Connect with us


Pro- Asiwaju Groups Call For Stop To Persecution Of Ehis On Terrorism, Arson Charges



Pro- Asiwaju Groups Call For Stop To Persecution Of Ehis On Terrorism, Arson Charges





Pro- Asiwaju groups, the Renewed Hope Ambassadors, and the Asiwaju Transformation Vanguard, have called for stop to persecution of Edison Ehie, the Chief of Staff to Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara on terrorism, arson charges.





Justice Emeka Nwite of the Federal High Court Abuja hahad issued a warrant for the arrest of Edison Ehie over his alleged involvement in the burning of the State House of Assembly.

Ehie, is the immediate past Speaker of Rivers State House of Assembly.

The court had ordered his arrest along with five other persons based in Port Harcourt which includes; Jinjiri Bala, Happy Benedict, Progress Joseph, Adokiye Oyagiri and Chibuike Peter also known as Rambo for allegedly participating in some criminal activities.

Justice Nwite granted order on Wednesday for their arrest while delivering ruling in an ex-parte application brought before him by the Inspector General of Police IGP.

However, the groups in a press confrence on Thursday called upon all stakeholders in Rivers State to work together towards a peaceful and harmonious coexistence.

It noted that it is only through unity and understanding that we can overcome the challenges we face as a nation and build a brighter future for generations to come. Emphasizing on the importance of Wike respecting Mr. President, and the peace of Rivers State,

The groups also urged Wike to reconsider his approach to handling the affairs of the state post his exit.

The statement reads in part; “Ladies and gentlemen, esteemed members of the Renewed Hope Ambassadors and the Asiwaju Transformation Vanguard, I stand before you today to address a matter of critical importance, the pressing issue of the state of our beloved nation and the need for mutual respect and unity among our political leaders: the ongoing tension between Mr Nyesom Wike and the emerging national political landscape under the potential leadership of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

“We will shed light on the importance of Governor Wike respecting Mr. President, and the peace of Rivers State, while also urging him to reconsider his approach to handling the affairs of the state post his exit.

“First and foremost, it is crucial to recognize the significance of respect in our political landscape. Respect is not only a fundamental value in our society but also a cornerstone of effective governance. As a leader, Mr Wike must understand the importance of showing respect to the President of our great nation. This respect fosters a harmonious relationship and enables collaboration in the best interest of the people.

“Furthermore, it is imperative to emphasize that the political philosophy of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is not one that promotes animosity or division. Asiwaju is a respected figure in Nigerian politics, admired for his ability to build bridges and foster unity.

“Asiwaju Tinubu, throughout his illustrious career, has embodied the spirit of unity and bridge-building. He has transcended regional and ethnic divides, forging alliances and friendships across the political spectrum. This philosophy, one that prioritizes respect for diverse viewpoints and peaceful collaboration, is the very foundation upon which a stronger, more prosperous Nigeria can be built.

“It Is with deep concern, therefore, that we witness Mr Wike’s apparent struggle to embrace this spirit of unity. His recent actions and pronouncements raise troubling questions about his commitment to respecting the democratic process and upholding the peace within Rivers State and the nation as a whole. It is very disheartening to witness Mr Wike finding it difficult to assimilate himself into this political philosophy, which is rooted in the principles of inclusivity, progress, and development for all.

“As supporters of Asiwaju, we must remember that Asiwaju is not a politician who harbors enemies. Throughout his career, he has faced betrayals, yet he has remained steadfast and loved by the people. It is this spirit of forgiveness, resilience, and love that we must emulate in our political discourse.

“Mr Wike, on the other hand, seems to revel in discord. His public pronouncements often incite division and stoke the flames of animosity. This approach, driven by personal ambition rather than national interest, stands in stark contrast to the unifying principles championed by President Tinubu.

“Furthermore, as regards the unnecessary tension and anxiety caused by the recent political climate, We unequivocally condemn the persecution and harassment of Governor Fubara’s political allies and Rt. Hon. Edison Ehis. It is crucial to uphold the principles of democracy, which include the right to support and associate with political figures of one’s choice. Targeting individuals based on political affiliation goes against the very principles of democracy and creates an atmosphere of fear and mistrust.

“In particular, we draw attention to the unjust persecution of Rt. Hon Edison Ehis. It is deeply troubling that he is facing repercussions simply because he chose not to support the attempt to remove Governor Fubara from office. This kind of punitive action is not only misguided but also undermines the democratic principles we hold dear.

“Wike and his team must immediately cease the harassment, intimidation, and persecution of these individuals, whether through the misuse of the police or the judiciary. The people of Rivers State deserve peace and stability. It is important for him to understand that the presidency under Asiwaju’s leadership demands unity and loyalty from all. We cannot tolerate any actions that aim to pull down the system, whether from within or outside. The peace and progress of our nation depend on cohesive leadership and a commitment to the greater good.

“We call upon Mr Wike and his administration to recognize the importance of diversity of thought and opinion within the political landscape. We urge him to embrace a more inclusive and tolerant approach, fostering an environment where political differences are respected and celebrated. It is through healthy discourse and respectful disagreement that we can achieve progress and development for our beloved Rivers State.

“Finally, we appeal to the Nigerian Police Force, as a professional institution, to maintain neutrality and not allow themselves to be manipulated by any individual or group to cause unrest in Rivers State.

“The police have a vital role in ensuring the safety and security of our citizens, and it Is imperative that they carry out their duties without bias or prejudice. Law enforcement institutions must serve the people, not any individual or political party. We call upon them to investigate all allegations of wrongdoing fairly and transparently, ensuring justice prevails.

“We call upon all stakeholders in Rivers State to work together towards a peaceful and harmonious coexistence. It is only through unity and understanding that we can overcome the challenges we face as a nation and build a brighter future for generations to come.

“Let us not forget that Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the man we all admire, is a symbol of overcoming adversity and rising above personal differences. As his supporters, we are called upon to emulate his spirit of reconciliation and bridge the divides that threaten the peace and progress of Rivers State. Let us engage in constructive dialogue, promote mutual understanding, and work together to build a brighter future for all.

“The Renewed Hope Ambassadors, in collaboration with the Asiwaju Transformation Vanguard, call for mutual respect, unity, and understanding among our political leaders. We urge Mr Wike to prioritize the well-being of the citizens, embrace the values of transparency and good governance, and fully embrace the political philosophy of Asiwaju, recognizing the importance of respect for Mr. President and the peace of Rivers State.

“We also advise Mr Wike to be mindful of his actions and decisions, ensuring they align with the greater vision of a strong and united Nigeria under Asiwaju’s presidency. Only then can Rivers State truly thrive and contribute meaningfully to the national project.

“The potential of a Tinubu presidency lies in its ability to unite our nation and propel it towards a brighter future. Let us not allow personal agendas or divisive rhetoric to derail this progress. Together, let us build a Nigeria that is stronger, more prosperous, and more united than ever before.

“We all should Remember that, our strength lies in our unity. Let us choose collaboration over confrontation, and build a Rivers State, and a Nigeria, where peace and prosperity flourish for all. Together, we can work towards a brighter future for our nation, advancing the ideals of progress, development, and inclusivity.


Pro- Asiwaju Groups Call For Stop To Persecution Of Ehis On Terrorism, Arson Charges


Supplementary Budget: Centre Lauds Reps Appropriations Chair Bichi Over Thorough Scrutiny, Public Engagement



Supplementary Budget: Centre Lauds Reps Appropriations Chair Bichi Over Thorough Scrutiny, Public Engagement

Supplementary Budget: Centre Lauds Reps Appropriations Chair Bichi Over Thorough Scrutiny, Public Engagement



The Centre for Accountability and Probity (CAP) has commended the Chairman of the House of Representatives Appropriations Committee, Rt. Hon. Abubakar Bichi, for his commitment to transparency and accountability.


Supplementary Budget: Centre Lauds Reps Appropriations Chair Bichi Over Thorough Scrutiny, Public Engagement


In a statement signed by Princess Ajibola Naomi, its Coordinating President, the Centre said the recent transmission of the supplementary budget has been met with thorough scrutiny and public engagement by Bichi.

Naomi said that in his characteristic manner, Bichi is engaging stakeholders, conducting public hearings, and scrutinizing the executive bill to ensure that the supplementary budget serves the best interests of Nigerians.

“Bichi’s innovative approach to the budgetary process has introduced a new level of transparency and accountability, setting a benchmark for future budgetary processes,” she said.

“His commitment to ensuring that every detail is scrutinized, and the executive accounts for every penny, is a testament to his dedication to the Nigerian people.

“Bichi has introduced public engagement and scrutiny of the budget estimates, ensuring that stakeholders’ inputs are considered.

“He has also conducted public hearings to ensure transparency and accountability and analysed every detail of the executive bill to prevent misappropriation of funds.

“Furthermore, he has ensured that the supplementary budget aligns with the priorities of Nigerians.”

In addition, Naomi said Bichi has also improved the budget process by ensuring timely submission of budget estimates by MDAs, conducting regular oversight visits to monitor project implementation, and engaging with civil society organizations to ensure inclusivity and transparency.

She noted that the Appropriations Committee has also utilised technology to enhance budget tracking and monitoring, and provided clear and concise budget reports for easy understanding.

“Bichi’s leadership has changed the narrative in the budgetary process, promoting transparency and accountability,” she added. “His commitment to ensuring that the executive accounts for every penny has given Nigerians confidence in the budgetary process”.

The Centre for Accountability and Probity, therefore, urged Nigerians not to worry about the budget, as Bichi’s commitment ensures that it will be utilized effectively for the benefit of all Nigerians.

Continue Reading














Sahara Weekly Reports That The First Lady Oluremi Tinubu says women have to learn how to obtain power the e ECOWAS Female Parliamentarian Association has held its Spotlight Initiative with the theme; Re-thinking Women’s Proportional Representation in Governance.










The First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Senator Oluremi Tinubu noted that the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s administration has made significant progress in this regard but barriers still exist especially culturally and socially.










“These barriers include deeply entrenched societal norms, systemic discriminatory practices, structural issues within our political systems, and financial incapability”.










“To achieve this across board, we must be seen to walk the talk. For instance, our party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), has taken significant steps to remove financial barriers by making nomination forms for elective positions free at grassroots level, ensuring that capable and qualified women can participate in the political process without the burden of prohibitive costs”.













Senator Oluremi Tinubu commended the Federal House of Representatives for its recent passage of the Bill seeking 74 seats for women in the National Assembly in a bid to encourage more female participation in politics and governance.











“I believe that the leadership in the Senate is gender-friendly”.










“Power is not served A’lar carte, just as my husband, President Bola Tinubu said. You have to learn how to obtain power. You need older women to mentor you”.












“Education is the cornerstone of empowerment. By improving access to education for girls and women, we can equip them with the knowledge and skills necessary to participate effectively in political processes. Additionally, raising awareness about the importance of women’s representation in governance is crucial. Public campaigns, media engagement, and community programs can help shift societal attitudes and dismantle stereotypes that hinder women’s political participation”.














The Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament who is also the first female to occupy the position, Rt Hon Hadija Memounatou Ibrahimah in her remarks urged the First Lady of Nigeria to serve as the champion of the course of better representation for women in governance in the region.













This she noted is especially so with the commendable contributions to the issues of women and girls.










“Your Excellency, you transmit a kind of light that illuminates the leadership of Nigeria. It touches the lives of even the ordinary man”.











“Women account for half of the population of ECOWAS member States. Only 17% are Parliamentarians and 24% are Ministers in the region. It is high time to reduce the under representation of women in democracy”.










The Senate President, Senator Godwill Akpabio who was represented by the Deputy Senate President Jibrin Barau stated that for the Senate, women participation in governance is a priority.












“We will redefine the power of women in governance”.










After the Session, the First Lady, Senator Oluremi Tinubu in a nostalgic move, visited the newly renovated hallowed Red Chamber. She commended the leadership of the senate.








The First Lady was a 3 term Senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District till 2023.




Busola Kukoyi

SSA Media to the First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

22nd July,2024

Continue Reading


US Election: Democratic Party Listens To Primate Ayodele, Drops Joe Biden As Presidential Candidate



*US Election: Democratic Party Listens To Primate Ayodele, Drops Joe Biden As Presidential Candidate


The build-up to the presidential election in the United States of America took a different turn yesterday when Joe Biden announced his withdrawal from the presidential race which will be coming up in December.

His withdrawal comes after he has faced an obvious health challenge which made his last debate with opposition candidate, Donald Trump an embarrassment.

This announcement follows the advice that popular Nigerian prophet, Primate Elijah Ayodele gave to the democratic party regarding Joe Biden’s chances at the election. In a statement that went viral last week, Primate Ayodele advised the ruling party to drop Joe Biden as the presidential candidate because he would not be able to defeat Donald Trump.

These were his words:

’If the Democratic Party wants to win, Joe Biden must be dropped from the race. He should be replaced with either Kamala Harris or Josh Shapiro.

“These are the ones that can match Trump if not; Joe Biden’s candidacy will disappoint the Democratic Party.’’

US 2024: ‘Drop Biden, replace him with Kamala or Shapiro’ – Primate Ayodele to Democrats

Barely one week after his prophetic advice, Joe Biden has been dropped as presidential candidate while he also endorsed Kamala Harris as candidate, one of those Primate Ayodele suggested as likely candidates that can defeat Donald Trump.

It is worthy of note that the withdrawal of Joe Biden from the presidential race due to health challenges had been foretold by Primate Ayodele in January 2021 when Joe Biden was just newly sworn in.

In a statement that went viral, Primate Ayodele mentioned that Joe Biden’s second term was not certain and that he should pray fervently against health challenges.

These were his words:

“Joe Biden needs to pray concerning his health.I foresee troubles coming for him. Also, his second term ambition is not certain.”

Also, when some men of God in Nigeria gave prophecies that the ‘number 2 in US will become number 1’, making an impression that Joe Biden would resign or be removed from office as US President, Primate Ayodele spoke again and assured that Biden would finish his first term even though he will face health challenges but God will sustain him till the end.

These were his words:

‘’God will sustain him to finish well, his emergence is a fulfilment of God’s word. I want to urge him to rule with the fear of God. His first term will be faced with health challenges. He will complete his first term and perform well. No matter the health challenges, God will stabilize him,”

Joe Biden will face health challenges – Primate Ayodele

Joe Biden’s tenure will be coming to an end in about six months but it doesn’t appear he will resign or be removed from office as President. He won’t only be seeking re-election, knocking out other prophecies about his resignation and fulfilling the prophecy of Primate Elijah Ayodele.

It would also be recalled that Primate Ayodele foretold the emergence of Joe Biden as the President after giving several advises to the democratic party about the viability of his candidacy and chances at the election in 2020.

Primate Ayodele’s fulfilled prophecies on Joe Biden’s political career are not surprising or strange; he is known for his consistent prophetic warnings and revelations to presidents of nations that end up paying heavily for disobedience in a situation where they ignore the prophecy of this enigmatic man of God.

Several instances include the removal of Ali Bongo as president of Gabon in 2023 after the prophet warned him the previous year not to seek re-election because he would be removed from office. The prophet conspicuously revealed that Bongo’s time was up and all he had to do was to handover to someone else to avoid being removed from office. Unfortunately, Bongo refused the warnings of Primate Ayodele and was made to face a disgraceful removal.

‘’ Gabonese president, your time is up, I am seeing a crisis, if not coup d’etat, because of your health why not resign, why do you want to die on this seat? I am telling you what the Lord has said, your staying on the throne is killing you but because you are self-centered. This is enough warning for you, you are incapacitated but no one is telling you the truth. I am telling you to humble yourself, resign, and handover to someone who can do better so that you won’t cause a crisis in your country’’

Likewise, the president of Kenya, William Ruto was warned by Primate Ayodele before he started facing the unforeseen crisis of the ‘Gen Zs’ calling for his removal as President of Kenya. The prophet who foretold his surprising victory at the elections in 2022 warned him shortly after his election to be careful of policies that will make people rise up against him. He advised him not to be careful of his tax policies as it may cause an uprising against him but unfortunately, he failed to listen and as a result, he is currently facing a revolutionary uprising against his leadership in Kenya.

‘’Kenya: The country should pray not to see an assassination or removal of a governor. The country’s economic policy will be alarming. Ruto will come up with different policies to see that Kenya gets better but he won’t be appreciated. Oppositions will come out strongly against him. All the efforts of Ruto to make Kenya better will be faced with challenges.’’

The former prime minister of UK, Rishi Sunak is another global figure that failed to listen to Primate Ayodele’s prophecy and suffered unnecessarily for it. Before the election that saw his party lose its majority for the first time in decades, Primate Ayodele had said that Rishi Sunak’s time was up and that his party would not get enough seats to remain in power after the UK general election. He made it known that they will be disappointed basically because of the policies of the Prime Minister.

These were his words:

‘’Rishi’s time is up because his party will not make any headway. In the coming election, his party will face disappointment and will not get enough seats. Rishi’s policies will affect his party’s chances in the election, they will not have any headway in the coming election.’’

The unfortunate death of the vice president of Malawi, Saulos Chilima alongside other notable figures in the country in an ill-fated helicopter crash was also foretold by Primate Ayodele. The prophet, who also wrote a letter to the president, had said in a publication that there will be a national mourning in Malawi except the people can pray to avert it.

‘’Malawi: The president’s efforts will not be appreciated despite all his efforts to stabilise the economy. The opposition will frustrate his efforts and he will have compounded issues in his party. “The country’s currency will continue to depreciate and the country will have troubles from natural disasters. The president needs to pray for his good health and electricity will be challenging for them. Let them pray against calamity that will bring the country to mourn.”

Likewise, Primate Ayodele warned Nigerians as far back as 2022 not to vote for the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the 2023 presidential election as he foresaw that there will be too much hardship in the country if the party returns to power. In a viral video, the prophet analyzed all that would happen if APC remains in power and as he said, the current economic hardship in the country has never been seen before in just one year of President Tinubu’s government.

Asides the remarkable prophecies that have come to pass, there are several others that are still in the pipeline of getting fulfilled if those involved fail to listen.

The former president of Ghana, John Mahama has been warned severally by Primate Ayodele regarding his ambition to return to the seat of power. The man of God had said that Mahama has all it takes to be president of Ghana again but he hasn’t done the right thing. He stated that failure to do the right thing would make him lose the election to the Vice President, Mahamadu Bawumia who is also in the race.

Likewise, Primate Ayodele has advised the service chiefs of Nigeria that if they want to end insecurity in the country, they should build three strong towers for God. The country has been facing insecurity for several years and according to the prophet, the strong towers would lead to a complete stop of insecurity in the country but as we speak, the service chiefs are yet to do anything regarding the spiritual advice shared by Primate Ayodele.

For several others who have been warned by Primate Ayodele, it’s advisable that they listen and yield to his prophetic warnings so they won’t end up like Ali Bongo, Rishi Sunak, William Ruto, to mention but a few.

Continue Reading

Cover Of The Week