2015: Opposition floods so-called South with Northern migrant voters •Arrested suspects open up •As security reports fingers Senator

TOP flight security reports arising from arrests of northerners in the southern region have revealed a plot by one of the leading opposition parties to flood the South-South and South-East geopolitical zones with northern migrant voters ahead of the 2015 presidential polls.ADVERTISEMENTThe plot, already under implementation, has led to movement of thousands of northerners to…

Confab threatened as consensus group splits

Vice-Chairman, National Conference, Prof. Bolaji AkinyemiThe National Conference may end in chaos as it winds down its activities, Sunday Punch has discovered.Crisis has hit the National Consensus Group of the confab, which was set up to keep the conference and delegates in focus, despite conflicting views and different positions on issues.The consensus group was created…

Umeh bombs Okorocha, Uwazuruike

By CHIDI OBINECHE…Says MASSOB is deadNational Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Chief Victor Umeh has laid bare a number of issues surrounding the crisis-torn par­ty and the late Dim Odumegwu Ojukwu’s camp. Umeh who recently secured an em­phatic victory at the Abuja division of the Federal Court of Appeal on the lingering…

How Al-Qaeda, Boko Haram Smuggle Arms Into Nigeria

Proliferation of small arms and light weapons is increasingly and dangerously becoming a transnational organized crime in Nigeria, with Boko Haram’s insurgency, re-emerging Niger Delta crisis and escalating kidnapping, communal crises and armed robbery in the South East providing impetus for arms trafficking. Some border towns, particularly in the North Eastern flank, serve as a…

S’East Gov’s wish hit a brick wall as Lawmaker insists creation of more states is a waste of resources.

Lawmaker representing Alimosho constituency (1) in the Lagos House of Assembly, Bisi Yusuf, has described current attempts to create more states in the country as unnecessary and a waste of resources.Speaking to House correspondents yesterday, Yusuf said that many of the already existing states are not viable and cannot survive without depending on allocation from…

The Mohammadian Emirates’ Battle for the zoo: North launches attack on Monday •Northern govs to storm confab •We’re ready for them —Southern leaders

A major confrontation between Northern and Southern political leaders may take place in Abuja on Monday unless a plan by governors from the North to storm Abuja that day against the national conference is called off.ADVERTISEMENTA competent source told Saturday Tribune on Friday that following a meeting held by certain leaders of the North, including…