Monthly Archives: August 2015

Any Change? Read Full Text Of General Ibrahim Babangida’s Coup Speech On August 27 , 1985

Fellow Nigerians, When in December 1983, the former military leadership, headed by Major-General Muhammadu Buhari, assumed the reins of government, its accession was heralded in the history of this country. With the nation at the mercy of political misdirection and on the brink of economic collapse, a new sense of hope was created in the minds of every Nigerian. Since ...

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How Man Stabbed Lover To Death, Fled Ogun Community

There has been tension in the Oke Afa, Magboro area of Ogun State after a woman, Edeth Favour, was stabbed to death by her lover during an altercation. The man, who residents could not identify by name, has reportedly fled the area. PUNCH Metro learnt that the incident, which occurred on Tuesday, had caused panic as policemen continually raided youths ...

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MIRACULOUS: How Nigeria Defeated Angola In First Afrobasket Title Win, Qualifying For Olympics

Nigeria’s D’Tigers on Sunday night defeated Angola 74-65 to claim their first ever AfroBasket Championship title and qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games men’s basketball event, TheStreetReporters.com reports. Nigeria had in the semi-final defeated Senegal Nigeria’s men’s basketball senior national team on Sunday made history in Rades, Tunisia in winning for the first time ever top spot at the ...

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Full Statement: Give Jonathan Administration Due Credit, Former Ministers Tell Buhari

We, the Ministers who served under the President Goodluck Jonathan administration, have watched with increasing alarm and concern the concerted effort by the Buhari administration and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to condemn, ridicule and undermine the efforts of that administration, in addition to impugning the integrity of its individual members. While we concede that every administration has ...

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Anti-Corruption: Jonathan Developed The Single Treasury Account (TSA), No Buhari, Ex-Ministers Reveal

Contrary to impression created in the media that The Single Treasury Account (TSA), was an initiative of the President Muhammadu Buhari, ministers who served under the last administration have revealed it was former President Jonathan’s brain child to curb corruption. The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo had recently ordered all ministries and departments of government to ...

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Boko Haram: 56 Villagers Killed In Borno

No fewer than 56 villagers were massacred in Nganzai town of Borno State in Nigeria’s troubled North Eastern region by Boko Haram members. The Governor of the State, Kashim Shettima, who confirmed the killing which occurred on Friday, condemned the attack. The killing was carried out by the insurgents, who had earlier attacked neighbouring Gudumbali and were repelled by the ...

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Stop Castigating Jonathan, We’re Not Afraid Of Probe, Ex-Ministers Tell Buhari

Former President Goodluck Jonathan’s ministers have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to stop unwarranted attacks on the former president. They have also asked Buhari to show respect to Jonathan in his actions and utterances as a former president of Nigeria, who paved the way for his emergence. While defending their performance in office, told Buhari that they did well and were ...

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FULL RESULT: How Audu Won Kogi APC Gov Primary

Former Kogi State governor, Abubakar Audu, has been declared the winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship ticket to fly the party’s flag in the contest for the Office of the state’s Governor in November. The result of the APC primarily election was announced by the Returning officer, Governor El-Rufai of Kaduna State. The aspirants scored as follows; Ocholi ...

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REVEALED: How DSS Arrested 14-Year-Old Boko Haram Spy At Abuja Int’l Airport

The Department of State Services (DSS) has narrated how its operatives at in Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in the federal capital territory, Abuja. The DSS said that on 24th August, 2015, the Service in liaison with Aviation Security of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, disrupted a spying network mounted by the Boko Haram terrorists. The DSS in a statement ...

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Boko Haram: Tragedy Averted As DSS Foils Terror Attack On Abuja Airport, Warns Nigerians

But for the vigilance of Nigeria’s intelligence agency there may have been a terror attack on the nation’s airport, even as security sources warned of a possible attack on the federal capital territory airport after what was referred to as a Boko Haram cell was uncovered. TheStreetReporters.com learnt, according to security sources, that on Friday that a boy, about 14 ...

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