PDP State Chairmen Regrouped To Challenge Tukur

PDP -ChairmanFollowing the dissatisfaction of the current state of affairs in Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, pioneer state chairmen of the party are regrouping to challenge what they describe as the lack of cohesion and the dictatorial tendencies of the present leadership of the party under Alhaji Bamanga Tukur. Continue reading

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Wamakko Tell PDP, Remove Bamanga Tukur He Is Incompetent

Gov. Wamakko-pdp chairmanGovernor Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko returned to Sokoto from Netherlands on Wednesday with a call to remove Alhaji Bamanga Tukur as the national Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP for incompetence. Continue reading

Civilian JTF target Boko Haram Member in Northeast of Nigeria

 Youth fight Boko haramYoung men armed with machetes and sticks have entered the streets of Nigeria’s biggest city in thenortheast to target suspected Boko Haram members, even as soldiers continued an offensive against the radical fighters.

The vigilante group, known as “Civilian JTF,” a play off the acronym used to describe the joint military and police taskforce in the region, started taking up arms after President Goodluck Jonathan declared a state of emergency May 14 in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states — a territory of around 155,000 square kilometers (60,000 square miles) of the Sahel bordering Cameroon, Chad and Niger. Continue reading

Gay Lobby at work at the Vatican; Pope confirms

pope Francis1In private remarks to the leadership of a key Latin American church group,Pope Francis lamented that a “gay lobby” was at work at the Vatican.

It was an apparent reference to allegations in the Italian media that blackmail was taking place within the Vatican against high-ranking prelates who are gay. Continue reading

Alteration Of Students’ Grades, ESUT Sacks 5 Lecturers

ESUTThe Governing Council of Enugu State University of Science and Technology, ESUT, Wednesday, terminated the appointment of five staff of the university for alleged alteration of students’ grades.

The four lecturers and the staff who is a computer operator,  according to a statement by the Director, Public Relations of the institution,  Mr. Ossy Ugwuoti,  were from the department of Computer Engineering of the university. Continue reading

MKO Abiola, Saro-Wiwa; Democracy Heroes of – MOSOP

KEN-ABIOLAOGONIS have described late Chief Moshood Abiola and  late Ken Saro-Wiwa as heroes of  the country’s democracy.

In a statement, Wednesday, by the Kingdom Coordinators Forum of Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People, MOSOP, the body said that the ultimatum handed the military government of former military Head of State, late General Sani Abacha by the Commonwealth after the judicial murder of Ken Saro-Wiwa, contributed largely to the emergence of the country’s democracy. Continue reading

Spainish Tax Authorities Held Messi And Father For Tax Fraud

Lionel MessiBarcelona’s Argentina forward Lionel Messi and his father have been accused by Spanish tax authorities of defrauding the state of more than 4 million euros ($5.3 million).

The World Player of the Year and his father Jorge allegedly filed fraudulent tax returns for the years 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009, according to a spokesman for the prosecutor’s office for tax crimes in Catalonia, an allegation the Barcelona star denied. Continue reading