Security Council Meets, Reviews Military Operations, Elections in N’East

Service chiefs  Minimah: No news yet on Chibok girls  NPAN: Polls must hold as scheduled Jaiyeola Andrews in Abuja   With the rescheduled elections less than two weeks away, the Chief of Army Staff (CAS), Lt-Gen. Kenneth Minimah, said on Tuesday that though several towns and villages had been liberated by the military and regional…


As Nigeria is Burning Jonathan is Swearing in New Ministers

President Goodluck Jonathan Jaiyeola Andrews in Abuja President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday swore in ‎eight ministers that were recently cleared by the Senate. The president equally effected a minor cabinet reshuffle as Dr.  Alhassan Khaliru‎ has been named Minister of Health while Engr. Fidelis Nwankwo, (Ebonyi State) is now the new Minister of State, Health‎.…


Buhari Fails to Apologise for Jailing Journalists in 1984

R-L; APC Presidential Candidate, Gen Muhammadu Buhari, Publisher Thisday Newspaper, Nduka Obaigbena annd Publisher of Vanguard Newspaper, Chief Sam Amuka during a meeting with Nigerian Publishers at the Sheraton hotels and Towers in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE       Declares Nigerian media will be free under APC rule Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja Despite his recent assertions that…

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Nigeria a country of looters- Irish Solicitor Falls for €26m Nigerian Oil Scam

A “naive” solicitor fell victim to a classic scam when he handed over €242,000 client monies on the promise of getting €26.8 million from a Nigerian oil company, the High Court in Dublin, Ireland, has been told. No client of James J Maher, formerly practising as a partner in James Maher & Co, Essex Quay,…


Anti-Jega Protest: ‘Jonathan’s Men’ Fuelling Violence, Says APC

APC National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed Opposition  should stop scare-mongering and prepare for defeat, says Fani-Kayode OPC breaks up, faction disowns Gani Adams Chuks Okocha  and  Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja and Gboyega Akinsanmi in Lagos 
 The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused President Goodluck Jonathan of carrying his re-election desperation to a new…


Jega: Cloned Voters’ Cards Cannot be Used for Polls

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega Chuks Okocha in Abuja
 Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, has warned politicians and Nigerians intending  to undermine the electoral process by presenting cloned voters’ cards for accreditation during the polls that doing so will be an effort in…


Hiring ex-Apartheid Mercenaries by Nigeria is Awkward for Modern S’Africa

Leon Lotz, a white South African military ‘advisor’ who died in battle with Boko Haram last week, was a Koevoet man. In post-Apartheid South Africa, this tag hardly draws any admiration. Koevoet was an Apartheid paramilitary organisation established at the height of the South African Border War in 1979. After the fall of Apartheid, many…


Electoral Violence: Again, ICC Warns Politicians Will Face Prosecution

Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda  To investigate first lady over APC petition Tobi Soniyi in Abuja    
 Ahead of the general election, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, has for the second time reminded Nigerian politicians that they risk being hauled to The Hague, Netherlands, for trial…


In Covenant with Nigerians, Buhari Unveils Marshall Plan

Unfolds agenda on socio-economic rejuvenation Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja    
The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), has entered into a covenant with Nigerians highlighting his plan to tackle the challenges currently facing the country, including a Marshall Plan on the Boko Haram insurgency and insecurity. In a document released…