Coup scare: Army clamps down on suspected soldiers

OLALEYE ALUKO The Nigerian Army may have begun an internal search for soldiers and officers suspected to be engaging in political meetings, a top military source has told SUNDAY PUNCH. The source said that some arrests may have been made, but that the information was being kept as top secret so as not to add […]

Only 5 rich Nigerians can end nation’s poverty, says Oxfam

Only 5 rich Nigerians can end nation’s poverty, says Oxfam — 17th May 2017 The Inequality report released by Oxfam International on Wednesday, revealed that the combine wealth of five richest Nigerians, put at $29.9 billion, could end extreme poverty in the country. The report, entitled ‘’Inequality in Nigeria, Exploring the Drivers” exposed the large […]

2019: Why Buhari should seek re-election –Rep, Bala

2019: Why Buhari should seek re-election –Rep, Bala — 16th May 2017 From  Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja Ahead of the 2019 general election, a member of the House of Representatives, Yusuf Bala has said he would advise President Muhammadu Buhari to seek reelection. The lawmaker,  who represents Ikara/ Kubua federal constituency of Kaduna State on the […]

Some Chibok Girls Refused Rescue – Insist on Staying with the Terrorists

Olalekan Adetayo and Eniola Akinkuotu Leaders of Chibok community, under the aegis of Kibaku Area Development Association, have faulted a negotiator, Zannah Mustapha, for saying that some abducted schoolgirls refused to be part of a group of 82 girls freed at the weekend. The Chairman, Chibok Community in Abuja, Hosea Tsambido, told reporters in Abuja, […]

Buhari’s health status: CSOs, lawyers, others give FG ultimatum

+1 President Muhammadu Buhari Dayo Oketola, Friday Olokor, Simon Utebor, Gbenro Adeoye, Etim Ekpimah,  Jesusegun Alagbe, Adeniyi Olugbemi and Peter Dada Civil society organisations and some lawyers have issued an ultimatum asking the Presidency to publicly disclose the true state of health of President Muhammadu Buhari on or before May 29, to put a rest […]

The women who ruled Nigeria – Where are they Now?

THEY are beautiful, powerful; mostly brilliant and accomplished. They were the dream come true of the Nigerian feminist community which lauded the Jonathan administration’s affirmative action of appointing women into key government positions. They were to prove the widely held belief that what a man can do, a woman can do better. In his controversial […]

I warned Jonathan about northern conspiracy -David Mark

 By Iheanacho Nwosu, Abuja The last has certainly not be heard on the behind the scene forces, intrigues, conspiracy and betrayals that characterised the 2015 presidential election and cost then incumbent president, Dr Goodluck Jonathan his second term bid. Former Senate president David Mark alleged that a northern conspiracy worked against Jonathan. Mark, a retired […]

Lagos govt. to execute Rev King, others

Lagos govt. to execute Rev King, others — 18th April 2017 Some inmates on death row in Lagos State prisons face imminent execution, among whom is the General-Overseer of the Christian Praying Assembly, Chukwuemeka Ezeugo, a.k.a Rev. King The State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Adeniji Kazeem, who made this known at a news […]

Seized N13bn: Investigators probe Goodluck Jonathan link

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s name once again came up on Saturday during investigations into the seized N13bn ($43.4m, N23m and £27,000) by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission at the Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos. Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and the National Intelligence Agency had claimed ownership of the money which was recovered on Thursday. […]

Nnamdi-Ogbue denies ownership of money of $43 million found in an apartment

Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue, accused of owning money in Osborn towers he huge money in different currencies recovered from an apartment in Osborne Towers, Osborne Road, Ikoyi Lagos, Lagos State is not owned by Mrs. Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue. Mr. Emeka Etiaba, the lawyer to Nnamdi-Ogbue, said in a statement on Thursday that the news making the round associated […]

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