PHOTOS || APC MEGA PRESIDENTIAL RALLY SHAKES LAGOS, SUPPORTERS DEFY RAIN

Tens of thousands of supporters of the All Progressives Congress, APC, took Lagos by storm as they defied the early morning shower on Friday to give a rousing welcome and support to the presidential candidate of the party, General Muhammadu Buhari and his running mate, Professor Yemi Osinbajo. The carnival-like scene was enacted as the… Read More PHOTOS || APC MEGA PRESIDENTIAL RALLY SHAKES LAGOS, SUPPORTERS DEFY RAIN

Dokubo, Tompolo’s war threat unacceptable –FG

The Federal Government officially reacted on Thursday to the war threat by ex- Niger Delta militants, saying it was reprehensible. The condemnation came barely a day after a former Minister of Defence, Lt.Gen. Theophilus Danjuma, called for their arrest and seven days after the ex-militants made the threat at the Government House in Yenagoa, Bayelsa… Read More Dokubo, Tompolo’s war threat unacceptable –FG

PDP steals N100 from every litre of kerosene – Oshiomhole

The Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, on Thursday accused the Peoples Democratic Party-led Federal Government of duping Nigerians by selling kerosene N150 per litre instead of N50. Oshiomhole, who said this while receiving defectors from the PDP to the All Progressives Congress in Benin, the Edo State capital, also said that Nigerians had been suffering… Read More PDP steals N100 from every litre of kerosene – Oshiomhole

Call to arrest ex-miltants: Clark, Dokubo, Tompolo, others blast Danjuma

*Say he is the one that must be arrested *Accuse him of sponsoring attacks on Jonathan *As Clark, Kuku, Nyiam, others condemn his statement By Emma Amaize, Soni Daniel, Henry Umoru, Dapo Akinrefon & Levinus Nwabughiogu WARRI—Elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, yesterday, said he was disappointed at the call by former Minister of Defence, General… Read More Call to arrest ex-miltants: Clark, Dokubo, Tompolo, others blast Danjuma

Boko Haram planning to use livestock as bombers – FG

ABUJA— The Federal Government, yesterday, revealed the purported plans by Boko Haram to use male suicide bombers disguised as cobblers (shoe repairers) as well as livestock, like goats, cows, donkeys and camels, to carry out their deadly missions. According to the Coordinator of the National Information Centre, Mr. Mike Omeri, “available intelligence reports indicate a… Read More Boko Haram planning to use livestock as bombers – FG

Military warned about Baga, Monguno attacks –AI

Amnesty International on Wednesday claimed the military failed to protect civilians in Baga and Monguno, Borno State, despite repeated warnings about   impending attacks on the two towns by Boko Haram. The AI, a global rights group, said that evidence gathered by commanders at the military base in Baga   “regularly informed” the Defence Headquarters in November… Read More Military warned about Baga, Monguno attacks –AI

68.8 million PVCs ready – INEC

•Says 65m PVCs released, expects 3.8 million today •You’re plotting to postpone polls, APC accuses PDP, Presidency •IG orders crack-down on pre-election trouble makers By Clifford Ndujihe, Kingsley Omonobi, Evelyn Usman & Umar Yusuf LAGOS—THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, enjoined those who fear that non -availability of Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) will hurt… Read More 68.8 million PVCs ready – INEC

Soludo, an embittered loser in search of relevance —FG

ABUJA — The Federal Government, yesterday, accused the former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, of poor managerial ability, saying he was largely responsible for the N5.67 trillion contingent liabilities of distressed banks, bought up by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, to save the banking industry in 2008. Reacting… Read More Soludo, an embittered loser in search of relevance —FG

Indonesia rejects clemency, ready to execute Nigeria, other foreigners

Indonesia is ready to execute seven foreign drug convicts on death row after their appeals for presidential clemency were rejected, an official said, in a move certain to set Jakarta on a collision course with international allies. They include two Australian leaders of the “Bali Nine” drug-smuggling gang, who have been on death row for… Read More Indonesia rejects clemency, ready to execute Nigeria, other foreigners

T.Y. Danjuma wants Dokubo-Asari, Tompolo, others arrested for threatening violence

Nigeria’s former Minister of Defence, Theophilus Danjuma, has demanded the immediate arrest of some former Niger Delta militants for threatening to plunge the country into war if President Goodluck Jonathan is not re-elected in the February 14 election. He stated this on Wednesday in Kano during the commissioning of the multibillion naira Kwakwasiya city, one… Read More T.Y. Danjuma wants Dokubo-Asari, Tompolo, others arrested for threatening violence

Maku replies Mark: You are blackmailer of Jonathan

 The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Nasarawa State, Labaran Makuon Wednesday reacted to Senate President David Mark and other leaders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), saying they are part of a blackmail hatched against President Goodluck Jonathan ahead of the February elections. Mark and Ahmadu Alli, who is the… Read More Maku replies Mark: You are blackmailer of Jonathan

PHOTOS || XO Lifestle’s Pool Party with Abuja’s top radio on air personalities and guests

Check out the pictures from the first edition of XO Lifestle’s Pool Party which held on the 21st December 2014 at Sandralia Hotel. The event feature many of Abuja’s top Radio On Air Personalities and a host of guests. The event was hosted by CIROC Ultra Premium Vodka and powered by iBlend Services. Check out the pictures below and… Read More PHOTOS || XO Lifestle’s Pool Party with Abuja’s top radio on air personalities and guests

Photos – Omotola Jalade Ekeinde Celebrates 20th Acting Anniversary with Uti Nwachukwu, Joseph Yobo & More

Nollywood queen Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, who is currently celebrating her 20th year in the movie industry, held a dinner with some colleagues and friends in Abuja over the weekend. Held at Sandralia Hotel, Jabi, Abuja, Omotola looked radiant as she stylishly stepped out in two different outfits. The night was filled with laughter, dancing and… Read More Photos – Omotola Jalade Ekeinde Celebrates 20th Acting Anniversary with Uti Nwachukwu, Joseph Yobo & More

Foreign Journalists Prevented from Obtaining Nigerian Visa to Cover Elections – Reporter Alleges

A Johannesburg-based reporter, who is the Africa correspondent for The Globe and Mail, is alleging that foreign journalists are being prevented from obtaining Nigerian visa to cover the elections. Geoffrey York is the man making these allegations. He took to Twitter to express his displeasure: No evidence has been provided to prove the veracity of… Read More Foreign Journalists Prevented from Obtaining Nigerian Visa to Cover Elections – Reporter Alleges

Nigerian Military deploys drones to battle Boko Haram

•Sect hoists flag in Monguno Come drones and other sophisticated equipment have been deployed in the Northeast to curtail Boko Haram’s insurgency, The Nation learnt yesterday. It was also learnt that the military intensified air strikes on Boko Haram bases in Monguno to reclaim the town, which fell to the sect’s fighters last weekend. The… Read More Nigerian Military deploys drones to battle Boko Haram

Jonathan, Mark knock Maku for dumping PDP

President Goodluck Jonathan; President of the Senate, David Mark; and a former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ahmadu Ali, on Tuesday lashed out at a former Minister of Information, Mr. Labaran Maku, for dumping the PDP for the All Progressives Grand Alliance. While Jonathan described Maku’s action as anti-party, Mark said the former minister… Read More Jonathan, Mark knock Maku for dumping PDP

Nigeria, a failed state under Jonathan –David-West

A former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Prof. Tam David-West, on Tuesday described Nigeria as a failed state. David-West, at a news conference in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, said that any government that could not protect its citizens was a failed government. He said, “We have a failed state in Nigeria today. I have been reading… Read More Nigeria, a failed state under Jonathan –David-West

Attacks on my person not surprising —Buhari

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the February 14 presidential election, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Tuesday said he was not surprised at attacks on his person by the ruling Peoples Democratic Party leaders. He also said that Nigeria could not afford another four years under a PDP-led government. He explained… Read More Attacks on my person not surprising —Buhari

Non distribution of 30m PVCs’ll hurt polls – Afenifere

Endorses Jonathan, says our people must not be returned to Egypt …EU laments failure to implement election reform recommendations …Intersociety drags INEC to Pope, UN, 11 missions over poor preparations By Dayo Johnson, Evelyn Usman & Joseph Erunke Akure—THE Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, yesterday said that if the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC goes ahead… Read More Non distribution of 30m PVCs’ll hurt polls – Afenifere

NCC justifies reason for shutting APC’s sms platform

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, yesterday, justified its action for shutting down the controversial All Progressive Congress, APC SMS platform for fund raising, saying that the action of the mobile network operators in running a political advertisement for the APC wasn’t in compliance with the provisions of the NCC guidelines on the use of shot… Read More NCC justifies reason for shutting APC’s sms platform