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Boko Haram: BBOG Group Welcomes Planned Senate Visit To North East

The #BringBackOurGirls group has called on the senators deliberating to visit the North East to ensure that they are going to offer solutions to the predicament of the victims of Boko Haram and the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and not go there for popularity. Speaking on the deliberations that centered …

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Buhari In Yaounde, Says No Going Back On ICJ’s Bakassi Verdict

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared in Yaoundé, capital of Cameroon, that as a law-abiding nation, Nigeria would have to live with the verdict of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) which ceded the Bakassi Peninsula to Cameroon. Buhari was reacting to the complaints by Nigerians residing in Cameroon that they …

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NNPC Repairs Vandalised Arepo Pipeline

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says it has repaired the System 2B Pipeline which was vandalised on July 21 at Arepo, in Ogun. Mr Ohi Alegbe, Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, NNPC, in a statement in Abuja said the NNPC engineers deployed to the scene of the …

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Sack DSS Boss Lawal Daura For Partisanship – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the sack of Alhaji Lawal Daura, Director General of the Department of State Services (DSS) for alleged partisanship. PDP said Daura was the chairman of the Intelligence Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the last presidential election campaign. Prince Uche …

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Gordon Obuah, Jonathan’s ex-CSO, Hospitalised After Release From DSS Detention

Gordon Obua, former chief security officer (CSO) to immediate-past president Goodluck Jonathan, has been hospitalised, a few days after being freed from the Department of State Security (DSS) detention in Abuja. Obua is currently receiving medical attention at the National Hospital, Abuja, for an undisclosed ailment. He was released from …

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Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka Celebrates 20Yrs In Priesthood, Buhari Showers Encomiums

Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, the fiery Catholic priest and founder of the highly popular Enugu-based Adoration Ministries, is celebrating his 20th year of priesthood in the Catholic Church along with his congregation and other worshippers. Rev Father Ejike, it was who had warned the electorate that voting for the ex-president …

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FAAN Denies Refusing Patience Jonathan Access To Airport VIP Lounge

Following a recent allegation that security personnel of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) denied Dame Patience Jonathan, wife of the former President access to the VIP Lounge at the Port Harcourt International Airport on July 27, 2015, the authority has denied the allegation, saying it did not at …

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Ooni Of Ife Hale And Hearty – Council of Chiefs

  The Royal Traditional Council of Ife on Wednesday dismissed the widely reported story of the demise of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuade, Olubuse II saying the royal father is alive and in good health. But the council leaders never allowed the corps of anxious journalists seeking refutation …

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Bayelsa Guber: We Must Consolidate Or We’ll Perpetually Be Slaves To Bigger Tribes – Alamieyeseigha

Former governor Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, Chairman of Elders Committee of Peoples Democratic Party in Bayelsa State, in this interview, reviews contemporary political developments in the state and affirms that the alliance between the North and Southwest will never benefit his Ijaw people. He also narrates how the late President Umaru Yar’Adua …

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Boko Haram: Explosions, Gunshots Rock Damaturu

Sporadic gunshots and multiple explosions rocked Damaturu, the Yobe State capital Tuesday evening at about 8pm and forced many residents to stay indoors for safety. Sources said the sound of gunshots and explosions were heard around Gujiba – School of Nursing Road at the entrance of the town south east …

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