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Cult killings: Minister of interior visits Rivers, as FG seek partnership with rivers over violence

Following the renewed cult related killings in parts of Rivers State, Nigeria’s Minister of Interior, Lt General Abdulrahman Danbazzau Friday visited Rivers to seeks ways of collaborating with the state government to end the menace that has turned the to a hot bed of violent killings.   The State was greeted in the New Year by news of the massacre ...

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Nigerians will not support re-election of Buhari ―Arewa Youths

The Arewa Youth Forum, (AYF) has said Nigerians will not support the re-election of President Muhammad Buhari as his government has impoverished Nigerians. As they urged President Muhammad Buhari to have a rethink  for his re-election bid  in 2019. They also expressed concerned on the escalation of communal attacks, killings and kidnapping that his administration has failed to tackle two ...

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Buhari warns customs against frustrating businesses

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service and other port officials not to frustrate businesses with processes that could cause needless delays. The President gave the warning on Thursday shortly after inaugurating some government projects in Kaduna State, North West Nigeria. The projects include two additional locomotives and 10 additional passenger coaches for the Abuja-Kaduna rail ...

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Again, PDP faults Buhari’s achievement claims

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has again taken the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to task over the latter’s achievement claims in the last two and a half years.  In a series of tweets on his Twitter Handle on Thursday, National Publicity Secretary of the Party, Kola Ologbodiyan urged the ruling party to imbibe the practice of crediting the PDP for ...

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Buhari’s 2019 re-election campaign: PDP calls for Amaechi’s resignation

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday demanded the immediate resignation of the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi from the federal Executive Council.  The PDP, which premised its call on the appointment of Amaechi as the Director-General (DG) of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 re-election campaign, also accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of being insensitive to the plight of ...

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Okonjo-Iweala denounces ‘fake news’ audio recordings credited to her

Former Nigeria’s Minister of Finance Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has alerted the public to what she termed ‘fake news items and voice recordings circulating on the social media purportedly made by her. Okonjo-Iweala, who was also a coordinating Minister of Nigeria’s economy under former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, in a statement on Thursday urged the public to be wary of the ...

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Benue killings: Ortom escapes mob attack as residents protest

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State escaped mob attack on Wednesday as thousands of youths, in Makurdi, the state capital, protested the killings, on Monday, in Guma and Logo local government areas of the state. The protesters also defied the tear gas thrown at them by security operatives and also nearly mobbed the governor, who had to break off from ...

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These perennial killings must stop ―Dogara

•SEEKS OVERHAUL OF NIGERIA’S INTERNAL SECURITY ARCHITECTURE   The speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has expressed grave concern over the heinous and wanton killings of innocent people,  especially  women and Children in Logo and Guma local governments areas of Benue state.   The Speaker in a statement issued by his Special Adviser Turaki Hassan said that, ...

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