Boko Haram: Mass murderer Gowon tasks Jonathan on ending killings

Former military Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, yesterday asked President Goodluck Jonathan to put an immediate end to the killing of innocent Nigerians by terrorists.Gowon, speaking at the National Youth Peace Concert in Abuja, also challenged the terrorists to come out to defend their actions.He urged Nigerians to come to the aid of the…

Ijaw Youths Flay Non-Representation At National Conference

The Ijaw Youths Council on Saturday in Yenagoa expressed its displeasure at the non-inclusion of its delegate in the National Conference scheduled to begin soon. In a statement issued by Mr Eric Omare, spokesman of the youth body, the IYC said the non-representation of Niger-Delta youths at the conference was “regrettable”.He called on the conference…

Looting: I Used Sure-P Fund To Fight Kidnappers – Abia Gov.

Matthias NwoguGovernor Theodore Orji of Abia says he deployed the state’s share of the funds from the Subsidy Reinvestment-Programme (SURE-P) to stop kidnapping and other criminal activities in the state.Orji made this known to newsmen in Umuahia yesterday while speaking on the gains of SURE-P  in  the state.“If there is anything SURE-P has done for…

Use Presidential Powers To Stop Killing Of Innocent Citizens – Sultan

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has urged President Goodluck Jonathan to use presidential powers to stop the killing of innocent prople in North East and Benue.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Abubakar spoke in Sokoto on Saturday when Jonathan paid him a courtesy visit.“Human life is sacred. I always express…

Al-Qaeda takes over Boko Haram

There are very strong indications to suggest that al-Qaeda, the global terror organization founded by the late Osama Bin Laden, may have taken control of the notorious and deadly Jama’atu Ahliss-Sunnah Lidda’awati Wal Jihad, popularly known as Boko Haram, Sunday Vanguard can report authoritatively.In addition, it was learnt that some of the camps used by Boko Haram members as safe haven in Cameroun have been detected by Nigeria’s security forces.The problem, however, according to sources, is that “except Cameroun enters into concrete collaboration with Nigeria, nothing can be done”.

Boko Haram: Gowon tasks Jonathan on ending killings

Former military Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, yesterday asked President Goodluck Jonathan to put an immediate end to the killing of innocent Nigerians by terrorists.Gowon, speaking at the National Youth Peace Concert in Abuja, also challenged the terrorists to come out to defend their actions.He urged Nigerians to come to the aid of the government by providing useful information about the terrorists.The concert was organized by the Office of the First Lady and office of the Special Adviser to the President on

2015: Sultan of Sokoto we must avoid bloodshed, Sultan tells Jonathan

THE Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, is worried by the bloodshed in parts of the north, especially with the 2015 elections approaching.He wants President Goodluck Jonathan to urgently take steps to stop the killings.“Let’s not make 2015 a year of taking innocent lives away,” he cautioned yesterday in his palace, while receiving the president who was on a private visit, his second in as many weeks.

Conversion To Christianity: Father Allegedly Kills Daughter, Attacks Pastor

The Oyo State Police Command has arrested a man suspected to have killed his daughter, Miss Kausara Isiaka, for allegedly converting to Christianity. According to a Reverend Daniel Oladimeji, one of the four persons he attacked with machete, the suspect had long been suspected to be the brain behind the attack. According to the police…

Stop Playing ‘transactional politics’ with Boko Haram, Ezekwesili tells APC

Former  Vice president of the World Bank,  Dr Oby Ezekwesili ,on Thursday ,during the All Progressive Congress’ (APC) Summit  in Abuja came down heavily on the political class, insisting that switching camps at short intervals was not a solution to Nigeria’s myriad of problems. Ezekwesili also told her host that the leadership that would serve…