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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 »

Presidency Warns Gov. Amaechi Over Negative Comnent

The Presidency has described the scathing criticism by Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi as baseless lies aimed at inciting the prople against the federal government. It further warned that there are dire consequences for some of the Governor’s comments once he loses his immunity. In a strongly worded statement, Presidential Spokesman, Dr. Reuben Abati stated “Governor Rotimi Amaechi took his ... Read More »

Rafael Nadal Ends Season After Shock Loss to Teenager, Coric in Basel

Current World Number 3, Rafael Nadal has called it quits for this season and will be heading for surgery on November 3, 2014 after he was beaten by 17 year-old  Croatian, Borna Coric. Coric achieved the biggest win of his career, taking advantage of a rare, off day in their Swiss Indoors Basel quarter-final on Friday. The World No. 3, ... Read More »

APC Bigwigs Shun Ambode’s Declaration

Many have started calling him the next Governor of Lagos but with the evidence of what unfolded at the Onikan Stadium, Lagos yesterday, it is obvious that Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode still has many rivers to cross as his formal declaration was shunned by many APC bigwigs. Though the atmosphere was carnival like and the stadium near-full, it was the absence ... Read More »

Delta 2015: Tony Obuh’s Campaign Train Hits Roadblock as Uduaghan, Ibori Settle Rift

It is not yet a done deal for Tony Chuks Obuh, the immediate past Permanent Secretary, Government House and Protocol in Delta as regards becoming the successor to Governor Emmanual Uduaghan of Delta State Come 2015. The soft-talking Mr. Obuh who is seen as the anointed candidate is back-tracking following reports that former Delta State Governor, Chief James Ibori was ... Read More »