The Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa, an offshoot of the al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, has grown in reach and sophistication, since October 2011 when it became active. The group announced its first armed action on video on December 12, 2011, with the intended goal of spreading Jihad across West Africa.It released…
The Igbo apex socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has said President Goodluck Jonathan can count on the support of the South-East, if he contests for a second term in 2015. The National Publicity Secretary, Ohanaeze, Tony Oganah, told SUNDAY PUNCH that the people of the South-East were excited with Jonathan’s efforts at developing the region and…
Britain is investigating a possible Nigerian link to attackers suspected of hacking a soldier to death in London while shouting Islamic slogans, two sources with knowledge of the investigation told Reuters on condition of anonymity. Two suspects have been taken into custody after the attack, which the British government said appeared to be an act…
BY Emma Amaize & Akpokona Omafuaire WARRI—FOUNDER of Niger Delta People Volunteer Front, NPDVF, Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, has said that he was ready, bullet for bullet, for those who want to stop President Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 general elections. He spoke in Warri, Delta State, weekend, just as the founder of Oodua People’s Congress,
By TONY EDIKE & UDUMA KALU AT 6. 00am yesterday, the remains of 82-year-old Nigeria’s literary icon Chinua Achebe, who died in a Boston hospital arrived Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja from his US-base. The body was released by government officials led by the Secretary to the Federal Government, Chief Anyim Pius Ayim.
Life in the Zoological Republic of Nigeria The death toll of policemen killed by members of the Ombatse cult in Nasarawa State has climbed to 72 following the discovery of the bodies of 25 policemen that had been hitherto declared missing in a mass grave in an unnamed village in the state.
Press Release – The attention of Imo Youth Assembly (IYA), the apex socio-political, Non- Governmental Umbrella of the entire Youth leadership in Imo State, comprising Orluzurumee Youth Assembly,
By: Tony Amokedo on May 21, 2013 – 2:51 United States president Barack Obama will not be visiting Nigeria as recently speculated in the media. Obama and his wife Michelle will only visit Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania between June 26 and July 3.
Ijaw people from oil and gas bearing communities of Niger Delta Region, operating under the aegis of “Occupy Chevron Platform” (OCP), have issued a 7-day ultimatum to Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL, to start the process of negotiation and subsequent payment
Middle Belt Group Says They Are Not Part of Northern Nigeria THE United Middle Belt Youth Congress (UMBYC), a group at the forefront of mapping out the North Central geopolitical zone as Middle Belt has lampooned the north for lining up soldiers from the zone against the Igbos during the Nigerian civil war.