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

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#NigeriaDecides 2015: US Top Think-tank, Brookings, Tips Jonathan to Win, say APC is a Fragile Anti-Jonathan Setup

Brookings, the World’s most influential think-tank based in the United States, have projected a President Jonathan victory over the opposition candidate’s General Buhari in the 2015 Elections which it suggests would be keenly contested. The analysis, context and rationale of the think-tank’s projections is contained in the Brookings publication titled: Foresight Africa – Top Priorities … Continue reading #NigeriaDecides 2015: US Top Think-tank, Brookings, Tips Jonathan to Win, say APC is a Fragile Anti-Jonathan Setup

Why DPP presidential candidate stepped down for Jonathan

Alignments and realignments has begun ahead the 2015 general elections as some political parties have been identifying with their favourite candidates. Recently, the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) ratified the adoption of thevPeoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag bearer, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan as the party's presidential candidate for February 14 presidential election.The latest in such political … Continue reading Why DPP presidential candidate stepped down for Jonathan

Nigerian Anti-Gay Law: Arrested Lesbians Risk 14-Year Jail Sentence in Anambra

Following the passage and signing into law, the Bill that forbade same-sax relationships in Nigeria, the Police in a South-eastern town, Ogidi, Anambra State, have arrested a young lady identified as Chioma from Umudioka in Dunukofia council area of the state and one other identified as Amaka for allegedly engaging in lesbianism. The suspects, according … Continue reading Nigerian Anti-Gay Law: Arrested Lesbians Risk 14-Year Jail Sentence in Anambra

Court Orders IGP, SSS, to Confiscate Obasanjo`s New Book

A Federal Capital Territory High Court has, on Wednesday, ordered the Inspector General of Police, Director-General of State Security Services (SSS) and Controller-General of Nigeria Customs Services to confiscate Obasanjo`s book from public vendors. Justice Valentine Ashi, gave the order after former President Olusegun Obasanjo allegedly went ahead to publish his book titled “ My … Continue reading Court Orders IGP, SSS, to Confiscate Obasanjo`s New Book

France Owns Military Hardware Aboard Chad-bound Russian Plane Detained in Nigeria – Ambassador

The French Ambassador to Nigeria, Jacques Champagne de Labriolle, has issued a statement about the Chad-bound aircraft detained by Nigerian authorities at the Aminu Kano Airport in Kano. In the statement, the ambassador admitted his country chartered the Russian aircraft to help it convey some military hardware from Bangui (Central African Republic) to Ndjamena (Niger). … Continue reading France Owns Military Hardware Aboard Chad-bound Russian Plane Detained in Nigeria – Ambassador

2015: Collecting ‘Stomach Infrastructure’ for Vote, Eating Unborn Children’s Future – Hon Ebenezer Tells Voters

Hon Oyetakin Ebenezer is the director of Research and Documentation at Anti-Corruption Network. He is the author of ‘Nigeria: A Giant in Search of Her Destiny’. In this interview, he bared his mind on the just permanent voters’ cards distribution by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), challenges ahead of 2015 general elections and other … Continue reading 2015: Collecting ‘Stomach Infrastructure’ for Vote, Eating Unborn Children’s Future – Hon Ebenezer Tells Voters

2015: Full Text of President Goodluck Jonathan’s Declaration Speech

Below is the full text of president Jonathan's declaration speech today Nov. 11 at the Eagle's Square Dear Compatriots: 1. Four years ago, precisely September 18, 2010; I stood in this Eagle Square, to offer myself for election as the President of our beloved country on the platform of our great party; the Peoples Democratic … Continue reading 2015: Full Text of President Goodluck Jonathan’s Declaration Speech

Nigeria at 54:Independent Speech by President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

His Excellency, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR Wednesday 1st October, 2014 Fellow Nigerians: 1. Today marks the 54th anniversary of our country’s independence as a sovereign nation. This is also the tenth month of our journey into a new century, having marked the centenary of our nation in January this year. 2. The first one … Continue reading Nigeria at 54:Independent Speech by President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

Remarks by President Jonathan While Receiving of the 2014 National Conference Report

Full Text of Remarks by His Excellency, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR, on the Occasion of the Submission of the National Conference Report on Thursday 21st August, 2014. PROTOCOLS 1. Mr Chairman, very distinguished delegates, it is with all gladness that I address you this day. After nearly five months endeavour to find the appropriate … Continue reading Remarks by President Jonathan While Receiving of the 2014 National Conference Report

Otti, Diamond Bank Boss, to Run For Abia Governorship in 2015

Ahead of 2015 general elections in Nigeria, the Managing Director of Diamond Bank, Alex Otti, has formally indicated his intention to contest the governorship of Abia State next year. In doing so, Oti warned that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) must discard the issue of zoning since it killed the principle in 2011 when it … Continue reading Otti, Diamond Bank Boss, to Run For Abia Governorship in 2015

Jonathan Congratulates Aregbesola on Re-election as Osun Governor

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Sunday congratulated Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State on his victory in Saturday’s governorship election in the state. The president made this known in a statement signed by Reuben Abati Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity) read thus “President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan congratulates Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State … Continue reading Jonathan Congratulates Aregbesola on Re-election as Osun Governor

Jonathan Keeps Promise to Malala, Meets Parents of Abdocted Chibok Girls, 51 Escapee Girls

In line with his promise to visiting Miss Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl who survived the Taliban attack in her country’s Swat Valley District, President Goodluck Jonathan has met with 51 Chibok schoolgirls who escaped from their abductors days after the extremist Boko Haram Islamic. Also at the closed-door meeting held at the Presidential Villa, … Continue reading Jonathan Keeps Promise to Malala, Meets Parents of Abdocted Chibok Girls, 51 Escapee Girls

Meet Young Nigerian Student Who Built Solar Powered Car

A young Nigerian student doing his last year in electronic and electrical engineering at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has built a car operating on solar power. She student, Segun Oyeyiola explains that his car uses both wind and solar energy for the functioning, The Net reports. Moreover, the man developed an application for its installation … Continue reading Meet Young Nigerian Student Who Built Solar Powered Car

Osita Chidoka, Sulaiman Cleared As Ministers *Why We Relocated Training School From Jos to Enugu – Chidoka

The Senate has confirmed the Federal Road Safety Commission(FRSC) boss, Mr Osita Chidoka and Dr Abubakar Sulaiman as substantive ministers. Their confirmation followed their screening in the open plenary where they fielded questions from senators on varied topical issues. President Goodluck Jonathan had forwarded their names to the Senate last week for confirmation as ministers … Continue reading Osita Chidoka, Sulaiman Cleared As Ministers *Why We Relocated Training School From Jos to Enugu – Chidoka

Jonathan, Obasanjo, Babangida, Others in Crucial Meeting in Aso Villa

President Goodluck Jonathan is currently presiding over a meeting of the Council of State with other top officials at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting started at about 11:40am and now is in progress. Vice President Namadi Sambo; President of the Senate, David Mark; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal; former President Olusegun … Continue reading Jonathan, Obasanjo, Babangida, Others in Crucial Meeting in Aso Villa

Akunyili for Burial on August 28 as U.S. Doctors Disclose How She Died of Misdiagnosis

The late former Minister of Information and Communications, Prof. Dora Nkem Akunyili, will be buried on August 28, the family has announced even as U.S. doctors disclosed how she died of Misdiagnosis. “Details about the funeral arrangements will be made available to the public in due course,” the late former minister’s husband, Dr. Chike Akunyili, … Continue reading Akunyili for Burial on August 28 as U.S. Doctors Disclose How She Died of Misdiagnosis

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