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’

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#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

Sagay, Odumakin Differ on Swap of Abducted Schoolgirls With Boko Haram Detainees

The offer by the leader of the Nigerian Islamist rebel group Boko Haram to release more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by his fighters last month in exchange for member of his sect in prison has sparked mixed reactions from eminent Nigerians. Even as Shehu Sani, a human rights activist, who is currently aspiring to represent … Continue reading Sagay, Odumakin Differ on Swap of Abducted Schoolgirls With Boko Haram Detainees

Nigerian army posts two divisions to hunt for 200 abducted schoolgirls

Nigeria's army has posted two divisions to hunt for 200 schoolgirls abducted by Islamist rebels in an attack condemned globally, including by US first lady Michelle Obama on Saturday. The soldiers are stationed in the border region close to Chad, Cameroon and Niger to work with other security agencies, said General Chris Olukolade, spokesman for … Continue reading Nigerian army posts two divisions to hunt for 200 abducted schoolgirls

Auxiliary, Ex-Oyo NURTW Chair, Arrested, Whisked to Lagos

Former Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Oyo State branch, Alhaji Mukaila Lamidi (a.k.a Auxiliary), who was in 2010 declared wanted by the Oyo State police command, has been arrested.Auxiliary, it was learnt, was arrested early Saturday morning around his Olodo, Ibadan residence by police men from Ikeja, Lagos.He was said … Continue reading Auxiliary, Ex-Oyo NURTW Chair, Arrested, Whisked to Lagos

Boko Haram: Israel Sends Anti-terrorism Experts as Nigeria Briefs Israeli Prime Minister

Israeli government has pledged to dispatch a team of counter-terrorism experts to Nigeria to assist in the search for over 200 schoolgirls abducted from Borno State owned Government Secondary School, Chibok, on April 14.Even as President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan said Sunday in Abuja that he was very optimistic that with the entire international community deploying … Continue reading Boko Haram: Israel Sends Anti-terrorism Experts as Nigeria Briefs Israeli Prime Minister

Reports on Captured Boko Haram Member By US Marines Misleading – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters has denied media reports that US Marines have arrested a prominent member of the Boko Haram sect. The reports came on the heels of the arrival in the country, of foreign intelligence and security personnel from the US, UK and France, in concerted efforts to rescue the over 200 school girls abducted … Continue reading Reports on Captured Boko Haram Member By US Marines Misleading – DHQ

Jacob Zuma’s ANC Wins Second Five-year Term ….as Jonathan congratulates South African President over victory

South African President Jacob Zuma has led the African National Congress (ANC) to a commanding victory in South Africa’s general election, according to provisional results released by the country’s electoral commission yesterday.Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Zuma on the ANC’s victory. With all the votes counted, the ANC won 62 per cent, the Democratic … Continue reading Jacob Zuma’s ANC Wins Second Five-year Term ….as Jonathan congratulates South African President over victory

Names of Abducted Schoolgirls in Government Girls Secondary Schools, Chibok

Northern States Christian and Elders Forum (NOCSEF) released names of the abducted schoolgirls in Government Girls Secondary Schools, Chibok, Borno State, with an allegation that the act was a target on Christian female students in the area.The forum, an affiliate of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), while  querying why members of Boko Haram did not … Continue reading Names of Abducted Schoolgirls in Government Girls Secondary Schools, Chibok

Nigeria’s First Lady Patience Jonathan, Police Deny #BringBackOurGirls Protester Arrest

Contrary to media reports that the leader of the ongoing protest pressuring the Nigerian government to act and rescue schoolgirls abuducted in Chibok, Borno state has been arrested on orders of Nigeria's First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, Media Assistant to the First Lady, Mr Ayo Adewuyi, on Monday‎ said that "Dame Patience Jonathan did not … Continue reading Nigeria’s First Lady Patience Jonathan, Police Deny #BringBackOurGirls Protester Arrest

Boko Haram Attacks Cameroonian Barracks; Kill Officers, Free Detained Members

Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram members, Monday, attacked a Cameroon Gendarmes barracks and killed two security men in a gun duel in the Northern part of the country.Several Media reports that the sect carried out the attack in the barracks situated in Kousseri town.According to the reports, the country’s military are currently engaged in … Continue reading Boko Haram Attacks Cameroonian Barracks; Kill Officers, Free Detained Members

How Accused Thief Drove Stolen Car to Court, Arrested

In what seems like a drama, a United States' San Francisco man is charged with stealing a car in order to make it to court to face charges for car theft.  Bay Area media reports say the accused, Timothy Knight, was due in court for stealing a car in February. The day before his April … Continue reading How Accused Thief Drove Stolen Car to Court, Arrested

Don’t Rely On FG for North’s Development – Arewa Youths Tell Northern Governors

National President of Arewa Youth Forum, AYF, Gambo Gujungu, has asked the 19 Nigeria's Northern governors not to depend on the Federal Government for the development of their respective region. AYF also urged the Federal Government to replicate the amnesty programme for the Niger Delta militants for Boko Haram terrorists in the north. Gujungu spoke … Continue reading Don’t Rely On FG for North’s Development – Arewa Youths Tell Northern Governors

Delta 2015: Again, PDP Leaders Back Olejeme Guber Ambition

Prominent Deltans on Wednesday canvassed support for the governorship ambition of the chairman of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, Dr. Ngozi Olejeme. They also distanced themselves from the gubernatorial ambition of other contenders for the exalted position in the oil-rich state. Those who joined the Olejeme for "Governor Train" are the new Speaker of the … Continue reading Delta 2015: Again, PDP Leaders Back Olejeme Guber Ambition

Senate Probes Immigration Tragedy To Thursday

The Senate Committee on Interior has shifted the two days hearing on the tragedy that occurred during the recruitment exercise conducted by the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS). The hearing which was earlier scheduled for Tuesday (today) and Wednesday (tomorrow), will now hold on Thursday and Friday, March 27 and 28 respectively.

Russia Formally Annexes Ukraine’s #Crimea Region

Russia's President Vladimir Putin and the speakers of the country's upper and lower houses of Parliament signed a deal today that formally annexes Ukraine's Crimea region. Russia's upper house of Parliament unanimously approved the ratification of the treaty today, a day after the lower house, the State Duma, overwhelmingly passed it. Russia's moves to annex … Continue reading Russia Formally Annexes Ukraine’s #Crimea Region

@CITY1051 Shuts Down Transmission at Midnight Today, Moves to New Location

Nigeria's top FM radio station, City 105.1FM, will be relocating its office from Penthouse Suite, Eleganza Building, Billings Way, Oregun in Lagos State, South-west of Nigeria to a new location situated at Plot 11 Lateef Jakande Road Agidingbi, Ikeja. According to a tweet on its twitter handle the station "will be shutting down transmission from … Continue reading @CITY1051 Shuts Down Transmission at Midnight Today, Moves to New Location

Court Joins Kutigi, Others in Ex-Obasanjo’s Lawyer Suit Challenging President Jonathan’s Powers to Convoke National Conference

A Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday granted leave to join the Chairman of the National Conference, Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi (rtd), the Vice Chairman, Prof Bolaji Akinyemi and the conference Secretary, Dr. (Mrs) Valerie Azinge as fifth to seventh defendants in a suit filed by a constitutional lawyer and Ex-Obasanjo lawyer, Dr. Tunji Abayomi … Continue reading Court Joins Kutigi, Others in Ex-Obasanjo’s Lawyer Suit Challenging President Jonathan’s Powers to Convoke National Conference

Immigration Stampede: Pretesting Group Calls for Interior Minister, Abba Moro’s Sack

During a peaceful march, a civil society group, Movement for Democracy Change and People's Rights Tuesday called for the immediate removal of the Minister of Interior Affairs, Comrade Abba Moro and the Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, David Shikfru Paddang, over alleged poor planning and execution of the Nigerian Immigration Service recruitment exercise, which … Continue reading Immigration Stampede: Pretesting Group Calls for Interior Minister, Abba Moro’s Sack

Ekiti Commissioner Arrested for Alleged Assault On NYSC Member

Police in Ekiti State has arrested the state’s Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Mr. Kayode Olaosebikan, for questioning over the beating up of a National Youths Service Corps, NYSC, member at a registration unit in Otun Ekiti, Moba Local Government Area of the state. Olaosebikan, who is also the Chairman, NYSC board in the state, … Continue reading Ekiti Commissioner Arrested for Alleged Assault On NYSC Member