Buhari

In Covenant with Nigerians, Buhari Unveils Marshall Plan

Unfolds agenda on socio-economic rejuvenation Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja    
The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), has entered into a covenant with Nigerians highlighting his plan to tackle the challenges currently facing the country, including a Marshall Plan on the Boko Haram insurgency and insecurity. In a document released…

Fatou-Bensouda

Electoral Violence: Again, ICC Warns Politicians Will Face Prosecution

Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda  To investigate first lady over APC petition Tobi Soniyi in Abuja    
 Ahead of the general election, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, has for the second time reminded Nigerian politicians that they risk being hauled to The Hague, Netherlands, for trial…

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Hiring ex-Apartheid Mercenaries by Nigeria is Awkward for Modern S’Africa

Leon Lotz, a white South African military ‘advisor’ who died in battle with Boko Haram last week, was a Koevoet man. In post-Apartheid South Africa, this tag hardly draws any admiration. Koevoet was an Apartheid paramilitary organisation established at the height of the South African Border War in 1979. After the fall of Apartheid, many…

Goodluck-Jonathan

Presidency: Tinubu’s Claim of VP Offer in ING False, Misleading

President Goodluck Jonathan      Says Fashola’s comment on Lagos armed robbery incident irresponsible       ‘Jonathan did not have telephone conversation with Morocco king’         APC tells President to apologise to Nigerians over row Jaiyeola Andrews and Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The Presidency on Friday rebuffed claims by the former governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu,…

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Military Discovers Bomb Making Factory in Yobe

Director of Defence Information (DDI), Maj-Gen. Chris Olukolade         Says alleged ‘mercenaries’ are technical advisers Senator Iroegbu in Abuja The military has disclosed that the ongoing cordon and search by troops in Buni Yadi in Yobe State has led to the discovery of a bomb making factory, where improvised explosive devices (IEDs) used by terrorists…

Ibrahim-Lamorde

EFCC to APC: You Are Amplifying Fabrications to Score Cheap Political Point

Ibrahim lamorde, EFCC chairman  PDP plans to use agency against our members, alleges opposition      ‘Purported letter fake’       Fani-Kayode: APC members hiding under their beds and running from their own shadows Chuks Okocha, Onyebuchi Ezigbo and Paul Obi in Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday took a swipe at the All…

Simon-Shercliff

Boko Haram: UK Arms Not Contributing to Bloodbath in North-east, Says Envoy

British Deputy  High Commissioner to Nigeria, Simon Shercliff     As WAANSA urges countries to ratify ATT Senator Iroegbu and Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja The British Government Friday said her arms were not part of the ones in the country that had contributed to the blood-letting of more than 14,000 innocent Nigerians since the Boko Haram…

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Jega Charges RECs Not to Be Deterred as PVC Distribution Hits 55.9m

Chuks Okocha in Abuja Barely two weeks to the 2015 general elections scheduled for March 28th and April 11th, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, has charged Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) to be steadfast in the face of distractions as the Commission would settle for nothing but the best elections.…

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PDP Governors Forum Plans to Subvert Credible Elections, Alleges S’West APC

INEC card reader Condemns PDP’s ‘do-or-die’ approach Gboyega Akinsanmi The All Progressives Congress (APC) friday said the decision of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum against the use of card reader machines (CRMs) for the 2015 elections “is an attempt to promote electoral frauds and rigging.” The party, also, said rejecting the use of…