Our Arms Are Resting Because Jonathan is President, Not Amnesty.

Mujahid Asari-Dokubo has said  Militants in the Niger Delta has suspended hostilities in the Region  simply because one of their own, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, is the  President of Nigeria, not amnesty, NaijaSharpNews has gathered. Asari  Dokubo’s comments were registered in his reactions to the threat by the  Boko Haram terrorists to visit the Niger Delta…

Shocker: What the Kano Emirate Council Said to Jonathan Over Sanusi’s Sack

Kano Emirate Council has condemned the suspension of Malam Sanusi  Lamido Sanusi from the position of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)  Governor.The Emirate council in a statement  Friday signed by Walin Kano,  Alhaji Mahe Bashir said “We viewed Mr. President action as a deliberate  witch-hunt of the governor for doing his job by letting Nigerians…

Centenary City: Traditional Chief Grumbles As FG Pays N319m Compensation To Host Community

Government released N319 million for payment of compensation to residents of Baruwa Community, Abuja, whose farms are to be used for the development of the Centenary City. The community, which is situated on Airport Road, Abuja, covers 1,200 hectares. Mr Okechukwu Francis, Director, Resettlement and Compensation in the FCT, made the fact known at an…

FG Makes U-turn, Denies Plan to Ban importation of Tokunbo Cars.

The Federal Government said it has no intention to ban the importation of fairly used vehicles, also known as tokunbo, into the country.The Minister of Industry,  Trade and Investment, Dr. Olusegun  Aganga, stated this on Friday during a facility tour of one of the  nation’s automobile assembly plants, Peugeot Automobile of Nigeria,  Kaduna.Aganga said despite…

Boko Haram terrorists: Outdated weapons hinder military operations

There are strong indications that the ongoing military operations against  insurgents in the North-East may have been seriously hampered by lack of modern military hardware and the prevalence of aging equipment in the Armed Forces. Saturday PUNCH learnt that the military had been faced with the difficult challenge of using mostly refurbished military hardware in…