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  • Senate may stop new INEC polling units

    September 18, 2014 11:00 PM 1

    THE Senate is set to stop the creation of 30,000 new polling units by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), sources in the National Assembly have said. This development is a fall-out of the meeting between Senate Committee on INEC and the commission, held on Thursday at the new Senate wing. The committee, headed by Senator Andy Uba, had told INEC chairman

  • Synagogue Church tragedy: Why you must stop mocking TB Joshua now —SCOAN members

    September 18, 2014 10:24 PM 1

    Some members of the Synagogue Church of all Nations have cautioned members of the public against taunting their spiritual leader, Prophet Temitope Joshua, over the collapse of a church guesthouse that claimed lives and wounded scores. Some members of the Synagogue Church of all Nations have cautioned members of the public against taunting their spiritual

  • Nigeria abuse: will torture go unpunished?

    September 18, 2014 9:31 PM 3

    Amnesty International accuses security forces of carrying out 'shocking' torture and abuse in a climate of impunity. A new report by Amnesty International has accused Nigeria's police and military of the routine torture of men, woman and children, as young as 12. Testimonies and evidence gathered over 10 years document beatings, shootings and sexual

  • Masterweb Reports

    September 18, 2014 9:20 PM 3

    BreakingNews 18/9/14 - Prophet T. B. Joshua: Synagogue Collapse And 'Strange Airplane'Allegedly Behind It [ Masterweb Reports: Ihechukwu Njoku reports ] - On Sunday 14th April 2014, Prophet T.B. Joshua played to his congregation and Emmanuel TV viewers worldwide shocking footage captured by security cameras of the horrific moment a guest-house collapsed

  • My endorsement by PDP governors an ‘atomic bomb’ – Jonathan

    September 18, 2014 9:07 PM 1

    President Goodluck Jonathan said Thursday he was “humbled and overwhelmed” by the decision of his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to endorse him as the sole candidate for the 2015 election. In what appeared his first official remarks indicating an interest in a fresh tenure, Mr. Jonathan said he will not disappoint the party that trusted him well to offer

  • Buhari says APC will stop corruption, secure Nigeria

    September 18, 2014 8:18 PM 2

    A former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, has vowed to stop corruption if his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, is elected. Buhari said the APC has a clear objective of securing and efficiently managing Nigeria. “We will stop corruption and make the ordinary people, the weak and the vulnerable our top priority”, he said. The former head of state

  • Police Describes Amnesty Report On Human Rights Abuse As False, Indecent

    September 18, 2014 8:17 PM 1

    The Nigeria Police on Thursday said that the Amnesty International’s report on alleged human rights abuses by the force was full of falsehood, “smacks of indecency and intemperate language’’. This is contained in a statement signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Acting Commissioner of Police Emmanuel Ojukwu, in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria

  • Atiku Criticizes Jonathan Endorsement By PDP

    September 18, 2014 7:40 PM 1

    Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, believes that the People’s Democratic Party should have subjected President Goodluck Jonathan to a contest for the party’s ticket for the 2015 presidential election. Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, believes that the People’s Democratic Party should have subjected President Goodluck Jonathan to a contest for the party’s

  • "Welcome to hell fire": Report claims torture by Nigerian police, military

    September 18, 2014 7:36 PM 1

    JOHANNESBURG -- Nigeria's police and military routinely torture women, men and children as young as 12 with beatings, shootings, rape, electric shocks and pliers used to pull out teeth and nails, Amnesty International charged Thursday. Most of those detained are denied access to the outside world and even to visits from family or lawyers, said the new report

  • Jonathan to confer National Award on Service Chiefs, APC Chairman, others September 29

    September 18, 2014 7:28 PM 7

    President Goodluck Jonathan, has approved the award of National Honours to some Nigerians and friends of the country. A statement signed by Dr. Adeyemo Tunde, Director of Special Duties, office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, said the Investiture holds by 9.00 a.m. on Monday, September 29th, 2014 at the International Conference