Sixty women were reportedly abducted by suspected members of the deadly Boko Haram sect at Waga Mangoro and Garta villages, both in troubled Adamawa State during a fresh attack.Forty of the women were said to have been abducted in Waga Mangoro and the other 20 were forcefully taken away from Grata.
Vice Chairman, Abuja Chibok community Mutah Nkeki, yesterday accused the Federal Government of telling lies when it said that a ceasefire deal had been reached with Boko Haram.Nkeki said the Chibok community and other communities in Borno and the northeast, jubilated when they heard the reports, only to be attacked.
AHEAD of the formal declaration of President Goodluck Jonathan for his re-election bid for the 2015 Presidential election, the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP yesterday gave the President and other aspirants vying for various elective positions, one week ultimatum to purchase their expression of interest and nomination forms, saying the
APPARENTLY disturbed that the Green Field Refineries contract awarded almost four years ago is yet to be completed, the House of Representatives yesterday moved that the N3.7 trillion contract be investigated.The House Committee on Petroleum Resources, Downstream Sector, was, therefore, mandated to investigate the failed green field project and report back within two weeks.
A total of 7,836 Nigerians were prevented from travelling out of the country by the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS)
Five Lance Corporals of the Nigerian army were yesterday October 21st arraigned before a military court at the Army Headquarters Garrison, Mogadishu cantonment in Abuja over a two count charge of conspiracy to commit mutiny and mutiny.Daily Trust reports that the soldiers are alleged to have committed the offenses in October 2013 after shooting into…
Approves LG autonomy, independent candidacy in election. Scraps SIECs; removes wages from exclusive list. Empowers NASS to override President, govs on assent. Confers immunity on legislatorsBy Johnbosco Agbakwuru & Joseph ErunkeABUJA—THE Conference Committee of the National Assembly on Constitution Review yesterday retained the immunity clause for the President and the Governors which was originally in…
By ISAAC ANUMIHE, ABUJA As 2015 elections cascade down, the political gladiators are busy oiling their armoury to overwhelm their opponents and take over power.One of such politicians is the former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar who last week announced his economic blueprint.He vowed to tackle what he called Nigeria’s greatest economic headaches which are…
Another traitor APC Islamic brotherhood Gov Amaechi to bankrupt Rivers State before handing over to successor
With lightening speed, Governor Chibuike Amaechi of Rivers State has depleted the state’s savings by a whopping N54 billion, thus raising questions as to whether he intends to empty the the treasury before he hands over to a new governor upon completing his second four-year term next year.Yesterday, the Rivers State House of Assembly announced the approval of Amaechi’s request to access N19 billion from the state’s reserved funds.
Approves LG autonomy, independent candidacy in electionScraps SIECs; removes wages from exclusive listEmpowers NASS to override President, govs on assentConfers immunity on legislatorsBy Johnbosco Agbakwuru & Joseph Erunke