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Details Revealed: Why #Tambuwal dumped PDP for APC

Tambuwal at the specil APC convention

Since the speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal whose middle name simply means the’ Guardian of the Fate’ emerged the first among equals in the 7th Assembly on June 6, 2011, he had a game plan as to how to checkmate the onslaught of his party, the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. […]

How suspected Arsonists set Rivers PDP secretariat on fire

Police and PDP

Some suspected arsonists on Friday set the Rivers State Peoples Democratic Party secretariat in Port Harcourt on fire. The building, located along the Port Harcourt-Aba Expressway, would have been completely burnt down if not for the quick intervention of residents around the place. It was gathered that the suspected arsonists, armed with four litres of […]

Sheik Ahmad Gunmi explodes again!!! North will not accept Jonathan, there will violence

Jonathan and Ahmad Gumi

Sheik Ahmad Gunmi explodes again on why President Jonathan, Gen. Buhari should not contest 2015 Presidential election Fiery Islamic Scholar and scion of late Sheik Abubakar Gunmi, Sheik Ahmad Gunmi has said why he wrote two separate letters asking both President Goodluck Jonathan and the former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari, rtd, not to […]

#Tambuwal’s Security Withdrawal: The Speaker fights back, sues FG, six others

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Aminu Tambuwal

. El-Rufai said Tambuwal was one of the targets of the recently trained snipers by Jonathan. The Speaker, House of Representatives, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, has approached a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to stop the Peoples Democratic Party and six others from removing him from office. This came on the heels of his historic […]

Ondo Crisis: confirms PDP’s disregard for court orders –Alabi

Alabi-and-Mimiko

In this interview with OLUWOLE JOSIAH, the Chairman of the dissolved Ondo PDP executive committee, Ebenezer Alabi, says his committee remains the authentic one in the state How would you describe the dissolution of the Peoples Democratic Party executive committee in Ondo State? It was quite unfortunate. I have issued a statement to that effect. […]

Revealed! Why IBB wanted me dead by all means –Lt. SOS Echendu opened up

ibb

Last week, one of the masterminds of Nigeria’s last attempted military coup of April 22, 1990, Lieutenant SOS Echendu, after years on the run, opened up, for the first time, and shared his involvement in the failed coup attempt to topple the then military president, General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida. This week, he concludes his narratives. […]

Boko Haram kills 30 in Gombe blast

A bomb blast victim (lying on the floor) being attended to by medical team in Gombe... on Friday.

No fewer than 30 persons were killed on Friday when a bomb was detonated by some suspected Boko Haram insurgents at a bus terminus in Gombe. Some residents of the town, who spoke to our correspondent, said the blast occurred at about 9am when the bus terminus was full with travellers. The residents claimed that […]

Re- Wizkid arrested in Kenya for smoking Indian hemp – Manager

wizkid

Controversy seems to trail Wizkid as honey attracts bees. The talented lad was in the news again recently and this time, it was alleged that he was arrested in far away Kenya for smoking Indian hemp. Reports in a Kenyan newspaper, Standard Media, stated that Wizkid was arrested in Nairobi in his Plaza Crown Hotel […]

#Tambuwal’s Security Withdrawal: You breached the law – Tambuwal tells IGP

Speaker-Tambuwal

THE speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal Thursday told the acting Inspector General of Police, Sulaiman Abba that he breached the law by ordering that his security details be withdrawn from his residence. In a statement issued and signed by his media aide, Malam Imam Imam Tambuwal said he received with shock and […]

Abubakar Shekau denies ceasefire claim in new video

The video released on Friday was Boko Haram's first statement after the government announced a ceasefire

In a new video by the Nigeria Militant Islamist group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau has denied claims by Nigeria’s government that the group has agreed to any form of ceasefire. In a new video released on Friday, Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau also said that more than 200 kidnapped chibok schoolgirls had been converted to […]

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