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Jonathan seeks Germany, UN help against Boko Haram

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday sought the assistance of Germany and the United Nations in tackling the insecurity in some parts of Nigeria orchestrated by the activities of the violent Islamic sect, Boko Haram. Jonathan made the appeal at a joint press conference he held with German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, shortly after a bilateral talk […]

Picture: Girl with nine A1s in WASSCE: She is so brilliant her teachers feared her result would be seized

April 20, 2012 by Sunday Aborisade  Last Monday was a day of glory for Miss Tolulope  Falokun, an indigene of Ondo State, who emerged as the overall best candidate in the 2011 West African Senior School Certificate Examination  as the state government organised a befitting reception for her, reports SUNDAY ABORISADE. Seventeen year-old Tolulope  Falokun, […]

My Name Is Mallam Boko Haram! – By Sunny Chris Okenwa

By Sunny Chris Okenwa| Abidjan, Ivory Coast | April 19, 2012  – My name is Mallam Boko Haram and I am proud to so introduce myself. I am the public enemy number one of the confused federal government of Nigeria. But I am still holding out, outsmarting the security armada unleashed on me and my […]

North can survive if Nigeria divides —Arewa elders

A body of elders in the North, who met under the aegis of Arewa Elders Forum (AEF), has told southerners who are agitating for the convocation of a Sovereign National Conference (SNC) that the North can survive if the country divides. The elders also lamented insecurity in the country and reiterated their resolve to work […]

Jonathan named among world’s 100 most influential people along side Obama, German Chancellor, IMF president, Mitt Romney, etc

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan has been named among 100 most influential people in the world in 2012 by Times Magazine. Named alongside Jonathan were United States President, Barack Obama; German Chancellor, Angela Merkel; International Monetary Fund (IMF) President, Christine Lagarde and Italian Prime Minister, Mario Monti. Others were US presidential hopeful, Mitt Romney; Israeli Prime Minister, […]

No regret fighting Ibori -Clark

Thursday, April 19, 2012 • Ibori Photo: Sun News Publishing More Stories on This Section Ijaw National leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has described the conviction of ex- Governor James Ibori in a London Court yesterday as sad and unfortunate. Reacting to the sentence, Clark described as mixed feelings, that a former Governor of oil-rich Delta […]

NFF unveils new Falcon coach, Ikhana, to earn N3m monthly

L-R: NFF’s President, Alhaji Aminu Maigari, assisted by the NFF’s Technical Committee Chairman, (r) Mr Chris Green, presenting Coach Kadiri Ikhana (m) as Super Falcons’ Head Coach during the unveiling in Abuja yesterday. Photo: Sun News Publishing New Super Falcons’ Coach, Kadiri Ikhana is to earn N3million a month, officials have disclosed. On Wednesday, Ikhana […]

Kaduna’s Christian governor narrowly escapes assassination

Posted: April 18, 2012 – 22:59  Caption: Governor Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa Nigerian intelligence operatives claimed they uncovered and foiled a plot to attack the Kaduna State Governor, Mr. Patrick Yakowa, and diverted his route through town, saving his life, sources told Sahara Reporters. The governor, who was abroad when the Easter Day bomb blast rocked […]

Senate begins process for constitutional amendment

May not work with Reps IN response to the yearnings of Nigerians, the Senate yesterday began the process of another phase of Constitutional Review. It is not certain however if both Houses are going to be working together this time judging from the tone of the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, while addressing journalists […]

Govt decries embassies’ incessant travel alerts on Nigeria

DIPLOMATS and foreign agencies in Nigeria have been urged to refrain from issuing “frivolous” statements on the security situation in the country to their nationals. The Federal Government, which reacted yesterday to recent travel warnings by some embassies to their nationals, asked the envoys to align more with the nation’s security and avoid making statements, […]

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