JONATHAN’S GOVT’ FLIP-FLOP: Refineries must be privatised, says Alison-Madueke.

Contrary to denials by the Presidency, the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Deziani Alison-Madueke, said on Tuesday that the privatisation of the nation’s refineries remained the best way to tackle the problems in the petroleum sector.Alison-Madueke stated this when she appeared before the Joint Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream, Downstream and Gas) to defend…

BIAFRA/BIAFRANS MUST NOT EXIST: Nigeria’s Crude Oil Belongs To The North – Usman Bugaje

One of the lead speakers at the Northern Leaders’ Conference, Usman Bugaje, has raised a controversial issue on the ownership of Nigeria’s crude oil domiciled majorly in the Niger Delta region. According to him, it is wrong for any state to claim that it is oil producing because 72% of the total land mass in…

THE ZOO IS IN TROUBLE : Newly appointed Defense Minister Aliyu Gusau has resigned.

Mr. Gusau’s sudden decision to quit President Goodluck Jonathan’s cabinet arose from what the former minister considered an act of insubordination and indiscipline from Nigeria’s top military brass. Several sources at the Defense Ministry told SaharaReporters that Nigeria’s top military officers yesterday refused to have a joint meeting with Mr. Gusau and his deputy, Musikilu…

United Nations High Commission for Refugees57,000 Nigerians now refugees

Despite  the fact that Nigeria is not at war, Nigerians are now refugees in neighbouring countries as more than 57,000 people have fled to Cameroon, Chad and Niger Republic as a result of insurgency by Boko Haram, according to the United Nations.The world body also disclosed that about half a million people have been internally displaced in the country which it described as a very alarming situation.Spokesperson of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, UNHCR, Mr Adrian Edwards, who spoke with reporters in Geneva said of 57,000 people who fled Nigeria, 17,000 are registered as Nigerians while the rest are nationals from neighbouring countries who have

Benue gov, Fulani herdsmen in gun battle

Governor Gabriel Suswam of Benue State, Monday, afternoon escaped death by the whiskers when his convoy was ambushed by  Fulani herdsmen who engaged his security aides in exchange of gunfire at Tee‑Akanyi village in Guma local government area of the state.This was just after the rampaging invaders had sacked about 64 villages on the Daudu‑Gbajimba axis of the council, killing no fewer than 37 persons whose corpses still littered the invaded communities.In his reaction, former PDP chairman, Senator Barnabas Gemade, representing Benue North East Senatorial District alleged that those behind the invasion and killing of the people of Tiv and Idoma of Benue State were mercenaries  from neighbouring African countries of Chad, Mali and Cameroon that had been contracted to destabilize the country.

Suspects Boko Haram terrorists Our mission ended, camps closed

Scores of wounded Boko Haram insurgents captured by security forces in the ongoing military offensive in the North-East have asked troops to spare their lives, saying that their mission has ended.The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, in a statement yesterday in Abuja signed by its Director of Defence Information, Major-General Chris Olukolade, said that the captured insurgents made the declarations in their confessions to interrogators.He said the arrested members of the dreaded sect claimed that their clerics had directed them to disband their camps and escape and that the mission had ended.

Duplicitous Atiku Commends Jonathan On 2nd Niger Bridge, knowing full well that it is a scam.

Former Vice President, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, said, Monday, that the flag off of the construction of the second Niger Bridge by President Goodluck Jonathan was belated, “as the project ought to have been completed before now.” Atiku stated this while delivering a keynote address at the 16th annual conference of African Council for Communication Education.…

MASSOB Members Attacked Enugu Govt House – Police Commissioner

by: niyiThe Enugu State Police Command, Monday, said that its investigations into last Saturday’s attack on the Enugu government house was carried out by members of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, a group canvassing for the re-declaration of Biafran republic. Disclosing this while briefing newsmen in the state, Commissioner…