African leaders’ plan against terrorism

The decision of African leaders to set up a committee that will fashion out a framework for tackling terrorism is a welcome response to the increasing activities of terrorists in different parts of the continent.The committee, made up of ministers from selected countries, was set up in South Africa during the meeting between President Goodluck…

Weapons found in Zamfara lawmaker’s house

FROM ATTAHIRU AHMED GUSAUFear has gripped residents of Gusau,  the Zamfara State capital  following the discovery of  arms and ammunition, including grenade  in  the residence of a lawmaker(names with held) in the state by security operatives.As the news of the scary discovery spread in Gusau and neigbouring Tsafe town,there was panic and tension as motorists…

Dangote Cement Monopoly Hazards: Four-storey building under construction collapsed and crushed over 15 people in Onitsha.

 15 die as building collapses From EMMANUEL UZOR, OnitshaTears flowed freely yesterday as a four-storey building under construction collapsed and crushed over 15 persons in the commercial city of Onitsha in Anambra State. Unofficial sources said the building located at St. Christopher’s Anglican Church by Old Cemetery Road collapsed due to poor construction and use of…

#NigeriaIsFadingAway: Nigeria withdraws troops from Mali to fight Boko Haram

…As National Assembly, NIIA hold retreat on nation’s foreign policy By EMMA EMEOZOR The threat of Boko Haram’s insurgency to Nigeria’s security has had its onslaught on the nation’s foreign policy behaviour following the Federal Government’s withdrawal of its peacekeeping troops from Mali. This was disclosed yesterday by the Senate President, David Mark in a keynote…

2015: Southern fools warns Northern fools on plot to stop Jonathan’s foolishness

By IHEANACHO NWOSU, ABUJAThe Southern Mandate, a coalition of socio-political groups, yesterday warned that a fresh plot by some northern leaders and the elite to stop President Goodluck Jonathan from seeking re-election in 2015 would plunge the nation into another crisis.It described last weekend’s resolution by some northern groups including the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF),…