BOKO HARAM MOVES UNOPPOSED IN STRATEGIC BORNO TOWN

A raid on an army base in northeast Nigeria and massacres of civilians in nearby villages at the weekend have left Boko Haram free to move unopposed in a strategic…

$1BN LOAN: APC CALLS FOR NEW THINKING, NOT JUST MONEY, TO FIGHT BOKO HARAM

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said what is needed to effectively tackle the Boko Haram menace is new and imaginative thinking, instead of sticking to the same old way…

JONATHAN, PARENTS OF CHIBOK GIRLS MEET

President Goodluck Jonathan is meeting for the first time parents of the girls abducted by militant Islamists 100 days ago. He has been under intense pressure to meet the parents…

DON’T BLAME ME FOR YOUR PARTY’S SELF-INFLICTED WOES – JONATHAN TELLS BUHARI

The Presidency has fired back at General Muhammadu Buhari’s (rtd) statement claiming that government should not run over the opposition in its bid to retain power come next year, insisting…

TWO CONFIRMED KILLED IN AIR FORCE CHOPPER CRASH

The Defence Headquarters on Monday confirmed the death of two persons in the ill-fated training helicopter of the Nigerian Air Force. One of the pilots of the chopper was said…

NAF HELICOPTER CRASHES

A Nigerian Air Force Mi-35 helicopter on a training mission has crashed. The chopper crashed due to a technical fault at a location South of Bama, Borno State on Monday…

LUKMAN’S AN EXTRAORDINARY PUBLIC SERVANT, SAYS MARK

The President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, has described as a huge loss to Nigeria the death of former Petroleum Minister and erstwhile Secretary General of the Organization of…

BOKO HARAM: NIGERIA’S FREE-WHEELING MEDIA FEAR GOVT CRACKDOWN

Nigeria’s press is traditionally free to write almost anything about anyone – whether it’s true or not. But reporters fear a government sensitive to criticism is now cracking down, especially…

2015: Jonathan, Alaafin in Secret Talks *Tinubu’s ‘’Godson’’, Adewusi Dumps APC for UPN­­­­ over Oyo Governorship Ticket

By Olaolu Bilau Unknown to most people, President Goodluck Jonathan had a stop over in Lagos last weekend after attending a meeting of the Economic Community of West African States…

APC: CORRUPTION, LACK OF ACCOUNTABILITY BEHIND FG’S $1BN BOKO HARAM LOAN REQUEST

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the National Assembly to properly scrutinize the puzzling request by President Goodluck Jonathan for a $1billion loan to fight the insurgent group Boko…