Nigeria

Drinking From Obasanjo’s Cup Of Wisdom, A Great Thing – Tinubu

National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo as a teacher of dignity and boldness. Tinubu revealed that during the period when he, as governor of Lagos State, and the former president had political differences, Obasanjo constantly kept him on his toes. Tinubu, who also described Obasanjo as a ...

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Jonathan Leads Physical Training Exercise In Abuja Saturday

President Goodluck Jonathan will on Saturday, March 7, lead government officials, including sportsmen and women on an out-door physical training exercise in Abuja. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, who stated this in a statement he issued on Friday in Abuja, noted that...

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Warri, Kaduna, P/Harcourt Refineries To Produce 400,000bpd After TAM In 2016 – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, said on Thursday that by the time the ongoing rehabilitation of the three refineries in the country are completed by the first quarter of 2016, Nigeria would be producing about 400,000 of refined petroleum products every day. The Coordinator, Corporate Planning and Strategy, of the NNPC, Dr. Tim Okon, who stated this while defending the budget of the agency before the Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Downstream), however, said the corporation could not afford the bills for the turnaround maintenance...

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Late Gusau Emir Ruled With The Fear Of God, Says Tambuwal

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has commiserated with the government and people of Zamfara state on the death of the Emir of Gusau, Alhaji Mohammed Kabir Dan Baba. The Emir was aged 91. Tambuwal described the late Dan Baba as a traditional ruler of note who ruled with the fear of God. According to a statement by his media adviser, Mallam Imam Imam, the Speaker said the death of the Emir at this period in the history of the nation was a great loss.

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Military Has Destroyed Boko Haram’s Command And Control Structure – Amosu

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu, on Thursday said that ongoing military operations in the Northeastern region had totally destabilized and destroyed the Boko Haram strong holds by damaging its command and control in the area. Amosu made this known when he appeared before the Senate Committee on Defence (Airforce) for the 2015 budget defence. The Air Force Chief commended the collaborative efforts of the neighbouring countries of Chad, Cameroun, Benin Republic and Niger in ...

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Kogi PDP Begins Door-to-door Campaigns For Jonathan

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi, on Friday commenced door-to-door campaign in the 21 local government areas of the state for the re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan. To ensure the success of the exercise, the party had constituted contact and mobilisation committees to coordinate the campaigns in all the council areas. Mr Hassan Salawu, the state Chairman of the party, who made the announcement on Friday in Lokoja, urged PDP members to work for the success of the president and other candidates of the party. He...

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Boko Haram Kills 74 Men, 20 Children For Refusing To Join Sect

Terror group, Boko Haram, yesterday, slaughtered 74 men and 20 children at Njaba Village in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State for refusing to join the insurgents, reports have said. Although there was no official confirmation from either the police or military authorities, residents of both Damboa and Chibok confirmed the incident. A security source told Vanguard anonymously that the security forces received the news of the attack and killing of 74 men and 20 children, but added that there was no official report on the ...

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Chibok Girls Are Still Alive; We Will Get Them Back – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, assured parents of the abducted Chibok girls and all Nigerians that the girls were still alive and that the government was doing everything possible to rescue them. “We promised that we must get the girls. The good story is that they have not killed them because the terrorists, when they kill, they display. They use it ...

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Police Lack Weapons To Secure Seaports

The Commissioner of Police, Eastern ...

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PDP Set To Rig Election – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the decision of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to oppose the use of Card Reader in this month’s rescheduled elections as a vindication of its claim that the ruling party ...

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