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  • Those Who Planned To Kill Buhari Are Sons Of Devil – Jonathan

    July 27, 2014 1:04 PM 7

    Those who planned to kill General Buhari and Dahiru Bauchi are sons of the devil who wanted to plunge the whole nation into chaos. Those were the words of President Goodluck Jonathan while receiving Vice President Namadi Sambo and other Muslim faithful who were in his residence to pay him the traditional Salah homage after the Ramadan fast. Muslim faithful

  • Stop The Blame Game-Political Class Told

    July 27, 2014 1:02 PM 6

    Reacting to Wednesday twin bomb attack on former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari and Sheik Dahiru Bauchi in Kaduna three days ago, the Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Prof Rufai Ahmed Alkali, bemoaned the trading of blames by politicians over the incident. Speaking during his inaugural facility visit to the secretariat

  • At least 12 killed in military, Islamist clash in northern Nigeria

    July 27, 2014 12:33 PM 7

    At least 12 people were killed when members of the Shi’ite sect and the military clashed on Saturday in Zaria in northern Nigeria, local media reports said on Sunday.Among the dead were Mahmud, Hameed and Ahmed, who were the sons of Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. According to Nigeria’s Leadership Weekend newspaper, the clash resulted from the refusal of Shi’ite

  • APC Demands International Inquiry Into Buhari Assassination Attempt

    July 27, 2014 12:10 PM 10

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called for an international inquiry into Wednesday’s assassination attempt on its leader, General Muhammadu Buhari (Rtd), to unravel the motive and the perpetrators of the dastardly act that could have plunged the country into a deep turmoil, had it succeeded. In a statement issued in Benin on Sunday by its National

  • Cameroon sends 14 Boko Haram members to prison

    July 27, 2014 11:41 AM 10

    YAOUNDE – A military court in Cameroon has handed down prison sentences of up to 20 years to 14 Boko Haram members, the country’s state broadcaster Crtv reported. The defendants, who were arrested in March after the discovery of a weapons cache, admitted to being part of the Nigerian extremist group at a “public hearing” in the northern town of Maroua

  • Attack on Buhari: How FG, PDP Are Responsible — Aregbesola’s Campaign DG

    July 27, 2014 9:44 AM 19

    The APC had said in its reaction to the alleged plot to assassinate Buhari that it had changed the narrative about the insurgent group and knocked the bottom off the sinister, irresponsible and partisan colouration given to the insurgency by the Federal Government. The Director General (DG) of Governor Rauf Aregbesola Re-election Campaign Committee

  • Sultan Commends Muslim, Catholic Cordial Relationship

    July 27, 2014 9:39 AM 22

    The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, on Saturday commended the cordial relationship existing between the Catholic community and people of the state. Abubakar made the commendation while receiving the Vatical Ambassador to Nigeria, Arch. Bishop Augustin Kasuja, in his palace in Sokoto. He said that this was made possible because of the exemplary

  • Need to see beyond Nigeria’s current woes

    July 27, 2014 9:10 AM 25

    Nigeria has been getting a lot of bad press lately, owing largely to the militant group Boko Haram’s abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls in April, part of a brutal campaign of kidnappings, bombings, and murder. But, while these developments certainly merit international concern, they should not be allowed to obscure Nigeria’s recent achievements — or spur the outside

  • Boko Haram: Ready for negotiations to free abducted girls, says Nigeria

    July 27, 2014 8:29 AM 19

    Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Joy Ogwu said the country is open to negotiations in order to secure the release of over 200 schoolgirls who were abducted in April. Ms. Ogwu on Saturday was speaking on the latest terrorist attacks in northern Kaduna and Kano, which killed several Nigerians and injured many others. It is now more than 100 days after

  • Sultan Of Sokoto Commends Muslim, Catholic Cordial Relationship

    July 27, 2014 8:19 AM 25

    Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, the Sultan of Sokoto on Saturday 26th July commended the cordial relationship existing between the Catholic community and people of the state. Abubakar made the commendation while receiving the Vatican Ambassador to Nigeria, Arch. Bishop Augustine Kasujja, in his palace in Sokoto. He said that this was made possible because of the exemplary