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Taraba, Kaduna State Governors Teargassed At Rally

Tempers ran riot yesterday as aspirants that went to the headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party to submit their nomination/expression of interest forms were tear- gassed. What began as a multiple rally of aspirants and their supporters, with drumming, singing and hundreds of colourful banners and posters, almost turned to a near tragedy yesterday. One of the policemen attached to ... Read More »

Boko Haram Strikes Again

A bomb explosion yesterday killed about 20 people and injured 28 others near an automated teller machine (ATM) stand in Azare, the second largest town in Bauchi State. The dreaded Boko Haram sect was suspected to be behind the blast which occurred at about 11 am, as the pattern of the attack was believed to resemble the style of the ... Read More »

I will leave Guinness Stronger Than I met it-Seni Adetu

One month before he leaves his position as the Managing Director/CEO of Guinness Nigeria Plc, Mr. Seni Adetu has stated that the company is stronger than he met it.   Adetu told reporters that the company which produces alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages  has not only developed a stronger portfolio but now also value brands that are currently market leaders. In ... Read More »

Synagogue Crisis: Joshua Fails To Meet Coroner

The founder, Synagogue Church of All Nations, Prophet Temitope Joshua, on Wednesday failed to appear before the coroner, Magistrate O. A. Komolafe, probing the cause of the September 12 building collapse in the church. The church lawyer, Mr. Olalekan Ojo, told the coroner that Joshua failed to appear before the coroner because he was not served any summon. Consequently, Komolafe ... Read More »

APC Exodus Continues

A former governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba, and the Deputy Governor, Segun Adesegun, have defected from the All Progressives Congress to the Social Democratic Party. A reliable source, who made this known on Wednesday, also said that   the three APC senators from the state and six members of House of Representatives had joined the SDP train. The Senators ... Read More »

Governorship Aspirants Cries For Wike’s Head

Sixteen aggrieved Peoples Democratic Party governorship aspirants from Rivers State, have called on the national leadership of the PDP to disqualify a former Minister of State for Education, Mr. Nyesom Wike, from the 2015 governorship race. The aspirants at a press briefing in Abuja on Wednesday accused Wike, who is also a governorship aspirant in the party, of compromising the ... Read More »

Jonathan Is A Failure-Fashola Concludes

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, says President Goodluck Jonathan has done nothing to merit a second term, describing the President’s transformation agenda as a failure. The governor, therefore, lambasted the Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria for “plotting to ensure that Jonathan returns to power through propagation of false claims.” Fashola who was a keynote speaker at the opening ceremony of ... Read More »

Boko Haram Can Take Over Nigeria

A former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has said the Boko Haram sect can overrun Nigeria, unless Federal Government wakes up to its responsibility of protecting the citizens. Atiku said this at a media briefing in Abuja, on Monday. He was speaking on the humanitarian crisis caused by the recent territorial gains made by the insurgents. Atiku noted that it was ... Read More »

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 »