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Tinubu Should Stop Wasting His Money; APC To Lose More Governors, 2015 Elections – Nigerian Witches & Wizards


Asiwaju Bola Tinubu will be betrayed in 2015 by his close aides. He should therefore not waste his money on the elections, the Witches & Wizards Association of Nigeria (WITZAN) has said. The association also it would no longer fold its arms and watch Boko Haram destroy the nation. “Tinubu ... Read More »

NCS Uncovers New Trend Of Smuggling


The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Oyo/Osun Command, has repositioned its security network within the border lines of the Command to prevent smuggling of prohibited goods into the country through the region. This is sequel to recent uncovering of a new trend of smuggling contra-band items concealed with veterinary chemical products ... Read More »

Shehu Of Borno Shocked By Increasing Boko Haram Attacks

Abubakar Ibn Garbai, the Shehu of Borno

Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Garbai, the Shehu of Borno on Saturday expressed shock at the increasing attacks by suspected Boko Haram sect members in communities in the State. Garbai made his feeling known while receiving opinion and political leaders from Damboa, headquarters of Damboa Local Government Council of the state in ... Read More »

Lawyers Drum Support For Judiciary’s Financial Autonomy

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A lawyer, Fatima Jegede, said the judiciary should be granted fiscal autonomy so as to guarantee its independence. She told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that this was fundamental as it would go a long way in helping to solve some of the challenges facing the judiciary. She added ... Read More »

Airline Operators Decry Nigeria’s Annual Loss Of $15m To International Carriers


Nigeria’s aviation industry loses $15 billion to international airlines annually in cargo and passenger flights, according to the Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON). The huge capital flight, the association noted, had made it impossible for any indigenous airline to contribute significantly to the country’s GDP. Dubai-based Emirates contributes 22 percent ... Read More »

2 Members Of A Shop-breaking Syndicate Arrested In Onitsha


Two members of a six-man shop-looting gang terrorising Anambra and Ebonyi states have been arrested by the police surveillance team attached to Fegge Police Station, Onitsha, Anambra state. The two suspects whose names were withheld by the investigating police officers (IPOs) to avoid jeopardizing the arrest of other gang members ... Read More »

APC Moves To Save Embattled Al-Makura

Umaru Al-Makura

The chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have started holding meetings and consultations in a bid to rescue the embattled Nasarawa State Governor Tanko Al-Makura from being impeached. The APC is also reaching out to elements within the ruling Peoples Democratic Party to forestall a repeat of the party’s ... Read More »

Unknown Gunmen Kidnap NURTW Boss In Abia


Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Abia State, Chief Sunny Nwakodo, has been abducted by unknown gunmen. The NURTW chairman was reportedly driving to his Ndume country home in the outskirts of Umuahia, the state capital, Thursday evening, when the incident took place. The PUNCH newspaper ... Read More »

Boko Haram: Shehu Of Borno Expresses Shock At Increasing Attacks


Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Garbai, the Shehu of Borno on Saturday expressed shock at the increasing attacks by suspected Boko Haram sect members in communities in the State. Garbai made his feeling known while receiving opinion and political leaders from Damboa, headquarters of Damboa Local Government Council of the state in ... Read More »

Witches Say Shekau’ll Be Captured Before December •Predict Jonathan Victory In 2015


Worried by the socio-economic challenges facing the country, especially in the area of insecurity, witches and wizards in the country converged on Afuze, Edo State, where they declared that ‘enough is enough’. Saturday Sun reports that the leader and spokesman of Witches and Wizards Association of Nigeria, (WITZAN), Dr. Okhue ... Read More »

Asaba Women Protest Assault On Ahmadu Ali’s Wife, Give Delta PDP Chair Ultimatum To Apologise


Women, numbering over one thousand yesterday stormed the streets of Asaba, Delta State capital, to protest against the public spat between two chieftains of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state recently.   The aggrieved women, who came from Oshimili South Local Government Area of the state, protested against what ... Read More »

Proof! How T.B Joshua Predicted The Malaysian Airlines MH17 Plane Crash


T.B. Joshua has just released video showing him foreseeing the controversial Malaysian Airlines MH17 disaster precisely five months earlier. The footage from February 16, 2014 shows him speaking to his large congregation at The Synagogue, Church of All Nations in Lagos, Nigeria telling them to pray for Russia and it’s ... Read More »

Army Chief Admits Challenges In War Against Boko Haram


The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-General Kenneth Minimah has confirmed speculation that some soldiers within the rank and file of the military involved in the war against Boko Haram terrorists are displaying acts of cowardice, indiscipline and desertion of duty. According to him, the action of these constitute the ... Read More »

FG Begins Rehabilitation Of NNPC Depot In Enugu


The Federal Government has commenced the rehabilitation of pipelines from the NNPC refinery in Port Harcourt to its depot in Enugu, an official has said. The Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Pipeline Matters (South East), Linus Mgbakogu, disclosed this in an interview in Enugu on Friday. Mr. Mgbakogu ... Read More »

Amaechi Unveils Technological Device For Monitoring Road Projects


Rivers State Governor and Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Rotimi Amaechi, has unveiled a scientific device – the Automated Road Analyser to monitor the execution of road projects. Amaechi, who unveiled the ARAN vehicles at the Government House, Port Harcourt on Friday, said the device would ensure that road projects ... Read More »

Borno To Reopen Public Schools After Ramadan – Commissioner


The Borno State Government says it will re-open all public schools after the Ramadan fast. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the schools were shut on March 14, following series of attacks by suspected Boko Haram insurgents on schools in neighboring Yobe State. Mr Inuwa Kubo, the Commissioner for Education, told NAN in Maiduguri ... Read More »

‘Politicians Desperate For Power In 2015 Behind Boko Haram Insurgency’


The Director-General of the Taskforce on Illegal Importation of Small Arms and Light Weapons, Chief Emmanuel Okereke, has kicked against calls by some Nigerians for President Goodluck Jonathan to visit Chibok community in Borno State, saying the entire episode smacks of “sabotage and scam”. In the wake of Boko Haram’s ... Read More »

CAN Lauds FG’s Insurgency Victims Support Fund


The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, has commended the federal government for constituting a special fund for victims of insurgency in parts of the north. In a statement issued in Abuja on Friday, the CAN president described the decision to set up a fund ... Read More »

Boko Haram Insurgency Blamed On Some Politicians

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Presidential candidate of the African Liberation Party, ALP, in the 2011 general elections, Chief Emmanuel Okereke, has blamed Boko Haram insurgency on politicians who are desperate about ruling the country. He made the comment in Abuja, yesterday, while addressing a group under the aegis of Southern Youths For Peace Initiatives, ... Read More »

Boko Haram Kills RCCG Pastor In Borno


A pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) have been killed by the Boko Haram sect in troubled Borno state. The pastor, Taiwo Dokun was killed in the insurgents attack on Dille village in Askira-Uba local government area of the state on Monday. According to some members of ... Read More »

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