The All Progressives Congress, APC, has challenged President Goodluck Jonathan to urgently speak out and take action on the monumental Malabu oil scandal that is rocking his Administration and again putting Nigeria under the global spotlight as a corrupt nation. In a statement issued in Lagos on Sunday by its National Publicity Secretary, Lai Mohammed,…
Military authorities prosecuting the war against terrorism in the North East states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe have arrested several soldiers, who were discovered to have leaked vital security information on the troops’ strategies and tactics to Boko Haram that led to a series of ambush and killing of over 30 Nigerian soldiers in recent times.
If proposals contained in the new Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) were approved by the National Assembly, oil communities in Nigeria would, from next year, share $600 million annually from contributions made by oil firms in the country.The amount may be adjusted pursuant to subsection 334 of the new Act, “to allow for inflationary increase.”The Accountant-General of the Federation is being proposed to oversee the account.
Efforts by stakeholders in the All Progressives Congress, APC to forge a consensus between two of the major presidential aspirants in the party, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Rabiu Kwankwanso have failed. Both men in an apparent determination to slug it out have now formally scheduled dates to declare their aspirations.
Three of the 12 soldiers sentenced last month to death by the Military General Court-Martial
Borno spends N500m on Hajj while thousands of people are dying in refugees camp in Cameroon even in Niger Republic
THE Borno government said Saturday that it spent about N500 million
Another set of officer and soldiers are soon to face a court martial for negligence and destruction of military vehicles and equipment in the ongoing war against Boko Haram insurgents.An authoritative military source disclosed to Saturday Tribune on Friday that a colonel and 15 of his soldiers had abandoned battle after first destroying their
A former Inspector General of Police (IGP) and leader of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Ibrahim Ahmadu Coomassie, says there is the possibility of power shifting to the North in 2015.The ACF, which Coomassie leads, has been in the fore front of the agitation for power shift to the North..
Accuses military of human rights abuse in fight against B’ Haram. DESPITE the urgent need for external support for Nigeria to defeat Boko Haram, the United States (U.S.) has declared that it will not sell arms to the Federal Government.The position of the U.S. was disclosed by the country’s Ambassador to Nigeria, James F. Entwistle.
President Olusegun Obasanjo dislike associating with corruption, OluFamous.Com observed. And he has demonstrated this strong character in his fall out with Ogun PDP strongman, Buruji Kashamu.Anyway, there are strong indications that Olusegun may have warned the All Progressives Congress not to field former Vice-President Abubakar Atiku as its flagbearer in the 2015 elections.Obasanjo, during the…