FAILED SUICIDE BOMBING AT BAJOGA MILITARY CHECK POINT

A suicide bomber who rammed into a military check point in Bajoga, Gombe State yesterday, failed to achieve his mission.  His attempt to escape also failed as he was brought down by vigilant soldiers when he tried to flee after

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Celebrating US-Cuba “New Start” By Raheem Oluwafunminiyi

“It’s a courageous and historically necessary step. It’s possibly the most important step of his [Obama] presidency.” Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro   Opinion – Not many people saw it coming yet it did. In fact, not many would think this

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2015: President Jonathan Is The Choice – Nigerians In Australia

BY PDP YOUNG DEMOCRATS (PYD) AUSTRALIAN CHAPTER   CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE TO PRESIDENT DR GOODLUCK JONATHAN ON HIS RECENT TICKET AS 2015 PDP PRESIDENTIAL FLAGBEARER   We the PYD Australia, congratulate President Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan on his recent emergence as

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Africa: A Blessed Continent Ruined By Dictatorship & Tyranny

66th Anniversary (Human Rights 365) Of The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights (UDHR) 2014   “Why is it that when Europeans and North Americans (and Southeast Asians) are busy finding their ways to the Moon, Africans are busy moving back

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OPINION: IMO STATE AND BIKO HARAM (PART 1) BY KENNETH UWADI

A look at the socio-political and economic environment in Imo State today reveals a horrifying picture. There is massive corruption, staggering poverty, unemployment, poor state of education due to lack of funds for schools, deteriorating infrastructures and general degree of

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PDP PRIMARIES AND THE STRANGULATION OF NIGERIAN DEMOCRACY

By Onyiorah Paschal  Opinion – Wonders, indeed, shall never cease. While Nigerians are being made to believe that the Peoples Democratic Party allows a level playing ground for all political aspirants within its fold, perhaps a little is known by

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Terrorists Die En-mass In Military Ambush

A very large number of terrorists have met their final waterloo after falling into an ambush laid for them by Nigerians troops between Maiduguri and Damboa, Borno State on Friday. Security sources close to the ongoing mopping operation will determine

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Meet Our Guest Personality, Dr. Jerry Ugokwe

Dr. Jerry Ugokwe was two terms member of the House of Representatives and the first initiator of Freedom of Information Bill (FIB), and former Nigerian Ambassador to Austria, Slovakia and UN in Vienna.   According to Independent National Electoral Commission

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Ogun PDP crisis: INEC backs Kashamu’s faction, Obasanjo’s group in disarray

The Independent National Electoral  Commission has given recognition to a faction of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun State led by the South West leader of the party, Mr. Buruji Kashamu, a decision that has worsened the crisis over parallel

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Military Investigating Claims of Mass Abduction In Borno

By PRNigeria The Nigerian Military High Command says it was yet to verify reports of alleged kidnap of scores of villagers in Borno State earlier this week but says its officers were investigating as well as patrolling the area in

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How they killed Imo State Oil Peoducing Area Development Commission (ISOPADEC)

Written by Kenneth Uwadi   Opinion – I made a telling revelation that the sum of 1 billion naira belonging to pensioners in the 27 LGA’s of Imo State was “squandered” by Sir Jude Ejiogu the current Chief of Staff

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2015: TAN TAKES JONATHAN/SAMBO MESSAGE TO GRASSROOTS

welcomes other contenders! for a fair contest   From Chuks Collins, Awka   As the 2015 general elections draw nearer, it is obvious that the presidential candidate of the opposition party the All Progressive Congress (APC) Gen Mohammed Buhari will

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MOSSAD, CIA, & SSS VS ZAKZAKY: Renewed contract to kill Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky exposed

By Stephen Lawan   Opinion – Having MOSSAD, CIA, & SSS Agents failed in their mission to assassinate Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, His Eminence Sheikh Ibraheem Yaqoub Zakzaky, those awarded the contract have finally given up, while

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COURT STRIKES DOWN ILLEGAL PORT CHARGES, ORDERS SHIPPING COMPANIES TO REFUND OVER N1TRILLION

In a major decision delivered by Buba J. sitting at the Federal High Court Lagos, in SUIT NO. FHC/CS/1646/2014 – ALRAINE SHIPPING AGENCIES (NIG) LTD & ORS Vs NIGERIAN SHIPPERS’ COUNCIL and SUIT NO. FHC/CS/1704/2014 – APAPA BULK TERMINAL LTD

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JAMB: Court orders Federal Government and Education Minister to apply uniform cut-off marks to all states

PRESS RELEASE State based admission disparity in Unity Schools – Court orders Federal Government and Education Minister to apply uniform cut-off marks to all states The Federal High Court has declared unconstitutional the state based admission inequality in Federal Government

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Court Jails Fake Customs Comptroller 10 Years for N11.1m Fraud

It was the end of road for a fraudster on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 when Justice Dije Aboki of the Kano State High Court, Kano convicted and sentenced one Ibrahim Hassan popularly known as Comptroller Kangiwa, to ten (10) years

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OPINION: WHY I CALLED GOVERNOR OKOROCHA’S CHIEF OF STAFF (JUDE EJIOGU) A THIEF – KENNETH UWADI

Opinion – I told you before that as a young man one of the artists I followed his music is the late legendary Afro-beat maestro Fela Anikulapo Kuti. Fela did a lot of songs, most of which are about the

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Justice Chukwu Defers Ruling Again On Ex-MINT Boss, Okoyomon’s Extradition

EFCC – Justice E. S. Chukwu of the Federal High Court, Maitama, Abuja, on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 adjourned ruling on the extradition proceedings brought by the office of Attorney General of the Federation against former managing director of Nigeria

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EFCC Docks Nine for Illegal Dealing in Petroleum Products

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today at a Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State arraigned nine persons for offences bordering on illegally dealing in petroleum products. Clement Oguntuwase, Joseph Obie, Ifeoluwa Albert, Adams Amzat Akokhia,

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Discharged from hospital for inability to pay hospital bill: Man with mouth tumour cries for help from his dying home

Dickson Emmanuel, 37, a native of Okai Item in Bende Local Government of Abia State is yet to come to terms why fate was so cruel to him. A resident of Aba and an electrician by profession, Emmanuel has a

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Police Considers Junior Officers with Degrees for Elevation to Senior Cadre

In line with his resolve to further boost the morale of Police workforce the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Suleiman Abba CFR, NPOM, NPM, mni, has given approval for the consideration of Inspectors, Rank and File with University and other Tertiary

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CORRUPTION: STATE OF THE NATION WORRIES CATHOLIC BISHOP

From Chuks Collins, Awka ​The Catholic Bishop of Nnewi, Most Rev Hilary Odili Okeke has expressed deep worries over the poor state of the nation in spite of the rich natural abundant resources. The Bishop, in his 2014 Christmas message

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Endless Detention Of Citizen Odudu Ukpanah By Gov. Akpabio: Injustice Taken Too Far By Inibehe Effiong

Opinion – Citizen Odudu Albert Ukpanah is the only son of Late Engr. Albert Jimmy Ukpanah from Ukanafun Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. Odudu, 31, a brilliant and peace loving man holds a B. Sc. in Geophysics from

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Stop Using Women and Children For Terrorist Acts- CISA

A civil society advocacy group engaged in creating and spreading security awareness among Nigerians,  Citizens Initiative for Security Awareness (CISA) have cried out against terrorists using innocent women and children for the perpetration of terrorism activities. Speaking at an interactive

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ZAKZAKY VS GUMMI: The Confused Gumi By Abdul Mumin Giwa

Condolence Opinion – The way and manner you condoled the revered leader of the Islamic Movement Sayyid Ibraheem Zakzaky (H) was only a display of arrogance and self-conceit, an attitude totally believed to be absent in true men of God.

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N1.2m Bribe: Court Orders Medical Director’s Arrest

EFCC Press Release A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja today issued a bench warrant against the Medical Director of Federal Medical Centre, Owo, Ondo State, Dr Olufemi Omotoso for failing to appear in court for arraignment in a N1.2

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I implore Obasanjo to stop lying before he dies

WRITTEN BY GODWIN ALABI-ISAMA   I’m gravely pained to be trading words with General Olusegun Obasanjo once again on the history of Nigeria-Biafra War. He is an elder and a former ruler who, ordinarily, should be treated with utmost respect.

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Opinion: Why Imo State Government Is Still Keeping Activist Samuelson Iwuoha In Jail By Kenneth Uwadi

Opinion – Wherever and whenever there is death, flesh also becomes visible; and if one observes closely too, some vultures must be lurking around the corner to feast on the flesh. Indeed, vultures are evil birds; if not how could

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GOV. AKPABIO; FREE ODUDU NOW, FOR IT IS YOU WHO MURDERED THIS SLEEP

By Fejiro Oliver   “Some things you must always be unable to bear. Some things you must never stop refusing to bear; Injustice and outrage and dishonor and shame. No matter how young you are or how old you have

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PDP 2015: TAN CONGRATULATES JONATHAN, PDP

From Chuks Collins, Awka   The Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria (TAN) has congratulated the President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, Dr Goodluck Jonathan and his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for emerging the party’s flag bearer in the

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