Jonathan is busy going to churches instead of leading the country – Fashola

By Ameh Comrade Godwin   Lagos state Governor, Babatunde Fashola has accused President Goodluck Jonathan of spending more time inside the church than leading the country. Fashola made this observation while speaking at the sixth Bola Tinubu Colloquium in Lagos, tagged ‘The Summit of the Common man’, According to Fashola, “You must pay critical attention to…

Insecurity: Jonathan Indicts North-East Governors

By Saharareporters, New York President Goodluck Jonathan today indicted governors from Nigeria’s North-Eastern states of inaction in the face of growing attacks by Boko Haram, an extremist Islamist group. Mr. Jonathan added that he should not be blamed for the insecurity ravaging the geo-political zone. Mr. Jonathan made the comments during a political rally held…

BREAKING: Heavy gunfire around presidential villa, SSS headquarters

The Military Joint Task Force patrolling the streets in search of Boko Haram extremists There have been heavy gunfire exchanges around the vicinity of Nigeria’s presidential palace and the headquarters of the Department of State Services in the Asokoro District of  Abuja in the past one hour, security sources and residents of the area said.…

This National Conference is waste of time – Prof. Nwabueze

We are in the process of another constitution making.  If you agree, what’s your take on the arrangement?Let me correct the impression that we are in the process of another constitution making. The National Conference, as constituted by the President, lacks the capacity to draft a constitution to be submitted to the people for approval through a referendum. It doesn’t have the capacity, so it does not entail a constitution making at all. That is something we have to realise, arising from the nature and type of the conference as constituted or established by the President.The reason for this is that the conference is not established by virtue of any law enacted by the National

Fulani cattle rearers not welcome in Igbo land, says South-East CAN

The South-East branch of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has warned that it would resist any attempt to allocate grazing fields to Fulani cattle rearers in any part of Igbo land.In a statement in Awka yesterday, the zonal chairman of CAN, Bishop David Eberechukwu, warned those campaigning for the allocation of land as grazing fields for the cattle rearers to desist forthwith as the zone is yet to accommodate all the people from the South-East displaced in the North as a result of the activities of the Boko Haram Islamic sect.

Confab Hiccups! The majority question and the North’s fear

Futile or fruitful? That’s the big question one week after the National Conference began in Abuja. In the real sense, the confab is supposed to be two weeks old having been inaugurated on March 17. But  it  deferred the commencement of  technical session by one week. The adumbration started on March 24.. Seated in the auditorium of the National Judicial Institute, Abuja, venue of confab, were the 492 delegates drawn from various distinct groupings in the country.For three days, Monday through Wednesday, the conference had not just some deliberations but heated

President Jonathan Explodes!. Blame northern govs, not me for Boko Haram!

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan yesterday took a swipe at governors for accusing the Federal Government of bad leadership, asking them to stop pushing blames when they have failed on their part to provide primary and secondary education for their citizens.Speaking in Bauchi during the North-east Zonal Rally of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Jonathan also lampooned some northern governors over insurgency in their states which he blamed on lack of education for the children and employment consequent upon which they are ready tools for terrorists.Jonathan, who charged the governors to take charge and stop blaming their inept leadership on the Federal

Hausa–Fulani can’t survive without Biafra oil: Secession is not a northern agenda— confab delegates.

 Wednesday’s  threat by the  Lamido of Adamawa, Alhaji Muhammadu Mustapha to  lead his people in seceding from  Nigeria if  the situation warrants it  is not a Northern agenda,several  Northern  delegates have said.Alhaji Mustapha caused a storm when he said at a session of the National Conference that he was prepared to lead his  people to …