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PDP urges Nigerians to pray for the nation at Easter

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on Nigerians, irrespective of religious persuasions to use the occasions of Good Friday and Easter celebrations to pray for the nation. This is…

FRC probe programmed to nail me –Sanusi

By Tunde Opeseitan  / Snr Correspondent, Lagos Suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has denied allegation in the briefing note to President Goodluck Jonathan by…

Nyanya Bomb Blast: Senate FCT Committee visits victims

•Adeyemi donates N2m to families, dependants By Celestine Okafor Politics Editor, Abuja Chairman of the Senate Committee on the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Smart Adeyemi, on Thursday, visited survivors of…

I didn’t use soldiers to intimidate anyone, says Obanikoro

By Rotimi Akinwumi  /  Snr. Correspondent, Abuja Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, has described as untrue allegations that he used soldiers to stop the development work in Ilubirin,…

Minister raises task force on sexual abuse of children

By Blessing Adewole  /  Special Correspondent, Abuja Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Zainab Maina, has set up a national joint task force for the prevention of sexual abuse…

Plenary adjourns indefinitely, committees resume April 22

The National Conference on Thursday adjourned plenary indefinitely to allow the standing committees begin sitting on April 22 after the Easter celebration. The motion for the adjournment was moved by…

Police foil Okwu’s bid to take over APGA office

By Joe Nwankwo Assistant Editor, Abuja Attempts by Maxi Okwu to use thugs to take over the National Secretariat of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) was on Wednesday night…

Court abolishes park and pay in FCT

By Joe Nwankwo Assistant Editor, Abuja Reprieve came Thursday for the residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as an FCT Abuja High Court abolished the park and pay policy…

Controversy trails release of abducted school girls

Controversy trails release of abducted school girls

•Military lied, says principal  •She told us only eight were  missing –DHQ  •Confab delegate claims over 100 unaccounted for By Celestine Okafor (Abuja) and Temidayo Akinsuyi (Lagos) The claim by…

ACF, Balarabe want confab outcome subjected to referendum

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) suggested on Thursday that the outcome of the National Conference should be subjected to a referendum. The National Publicity Secretary of the forum, Alhaji Mohammed…

Abuja blast: Lagos beefs up security in parks, recreational centres

By Ekene Okoro  / Snr. Correspondent, Lagos In the wake of the Nyanya bomb blast in Abuja that claimed over 75 lives on Monday, the Lagos State Government has beefed up…

Easter celebration: Be security conscious, police advise Nigerians

By Aramide Oikelome and Ekene  Okoro (Lagos), Yaqoub Popoola (Ado-Ekiti) and Hassan Zaggi (Abuja) To ensure a hitch-free Easter celebration, Inspector General (IG) of Police, Abubakar Mohammed, has charged worshippers…

Resist pressures from politicians, CJN advises Bulkachuwa

By Joe Nwankwo Assistant Editor, Abuja Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Aloma Mukhtar, on Thursday charged the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, to shun all political…

We wïll resist any attempt to divide PDP, A’Ibom Chairman insists

By Idongesit Ashameri  / Special Correspondent,  Uyo The  Akwa Ibom State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has strongly warned those who parade themselves as PDP elders to desist forthwith or…

Irregularities mar APC congress in C’River

Bassey Inyang  /  Calabar The local government congresses of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State were in most of the eighteen local government areas of the state, marred…

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