Category Archives: Breaking

Fresh Move To Put February Election On Hold, INEC Dragged To Court Over PVC Distribution

As widespread condemnation continues to greet the call for the postponement of the February general elections in some quarters, a fresh move has been made to put the election on hold. According to TheWill Nigeria, this came as some aggrieved plaintiffs, Monday, dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) before a Federal High court sitting…

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President Jonathan Narrowly Escapes Bomb Blast In Gombe

According to The Will Nigeria, A bomb blast has occurred outside the main Pantami stadium in Gombe State minutes after a campaign rally for President Goodluck Jonathan ended late this afternoon. President Jonathan had left the area when the blast occurred. Casualty figures were sketchy as at the time of writing this report.   Photo: Reuters…

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Buhari Declines Presidential Debate Invitation Organized By Channels TV, NPAN & Arise TV

All Progressive Congress (APC) Presidential candidate General Muhammadu Buhari has declined the invitation to attend a presidential debate organized by Channels TV in conjunction with the Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigeria, NPAN and Arise TV, which was supposed to hold tomorrow February 3rd. Speaking on Channels TV this morning, the APC Director of strategy, Dele…

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Soludo Hits Back At Okonjo-Iweala, Accuses Her Of Forging National Economics Statistics

Former Central Bank Governor, Charles Soludo, has reacted to the criticism of his earlier article by the Minister of Finance,Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. In a lengthy, over 6000 words article published on Premium Times, Mr. Soludo on Sunday rejected claims by Mrs. Okonjo-Iweala that he performed poorly as governor of the Central Bank. He said his performance as…

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Calm Returns To Maiduguri, As Civilian-JTF Kill Hundreds Of Boko Haram Members In Battle

According to Premium Times, calm has returned to Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, after hours of shelling, bombardments and shooting between soldiers and Boko Haram insurgents. It is gathered that through the combined force of soldiers and operatives of the local vigilante, called Civilian-JTF, hundreds of Boko Haram members were killed and a cache of…

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Buhari Withdraws From BON Presidential Debates, Other Invitations Still Under Consideration – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) said on Thursday that it will not be featuring in the on-going electioneering public debates on national television and radio, being organised by the Broadcast Organisation of Nigeria (BON), because of the unhidden bias and campaign of calumny by some key organisers of the programme, against the corporate political interest…

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Inaccurate & Misleading Report By Amnesty International On Baga, Monguno– Nigerian Military

The Nigerian Military has hit back at Amnesty International’s claim that it ignored repeated warnings of an impending attack on Baga and Monguno also failed to take measures to protect the civilian population of the surrounding towns and villages describing the allegation as “misleading”, “inaccurate and unfair.” According to a news report by Premium Times, Amnesty…

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Boko Haram Militants Kills Dozens & Kidnaps Over 100 People Near Chibok

Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed dozens and kidnapped about 100 people in Gumsere, a community near Chibok, Borno State, survivors of the attack have said. According to reports by Premium Times, at least 30 people were killed. The attack came more than eight months after BokoHaram abducted more than 200 schoolgirls in Chibok itself.…

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Boko Haram Leader Shekau Threatens To Attack The Emir Of Kano, Sanusi

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has threatened to attack the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, in retaliation for the Emir’s call on Kano residents and other Nigerians to arm and defend themselves against the terror organization. According to Premium Times, Mr.Shekauin a new video released over the weekend said his group does not consider…

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