Photo News: Gen. Muhammadu Buhari’s Family’s New Photoshoot

Former head of state and 2015 presidential aspirant, Muhammadu Buhari’s family look in their new photo shoot. You will recall that Buhari unveiled new photos of himself last week. And now, his family has released their own photos.    …

Boko Haram militants kill 15 near Chibok

  Boko Haram militants shot dead at least 15 people in Kautikari, a farming community near Chibok, in Borno State, Tuesday, security sources said. The attack came after some militants died in another community Biu, after their bomb exploded mistakenly.…

New Year/Maulud: Army restricts vehicular movement in Borno

From Mustapha Isah Kwaru, Maiduguri As the Federal Government declares January 1st and 2nd 2015 as public holidays to commemorate the New Year Celebration and Eid-el Maulud, the 7 Division of Nigerian Army has imposed a total ban on vehicular…

Israeli PM hails Jonathan for foiling Palestinian independence

From Edoama Hanson with agency report The Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday praised President Goodluck Jonathan after Nigeria pulled a last-minute surprise that helped thwart a resolution calling for an end to Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory by 2017.…

AirAsia: Recovered bodies rise to 7, bad weather impedes retrieval

By Ese Awhotu, with agency report   Efforts to locate victims and wreckage of AirAsia flight QZ8501 which crashed into the Java Sea in Indonesia on Sunday are being hampered by stormy weather and strong tides. Indonesian officials have confirmed…

Northern farmers to raise N5bn for Buhari

By Umar Puma, with agency report A group of yam farmers cutting across some northern states in the country have pledged to support the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Gen. Mohammadu Buhari’s campaign in the 2015 general elections with N5…

Cash crunch: FG may scrap Sure-P

Pays N166bn subsidy claims By Ochiaka Ugwu and Etuka Sunday The Chairman of Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P) Gen. Martin Luther Agwai (rtd) has said the fall in crude oil price may lead to the scrapping of the intervention…

We will accommodate all PDP aspirants – Sambo

From Femi Oyelola, Kaduna The Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Arc Mohammed Namadi Sambo, has said the Peoples democratic Party,PDP led government will consider all aspirants of the party for responsibility whether they emerge victorious of not.…

2015: Ngilari endorses Ribadu’s candidature

From Umar Dankano, Yola Governor Bala James Ngillari, of Adamawa state has endorsed the candidature of Malam Nuhu Ribadu pledging his government’s support to it. Gov  Nggilari  made the endorsement at the Government House, Yola yesterday,  saying that he will…

2015: No basis for objection over Buhari’s credentials – INEC

By Ahmed Abubakar The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday said the Commission’s hands are ‘tied’ over the controversy trailing the non-submission of certificates by the  All Progressive Congress (APC) Presidential hopeful, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), to the Commission. Recall…