Category Archives: Breaking

2015 Elections: Buhari Pledges Support For El-Rufai’s Gubernatorial Intentions

A former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, has endorsed the governorship aspiration of one-time Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Nasir El-Rufai, in Kaduna State on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC. Mr. Buhari, himself a presidential aspirant on the party’s ticket, disclosed in Kaduna on Monday, during Mr. El-Rufai’s formal declaration…

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Presidency Blames Boko Haram Insurgency On Atiku Abubakar

The Presidency Tuesday responded to remarks by former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on the security situation in the country, saying some of his past utterances contributed to the escalation of insurgent activities in the North. But in a swift response, some supporters of Mr. Abubakar, under the aegis of Turaki Vanguard, condemned the Presidency for…

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Boko Haram: Nigerian Troops Launch Fresh Attack On Insurgents In Maiduguri

Some residents of the uneasy north-eastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri said they were in panic mode after hearing sustained shooting that emanated from two military barracks there. Several sources told Sahara Reporters that there were prolonged bouts of shooting from Giwa and Maimalari barracks in Maiduguri. A military source confirmed the shooting, but denied that they…

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Obasanjo Blames Rot In Power Sector On Jonathan, Others

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has blamed the rot in the country’s power sector on the administrations that succeeded him, including the present under the leadership of President Goodluck Jonthan. Mr. Obasanjo, who spoke at the ‘First Green Legacy Moment with Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on Leadership and Human Security in Africa’ in Abeokuta., Ogun State, said…

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President Goodluck Jonathan To Honour 100 Top Nigerian Enterprises By December

The Federal Government has concluded plans to honour 100 top business endeavours in Nigeria in December. The initiative, a brainchild of President Goodluck Jonathan, is aimed at identifying and bestowing presidential honour on highly performing business concerns in order to encourage them to further contribute to the economy in more significant ways. To actualise this,…

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