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Surrender now, Jonathan tells terrorists

Surrender now, Jonathan tells terrorists

•Fashola calls for commitment to nation building •Amosun seeks devolution of powers to regions • No reason to shed blood – Akpabio By Chesa Chesa (Abuja), Temidayo Akinsuyi, Ekene Okoro,…

End PDP tyranny in 2015, Buhari urges Nigerians

End PDP tyranny in 2015, Buhari urges Nigerians

By Yaqoub Popoola –  Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti   Former military Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, has again begged the elite to play a key role in mobilising Nigerians to stop what…

Three Boko Haram members jailed 25 years each

By Tunde Opeseitan / Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   Three members of the insurgent sect, Boko Haram, are to spend the next 25 years in prison each having been found guilty on…

Delta pledges actualisation of human capital development

By Felix Igbekoyi  Correspondent, Asaba Delta State Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Kingsley Emu, has restated the resolve of the state government to the actualisation of its human capital development…

Posterity will applaud Jonathan’s giant strides – Okiro

The Chairman, Police Service Commission, Mr Mike Okiro, on Wednesday congratulated President Goodluck Jonathan, on the occasion of the country’s 54th anniversary. Okiro, in a congratulatory message, noted that the…

2015 elections: NCP wants participation of all parties

The National Conscience Party (NCP) on Wednesday called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to allow all political parties to contest the 2015 general elections. The NCP National Chairman,…

Borno Govt frees 22 prisoners

The Borno State Government said on Wednesday that it had granted pardon to 22 prison inmates in Maiduguri as part of the celebration of Nigeria’s 54th Independence. Gov. Kashim Shettima…

SEC to inaugurate 10-year capital market master plan in November

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said it had concluded plan to inaugurate  a 10-year capital market master plan aimed at ensuring the guided growth of the Nigerian capital market…

Nigeria is in trouble with PDP – Buhari

A former Head of State, Gen. Muhamadu Buhari (retd.), on Wednesday said Nigeria was in trouble with the way the Peoples Democratic Party had been ruling the country. Buhari, who…

Uduaghan pardon three criminals

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State on Wednesday granted pardon to three men awaiting execution as an exercise of his executive powers to mark Nigeria’s 54th Independence anniversary celebrations. The governor…

Mark warns politicians against unguarded comments

Senate President David Mark on Wednesday cautioned politicians to desist from making inflammatory or treasonable comments capable of jeopardising the smooth transition process ahead of 2015 general elections. Mark , according to…

DPR sanctions 20 oil marketers in Abuja for malpractices

The Department of Petroleum Resources said it had sanctioned 20 petroleum marketers in Abuja in the last one week for engaging in sharp practices. The DPR Head of Public Relations…

Jonathan is adopted to strengthen democracy – Presidency

The Presidency said on Wednesday that the consensus arrangement by the Peoples Democratic Party, which led to the adoption of President Goodluck Jonathan as the party’s sole candidate for the…

INEC gives details of 2015 general elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission in Osun State on Wednesday said it had displayed notice of the 2015 general elections in line with its timetable and schedule. A statement by…

Three Borno pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia -official.

Alhaji Adamu Timta, tSecretary of the Borno Amirul Hajj committee on Wednesday’ confirmed the death of three pilgrims from Borno performing this years Hajj in Saudi Arabia. Timta, stated this…

Real offered €150m for Neymar – Father

Neymar’s father and agent told a Spanish court investigating alleged tax fraud in his son’s signing by Barcelona that the player rejected a much higher offer from Real Madrid of…

‘m open to deep-lying role – Diaby

Abou Diaby says he is willing to become more defensive-minded and adapt to a deeper role in midfield. Arsène Wenger spoke of the 28-year-old having “all the attributes” to transform…

Political leaders say poor leadership is bane of development

Two prominent political leaders in Benue, Dr Joseph Orkaa and Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, on Wednesday blamed Nigeria’s woes on poor leadership. Speaking to the Journalists today in Makurdi during separate interviews, the…

INEC gives details of 2015 general elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Osun on Wednesday said it had displayed notice of the 2015 general elections in line with its timetable and schedule. A statement signed by…

I’m still scared of Roy Keane – Pique

Barcelona centre-back Gerard Pique admits he is still scared of Roy Keane following his time at Manchester United. Pique moved to Old Trafford in 2004 but didn’t make his Premier…

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