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Nigeria owes Obasanjo – PDP (It’s OBJ that owes Nigerians an apology)

  The leadership. Of the PDP has said that Nigerians owe former President  Olusegun Obasanjo  a lot for his foresight and undiluted belief in the unity of the country. Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture ‘Goodwill Ambassador’ and former President of Nigeria, eating bread with 50 per cent cassava content; and IITA Scientist, […]

Policemen kill colleagues, kill themselves in Adamawa, Rivers

  -Punch A policeman went berrserk and shot two of his colleagues before shooting himself at Lala Village of Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa State. In Rivers State, a police corporal shot an inspector over an undisclosed issue at Trans Amadi area of the state capital, Port Harcourt. The Commissioner of Police in Adamawa […]

Man, 25, arraigned for impregnating maid

    -Punch The police on Tuesday arraigned a 25-year-old furniture maker, Shola Adeboyo, of Lugbe Village, Abuja at an Abuja Senior Magistrates’ Court charged with abduction. The police prosecutor, Cpl. Pascal Njoku, told the court that the offence was committed on January 27, and was reported to the police by one Boladale Bolale of […]

Boko Haram:Airforce establishes rapid response force

  MARCH 6, 2012 BY ADELANI ADEPEGA Nigerian Air Force has established a unit called the Quick Response Force to combat Boko Haram, ethno-religious crises, kidnappings and evacuation of refugees from disaster zones. The unit comprising 70 officers in Minna, Niger State will also be involved in the search and rescue of air crash victims, airborne […]

Gani’s son sues Jonathan, SSS, seeks IBB’s arrest

MARCH 6, 2012 BY ADE ADESOMOJU 295 COMMENTS Mohammed Fawehinmi  | credits: File copy Mohammed Fawehinmi, son of the late human rights lawyer, Chief Gani Fawehinmi, has sued President Goodluck Jonathan and heads of the national security agencies for the increasing spate of bombings in the country. Fawehinmi also asked Justice Binta Nyako of a Federal High Court, […]

Nigeria/S-Africa face-off: Reps insist on ‘fire for fire’

ask Foreign Affairs Minister to invoke the tenets of reciprocity BY EMMAN OVUAKPORIE ABUJA – THE Chairman of House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs, Mrs Nnena Elendu-Ukeje,Tuesday asked the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Gbenga Ashiru to invoke the tenets of reciprocity in tackling the present face-off between Nigeria and South Africa. The House […]

EFCC moves to legalise plea-bargaining

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has submitted a bill to the National Assembly to legalise the controversial concept of plea-bargaining. Chairman of the commission, Mr Ibrahim Lamorde, made this known on Monday, in a paper delivered at a training programme organised by the National Association of Judiciary Correspondents (NAJUC), Abuja branch, in collaboration […]

20 burnt to death, 5 injured in Ife-Akure road crash

No fewer than 20 people were burnt to death in a road accident that occurred yesterday, when two 18-seater buses collided and caught fire at Iwaraja-Ijesha junction along Akure-Ife Road in Osun State. According to an eyewitness, an 18-seater bus, which was heading probably for Ekiti State or Iwaraja swerved from its lane to avoid […]

Shoot treasury looters – Oyebola

Chief Areoye Oyebola has called on the Federal Government to take more drastic actions against corrupt persons to save the country from impending peril. Oyebola, a writer and journalist of great repute, and founder of the Movement for Nigeria’s Total Transformation, made the call during the launch of his latest book, entitled: Great Issues Nigeria […]

No gang up against Jonathan –Akpabio

Tuesday, March 06, 2012 •Akpabio Photo: Sun News Publishing More Stories on This Section Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio, has denied any allegation of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors ganging up against President Goodluck Jonathan ahead of the election in the upcoming national convention. Daily Sun had reported that the governors had begun […]

Sowore not leaving Kuje Prison quickly, court grants harsh bail conditions

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