Indications have emerged that talks are truly ongoing between the Federal Government and the Boko Haram group, but disagreement in the three departments within the group over the release of the abducted Chibok girls, as well as cooperation with the Federal Government to end insurgency, might have been responsible for ... Read More »
The presidency has hit back at Former President Olusegun Obasanjo for scoring the administration of ...
Falling Oil Prices: LCCI Advises FG To Cut Spending On Refreshments, Sitting Allowance To Save Nigeria’s Economy
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has called on the Federal Government to put drasti...
The Department of State Services (DSS) has disclosed why it raided a building located at No.10, Bola...
The Defence headquarters has appealed to the international community to show more understanding for ...
Member representing Birniwa/Guri/Kirikasamma federal constituency of Jigawa State, at the House of R...
The military said it had stepped up air bombardment and deployment of troops to Mubi town, Adamawa State and environs three days after it was overran by terrorists. The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), in a statement claimed that air bombardment against insurgents was already yielding results. “The highly coordinated air bombardment ... Read More »
Former military ruler, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (rtd), has returned to Nigeria after being away for medical treatment at a German Hospital in the last two months. Babangida expressed his appreciation to everyone who stood by him while he was receiving treatment in Europe, saying that everyone around him was missed. ... Read More »
Former military president, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (retd.), has returned to the country after eight weeks in Germany where he went to seek medical attention for an undisclosed ailment. Babangida, whose return back to the country had been a subject of speculation, finally arrived the Minna airport in Niger State at ... Read More »
Former House of Representatives member and Chief of Staff to Governor Adams Oshiomhole, Hon. Patrick Obahiagbon, has reacted to Thursday’s withdrawal of the security details attached to Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal. In a post on his Facebook page yesterday, which has racked up 1,000 likes, 1,681 ... Read More »
Two suspects, Yaro Juham and Anthony Danjuma, have been remanded in the Kaduna Central Prison by a Chief Magistrate Court for allegedly defiling a 32-year-old widow in Kaduna State. The suspects, it was gathered, were charged to court by the state police command following their arrest on October 16, 2014, ... Read More »
The Federal Government has condemned the stigmatisation of Nigerians by South Africa and 21 other countries over the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus disease that was successfully eradicated recently. The Federal Government said the eradication of the virus prompted the World Health Organisation to declare Nigeria an Ebola-free country. ... Read More »
A Chief Armourer with the Kaduna State Police Command, Nambol Audu, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, has allegedly committed suicide in the early hours of Friday, the police authorities said. Recall that Audu was arrested on Monday for allegedly stealing firearms and attempting to sell them to criminal elements. His ... Read More »
The Senator representing Kano South Senatorial District, Alhaji Kabiru Gaya, on Friday night, was reportedly attacked by four armed men, said to be dressed in military fatigue and snatched a Prado SUV in which he was travelling. The senator’s spokesperson, Idris Afegbua, who confirmed the development in a statement late ... Read More »
President Goodluck Jonathan has felicitated with a former Minister of Industry, Chief (Mrs.) Nike Akande, on the occasion of her 70th birthday. In a congratulatory letter signed by his special adviser on media and publicity, Reuben Abati, and addressed to Mrs. Akande, President Jonathan commended her remarkable achievements, which he ... Read More »
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command, Mr Kayode Aderanti, on Friday declared the state as a no-go-area” for criminals particularly during the ‘ember’ months. Aderanti, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos warned criminals to stay clear as there would be no hiding place for ... Read More »
Shekau Releases Video, Denies Ceasefire Pact With FG, Forecloses Possible Return Of Abducted Chibok Girls
The purported leader of the Boko Haram sect, Abubakar Shekau, who was reportedly killed by the Nigerian military, has appeared in a latest video released yesterday, denying claims of a ceasefire agreement with the federal government. This is just as the terrorist leader disowned one Danladi Adamu, who claimed to ... Read More »
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday ruled that the 36 states of the federation could not be made to provide any information based on the Freedom of Information Act. Justice Okon Abang stated this in a judgment he delivered pursuant to a suit filed by The Legal Defence ... Read More »
Ekiti State Government has dismissed rumours he was planning to sack civil servants in the state. Rumours have reportedly make rounds courtesy of the opposition, All Progressives Congress (APC) that the Ayodele Fayose-led government had plans to reduce the number of government parastaltals and will therefore cut jobs. Special Assistant to ... Read More »
President Goodluck Jonathan and Former Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi may not be best of friends when the latter was in office, but indications have emerged that the duo were ready to settle their differences. Now the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, the former apex bank chief ... Read More »
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will sanction political parties over non-compliance with its timetable for the 2015 general elections. INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega made this known in an interview, where he advised politicians and political parties to adhere strictly to the timetable. “The time table has long ... Read More »
Police have arrested three suspects in connection with an early morning explosion at the Gombe Motor Park which reportedly led to the death of eight people and left about 34 people injured. The spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency, Manzo Ezekiel, told AFP his staff had confirmed five dead ... Read More »
Former FCT Minister, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has declared his intention to offer credible leadership in Kaduna State if he wins the 2015 governorship election, saying however that he was not desperate to win. El-Rufai said this on Friday in Kaduna when he obtained the APC nomination forms in the state. ... Read More »
Oando Plc has disclosed plans to build a 400-megawatt power plant in Nigeria, after failing three times in bids to buy electricity utilities put up for sale in 2013. Chief Executive Officer of Oando Gas & Power Ltd. Bolaji Osunsanya in an October 29 interview with Bloomberg News said work ... Read More »
Ahead of the 2015 general elections, the Gombe State Police Command has warned politicians in the state against recruiting youths as thugs. The state commissioner of police, Abdullahi Kudu Nma, gave the warning yesterday in Gombe when he paraded 22 suspected thugs. The police boss said: “We resuscitated Patrol 99, ... Read More »