Category Archives: Breaking

ISIS Parade 17 Kurdish Fighters In Cages ‘To Be Burned Alive’ Just Like Jordanian Pilot

ISIS has paraded a number of prisoners, supposedly Kurdish Peshmergafighters, in cages and orange jumpsuits similar to those worn by Jordanian fighter pilotMuath al-Kaseasbeh, whom the group subsequently burned alive. Tweets emerged Friday morning circulating the photos and claiming that the parade took place in Kirkuk, Iraq. Several of the tweets suggest that the prisoners…

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Judicial Workers’ Union Calls Off Strike In State Courts Nationwide, Resumes Duty

Judicial workers at state courts nationwide, who have been on strike for several weeks have been directed to resumed duties on Friday by the workers’ union, Judicial Workers Union of Nigeria (JUSUN). According to THEWILL, a senior judicial officer attached to the Delta State judiciary said: “We got directives that the strike has been called…

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#GEJMediaChat: “If I Lose, I Will Happily Go Home”- Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan assured Wednesday he will hand over power May 29 if he loses the forthcoming presidential polls billed for March 28. Speaking on a televised interview with a panel of journalists, including a PREMIUM TIMES’ Editor, Ibanga Isine and tw Magazine Publisher Adesuwa Onyenokwe, Mr. Jonathan sought to dispel speculations that he will…

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APC Accuses PDP Of Buying PVCs At N10,000 Per Card

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that some people suspected to be agents of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have resorted to underhand tactics, including the purchase of Permanent Voter Card (PVCs) and the intimidation of some voters to seize their PVCs, in the wake of the recent postponement of the general elections. According…

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Obasanjo Publicly Endorses Buhari, Says Former Military leader Can Check Corruption, Insecurity

According to reports by THE WILL, Former Nigerian President, General Olusegun Obasanjo, 77, for the first time has openly endorsed the candidacy of Major General Muhammadu Buhari, 72, a former military ruler and presidential candidate of the main opposition party, All Progressives Congress (APC), ahead of incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan, 57, of the Peoples Democratic…

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‘You Can’t Defeat Us’- Abubakar Shekau Tells Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon & Nigeria

  Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, Monday boasted that the Africa Union Regional Force made up of Nigerian, Chadian, Cameroonian and Nigerian troops cannot defeat the insurgents. Shekau, who made the boast in a newly-released video, said the joint regional force would not succeed in stopping Boko Haram from truncating democratic rule and imposing Islamic…

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Political Interference With INEC Unacceptable, U.S. Condemns Election Postponement

The United States government also reacted to the postponement by expressing ‘deep’ disappointment by the decision. A statement by U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, shortly after the announcement of the poll shift by Mr. Jega, on Saturday, said political interference with INEC is unacceptable. “It is critical that the government not use security concerns…

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Accept The Election Postponement In Good Faith- Jonathan, PDP Tell Nigerians

President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday asked Nigerians to accept the postponement of the general elections in “good faith.” The electoral body INECpostponed the elections from February 14 and 28 to March and April 11 citing reports by security chiefs that they could not guarantee security for the polls According to reports by Premium Times, the…

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“We Will Not Tolerate Further Interference With The Electoral Process”- Buhari Reacts To Election Postponement

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, MuhammaduBuhari, said on yesterday that neither he nor his party would tolerate any further postponement of the 2015 general elections. According to reports by Premium Times,Buhari, a former military ruler, stated this in reaction to the postponement of the general elections by the electoral commission, INEC.…

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