The Rivers State Police Command said on Saturday that it has commenced search for gunmen who killed six persons and burnt the house of a politician in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area. The Public Relations Officer of the command, Ahmed Muhammad, said this in Port Harcourt during an interview with the ... Read More »
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged Nigerians to come together, irrespective of the fault lines separating them, for a national rebirth, in the spirit of Easter, which is being celebrated in the country and around the world. The party, which is still basking in the euphoria of its recent ... Read More »
Leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force, NDPVF, Mujahid Asari-Dokubo, has come under fire from the Arewa Consultative Forum and the Yoruba Unity Forum, for threatening to return to the creeks with his people following the defeat of his kinsman, President Goodluck Jonathan, in last Saturday’s election. Asari-Dokubo, who ... Read More »
Senator-elect, Shehu Sani Urges Buhari to Develop 6 Months Emergency Plan to Tackle Corruption, Insurgency
Comrade Shehu Sani, Senator-elect for Kaduna North, on Friday advised the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari to unfold a six months emergency action plan to stem corruption and insurgency in the country. Sani, who is also a civil rights activist, gave the advice in a statement made available in Kaduna. He said ... Read More »
As Christians in the country join their counterparts all over the world to celebrate this year’s Easter, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has charged Nigerians to use the period to pray for peace and end to insurgency. In a statement Friday by its National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh, the ... Read More »
The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), has congratulated the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd), calling on him to prioritize the clean-up of Ogoniland as recommended by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). MOSOP, which also commended President Goodluck Jonathan for accepting the outcome of last Saturday’s ... Read More »
Former President Shehu Shagari, has acknowledged with respect, the maturity and love for Nigeria as demonstrated by President Goodluck Jonathan in the just concluded presidential and National Assembly elections. He also congratulated the president-elect, Gen Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) on his victory at polls. The elder statesman, who maintained that President ... Read More »
Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom, on Friday, urged Nigerians to emulate the statesmanlike nature of President Goodluck Jonathan for conceding defeat for peace to reign in Nigeria. Mr. Akpabio said this in his state-wide broadcast to mark 2015 Easter celebration in Uyo. He said the lesson of Easter was ... Read More »
The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Adamawa state, Nuhu Ribadu, has admonished Christian faithful to live by the good lessons of Easter and engage in prayers for Adamawa state and Nigeria. In a press statement by his media aide, Abdulaziz Abdulaziz, the governorship candidate congratulated the Christian ... Read More »
A pro-democracy group, the Igbo Conversational Group (ICG), has urged the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, to fulfill promises he made to the Igbo people during his campaign. The call is contained in a statement issued on Friday by the President of the group, Chief Ikedi Ohakim. The statement quoted Ohakim ... Read More »
Global leader in Computing & Printing products and technology, Hewlett-Packard would be rewarding all its customers with Easter treats from 20th March to 30th April 2015. Various Instant gifts would be given on every purchase of eligible HP Computing or Printing products from participating retailers. Further to that, customers who ... Read More »
Seven persons were last night murdered by gunmen who stormed the residence of Chief Christopher Adube in Obrikom community, Ogba, Egbema, Ndoni local government area in Rivers State. A community source told the Vanguard that the gunmen shot everybody they found in the residence, including Chief Adube. “They shot everybody ... Read More »
Presidential candidate of the United Democratic Party (UDP), who was part of the 13 beaten by Muhammadu Buhari in last Saturday’s election, Godson Okoye, has tasked the president-elect on improvement in the areas of education, security, power and agriculture in his administration. Okoye, who doubles as the National Chairman of ... Read More »
While a section of Nigerians continues to bicker over the outcome of last weekend’s presidential election, Presidential Goodluck Jonathan, Friday hosted the president-elect, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The unannounced meeting was held behind closed doors. Although Jonathan had called Buhari to congratulate him on ... Read More »
O Ijaw youths will tomorrow meet to take a definite stand on President Goodluck Jonathan’s election loss to Muhammadu Buhari. According to the spokesperson for the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC), Eric Omare, the group was not satisfied with the outcome of the polls and would seek a new direction for ... Read More »
Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi has appealed to everyone that was offended by his conduct during the presidential election in the state to forgive him. He claimed that his actions were in the interest of the state. In a pre-election broadcast, yesterday, in Port Harcourt, Amaechi also urged the people ... Read More »
A septuagenarian, Alhaji Yahaya Wunti, on Thursday, decried the killing of his 28-year-old son, Mohammed Bello, by a trigger-happy soldier, who shot him on the head, last Sunday, in Bauchi, wondering what pushed the security operative to shoot the deceased in the head. The late Bello, according to his 78-year-old ... Read More »
The 19 All Progressives Congress lawmakers in Ekiti State House of Assembly have warned of plans by Governor Ayodele Fayose to attack them ahead of the April 11 governorship and House of Assembly elections in the state. The lawmakers, who raised the alarm through the embattled Speaker, Dr. Adewale Omirin, said their ... Read More »
The Kano State Police Command has shed more light on how the State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Munka’ila Abdullahi, his wife and two children were killed in what has been termed a mystery fire incident on Friday morning. Abdullahi died along with his family members following an outbreak of fire at ... Read More »
The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Plateau State, Senator Gyang Pwajok, has urged the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, to allow Nigerians with temporary voter cards exercise their franchise using manual voter’s register during the forthcoming April 11 governorship elections. He made ... Read More »