Category Archives: Breaking

Jonathan Calls For Extension Of Emergency Rule In States Hit By Brutal Insurgency

President Goodluck Jonathan has formally requested the National Assembly to extend the emergency rule in the three northeast states hit by a brutal insurgency. The Senate confirmed receipt of the president’s letter, Tuesday, seeking extension of emergency rule in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States, the News Agency of Nigeria, reports. The National Defence Council had…

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Aminu Tambuwal Bows Out Of Presidential Race, Rumoured To Be Vying Gubernatorial Post

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, on Tuesday bowed to pressure and opted out of the race for the presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress. The Speaker made his decision public in a statement he signed and made available to newsmen in Abuja. Tambuwal said the decision to suspend his bid…

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INEC Extends Continuous Voters Registration Exercise To Wednesday

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has granted a two-day extension of the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) in all states under the third phase of the exercise except Adamawa. This information was contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by the Press Secretary to the commission’s chairman, Mr. Kayode Idowu. Idowu said that…

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Femi Fani-Kayode Discharged & Acquainted Of Money Laundering Charge

Reprieve partially came the way of former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode this morning as a federal High Court sitting in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria discharged and acquitted him of thirty-eight count charge of money laundering out of forty count charge filed against him, while the court ordered him to enter his defence in the…

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Nigerian Military Says No Casualty In Adamawa Helicopter Crash

The Nigerian military on yesterday Monday confirmed the crash of one of its helicopter in Damare, a suburb of Girei Local Government Area of Adamawa State. Nigeria Air Force Alpha Jets…. One of them declared missing. Photo Credit: Beegeagle.files.wordpress.com The military spokesperson, Chris Olukolade, told Premium Times, that a Nigerian Air force helicopter with call…

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U.S Has Let Nigeria Down In War Against Boko Haram- Nigerian Government

According to news report on Premium Times, Nigeria is disappointed by the refusal of the United States to help Nigeria procure military weapons to combat Boko Haram, the federal government has now openly expressed its dissatisfaction with the American government decision, arguing that the Americans were letting Nigeria down at her hour of need, Empowered…

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Latest Boko Haram Video Shows Abubakar Shekau Preaching To Residents Of The Captured Town

The Boko Haram sect on Sunday released a new video which showed the insurgents parading an unnamed captured own on an armoured tank. Screen shot from the video The Boko Haram video, obtained by the AFP, also showed the group’s leader AbubakarShekau preaching to residents of the captured town. It was not possible to tell…

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