‘Malicious Beggar’ concedes defeat as ‘People’s Princess’ set to return to council

A notorious, unemployed, Tameside-based conspiracy theorist has admitted, through gritted teeth, on his frequently banned Recusant Nine social media platforms that his latest smear campaign against the former Leader of Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council is doomed to fail.  Raja Miah, also widely known as ‘The Malicious Beggar’ (or simply ‘The Beggar’), over his relentless leechingContinue reading “‘Malicious Beggar’ concedes defeat as ‘People’s Princess’ set to return to council”

‘Pride’ comes before a fall?

Following the publication of two Neil Wilby Media exclusives within 24 hours on Friday and Saturday (31st March and 1st April, 2023), a dramatic U-turn has seen a sitting Oldham councillor unilaterally rescind a freely given acceptance to an invitation to attend the Borough’s popular PRIDE celebrations in July this year. Two of Cllr AftabContinue reading “‘Pride’ comes before a fall?”

Liberal Democrats latest to raise concerns over £1 million investment at Boundary Park

Following publication of the second of two exclusive Neil Wilby Media articles on the controversy of a £1 million investment in the playing facilities at Oldham Athletic’s Boundary Park home, the Council’s Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Cllr Howard Sykes, who have shared the official Opposition function with the Conservatives during the 2022/23 municipal yearContinue reading “Liberal Democrats latest to raise concerns over £1 million investment at Boundary Park”

Oldham Labour Group expect forthcoming CSE report ‘to make uncomfortable reading for local Tories’

Debbie Abrahams, MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth, recently asked the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, in the House of Commons whether he would ‘condemn those Oldham Conservative candidates who delivered toxic, racist, misogynistic’ leaflets’ during the local elections. He replied, during one of the often controversial Prime Minister Questions sessions: “I’d be very happy toContinue reading “Oldham Labour Group expect forthcoming CSE report ‘to make uncomfortable reading for local Tories’”

Labour slams Oldham Tories over ‘peddling mistruths’ in dirty election campaign

Following the defeat of Council Leader, Arooj Shah, in the local elections in Oldham Metropolitan Borough at the beginning of this month (read more here), she described the campaign as ‘dehumanising’ and spoke of the distress it had brought to her and her family: “I fought a really positive campaign, I believe in positivity, andContinue reading “Labour slams Oldham Tories over ‘peddling mistruths’ in dirty election campaign”

Former judge to stand in controversial council ward

In what is likely to be one of the most bitterly fought wards in the upcoming Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council elections, the Labour Party has now chosen its candidate for Failsworth East. Long-standing councillor, Norman Briggs, is standing down in May and a local resident, 55 year old Marzia Babakarkhail will take his place onContinue reading “Former judge to stand in controversial council ward”

Activist set to defy police warning over witness intimidation?

In news first broken on this website on 21st January, 2022, Greater Manchester Police confirmed that a 48 year old man from Stamford Road, Mossley had been charged with two criminal offences and bailed to appear at Tameside Magistrates’ Court on 3rd February, 2022 (read more here). Bradford-born Raja Miah (pictured above), an unemployed, self-styledContinue reading “Activist set to defy police warning over witness intimidation?”

Barking up the wrong tree

In November last year, writes Neil Wilby, an article was published on this website that charted the course of what is now a year long journalistic investigation into alleged serious wrongdoing by police, MPs and local councillors in Oldham, a large Pennine town on the eastern edge of the Greater Manchester region (read in fullContinue reading “Barking up the wrong tree”

Search for the truth

An investigation that began several months ago, in Oldham, into allegations made by a local political activist of a large-scale, multi-agency cover-up is nearing completion, with most of the key players interviewed or spoken to. The claims are repeatedly made by Raja Miah, who posts and broadcasts on social media under the style ‘Recusant Nine‘Continue reading “Search for the truth”