Category Archives: Breaking

Long Queues Sighted As Fuel Strike Hits Abuja, Benue, Kwara & Plateau

The nationwide strike by oil workers led to long fuel queues in the Federal Capital Territory Abuja, Benue, Kwara and Plateau states as hundreds of motorists besieged the few filing stations that sold petrol on Monday according to Punch. In Lagos, the situation was normal until the evening when queues began to emerge in many stations…

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Who Will Be Buhari’s Running Mate? Amaechi, Fashola, Oshiomhole Or Osibajo, APC Fail To Agree!

A marathon meeting by the leaders of the All Progressives Congress ended in the early hours of Tuesday(today) without a consensus on the running mate for the party’s presidential candidate, Maj.Gen. Muhammadu Buhari.  Unlike the national convention/ primary which produced Buhari on Thursday without much rancour, the meeting according to Punch, which started at about…

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There Is No Time Limit For Returning The Girls Alive- Doyin Okupe

The Nigerian presidency has dismissed concerns over the prolonged abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls from Chibok, Borno State, saying the government has no time limit to return the long-suffering teenagers alive to their families. According to Premium Times, the message, delivered Monday by a presidential spokesperson, appeared to imply that the government is taking…

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Obasanjo Praises Late Wife Stella, Said He Had No Knowledge Of Her Tragic Tummy Tuck

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has said that he had no knowledge of his late wife, Stella’s plan to undergo the cosmetic procedure that led to her death. The late first lady died on October 23, 2005, following a botched tummy tuck – elective liposuction – procedure in Spain. The surgery was scheduled towards the commemoration…

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Tinubu Handling Selection Of Buhari’s Running Mate

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj. Gen Muhammadu Buhari, of handing over the selection of his running mate to a cabal controlled by a former Lagos State Governor Asiwaju Tinubu. According to reports by Punch, PDP accused Buhari ofsurrendering his powers and first official assignment of…

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Jos Twin Bomb Explosion: Death Toll Rises To 32, While 47 Injured

The twin suicide bombing Thursday evening in Jos, the Plateau State capital, has claimed 32 lives and injured 47 according to The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA. According to reports by Premium Times, the NEMA spokesperson for North-central geopolitical zone, Audu Yohanna, in a press release on Friday said 32 people were confirmed dead, while…

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Jonathan Names Vice President Namadi Sambo As Running Mate For 2015

President Goodluck Jonathan has named Vice President Namadi Sambo his running mate as he seeks re-election in February. Mr. Jonathan made the announcement early today after accepting his endorsement by the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the party’s candidate for the election. According to Premium Times, Mr. Jonathan said he will not fail Nigerians…

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Watch Sorting Of Ballots At The APC Presidential Primaries, Moments Before Buhari Was Decleared Winner!

The news has broken that former Head of State,Muhammadu Buhari is the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC. Congratulator messages has started pouring in event from fellow aspirant Atiku Abubakar, click here to read is message.  We were able to obtain a video via Premium Times, showing the sorting out and counting of…

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Read Atiku’s Message To Buhari On APC Primary Win!

Former Head of State, Maj. Gen Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), today Thursday won the All Progressives Congress presidential primary at the party’s national convention in Lagos, beating four other contenders. According to Punch, Buhari polled 3,430 votes to beat Kano State Governor, RabiuKwankwaso, who scored 974 votes, to the second position while former Vice President, AtikuAbubakar,…

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Obasanjo Given 21 Days To Explain Or Be Punished For Flouting Court Order On Book

A Federal Capital Territory High Court judge, Justice Valentine Ashi, on Wednesday ordered security agents, including the police and operatives of the Department of State Service, to confiscate the latest book of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, “My Watch”. According to reports by Punch, the judge of the FCT Wuse Zone II court said the publication of…

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