Fighter jets pound B’Haram locations in Monguno

• (1&2) A Cobra Armoured Personnel Carrier and a rocket launcher captured by troops from fleeing insurgents in Konduga, Borno State… on Monday (3) A base used by the insurgents for treating wounded colleagues. Arrowed is a drip. Gunshots boomed again in Monguno, Borno State on Monday as   troops, backed by fighter jets, launched a… Read More Fighter jets pound B’Haram locations in Monguno

Buhari ’ll lead military to fight B’Haram – Osinbajo

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) will lead the military to the North-East to fight the Boko Haram insurgents if voted into power on February 14, his running mate, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), said on Monday. Osinbajo expressed concern over deepening insecurity in the country and accused President Goodluck… Read More Buhari ’ll lead military to fight B’Haram – Osinbajo

Yuguda, an APC mole in PDP —FCT minister

The Federal Capital Territory Minister, Senator Bala Mohammed, has described the Bauchi State Governor, Isa Yuguda, as an All Progressives Congress’ mole in the Peoples Democratic Party. Mohammed, who denied being the mastermind of the attack on President Goodluck Jonathan’s convoy in Bauchi by political thugs on January 22, described Yuguda’s allegation against him as… Read More Yuguda, an APC mole in PDP —FCT minister

INEC disqualifies 7 gov candidates, declares PDP rep winner ahead of Feb 14

…For failing to nominate running mates ..Declares Reps candidate winner for not having opponent ABUJA—THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP candidate for Ado/Opoku/Ogbadibo Federal Constituency in Benue State, Christian Adabah Abah, as winner of the February 14, 2015 general elections. INEC also disqualified seven governorship candidates from various… Read More INEC disqualifies 7 gov candidates, declares PDP rep winner ahead of Feb 14

I’ll defend Nigeria’s unity if re-elected – Jonathan

Jos—President Goodluck Jonathan has said that the task of keeping Nigeria one, despite the security challenges, remained one of his priorities if re-elected on February 14. Jonathan spoke at the Rwang Pam Township stadium in Jos during a campaign rally, Monday. He appealed to the people to vote the PDP in all the elections as… Read More I’ll defend Nigeria’s unity if re-elected – Jonathan

Boko Haram: US halts Israeli aid to Nigeria

LAGOS—TWENTY-Four hours after US Secretary of State, John Kerry met President Goodluck Jonathan and former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari, pledging his country’s determination to work with Nigeria and other countries to end activities of the Boko Haram terrorists, the Israeli media, yesterday, revealed that the US stopped Nigeria’s purchase of Chinook military helicopters… Read More Boko Haram: US halts Israeli aid to Nigeria

Military regains full control of Maiduguri, Konduga

Abuja — Military authorities said, yesterday, that Nigerian troops were fully in control of Maiduguri and Konduga, the two cities Boko Haram attacked in the early hours of Sunday, noting that the fighting lasted into the early hours of yesterday. Consequently, the curfew imposed on the capital, Maiduguri, has been lifted, while members of President… Read More Military regains full control of Maiduguri, Konduga

Jonathan Has No Record Of Good Governance – Soludo | Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)

A former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof Charles Soludo, has advised the presidential flag bearer of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), President Goodluck Jonathan, to stop campaigning about the record of the outgoing government, saying it has no testimonial to parade. Soludo, a former governorship candidate of the party in… Read More Jonathan Has No Record Of Good Governance – Soludo | Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)

Angelina Jolie Visits Iraq, Is Greeted With Smiles From Kids At Refugee Camp For ISIS Victims

Angelina Jolie, the UN refugee agency’s Special Envoy, visited to a refugee camp in northern Iraq on Sunday and was met with smiles and warm greetings from young children and adult survivors of ISIS attacks. The 39-year-old Oscar-winning actress is on an official, two-day United Nations trip to the autonomous Kurdistan region of the country. She is there… Read More Angelina Jolie Visits Iraq, Is Greeted With Smiles From Kids At Refugee Camp For ISIS Victims

Vodacom Nigeria is Recruiting for Various Positions

Vodacom Business, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Vodacom Group, is a leading pan-African corporate connectivity and telecommunications provider that has brought affordable and reliable connectivity to Africa since 1992. In that time, we have built strong relationships in the sectors that are driving the continent’s economic growth; helping them stay connected across Africa, and to… Read More Vodacom Nigeria is Recruiting for Various Positions

Terrorism: US ignores Nigeria to work with Chad, Cameroon

Major rift between the Nigerian and American military authorities have been hampering the fight against Boko Haram militants, which have been carrying out murderous attacks on villages and towns in the North-East, the New York Times reports. Relations between American military trainers and specialists advising the Nigerian military in the fight against Boko Haram are… Read More Terrorism: US ignores Nigeria to work with Chad, Cameroon

Jonathan not interested in free polls–Amaechi

The Rivers State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has said that contrary to President Goodluck Jonathan’s claim, the President is not interested in a free and fair election. Amaechi, who was reacting to soldiers’ occupation of the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium ahead of the Jonathan’s political campaign in the state on Wednesday, said the action of the… Read More Jonathan not interested in free polls–Amaechi

Yuguda’s revelations on Bauchi attack shock Presidency, PDP

REVELATIONS by Bauchi State Governor Isa Yuguda on the stoning of President Goodluck Jonathan in the state during a campaign rally was said to have shocked the Presidency and the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party. Yuguda, in an interview with the BBC Hausa service, said that the stoning and the attack on the… Read More Yuguda’s revelations on Bauchi attack shock Presidency, PDP

Promoters of election violence ineligible for American visas —John Kerry

Any Nigerian who promotes any form of election violence during or after election remains iineligible for US visas. US Secretary of State, John Kerry, who sounded the warning during a visit to Nigeria said his country is investing enormously to ensure credible elections in Nigeria. Kerry made this statement at a news conference in Lagos,… Read More Promoters of election violence ineligible for American visas —John Kerry

Jonathan’s aides stranded as B’Haram attacks Maiduguri

Nine soldiers and 56 insurgents are believed to have lost their lives in an attempt by Boko Haram to capture Maiduguri, Borno State on Sunday morning. The   attempt by the sect to capture the town began at about 12.30am and could not be suppressed by a combined team of soldiers, Air Force personnel and vigilante… Read More Jonathan’s aides stranded as B’Haram attacks Maiduguri

Buhari promises efficient infrastructure

The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari yesterday assured Nigerians of functional infrastructure if elected. Speaking during his campaign in Sokoto, he promised to tap the nation’s mineral resources for the benefit of all. He also pledged to wage anti-corruption war and ensure the judicious use of recovered funds. Buhari said: “We will… Read More Buhari promises efficient infrastructure

Principal gets death threats for releasing Buhari’s results

Barely 24 hours after releasing Gen. Muhammadu Buhari’s 1961 West African School Certificate (WASC) results, the Principal of the Government College, Katsina, Mallam Isyaku Bello, has been receiving death threats. The source of the threats could not be ascertained last night. The principal was summoned by his employers, the Katsina State Ministry of Education, in… Read More Principal gets death threats for releasing Buhari’s results

President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday promised Nigerians that they would continue to enjoy freedom as contained in the law of the country under his leadership, if re-elected. Mr. Jonathan, who is the Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), made the pledge at the PDP campaign in Dutse. He said freedom was a good ingredient… Read More