Submitted by Burningpot79 on Mon, 16/09/2013 - 12:22pm
IQ4News reports the resignation of the treasurer of a faction of the PDP, the faction however debunks and says he was sacked.
Factional PDP Treasurer Resigns—Faction Say, He Was Sacked
There are discordant tunes coming from the faction of the PDP led by Baraje as its National treasurer has thrown in the towel by resigning. The former treasurer, Me Tanko Gwamna resigned his position yesterday in a statement he issued. He noted that he is unhappy with the way things are going for the party and has decided to resign for peace to reign.
Right now the dark cloud hanging over Nigeria due to the president illness seems to have passed. However, it remains to be seen how the acting president will use powers and if investors will take him seriously.
Nigeria still faces serious economic and political risks the largest being, a possible renewal of violence in the Niger delta and religious and ethnic violence in the North. Already the country has witnessed one ethno-religious riot in the city of Jos in central Nigeria last month.
In addition to the national budget, critical decisions and legislation around infrastructure, land reform, financial reform, power and petroleum industry reform amongst others now depends on the Vice Presidents leadership.
The assassination of President Joao Bernardo Vieira
On Monday, President Joao Bernardo Vieira of Guinea-Bissau was assassinated by members of the army in retaliation to the bombing of the army chief of staff Gen. Tagma Na Waie. As I listened to the news and read the articles online, my first reaction was “how the hell does that happen”? Then I asked myself why I was so shocked, history has many examples of presidential assassinations.