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NYANYA BOMBING: Mastermind, Sadiq Ogwuche arrested in Sudan.

  A mastermind of the Nyanya bomb blasts, Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche, who was on Tuesday declared wanted by the Department of State Services, DSS, and subsequently placed on the international police (Interpol) red alert, has been arrested.The first Nyanya bombing of April 14 left no fewer than 100 people dead and s...

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Posted on May 18, 2014

NYANYA BOMBING: Mastermind, Sadiq Ogwuche arrested in Sudan.

  A mastermind of the Nyanya bomb blasts, Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche, who was on Tuesday declared wanted by the Department of State Services, DSS, and subsequently placed on the international police (Interpol) red alert, has been arrested.The first Nyanya bombing of April 14 left no fewer than 100 people dead and s...

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Posted on May 18, 2014

Gen.Buhari explains how Boko Haram started; says FG is unfair in killing them off…

General Muhammadu Buhari is urging the Federal Government to stop the ongoing clampdown of Boko Haram insurgents in the North saying because the the Niger Delta Militants were not killed when they were tormenting the country. Speaking as a guest on the Liberty Radio programme recently, Buhari took us down mem...

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Posted on May 14, 2014

Who is beating the drum for U.S Senator John McCain? – By Joi John

Hmmm. What does U.S Senator John McCain mean by: “We shouldn’t have waited for a practically non existent government to give us the go ahead before mounting a humanitarian effort to rescue those girls”? He said this on CNN. I ask, who is beating the drum for Sen. John McCain ? ____________ F...

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Posted on May 11, 2014

RIGHT OF REPLY: Open letter to Senator John McCain by Okechukwu Okorie

Opinions are, perhaps, one of the freest things in life, asides air. Everyone can offer an opinion irrespective of one’s knowledge, background, intelligence- just anyone. Thus, 60,000 sports spectators who have never coached in their life can offer their opinion to a coach who has racked up a good numbe...

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Posted on May 11, 2014

#CHIBOK: U.S military team to swing into action – U.S Secretary of State, John Kerry.

 Any moment from now, United States military officials will swing into action to join local officials in the search for nearly 300 school girls taken captive by the Islamist extremist group, Boko Haram, the US Secretary of State John Kerry, and the defence department, Pentagon, said. “Our interagency team ...

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Posted on May 9, 2014

Word of the day: Jonathanophilia. (Click to read full definition)

  What is Jonathanophilia? Jonathanophilia is an acquired, conditioned, learned, or compulsive neurotic tendency to approve of every policy and action of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan without applying critical judgement in evaluating them. It causes its sufferer to be a fanatic supporter of GEJ. They are...

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Posted on May 9, 2014

Finally, General Buhari speaks out on the abduction of Chibok school girls.

Over the past few weeks, the abduction of the school girls at Chibok, Borno State has underscored the threat we have been facing as a nation in recent times from the actions of misguided persons masquerading as adherents of Islam. Our hearts are with families who have lost loved ones in this cycle of senseles...

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Posted on May 8, 2014

PHOTO: Combat ready US Marines arrive Nigeria.

The ‘US’ Marines have  arrived Nigeria to help our security services tackle increasing threats of insurgents. “They are not going to be directly involved in the World Economic Forum event,” a senior American security source disclosed. “Their brief is to train the Nigerian security services....

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Posted on May 7, 2014

NIGERIA: First lady, Patience Jonathan to storm Chibok in search of missing girls.

The first lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, has promised to stage a protest march to Chibok, Borno State, if the abducted schoolgirls were not released. Jonathan said this in Abuja after a meeting with governors’ and ministers’ wives, female senators, commissioners and more than 200 women from various groups ...

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Posted on May 4, 2014

Veteran actress, Obot Etuk speaks out on missing Chibok girls.

What is really going on??? This kidnap of school girls is what every Nigerian should condemn. However, whilewe condemn the ugly act, we should open our eyes and think about some puzzling facts on this abduction saga. Nigerians were told two conflicting stories on how these girls were kidnapped. One story has ...

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Posted on May 3, 2014

Rivers state Governor abolishes discrimination against non indigenes.

Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, of Rivers state has abolished the concept of non-indigenes, a policy that discriminates against people from other parts of Nigerian, living in the state. It would be recalled that his APC governor counterpart, Aliyu Wammako of Sokoto State, similarly abolished the policy in h...

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Posted on May 2, 2014

“Nigeria is not a poor country!” – President Jonthan replies World Bank

President Goodluck Jonathan, on Thursday, faulted the World Bank report which placed Nigeria among the five poorest countries in the world. Addressing workers at the May Day rally held at the Eagle Square, Abuja, the President said that the only problem or challenge we faced as a nation was not poverty but r...

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Posted on May 2, 2014

Another deadly blast rocks Abuja on Workers’ day, May 1st.

The Police has confirmed 12 persons dead and 19 injured in a fresh bomb blast in Nyanya, Abuja, Thursday evening. 5 vehicles were also damaged in the incident which occurred near the scene of the previous attack that claimed scores of lives. Traffic congestion according to the police hampered rescue operatio...

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Posted on May 2, 2014

Mark Urges Full Scale Military Campaign Against Insurgents.

The Senate President, David Mark, on Tuesday in Abuja, urged the Federal Government to declare full scale military operation against insurgents in the North East. Mark made the call in an address to welcome senators back from Easter recess. He said the heightened spate of terrorist attacks and killings carrie...

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Posted on Apr 29, 2014

President Jonathan fires S.A on Political Matters, Ahmed Gulak

It has pleased President Goodluck Jonathan to fire his Special Adviser on Political Matters, the one and only, Alhaji Ahmed Gulak. According to Presidential Spokesperson, Reuben Abati, the sack was issued with immediate effect. No reason was given for the removal of Mr. Gulak, a man well known for complementi...

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Posted on Apr 29, 2014

I did very well as PDP Chairman – Alh Babanga Tukur

Former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, has said he did well in office before his exit earlier in the year. Speaking at a reception convened at Lelewa Hotel in Yola by the state exco of PDP in his honour, Tukur expressed delight at his ability to institute interna...

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Posted on Apr 27, 2014

Nyako still insists that FG is the main sponsor behind Boko Haram

In spite of being upbraided by the federal government, fellow governors and several others, Governor Murtala Nyako has insisted the Federal Government is behind the Boko Haram insurgency. The Adamawa state governor had ruffled the nest last weekend when he wrote what many have considered extreme and done in ...

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Posted on Apr 26, 2014

PDP Applauds Political Class For Uniting Against Terrorism

April 26, 2014 Press Statement  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has applauded the nation’s political leaders for uniting against terrorism, irrespective of differences in party affiliations. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh in a statement on Saturday described the development as unpre...

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Posted on Apr 26, 2014

Nigeria Ports Authority transfers 2,279 overtime containers to Ikorodu

The Nigerian Ports Authority has said it has transferred 2,279 twenty-foot Equivalent Unit overtime containers from the Lagos Port Complex, Apapa, to the Ikorodu Lighter Terminal. The Assistant General Manager, Public Affairs, NPA, Mr. Musa Illiya, said on Tuesday in Lagos that the containers were moved to Ik...

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Posted on Apr 23, 2014

APC to sue PDP, Olisa Metuh – Says Lai Mohammed

The All Progressives Congress has announced its intention to drag  the Peoples Democratic Party and its spokesman, Olisa Metuh to court for allegedly maligning their party’s name.  The National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Lai Mohammed disclosed this in an interview with The PUNCH in Abuja. Mohammed...

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Posted on Apr 23, 2014

Plot to hijack Bayelsa APC Congress tears Sylva, Amaechi apart.

Leadership News is reporting a rising hostility among  supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State following the alleged plot by some politicians to hijack the conduct of the State Congress of the party and install a substantive executive loyal to the former governor, Chief Timipre Syl...

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Posted on Apr 23, 2014

The 42 rules of Engagement for House helps in Nigeria – By Jake Okechukwu

Although you might find a few references to the law, these rules are propositions from the desk of a concerned human rights lawyer who is tired of the reported abuses faced by house boys and house girls in Abuja. For the purpose of consistency, I will only be using the term “House girl” but the […]...

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Posted on Apr 22, 2014

“Jonathan’s Presidency is arrogant And confused” – Says Gov. Nyako

Adamawa state Governor Murtala Nyako in a statement via his spokesman, Ahmad Sajoh  replied the Presidency’s hot  response to them today. The Governor is of the opinion that President Jonathan’s administration is arrogant, confused and inept in tackling security challenges of the country. Read t...

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Posted on Apr 21, 2014

Easter greetings from Asiwaju Bola Tinubu

As we remember the death of Jesus and celebrate His resurrection, we must never forget that if not for the sacrifice He made for all, there could never have been a celebration and hope for a better future. Such is the message of Easter to all our leaders to make the sacrifices necessary so that […]...

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Posted on Apr 21, 2014

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