Category archives for: AFRICA

CHRISTMAS: Boko Haram Planning More Serious Attacks –FG

Boko Haram Leader Shekau (Middle)

The Federal Government has alerted of plans by Boko Haram, to carry out attacks on “soft targets”during the yuletide. Addressing journalists in Abuja Thursday at the National Information Centre (NIC), Mr. Mike Omeri,who coordinates the briefing, said security operatives uncovered the plans by the sect members. Omeri, who is also the Director General of National […]

2015: I’ll do everything possible for Jonathan to win in 2015 – Lamido

Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa on Thursday affirmed that he would do everything possible to support the re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 polls. Mr. Lamido stated this in Dutse during a meeting to unveil campaign programmes for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidates seeking elective position in the state. “I had a […]

Controversial Gunboats: Nigerian Navy Says No Individual Bought Warship


Nigerian Navy has denied claims that thecontroversial warships said to have beenpurchased by a former militant in Nigeria delta, Chief Government Ekpemupolo, popularly called Tompolo, belonged to it. According to the Chief of Naval Training and Operations, Rear Admiral Austine Oyagah, no individual has acquired any gun boat for the navy. He explained that what […]

2014 WAEC EXAM: What You Need To Know About Waec Results And Students – READ

Over 70 percent of students who sat for the 2014November/ December 2014 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) failed to pass the exam once more. They failed to make five credits, Mathematics and English Language inclusive, according to the exams body. To pass the exam, one has to have five credits with the two […]

No North Nor South, We Are All One, Says Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan

Nigerian president, Goodluck Jonathan has today told the nation to stop looking at them selfs as “Northern“ or “Southern“ citizens, but by a nation bound by a race and bound by the same history and constitution. Jonathan was speaking in the nation’s capital, Abuja during today’s National Migration Dialogue brought together by the National Commission […]

B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G: Boko Haram kills 33, kidnaps 100 in Borno

By Channels TV Normalcy is said to have returned to Gumsuri Village in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State after gunmen reportedly killed 33 andkidnapped about 100 people. It was gathered that the attack occurred last Friday, but the news made its way out after some of the survivors made their way to Maiduguri, […]

Buhari’s emergence, a threat to PDP -Maduekwe

Buhari - A political Messiah that Nigeria Needs

The Buhari 2015 Support Group Centre, has said the Peoples Democratic Party-led Federal Government, is rattled by the emergence of Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari as the presidential flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress. The centre said this was the real reason behind recent attacks on the APC and its flag bearer, by the Special […]

#Buhari 2015: Why we appointed Amaechi, presidential campaign director – Lai Mohammed opens up

Buhari, Amaechi

The All progressives Congress, APC, has appointed the Governor of Rivers state, Rotimi Amaechi, the Director General of its party’s presidential campaign. APC has former head of State, Muhammadu Buhari as its flag bearer after he beat four other candidates at the party’s national convention in Lagos last week. Mr. Buhari had yesterday also named […]

2015: ‘Buhari, Osinbajo will end corruption’

Buhari-Yemi Osinbajo

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress says the combination of Maj.Gen Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) and a former Attorney General of Lagos State, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), will inspire a social change in the country, especially in the area of fighting corruption should they win next year’s presidential election. The APC in a […]

RCCG did not endorse Osibajo as Buhari’s running mate – Pastor Adeboye

Pastor Adeboye

We don’t dabble in politics –RCCG The Redeemed Christian Church of God has dissociated itself from rumours making the rounds that its General Overseer, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, gave his blessings to the vice-presidential ambition of a former Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo. The All Progressives Congress had on Wednesday […]

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