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Goodluck Jonathan- The Destroyer or Saviour of Nigeria?- By Femi Fani-Kayode

By Femi Fani-Kayode, NNP, Feb. 5, 2012 – I am sad and troubled for our nation. I just cannot sleep when I consider the amount of innocent blood that has been spilt in the 24 hours before I wrote this piece. Kano, Bayelsa, Bauchi….it goes on and on. So much blood, so much hate, so […]

AU: How Rivalry Between Nigeria And South Africa Stalled AU Elections

RIVALRY between Nigeria and South Africa, and a deep diplomatic cleavage in the African Union, may have led to the failure of the AU to elect a substantive chairperson for the AU Commission after four rounds of voting that ended without the emergence of a winner last Monday in Addis Ababa. Informed Diplomatic sources considered […]

Adeboye declares ‘war’ on Boko Haram – Say Jesus will arrest Boko Haram members

By Sam Eyoboka and Olayinka Latona IN a rare display of anger, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, on Friday night, adopted a spiritual way out of Nigeria’s current security challenges, urging the mammoth crowd of worshipers, who attended the February Holy Ghost Service, to pray to […]

Insecurity: What Jonathan Must Do, By Northern Leaders

Shake Up Entire Security System, Not Just IGP — ACF •  Only Govt Can Initiate Dialogue With Boko Haram — Mohammed •  Time To consider State Police Option — Shinkafi •  To Preserve Unity, Sect Must Be Stopped Decisively — Umar WHILE the cloud is still not clear on where and how the Federal Government […]

Opinion: Extra-judicial brutality and cover-up conspiracy

There seems to be an unwritten conspiracy among the rank and file of the nation’s security agencies that they must never admit to, or apologise for wrongs, crimes or brutalities committed by uniformed law enforcers against civilians. This is the impression one gets every time a case of unlawful killing or brutality is said to […]

Bloodbath in Anambra as town union factions clash

February 5, 2012 by EMMANUEL OBE  About 10 people were severely injured on Saturday, when thugs from rival factions of the Nkpor town union clashed over the collection of levies from traders at the Nkpor Main Market in Idemili North Local Government Area. The thugs freely used firearms and machetes on themselves as traders scampered […]

Police arrest kidnap kingpin in Delta

By Emma Amaize, Warri A kidnapping suspect in the oil city of Warri, Delta State and environs, popularly known as Jackson, is now in police net, just as the police, at the weekend, shot dead one of the bandits believed to have that recently killed and snatched a rifle from policemen in the state. Commissioner […]

Nyako emerges winner in Adamawa guber election

BY UMAR YUSUF YOLA – Admiral Murtala Nyako of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has been re-elected Governor of Adamawa State in the governorship elections conducted yesterday. Declaring the results in Yola Sunday, the Returning Officer for the election, Professor Mohammed Hamisu Mohammed announced that a total of 685,103 votes out of the 1,843,619 voters […]

Subsidy probe: Lawmakers seek power to prosecute

Some federal lawmakers from Ekiti State have said reports of different probe panels set up by the National Assembly will always be left to gather dust as long as the legislators lack the power to prosecute those indicted. The senator representing Ekiti North Senatorial District, Mr. Olu Adetumbi, stated the position of the lawmakers in […]

Stop senseless killings, Ohaneze tells Northern leaders

The Anambra State chapter of the Ohaneze Ndigbo has asked traditional and political leaders in the North to stop the senseless killings and destruction of property by the Boko Haram sect. The Chairman of the Anambra State chapter of Ohaneze, Dr. Philip Atamuo, told SUNDAY PUNCH at Adazi Nnukwu, Anambra State on Friday that the […]

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