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Lamido Gets Silverlining

Emir of Kano Sanusi Lamido Sanusi is to have his impounded travel passport and withheld salaries, sources have learnt. Besides, the Kano Central Prison is to be relocated for better security at the Emir’s palace. It is all as part of last Thursday’s reconciliation with President Goodluck Jonathan. The Presidency is believed to have decided to have a “total reconciliation ... Read More »

Bayelsa Ex- Deputy Governor Survives Boat Accident

But for the timely intervention of the locals, the former deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Peremobowei Ebebi, would have died in a boat mishap that claimed four persons in the state on Saturday. While Ebebi lived to tell the story, an officer of the Department of State Security (DSS) was reportedly not fortunate, as he was said to be among ... Read More »

Inspector General Recieves Knocks After Tambuwal Incident

Lagos lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, SAN, on Sunday accused the Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Suleiman Abba of partisanship. He also stated that it was Jonathan who instigated the IGP to withdraw the security details of the Speaker of the ‎House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal. In a letter to the IGP, Falana said that the police boss, since his appointment ... Read More »

First White African President Emerges After 20 Years

Zambia’s Guy Scott became Africa’s first white head of state in 20 years on Wednesday after the president, “King Cobra” Michael Sata, died in a London hospital aged 77. Scott, a Cambridge-educated economist born to Scottish parents, was Sata’s vice president. He takes over as interim leader until an election in three months, making him the first white African leader ... Read More »

Boko Haram Launch Massive Strings Of Attack On Adamawa

Boko Haram launched yet another massive onslaught on Adamawa’s second largest and commercial nerve centre yesterday. Mubi streets were strewn with bodies. Another border town in Borno State was also attacked in actions that showed that the “ceasefire” announced on October 17 by Chief of Defence Staff Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh might have collapsed. The CDS said after talks ... Read More »

Deziani’s sister released by kidnappers

The sister of Mrs Deziani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources, Madam Osiya Agama, who was kidnapped a week ago in Rivers state has been rescued. She was released in Asari-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers state on Wednesday night by security operatives and members of the Ijaw Youth Council. IYC spokesperson, Mr Eric Omare, who confirmed the report said the ... Read More »

Guiness Nigeria Gives Seni Adetu The Boot

Guinness Nigeria Plc has relieved Mr Seni Adetu as its Managing Director and has appointed Mr John O?Keefe, an Irish, to take over from him. Guinness Nigeria Plc results have been allegedly poor since Adetu became Managing Director, posting weaker margins year after year and losing market share in its wake. The company share price has also lost significant value ... Read More »

Goodluck’s 2015 Aspiration Set To Be Challenged

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

A group of lawmakers from the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the House of Representatives have indicated their intention to challenge, in court, the eligibility of President Goodluck Jonathan to contest the 2015 presidential election. The lawmakers said there has been a precedence in the case of former Adamawa State Governor, Boni Haruna, who was stopped by the court from ... Read More »

Jimi Agbaje, Musiliu Obanikoro pick PDP governorship form

Only three aspirants have so far shown seriousness in the race for the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State. Speaking to sources on Sunday, state chairman of the party, Tunji Shelle, said the three aspirants are Adegbola Dominic, a medical practitioner, Jimi Agbaje, a renowned pharmacist, and former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro. ... Read More »

Again!: Boko Haram Kidnaps 30 Boys and Girls in New Attack

No fewer than 30 boys and girls were at the weekend abducted in a Borno State village as BokoHaram continued to violate the “ceasefire” it allegedly reached with the government. Some government officials had a discussion with some Boko Haram representatives in Saudi Arabia two weeks ago after which a ceasefire was pronounced by Chief of Defence Staff Air Chief ... Read More »