lawan Habu, stated Tuesday that the party has observed that the Kugama faction converted the properties of PDP to the All Progressives Congress, APC, which the party described as criminal and unpatriotic.
Details to follow
FG Teleguided by CAN is Waging a War on Islam
The Supreme Council For Sharia in Nigeria led by DR. Ibrahim Datti Ahmad, has accused the ?Federal Government and the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN if waging a war against Islam. The SCSN also accused the FG and CAN of using the security agencies to target Muslims. These were contained in a very angry press release which NaijaPundit brings you below; Add a comment
Akinwumi Adesina Awarded Forbes Africa Person Of The Year
Nigeria’s Minister for Agriculture Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has been awarded the prestigious Forbes Africa Person of the Year defeating four other prestigious nominees for this continent wide prize.
Adesina was nominated for his bold reforms in Nigeria’s agriculture sector ahead of other nominees, Aliko Dangote of Dangote Group and Chairman of the Zenith Bank Group, Jim Ovia, Strive Masiyiwa, founder of global telecoms group, Econet Wireless in Zimbabwe and South African mining magnate, Patrice Motsepe.
Adesina’s initiatives have empowered more than six million farmers across Nigeria to embrace agriculture as a business.
He has been described as a passionate defender of African farmers, relentless in unlocking opportunities for farmers and changing Africa’s narrative on agriculture to wealth creation, away from poverty reduction. Add a comment
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