Somalia’s al Shabaab threatens to attack Kenya – Reuters

Somali’s hardline rebel group al Shabaab threatened on Sunday to attack neighbouring Kenya for training Somali government forces and allowing Ethiopian troops to operate from its towns. The group, which is aligned to al Qaeda, has said before that it would attack Kenya but so far has never done so. Last year, the insurgent group […]

Kaduna Speaker in certificate scandal

When Honourable Ahmed Hassan Jumare was elected Speaker of the Kaduna State House of Assembly about two years ago, owing to the resignation of the former Speaker on health grounds, most of his colleagues kicked against it. Reason: Everyone, including his colleagues, knew he could not communicate in English language, because of low educational qualification, […]

Kalu Joins Abia North Senatorial Race

Former Abia State Governor, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, at the weekend, formally declared for the Abia North senatorial seat. He disclosed this at his country home in Igbere in Bende Local Government Area of Abia State at a meeting of all the local government and ward executives of the Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA) and the […]

Quote of the Day.

“If you are involved in any shady deal; if you are found anywhere elections are rigged; and partake in any form of manipulation, it means you have not learnt anything from your experience. Real power belongs to God. It does not belong to PDP. It does not belong to any president” Ven. Tayo Aduloju Preaching […]

Pomp and Pegeantry as Bode George Regains Freedom

By  Godwin Oritse, Abdulwahab Abdulah, Ishola Balogun, Dapo Akinrefon & Ifeanyi Okolie, Vanguard. GREAT celebration heralded the release of former South West Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman, Chief Olabode George from the Maximum Prison in Kirikiri in Lagos Saturday, as hundreds of party supporters and well wishers gave him a warm reception. Bode George who […]

Bianca: An appointment laced with controversy

By EMMANUEL OBE The recent appointment of a former beauty queen, Bianca Odumegwu-Ojukwu, as an aide of President Goodluck Jonathan, has attracted diverse opinions. But EMMANUEL OBE writes that it might be the fillip Bianca needs to launch herself into the nation’s political firmament These might not be the best of times for Bianca Odumegwu-Ojukwu, […]

Fake drug dealers can’t stop me – Akunyili

BY VINCENT UJUMADU FORMER minister of information and communications, Prof Dora Akunyili who is the senatorial candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, for Anambra Central has described as an empty threat alleged decision of drug dealers in Onitsha to stop her senatorial ambition, saying they should be prepared to die when she is elected […]


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