Palestinian Authorities sponsor terrorism with staggering incentives

The Palestinian Authority has paid out NIS 4 billion ($1.12 billion) over the past four years towards salaries for terrorists and their families, a former intelligence chief said on Monday. Brig.-Gen. (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser, who served as the director general of the Ministry of Strategic Affairs, told the Knesset’s Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee that the longer a Palestinian security prisoner is jailed, “the higher the salary. … Anyone who has sat in prison for more than 30 years gets NIS 12,000 ($3,360) per month.” “When they’re released, they get…

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Trump proves against the establishment again

After just three months on the job, White House communications director Mike Dubke is out. The seasoned Republican operative was one of the few staffers respected by establishment Republicans in Washington, D.C., but was ultimately unwilling to continue to try to shape a daily narrative for the Trump White House. Dubke resigned on May 18, according to Axios’s Mike Allen, after taking the job in March. He was viewed as a professional close to White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, both familiar with the…

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Buhari recieved youth award

Presidency said that President Muhammadu Buhari contested for president up to four times to bequeath a better future for Nigerian youth. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina made the disclosure in Abuja on Tuesday when he received a Golden Leadership Award from the National Youths Advocacy for Good Governance Initiative at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He asked the youth to join other Nigerians in supporting the President in his effort to evolve a new Nigeria for the upcoming generation. ‘‘One of the reasons…

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Biafra: S/East sits at home in total compliance

The sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, to mark the 50th anniversary of the declaration of the defunct Republic of Biafra and honour heroes and heroines of the struggle, was complied with in the five states of the South East, yesterday. Outside the S-East, the directive was partly complied with in Port Harcourt, Asaba and Bayelsa but ignored in Uyo. Most markets, banks and schools in Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo states, including those in the rural areas, were closed and the roads were totally deserted…

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PDP carpets Buhari government at 2

The Peoples Democratic Party National Caretaker Committee has taken a swipe at the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration as it marks two years in office tomorrow. In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, the party said the APC had in the past two years squandered the opportunity given it by Nigerians even as it accused the ruling party of crass ineptitude. “Tomorrow May 29, 2017 marks another ‘Democracy Day’ and two years that our great Party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) bequeathed democratic governance to the…

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Coup: Tension keeps rising over alleged military takeover

The rumour that the Nigerian army is readying itself to strike President Buhari’s administration has been confirmed again and again. At the Special Joint Parliamentary session organized by Lagos state House of Assembly, so many voices spoke to show that indeed that the soldiers are nursing ambition to rule Nigeria again. Asiwaju Bola Tinibu, the former Lagos state governor who spoke at the event was vocal about his position that Nigerians should mobilize opinions and every available resources at their disposal to deter such plan. Describing as merchants of “bad…

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Federal Government moves to stop fake-news carriers

The Federal Government is setting a website and reactivating its YouTube account to provide access to the public. This, it says, is aimed at providing authentic information on its activities. Mr Tolu Ogunlesi, Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on digital and new media disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Monday. according to him the YouTube account would be reactivated very soon while the website would be ready by the end of June. “We have a YouTube account; it has not been active but…

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Anambra 2017: Rochas dares Obiano in grassroot combat

IMO State governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has boasted that nothing would stop the All Progressives Congress, APC, from taking over Anambra State in the November 18, 2017 governorship poll, urging the state governor, Chief Willie Obiano to start writing his handover note to an APC governor. Okorocha, who spoke through Dr. Simon Nwulu while inaugurating the Rochas Peoples Movement, RPM, in Anambra State, said the main objective of the movement was to register grassroots presence in every nook and cranny of the state. He said: “The Igbo can no longer…

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Anambra 2017: Victor Umeh intensifies APGA crisis

-by Mazi Odera Sir Victor umeh, a one time contender of senatorial seat with Senator Uche Ekwunife, is leading one of the greatest conspiracy theory in the history of Anambra politics. A former National chairman, All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Umeh has enormous influence within the circles of the party. As APGA primary election draws nearer, Umeh has demarcated the party into 3 antagonistic factions, with all of them endorsing Umeh’s godson, Elo Afoka. The favoured son happens to be the former SA to Governor Willie Obiano, who broke away…

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Biafra: IPOB attacks a British envoy

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Wednesday, reacts to the comment the British High Commissioner to Nigeria made recently concerning Biafra. Mr. Paul Arkwright, the envoy has said that his country does not and will not want to recognize any part of Nigeria which wants to secede, stating clearing that Great Britain is committed to supporting One-Nigeria. He made the statement at an event in Federal University, Lokoja in Kogi state on the theme, “Brexit: Lessons, Challenges and Opportunities for Nigeria.” The spokespersons of IPOB, Dr Ikenna Chinaka and Mrs.…

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