Plane Crash Averted in U.S. with 157 Passengers Onboard

A major air disaster was averted after an Alaska Airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Honolulu, Hawaii, after pilots throttled down one of the plane’s engines. Flight 145 was headed to Hawaii from Seattle when an oil filter bypass light came on in the cockpit. The flight crew idled the engine … Continue reading Plane Crash Averted in U.S. with 157 Passengers Onboard

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Presidential Debate: APC Shields Buhari’s Intellectual Laziness, Says Jonathan *Charges APC ‘Prove You’re a Party of Progressive Intellectuals At Debate’

The Presidential Campaign Organisation of President Goodluck Jonathan has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of stopping its presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari from participating in a presidential debate being organised by the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON) as a means of shielding the intellectual laziness and inability of the former military dictator to constructively … Continue reading Presidential Debate: APC Shields Buhari’s Intellectual Laziness, Says Jonathan *Charges APC ‘Prove You’re a Party of Progressive Intellectuals At Debate’

#NigeriaDecides: Buhari is Clueless About How To Revive Economy, Can’t Remember His Phone Number, Says Jonathan

So Clueless? Can you imagine? Pa Buhari can’t remember his phone number –Jonathan President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday during a rally in Enugu said that the All Progressives Congress candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd), cannot remember his own mobile phone number. Jonathan, whose unscripted address was mostly a response to previous statements made by Buhari, … Continue reading #NigeriaDecides: Buhari is Clueless About How To Revive Economy, Can’t Remember His Phone Number, Says Jonathan

France Owns Military Hardware Aboard Chad-bound Russian Plane Detained in Nigeria – Ambassador

The French Ambassador to Nigeria, Jacques Champagne de Labriolle, has issued a statement about the Chad-bound aircraft detained by Nigerian authorities at the Aminu Kano Airport in Kano. In the statement, the ambassador admitted his country chartered the Russian aircraft to help it convey some military hardware from Bangui (Central African Republic) to Ndjamena (Niger). … Continue reading France Owns Military Hardware Aboard Chad-bound Russian Plane Detained in Nigeria – Ambassador

2015: Full Text of President Goodluck Jonathan’s Declaration Speech

Below is the full text of president Jonathan's declaration speech today Nov. 11 at the Eagle's Square Dear Compatriots: 1. Four years ago, precisely September 18, 2010; I stood in this Eagle Square, to offer myself for election as the President of our beloved country on the platform of our great party; the Peoples Democratic … Continue reading 2015: Full Text of President Goodluck Jonathan’s Declaration Speech

Jonathan Pledges to Implement National Conference Report

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday thumped his chest for organising a successful national dialogue, saying he meant well for the country and promised to implement the recommendations of the 2014 National Conference, which officially closed Thursday. The president made the pledge Thursday at the National Judicial Institute, NJI, ‎during the closing ceremony of the conference, … Continue reading Jonathan Pledges to Implement National Conference Report

Ebola: 27 Secondary Contacts with Health Workers Identified, Life Insurance For Medical Experts

The Lagos State Government has begun an intensive search for 27 secondary contacts, who might have come close enough to doctors, nurses and health workers, who attended to the late Liberian-American Patrick Sawyer, at a Lagos private hospital. Sawyer, who was infected with the deadly Ebola virus in his native Liberia, died in the Obalende, … Continue reading Ebola: 27 Secondary Contacts with Health Workers Identified, Life Insurance For Medical Experts

Suntai Still Governor Of Taraba- Umar, State Acting Gov Insists

Taraba State Acting Governor, Garba Umar, has refuted recent reports making the rounds that he has abandoned the ailing Governor Danbaba Suntai and has hijacked all government structures, describing them as untrue and the handiwork of disgruntled politicians. Umar has stated emphatically that he has only been holding brief pending when Governor Suntai would recover … Continue reading Suntai Still Governor Of Taraba- Umar, State Acting Gov Insists

Nigerian Doctor Who Treated Dead Liberian Tests Positive To Ebola

A Nigerian doctor who treated a sick Liberian man, Patrick Sawyer, who was infected with the Ebola virus has tested positive to the deadly virus, Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu confirmed on Monday in a briefing. Sawyer died of Ebola virus on July 25. He, however, said the Federal Government had not been able … Continue reading Nigerian Doctor Who Treated Dead Liberian Tests Positive To Ebola

Ebola Virus Kills One Dies in Lagos, As Health Minister Calms Nerves, Gives Out Contact Numbers, Email

Federal Health Minister Prof Onyebuchi ChukwuAfter several speculations and enlightenment regarding possible outbreak of Ebola disease in the Nigeria, one death resulting from the virus occurred on Friday in Lagos, compelling the Federal Government to embark on frantic efforts to calm the nerves of Nigerians. The victim was said to be travelling from Monrovia, Liberia … Continue reading Ebola Virus Kills One Dies in Lagos, As Health Minister Calms Nerves, Gives Out Contact Numbers, Email

Osita Chidoka, Sulaiman Cleared As Ministers *Why We Relocated Training School From Jos to Enugu – Chidoka

The Senate has confirmed the Federal Road Safety Commission(FRSC) boss, Mr Osita Chidoka and Dr Abubakar Sulaiman as substantive ministers. Their confirmation followed their screening in the open plenary where they fielded questions from senators on varied topical issues. President Goodluck Jonathan had forwarded their names to the Senate last week for confirmation as ministers … Continue reading Osita Chidoka, Sulaiman Cleared As Ministers *Why We Relocated Training School From Jos to Enugu – Chidoka

Nigeria Police Uncover Plot to Bomb Abuja Transport Network

Nigerian police have uncovered a plot to bomb the Abuja transport network, they said on Saturday, using suicide bombers and devices concealed in luggage at major bus stations. Abuja has increasingly been targeted by Islamist group Boko Haram, with three deadly bombings since April, including one in a bus park on its outskirts that killed … Continue reading Nigeria Police Uncover Plot to Bomb Abuja Transport Network

Alcohol May Lead to High Blood Pressure

As much as blood pressure is affected by various states of the body throughout the day, as well as various diseases that are seen in many people, it can also be affected by outside influences such as food and drinks. Specifically, alcoholic drinks are a major factor that influences blood pressure in a person. It … Continue reading Alcohol May Lead to High Blood Pressure

Bola Tinubu Acquires Second Private Jet Worth Over $50 million

According to media reports, All Progressives Congress (APC) leader and former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has purchased a second private Jet. He reportedly got it to minimise periodic refuelling when he goes on long haul journeys and for forthcoming election. He is believed to be tipped as a running mate to General … Continue reading Bola Tinubu Acquires Second Private Jet Worth Over $50 million

Nigerian Senate Passes N4.6 trillion 2014 Budget

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday approved the budget of N4.6 trillion as the government budget in 2014. The budget proposal figure was increased by the legislators by relatively minimal 53 billion naira. The sum of N4.642 trillion had been the budget estimate presented to the National Assembly by the Co-ordinating minister of the Economy, Ngozi … Continue reading Nigerian Senate Passes N4.6 trillion 2014 Budget

Femi Fani-Kayode On Meeting With Jonathan

Following insinuations in the media and among big wigs of All Progressive Congress (APC) over his meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan Tuesday, controversial former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, reacts. In an ambiguous response on Facebook, Chief Fani-Kayode who stated, “I was at the Villa yesterday and what transpired there has been the subject of … Continue reading Femi Fani-Kayode On Meeting With Jonathan

This is a Presidential Villa; the President is President of Nigeria – Fani-Kayode Told Reporters on Visit to Jonathan

The All Progressives Congress, APC, may be fast losing its notable and influential members to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, if recent developments are anything to go by. As at the last count, former governors of Kano and Sokoto States, Ibrahim Shekarau and Attahiru Bafarawa, former (ACN) gubernatorial candidates in Adamawa and Kwara States, … Continue reading This is a Presidential Villa; the President is President of Nigeria – Fani-Kayode Told Reporters on Visit to Jonathan

Femi Fani-Kayode Schemes For Soft-landing On Corruption Charges, Holds Closed-door Meeting with President Jonathan

In what is seen as a dramatic move to evade prosecution in many quarters, former Aviation Minister, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode met with President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday in Abuja. Femi Fani-Koyode is one of the President's strongest critics in the media and member of the opposition, the All Progressives Congress (APC). He had made every … Continue reading Femi Fani-Kayode Schemes For Soft-landing On Corruption Charges, Holds Closed-door Meeting with President Jonathan

Timeline: Leads in Hunt for Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Twists and Turns The long list of leads in the search for Flight 370 spins a dramatic narrative All of the reported objects floating in the ocean have proven to be false leads The best leads have now placed the search closer to Australia's west coast Has the case-breaking lead finally arrived with a discovery … Continue reading Timeline: Leads in Hunt for Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Missing Plane: Chinese Air Force Plane Spot “Floating Objects” in Search Area As Ship “Detect Electronic Pulse Signals”

A Chinese air force plane involved in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane spotted a number of floating objects in the search area Saturday, Chinese state news agency Xinhua said. It was not clear whether these objects were near where Xinhua reported that a pulse signal sent by so-called black boxes was detected. … Continue reading Missing Plane: Chinese Air Force Plane Spot “Floating Objects” in Search Area As Ship “Detect Electronic Pulse Signals”