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Adamawa lawmakers impeach Governor Murtala Nyako

Governor Murtala Nyako

Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa state has been impeached. He was impeached after the state House of Assembly deliberated upon the report submitted by a seven-man investigative panel probing allegations of financial misconducts against him and his deputy. Minutes before Nyako was impeached, his deputy, Bala Ngilari, resigned his position as the number two man […]

#Ekitidecides: Fayemi’s campaign director arrested by soldiers

Bimbo Daramola: arrested

A member of the Nigerian House of Representatives, Bimbo Daramola who doubles as the director-general of the Fayemi Campaign Organisation was arrested Friday night by armed soldiers in his country home in Ire, Ekiti state. Also arrested was the commissioner for finance in the state, Dapo Kolawole. He was picked up by armed soldiers in […]

Spain’s king Juan Carlos quits for son

King Juan Carlos and his daughter  Cristina

MADRID(AFP) – Spain’s King Juan Carlos signs an act of abdication Wednesday to end his 39-year reign, as a flag-festooned Madrid spruces up its streets for the people to hail his 46-year-old son as their new king, Felipe VI. The 76-year-old Juan Carlos, who led Spain from dictatorship to democracy but was later hurt by […]

Breaking News: Confab gets four-week extension

Justice Idris Kutigi: Confab chairman

Justice Idris Kutigi, the Chairman of National Conference announced on Thursday morning that the Federal Government has agreed to extend the lifespan of the ongoing national conference by four weeks. Justice Kutigi informed the delegates that the leadership of the Conference met with the Secretary to the Federal Government of the Federation, Senator Pius Anyim […]

Breaking News: Over 70 people killed in bomb explosion in Kano

Maduabuchi Nmeribe/Kano A car bomb explosion in Nigeria’s second largest city of Kano, northern Nigeria, has killed over 50 people, according to reports reaching P.M.NEWS. The bomb exploded at about 10 pm. in Sabon Gari area of the city, where Nigerians from other states normally live, separate from the indigenes of Kano. Early reports said […]

Emergency Rule: Jonathan Seeks Extension In Borno, Others

President Goodluck Jonathan: Nigeria will overcome adversaries

By Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja President Goodluck Jonathan has written to the National Assembly to seek the extension of the state of emergency in three Northeastern states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe. The President said in a letter sent to the Senate and read by Senate President David Mark to Senators on Tuesday morning that there is […]

US sending only a handful of soldiers to Nigeria

Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram leader

Despite the pledge by President Barack Obama to help Nigeria rescue the over 200 abducted schoolchildren, the United States has no plan to launch a full military operation against Boko Haram militants in Nigeria, the Pentagon said Wednesday. According to an AP report, only a handful of U.S. troops will arrive in Nigeria in the […]

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