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Boko Haram ceasefire: Military in doubts, expects deadlier attacks


SELF-acclaimed Secretary General of Boko Haram, Mallam Danladi Ahmadu, has blamed armed robbers and hired assassins among other criminals, who he said had infiltrated the terrorist group for breaching its cease fire agreement with the Federal Government, saying that the agreement is on course. Ahmadu spoke in an Hausa Service programme of the Voice of […]

In Search Of Consensus Candidate: APC set to dump Atiku for Buhari

Buhari and Atikuu

BARRING any changes, the All Progressives Congress, APC is set to adopt former Head of State, Gen. Mohammed Buhari (retd) as its consensus candidate for the 2015 presidential election. Saturday Vanguard’s investigation, yesterday, revealed that the issue featured prominently at the October 17, 2014 National Executive Committee, NEC meeting of the party. It was gathered […]

2015: Jonathan’s re-election will set Nigeria ablaze again – Sheik Dr. Ahmed Gumi

Jonathan and Ahmad Gumi

KADUNA – Well known Islamic Cleric, Sheik Dr. Ahmed Gumi has foretold of violence should President Goodluck Jonathan go on to contest and win the 2015 Presidential election. Gumi made this known in an open letter he wrote the President yesterday and made available to Vanguard in Kaduna. Reads the letter: “We have never met […]

Boko Haram Sponsors: There won’t be secret trial for Ndume – Court


The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, yesterday, refused an application for the trial of Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume who is accused of sponsoring the Boko Haram sect, to be conducted in secret. The application was filed by the office of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke, […]

Justice Bamidele Omotoso: Fayose swears in Judge who headed his impeachment panel


Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayo Fayose yesterday stunned the people of the state when he swore in as a judge of the state the man who in 2006 headed his impeachment panel. Fayose equally announced the promotion of an official of the state Ministry of Justice,Mr Lawrence Ojo who signed his warrant of arrest papers […]

UPDATE: Kidnappers release Wali, ex-NBA President

Okey Wali New NBA President

Kidnappers have released a former President of the Nigeria Bar Association, Mr. Okey Wali (SAN). The current NBA President, Mr. Augustine Alegeh (SAN), said in a statement that Wali was released at about 11pm on Thursday. Wali, who was abducted in Port Harcourt on October 11, was said to have been released “hale, hearty and […]

#Jonathan to declare re-election bid on Nov.11

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Barring any last minute change in plan, President Goodluck Jonathan will formally declare his intention to seek re-election during the 2015 general elections on November 11. Members of the Presidential Declaration Committee led by Dr. Haliru Bello arrived at the date during their inaugural meeting held on Friday inside the Banquet Hall of the Presidential […]

#2015election: Jonathan can’t win, because he never won any election in the past –Junaid Mohammed

Dr. Junaid Mohammed

In this interview with JOHN ALECHENU, a Kano State delegate to the just concluded National Conference and convener of the Coalition of Northern Politicians, Academics, Professionals and Businessmen, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, speaks about his brush with the law and other sundry national issues. Excerpts You were once arrested by the State Security Service for a […]

Building collapse: T.B. Joshua, contractor face coroner Nov 5

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The founder and General Overseer of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Pastor T.B. Joshua, has been slated to appear before the coroner investigating the cause of the church’s building that collapsed on September 12, 2014. Joshua will be appearing on November 5, 2014 alongside the contractor handling the collapsed six-storey building. No fewer than […]

#Chibokgirls: FG, B’Haram to meet in Chad again


The Federal Government and the Boko Haram Islamic sect will on Monday meet in Chad to further discuss the release of the over 200 schoolgirls abducted in Chibok, Borno State in April 2014. This came a week after a botched ceasefire agreement reached by the Federal government and the sect. The peace talk between the […]

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