Hausa–Fulani can’t survive without Biafra oil: Secession is not a northern agenda— confab delegates.
Wednesday’s threat by the Lamido of Adamawa, Alhaji Muhammadu Mustapha to lead his people in seceding from Nigeria if the situation warrants it is not a Northern agenda,several Northern delegates have said.Alhaji Mustapha caused a storm when he said at a session of the National Conference that he was prepared to lead his people to …
Information reaching 247ureports.com from Umuahia reveals that the noise generated over the accidental death of the cousin to Engineer Chinedu Orji [Governor Orji’s son] recently may have been result of blackmail ‘reports’ authored by some of Orji Uzor Kalu’s aides and published on Igbere TV – an outfit financed by Orji Uzor Kalu – the…
The British High Commission says two British men have been arrested in Nigeria this week in connection with an alleged attempt to steal oil. Nigeria says an estimated 200,000 barrels of crude worth more than $20 billion on the international market is stolen daily in the West African nation. Analysts say high-ranking politicians and military…
Catholic priest, Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah, has called for a change in leadership process in Nigeria
The former Secretary of the Oputa Panel on Reconciliation as well as the Constitutional Conference submitted that the country faces severe leadership challenge because of flawed recruitment.Speaking on “After the insurgency: Some thoughts on Reconciliation in Nigeria” as the lecturer for the 43rd convocation of University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Kukah decried the current situation.
Tragedy has hit the National Conference, following the untimely death of one of the members from Bauchi State on Thursday.Hamma Misau, a retired Assistant Inspector of Police, represented the Association of Retired Police Officers of Nigeria, ARPON and hailed from Misau in Bauchi State.Conference Chairman and former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi, is said to have expressed shock and disbelief as he broke the news of the death of Misau but prayed Allah to grant his soul eternal rest.
After escaping the bullets of suspected Fulani mercenaries who are sacking communities in parts of Benue state, no fewer than 32 Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs have been reported dead in the last one week in makeshift camps scattered around North Bank area of Makurdi town for the IDPs.Saturday Vanguard’s investigation revealed that among the dead were children and the elderly who in the last few weeks fled the escalating crisis and have been exposed to harsh conditions in the camps most of which were created by the IDPs themselves.
Plateau State Governor, Dr. Jonah David Jang, is being targeted by the Boko Haram terrorist sect, a report from Jos, the state capital, has said.The report, which appeared in today’s edition of the authoritative Guardian newspaper, has it that a State House of Assembly member, Daniel Dem, is also being trailed by Boko Haram, allegedly on the orders of the group’s leader, Sheikh Abubakar Mohammed Shekau. The Guardian said that “the three members of the group who have been assigned to trail” Jang Dem “have been given enough time to carry out that operation.”
The Nigerian Government has been advised to take a second look at the concept of Almajiri schools because