Sultan meets President Jonathan over Sanusi

Five days after he was installed as the Emir of Kano, former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) gained access to the palace for the first time yesterday.The emir, who had made the Kano State Government House his home on account of the occupation of the palace by policemen, made his way to the palace in a triumphant entry of sort, soon after leading the Jummaa’t prayers and the 7th day Fidau prayer for the late Emir, Alhaji Ado Bayero.In his sermon at the prayers, the new emir sued for peace and unity among Muslims and Christians and the generality of Nigerians.

US places $18m bounty on Boko Haram splinter group’s leader, three others

The United States  yesterday posted $18 million in rewards for the capture of  Khaid al-Barnawi,leader of Ansaru, a splinter  group from Boko Haram, and three other  African militants.They are accused of  involvement  in the kidnapping of foreigners and attacks on Western targets.Some $5 million each was offered for  the  former member of  Boko Haram and two founding leaders of the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) based in the Maghreb region.A fourth reward of $3 million was set for an Egyptian extremist who has plotted against the US, the State Department said.

Shocked GOC Orders Arrest Of Soldiers Who Deserted Biita

The General Officer commanding the 3rd Army Division in Jos, Major General JS Zaruwa was shocked to find so many soldiers roaming the streets of Michika in Adamawa State when he made a private visit to his home in the area.The soldiers deserted Biita after Boko Haram militants returned to avenge a rout of their men a week ago.Upon seeing the soldiers hanging out mostly around a brothel known as “BOLINGO” with their rifles slung around their shoulders, the army General invited Lt. Colonel BMG Martins, the commanding Officer of the Special Operations Battalion who also doubles as their commanding officer, to call them to order, or arrest them enmasse our source said.

Oil: UK Lauds Gov. Uduaghan’s Infrastructure Efforts …Expresses Readiness To Invest.

The British Government has expressed readiness to invest in Delta Stateand assist the state to develop its potentials to grow the economy.British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Peter Carter whodisclosed this in Asaba yesterday during a visit to the state Governor,Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, said that the United Kingdom was encouraged by theinfrastructural development and…

Sanusi’now above the law as Judge preaches amicable settlement

by: Eric Ikhilae, Abuja The President of the National Industrial Court (NIC) Justice Babatunde Adejumo, on Friday advised President Goodluck Jonathan, the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and the former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Lamido Sanusi to explore an amicable settlement of the dispute…

#TheTruthIsThatOneNigeriaIsFake: Obasanjo, IBB Absent As Jonathan Meets Former Leaders

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and General Ibrahim Babangida did not attend a meeting called by President Goodluck Jonathan to discuss thesecurity situations in Nigeria and the 2015 general elections. While Babangida said he is unable to attend the meeting because of thedeath of the Senator Awaisu Kuta, the Senator representing his district inNiger State, Obasanjo…