Umeh lied, yet to clear weighty allegations – APC

Party ,person unfit for 8th Senate The assertion made by Chief Victor Umeh, One –man National Executive of in the studios of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on Odenigbo 99.1 FM Radio, Obosi, Anambra State this morning to the effect

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Troops on patrol encounter terrorists, recorver arms

Troops on cordon and search along Djimitillo Damaturu road axis on Friday night had an encounter with a group of terrorists after their hideout was discovered by troops. The fierce fight to dislodge them from the location which is very

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Boko Haram fighters target civilians: Be vigilant – warns DSS

The Department of State Services, DSS, has called for vigilance on the part of those usually in crowded environment, particularly motor parks as fleeing Boko Haram terrorists have resorted to attacking hapless civilians and soft targets.   The advice, which

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How Tinubu plot to become President if APC wins – PDP

By Henry Umoru PEOPLES Democratic Party, PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation, PDPPCO yesterday alleged that it has uncovered plots by the National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC and former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to become the

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Taming Turbulent Elections In Nigeria Using The Armed Forces

Air Chief Marshal AS Badeh Chief of Defense Staff, the Armed Forces of Nigeria The Defense Headquarters, Ministry of Defense P.M.B. 309, FCT, Abuja, Nigeria Sir, The Nigerian Armed Forces’ Letter To Intersociety Is The Beginning Of An End To

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If you remove Buhari, there’ll be no APC – Clark

Written by Ugonnabo Ngwu   Self-styled political godfather of President Goodluck Jonathan and erstwhile federal Commissioner for Information, Chief Edwin Clark, yesterday claimed that the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, was formed with the sole intent of installing a northerner

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Nigerian gallant soldiers rout Boko Haram from more towns in Yobe and Adamawa States

Some terrorists captured Machine/antiaircraft guns and grenade launchers etc. recovered   Global Reporters – According to Major General Chris Olukolade, Director Defense information, Nigerian troops finally routed terrorists from Bara, the Headquarters of Gulani Local Government Area of Yobe State

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Those who ask for change are bus conductors – Dame Jonathan

Nigeria’s First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, yesterday took a swipe at the All Progressives Congress, APC, by stating that members of her party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, “do not tell you about change because we are not bus conductors

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No leader in the history of Nigeria has pushed the cause of womanhood like Jonathan’- Women in Clergy

The reelection bid of President Goodluck Jonathan received a major boost Wednesday, as a group of female clergy, Women in Clergy, threw their weight behind his aspiration by endorsing him for a second term in his office. The decision of the

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Full text of what Buhari said at Chatham House, London

Permit me to start by thanking Chatham House for the invitation to talk about this important topic at this crucial time. When speaking about Nigeria overseas, I normally prefer to be my country’s public relations and marketing officer, extolling her

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94% energy tariff: Nnewi industrialists under pressure to relocate outside Anambra

Canvasses natural gas as alternative Written by Chuks Collins, Awka The executive Chairman of Kotec Group of Companies, Nnewi, Anambra State, Chief Chika Emelike has called on the federal government to extend natural gas as alternative source of industrial power

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APC dismisses Jonathan’s excuse for not investigating Ekiti rigging tape

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has upbraided the excuse given by President Goodluck Jonathan for not probing the audio recording where some Peoples Democratic Party leaders were purportedly giving orders to an Army General to help in rigging the June

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Army Chief visits Baga, assures on defeat of Boko Haram before general elections’ dates

Following the success of officers and men of the Nigerian military in reclaiming Baga in Borno State, the Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lieutenant-General Kenneth Minimah, has declared that the military is set to achieve victory over the Boko Haram

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The upcoming general elections and Nigeria’s date with history

BY JAYE GASKIA Opinion – As the forced rescheduled dates for the 2015 general elections rapidly approaches, the ominous clouds that have been gathering over our national existence have continue to thicken and darken potentially threatening a deluge of biblical

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Attempted jail break in calabar prison

… Eight prisoners died, 17 injured   An attempted jail break in Calabar prison, Cross River State, has been foiled by officers and men of the Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) with the support of the Army and Police Force. Trouble

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Anyim claims opposition movement was intentionally created by Jonathan

Written by Ugonnabo Ngwu Global Reporters – Nigeria’s Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, has claimed that the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan was deliberate in creating the opposition movement in the country as

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Soludo replies Jonathan, alleges theft of money outweighs annual budget

 Written by Ugonnabo Ngwu Global Reporters – A former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Charles Chukwuma Soludo, on Tuesday renewed attacks on the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan after he had accused the reigning government of inefficient

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Lamido, Aliyu reply Kwankwaso, reveal why they remained with PDP

Governors Sule Lamido and Babangida Aliyu of Jigawa and Niger States yesterday reacted to claims by their Kano State counterpart, Malam Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso that they betrayed the five erstwhile governors of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who ultimately decamped

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Okonjo-Iweala betrays Nigeria

By SKC Ogbonnia Opinion – Nigeria’s Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has loomed very large for over a decade to the extent that any serious discussion of the country’s problems without a mention of

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Nigeria’s House of Reps in rowdy session over motion on controversial AIG of police Joseph Mbu

Tuesday’s plenary of Nigeria’s House of Representatives got rowdy and tensed following a motion moved by Reps Aliyu Madaki for the controversial AIG of Police in charge of Lagos State, Joseph Mbu, to be relieved of any responsibility in the

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Nigerian diplomat ran amok in Austria

A leopard they say will never change its colour. Mrs Abimbola S. Raji, a counselor with the Nigerian Embassy in Vienna, Austria who has been associated with many violent allegations has done it again. This time not near the embassy

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PDP forums in Taraba reject Jonathan’s nomination of Ikenya as minister

Some organized forums within the Taraba State chapter of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, have rejected the nomination of Mr. Joel Ikenya as a minister from the state. They held that the nomination was a political miscalculation that could rob

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Interview: “We are tired to be used as tools” – Northern Christians Elders Forum

Written by Global Reporters (GR)   “As I speak to you right now I have over 1,000 names from Borno State alone. Christians that have registered they have their temporal voters’ cards but when they go to the point of

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Federal government refutes outbreak of bird flu in Obasanjo Farms

The federal government has denounced media reports that bird flu attacked Obasanjo’s farm in Otta, Ogun State, describing the publication titled “Bird flu hits Obasanjo’s Otta farm” as false and a misleading attempt to exaggerate the bird flu outbreaks within

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Editorial: Corruption need not be relegated in Mbeki’s IFFs report

Much commendation has trailed the report of a joint study on illicit financial flows from Africa commissioned by the African Union (AU) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), which unraveled that Africa loses more than $50 billion

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Questions on INEC’s sudden deletion of millions of registered voters: Prof. Jega reacts, writes Intersociety

The leadership of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law is in receipt of a letter addressed to our Board Chairman by the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission. The two-page letter, dated 17th February 2015

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OBJ in the cusps of tumultuous hallucinations

By Dr. Paul Mamza   Leaders and elders are epitome of wisdom and standard-bearers of basic societal value system preservation. Leadership is a huge burden and being an elder is a tailored responsibility. A leader can be likened to torch-bearer

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Opinion: A Gravely Sick Buhari And Joe Igbokwe’s Obsessive Megalomania By Iyoha John Darlington

Fellow Nigerians, for the first time ever I want to break my prolonged silence on Buhari’s controversial state of health. This guy Buhari together with his, partisans will never cease to amaze me. What do Nigerians stand to benefit from

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Terrorists disguised as women arrested

Cordon and search yield more weapons The cordon and search in Baga has revealed some terrorists disguising as women. The searches are also yielding more discoveries of arms especially bombs hidden in various locations, especially Baga town. Apart from those

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IGP orders full-scale investigation into the death of Prof. Falaki

… Some suspects Arrested The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Suleiman Abba CFR, NPOM, NPM, mni, has viewed with great concern the death in Kano, of Prof. Ahmed Falaki of the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria. He has therefore ordered the Assistant

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