Category Archives: Breaking

Iranian President Calls Buhari Over Army-Shiite Clash

Yesterday 15th December, President of Iran, Hassan Rouhani reportedly placed a phone call to President Muhammadu Buhari, to discuss the Nigerian army’s clash with the Shiites Muslim sect, in Zaria, Kaduna which happened on Saturday through Sunday. Click here if you missed. During the phone call, Rouhani reportedly urged Buhari to ensure that “minor disputes…

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Sources Reveal How CBN Operated Accounts For Dasuki’s ONSA, Other Government Agencies

In the wake of startling revelations currently unravelling from the on going probe of the alleged misappropriation of funds meant for the procurement of arms to boost the military’s offensive against Boko Haram insurgents, for which a former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki and few others have been indicted, including the Central Bank of Nigeria…

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President Buhari Denies Receiving $300, 000 From Dasuki

President Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has debunked reports making the rounds that he received the sum of $300, 000 and four SUVs as compensation from the office of the National Security Adviser (NSA) under the administration of former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan. The President in a press statement yesterday, disclosed that he received only two…

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APC Chieftain Calls For Ex-NIMASA Boss’ Release

Patrick Akpobolokemi A chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), in Delta State, Pastor Power Aginighan, has condemned the manner the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), forcefully re-arrested the immediate past Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Patrick Ziakede Akpobolokemi, at the premises of the Federal High Court in Lagos. Aginighan,…

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Iran Calls For Protection Of Shia Population In Nigeria, Protests Against Military Crackdown

 Javad Zarif   Iranian Foreign Minister, Javad Zarif has called on Nigeria to take “prompt and serious” action to protect Shia Muslims after dozens of them were killed in a military crackdown on Sunday, in Zaria, Kaduna state. The minister, in a phone call to Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, described the clash as a worrying…

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FG Warns Of Impending Increase In Electricity Tarrif

Minister of Power, Babatunde Fashola      Minister of Power, Works and Housing Mr.Babatunde Fashola, has said Nigerians should expect an increase in electricity tariff in the nearest future. He also noted the Ministry of Petroleum’s interest in building certain critical pipelines to transport gas to the power plants that will add another 2,000 mega…

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Ex-militants Threaten War Over Alleged 2016 Amnesty Budget Slash

Niger Delta ex-militants, under the aegis of Presidential Amnesty Phase II, have threatened war following the Federal Government’s alleged plan to slash the 2016 budget for the Presidential Amnesty Office. Making the declaration yesterday, 14th December, the ex-militants argued that the proposed N20bn for the initiative was unacceptable to them, as it could not cater…

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Emir Sanusi Denies Donating N40bn To Dasuki While He Was CBN Governor

Former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and now Emir of Kano, Muhammad Lamido Sanusi has denied reports that he paid over N40 billion to embattled former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki during his tenure as governor of the apex bank. The Emir denied making the payments, which were allegedly “donated” to assist the…

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