Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has said All Progressives Congress (APC) would take over Abia State in 2015, following alleged calls by the people for a change from the dwindling fortunes of the state. Governor Okorocha made the prediction through his deputy, Prince Eze Madumere, at a well-attended stakeholders meeting of the South East chapter…
The American Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle, on Monday said his country was not yet in a position to make the Ebola Disease experimental drug, Zmapp, available to Nigeria. Mr. Entwistle said during a visit to the Nigerian Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu, that the drug was not yet available in sufficient quantity to go…
Few months after commissioning the N5.3 billion Ikom Water Scheme, the Cross River State Government has signed a N2.6 Million contract agreement for the construction of Ogoja Water scheme with a Chinese firm CGC. The project is expected to be completed in 18 months.Once completed, the project will increase access to potable water in the…
An attempt to bomb the Centrex Unit of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, NAMA, at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos by a suspected Boko Haram member was yesterday foiled by security operatives.A source close to the airport said that the unidentified suspect was arrested around midday by the security operatives when he attempted to detonate the explosive device strapped to his body.
A resident of Durwa claimed that the gunmen arrived on motorcycles and rounded up a number of people, singling out six recent arrivals from Krenuwa village who had apparently escaped a bloody Boko Haram raid a month ago.
Niger Delta ex-militants under the amnesty programme, have warned politicians against playing politics with the present insecurity situation in the country, particularly the issues of Chibok girls abduction and the Boko Haram phenomenon.Delta State Chairman, Amnesty Phase 2 ex-militants, Mr. Kingsley Muturu, told newsmen in Warri, Delta State, that the politics of Chibok girls and the Boko Haram phenomenon were orchestrated to frustrate President Goodluck Jonathan’s 2015 ambition.
The sudden discovery of her case caused a stir within the center as to the veracity of tested cases, and the safety of those cleared to leave the quarantine center by doctors at the center.
IGBO youths under the aegis of Ohanaeze Youth Congress have restated