Boko Haram: Amnesty International lied on Rann attack as CSOs laud military over peace in north-east

  The Coalition on Conflict Resolution and Human Rights in Nigeria has described as false recent report in the media credited to Amnesty International that over 60 persons were killed in Rann area of Borno State by members of the Boko Haram insurgents. Amnesty International had in a statement claimed that at least 60 people were killed following the 28 January devastating Boko Haram attack on Rann, a border town in Borno state, northeast Nigeria. However, the human rights group said its investigative tour of the theatre didn’t only reveal…

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1,000 Interfaith Clerics to hold Grand Rally for Buhari’s Reelection

  The National Inter-faith and Religious Organizations for Peace (NIFROP) is set to hold a grand rally of 1,000 clerics and faithfuls for the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 general elections. This was contained in a statement issued by the group in Jos recently. It stated that since the completion of a forty days’ inter-faith fasting and prayers as part of preparations for the commencement of the 2019 general elections it was revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari is God’s choice to lead the country for the next…

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Osinbajo escapes second air crash in seven months

The helicopter conveying Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo crash-landed in the Kabba area of Kogi State on Saturday. The Vice President’s media aide, Laolu Akande, however, said no one was hurt A tweet by Akande read: “VP Osinbajo’s chopper crash lands in Kabba, but he and the entire crew safe. He is continuing with his engagements and plans for the day in Kogi State.” The incident is the second air mishap that Osinbajo would escape in seven months. On June 7, 2018, a chopper that was to convey Osinbajo from the Nigeria…

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Abubakar to chair Jonathan Foundation conference on peaceful elections

Ahead of the nation’s scheduled general elections beginning from February 16, the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation is bringing together stakeholders from all over Africa for a one-day conference to discuss ways of preventing election-related violence on the continent. The conference which theme is ‘Peaceful Elections and National Development’ will be chaired by a former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd.) He is also the chairman of the National Peace Committee. The Jonathan Foundation event is scheduled to take place in Abuja on February 7, 2019. In a statement issued in…

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ENUGU GUBERNATORIAL ELECTIONS 2019: THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE HAVE TAKEN THEIR STAND FORA NEW DIRECTION

The candidateship of Distinguished Senator for governor of Enugu stated presents the good people of Enugu state a very different proposition to what they have been served for the better part of the fourth republic. The politics of the state has been characterised by high incidences of godfatherism that held then state back for so long in spite of its enormous potentials. The state, which has become known as “the coal city state”, has been punching below it’s weight even as its assets go to waste due to myopic leadership.…

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Finance Minister Allays Fear Over FG’s Borrowing Plan

…says revenue growing successfully The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, has assured Nigerians that there is no cause for alarm over Federal Government’s borrowing as it still remains within the fiscal limits. She also explained that with the global trends in global economic growth indicated risks in spite of these the efforts made by the Buhari-led administration with the Economic Recovery Growth Plan, ERGP, the economic exited recession. She said: ‘We have been very strategic in the management of our debts, revenues, infrastructure, and human capital. These plans…

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Danjuma, Christian elders’ comment on Onnoghen betrayed Jesus Christ’s virtue of honesty- MBCG*

The Middle Belt Conscience Guard (MBCG) has chastised ex-Chief of Army Staff, General TY Danjuma and other Christian elders for their biased and un-Christian-like stand in the ongoing trial of embattled Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen. According to the group, these supposed Christian elders are not different from the biblical account of Peter, who betrayed Jesus Christ, using hate speeches and campaign of calumny to instigate other Christians. Read full statement below; Ladies and Gentlemen of the Media. The leadership of the Middle Belt Conscience Guard’s (MBCG) delightedly welcomes you to…

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2019 presidency: Arrest Secondus for beating war drum – DSS, police told

The National Democratic Front (NDF) has called on the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Nigeria Police Force to immediately arrest the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus. The group said Secondus must be arrested for threatening war should his party lose the February 16 Presidential Election. NDF said the threat by the PDP National Chairman implies that he expects that his party must be announced the winner of the election even when it loses. Bolaji Abdukadir, Secretary-General of the group in a statement…

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CJN: Nigerians Storm Streets of New York , Urge United States, United Nations to Back Buhari

Barely 24 hours after some concerned Nigerians trooped out en mass in the United Kingdom to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption fight, their counterparts in the United States of America have followed suit. These Nigerians, under the auspices of Restore Nigeria Coalition (RNC) were spotted in the streets of Washington, chanting ‘Sai Baba’ as they urged the Donald Trump-led government and the United Nations to support President Buhari in flushing out corruption. Cosmas Collins, President of RNS, speaking on behalf of the group, believes Nigeria has made tremendous progress in…

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MP TIMOTHY GOLU ORGANISES FREE MEDICAL OUTREACH FOR CONSTITUENTS, FEBRUARY 2-5

Member of Parliament, representing the good people of Pankshin/Kanke/Kanam (PKK) Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon Timothy Golu, has put all mechenaries in place for the conmmencement of a four-day free medical outreach for all constituents. The medical activities, which will include disgnosis, treatment and attention is the second phase of the exercise geared towards addressing the medical needs of the constituents. In a statement personally signed by the Hon Golu, he said, the exercise will hold simultaneously in three centres across the local government areas of the…

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