Allison-Madueke’s N10bn jet expenses: Ripples in Jonathan’s camp over probe

…Reps probe aviation company. THE probe instituted by the House of Representatives into allegations that the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Allison-Madueke spent N10 billion on a chartered plane appeared to have taken another dimension at the weekend with indications emerging that the probe has now extended to the owner of the Challenger 850…

Uncertainty over Vice-President ticket: Okorocha may dump APC

By Wale Odunsi Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha is contemplating leaving the All Progressives Congress (APC), in a bid to retain his seat in 2015 or actualize his never hidden desire to occupy a presidential or vice-presidential seat in Aso Rock. DailyPost gathered that the development is due to the poor acceptance of the party…

Islamic cleric docked in Ogun over alleged defilement of 12-yr-old girl

  An 32-year-old Islamic cleric, Kazeem Jimoh, on Monday appeared before an Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun, charged with the alleged defilement of a 12-year-old girl. Jimoh, whose address was not given, is facing a one-count charge of rape. The prosecutor, Insp. Peter Molokwu, told the court that the cleric committed the offence on March…

The National Conference may withdraw accreditation from‘unfriendly’ media

The National Conference has proposed to revoke accreditation granted any media house that publishes what it considers as, “unfair and offensive” report.This is stated under Order 14-Miscellaneous of the National Conference Procedure Rules 2014 released to delegates on Thursday.The rules says, “The Conference may withdraw approval to the representative of any media to attend the sitting of the conference if the medium publishes a report of the proceedings which the Conference considers unfair, offensive and not a true reflection of what transpired.”

Northern Governors, Nigerian Ambassador clash in the White House over Boko Haram and Jonathan

With top U.S. government officials, including President Barack Obama’s National Security Adviser, Ms. Susan Rice, who was presiding, the issue of Boko Haram, 2015 elections and corruption among the Nigerian political elite became a hot debate at the White House earlier last week.A meeting of 12 northern state governors (and a deputy governor) and the US government on Tuesday in Washington DC took a dramatic turn when some of the governors, especially Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa State, initiated a frontal attack on President Goodluck Jonathan, forcing the Nigeria’s Ambassador to the U.S., Ade Adefuye, who was also in attendance, to join the fray, objecting

Boko haram terrorists massacre 90 killed in Borno and Benue

No fewer than 90 persons were killed, weekend, in separate incidents in Benue and Borno States.In Benue, 55 persons were killed, yesterday, afternoon in one of the bloodiest clashes between Tiv youths and suspected Fulani mercenaries at Gbajimba, the headquarters of Guma Local Government Area of the state, while 35 persons died when Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) suspected to have been planted by Boko Haram terrorists exploded at a market square in Ngurosoye village of Bama council area of Borno State.The deaths were recorded on a day the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen  Kenneth Minimah, charged officers and soldiers involved in the