Monthly Archives: June, 2016

SHERIFF’S REMOVAL WAS A HOAX

PRESS RELEASE Our attention has been drawn to mischievous reports in some sections of the media to the effect that National chairman of the Peoples democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff has been removed by an Abuja High Court. While...

15 States May Go Bankrupt If…– Report

36 States generate N682bn IGR Lagos generates more IGR than 32 States combined Rich States: Lagos, Rivers, Delta, Ogun, Edo Poor States: Yobe, Zamfara, Ekiti, Borno, Kebbi An investigation by the Economic Confidential has shown that 15 States of...

Boko Haram: As The Battle To Uproot Terrorists In The Northeast Continues

By Usman MALAMI Residents of Maiduguri, the Borno state capital are watching and waiting. When will the end of the Islamic militants, Boko Haram come? There was no answer to this, no one knows. Yes, just as no one knows...

Why I Ventured Into Health Business – Sen Hassan

Muhammad Hassan, is the Senator representing Yobe South Senatorial District, he is the only PDP senator in Yobe state. The people said, he was voted despite APC’s popularity and Buhari’s wind of change owing to a long time relationship...

Yobe Legislators Are Rubber Stamp – Electorates

By Yahaya WAKILI, Damaturu Angry electorates from the 17 local government council of Yobe state on Saturday, accuse their legislators of being rubber stamp and tools for promoting underdevelopment in the state. The electorates who also want the legislators to...

Why We Sacked Edo PDP Exco – Sherriff

By Suleiamn MOHAMMED, Abuja Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senator Ali Modu Sheriff has explained why the National Working Committee NWC last week sacked the Executive Committee of Edo State chapter of the party, saying their becoming...

Day Of Rage And Fire Over Rice

By James BWALA The drama over this year’s Ramadan rice started, when two suspected Boko Haram members send to spy on the strength of security operatives supervising the distribution of the wanted commodity was busted by the vigilance eye of...

Bribe Scandal Rocks Nigeria’s Olympics Football Team

By Jubril TAHIRU Barely two months to the Olympics games in Brazil the nation’s football team is enmeshed in an alleged bribe scandal involving players and the Coach, Mr. Samson Siasia. It was alleged that the coach must have...

Panic As Buhari seeks explanation on malnourished, dying IDPs

By Ibrahim WAKIL, Maiduguri There has been panic among Borno state government officials ahead of a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on the condition of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs in the state. Officials of the State Emergency Management Agency,...

Buratai Fights Cabal Plotting To Oust Him

How Petition Was Cooked Up, Army Defends Property Ownership The recent controversy over property said to have been purchased by Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai in Dubai, may just be a tip of the iceberg...
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World AIDS DAY: 1.6m Nigerians die of AIDS — UNAIDS

Dr Erasmus Morah, the Country Representative, Joint UN Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS), says no fewer...
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Court remands 3 suspected killers of Benue prophet

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Makurdi on Monday ordered that three persons, who allegedly killed one Jacob Uhembe, a `prophet’ be remanded...

Ban on illegal use of siren, unauthorized tinted glass cars still in force – Police

The Ebonyi Police Command has said that the ban on the illegal use of siren, use of tinted glass vehicles without permit...

NCNE trains 120 Kano youths on Livestock development, others

The National Commission for Nomadic Education (NCNE) has organised a three-day training for 120 youths on skills acquisition  in order to create...

Renewed cult clash in Ebonyi communities claims 4 lives

Four persons have been reportedly shot dead in Oriuzo, and Onueke in Ezza North and Ezza South Local Government Areas of Ebonyi...