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February 21, 2018 8:49 AM North using cattle colony to Islamise Nigeria, Igbo wont accept it – Archbishop Chukwuma

Bishop of the Enugu Ecclesiastical Province of Anglican Communion, Archbishop Emmanuel Chukwuma, has said no South East governor will be allowed to give land to terrorists in any guise. He anchored his claim on the fact that herdsmen were worse than separatist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, adding that the move was aimed at Islamising 12

February 21, 2018 5:51 AM Bolaji Abdullahi reacts to El-rufai’s demolition of parallel APC secretariat

The National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bolaji Abdulahi, has expressed concern over the demolition of a building which was being used as the secretariat of a faction of the party in Kaduna state. With this coming amidst ongoing attempts to reconcile all aggrieved members of the party, Abdulahi believes “this kind of situation 14

February 21, 2018 5:48 AM Catholic Church doesn’t run on tithes – Cardinal Okogie fires back at Gov. Bello

Cardinal Anthony Okogie, retired Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, has declared that the Catholic church does not run on titles. The former President of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, made the remake while noting that Catholic church had never taught that God’s blessings depended on tithe paying. Reacting to the statement, Okogie stressed that no Catholic 14

February 20, 2018 8:44 PM Youths protest in Ebonyi over gruesome murder of ex-speaker`s brother

Youths of Nwofe Agbaja community, in Izzi local government area of Ebonyi state on Tuesday staged protest over the gruesome murder of the brother of ex- Ebonyi house of assembly speaker Augustine Nwankwoagu. However, the youths also accused the Speaker of the state Assembly, Francis Nwifuru and the Special Assistant to Ebonyi state Governor on Internally 16

February 20, 2018 8:17 PM Army denies alleged role in demolition of Kaduna APC secretariat

Contrary to insinuations that personnel of the Nigerian Army were involved in the demolition of New APC Secretariat in Kaduna in the early hours of Tuesday February 20, the Army has denied involvement of its officers. A statement titled: ‘RE: Army Demolish Property ln Kaduna’ signed by the Deputy Director Army Public Relations, 1 Division Nigerian Army, Colonel 20

February 20, 2018 5:23 PM Kaduna govt insane, desperate for demolishing APC secretariat – Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central has reacted to the demolition of the All Progressives Congress secretariat in Kaduna. The lawmaker condemned Kaduna government over its actions which he described as insane and cruel. The Kaduna state government through the Kaduna State Urban Planning and Development Agency had disclosed why it demolished 19

February 20, 2018 5:08 PM Police arrest kidnap suspect in Niger

​The Niger State Police Command said it has arrested a kidnap suspect, Sani Gaya and rescued a victim in Kaoje village of Shiroro Local Government Area of the state. The state’s commissioner of Police, Mr Dibal Yakadi, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Minna. Yakadi that the suspect, who hails from Megu village 16

February 20, 2018 4:07 PM Buhari In Yola For Anti-Corruption Summit, Projects Commissioning

President Muhammadu Buhari is in Yola, Adamawa State capital to declare open the anti-corruption summit in the state and to commission some other projects. The President was received on Tuesday morning by the State Governor, Bindo Jubrilla, Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State, among others. A crowd of supporters 17

February 20, 2018 3:32 PM El-rufai remains suspended despite demolition Hunkuyi’s house – Tom Maiyashi

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kaduna State, Tom Maiyashi, has said that the six months suspension of the Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-rufai from the party still stands despite the demolition of senator Hunkuyi’s house along Sambo road. Speaking to newsmen in Kaduna at the scene of the demolition, he described the action 17

February 20, 2018 3:27 PM Gov. Masari cautions against violent demonstrations in Katsina

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has advised residents of the state to desist from using violent demonstrations to show resentment to government’s decisions or policies. Masari gave the advice in Katsina on Tuesday when a group in the state, Gwagware Foundation endorsed him and President Muhammdu Buhari for second terms in office. The governor was reacting 17