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APC governors console victims of bomb disaster

APC governors console victims of bomb disaster

The All Progressives Congress Governors Forum (APCGF), on Wednesday appealed to President Goodluck Jonathan to intensify effort to fish out the perpetrators of the Nyanya bomb blast. The Chairman of the Forum, Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo state, made the call when the he led his colleagues on a visit to victims of the Nyanya […]

Delegates Disagree Over Composition Of Committees

Amina Alhassan, Bode Gbadebo, JOE Dudun Some delegates at the National Conference yesterday disagreed with the composition of the 20 Standing Committees of the conference, saying the memberships of the committees were lopsided and do not reflect the spread of delegates at the conference while others said they were allotted to wrong committees. Despite the controversies, the […]

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Another Attack: 22 Gunmen Attacked Soro Town in Bauchi State

On Wednesday, gunmen snatched two Hilux vans belonging to the United Nations following an attack on Soro town in Ganjuwa Local Government Area of the state, the Bauchi State Police Command said. According to the Command’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), DSP Haruna Mohammed, the incident occurred on Tuesday at 5 p.m. Soro town is on […]

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Jonathan Remains Sensitive To Welfare Of Nigerians – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday maintained that President Goodluck Jonathan would continue to be sensitive to the welfare of Nigerians in spite the insurgency. This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja by Mr Olise Metuh, the PDP National Publicity Secretary, in reaction to a statement by the All Progressive Congress (APC). […]

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Nigerians Lambast Jonathan For Singing & Dancing While Nation Mourns Bomb Blast Victims

By Nicholas Ibekwe Nigerians have reacted with outrage over President Goodluck Jonathan’s visit to Kano to welcome former governor of the state, Ibrahim Shekarau, to the Peoples Democratic Party, a day after a car bomb killed dozens of Nigeria and injured several others in a suburb of Abuja. The government said 75 people died while […]

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Breaking: Another Delegate Dies At The National Conference

Security operative smashed the camera of a photo-journalist taking the photograph of the ailing delegate. A National Conference delegate, Abubakar Abdulmumuni, on Tuesday slumped and was rushed to an undisclosed hospital in Abuja for medical attention. Mr. Abdulmumuni slumped after the plenary session of the Conference a few minutes after 6 p.m. while emerging from […]

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Ethnic-Religious Clash:15 Killed As 24 Hour Curfew Imposed

Yesterday, 15 people were killed in Wukari area of Taraba State in an ethnic-religious clash. According to a security officer, the killings occurred in Nwunkyo-Kura, where eight people were killed, and Wukari town where seven died. The clashes led to the imposition of a 24-hour curfew following consultations between the state government and security agencies […]

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Police Arrest 14 MASSOB Members In Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command has arrested 14 people  suspected to be members of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB). A statement from the command said on Wednesday that the suspects were arrested at Amechi Idodo on the Enugu-Abakaliki Road by mobile policemen on stop-and-search duty. It said the […]

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NEMA, SEMA Begin Sensitisation In Flood Prone Communities, Towns

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has stepped up its effort to fight flooding in the South-East, following the Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMet), 2014 rainfall predictions. The South-East Coordinator of NEMA, Dr Bamidele Onimode, made this known at a workshop organised in collaboration with the Enugu State Emergency Management Agency (ESEMA) on Wednesday. Onimode said […]

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How Security Officials Rescued 80 Girls Kidnapped In Borno

On Monday, April 14, 2014, the Boko Haram sect abducted about 100 students of the Government Girls’ Secondary School in Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State, and reports reaching us said that some of the girls were rescued on Tuesday and Wednesday morning by a group of vigilante, local hunters and soldiers. The joint security […]

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