Category Archives: Breaking

Boko Haram Leader Shekau Threatens Mayhem During March 28 Elections

Reports from foreign media, Al Jazeera and the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) says the leader of the Islamist group, Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, has threatened mayhem during Nigeria’s presidential election scheduled to hold on March 28. Shekau, in a new video purportedly released by the group on Tuesday, that was obtained by US based SITE…

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Jega Can’t Guarantee Elections Will Hold As Scheduled

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, Wednesday reaffirmed that only voters with permanent voting cards (PVCs) will be accredited to vote in the March 28 and April 11, 2015 general elections. According to THEWILL, Jega spoke at the Senate on Wednesday where he briefed senators on the readiness of…

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Photos Emerge Of As Obasanjo Publicly Destroys PDP Membership Card In Public

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday left his guests at his Hilltop mansion in Abeokuta with bated breath when he tore his Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) membership card in their presence. According to reports by PUNCH, the guests, who are leaders of the PDP from Obasanjo’s ward around his former residence in Ita Eko, where he…

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Egypt Retaliates With Air Strikes After ISIS Beheads En Masse

Egypt has launched airstrikes against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) targets in Libya after the extremist group released a grisly video purporting to show the beheading of several Coptic Christians it had held hostage for weeks. A spokesman for the Armed Forces General Command announced the strikes on state radio today, marking the…

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10 Year-Old Female Suicide Bomber Kills 10 In Yobe

A  female suicide bomber believed to be 10 years old on yesterday struck at the Damaturu Central Motor Park, killing herself and nine other people. According to reports by PUNCH, the state Police Command Public Relations Officer,Toyin Gbadegesin, said 31 others were critically injured in the blast which occurred at about 12.20pm. Gbadegesin explained that…

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Borno State Declares Today Work-Free-Day For Buhari’s Visit

  The Borno State government has declared today Monday 16th February a work-free-day for the visit of the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) to the state. According to a report by PUNCH, Secretary to the state government, Alhaji Ahmed Jidda, announced this on Sunday in a statement in Maiduguri, the…

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Obasanjo Allegedly Tears PDP Membership Card In Public

Reports are coming in that Olusegun Obasanjo has dumped the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying he is no longer interested in partisan politics as he is now a statesman. The details are still sketchy, however it is alleged that Obasanjo tore his PDP membership card in public. A few days after Olusegun Obasanjo had accused President…

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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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