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Daura, please don’t teach me nonsense! . .. By YINKA ODUMAKIN

Daura, please don’t teach me nonsense! VOICE OF Courage... By YINKA ODUMAKIN MAY Allah bless the deposed Emir of Gwandu, AlhajiMustapha Jokolo who was the ADC to General Muhammadu Buhari in his first coming as Nigeria’s military ruler. He told the story years ago of how Mamman Daura was the man Buhari picked to do some blueprints for his coup group in 1983 which brought on the scene the ‘competencce’ of the man who is now teaching Nigerians that subject as we move towards 2023. In an explosive interview with The Sun Newspaper in 2008, Jokolo made the following revelations about the Buhari regime “One, the regime came in at the time it was required. Definitely. But I told you we planned and

Uduaghan replies Akpabio on NDDC contract

Uduaghan replies Akpabio on NDDC contract The immediate past Gov of Delta State Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, has debunked an allegation in a publication by an online medium (not Vanguard) on Monday 3rd August 2020, that the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has linked two former governors of Delta State, Messrs James Ibori and Emmanuel Uduaghan, to the various contracts awarded by the Niger Delta Development Commission. In the said publication, it was stated that “Uduaghan was linked to the emergency repairs of Close B, Alhaji Estate & Environs, Rumuodomaya, Port Harcourt at a cost of N429m.” Uduaghan in a statement on Monday by his Media Assistant, Monoyo Edon, stated very clearly that the said accusation is false. The statement read ”Dr. Uduaghan has

Rooney Blames Ferguson For Man United’s UCL Final Defeats To Barcelona

Rooney Blames Ferguson For Man United’s UCL Final Defeats To Barcelona Legendary England Wayne Rooney has criticised former manager Sir Alex Ferguson for his “suicidal” tactics in Manchester United’s two Champions League finals against Barcelona. United twice met Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona side in the last two of the competition in 2009 and 2011. On both occasions United were beaten 2-0 and 3-1 respectively to the likes of Lionel Messi, Xavi, Andres Iniesta and co. But Rooney feels United could have came out on top had they implemented different tactics. Discussing Real Madrid’s chances of overturning a 2-1 first leg loss to Guardiola’s Man City this week, Rooney told The Sunday Times : “It’s always hard for a club like Real to go into a game saying ‘we’ll surrender the ball’. It is

Northern youths have made public the region they are supporting to produce the president in 2023.

Northern youths have made public the region they are supporting to produce the president in 2023. Igbos Youths in Northern part of the country have thrown their support for the south to produce the president in 2023. They also rejected arguments by influential nephew of President Muhammadu Buhari, Mallam Mamman Daura, that competence, and not zoning, should determine the next President. According to TheNation, the youths, under the aegis of the Arewa Youths for Peace and Security (AYPS), said the south should be allowed to produce the next President because it will further unite Nigeria. President of the group, Alhaji Salisu Magaji, who stated this in a statement, on Sunday, argued it will be unfair not to allow the South take another shot at the

Nigerian-born politician, Okoye blazes trail in U.S. politics

A Nigerian, Mr Gabe Okoye, is on the ballot in a forthcoming Democratic Party’s senatorial primary runoff election in the U.S. Okoye, who hails from Enugwu-Aguleri, in Anambra,  is seeking the main opposition party’s ticket for the Nov. 3 general election into the Georgia State Senate to represent District 9. Okoye, who is a chieftain of the party in the state, faces a black female challenger, Nikki Merritt, in the second round scheduled for Aug. 11. They both advanced to the runoff stage after defeating a third aspirant, Cheryle Moses, in the first round of the primary held on June 9. The winner will face the incumbent, Sen. Peter Martin, a Republican, who has been representing the district since 2015 and is seeking a