In reaction to the summon by the Nigerian Senate to appear before it over critical remarks, Professor Itse Sagay, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption has responded with vibrating harder remarks to the house.
The power tussle at the Senate is taking a new dimension as human rights lawyer Femi Falana ask President Muhammadu Buhari to put to an end the spate of impunity in the National Assembly lest more damage is done to the country and his administration.
The Cable reports that Femi Falana declared in a statement on Wednesday, March 29 that the refusal of the Senate to screen the 27 resident electoral commissioners due to Buhari’s decision to keep Ibrahim Magu as acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was a clear act of impunity.
Women protest naked due to wanton killing by fulani herdsmen. They protest naked with placards boldly written Fulani Must Go!.
It is no longer news that in certain part of Nigeria right now, anytime any day the herdsmen can walk comfortably into any community, kill ,maim, kidnap, rob and even rape in a relaxed manner then leave anytime they feel satisfied with intervention form the security agencies.
News filtering in that gunmen suspected to be herdsmen invaded Zaki Biam community, Ukum LGA in Benue state killing about 20 people.
The raid was carried out on Monday, March 20. A community leader, Chief Udam Wuhe, said more than 10 gunmen stormed the town from TorTonda- Zaki Biam road at about 5:00pm.
An unidentified middle aged woman in a suicide attempt, jumped into Maza Maza lagoon along Mile2 and was rescued by people hanging around the area.
According to eye witness know as Emeka ,
“The thing happened so fast that we could not stop her. However, when she jumped, we called for help, prompting people under the bridge to dive in and rescue her,”
New video of Abubakar Shekau, leader of Boko Haram sect has been released Friday 17th March with him denying recent claims of attacks by Cameroonian President Paul Biya as he threatened the entire world leaders.
The new video which lasts for 27 minutes was forwarded to Premium Times by a journalist with known links with Boko Haram insurgents showed Abubakar Shekau appreciating his followers.
Bauchi Governor Shuts Down Scondary School
The Executive Governor of Bauchi State has ordered the closure of a secondary school in Buachi state capital over illegal wedding conducted among students during school hours.
Premium Times reports that due to the spate of alleged sexual immorality, the Governor had to take the decision.