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

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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

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

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

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

Al Jazeera Correspondent Killed in Syria

Al Jazeera Media Network's Arabic correspondent in Syria, Mahran Al Deeri, has been killed while covering battles in the city of Al Sheikh Maskin in rural Daraa, Syria. According to his family members, Mahran died on Wednesday while taking cover from government fire as his car hit the vehicle of rebel fighters after he turned … Continue reading Al Jazeera Correspondent Killed in Syria

My Candid Nasiha to General Buhari By Dr. Ahmad Abubakar Mahmud Gumi

MY CANDID NASIHA TO GEN. BUHARI. Assalamu Alaikum The Humble People's General. I know I have access to your privy but this is meant for others to learn also. The prophet -peace be upon him- told one of the most honest and truthful of his companions Abu Zar Algafary: "oh Abu Zar, I truly love … Continue reading My Candid Nasiha to General Buhari By Dr. Ahmad Abubakar Mahmud Gumi

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

Abuja Bombing: How Nigeria Intelligence Agency Warning On Malls Attacks Was Ignored

 Nigeria's Intelligence Agency said it has been warning shopping complexes in Abuja for two weeks that Islamic extremists might attack them in the capital, where a blast at a mall killed 22 people this week. The increased security may have prevented even more carnage, as witnesses said a security guard stopped a car bomber … Continue reading Abuja Bombing: How Nigeria Intelligence Agency Warning On Malls Attacks Was Ignored

REVEALED: How Babangida Started Religious Crises In Nigeria – Confab Delegate

Former Head of State, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida has been accused of starting religious crises in Nigeria. This accusation was made today by DR Maryam Abdullahi, a delegate representing Civil Society Organisation, CSO, while making her contribution to the debate on the report of the conference Committee on Religion, during plenary at the on-going National Conference … Continue reading REVEALED: How Babangida Started Religious Crises In Nigeria – Confab Delegate

TEXT OF THE PRESS CONFERENCE HELD ON WEDNESDAY 28TH MAY, 2014 ON THE FAILED ATTEMPT TO IMPLICATE MUSLIMS IN A BOKO HARAM ‘ATTACK’ ON A CHURCH IN OSUN STATE

Distinguished Muslim Leaders, Brothers and Sisters in Islam, Gentlemen of the Press, As-Salaam Alaykum, I welcome you all to this World Press Conference. The need for this briefing is informed by a curious development in Osun State. ATTEMPT BY A PASTOR IN OSUN STATE TO IMPLICATE MUSLIMS IN BOKO HARAM ‘ATTACK’: You are all aware … Continue reading TEXT OF THE PRESS CONFERENCE HELD ON WEDNESDAY 28TH MAY, 2014 ON THE FAILED ATTEMPT TO IMPLICATE MUSLIMS IN A BOKO HARAM ‘ATTACK’ ON A CHURCH IN OSUN STATE

Chibok Abduction: Converting Our Girls to Islam War Against Christianity – CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has described the purported conversion of the abducted schoolgirls of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, to Islam as act of persecution and war against Christianity. A statement by the National Director of Research, Elder Sunday Oibe, noted that the girls could not be used as an exchange … Continue reading Chibok Abduction: Converting Our Girls to Islam War Against Christianity – CAN

Dokubo Asari Begins #AntiBringBackOurGirls Campaign, Insists Chibok Abduction is Fake

Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, the founder of the militant Niger Delta People's Volunteer Force, which gave birth to era of armed struggle against the Nigerian state in the oil-rich South-southern region, has flagged off #AntiBringBackOurGirls Campaign. The acclaimed freedom fight has consistently maintained that the abduction of Government Girls Secondary School girls, Chibok in Borno State, … Continue reading Dokubo Asari Begins #AntiBringBackOurGirls Campaign, Insists Chibok Abduction is Fake

Muslim rights group rejects forced conversion of Chibok schoolgirls

A Muslim rights group, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has rejected the conversion of kidnapped students of Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok, Borno State, to Islam, urging the Federal Government to dismiss Shekau’s offer of exchange of Boko Haram prisoners for the abducted girls. The group in a press statement signed by Director, Professor … Continue reading Muslim rights group rejects forced conversion of Chibok schoolgirls

Northern Elders Council Unites with Jonathan, Commends Military on Anti-terrorism Fight

The Northern Elders Council has declared support for President Goodluck Jonathan, the Armed Forces and other security agencies, in the fight against terrorism, especially efforts at rescuing the abducted girls. Spokesman of the Council, Mr Yusuf Mamman, stated this at a news conference on Monday in Abuja. Mamman urged Nigerians to stop politicising terrorism, especially … Continue reading Northern Elders Council Unites with Jonathan, Commends Military on Anti-terrorism Fight

Nyanya Bombing: DSS Parades Five Suspects, Announces N25m for Information on Mastermind

The Department of State Services (DSS), has declared one Rufai Tsiga, suspected mastermind of the bombing of Nyanya Motor Park on April 14, and an ex-soldier accomplice, Aminu Ogwuche, wanted. The Deputy Director of Public Relations of DSS, Marilyn Ogar, announced the declaration at a joint news conference in Abuja on Monday. Ogar, who announced … Continue reading Nyanya Bombing: DSS Parades Five Suspects, Announces N25m for Information on Mastermind