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The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has “strongly condemned the intimidation and harassment by the police of Kassim Afegbua, spokesman of General Ibrahim Babangida over a statement he issued on behalf of the former military president”.
The drama, the controversy, the confusion, the double entendre, attended by seeming cowardice, that grew around a statement, perhaps the statements, purportedly issued by former military President Ibrahim Babangida on Sunday, February 4, is absolutely unnecessary, unfortunate and utterly avoidable.
The media adviser to ex-Nigerian leader Ibrahim Babangida, Kassim Afegbua, who was declared wanted by the police has absolved himself of any wrongdoing.
Kassim Afegbua, a spokesperson for former military ruler, Ibrahim Babangida, said on Monday that he received no invitation from the police over a statement he signed on behalf of his principal Sunday afternoon.
The senator representing Kaduna central, Shehu Sani, has claimed that former Military Head of State, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, indeed issued a statement telling President Muhammadu Buhari not to stand for re-election next year.
The spokesperson to former president Ibrahim Babangida (IBB), Kassim Afegbua, speaking on a Channels television programme on Sunday evening said that the statement accrued to the septuagenarian is not personalised to the incumbent president Muhammadu Buhari.
The spokesman of Ibrahim Babaginda, Kassim Afegbua, says the former military president authorised the statement he issued earlier.
Former Nigerian head of state Ibrahim Babangida has allegedly disowned a press statement authored on his behalf by his spokesman Kassim Afegbua.
Former Nigerian head of state Ibrahim Babangida has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to shelve any plans to seek reelection in 2019, noting that Nigeria would be better without Buhari's "analogue system."
He called on Nigerians to cooperate with President Muhammadu Buhari to complete his term of office on May 29th, 2019 and collectively prepare the way for new generation (of) leaders to assume the mantle of leadership of the country.
Former military leader, Ibrahim Babangida, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to stand down after his first term in 2019.
Former military president Ibrahim Babangida has asked Nigerians to co-operate with President Muhammadu Buhari until his tenure ends — but vote for a new generation of leaders in 2019.
Recalcitrant tax defaulters, high-end politicians, top civil servants, businessmen and other wealthy Nigerians with questionable sources of income are now in panic mode as the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) and other anti-graft agencies began beaming their searchlight on them in line with the Federal Government’s effort to retrieve state funds tallegedly siphoned in shady transactions.
CropIT Nigeria Limited (CropIT) in partnership with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) have concluded plans to launch a robust digital platform that will impact more than 5,000,000 farmers and over 100,000 agricultural extension officers.
The leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-East geopolitical zone has congratulated Governors Okezie Ikpeazu, David Umahi, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and Emeka Ihedioha of Abia, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo respectively on their victories at the governorship election petition tribunals.
Gabon will become the first African country paid with international funds to preserve its forests in an effort to fight climate change, the United Nations said Sunday.
The Ogun State Government has revealed that it may establish two additional universities to address the agitation of the people of the Central and Western Senatorial districts respectively.
Kaduna based Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmed Gumi, has passed a damning verdict on the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the damage the government had done to the nation, especially it’s economy will take “40 years to correct”.
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has appointed a serving 26-year-old female Youth Corps member, Miss Joana Nnazua Kolo as a commissioner.
Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, said Biafra’s case can no longer be ignored by Nigeria, as he had lodged it with various arms of the United Nations.
Desmond Akawor, former Nigerian ambassador to South Korea and Director General of Rivers State PDP Campaign Council, on Thursday, told the Rivers State governorship election tribunal that the March 9, 2019 governorship poll in the state was conducted peacefully and in compliance with the Electoral Act and INEC’s guidelines.
The United States has issued visas allowing Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to travel to New York for the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations next week, Iran’s UN mission said on Thursday.