Insult from Jonathan to his people: Pardoned Biafran soldiers, others get 20% pension arrears

THE 160 Biafran soldiers who were granted presidential pardon are among military pensioners that would be paid balance of their 20 per cent pension arrears.This came as the Federal Government vowed to do everything within available resources to pay the military pensioneers the balance of their arrears with effect from 2010 to 2013, running into…

Jonathan takes the animals in the zoo for a ride, says confab report ‘ll go to N’Assembly

By IHEANACHO NWOSU, JULIANA TAIWO-OBALONYE and FRED ITUA, AbujaContrary to his March 17, 2014 promise while inaugurating the National Conference in Abuja, that the outcome of the dialogue would go into referendum, President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday reversed himself, saying the final document will be forwarded to the Council of State and the National Assembly for…

U.S Pledges to Support Nigeria in Conduct of 2015 General Elections

By Our Reporter(ABUJA)The United States’ Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle, has promised that his country will support Nigeria to ensure successful general elections in 2015.He made the promise when he paid a courtesy call on members of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja on Wednesday.Ertwistle said: “From our…