IPOB, MASSOB threaten violent agitation if killing of members continue

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Tuesday accused Nigerian security operatives of killing 48 pro-Biafra activists during Monday’s rally to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the declaration of the Republic of Biafra by the then Governor of old Eastern

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Bruce reveals how he was barred from greeting Buhari in Aso Rock as Sani counters

The Senator representing Bayelsa East senatorial district, Mr. Ben Murray-Bruce has revealed how operatives of the Department of State Services, DSS, prevented him from exchanging pleasantries with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Monday. But he was

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Abacha didn’t loot Nigeria’s treasury; money stashed abroad was in case of sanctions – Al-Mustapha

Former Chief Security Officer, CSO, to the late Head of State, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha has come out in defence of his late boss, General Sani Abacha, insisting that the late military dictator did not loot the nation’s treasury as is

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INTERNATIONAL IGBO HEROES’ REMEMBERANCE DAY MASSACRE: BUHARI & OBIANO AT IT AGAIN

Barely five hours after our latest scorecard on one year in office of the Buhari Administration was released, torrential calls came to us concerning the massacre of innocent and unarmed citizens in three locations in Anambra State today. The locations

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How Jonathan shocked me during 2015 election — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that he was shocked when former president Goodluck Jonathan called him to concede defeat right before the final tally of the 2015 presidential election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The President disclosed this

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US, UK experienced similar hardship facing Nigerians before attaining greatness – Okorocha

Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Governors’ Forum, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has declared that the difficulties presently being experienced by Nigerians are similar to the ones endured by countries like the United States, US, and the United Kingdom, before

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125 Constitutional Breaches & Regime Atrocities Of Buhari Administration In One Year

The Government of Gen Muhammadu Buhari has clocked one year in office having being sworn in on 29th of May 2015; and the leadership of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety) has identified at least

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HURIWA asks Buhari to release Kanu, others in the spirit of Democracy Day

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA has claimed that this year’s Democracy Day is without any progressive milestones because the government has in the last one year “clamped into detention dissenting voices and foisted multiple charges that aren’t

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FG, ex-militants resolve to end pipeline vandalism in Niger Delta

The Federal Government and former militants have resolved to work together towards ending the increasing cases of pipeline vandalism in the Niger Delta region. ‎   The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs and Coordinator of the

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Editorial: President Buhari’s one year in office and the way forward

May 29, 2016 made it one year since President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn into office. Prior to the inauguration of his administration after defeating incumbent president Goodluck Jonathan at the 2015 election, hopes were high that the incoming president would

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Presidency and APC: Questionable characters want to hijack CAN Election – Patriotic Christian Youths

With about one month to the Presidential election of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), a group of Christians under the aegis of Patriotic Christian Youths of Nigeria (PCYN), on Sunday raised fears that some persons with questionable characters who

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Full text of Buhari’s Democracy Day address to Nigerians

My compatriots, It is one year today since our administration came into office. It has been a year of triumph, consolidation, pains and achievements. By age, instinct and experience, my preference is to look forward, to prepare for the challenges

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PDP will return to power in 2019 – Esiso

Restates 2nd term for Okowa   “The main opposition party in the country will in 2019 take back the reins of governance at the centre” says the chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Delta State Chapter, Barrister Kingsley Esiso. “Come 2019,

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Buhari is desperate to jail Kanu – Biafrans in Austria

Say: The use of masked witnesses against Kanu is a charade Since Buhari became president, the Hausa Fulani have invaded Biafran land and they are killing us in hundreds Biafrans on 30.05.2016 should remember their fallen heroes Written by Uzoma

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Buhari: When facts don’t lie

By Olalekan Waheed Adigun   Even before Nigerians went to their polling boots on March 28, 2015 objective polls could safely predict a victory from opposition candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari. Little wonder the spontaneous jubilations that greeted his victory even

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Buhari’s anti-corruption fight on course; we secured 140 convictions in six months, says EFCC Chairman

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu says the reinvigorated anti-corruption drive of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has yielded tremendous results as it has secured the convictions of 140 suspects within six months.

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Buhari’s emergence as President saved Nigeria’s economy from collapse, says Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Friday declared that the emergence of Muhammadu Buhari as the President of Nigeria in 2015 saved the country’s economy from imminent collapse due to mismanagement and unbridled corruption that was

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FMC, Owerri: One year without an administrator

By Onwuasoanya FCC Jones   I deliberately took a break from writing either here or anywhere else about the troubles or lack of it at the Federal Medical Center, Owerri, immediately the Minister of Health took a decision to suspend

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Some herdsmen are members of Boko Haram, says Army Chief

The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt. Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai yesterday revealed that the suspected herdsmen going about raiding villagers and killing farmers in some parts of the country may be affiliated to the Boko Haram sect. The Army

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Shocking: I’ve been sacked from my ancestral home by Fulani herdsmen – Benue Governor

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has disclosed that attacks by Fulani herdsmen have robbed him of his ancestral home, lamenting that his home town was not only sacked by the armed cattle rearers, but that over 50 of his

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Payroll scam: Bayelsa uncovers 50 dead teachers, 765 illegally employed workers in SUBEB

To save over N100 million monthly   The Bayelsa State government has uncovered payroll fraud in the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), with the discovery of over 765 illegally employed teachers in the eight LGAs, including 50 dead persons

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Terror Alert: Herdsmen Plan To Attack South East Again – MOSSOB Warns

From Chuks Collins, Awka The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) yesterday alerted Ndigbo and Biafrans over what it called a “plan by the Hausa/Fulani” to overran Biafrans in Biafran land and perfect their “Jihadi which they have

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Metuh family decries ‘persecution’ of ex-PDP spokesman, says son’s life in danger

Being text of press statement by the family of Chief Olisa Metuh The entire Metuh family has been following the issues regarding our son, Chief Olisa Metuh and his ordeal since his arrest, detention and arraignment by the EFCC since

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AMAECHI: 51 GARLANDS TO THE NEW FACE OF DEMOCRACY IN NIGERIA

BY  EZE CHUKWUEMEKA EZE PREAMBLE My good friend and political leader, Minister of Transportation, Rt Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, who piloted with other great Nigerians the ousting of the last looting PDP Administration under the watch of Dr Goodluck Jonathan

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US express readiness to help Nigeria tackle Niger Delta militants

The United States, U.S, Consular General to Nigeria John Bray has expressed his country’s readiness to assist the Nigerian government establish peace and end the raging violence in the Niger Delta region by various militant groups.‎‎ The Consular General stated

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Obasanjo reveals how oil companies contributed to Nigeria’s electricity woes

Former Nigerian president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has disclosed how international oil companies, IOCs, operating in the country contributed to the deteriorated state of electricity in the country by ignoring his call on them to generate power from the gas they

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Amnesty Coordinator relocates to Niger Delta creeks in search of militants

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Adviser on Niger Delta Affairs, Gen. Paul Boroh (rtd) says he will be relocating to the creeks of the Niger Delta to hold peace talks with aggrieved individuals and groups to end the bombings that have

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Comrade Adams Oshionmole insults Oba of Benin and the Benins – Edo Global Organisation

Our attention has been drawn to a recent offensive announcement on NTA news and publication by Comrade Adam Oshionmole’s Government on This Day, 14th of May 2016, (http://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2016/05/24/edo-govt-approves-appointment-of-new-oba-of-benin/)  titled “EDO GOVT APPROVES APPOINTMENT OF NEW OBA OF BENIN “ This

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Buhari’s one year in office a colossal waste, says Fayose

The Ekiti state governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has taken an appraisal of the one year so far spent by President Muhammadu Buhari in office, describing it as a “colossal waste”. He warned that if nothing is done urgently, the President

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Police arrest raiders of Nimbo community, recover video of killings

The Nigeria Police Force on Wednesday confirmed the arrest of five persons suspected to have been involved in the April 25 midnight raid on Nimbo community in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State on April 25. During the invasion,

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