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Radio Biafra not endorsed by South-East governors – Okorocha

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State

The South-East governors say Radio Biafra does not have the endorsement of South-East governors. The governors rose from a day forum held at Imo Government House, Owerri, on Sunday with a decision not to recognise the radio station. Governor Rochas Okorocha, at the end of the forum, said “the radio does not have the endorsement […]

Buhari condemns attack on RCCG, says he’ll defend right to worship

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned an attack on the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Potiskum, Yobe state on Sunday. In a statement issued by Femi Adesina, special adviser on media and publicity, Buhari vowed to defend the right of all Nigerians to worship. “President Muhammadu has received with sadness, news of the dastardly […]

We have nothing to do with Ekweremadu’s invitation by police – APC

Lai Mohammed, National Publicity Secretary, APC

The All Progressives Congress has said it has nothing to do with the reported police’s invitation of the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, over which the Peoples Democratic Party addressed a press conference on Sunday. The APC described the statement from the press conference as “outlandish: and “containing all sorts of imaginary claims”. […]

APC plotting to use police to force Ekweremadu out- PDP

Ike Ekweremadu, Deputy Senate President

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja Nigeria’s biggest opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP raised alarm on Sunday that the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC have perfected plans to force Senator Ike Ekweremadu, Deputy Senate President out of office. At a press conference held in Abuja, Olisah Metuh spokesman for PDP said the plot was part of threats […]

UN to Nigeria: Get ready for post-Boko Haram

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) on Sunday in Abuja, advised Nigeria to prepare for the post-insurgency rebuilding of the North East, destroyed by the Boko Haram insurgents. UN Conflict Prevention and Peace Building Analyst, Mr Matthew Alao, told NAN that Nigeria was in the last phase of insurgency in the North East. “We are getting […]

Presidency disown Zahra Buhari’s Twitter comments

Zahra Buhari: Presidency claims her Twitter account was hacked

The attention of the Presidency has been drawn to unauthorized and unexpected Tweets by an account falsely linked to Zahra Buhari, one of the daughters of President Muhammadu Buhari. Following enquiries by a few foreign missions on the raging online controversy about unsavory comments against some foreign leaders purportedly made by her, we wish to […]

Jonathan, Okonjo-Iweala mismanaged ECA funds – FRC boss

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former Finance Minister

Raymond Omachi, the acting chairman of Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) has stated that the past administration led by Goodluck Jonathan and its Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala mismanaged funds in the Excess Crude Account (ECA). Although Omachi did not mention names, he frowned at the practice of the federal government to pay subsidy from the ECA […]

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