Al Jazeera Out to destabilse Nigeria – Presidency.

The presidency reacted angrily to a foreign media report that President Goodluck Jonathan has blamed Friday’s bombing at the Mogadishu barracks on the Islamic Sect, Boko Haram saying he couldn’t have said so since security agencies have not pin pointed any group as investigations was still on going. It described the report as an outright […]

Cote d’Ivoire: ECOWAS Defence Chiefs for Military Action

After much diplomatic overtures to prevent the leadership impasse in Cote d’Ivoire from degenerating into a full blown military conflict, the ECOWAS Committee of Chiefs of Defence Staff have arrived at a plan to remove the incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo by force. The Director Defence Information, Nigerian Defence Headquarters, Col. Muhammed Yerima who disclosed this […]

Eleweomo: Police High Command orders arrest of Senator Folarin

Aftermath of Thursday’s murder of the former Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, Oyo State, Alhaji Lateef Salako (aka ‘Eleweomo’), during the state’s PDP local government congresses, the Police High Command yesterday in Abuja ordered the immediate arrest and detention of Senator Teslim Folarin, Senate Majority Leader, in connection with the assassination. […]

Excess Crude Account Shrinks to $3m

After an emergency meeting of the Federation Account Allocation Committee yesterday, the sum of $1billion was deducted from the Excess Crude Account and approved for distribution to the three tiers of government. Yesterday’s deduction has reduced the balance in the Excess Crude Account, created to provide succour in rainy days to only about $3 million. […]

Area “O” , Fake police ‘command’ where okada riders are detained

For many commercial motorcyclists, popularly known as okada riders, who operate in the Ogba area of Lagos, these are certainly not the best of times. The source of their woes are unknown policemen, who extort money from them daily by imposing sundry charges. The same people are alleged to have set up shop at a […]


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