Monthly Archives: March 2014

Fashola writes Ghana over killing of Nigerian student

Gov. Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State on Monday said he had e-mailed the Ghanaian Parliament, requesting it to investigate the recent killing of a Nigerian student in that country. The governor made the statement in Ikeja, while addressing some students … Continue reading

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Sanusi financing terrorism, FG, SSS tell court

The Federal Government and State Security Service have accused the suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mallam Lamido Sanusi, of financing terrorism. They made the allegation in their counter-affidavits before a Federal High Court opposing a suit instituted … Continue reading

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FG challenges suit against confab

The Federal Government has asked an Abuja Federal High Court to dismiss a suit which is challenging the constitutionality of the ongoing national conference. In the suit, a lawyer, Tunji Abayomi, asked the court to declare that President Goodluck Jonathan … Continue reading

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Sambisa: DHQ confirms two soldiers killed, six missing

The Director of Defence Information, Maj.-Gen. Chris Olukolade, has confirmed the death of two soldiers with six others missing in a clash between the Special Forces and the insurgents between Friday and Saturday. Olukolade said that most of the 20 … Continue reading

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Jonathan leaves Abuja for Brussels

President Goodluck Jonathan will on Tuesday travel to Brussels as the head of Nigeria’s delegation to the Fourth European Union-Africa Summit scheduled to open in the Belgian capital on Wednesday. The summit has ‘Investing in People, Prosperity and Peace’ as … Continue reading

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Confab a failure, waste of funds -Igbo group

Members of the Igbo Leaders of Thought have declared the ongoing national conference, as presently constituted, “a failure and waste of tax payers fund.” They said on Monday, in Enugu, that the 75 per cent majority controversy and other ground … Continue reading

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Helicopters supply arms, food to B’Haram -Borno, Yobe elders

Political elders from Borno and Yobe states have alleged that helicopters drop arms and ammunition, food and medicine to areas well known to be strongholds of the members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect in the North-East. They said it … Continue reading

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