Presidency justifies media clampdown. Says Nigeria’s security is at stake

The Presidency said yesterday that the clampdown on the print media by soldiers is in order. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe, told reporters in Abuja that the country’s security is at stake and “you cannot neglect security threats because we are living in trying times.”But he claimed that President Goodluck Jonathan has no hand whatsoever in the continuing assault on the print because as he said, the soldiers’ action runs contrary to his principal’s political belief.

One devil out another devil in waiting : The Next Emir of Kano: Sanusi, Others Begin Succession Race

If the former CBN Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi becomes the next Emir of Kano, things will never remain the same again in the Nigerian political space as those who fought him will have no choice but to…!Anyway, the race to succeed the late Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero, has begun. Already, contenders for the…

Okorocha sacks Eze Cletus Ilomuanya Strong Friend of Ralph Uwazuruike and one other monarch

■ Ilomuanya and Onyeneke dethroned The Imo State govern­ment yesterday an­nounced the dethrone­ment of two traditional rulers. The deposed monarchs are Eze Cletus Ilomuanya, who was the tradi­tional ruler of Obinugwu Autonomous Community in Orlu Local Govern­ment Area, and Eze Cosmos Ony­eneke, the traditional ruler of Lagwa Autonomous Community in Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area.…

Boko Haram: Gowon, Danjuma, Buhari, IBB told to intervene

Following the ceaseless killings of innocent citizens by Boko Haram insurgents particularly in the northeastern part of the country, the Christians and Muslims Youth Forum (CMYF) has called on retired military Generals from the region to intervene. The group, which called on retired Generals Muhammadu Buhari, Ibrahim Babangida and T.Y. Danjuma to assemble other northern…

Nigeria’s Second Most Devilish Man In The Mohammedian Emirates:”The Emir of Kano dies aged 83″

Ado Abdullahi Bayero, the Emir of Kano, was one of Nigeria’s most prominent traditional rulers [Reuters]Ado Abdullahi Bayero, the Emir of Kano and one of Nigeria’s most prominent Islamic leaders, has died. Palace and state government sources told the AFP news agency on Friday that Bayero died after a long battle with cancer.Bayero, who with…

Breaking News: Uwazuruike has broken the IPOB in a very insulting way; he has broken the monument as he threatened!

Nnamdi Kanu:Just coming in from the site of Biafra Memorial housing our cenotaph in remembrance of our dead heroes and murdered children where Uwazuruike’s thugs in Massob in collaboration with the Nigerian Police attended today in my absence to attack and damage the Eagle the centre piece of the structure. The cowards struck at exactly…

A big lesson for those that think they will get Biafra as an individual instead of working with IPOB

*Mission of Onwuka and his group was to topple govt –  CP Members of the Pro-Biafra group, Biafra Zionist Federation, BZF led by Barrister Benjamin Onwuka,  again invaded the Enugu State Broadcasting Service, ESBS in an attempt to seize the radio and television station for a broadcast.The group had attacked the Government House, Enugu on…

Panic as earth tremor hits Bayelsa community

Yenagoa—Houses shook and residents were rattled late Wednesday, as earth tremor rocked Okordia clan in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.The noise, it was learnt, was so loud that some residents mistook the tremor for an earth quake.Residents of Okordia clan, which is predominately a fishing and farming settlement, said they felt a quake on the ground  and saw most of fixed objects shake during the tremor which lasted about five minutes.