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June 23, 2017 2:20 PM How Boko Haram plan to use Shiites' procession to attack Abuja

The Department of State Services has raised alarm over the plan by some members of Boko Haram terrorist group to attack Abuja, the capital city of Nigeria. The secret police said the group members have planned to launch the attack today, June 23, by infiltrating the ranks of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria popularly known as Shittes in Abuja and some of the cities 14

June 22, 2017 10:34 AM Nigeria: CBN Aligns With NCC, to Resist 'Hostile' Takeover of Etisalat

Just like the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the leadership of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has informed the 13 banks that extended a $1.2 billion facility to Etisalat Nigeria that it would resist the move by the lenders to take over the network operator without its express approval. This was the fallout of a meeting held between CBN officials 17

June 20, 2017 5:27 PM After six weeks detention, SSS releases Capital Oil boss, Ifeanyi Ubah

The State Security Service, SSS, has released Ifeanyi Ubah, Chairman of Capital Oil and Gas Limited, after keeping him in custody for almost six weeks. According to Channels Television, Mr. Ubah was released from detention on Monday night. The businessman was arrested by the SSS on May 5, over alleged diversion of petrol kept in his tank farm in Lagos 13

June 20, 2017 1:58 PM Quit notice: Igbo youths write UN, demand special protection, referendum

The Ohanaeze Youth Council, Worldwide, OYC, have written a petition to the United Nations, UN, demanding special protection for the Igbo people around the Northern part of Nigeria. The Youths also called for the commencement of steps towards a referendum in Igbo land to finally determine the fate of their people. This is coming in reaction to the letter 13

June 19, 2017 12:38 PM I’ll mobilise all forces in protest against military coup in Nigeria – Pastor Bakare

…We equally recall Pastor Bakare’s position on agitations and Nigeria’s non-negotiable stance. Pastor Tunde Bakare of the Latter Rain Assembly and Convener, Save Nigeria Group, SNG has said that he would personally lead a nationwide protest against any attempt by the military to oust the present democratic system of government in Nigeria. The pastor 16

June 18, 2017 11:01 PM Ukiwe, Horsfall, Akinrinade, others take on Arewa youths

LAGOS— Prominent leaders from the Southern part of the country, including retired generals, civil servants and activists from the South’s three geopolitical zones rallied yesterday, warning that the quit notice by Northern youths to the Igbo in Northern Nigeria would be taken as a declaration against all Southerners. The Southern leaders in a stern declaration 13

June 18, 2017 4:16 PM Alleged bypass: We ‘ll resist attempts to undermine Osinbajo – Yoruba youths

ABUJA-The Yoruba Youths Council, YYC, an umbrella body of all Yoruba youths worldwide, has vowed to resist any attempt to undermine the authority of the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo. This resolution of the youths followed reports that some government officials were bypassing the Acting President by taking files to recuperating President 18

June 18, 2017 4:45 AM Buhari orders govt officials, ministers, aides to work with Osinbajo

From his recuperation room in London, President Muhammadu Buhari, has reportedly been resisting attempts by some government officials, including ministers to undermine Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, The Nation can now reveal. He has refused to see such officials who sneak to the United Kingdom with files for his signature, it was gathered yesterday 17

June 17, 2017 10:50 AM What is the state of president Buhari’s Health

Most columnists, writers and public commentators have shied away from doing so but today yours truly will treat a matter and pose a question that is in the hearts and minds of many both within and outside Nigeria. The question is whether President Muhammadu Buhari (remember him?) is actually dead or still alive. And, assuming that he is still alive 12

June 16, 2017 2:26 PM Man Utd News: Bookies on Ronaldo return, Chelsea to bid for Morata claim, £100m De Gea

STARSPORT bring you all the latest news and transfer gossip from Manchester United. Manchester United are the favourites to land Cristiano Ronaldo should he call time on his Real Madrid career. Sky Sports, as well as reports in Portugal, have claimed today that the Real superstar wants to leave Spain this summer. SkyBet say a return to United is the 32-year-old’s 19