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Udom Emmanuel Shakes Itu As Campaign Continues

The PDP standard bearer for the 2015 Governorship election Deacon Udom Emmanuel has pledged to sustain the good work the government has started in Itu by the incumbent. Deacon Emmanuel revealed this at his jam packed presidential rally which touched down recently at the town of Itu. The gubernatorial hopeful explained that during his survey of Itu, he discovered that ... Read More »

Boko Haram Planning On Bombing Polling Centres

The Federal Government yesterday raised the alarm over plans by Boko Haram insurgents to attack polling units during the  elections. It also alleged that the group had perfected plans to collect, buy or steal Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) of female voters, hand them over to female suicide bombers and create access for them into polling centres where they will detonate ... Read More »

Jonathan Launches National Security Documents

In a renewed effort at tackling terrorism and cyber crimes, President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday launched three national security documents. The documents were tagged National Security Strategy; Counter Terrorism Strategy; and Cyber Security Plan and Strategy. At the launch held at the Presidential Villa, Jonathan advised all security agencies to adopt the principles enshrined in the documents. “Today, the foremost ... Read More »

SSS Summons Asari Dokubo

Contrary to insinuations in some quarters that the Department of State Services (DSS) has not deemed it fit to invite the leader of the Niger Delta Volunteers Force (NDVF), Mujahid Asari-Dokubo, over the inflammatory comments he made recently, the service said on Thursday it had invited ex-militant leaders several times. The spokesperson of the DSS, Marilyn Ogar, disclosed this while ... Read More »

UAE Introduces New Visa Rules for Nigerians

Travellers seeking a visa to the United Arab Emirates might just have to re-evaluate their options as the country recently released a new set of guidelines for anybody interested in visiting their nation. For Nigerians, The following rules have been put in place: Single Ladies / Men travelling alone should be 40 years old and above. Married women travelling with ... Read More »

EFCC Declares Nyako, Son Wanted

ation was intimidated by the soaring support he (Nyako) has continued to get even after he left office. “I am not aware of being declared wanted. But that is good. “If you are wanted by a rouge system, it means you are a good person. Has this government gone after anybody that is bad? They only run after the good ... Read More »

IBB Blesses Jonathan says Nigeria is in Safe Hands

Former Nigerian Military President,  General Ibrahim Babangida has stated that with President Jonathan,  the country was in safe hands. General Babangida, who was speaking during a courtesy visit to his Hilltop home by President Jonathan and other PDP leaders stated that he and the current president share a common passion “which is to ensure Nigeria remains strong, united and indivisible. ... Read More »

PDP’s Udom Emmanuel Visits Mbo promises Seaport, General Hospital and Other goodies

Mr. Udom Emmanuel,  the PDP Gubernatorial Candidate for Akwa Ibom State took his campaign to Mbo Local Government Area where he has promised to ensure that the indigenes’ dream of seeing the takeoff of the Ibaka Deep Seaport will be a reality. Addressing a crowd of ecstatic supporters, the thoroughbred technocrat who made his mark in the private sector said ... Read More »

Patience Jonathan Denies Stealing From NDDC

Wife of President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, on Monday denied media report (not The PUNCH) that she was paid N3bn by the Niger Delta Development Commission to facilitate the agency’s 2015 budget. The report had claimed that apart from the sum, Mrs. Jonathan collaborated with a former Minister of State for Education, Chief Nyesom Wike, in a number of schemes that ... Read More »

Suicide Bombers Attack Jonathan’s Rally In Gombe

President Goodluck Jonathan escaped death on Monday, a female suicide bomber struck 200 metres away from the Fantami Township Stadium, Gombe, barely three minutes after he addressed a campaign rally ahead of the February 14 election. The State Police Command, rescuers and medical sources were quoted as saying a female suicide bomber and a bye-stander died when the explosives were ... Read More »