Too late for the zoo: Jonathan Calls For More Effective International Action Against Boko Haram Terror

President Goodluck Jonathan Wednesday in Washington DC called for more effective global action and implementation of all existing international protocols against terrorism and violent extremism. He said that because terrorism, piracy and transnational organised crimes had become global in scope, greater regional and international collaboration was needed to combat them. by SAHARAREPORTERS, NEW YORK President…

President Jonathan Declares National Emergency On Ebola, Approves N1.9 Billion Special Intervention Fund

    As the effective implementation of the Federal Government’s Special Intervention Plan will require other stakeholders to take certain precautionary steps that are supportive of the government’s initiative, the President calls on members of the public to follow all directives by health authorities and report any suspected Ebola case to the nearest health facility…

Igbos ‘ll resist any attempt to change National Conference decisions

National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and a delegate to the National Conference, Chief Victor Umeh, has said that Ndigbo would resist attempts by any section of the country to scuttle the gains made by the National Conference. He spoke against the backdrop of threats by some radical elements from the northern part of the country to thwart the decisions taken by the conference which they considered to be against  northern  interests.

President Jonathan: We will not forgo an inch of Nigerian territory to Boko Haram terrorists

Against the backdrop of concerns being expressed over the alleged capturing of territories in the North East by the Boko Haram terrorists group and the hoisting of their flags in many ‘conquered’ communities, President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday vowed that the country will not compromise its sovereignty forgo any inch of its land in the face of  current security challenges.Speaking at the graduation ceremony of Course 22 Participants of the National Defence College (NDC) in Abuja, the President said government had taken a deep look into the fledging position and environment of terrorism in Nigeria and its extremely destructive and social economic impact, and consequently, government had initiated a number of programmes and dedicated platforms to alleviate the suffering of the people towards recovery.