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Buhari To Declare Presidential Ambition

Former head of state, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), would formerly declare his intension to contest the 2015 presidential election on Wednesday. He will bid to win the All Progressives Congress ticket in the party’s primaries slated for December. Buhari confirmed this in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, when he addressed party members who thronged the state House to welcome him to ... Read More »

Alamieyeseigha’s Son’s Death Not Conclusive Yet

There are conflicting reports on the cause of the death of one of the sons of former governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Although details of the death of Oyoms, said to be the last but one son of the erstwhile governor were still sketchy as at press time, one report has it that ... Read More »

PRESIDENT JONATHAN COMMISERATES WITH CHIEF ALAMIEYESEIGHA ON SON’S DEATH

President Goodluck Jonathan has received with shock and immense sadness news of the death of Mr. Oyamuyefa Alamieyeseigha in Dubai at the weekend. On behalf of his family and the Federal Government, President Jonathan extends heartfelt condolences to Oyamuyefa?s father, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha and his entire family on the untimely loss of a very dear son in the prime of ... Read More »

LOL: Naomi Campbell Congratulates ‘Malaria’ On Nobel Prize Award

Naomi Campbell has been criticised after she posted a mistake-riddled congratulatory tweet about Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, in which she called her ‘malaria’. The catty supermodel’s obviously well-intentioned message to the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize recipient backfired somewhat when autocorrect apparently changed the name ‘Malala’ to ‘malaria’ which was then followed by the hashtag ‘#ithalljuststarted [sic]‘. The Twitterverse has ... Read More »

Jailbreak in Lagos

A yet to be ascertained number of prisoners were believed to have died as soldiers and prison officials engaged fleeing prisoners during a jailbreak  in Lagos yesterday. Scores of other prisoners were also said to have sustained varying degrees of injuries from the incident that occurred at the Kirikiri Medium Prison located in the Apapa area of the nation’s former capital ... Read More »

Malala Becomes Youngest Nobel Prize Winner

Pakistan’s number one teenager and education campaigner, Malala Yousafzai  , has won the 2014 Nobel peace prize. Malala, who was shot on a school bus in 2012 by a Taliban gunman won the coveted prize alongside Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian children’s rights activist. The two were named winner of the £690,000 (8m kronor or $1.11m) prize by the chairman of the ... Read More »

Rain of blows at Rivers PDP parley in Abuja

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IT was meant to lead the way to peace in its Rivers State chapter, but yesterday’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) meeting in Abuja was nothing but a war. Cudgels landed on heads and blows hit many on their faces. A man was soaked in his blood after he was hit on the face by the boot of a policeman’s gun. ... Read More »

BREAKING NEWS: COURT SACKS ADAMAWA ACTING GOVERNOR, ORDERS NYAKO’S DEPUTY TO BE SWORN IN

Court grants ex-boxer bail

Just a few days to the Gubernatorial Bye-elections scheduled for Adamawa State, a Federal High Court in Abuja has sacked the Acting Governor of the Adamawa State, Mr. Ahmadu Umar Fintiri from office and ordered that former Governor Murtala Nyako’s deputy, Bala Ngilari be sworn in as Governor immediately. In addition, the court also cancelled the planned by-election scheduled for ... Read More »

Peter Obi Defects To PDP

Former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi has finally joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He announced his decision following a visit to his Onitsha residence by leaders of the PDP in the South East zone on Tuesday according to a statement by Obi’s media aide, Valentine Obienyem. Obi who initially said he would get back to the leaders on their ... Read More »

Army to fight Boko Haram with Civilian JTF recruits

The Presidency is weighing options on how to increase the number of troops in the troubled Northeast. A top military source, who spoke in confidence, said the depletion of troops nationwide, as a result of security challenges in at least 30 states, made the measure necessary. He said it had become “urgent to beef up troops” in the Northeast. The ... Read More »