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Nigeria tightens border over Chad security situation

Chadian President Idriss Deby From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja Following the death of Chadian President Idriss Deby, the Federal Government of Nigeria has admitted that the absence of Chad’s influence on the border may worsen Nigeria and neigbouring countries security situation. The federal government said it will beef up security around the country’s borders, particularly with […]

Ghanaian govt denies alleged castigation of Nigeria by President Akufo-Addo

From Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja The High Commission of Ghana in Nigeria, has denied alleged derogatory remarks circulating in the media attributed to President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana. An official of the Ghanaian High Commission in Abuja, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the comments were nothing other than fake news making waves in the […]

FG begins payment of SPW beneficiaries in Bayelsa

rom Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa The Federal Government has commenced the disbursement of money for the 8,000 beneficiaries of the Federal Government Extended Special Public Works (SPW)in Bayelsa State. The Chairman and coordinator of the programme in Bayelsa, Mr Fitzgerald Olorogun who disclosed this in an interview in Yenagoa on Thursday said the disbursement of funds […]

BREAKING: Tension in Enugu as Hausa traders barricade Enugu- Port Harcourt expressway

From Geoffrey Anyanwu, Enugu Security operatives are having tough time now trying vacate Hausa traders who barricaded Enugu- Port Harcourt expressway at the New Artisan axis of the road. The traders wielding AK47 and other dangerous weapons were said to be having disagreement with their leaders trying to enforce the relocation order of the state […]

Buhari meets northern governors, commits to end insecurity

From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari met on Thursday with Northern state governors, assuring them of his administration’s commitment to end insecurity in the country. The meeting held inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja, and was also attended by Chief of Staff to the President Prof Ibrahim Gambari. The governors were led by the Chairman […]

Governor Okowa must urgently intervene in Itsekiri, Ijaw crisis –Activist, Rita Lori

By Chinelo Obogo Civil rights activist, Rita Lori-Ogebor has urged Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, to immediately intervene in the brewing crises between the Ijaw and Itsekiri communities over ownership of the land in which an oil spill recently occurred. Speaking at her Lagos office on Thursday, Ogebor who was reacting to threats by […]

Oduduwa Republic will pave way for Igbos, says Pastor Giwa

Pastor Adewale Giwa From Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure A Christian cleric, Adewale Giwa, has observed that the Oduduwa Republic being called for by some Yoruba people, will also pave way for Igbo self-determination. Giwa, the senior Pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Christ Ministry, based in Akure, said: ‘You can’t stop the freedom of Nigerians […]

Zamfara killings unacceptable – Buhari

From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned in strong terms the latest killing of tens of people by bandits in Zamfara State, declaring its not acceptable.  According to a statement by the  Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, Buhari warned that “such wanton disregard for life will be […]

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