Umeh bombs Okorocha, Uwazuruike

By CHIDI OBINECHE…Says MASSOB is deadNational Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Chief Victor Umeh has laid bare a number of issues surrounding the crisis-torn par­ty and the late Dim Odumegwu Ojukwu’s camp. Umeh who recently secured an em­phatic victory at the Abuja division of the Federal Court of Appeal on the lingering…

How Al-Qaeda, Boko Haram Smuggle Arms Into Nigeria

Proliferation of small arms and light weapons is increasingly and dangerously becoming a transnational organized crime in Nigeria, with Boko Haram’s insurgency, re-emerging Niger Delta crisis and escalating kidnapping, communal crises and armed robbery in the South East providing impetus for arms trafficking. Some border towns, particularly in the North Eastern flank, serve as a…

S’East Gov’s wish hit a brick wall as Lawmaker insists creation of more states is a waste of resources.

Lawmaker representing Alimosho constituency (1) in the Lagos House of Assembly, Bisi Yusuf, has described current attempts to create more states in the country as unnecessary and a waste of resources.Speaking to House correspondents yesterday, Yusuf said that many of the already existing states are not viable and cannot survive without depending on allocation from…

The Mohammadian Emirates’ Battle for the zoo: North launches attack on Monday •Northern govs to storm confab •We’re ready for them —Southern leaders

A major confrontation between Northern and Southern political leaders may take place in Abuja on Monday unless a plan by governors from the North to storm Abuja that day against the national conference is called off.ADVERTISEMENTA competent source told Saturday Tribune on Friday that following a meeting held by certain leaders of the North, including…

Give reference to Radio Biafra: Old people who caused our problems ‘re solving them – Ozekhome in Confab

By Levinus   NwabughioguChief Mike Ozekhome, an accomplished lawyer and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) is one of the country’s foremost advocates of civil rights. In this exclusive interview, Ozekhome who is currently a delegate to the ongoing National Conference bares his mind on his experience in the hands of kidnappers, the issues at the…

South-East Governors Hail Confab over Recommendation for Creation of Additional State

South East Governors’ Forum has commended delegates at the ongoingconstitutional conference in Abuja for their unanimous recommendation thatan additional state be created for the zone to bring it at par with othergeo-political zones of the country.Chairman of the forum and Abia State Governor, Chief Theodore Orji, in apress statement made available to newsmen in Umuahia,…

Tinubu the godfather, is the end near?

By Abdul Jelil Adebayo, Abuja, Akure, Folorunso Ojo, Ibadan, Lagos Bureau Chief, Muyiwa olaleye, Osogbo and Sunny Adeloye, Richard Akintade  Politicians across political divides in the South-West are unanimous that the supposed stronghold by the All Progressives Congress, APC and its leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on the political zone is rapidly coming to an end.In…

“Jonathan Runs the Most Corrupt Government in Nigeria’s History” -Dino Melaye

Rukayat YisauDino Melaye, former member of the House of Representatives, has described the present administration under the leadership of Goodluck Jonathan as the worst the country has ever had.Melaye stated this on Wednesday at an anti-corruption symposium organised by Gani Fawehinmi Students’ Chambers held at Julius Berger hall, University of Lagos.He cited cases whereby President…