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El Rufai praises Aziza for PDP comment

Umoru ABUJA — FORMER Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, yesterday, threw his weight behind the embattled National Security Adviser, General Andrew Owoye Azazi (rtd), saying he only confirmed what some people have been saying that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is the cause of all politically-related violence and terrorism […]

Reality catching up with northern Nigeria – Father Kukah

Posted: April 30, 2012 – 04:31   Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah By SaharaReporters, New York Activist and head of Catholic Diocese of Sokoto State, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, has declared that the reality of undervelopment is catching up with Northern Nigerian in comparison with the South. Kukah was speaking on “Power without authority: Leadership crisis […]

Ex IG of Police, Mike Okiro,loses wife in freak bathroom incident

By SaharaReporters, New York Wife of former Inspector General of Police, Sir Mike Mbama Okiro, has died after she slipped and fell in her bathroom. Hera Okiro, the woman  named in a bank loan controversy shortly after Mr. Okiro stepped down as IG died after a freak accident in her  bathroom. Family sources said Mrs. […]

Ocean Boys attacked!

The assistant coach and a defender of visiting soccer club Ocean Boys were taken to hospital in serious condition after being attacked in the dressing room ahead of a league game with local side Sharks, officials said. Two other team members were bruised and bloodied in the attack, they said. “”We were in the dressing […]

Jonathan to summon Azazi for linking PDP with bombings

April 29, 2012 by Olusola Fabiyi and Olalekan Adetayo  National Security Adviser, Gen. Owoye Azazi (retd) | credits: File copy President Goodluck Jonathan indicated on Saturday his willingness to summon the National Security Adviser, Gen. Owoye Azazi (retd), for linking the Peoples Democratic Party with the spate of bombings in the country. Also, the PDP […]

Ibori: UK hunts for three more ex-governors

More ex-gover-nors who allegedly looted public funds and laundered them in the United Kingdom, are in trouble, as the authorities there are buoyed by their success in the trial of a former governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori, to activate their files. Ibori was on April 17, sentenced to 13 years imprisonment for money […]

Two dons killed in BUK attack

By AbdulSalam Mohammad Two professors were killed in the Sunday morning multiple blasts that rocked St Stephen Catholic Chaplain, Bayero University, Kano. Vanguard gathered that the dons, Prof Ayodele of the Chemistry Department and Prof Andrew Leo of the Library Department, were among worshippers  attacked at Theatre Two near Sport Complex, old Campus of the institution. The university’s […]

Breaking News: 20 killed at Bayero University church services attack

KANO  (AFP) – Attackers armed with bombs and guns opened fire at church services at a  university on Sunday, killing around 20 people as worshippers tried to flee, witnesses and officials said. Explosions and gunfire rocked Bayero University in the northern city of Kano, with witnesses reporting that two church services were targeted as they […]

Iraq wants Nigeria to reopen embassy in Baghdad

Abuja – Iraq has called on Nigeria to re-open its embassy in Baghdad to further strengthen relations between both countries. Nigeria and Iraq closed their respective embassies in 2003, but Iraq re-opened its own in 2007 after the war in that country. It is gathered that a delegation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs travelled […]

Vatican condemns anti-Christian attacks in Kenya, Nigeria

VATICAN CITY  (AFP) – The Vatican condemned what it called “terrorist” attacks on Christians in Kenya and Nigeria on Sunday which claimed around 20 lives and called for restraint against a cycle of violence. “The new terrorist attacks in Kenya and Nigeria at Christian celebrations are horrible and despicable acts,” Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi said. […]

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