Cameroon’s President Mr Paul Biya vowed to wipe out Boko Haram terrorists

Yaoundé — Cameroon’s President Mr Paul Biya vowed, yesterday, that his government would go after the Islamist group Boko Haram “until it is totally wiped out”.His Nigerian counterpart, President Goodluck Jonathan, on his part, was confident that the activities of insurgents and other cross-border criminals will soon be drastically curtailed with

Zambia minister accused Dangote over corruption allegations, Dangote sues Zambia minister

Dangote Cement’s Zambian subsidiary has sued the country’s labour minister for libel and slander after he accused an executive of the Nigerian company of attempting to bribe him.A row has been brewing between Zambia and Dangote Cement, a major employer in Africa’s second-largest copper producer, after the government minister made the allegations in September.

Comrade Timi Frank‎: Mr. President, sack Dieziani Allison-Madueke now

A few days ago, Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers state made it know that the pitiable financial condition of States in Nigeria should be blamed on the Federal Government as a result of the corruption and stealing at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).Governor Amaechi said that dwindling revenues to States is caused by the…

Anger in Bayelsa over Alameisegha son’s murder

There was indignation in Bayelsa State on Monday following the alleged killing of the former Governor Diepreye Alameisegha’s son, Mr. Oyemifa, in Dubai, the United Arab Emirate (UAE). The Nation gathered that Oyemifa, second to the last child in the family and student, was killed in Dubai at the weekend. His body was said to…

Nigeria Can Only Develop If Jonathan Is Voted Out – Aregbesola

Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has disclosed that the only way to develop Nigeria’s socio-economic potentials is to vote out President Goodluck Jonathan in February 2015.The governor stated this on Thursday at the first Igbajo Polytechnic summit and fund-raising programme, held at the school’s permanent site in Igbajo. According to the…

In the Zoo: Soldiers shoot selves •To avoid deployment to Boko Haram communities

AS the battle to rout out Boko Haram terrorists from communities seized in Adamawa State continues, military source have disclosed that some soldiers and officers are inventing pranks to avoid deployment to the battlefield.At the weekend, seven soldiers allegedly opened fire on different parts of their bodies and later claimed that Boko Haram terrorists shot…

$1.1bn Malabu Oil Scandal: APC Asks Jonathan To Come Clean

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has challenged President Goodluck Jonathan to urgently speak out and take action on the monumental Malabu oil scandal that is rocking his Administration and again putting Nigeria under the global spotlight as a corrupt nation. In a statement issued in Lagos on Sunday by its National Publicity Secretary, Lai Mohammed,…

Military arrests soldiers for being ‘moles’ for Boko Haram terrorists

Military authorities prosecuting the war against terrorism in the North East states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe have arrested several soldiers, who were discovered to have leaked vital security information on the troops’ strategies and tactics to Boko Haram that led to a series of ambush and killing of over 30 Nigerian soldiers in recent times.

FG in a desperate attempt to bribery Oil communities to share $600m annually

If proposals contained in the new Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) were approved by the National Assembly, oil communities in Nigeria would, from next year, share $600 million annually from contributions made by oil firms in the country.The amount may be adjusted pursuant to subsection 334 of the new Act, “to allow for infla­tionary increase.”The Accountant-General of the Federation is being pro­posed to oversee the account.