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Buhari, Obasanjo Meet Behind Closed-Doors In Aso Rock

  By Patrick Aigbokhan Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday evening visited President Muhammadu Buhari inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where they held a meeting behind closed-doors. The discussions held in the meeting by the two leaders were not disclosed. The secrete meeting was held for a few minutes inside …

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Count Me Out Of Nembe Killings -Sylva

The attention of H.E. Chief Timipre Sylva, leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, has been drawn to a statement issued Saturday by one “Barrister Seighfa Tonye-Brown” on behalf of the “Ijaw Young Professionals in Bayelsa State”. In the statement, the non-existent Tonye-Brown and his faceless group …

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Borno: 8 Boko Haram Sect Members Renounce Membership

  Eight members of the terrorist group, Boko Haram, in Mussa town of Askira/Uba local government area of Borno State, have renounced their membership of the sect, Apagu Istifanus, Chairman of the youth vigilante group in the town, told newsmen on phone. He said the eight claimed they were tired …

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4 Soldiers, 1 Policeman Killed At Military Checkpoint In Bayelsa

Gunmen suspected to be sea pirates Friday night attacked a military checkpoint in Nembe, Bayelsa East senatorial district killing four soldiers and a policeman. The incident occurred at about 11.30pm at the Nembe Waterfront and the authorities of the Joint Task Force and the state Police Command confirmed the tragedy. …

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No Sponsored Adverts, My Appointment Is A National Assignment – Kachikwu, NNPC GMD

Mr. Emmanuel Kachikwu, Group Managing Director (GMD) of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), said on Friday that he sees his appointment as a serious national assignment and called on well-meaning individuals for support instead of sponsoring congratulatory advertisements for his appointment. Kachikwu, in a statement by the NNPC, therefore appealed …

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Ogoni Clean-up: Buhari Is A Better Son Of Niger Delta Than Jonathan – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for fast-tracking the clean-up of Ogoniland in accordance with the recommendations of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) Report. Dr. Davies Ibiamu Ikanya, Chairman, Rivers APC, said in a statement on Friday in Port Harcourt, that the …

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Ex-service Chiefs’ Revelations: Why Wait Till Now? – BBOG Queries

Following the current revelations being made by the former Service Chiefs, the #BringBackOurGirls group has wandered why they buckled up their information while in office, only to reveal them now. Speaking at the group’s sit-out, a member of the BBOG and the Chairman of Chibok community in Abuja, Tsambido Hosea-Abana …

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Petitions Against Ex-Govs, Families Flood EFCC

A huge number of damning petitions are currently being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) with allegations of stealing, abuse of office, money laundering and other vices, for which EFCC said they have been indicted. According to senior operatives of the commission, some of the immediate-past governors …

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Nigeria Has Degenerated To A Rotten Level, Vet 15 Names For Ministers, All Are Former Thieves – Gbagi

Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, a lawyer, criminologist, one of the founders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former minister of State for Education under ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, spoke to some journalists in Lagos on the state of the nation, how to save the naira and why Nigerians must give the …

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Amnesty Office Resumes Paying N65,000 Monthly Allowance To Niger Delta Ex-militants

The Presidential Amnesty Office (PAO) on Friday began paying the outstanding May allowance of N65,000 each to ex-militants in the Niger Delta who are beneficiaries of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP). Mr. Daniel Alabrah, Head of Media and Communication of PAO, said in a statement that Central Bank of Nigeria …

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