FIFA bans Nigeria ‘the zoo’ from international competition over political intrusion

Effective immediately, the suspension was issued after Nigerian soccer officials were fired by the government following the team’s World Cup exit amid a dispute over player bonuses. FIFA has set a July 15 deadline to resolve the problem, or Nigeria faces exclusion from the Under-20 Women’s World Cup that starts in August in Canada.RIO DE…

Confab divided over referendum, new constitution

AS the national conference is gradually winding up its activities, there were divergent views by delegates on the modalities for implementation of the decisions reached at the conference.The delegates were also divided on the powers of the confab to write a new constitution for Nigeria, in place of the 1999 Constitution.    ADVERTISEMENTWhile most delegates supported…

Just like Buhari’s 2011 statement on making the zoo un-governable: Jonathan’s re-election portends danger –APC.

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has stated that re-electing President Goodluck Jonathan will constitute danger to the country, while blaming the country’s woes on the president.In a statement issued in Osogbo yesterday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said under President Jonathan’s watch, the country had been thrown into unprecedented crisis.The…


AT THE SAME VENUE AS LAST NIGHT (This event will again be broadcast live on Radio Biafra on Satellite, TUNEiN, Radio Forest, and numerous other platforms) The crowd last night was unbelievable considering what was reported about the attitude of our people here. It shows that once you are a Biafran you will always be a Biafran If you live in Holland (Netherlands) especially those in and around Amsterdam are you are warmly invited to the

APGA Chief Victor Umeh demands amnesty for pro-Biafra groups

The All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, has demanded amnesty for members of all pro-Biafra groups in the South East.National Chairman of APGA, Chief Victor Umeh, who made the demand yesterday, called on the Federal Government to institute an amnesty programme for the rehabilitation of the Igbo youths in pro-Biafra groups such as the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB and the Biafra Zionist Movement, BZM.

Boko Haram terrorists in Imo APC Warns Okorocha On ID Card For Northerners As Imo Governor’s Vice-Presidential Ambition Suffers Setback

The chances of Imo state governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha grabbing an elective position at the national level is witnessing difficulties following the controversy that has trailed the purported plan of the state government to issue people from the Northern part ofNigeria “special identification tags” in Imo.Governor Okorocha from political permutation is said to be partly warning up for the national office of either president or vice president. It was learnt that in the event of a person from the North picking the presidential ticket of his party, the All Progressive Congress, APC for 2015 election, Okorocha who is from the South East is likely to be tipped for the Vice-Presidential position.

Boko Haram terrorists Army finds links to politicians in Balmo Forest

Some prominent politicians are presently being interrogated following the discovery of their identity cards and other incriminating items when troops destroyed terrorists’ camp in Balmo Forest, Bauchi State last week.The Coordinator of the National Information Centre, NIC, Mr. Mike Omeri, told newsmen in Abuja, yesterday: “Following the last successful operation carried out by security forces to dislodge terrorists from their forest bases in Darazo Local Government Area end of Balmo Forest, some politicians are currently being interrogated following the recovery of some sensitive registration cards and other materials of a prominent political party that were found in the possession of some of the suspects arrested.

15 Nigerian Soldiers Ambushed And Killed As 200 Troops Attempt To Recapture Damboa Barracks From Boko Haram terrorists

Nigerian soldiers deployed around noon today (Nigerian time) to recapture Damboa military base suffered huge casualties as Boko Haram militants ambushed them, killing at least 15 soldiers, a security source has disclosed to SaharaReporters.The source stated that 200 soldiers had been sent on the operation to reclaim the base from the Islamist insurgents who overran it and took it over a few days ago. Our source stated

Conference delegates to vote today on 18% derivation formula

Zonal leaders at the National Conference yesterday took steps to forestall a looming deadlock on the agitation of oil producing states of the Niger Delta for an increase of the 13 per cent derivation principle.The zonal leaders engaged in promoting consensus at the conference after two days of intense negotiation, recommended for the adoption of delegates, 18 per cent derivation formula, an increase of five per cent.