Boko Haram: Jonathan Declares State Of Emergency In Parts Of Nigeria

Following the activities of  Boko Haram sect mostly in the Northern part of Nigeria, President Goodluck Jonathan this evening declared a state of emergency in some parts of Borno, Yobe and Plateau States as well as in Suleja Local Government Area of Niger State. The President also ordered the immediate closure of Nigerian borders in […]

Religion Is Nigeria’s Opium And Woes!

By Michael John Anyaehie: Nigeria is endowed with unbelievable wealth, but resources without a system, structure and lasting institutions is dangerous. Religion, poverty, ignorance & illiteracy have destroyed our value system in Nigeria. Religion is clearly the opium of the oppressed and keeps Nigerians addictively high with illusions that things will get better as long […]

Nigerian Government inaugurates committee to facilitate aluminum production

The Nigerian Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr. Musa Mohammed Sada, has inaugurated a technical committee to facilitate the production of aluminum and aluminum products in the country. The committee is to liaise with United Company Rusal Aluminium Smelter Company at Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom State in southern Nigeria. The committee was inaugurated after […]

Nigeria’s Niger Delta amnesty beneficiaries arrived Poland

The second batch of 17 beneficiaries of the Niger Delta amnesty programme has arrived in Poland for a two-year training programme. The Polish ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Niesioywski Przemyslaw stated this in Abuja on Wednesday. The arrival of the students brings to 29 the number of beneficiaries on Poland’s sponsorship. Meanwhile, the first batch of […]

Standard and Poors Upgrades Nigeria’s Credit Rating – VOAnews

Credit rating agency Standard and Poors has revised Nigeria’s economic outlook from stable to positive. In a statement, the rating agency says the Nigerian government, under President Goodluck Jonathan, has undertaken several important reform initiatives and is tightening its fiscal and monetary stance. It says authorities have restructured and strengthened the banking sector, adding that […]

SAPELE BOMB BLAST: Egbesu Fraternity claims Responsibility

A Niger Delta militant group, the Egbesu Mightier Fraternity, has claimed responsibility for the explosion in an Arabic and Quaranic school in Sapele, Delta State, which injured seven people yesterday. The Ijaw militant group, which threatened more explosions, said in a statement that the incident was a reaction to continued Boko Haram killings in the […]

Four killed in machete attack in Nigeria’s Plateau state – Reuters

JOS, Nigeria (Reuters) – A family of four people was killed in a machete attack in Nigeria’s ethnically and religiously mixed Plateau state on Wednesday, the state government’s spokesman said. Plateau is a tinderbox of ethnic and religious rivalries over land and power between local people and migrants from other areas. These often take the […]

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