Monthly Archives: February 2016

FG to repatriate 60, 000 Nigerian refugees in Cameroon

The Federal Government has concluded arrangements to repatriate 60,000 Nigerian refugees in the Minawao camp, Maruoa in far North region of Cameroon, displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East. The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, gave the assurance … Continue reading

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Elite setting masses against Buhari – Senate leader

Senate Leader, Ali Ndume on Monday,  alleged that the current public outcry against the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, was orchestrated by the elite who wanted to set the masses against the Daura born retired general. Ndume, who spoke with … Continue reading

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Court jails nine pipeline vandals over Arepo killings

Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday convicted nine out of the 20 persons charged with pipeline vandalism and killing of nine policemen in the Arepo area of Ogun State on May 24, 2014. The … Continue reading

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I will not stay beyond my stipulated time- Sheriff

The National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff, has said that he will not stay in office beyond the constitutionally provided time for his exit. But he was not specific of when he would leave. Sheriff spoke … Continue reading

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No plan to handover NIPOST to foreign managers – Minister

The Minister of Communications and Technology, Mr Adebayo Shittu said Monday that the Federal Government has no plan to hand over the operations of the Nigerian Poster Service, NIPOST, to foreigners. He dismissed as untrue insinuations that the government had … Continue reading

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IPMAN threatens to shut down operations in Enugu, Anambra

The Enugu Zone of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association (IPMAN) has threatened to shut down operations in Anambra and Enugu over alleged harassment by the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR). Its Chairman, Chief Ikechukwu Nwankwo, told the News Agency of … Continue reading

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Minister spells out punishment for Ese Oruru’s abductor

The Minister of Women Affairs, Hajia Aishat Al-Hassan has condemned the abduction and forced child marriage of a 13 year old girl, Ese Oruru. Ese was allegedly kidnapped by one Yunusa in Opolo, Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, in … Continue reading

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