Group Warns Against Arms’ Build up Across Benue Communities for Renewed Killings

The Middle Belt Conscience Guard  (MBCG) says it has uncovered sinister plots by some communities in Benue State to upscale arms build up in order to torment the peace of others and heightened the state of insecurity in the State. It described as frightening the deliberate attempt by stakeholders in the state to ignore peaceful approaches … Continue reading Group Warns Against Arms’ Build up Across Benue Communities for Renewed Killings

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Beyond The Communiqué Of The Catholic Bishops, CAN’s Call For All Christians Protest Over Killings: An Open Letter To Nigerian Christian Leaders

  Rev Dr. Samson Olasupo Ayokunle President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) CAN National Headquarters, the National Christian Centre Central Area, Garki, Abuja, FCT, Nigeria   Most Rev. Augustine Akubeze President of Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) & Archbishop of Benin City The Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria  Plot 459, Cadastral Zone B2, Southern Parkway, … Continue reading Beyond The Communiqué Of The Catholic Bishops, CAN’s Call For All Christians Protest Over Killings: An Open Letter To Nigerian Christian Leaders

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

BREAKING: Police Confirm Bombing of Ohanaeze President-General’s Country Home – The Street Reporters

The Enugu State Police Command on Sunday explosive attack on the Ukehe country home of Ohaneze President-General, John Nwodo. The spokesman of the police in the state, Ebere Amaraizu, confirmed the incident disclosing that no life was lost in the incident. Unknown person had thrown an explosive device into the compound from outside. According to … Continue reading BREAKING: Police Confirm Bombing of Ohanaeze President-General’s Country Home – The Street Reporters

Dino Melaye In Trouble Again, Arrested, Released as Police Lay Ambush for Him

Nigerian lawmaker representing Kogi West, Senator Dino Melaye has been stopped from traveling out of the country. He was arrested on Monday by the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja on his way to Morocco for an official engagement sponsored by the Federal Government after he had checked in. … Continue reading Dino Melaye In Trouble Again, Arrested, Released as Police Lay Ambush for Him

BREAKING: Court Stops FG from Adding PDP Chairman, Secondus on Looters List

The High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has restrained Information and Culture Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, from further publishing the name of the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Uche Secondus, in federal government of Nigeria's looters’ list. The court made the order in a matter of libel brought against him by … Continue reading BREAKING: Court Stops FG from Adding PDP Chairman, Secondus on Looters List

Atiku Abubakar’s Dubai Marriage Allegation Unfounded – Group

A Pro-democracy advocacy group, the Centre for Good Governance and Accountable Leadership Initiative (CEGGAL Initiative) has reacted to the ongoing rumour in the social media that former vice President Atiku Abubakar got married in Dubai last Saturday to a new wife and paid $1, 000, 000 as dowry. The Centre, in a statement issued on … Continue reading Atiku Abubakar’s Dubai Marriage Allegation Unfounded – Group

Nigeria: National Assembly Cordoned Off as Hoodlums Snatch Mace, Senate Issues 24 Hours Order on Mace Recovery

Nigeria's National Assembly complex has been cordoned off after suspended supports of a suspended Senator make away with the mace, the official symbol of authority at the Senate while in plenary on Wednesday. The incident led to disruption of the day's activity in the upper legislative chamber. Reports say the incident happened few seconds after … Continue reading Nigeria: National Assembly Cordoned Off as Hoodlums Snatch Mace, Senate Issues 24 Hours Order on Mace Recovery

Senator Representing Buhari Dies, Buried in Daura

A Senator representing Katsina North senatorial district, Senator Mustapha Bukar,  is dead at the age of 63. The senatorial district is President Muhammadu Buhari’s constituency. He died barely three weeks after the death of Senator Ali Wakili representing Bauchi south, who died at the age of 58 after a brief illness. Family sources, including Alhaji Kanta Bukar, … Continue reading Senator Representing Buhari Dies, Buried in Daura

Millionaire Blogger Linda Ikeji Set for Marriage

Nigerian millionaire blogger, Linda Ikeji is set to marry her former boyfriend as reports say her ex-boyfriend recently relocated to Nigeria where the lovebirds decided to rekindled their love affair. Sandra, Linda’s sister confirmed the good news on her Instagram handle on Wednesday, saying @sandra_Ikeji: "Congratulations @officiallindaikeji So happy sweet sis! This tells me that sometimes … Continue reading Millionaire Blogger Linda Ikeji Set for Marriage

Confusion As 2 Gun Running Suspects, 4 Others Escape from Nigerian Police Custody

The Police in Nigeria is currently working to unravel how suspects involved in alleged criminal possession of firearms allegedly supplied by a serving Senator escaped from lawful custody on Wednesday night. The suspects was due to be arraigned in court hours before they escaped in a dramatic turn of events. Nigerian Police in Lokoja, the … Continue reading Confusion As 2 Gun Running Suspects, 4 Others Escape from Nigerian Police Custody

Uganda Closes 23 Radio Stations for ‘Promoting Witchcraft’

Ugandan authorities have closed 23 radio stations for “promoting witchcraft’’ and trying to con people out of money. The stations’ licencses were suspended after they had guests on air who claimed they could heal diseases like HIV, Pamela Ankunda, the Uganda Communications Commission spokesperson, told dpa on Wednesday. “The radios have been promoting witchcraft. People … Continue reading Uganda Closes 23 Radio Stations for ‘Promoting Witchcraft’

Apology to Nigerians: CNPP Hails PDP Chairman, Uche Secondus

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has eulogised the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) , Prince Uche Secondus, “for not only initiating the party’s dialogue with the people tagged "Nation Building: Resetting the Agenda", but also for being humble enough to apologise to the people of Nigeria for the mistakes of … Continue reading Apology to Nigerians: CNPP Hails PDP Chairman, Uche Secondus

We Apologise for Our Mistakes, PDP to Nigerians

Nigeria's former ruling party and main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday  openly confessed its mistakes while reflecting on its 16 years stewardship, asking Nigerians to forgive the wrongdoings and pledged to rescue the country from its current misrule by the All Progressives Congress (APC). The National chairman of the party, Prince … Continue reading We Apologise for Our Mistakes, PDP to Nigerians

$44m: Naja’atu Tackles Buhari Over Sack of NIA DG

Frontline politician and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Hajiya Najatu Muhammad said President Muhammadu Buhari must assert his powers in the crisis rocking the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) to save his anti-graft war. In a statement weekend, the Kano-based politician wondered why a former acting director general of the NIA, Ambassador Muhammed Dauda … Continue reading $44m: Naja’atu Tackles Buhari Over Sack of NIA DG

Killings: Rise Up Against Armed Bandits or You Die, TY Danjuma Urges Nigerians

Retired Lt. General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma has urged Nigerians to defend themselves from killers across the country instead of depending on the armed forces. He said this today in a live telecast programme of the10th anniversary of the Taraba State University, Jalingo, as he also made a grave accusation against the armed forces, accusing them … Continue reading Killings: Rise Up Against Armed Bandits or You Die, TY Danjuma Urges Nigerians

Science and Tech Minister, Onu Baggs 2017 Best Performing Minister Award

The Minister of Science and Technology, Chief Ogbonnaya Onu has bagged the Coalition of Civil societies in Nigeria' 2017 award as the Best Performing Minister in Nigeria. Announcing the coveted award in a statement signed by the Secretary of the Award and Privileges Committee, Patriot Wilson Attah, on behalf of the Board of Civil Society … Continue reading Science and Tech Minister, Onu Baggs 2017 Best Performing Minister Award

Condemnations Trail IBB, Obasanjo’s Anti Buhari Statements

A non-governmental organisation under the aegis of the New Initiative For Credible Leadership (NICReL) has lampooned the former military President, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida and other nigeria's former leaders over their plots against the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office. Addressing newsmen at a press conference in Abuja, the Executive Director … Continue reading Condemnations Trail IBB, Obasanjo’s Anti Buhari Statements

When Group Discovered Rare Nigerian in Katsina

In an effort to find ways to ameliorate the humanitarian crisis in the North East and parts of North West Nigeria , some executives of the Joint Action Coalition of Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria sojourned in the Katsina State to make an assessment of its findings. By a twist of events, the unusual developmental … Continue reading When Group Discovered Rare Nigerian in Katsina

Stakeholders Make Presentations as Senate Begins Probe of Queens Collage Deaths

On Monday, the Senate Joint Committee on Basic Education and Health began public inquiry into the living conditions of Queens College students and the death of three secondary school students in the college last year. As stakeholders in the educational sector, including members of the civil society, presented memorandum during the public hearing at the … Continue reading Stakeholders Make Presentations as Senate Begins Probe of Queens Collage Deaths