Massacre: Buhari sends defence minister to Zamfara (No such reaction to the bigger massacre in Benue -perhaps, Benue is not in Nigeria)

Direct security agencies to arrest perpetrators Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday dispatchedthe Minister of Defence, Brig.-Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali (retd.), to Zamfara State for an on-the-spot assessment of the situation in Birane village, Zurmi Local Government Area of the state where some innocent persons were killed on Thursday. The Senior Special Assistant to the President […]

Governors to raise team to interface with NASS on state police

— 15th February 2018 Juliana  Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) has resolved to nominate a team to interface with National Assembly over the creation of State Police. The governors took the decision during their meeting yesterday at the State House Conference Centre, Abuja. At the close of a two-day summit on national security organised […]

Join retirees’ club, Tinubu tells Obasanjo, IBB

  Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja A national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Tuesday called on former President Olusegun Obasanjo and a former military dictator, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (retd.), to join what he called the retirees’ club and be collecting pensions. Tinubu spoke with State House correspondents shortly after he and […]

I’ll take Nigeria to the next level, says Buhari (In the two years you have left?)

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday promised to take Nigeria to the next level despite the nation’s current challenges. Buhari made the promise in his remarks at the induction of the Nigerian Air Force’s Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, Tsaigumi, in Kaduna. READ ALSO: Money-eating snake and other Nigerian ‘miracles’ A copy of his speech was made available to […]

Buhari in a trance – Soyinka

Gbenga Adeniji Revered playwright, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has said President Muhammadu Buhari is in a trance. Soyinka, while reacting to a question on the three things he would tell the President if he meets him, stated, ” I will say Mr. President you are in a trance.” He added that the sooner the President got […]

John Shagaya’s death shocking – Obasanjo

Shagaya’s death shocking – Obasanjo — 12th February 2018 Laide Raheem, Abeokuta Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo has described as shocking the death of a former military administrator and National Assembly member, Senator John Nanzip Shagaya. This was contained in a condolence letter written to Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong, a copy of which […]

Your goodwill is fast depleted, Catholic Bishops tell Buhari

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria on Thursday told President Muhammadu Buhari that the enormous goodwill with which he assumed office in 2015 is being fast depleted by some “glaring failures” of his government. The bishops said this when they paid the President a courtesy visit at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Their address at the […]

Court issues bench warrant against Innoson Motors boss

An Ikeja Special Offences Court has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of Mr Innocent Chukwuma, alias Innoson, the Chairman of Innoson Motors Nigeria Ltd. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Justice Mojisola Dada issued the bench warrant following the failure of the defendant to appear in court for the second time for […]

Tragedy! Fulani Herdsmen Kill SARS Boss

Fulani herdsmen have done it again. This time around, they went for the Officer-in-Charge of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, Saki Unit in Oyo State Police Command. Nigerian Tribune reports that the SARS boss was macheted to death by Fulani herdsmen Tuesday night during an operation in a forest at Saki-Ogbooro Road in Oke-Ogun area […]

President Buhari Explains Proposed Policy on Grazing Areas, Says No Plan to Colonize Any Part of Nigeria

On Thursday in Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari explained that the policy proposed by the federal government in response to the frequent clashes between herdsmen and farmers in the country is not meant to colonize any part of the country. Receiving Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) led by Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama, President Buhari said the intention […]

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