Buhari Sets to Received Orubebe 7 Years After He Disrupted Coalition Centre
Barring any last minutes changes, Elder Godsday Orubebe will be joining the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), seven years after he attempted to scuttle the emergence of President Muhammadu Buhari, as Nigerian leader .
President Buhari is set to receive Orubebe into the ruling party in the next few days. Orubebe had in apparent loyalty to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and President Goodluck Jonathan, on March 31st, 2015, disrupted proceedings at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) collation centre in Abuja.
It willbe recalled that Orubebe acted to forestall the admission of election results from the states favourable to the emergence of Buhari as president-elect. Orubebe, was appointed a substantive minister on April 6, 2010, when Jonathan constituted his new cabinet as the acting president.
As a polling agent to Jonathan at the collation centre, he accused then INEC’s chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega, of taking sides with the main opposition at that time, APC. But he later apologised to the nation over his conduct, adding that he regretted the action.
However, in a fresh twist, Orubebe on Monday dumped the PDP as a prelude to his formal defection to the ruling party. It was learnt that Orubebe’s defection was perfected by the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege and Delta State chairman of APC, Engineer Omeni Sobotie.
Man Commits Suicide Inside Lagos's Detention Centre
Controversy has trail the death of a 39-Year-Old Man who reportedly committed suicide at the detention center of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP).The suspect was arrested and detained in Ikeja GRA, Lagos State for child trafficking offences. An intelligence officer disclosed that she discovered that the man had hung himself during a routine check.Lagos Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Benjamin Hundeyin confirmed...
Catholic Church Donates All 425 Hospitals In Nigeria As Isolation Centre
Yesterday, during the 29th presidential task force for Covid-19 briefing, the chairman of the taskforce who is also the Secretary to the Governemnt of the federation; Boss Mustapha made it publicly known that he Catholic Bishop Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has now offered all its 425 health facilities across the country as isolation centres for COVID-19.The SGF now beseech all the state governments in the country to now take advantage of the facilities.It will be re...
Covid19: Niger State Covid19 Patients Protest Over Poor Treatment In Isolation Centre
Yesterday in Niger state isolation centre some suspected COVID-19 patients receiving treatment at a government facility in Minna, the state capital, threatened to discharge themselves over poor treatment.In a video going viral online, some of the patients expressed anger at the situation, saying they were not comfortable with their feeding arrangement.They however, requested to be allowed to be in their homes instead of being left to die of hunger at the isolation f...
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