Baba Akande blast Jonathan, said he is an ingrate to Yoruba

Former Chairman of the All Progressives Congress and former governor of Osun State, Chief Bisi Akande yesterday, described the regime of President Goodluck Jonathan as government of impunity and power tyranny.Akabde who also described President Jonathan as an ingrate to Yoruba people, acussing him of marginalising the Yoruba “in all constitutional appointments”.The national leader of…

NIS tragedy: Victims protest against Jonathan’s broken promise

Seven months after the ill-fated Nigeria Immigration Service recruitment, some victims of the stampede in Benin, the Edo State capital, protested the non-implementation of the compensation promised them by President Goodluck Jonathan.It will be recalled that 18 persons died including one at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, venue of the exercise in Edo while over 20,000…

Zoo and Jonathan: Reps rule out referendum for Confab recommendations

Jacob Segun Olatunji And Kolawole Daniel-Abuja The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, adopted the harmonised conference report on a Bill for an Act, to further alter the 1999 constitution, and rejected the amendment of section 9 to allow for a referendum in determining the fate of the National Conference recommendations.Both Houses of the National Assembly…

Pastor David Oyedepo the own Winners Chapel is banned from entering Britain

Nigeria’s richest televangelist, Pastor David Oyedepo, has been barred from entering Britain, Reuters international news agency has reported.According to Reuters in an article entitled ‘Nigeria’s ‘megachurches’: a hidden pillar of Africa’s top economy’, “Britain’s Charity Commission says it is reviewing potential conflicts of interest in his finances, and last month the Home Office (interior ministry) barred him from Britain, though it declined to say why.

Nigeria-Cameroon trans-border military operations conference begins

Chiefs of Defence Staff of Nigeria and Cameroon, yesterday commenced the Cameroon-Nigeria trans-border Military Operations Coordinating Conference, with the aim of evolving a joint military offensive strategy to tackle Boko Haram insurgency. According to Nigeria’s Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, the conference was “part of the ongoing efforts at engaging relevant stakeholders in our collective

Chaos in Onitsha as Police set ablaze suspected MASSOB hide-out

ONITSHA, the commercial city of Anambra State was yesterday thrown into confusion after the Police in the state set ablaze a building at Okpoko Layout, which the operatives described as a hide-out for members of the Movement for  Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB.But the owner of the house, Mr. Ikechukwu Agude and his family, faulted Police claims, lamenting that the force had ruined them, saying the house was never a MASSOB hideout.

Invitation to die: Igbos, other tribes are safe in Kaduna – Yero

Kaduna State Governor, Mukhtar Ramalan Yero has assured the Igbo community in the state of his administration’s commitment to the security of their members and property.Speaking when he received a delegation of the Igbo community, who paid him courtesy call at the Government House yesterday, Yero said as law abiding citizens, members of the Igbo…