$5.7Million Arms Deal: Jonathan’s Government Equals “Money Launderers” – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked President Goodluck Jonathanto urgently address Nigerians on the serial embarrassments to which hisadministration is subjecting the country in the comity of nations, afteranother seizure of $5.7 million of Nigerian arms money by the SouthAfrican authorities. In a statement issued in Lagos on Tuesday by its National PublicitySecretary, Alhaji…

Outrage in military circles •Over plan to court martial Lt-Col, 37 others

Chris Agbambu -Abuja SOME soldiers and officers are said to be outraged and bitter over the decision of the General Court Martial, convened by the Army authorities, to try a Lieutenant-Colonel (names withheld) and 37 soldiers for mutiny.   This was as they claimed the authorities shunned the heroic operations of the officer and his…

Finally, Jonathan begs the B’Haram sponsors to stop, but will they?

Abuja – The Federal Government has appealed to financiers of the Boko Haram insurgents to desist from sponsoring the terrorists and surrender to security forces as some members of the sect had done recently.Mr Mike Omeri, the Coordinator, National Information Centre, made the appeal in statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja.The statement which was personally…

Hausa/Fulani Armed herdsmen lay siege to Enugu-Nsukka Road

Enugu—ARMED herdsmen have continued to launch attacks on motorists and passengers plying Enugu-Nsukka Road almost on daily basis, Vanguard’s investigation has shown.The bandits, suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, have left several passengers wounded, while others have lost cash and valuables.

PETER OBI FINALLY DUMPS APGA, DEFECTS TO PDP

Immediate past Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, this afternoon finally defected to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).He announced the switch from the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) while receiving a visiting PDP delegation at his GRA Onitsha home. Led by the

Federal Government We’ll rescue all Nigerians in Boko Haram terrorist captivity

The priority of the Federal Government is to rescue all Nigerians that are in the captivity of violent Islamist group, Boko Haram, Director General of the National Orientation Agency, Mr. Mike Omeri, has said.In a statement made available to our correspondent in Abuja on Tuesday, Omeri said the insurgents could never win the war against the country and urged the Boko Haram fighters to surrender as their colleagues had done.

Synagogue: S’Africa criticises the state of Nigerian mortuary facilities

By Ikenna Asomba, with agency report LAGOS—Three weeks after 116 people, of whom 84 South Africans lost their lives when a six-storey guest house attached to the Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCOAN, Ikotun-Egbe, Lagos, collapsed, fresh indications have emerged that the South-African government and the Nigerian authorities in Lagos are bickering over alleged inadequate…

Selfish Igbo groups happy with Nigeria at 54

By Emmanuel Nzomiwu  – Correspondent Awka As the country marked its 54th anniversary on Wednesday, two pro-Igbo groups, Umuada Igbo and Umuigbo United Assembly (UUA), have expressed happiness with the journey so far.Speaking with journalists in Awka, the Anambra State capital, President-General of Umuada Igbo Nigeria and Diaspora, Lolo Kate Ezeofor, said in spite of…