‘’Imagine instead of fielding Nwabali we decided to field a goalkeeper from the 80s because it is ‘his turn’ – Aisha yesufu reveals
32 mins ago
February 8, 2024
Aisha Yesufu, an activist, has urged Nigerians to utilize football sense during the upcoming election.
Aisha posed a question to Nigerians, asking them to imagine if they had chosen a former 80s goalkeeper instead of Stanley Nwabali for the AFCON competition.
Nigerians have been urged by activist Aisha Yesufu to use football sense during the election.
In an online post, Aisha questioned Nigerians to imagine what would have happened if instead of fielding Super Eagles goalkeeper, Stanley Nwabali during the AFCON competition, Nigerians decided to field a goalkeeper from the 80s because it was his turn.
‘’Imagine instead of fielding Stanley Nwabali we decided to field a goalkeeper from the 80s because it is his turn.
Make we Dey use football sense during election.
Religious and tribal sentiments don’t give you positive results.”
Mashood Shittu Says All He Heard From The People In Abia State Was That NNPP Is Kano
42 mins ago
February 8, 2024
Former presidential candidate and National Chairman of the Alliance National Party, Alhaji Mashood Shittu, in a news published by Punch Newspaper, has highlighted the necessity of unity for Nigeria’s advancement during a speech in Umuahia.
Shittu, representing Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano State at the 66th birthday celebration of Umuahia-based entrepreneur High Chief Uche James Akwukwaegbu, emphasized the challenges faced in contemporary Nigeria due to hardships.
Shittu praised Akwukwaegbu’s accomplishment in reaching the age of 66, attributing his longevity to a life of achievement and peace. He underscored the importance of building bridges across Nigeria’s diverse regions to foster unity and national development.
Expressing his impressions of Abia State during his inaugural visit, Shittu remarked on the warmth and friendliness of the people. He reflected on the need for mutual visits among Nigerians to strengthen national cohesion.
Addressing the NNPP court case, Shittu noted the national significance attached to local issues, emphasizing the need for a broader perspective on Nigeria’s challenges. He commended Chief Akwukwaegbu, acknowledging their cordial relationship and his contributions to the Kwankwasiyya movement.
In representing the Kwankwasiya family, Shittu extended congratulations to the celebrant, emphasizing the significance of their enduring friendship.
He said: “We have been sharing words about Nigeria, especially about the court case of NNPP, and all that I heard from the people here in Abia State was that NNPP is Kano, but they made it to be a national issue. The people of Umuahia are friendly.”
Speaking on the celebrant, Chief Akwukwaegbu, Shittu said, “He is worth the congratulatory message we are passing across to him. We have been friendly and enjoy good relationship with each other. We also remembered his relationship with Kwankwasiyya. I have come to represent the Kwankwasiya family here in Umuahia and to celebrate with him.
‘All that had to do with security in Anambra, I did it with the authority of the president’ — Peter Obi
45 mins ago
February 8, 2024
Peter Obi, a former presidential candidate of the Labour Party has stated that when he was governor of Anambra State,
he successfully requested the removal of all Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) and exercised authority over security matters, even demolishing houses when necessary,
all with the president’s approval during the late President Yar’Adua era.
Obi made this statement in a video recently shared on YouTube by Sahara TV.
He made it known that he enjoyed a substantial measure of power to make some security decisions as governor and he also stressed the importance of governors being in charge and responsible for their states. He emphasized the need for a determined president who grants governors the authority to act effectively.
In Peter Obi’s words:
“All that had to do with security in Anambra, including pulling people’s house down I did it with the authority of the president.
And every month, there was a conversation between the president and the governors and it happened under Yar’Adua”.
Watch the video here, start from 8:29 for the quote