Buhari Sends Warning Message To Nigerians
President Buhari, who was reacting to reports reaching him on the renewed cult violence, with Ogun state as the new battlefront, said that the police and other law enforcement agencies must confront head on, groups seeking to destroy peace and bring disorder before they gain strength.
It has been reported that the clashes between the Eiye and Aiye cult groups have persisted, lasting for over a week, following the killing of key leaders of both groups.
Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has asked Nigerians not to support or vote for some presidential aspirants who claimed their nomination forms were purchased for them by groups.
DAILY POST recalls that the former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, former Anambra Governor, Peter Obi and other aspirants had claimed that some groups purchased their Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, nomination form for them.
But Obasanjo, who spoke during a colloquium to mark the 61st birthday of Pastor Itua Ighodalo in Lagos, said the aspirants lied to Nigerians and should not be voted in the forthcoming presidential election.
The former president, who admitted that the problem of the country emanated from bad leadership, argued that youths cannot afford the N40 million nomination form as claimed by the aspirants.
President Bazoum Meets Buhari
President Mohammed Bazoum of Niger Republic on Thursday expressed appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari for approving the $1.96 billion Kano-Katsina-Maradi railway project.The Nigerien leader, who was on State visit to Nigeria, made the commendation after a closed door bilateral talks with Buhari in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on .
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Buhari had in February 2021 performed the ground-breaking ceremony of the Kano–Dutse–Jibia (Katsina State}–Maradi 284km rail project connecting Kano in Nigeria to Maradi in Niger Republic, virtually.
The project, approved by the Federal Executive Council (FEC) in September 2020, is believed to be crucial to rail development in Nigeria and in the West African sub-region.
Unity, Tolerance Key Drivers Of Peace – Osinbajo.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says unity and tolerance are crucial values needed to safeguard peace and stability in a multi-religious society like Nigeria.
Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement on Thursday, said the vice president said this when he received a delegation of Imams, Islamic scholars and Muslim leaders from all over the country in Abuja.
The delegation of more than 25 Islamic clerics, intellectuals and leaders of different groups was drawn from higher institutions, National Council of Ulamas, Qadiriyya Movement, Fitiyanul Islam of Nigeria and Darika Sect.