2015: Jonathan, North’s Ambition Pose Danger To Nigeria – Gen. Abubakar

Chibuzo UkaibeFormer head of state, General Abdusalami Abubakar, yesterday warned that the clamour of the North to reclaim power in 2015 and the ambition of President Goodluck Jonathan to seek another term in office could spell doom for the country if Nigerians do not close ranks and put the interest of the nation first.Speaking at…

Kidnappers Of Jonathan’s Foster Father Reject N30m Ransom

Osa OkhominaThe extended family of President Goodluck Jonathan has resorted to prayers for the release of the 70 years old foster father of the president, Chief Inengite Nitabai, following the alleged rejection of N30million offered by the family to the kidnappers.The septuagenarian was kidnapped last week from his home in Otuoke community of Ogbia local…

N29bn Pension Fund: zoo’s Reps Summon Okonjo-Iweala, AGF, Others Over Funds Diversion

The House of Representatives has uncovered another alleged scam where N29 Billion Police Pension fund kept in a commercial bank was diverted for other capital projects.To this end, the House committee on Pension has summoned the minister of Finance and coordinating minister for the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the accountant general of the Federation, Mr…

Civil War: Ohanaeze demands N2.4trn reparation, state apology for Ndigbo

The pan-Igbo socio-cultural organisation, yesterday, demanded from the Federal Government N2.4 trillion as reparation and compensation to Ndigbo in the five South East states and Anioma in Delta State, who lost their loved ones and property during the civil war as well as those still suffering dislocation and seizure of property in the country. It also asked the Federal Government to tender a “State Apology for the wrongs the government and people of Nigeria visited on Ndigbo and Igboland” in the past.These demands were contained in a statement entitled, ‘The Atrocities and Injustice Against Ndigbo and Ohanaeze Ndigbo: Demand

Fulani herdsmen kill 25 in Benue.They ‘re terrorists in disguise— Suswam

NO fewer than 25 persons were feared dead yesterday in Kwande, Katsina-Ala and Logo local government areas of Benue State after suspected Fulani herdsmen sacked six villages in the three councils. They also burnt down farmlands, houses and huts.Vanguard gathered that the invaders, who had in the last few weeks attacked the southern part of the state, moved up north and were said to be heading towards the country home of Governor Gabriel Suswam in Logo and that of the former Minister of Steel, Wantaregh Unongo in Jato Aka.According to a source, “18 people were said to have been killed at Tse Ibor, Tombo and Mbawa all in Logo Local Government Area, while

I cannot be intimidated into withdrawing my petition to EFCC on the fraud in Imo Speaker’s Office

My attention has been drawn to a call by a well known writer and scholar, Dr. Anthony Oha, that I Citizen Ikenna Samuelson Iwuoha should be arrested or declared wanted by relevant security agencies in Imo State for defaming the person of Rt. Hon. Chief Benjamin Chukwuemeka Uwajumogu, the Speaker of Imo State House of Assembly. The call was made in his column (as a columnist) in WHITE PAPER Newspapers edition of March 5th 2014, Page 8.Ordinarily, I would not have reacted to the infantile call for my arrest, but in order to put the record straight and to continue to enjoy the confidence of the Public and also to ensure that my credibility, integrity, dignity and acceptability is intact before Nigerians and my fans globally, I react as follows.