Monthly Archives: May 2016

365 Days in Office: Charly Boy Writes Buhari

As the President of the All Frustrated, Abandoned and Voiceless Youths, Mr. Charles Emeka Oputa, who is better known as Charly Boy, has written to President Muhammadu Buhari on his first year in office. The open letter reads: My Dear Presido,   You know how hard and for how long you have fought for this your job, now that you have ...

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Explosion Kills Soldier, Four Others Near Military Checkpoint

An explosion close to a military checkpoint in the volatile North East of Nigeria on Sunday left a soldier and four others dead, leaving many others injured. The Street Reporters gathered that at about 8.15 a.m. Sunday, a tricycle, known as “Keke NAPEP” unknowingly stepped on an Improvise Explosive Device (IED) planted by the side of Biu -Damboa road close ...

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Nigerians in Diaspora Want Investigation of Borno Political Stakeholders Over Alleged Sponsorship of Boko Haram

The Nigerians in Diaspora Monitoring Group (NDMG) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to order an investigation into the various roles being played by stakeholders in Borno State in the operation of Boko Haram insurgency. It pointed out that even as others celebrated this year’s Children’s Day, the abducted Chibok girls continue to be in Boko Haram’s slavery because several persons ...

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Nigerian Government’s Agreement With Niger Delta Militants

The Federal Government and ex-militants have resolved to end the ongoing pipeline vandalism in the Niger Delta region, an official has said. Paul Boroh, the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Niger-Delta Matters and Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme, said this at the end of a meeting he convened in Benin. Mr. Boro, a retired Brigadier General, told journalists ...

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Full Text of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Democracy Day Speech

My compatriots, It is one year today since our administration came into office. It has been a year of triumph, consolidation, pains and achievements. By age, instinct and experience, my preference is to look forward, to prepare for the challenges that lie ahead and rededicate the administration to the task of fixing Nigeria. But I believe we can also learn ...

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Buhari’s Unfulfilled Promise At Democracy Day

Nigerians’ expectation that President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday, during his Democracy Day speech, keep his promise of giving specific details of recovered loot as part of his anti-graft crusade were disappointed. The President had earlier this month in London promised to provide specific details of all recovered stolen public funds. He had said: “So far, what has come out, ...

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Nasarawa/Toto Bye-election: APC Candidate, Others React

Beyond the expectations of many, the supplementary Nasarawa/Toto Federal Constituency seat election in Nasarawa State ended in a peaceful note, even as there was poor turnout of voters during the polls. The political parties in bye-election contesting in the election were the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the major opposition party in the state, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ...

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It’s Empowerment Bazaar as Osanebi Storms Constituency

In few days from now, the Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly Rt. Hon. Friday Ossai Osanebi will be one year in office. Having secured the mandate of the Ndokwa East people to represent their interest in the Delta State Hosue of Assembly, the Deputy Speaker, was home over the weekend, where he stunned every body with his demonstration ...

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Murder: Court Remands Alleged Notorious Mushin Gang Leader

An Ebute-metta Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, today, ordered the remand of an alleged Mushin gang leader, Wasiu Akinwande, 35, a.k.a. Olori Eso’, at Ikoyi Prison.   The remand order of the court presided over by Magistrate M. O. Ope-Agbe (Miss), was sequel to an application brought before the court by men of State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (CIID), of ...

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Alleged N19.7 bn Fraud: Former JTF Commander, Akpolobokemi, 2 others’ Arraignment Adjourned Till June 3

The arraignment of Former Commander of Joint Task Force (JTF), Major General, Emmanuel Atewe and a former Director-General of Nigerian Maritime and Administration Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Patrick Ziadeke Akpolobokemi, over alleged N19. 7 billion fraud before a Lagos Federal High Court, has been adjourned till June 3. The Street Reporters Newspaper is your BREAKING NEWS platform. Do you have ...

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Alleged $8.4m Fraud: EFCC Re-arraigned Lagos Socialite, Fred Ajudua

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) today, re-arraigned Fred Ajudua over alleged $8.4million fraud before an Ikeja   High Court of Lagos.   Ajudua was re-arraigned over an allegation that he defrauded former Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant-General Ishaya Bamaiyi in 2004 while they were both held back at the Kirikiri Prisons.   The lawyer had pleaded not guilty ...

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