Category Archives: Breaking

Boko Haram Militants Kills Dozens & Kidnaps Over 100 People Near Chibok

Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed dozens and kidnapped about 100 people in Gumsere, a community near Chibok, Borno State, survivors of the attack have said. According to reports by Premium Times, at least 30 people were killed. The attack came more than eight months after BokoHaram abducted more than 200 schoolgirls in Chibok itself.…

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Boko Haram Leader Shekau Threatens To Attack The Emir Of Kano, Sanusi

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has threatened to attack the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, in retaliation for the Emir’s call on Kano residents and other Nigerians to arm and defend themselves against the terror organization. According to Premium Times, Mr.Shekauin a new video released over the weekend said his group does not consider…

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Buhari Picks Tinubu’s Ally Osinbajo As APC Presidential Running Mate

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Muhammadu Buhari has formally presented Yemi Osinbajo, a professor of law and former attorney general and commissioner for Justice in Lagos state, as his running mate. Making the presentation at the national secretariat of the APC in Abuja, Mr.Buhari said he sought advice from within and…

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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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