Governor Shettima donated N1million to each of the deceased family as thousands of Igbo victims still await mere condolence message from the Nigerian authorities Twelve soldiers and seven policemen were killed in recent attacks in Borno by suspected members of the Boko Haram, the commander of the military Joint Task Force (JTF), Major General Jah Ewansiah, has said.
Groups representing indigenous communities have blasted the Hausa-Fulani ruling class, saying their cold response to the violent activities of the Boko Haram sect amounted to complicity.
Two victims on danger list, as protest rocks village THERE was palpable tension yesterday in Umuekune village of Irete community in Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo State, when armed Fulani herdsmen opened fire on villagers who attempted to stop their cattle from grazing their farmlands.
Inside the state of the art private Gulfstream jet (top photo) of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni that he bought using British foreign aid cash. A British Member of the European Parliament (MEP) has received unprecedented support from all corners of life after he called upon the British Government to stop dashing out foreign aid to…
I read with a lot of amusement the piece of clap-trap circulated through the Nigerian blogosphere last week titled ‘The Bitter truth about the Igbo” authored by Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode. I thought for a minute: but they said the guy went to Cambridge! Then again, take a scallywag to Cambridge, he merely becomes a Cambridge-trained scallywag. There were many things Kings College Lagos and Cambridge University could have taught, and might have failed to teach Mr. Fani-kayode.
Ahead of the 2015 elections, there are indications that northern leaders of the Christian faith after heavy consultation and part of a grand strategy with Muslim North have expressed their preference for the emergence of a presidential candidate from the geopolitical zone of their religious belief.
A NIGERIAN is feared dead while four Thai nationals were kidnapped by unknown gunmen who invaded a Rivers State government-owned mega fish farm at Buguma, in Asari-Toru Local Council Area.
Nigeria should Prosecute Oil Subsidy thieves if serious about tackling official Corruption in the Country- says NLC
The Report of the House of Representatives ad hoc Committee on fuel subsidy, which revealed the criminal looting of the nation’s resources, is a vindication of the Nigerian peoples protest on the issue. The people had for eight days beginning January 9, 2012 gone on strike, held mass rallies and street protests against Government’s mindless increase in the price of fuel, its decision to remove fuel subsidy and the sleaze in the oil industry.
A veteran presidential candidate and a major stakeholder in the newly-registered All Progressives Congress, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) on Tuesday said the new party was determined to push out the ruling Peoples Democratic Party in 2015.
At least 194, 000 children below the age of five die annually in Nigeria from diarrhoea, Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) Dr. Paul Orhii, has said.