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Buhari should be impeached – Omokri
Reno Omokri, a socio-political commentator, on Friday said the recent kidnap threat by bandits was enough reason to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari.
Source: Daily Post Nigeria
Omokri said bandits threatened to kidnap Buhari and Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State because they are aggrieved.
Recalling how Buhari enjoyed security under the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan, Omokri said such can’t be said of the current government.
Jonathan leads observation mission to Kenya elections
Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Friday, left for Nairobi where he would be leading a team of observers to Kenya’s general elections scheduled to take place on August 9, 2022.
Source: Punch Online Newspapers
Jonathan would serve as the Head of the Electoral Observation Mission of the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa, which had deployed a full-fledged short-term team of observers to Kenya.
According to a statement issued by the EISA in Nairobi, the team comprises 21 short-term observers, mainly drawn from Civil Society Organisations, Election Management Bodie,s, and academia from across the continent.
Gunmen Kidnap Four Chiefs; Others in Ondo
Gunmen on Thursday kidnapped four Ikare-Akoko chiefs along the Owo-Ikare Road in Ondo State.
Source: Premium Times
Funmilayo Odunlami, the police spokesperson in the state, who confirmed the incident, said the chiefs were returning from Akure when they were attacked by the assailants.
“Police received a distress call at about 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 4 that gunmen shot at one Toyota Corolla car while on motion around Ago Yeye, on Owo/Ikare Road,’’ Ms. Odunlami said in a statement on Friday.
Lightning strike kills 2, injures two near White House
Two people have been reported dead while two are in critical conditions following a lightning strike near the White House, Washington DC on Thursday.
Source: Vanguard Online News
All the victims were taken to local hospitals, but on Friday morning, the Metropolitan Police confirmed that two of them – 75-year-old Donna Mueller and 76-year-old James Mueller, both from Janesville in Wisconsin – had been pronounced dead.
The police report stated that the other two adults remain in critical condition.
A White House spokeswoman said the Biden administration was “saddened by the tragic loss of life.”
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