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’

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Group Accuses TY Danjuma, Ishaku of Instigation Armed Conflict In Taraba

Following his declaration, urging Nigerians to take up arms and defend themselves against those he described as bandits who have been carrying out what some regard as ethnic cleansing, a socio-political group, Middle Belt Conscience Guard has accused the former Chief of Army Staff, General Theophilus Danjuma (rtd) of fuelling armed conflicts in Taraba State … Continue reading Group Accuses TY Danjuma, Ishaku of Instigation Armed Conflict In Taraba

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

Gov Shettima Hands Over Chibok Girl, Pogu to NSA

Governor Kashim Shettima has handed over the recently rescued Chibok girl, Salomi Pogu, alongside Jamila Adams with her 16 months old daughter to the National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno, in his office in Abuja. ‪Jamila a 14 year old became friends with Salomi during captivity by Boko Haram in a village in Gwoza Local … Continue reading Gov Shettima Hands Over Chibok Girl, Pogu to NSA

Herdsmen/Farmers’ Crisis: Buhari’s Clear Message On Tolerance By Philip Agbese

Something epochal and unique amazed the senses of Nigerians on Monday, January 15, 2018. President Muhammadu Buhari had an exclusive audience with a Benue delegation led by the state Governor, His Excellency, Governor Samuel Ortom to fraternally dialogue and explore ways to resolve the internecine conflict between herders and farmers in our home state. The … Continue reading Herdsmen/Farmers’ Crisis: Buhari’s Clear Message On Tolerance By Philip Agbese

Open Letter to Shekau: Now That It Is Finished By Mustapha Ali

Dear Abubakar Shekau, NOW THAT IT IS FINISHED I want to use this special season of the 2018 New Year to write this open letter to you and the few adherents, you are still brainwashing, shielding and hypnotizing to feebly sustain the visit on humanity with erratic insurgency atrocities in some obscure communities in Nigeria’s … Continue reading Open Letter to Shekau: Now That It Is Finished By Mustapha Ali

Boko Haram Plans To Attack Abuja Targets – US Warns

The United States of America has warned of an imminent Boko haram attack in Abuja, Nigeria's Federal Capital Territory. The US Embassy in Nigeria made this known in an emergency message, urging its citizens resident or doing business in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, to be security conscious. The U.S. government said information at its … Continue reading Boko Haram Plans To Attack Abuja Targets – US Warns

End Of A Dark Era: Regime Atrocities Facing COAS Turkur Buratai, Retiring IGP Solomon Arase

The attention of all Nigerians and members of the international community are drawn to the fact that clock is speedily ticking for the duo of the outgoing Inspector General of Police, IGP Solomon E. Arase and the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Turkur Buratai to account locally and internationally for “regime- atrocities” they committed … Continue reading End Of A Dark Era: Regime Atrocities Facing COAS Turkur Buratai, Retiring IGP Solomon Arase

REVEALED: Nigeria’s Security Forces, Others, Murdered 4000 Unarmed Citizens In 10 Months – Intersociety

The leadership of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety)  has revealed that no fewer than 4,000 Nigerians have been killed extra-judicially in the country in the last 10 months. According to the group in a statement to The Street Reporters on Monday, Intersociety said it “is shocked to observe that  … Continue reading REVEALED: Nigeria’s Security Forces, Others, Murdered 4000 Unarmed Citizens In 10 Months – Intersociety

Vatican Priest Pledges To Advocate For Gay Rights, Expelled By Pope Francis

The Vatican, on Saturday, sacked a senior priest, Krzysztof Charamsa, who, on the eve of a major meeting of church leaders to discuss the Church’s stance on social issues such as divorce and homosexuality, publicly declared to be gay. The embattled 43-year-old priest has, however, pledged to dedicate his life to advocacy for gay rights, … Continue reading Vatican Priest Pledges To Advocate For Gay Rights, Expelled By Pope Francis

Bomb Explosion In Zaria Kills 25, Injures 32

Insurgents believed to be members of the Islamic militant group, Boko Haram earlier today killed 25 persons, injuring 32 others at a government Secretariat in Sabon Gari area of Zaria in Kaduna State. According to TheStreetReporters.com, an online news medium, the incident occurred while civil servants were undergoing biometric verification at the local council. The … Continue reading Bomb Explosion In Zaria Kills 25, Injures 32

Senate Summons Jega Over Polls Posponment, To Appear With Card Reader

Following the postponement of Nigeria's general election, the Chairman of the country's electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Attahiru Jega was on Tuesday summoned to appear before the Senate on Wednesday. Even as Senate President, David Mark, had warned that an interim government is unconstitutional and those clamouring  for it are embarking … Continue reading Senate Summons Jega Over Polls Posponment, To Appear With Card Reader

How Nigerian Security Force Foiled Boko Haram Attack, Intercepted 19 High Calibre Bombs in Adamawa

Adamawa State Police Command has uncovered 19 high calibre bombs in a bush near Yola, the state capital. The State Commissioner of Police, Gabriel Adaji, who disclosed this at a media briefing at the weekend, said the bombs were busted in Hong local government area of the state, stressing that Boko Haram gunmen were planning … Continue reading How Nigerian Security Force Foiled Boko Haram Attack, Intercepted 19 High Calibre Bombs in Adamawa

Jonathan’s Successor: My Advise To Northern Nigeria By Ahmadu Ali

The Director General of President Goodluck Jonathan’s Organisation, Ahmadu Ali says the Fulani socio-cultural group – Miyyetti Allah, the Yoruba socio cultural groups – Afenifere, and Odua Peoples Congress (OPC) have all endorsed the re-election bid of President Jonathan. Ali said this at the campaign rally of the PDP on Saturday in Kaduna. “We should … Continue reading Jonathan’s Successor: My Advise To Northern Nigeria By Ahmadu Ali

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’

Boko Haram: Arrested General Ransome-Kuti, Other Officers May Be Court Martialed Over Baga Attack

Nigerian military authorities have come down heavily on suspected senior military officers sabotaging counter-terrorism operations in the country as over 10 senior officers, including a Brigadier-General, have been arrested and are currently telling the military hierarchy what they know about a recent attack carried out by the Islamic insurgent group, Boko Haram. The officers may … Continue reading Boko Haram: Arrested General Ransome-Kuti, Other Officers May Be Court Martialed Over Baga Attack

APC Candidate Says Ekiti Gov Abused Bible Verse, Insulted Muslims as Buhari Attacks Punch, SUN newspapers Over Fayose’s Frontpage Adverts

Governor Ayodele Fayose has come under fire from the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), over a front page advert the Ekiti State governor paid for in The Punch and Daily Sun newspapers on Monday morning. Buhari, in a Facebook post, accused Mr. Fayose of abusing a Bible verse … Continue reading APC Candidate Says Ekiti Gov Abused Bible Verse, Insulted Muslims as Buhari Attacks Punch, SUN newspapers Over Fayose’s Frontpage Adverts

#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

#NigeriaDecides: Jonathan Tells Buhari:Wh I Would Have Rejected MEND’s Endorsement

President Goodluck Jonathan has dismissed the reported endorsement of the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressive Congress, General Mohammadu Buhari by the Movement for the emancipation of Niger Delta, saying that no person who mean well for the country should be excited by the endorsement of a terrorist organisation. In a statement by the Special … Continue reading #NigeriaDecides: Jonathan Tells Buhari:Wh I Would Have Rejected MEND’s Endorsement

Ihejirika Sues Australian Negotiator, Davies, Over Allegation of Boko Haram Sponsorship

A former Chief of Army Staff, Azubuike Ihejirika, has instituted a suit at the Abuja High Court against the Australian hostage negotiator, Stephen Davies, who accused him of sponsoring Boko Haram insurgency in the North East Nigeria. In the suit filed by his team of lawyers, Nnoruka Udechukwu, C.U. Ilegbune, and Ben Anechebe, all Senior … Continue reading Ihejirika Sues Australian Negotiator, Davies, Over Allegation of Boko Haram Sponsorship