Obasanjo’s plot against Jonathan, despite the latter’s centennial bribe to the former.

The lingering feud between President Goodluck Jonathan and his estranged godfather, former President Olusegun Obasanjo may have taken an irretrievable dive for the worst, Sunday Sun learnt over the weekend. The misunderstanding, which began soon after the election of Jonathan in 2011, and gradually built up has emphatically positioned Obasanjo as the rallying point of…

Boko Haram: North’s guilty is obvious, but Atiku insists we are all guilty.

Former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar has again expressed concern over the scary security situation in the North-east zone of the country, occasioned by incessant Boko Haram attacks. The former vice president yesterday cautioned against buck passing by the political class, as he noted that “ex-pending endless energy on hand-wringing and the trading of blame” would not…

Typical case of a black monkey in the zoo: Uninterrupted Power Supply impossible In Nigeria–Shell Boss

Managing Director of Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, Mutiu Sunmonu, has disclosed that it would be unrealistic to enjoy a stable electricity supply in the country if the rate of crude oil theft and pipeline vandalisation are not looked into.Speaking at the 11th Annual Aret Adams Memorial lecture held in Lagos last Thursday, the Shell…

Kidnappers Threaten To Kill President Jonathan’s Foster Father, Demand N500m As Ransom

Four days after he was kidnapped at his residence in Otuoke, Bayelsa State, Chief Inengite Nitabai, the septuagenarian foster father of President Goodluck Jonathan, may not regain his freedom unless a whopping  N500m ransom is paid as demanded by his captors. The kidnappers who had been incommunicado finally opened up to the family of their…

OKOROCHA’S SUSPICIOUS MOVES TOWARDS TOTAL ISLAMIZATION OF IMO STATE, Says to relocate 5,000 shoemakers from Aba to Owerri.

The Imo State Government has concluded plans to relocate about 5,000 shoemakers, of its indigenes resident in Aba, Abia State back to Owerri to run the state-owned shoe industry. The state’s Commissioner for Industry and Non-Formal Sector, Mrs. Ugochi Nnana Okoro, announced this at a media briefing in Owerri, the state capital. She said the…

Nigeria ‘At War’ With Boko Haram, Says Jonathan

Nigeria’s presidency on Friday said the country was at war with Boko Haram, apparently backing off previous claims that the Islamist rebels were on the run and desperate.President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration has been fiercely criticised over its handling of the conflict, both for its inability to stop massive attacks on defenceless civilians and for what…

IMPUNITY ZONE: Chinedu Orji the murderer of John Ndubuka sued National Mirror for defamation of character, demanding N600m.

Following public outcry and reports which greeted the alleged shooting of John Ndubuka, Personal Assistant to the Abia State governor’s son, Chinedu Orji on the order of Orji himself, which was first broken by National Mirror newspaper, the media house has been sued by Orji over what they described as defamation of character. In a…

Four-year old boy kidnapped in Calabar

By Emma Una, CalabarA   4-year old boy, Effiong Edet has been abducted   at the Ekorinim axis of Calabar, the     Cross River State Capital   by the hoodlums who raided the community in an Audi car with a   concealed   car registration number.

Nigeria must protect civilians amid the alarming increase in attacks: Amnesty International (Press Release)

BY Amnesty InternationalAmnesty International is alarmed by the increase in attacks by unknown gunmen on people in north-east Nigeria and called on the government to take effective measures to protect the people and prevent further human rights abuses.     “Since the beginning of this year the attacks have intensified. Over 600 people have been killed…