Boko Haram pledges allegiance to ISIS Boko Haram has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (IS), according to an audio statement released on the group’s Twitter account. Though the sect hailed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of IS in one of its previous videos, this is the first time that it would be identifying with the group, which...... read more
Senate to pass 2015 budget in two weeks The Chairman,Senate Committee on Appropriation, Sen. Ahmed Maccido says the Senate might pass the 2015 budget in the next two weeks, insisting that the nation is not broke despite the fall in oil price.He explained that the red chamber of the National Assembly pegged the crude oil benchmark at $52 per...... read more
Radio Biafra delivers AM Transmitter Management of Radio Biafra has delivered its massive AM Transmitter to its permanent site in the eastern part of the country. The international media outfit, which is already transmitting live on FM all over the former Eastern Region and some parts of Mid-west, said it was ready to unleash its AM...... read more
New Abia Commissioner of Police holds press briefing In its determination to provide adequate security and safety of lives and property of Abians,the Nigeria Police Force Abia State command has maintained its strategies at ensuring a conducive environment.At a press briefing organised by the force at the Officers Mess in Umuahia,the Abia State capital,the new Commissioner of Police,Habila Joshak...... read more
Dr Okezie Ikpeazu makes a triumphant return to the class room * Delivers lecture at Abia State Polytechnic* Promises to review feesThe PDP governorship candidate for Abia State, Dr Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, returned to the classroom today to teach students of Abia State Polytechnic Aba. A former lecturer at Calabar Polytechnic and former Head of Biochemistry Department at Enugu State University of...... read more
US missionary Phyllis Sortor abducted in Nigeria A US woman working as a Christian missionary in Nigeria has been abducted by masked gunmen in what may be an effort to secure a ransom, police say.Phyllis Sortor was taken from the Hope Academy compound in the central state of Kogi, the Free Methodist Church USA said on its website.The...... read more
Interim government rumour subversive; President Jonathan President Goodluck Jonathan has noted that the insinuations that his administration was planning to institute an interim national government instead of maintaining the May 29th handover date is subversive.President Jonathan who spoke at the plenary assembly of the Catholic Bishops in Abuja assured all stakeholders in the political process that the general elections...... read more
Corp members will be mobilised in two batches this year-NYSC The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme was created in a bid to reconstruct, reconcile and rebuild the country after the Nigerian Civil war. The unfortunate antecedents in our national history gave impetus to the establishment of the National Youth Service Corps by decree No.24 of 22nd May 1973 which stated...... read more
Ikpeba denies making that "Buhari Comment" With the recent publications about the France 98 Super Eagles star, Victor Ikpeba declaring his support for former Nigerian head of state and 2015 presidential aspirant, Muhammadu Buhari, the 41 year-old Edo state born 1994 Nations Cup winner in his real Twitter handle has denied the publicity.  His tweet on the...... read more
Judiciary workers shut down courts nationwide Following refusal of the executive to comply with a Federal High Court,in Abuja, which ordered the executive to stay off funds meant for the judiciary, the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN,has shut down all courts nationwide.Mustapha Adamu, President of the Union,noted that the workers choose to go on strike,owing to...... read more
We will get to the promised land despite our challenges; President Jonathan President Jonathan has reassured Nigerians that despite our challenges as a nation at the moment,we will get to the promised land.President Jonathan,who stated this during the first Sunday of 2015, in an Anglican Church,at his hometown,Otuoke, Bayelsa State, emphasized that huge potentials abound in the country that would be harnessed.He maintained that his...... read more
Christians urged to always reflect Christ Christians across Nigeria have been urged to reflect Christ Christmas and beyound. This call was made by clergymen in Umuahia,the Abia State capital,in commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ.Christmas is a time Christians the world over look forward to. It is a time of celebration and rememberance of the birth of...... read more
President Jonathan preach credible 2015 polls at christmas President Goodluck Jonathan has urged the nations electoral umpire,the Independent National Electoral Commission,INEC, to ensure a credible, free and fair 2015 polls,while promising to give them all the necessary report needed to achieve this.This was contained in his christmas message to Nigerians as this year's christmas fell closer to the 2015...... read more
At least 20 killed at Gombe park bomb attack A bomb blast at a bus station in the northeast Nigerian city of Gombe has killed at least 20 people and wounded 18.A Red Cross report reveal that those injured have been taken to state teaching hospital.There was no immediate claim of responsibility of the attack, though the Islamist sect is...... read more
APC is not a political party – Nnadi Tony Nnadi is the Secretary of Lower Niger Congress (LNC), a group that is working to have Nigeria restructured. He holds the view that Nigeria has been run into a cul-de-sac by the insincerity of its leaders from certain sections of the country. In this interview withEmma Maduabuchi, he says holding elections...... read more
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