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June 12: PDP condemns clampdown on protesters

June 12: PDP condemns clampdown on protesters

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the All Progressives Congress and the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), of clamping down on citizens’ rights. The party made this known on Saturday via a statement titled, ‘June 12: PDP condemns APC, Buhari’s clampdown on peaceful protesters’, signed by the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan. Nigerian...

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June 12: Let’s bury our differences, tackle insecurity – Buhari’s aide, Enang to political actors

June 12: Let’s bury our differences, tackle insecurity – Buhari’s aide, Enang to political actors

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Niger Delta Affairs, Ita Enang has urged all the actors in different political parties to set aside their differences and join hands in tackling the insecurity bedevilling the country. The Presidential aide and former Senator made the plea on Saturday in a press briefing at the...

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June 12: Kogi residents ignore democracy day protests, celebrate indoors

June 12: Kogi residents ignore democracy day protests, celebrate indoors

There is relative calm across Kogi State despite the widespread anxiety over the June 12 nationwide protest. UGAMATV reports that some strategic locations in Lokoja the Kogi State capital on Saturday had no sign of protests. People were seen going about their daily activities peacefully as our correspondent who monitored the situation in the state...

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Democracy Day: Gov Makinde joins June 12 protest in Ibadan

Democracy Day: Gov Makinde joins June 12 protest in Ibadan

Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde on Saturday joined the June 12 protest in his state. Makinde, a governor on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, joined the protest in Ibadan, the state capital. In a video that surfaced online, the governor is seen among protesters who were chanting his name as he...

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Take me to court if you think I infected you with HIV- Actress Joyce Dzidzor tells Ghanaian men after testing positive on live TV

Take me to court if you think I infected you with HIV- Actress Joyce Dzidzor tells Ghanaian men after testing positive on live TV

Former HIV/AIDS Ambassador, Joyce Dzidzor Mensah has dared Ghanaian men to take her to court if they feel she infected them with HIV.  Joyce who said this after testing positive for HIV on a live TV show, said her threats are addressed to Ghanaians in Germany who have vowed to have her prosecuted over an allegations of deliberately infecting them with the deadly...

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LET’S ENGENDER JUSTICE, DIALOGUE TO SECURE NIGERIA AND PREVENT ANOTHER ABIOLA SCENERIO- ENUGU REP

LET’S ENGENDER JUSTICE, DIALOGUE TO SECURE NIGERIA AND PREVENT ANOTHER ABIOLA SCENERIO- ENUGU REP

Deputy Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Toby Okechukwu, has enjoined Nigerian leaders to tow the path of justice, equity, dialogue, and rule of law in order to arrest worsening insecurity and separatist agitations across the country. Okechukwu said the nation was clearly in a state of anomie and dysfunction, although there were...

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BREAKING June 12: Comedian Mr Macaroni joins protesters in Lagos

BREAKING June 12: Comedian Mr Macaroni joins protesters in Lagos

Popular comedian Debo Adebayo, also known as Mr Macaroni, has joined protesters at the Gani Fawehinmi Park in the Ojota area, the venue of the June 12 protest in Lagos State, UGAMATV  reports. The protesters had earlier been dispersed by the police who fired tear gas canisters at them and also fired gunshots in the air....

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June 12 has come to stay – Sanwo-Olu

June 12 has come to stay – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu says June 12 is a date that will never be forgotten in Nigeria. In his statement, Sanwo-Olu said it marked what the late Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola stood for and fought for. The governor regretted that the day was when the country’s democracy and the freedom to choose a leader...

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Police surround Gani Fawehinmi Park, venue of Lagos #June12 protest

Police surround Gani Fawehinmi Park, venue of Lagos #June12 protest

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad have surrounded the Gani Fawehinmi Park in Ojota, the venue of the June 12 protest in Lagos State. About three Hilux Vehicles and two armoured tanks were seen at the venue on Saturday. Three people who wanted to enter the park were prevented from doing so by the personnel...