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WARNING: NIGERIA must unconditionally release, compensate NNAMDI KANU Now-UNITED NATIONS … Indict Nigeria and Kenya Governments for the arrest and extraordinary rendition, torture and continued detention of the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra *Directs Nigeria to report back within six months of the transmission of its opinions on Kanu’s matter, steps taken to comply with all the recommendations, refers case of Kanu’s torture to Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment for further consideration * 16-page report dated July 20, 2022 adopted on April 4 by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its 93rd session, held between March 30-April 8, 2022 *“UN Working Group finds that Kanu’s continued deprivation of liberty violates his rights under articles 3 and 9 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, article 9 of the Covenant, and principles 2, 4, and 10 of the Body of Principles and constitutes arbitrary detention under category I, Mr. Kanu has indeed been targeted by the Government as a human rights defender on account of his freedom of opinion and expression as well as his position regarding the sovereignty of Biafra” *BY STANLEY OBELUKU/POLITICAL Reporter, South East, Nigeria

WARNING: NIGERIA must unconditionally release, compensate NNAMDI KANU Now-UNITED NATIONS … Indict Nigeria and Kenya Governments for the arrest and extraordinary rendition, torture and continued detention of the Leader of the Indigenous People...

THERE is evidence of Violation of Freedom of Christians’ Rights to Practice their Religion in Nigeria, writes United States Republican Senators to U.S. Secretary of State … ‘Nigeria has no Single Record of Any Christian or Muslim facing Persecution’, LAI Mohammed, Minister of Information & Culture faults claim *Call based on false premise and misunderstanding of what was going on in the country-FG *‘Some Nigerian criminals kidnap for money, hold people to ransom irrespective of their religion and there are some issues of communal matters dating back to many years. If statistics are to be taken, many Muslims as Christians would be discovered to have been victims of these abductors’ *‘We want to say that Nigeria does not have a policy that denies people the freedom to practice their religion. The country does not have a policy of violation freedom of religion and it is not true that Nigeria persecutes anybody on account of his or her faith’ *BY BISAYO OPEYEMI/DIPLOMATIC Correspondence, Abuja & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

THERE is evidence of Violation of Freedom of Christians’ Rights to Practice their Religion in Nigeria, writes United States Republican Senators to U.S. Secretary of State … ‘Nigeria has no Single Record of Any Christian or Muslim facing...

NIGERIA 2013 Election: PDP caucus plans to endorse WIKE as ATIKU’S Vice Presidential running mate *“We, the Progressives at the Green Chamber of the National Assembly, under the umbrella of our great party, the PDP, are meeting on Monday in Abuja to endorse the candidature of the River State Governor, Nyesom Wike, as the vice presidential candidate of our party”-BUSAYO Oluwole Oke, House Committee Chair on Public Accounts *BY AHMADU ISIAKA/POLITICAL Reporter, Abuja

NIGERIA 2013 Election: PDP caucus plans to endorse WIKE as ATIKU’S Vice Presidential running mate *“We, the Progressives at the Green Chamber of the National Assembly, under the umbrella of our great party, the PDP, are meeting on Monday...

Rehashing old Story: Frustrated APC Member seeks Disqualification of ASIWAJU BOLA AHMED TINUBU over Alleged Age Falsification, Chicago Certificate Scandal, Petitions Presidential Screening Committee … ‘Tinubu never graduated from the University of Chicago, lied about age and state of origin, shouldn’t be allowed to participate in June 7 party primary’, claim SAGIR Mai Iyali in a letter made available to the press *‘Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has to show proof he attended University of Chicago or he must stand disqualified as the opposition is in possession of these same documents. From the information contained in prior submission to INEC in 1999, Mr Tinubu presented a false claim, on oath, of his attendance at University of Chicago from 1972-1976. It is clear that these claims are false”-PETITION *“I lost my university degree certificate while I was in exile during NADECO days between 1994 and 1998. I stated in my INEC form 001 filled when I contested the Lagos State governorship poll in 1999 that I graduated from the University of Chicago”-TINUBU claimed in affidavit attached to prior INEC form *FROM THE SUPREME COURT RECORD: “In our judgment on May 10, 2002, we ruled that Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu could not be prosecuted by the police for alleged certificate forgery. The Inspector-General of Police could not be compelled by Gani Fawehinmi (SAN) to investigate Tinubu for alleged certificate forgery” *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor & SPECIAL Anti-Graft Editor, NIGERIA

Rehashing old Story: Frustrated APC Member seeks Disqualification of ASIWAJU BOLA AHMED TINUBU over Alleged Age Falsification, Chicago Certificate Scandal, Petitions Presidential Screening Committee … ‘Tinubu never graduated from the University...

World EXCLUSIVE: STELLA ODUAH did not receive a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Certificate from our College -Logan Spindler, Development Associate, SAINT Paul College Foundation, United States … We have confirmed no academic record exists for Stella Oduah at our college *School reacts to FOI Act requests of Naija Standard Newspaper Editorial Board to verify the truth about the graduation of an incumbent Senator, former Nigeria aviation minister *CF001 forms submitted with an Affidavit under Oath by ODUAH to INEC in 2019 reads in part: “Sometime in 2010 while in transit from Akili Ozizor in Ogbaru local government area to Abuja, I discovered that some of my personal belongings were missing. The missing documents are the originals of my West African School Certificate of 1978 from Zixon Secondary School Ozubulu, First School Leaving Certificate from St. John Odoakpu Onitsha; Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Certificate 1982 from St. Paul’s College Lawrence Virginia USA; National Youth Service Corps certificate 1983, national identity card, United States of America Social Security card with numbers in it” *“Further inquiries at another college with similar name in Lawrenceville, Virginia showed that this other school closed June 30, 2013, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation assumed ownership of the college in 2017, property sold to a Chinese firm due to financial problems. Calls made to school phone number at (434) 848-6431 is permanently on voicemail” -INVESTIGATION *Nigerians are asking this question: “Can STELLA ODUAH show the people are academic certificates? Or what other educational credentials has she been working with over the years as a public office holder?” *BY SAMSON SHOAGA/GROUP MANAGING EDITOR reporting LIVE from Virginia

World EXCLUSIVE: STELLA ODUAH did not receive a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Certificate from our College-Logan Spindler, Development Associate, SAINT Paul College Foundation, United States   … We have confirmed no academic...

STELLA ODUAH absconded from NYSC -Director General … the lawmaker representing Anambra-North senatorial district only registered for Orientation course, ran away from the one-year NYSC programme *Archival records: In Forms CF001 Oduah submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission in 2019, she claimed that she completed her NYSC but her certificate was missing along with other credential * “Sometime in 2010 while in transit from Akili Ozizor in Ogbaru local government area to Abuja, I discovered that some of my personal belongings were missing. The missing documents are the originals of my West African School Certificate of 1978 from Zixon Secondary School Ozubulu, First School Leaving Certificate from St. John Odoakpu Onitsha; Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Certificate 1982 from St. Paul’s College Lawrence Virginia USA; National Youth Service Corps certificate 1983, national identity card, United States of America Social Security card with numbers in it”-ODUAH in affidavit *BY BIBIANA CHUKWU/POLITICAL Correspondent, ABUJA

STELLA ODUAH absconded from NYSC -Director General … the lawmaker representing Anambra-North senatorial district only registered for Orientation course, ran away from the one-year NYSC programme *Archival records: In Forms CF001 Oduah submitted...

I am Passionate about Nigeria, ‘mad’ about seeing a New Nigeria-OBASANJO … ‘We can end insecurity in Nigeria within two years, only if we are truthful to ourselves, the masses are suffering a lot’ *“How can we expect a new nation, save our country, when our politicians refuse to change their style of governance?” *“I have no apology for being mad about Nigeria because I have no other country I can call my own and I have no other country I can go to. I have come to live here. I don’t like the on-going situation of life in Nigeria presently” *BY DAVID OPEYOMI/POLITICAL Reporter, Abeokuta

I am Passionate about Nigeria, ‘mad’ about seeing a New Nigeria–OBASANJO … ‘We can end insecurity in Nigeria within two years, only if we are truthful to ourselves, the masses are suffering a lot’ *“How can we expect a new...

President of Nigeria in 2023 Must come only from South East for Peace, Justice, Fairness -OLUSEGUN Obasanjo, Nigeria’s former president tells Ohanaeze Ndigbo … Federal character, rotation of power are measures meant to help our nation-building process and more sure-footedly, move Nigeria forward *‘It is inconceivable to have peace and progress in a country that is rooted in injustice’ *“Thank you Mr. President for your unwavering commitment to peace and unity of Nigeria. You remain one of the strongest voices in Nigeria and one of the most respected Nigerians in the world because of your track records of accomplishments”-Ambassador George Obiozor *BY OLAYIWOLA EGBERONKE/POLITICAL Correspondent, Abeokuta

President of Nigeria in 2023 Must come only from South East for Peace, Justice, Fairness –OLUSEGUN Obasanjo, Nigeria’s former president tells Ohanaeze Ndigbo … Federal character, rotation of power are measures meant to help our nation-building...

JUST IN: RESIGN Now if you are vying for any electoral office in my cabinet, else you will be FIRED after Monday, May 16, 2022 -Nigeria President, BUHARI issues directive …warn members at Federal Executive Council meeting in State House, Abuja *‘Nigerians deserve better life, need to enjoy interrupted good governance’ *Cabinet members affected: Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige; Science, Technology and Innovation, Emeka Nwajiuba; Justice minister and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami; others are Minister of State, Mines and Steel, Uche Ogar, Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen *Minister of State for Education, Ogbonnaya Onu, Niger Delta Minister, Godswill Akpabio; Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, resign appointment with immediate effect *BY MOHAMMED ABUDU/SENIOR Political Writer

JUST IN: RESIGN Now if you are vying for any electoral office in my cabinet, else you will be FIRED after Monday, May 16, 2022 -Nigeria President, BUHARI issues directive …warn members at Federal Executive Council meeting in State House, Abuja *‘Nigerians...

BUHARI’S Govt built on Corruption, I am Running to become Nigeria’s next President -BENEDICTA Egbo, leading Nigerian born Professor of Education, Canada …Governance is more than waving Umbrellas and Brooms, Nigeria is a beggar nation borrowing into bankruptcy, Ready to Fight for the Masses *“Governance should involve good and principled leadership that is grounded in competency, patriotism and a vision for the common good. Instead, what we operate is a government of a few, for a few by a few” *‘Nigerians should desist from recycling the current crop of politicians that have failed the country since independence’ *BY LARA ADEKOYA/SPECIAL Political Correspondence, Ontario, Canada

BUHARI’S Govt built on Corruption, I am Running to become Nigeria’s next President-BENEDICTA Egbo, leading Nigerian born Professor of Education, Canada …Governance is more than waving Umbrellas and Brooms, Nigeria is a beggar nation borrowing...