2019 Presidency: APC governors pledge support for Buhari

2019 Presidency: APC governors pledge support for Buhari

Even as President Muhammadu Buhari was yet to formally declare interest in the 2019 presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) governors on the party platform has pledged to endorse him for a fresh mandate. More »

New SGF is Babachir Lawal’s cousin, says Junaid Mohammed

New SGF is Babachir Lawal’s cousin, says Junaid Mohammed

A member of the House of Representatives during the Second Republic, Dr Junaid Muhammed, has revealed that the newly appointed Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, is a first cousin to Babachir Lawal. More »

Don’t Order Diezani’s Return To Nigeria, EFCC Begs Court

Don’t Order Diezani’s Return To Nigeria, EFCC Begs Court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos not to order the return of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, from the United Kingdom to Nigeria. More »

 

Boko Haram prepares for battle in Gwoza

Boko Haram fighters are preparing in mass at their headquarters in the northeastern Nigerian town of Gwoza, Maiduguri, Borno State for a showdown with Multinational Joint Task Force, residents and an intelligence officer told The Associated Press. A woman, who

Nigerian troops recapture two strategic local governments from Boko Haram

FROM DEFENCE HQ The Nigerian military on Saturday said it has recaptured two more local governments from Boko Haram militants in the North Eastern part of Nigeria after intense fighting. The spokesperson for the Nigerian Army, Sani Usman, a Colonel,

ORTOM’S VICTORY AT THE BENUE GUBER POLLS CANNOT BE SNATCHED AS RUMOURED SEBASTINE HON, SAN,

I feel strongly impelled and overly burdened to respond to the rumour gaining fast ground that if the All Progressive Congress, APC, persists in the Dr. Samuel Ortom candidacy, his victory will after all be pyrrhic, because his opponents at

ON WHY WE MUST WISEN UP! A LONG LETTER TO OKO CLEMENT OF THE HOUSE TO HOUSE CAMPAIGN FOR TARZOOR BY JOSEPHINE AKIOYAMEN

Dear Oko Clement; You have alleged in your reply to me on my post on why we must continue to struggle against injustice in Benue, that my analysis on Tarzoor was imaginary. Well for a start, I refer you to

21-yr-old student in EFCC custody over N20m internet love scam

A 21-year-old student, Obiechina Chikeluba, has been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for allegedly defrauding a Briton of N20 million in an internet romance scam. Chikeluba, a student of Federal Science and Technical College,

WHY WE MUST CONTINUE TO STRUGGLE AGAINST INEQUALITY AND REFUSE TO VOTE FOR SUSWAM PROTEGE TERHEMEN TARZOOR IN THE GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION IN BENUE ; INSPIRED BY FREDERICK DOUGLASS

The general sentiment of mankind is that A MAN WHO WILL NOT FIGHT FOR HIMSELF, WHEN HE HAS THE MEANS OF DOING SO, IS NOT WORTH BEING FOUGHT FOR BY OTHERS, and this sentiment is just. For a man who

Police open fire on protesting JAMB candidates

Hundreds of candidates, wishing to sit Monday’s Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examination of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, narrowly escaped death in Jos on Wednesday when policemen opened fire on them. It was learnt that policemen were called in

SECURITY OPERATIVES ON THE HEELS OF FORMER CJN UWAIS SON FOR ALLEGEDLY JOINING ISIS

ABUJA — Security agents were last night working frantically to track the whereabouts of a son of the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Muhammadu Lawal Uwais who was said to have joined the deadly Islamic State in Iraq and

Housewife jailed for pouring hot water on husband

Abuja – An FCT Area Court in Lugbe, on Thursday sentenced a housewife, Owolati Laide, 45, to three months imprisonment for pouring hot water on her husband. The convict who lives at Goesse Village, Airport Road Abuja, was sentenced on

Troops now in full control of Mafa in Borno

FROM DEFENCE HQ Abuja – The Defence Headquarters said on Thursday that Nigerian troops were now in full control of Mafa, Borno, after clearing terrorists from the town on Wednesday evening. This information is conveyed in a statement posted on

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