Group Holds Human Rights Education for School Proprietors

A non-governmental organization, Citizens Rights and Empowerment Advocacy Initiative (CREMA Initiative) has concluded plans to host a one-day conference on “Citizens/Human Rights Awareness Impact on Schools and Students Development” for proprietors of private schools in Lagos state. According to a statement signed by the group’s President/Executive Director, Rexkennedy Saltlove, speakers at the event scheduled to … Continue reading Group Holds Human Rights Education for School Proprietors

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

Nigeria Rejects Boko Haram Prisoner Swap For Abducted Schoolgirls

The federal government on Monday rejected conditions set out by Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau for the release of more than 200 schoolgirls held hostage by the Islamists. Asked if the government would reject the suggestion by Shekau in a new video that the girls may be released once Nigeria frees all militant prisoners, Interior … Continue reading Nigeria Rejects Boko Haram Prisoner Swap For Abducted Schoolgirls

Boko Haram Offers to Swap Kidnapped Nigerian Girls for Prisoners

The leader of the Nigerian Islamist rebel group Boko Haram has offered to release more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by his fighters last month in exchange for prisoners, according to a video seen on YouTube. About 100 girls wearing full veils and praying are shown in an undisclosed location in the 17-minute video in which … Continue reading Boko Haram Offers to Swap Kidnapped Nigerian Girls for Prisoners

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

Kidnap of Chibok girls “will be the beginning and end of terrorism in Nigeria” – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has said that with the support Nigeria was getting from the international community, the kidnap of the over 250 female students in Chibok, Borno State would be the “beginning and end of terrorism in Nigeria.” The president also commended the United Kingdom, France, United States, and China for indicating interest to help … Continue reading Kidnap of Chibok girls “will be the beginning and end of terrorism in Nigeria” – Jonathan

ABDUCTED SCHOOLGIRLS: Boko Haram Violating Islamic Rules of Warfare – Muslim Group

An Islamic rights advocacy group, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has berated members of the Jihadist sect, Jamāʻat Ahl as-Sunnah lid-daʻwa wal-Jihād popularly known as Boko Haram for kidnapping young Nigerian girls, describing the act as criminal and in contradistinction to the tenets of Islam regarding the treatment of the girl-child, women in general, even … Continue reading ABDUCTED SCHOOLGIRLS: Boko Haram Violating Islamic Rules of Warfare – Muslim Group

We must Arrest Sanusi – FG Tells Court

The Federal Government had on Friday told a Federal High Court in Lagos that it cannot stop the police and the Department of State Security Service from arresting the suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mallam Sanusi Lamido. The former apex bank governor had earlier filed a suit seeking an order restraining the … Continue reading We must Arrest Sanusi – FG Tells Court

Ekiti Gubernatorial Election: Fayose Emerges PDP Candidate

Former Governor, Ayodele Fayose has emerged as the Ekiti State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for the Governorship election which comes up in June 21. Fayose, who ruled the state between 2003 and 2006 before he was impeached scored 400 votes, defeating former Minister of Police Affairs, Caleb Olubolade who got seven votes. Recall that … Continue reading Ekiti Gubernatorial Election: Fayose Emerges PDP Candidate

Okonjo-Iweala: FG Seeks Forensic Audit of NNPC

  Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, Finance Minister •  Corporation renders account on $10.8bn, NPDC’s partnership with Atlantic Energy   • Senate condemns retention of subsidy on kerosene without appropriation By Ndubuisi Francis, Omololu Ogunmasde   and Ejiofor Alike  To lay to rest the controversy over the exact amount the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is yet to remit into the Federation … Continue reading Okonjo-Iweala: FG Seeks Forensic Audit of NNPC

Osita Iheme ‘Pawpaw’ Says No To Nigerian Babes, Set To Marry Ghanaian Lover

Osita Iheme God seems to have heard the cry of Popular Nollywood star, Osita Iheme also known as pawpaw who had been waiting on God for his missing rib. The wealthy actor may be getting married soon but not a Nigerian lady. His screen twin brother Chinedu Ikedieze also known as Aki got married some … Continue reading Osita Iheme ‘Pawpaw’ Says No To Nigerian Babes, Set To Marry Ghanaian Lover

Court Strikes Out APC’s Suit Against Anambra Gov-elect, Chief Willie Obiano *Gov-in-waiting @WillieMObiano Hails Judiciary

A Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, struck out an application filed by the All progressives Congress (APC) seeking the prosecution of Anambra governor-elect, Chief Willie Obiano, over alleged double registration. The party counsel, Mr John Anietor, had applied for an order of mandamus to compel the Inspector-General of Police to prosecute  Obiano, for alleged … Continue reading Court Strikes Out APC’s Suit Against Anambra Gov-elect, Chief Willie Obiano *Gov-in-waiting @WillieMObiano Hails Judiciary

Officially, ASUU Strike Ends

After the confusion that trailed its meeting's resolution on Monday, the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) has officially suspended it five months old industrial action starting from Tuesday. The union took the decision after a marathon meeting in Minna, Niger State. The decision to end the protracted industrial action was taken after ASUU … Continue reading Officially, ASUU Strike Ends

Copy of Obasanjo’s Letter to President Goodluck Jonathan

On 2nd December, this year, an apparently angry and frustrated ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo wrote to President Goodluck Jonathan, a letter that clearly competes as one of the most acerbic in modern history, accusing him of ineptitude and of taking actions calculated at destroying Nigeria. “Nigeria is bleeding and the hemorrhage must be stopped,” Mr. Obasanjo … Continue reading Copy of Obasanjo’s Letter to President Goodluck Jonathan

Strike Ends Soon as ASUU – FG Signs MoU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has agreed to soon call off its six-month-old strike. The followed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Federal Government on Wednesday.The agreement, signed at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Wednesday evening, is a new pact between the varsity lecturers and the Federal Government. The Minister of … Continue reading Strike Ends Soon as ASUU – FG Signs MoU

Imo Police Uncovers Another ‘Baby Factory’ With 16 Pregnant Girls

The Imo State police command yesterday uncovered another illegal orphanage popularly referred to as ‘baby factory’. The home which is registered as a non-governmental organization known as Ezuma Women and Children’s Rights Protection Initiative, was used by one Dr. James Ezuma as a cover for his heinous activities of encouraging teenage girls to get pregnant … Continue reading Imo Police Uncovers Another ‘Baby Factory’ With 16 Pregnant Girls

How Varsity Lecturer, Others Recruited for Boko Haram – SSS

The State Security Service (SSS) in Abuja, Nigeria's capital territory, paraded an assistant lecturer in Arabic and Islamic Studies at the Kogi State University, Ayingba, Dr. Muhammad Yunus, for allegedly recruiting for, and coordinating, a Boko Haram terror cell in Kogi State. This came as the arraignment of a suspected Boko Haram member, Abdulmanam Abidiki, … Continue reading How Varsity Lecturer, Others Recruited for Boko Haram – SSS

President Jonathan Discharged From London Hospital, Attends Investors’ Meeting

Nigeria's President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan who fell ill while in London on an official visit and had to seek "precautionary" medical attention has been discharged from hospital. Jonathan who clocked 56 few days back was discharged after spending a night in a hospital in London for undisclosed ailment. It was gathered that Jonathan was discharged … Continue reading President Jonathan Discharged From London Hospital, Attends Investors’ Meeting

ASUU STRIKE CALLAPSING: More Varsities Pull Out •NEC Meeting Holds Today – News Express

More schools are set to dump the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, in the ongoing strike action embarked upon by the union for almost five months now, reports News Express. This is as the National Executive Council, NEC, of the union meets today to decide on the sustained industrial action which many Nigerians have … Continue reading ASUU STRIKE CALLAPSING: More Varsities Pull Out •NEC Meeting Holds Today – News Express

Why Nigeria Needs a National Conference By Goodluck Jonathan

“…this is a National Project, a sincere and fundamental undertaking…” Remarks by His Excellency, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR On the Occasion of the Inauguration of the National Advisory Committee On our Country’s Conversation towards a Greater Nigeria State House, Presidential Villa, Abuja Monday October 7th 2013   PROTOCOLS   1.            Today, we are taking historic and … Continue reading Why Nigeria Needs a National Conference By Goodluck Jonathan