Category Archives: Breaking

Jonathan & PDP Benefitting From Boko Haram Crisis- Lai Mohammed Tells British Parliament

The spokesperson for the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, Lai Mohammed, has told the British Parliament that President Goodluck Jonathan and Nigeria’s ruling People’s Democratic Party, PDP, are manipulating the Boko Haram crisis to return Mr. Jonathan to power in 2015. Presenting a paper titled “Challenges of Insecurity in Nigeria and Boko Haram Insurgency” to…

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Doyin Okupe Championed Controversial #BringBackJonathanin2015 Campaign Slogan

Doyin Okupe, an aide to President Goodluck Jonathan on public affairs, was one of the masterminds of the controversial #BringBackJonathanIn2015 hashtag which the President disowned yesterday, reports Premium Times. Mr. Jonathan had earlier today ordered the removal of banners and billboards bearing messages containing the hashtag adapted from the hugely popular #BringBackOurGirls campaign. It is not…

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The Protests Seem To Have Paid Off! President Jonathan Orders Removal Of Offensive Campaign Banners

President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday ordered the immediate removal of the #BringBackJonathan2015 signs being used by his supporters for his second term bid. In an earlier report we brought you, The Washington Post as well as other concerned Nigerians didn’t approve of the slogan, taking it to be a mockery of efforts to bring back the…

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APC Attacks Jonathan For Visiting Chad With Alleged Boko Haram Sponsor Sheriff

President Goodluck Jonathan met his Chadian counterpart Monday in that country’s capital, Ndjamena, travelling in the company of former Borno State governor, Modu Sheriff, accused of funding extremist terrorist group, Boko Haram. A photograph released by Mr. Jonathan’s office Tuesday shows Mr. Sheriff seated for a key security meeting with the president, alongside Idriss Deby,…

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Change Of September 22 Resumption Date For Private & Public Schools Likely

The House of Representatives said on Tuesday that a postponement of the September 22 resumption date for private and public primary/secondary schools in the country was likely. The house explained that it had directed its Committee on Education to take “another look” at the date in view of the fact that the outbreak of the…

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I’m Eager To Return To Battlefield – Obasanjo’s Son Says, After Being Shot By Boko Haram

The son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Lt. Col. Adeboye, who was shot on Monday by Boko Haram insurgents near Michika in Adamawa State   has   expressed eagerness to return to the battle front. Adeboye, who is recuperating at a government medical facility in Yola, spoke with a former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar and the Director General of…

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Gunmen Storm FRCN Training School Lagos, Rape & Rob Female Trainee Journalists

Gunmen, Friday (September 6), stormed the Federal Radio Cooperation of Nigeria, FRCN, Training School, Lagos State, raping and robbing many of the female trainee journalists. The three attacks on the school have left many of the workers shocked, especially as policemen were supposed to be manning the school gate. According to Vanguard, an eye-witness in…

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Ebola: Volunteers At Infectious Disease Hospital Lagos, Threaten Strike Over Lack Of Payment

Dozens of volunteers at the Infectious Disease Hospital, IDH, of the Yaba Mainland Hospital, Lagos, where patients down with Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, are receiving treatment have threatened to stop reporting to their duty posts over non-payment of their emoluments by the Nigerian government. According to investigations carried out by Premium Times, it was revealed that…

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