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Teachers in public primary and secondary schools in Abia State

Abia State Public School Teachers On Strike Over Unpaid Salaries

Teachers in public primary and secondary schools in Abia State have embarked on strike to protest alleged government’s failure to pay their salaries. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that schools in the state were supposed to reopen on January [...]

January 16, 2017 Government and politics
US Army Chuks Okebata Assassinated in Nigeria

US Army Chuks Okebata Assassinated in Nigeria [PHOTOS]

US Army Veteran Chuks Okebata was shot dead in an alleged case of ‘broad day light assassination’ in Nigeria. According to information received by LIB from Chuk’s cousin, Chima Ndiukwu some gunmen abducted him and shot him dead on the [...]

January 16, 2017 Military
200 INEC Officials Face Panel On Alleged N23b Bribe

200 INEC Officials Face Panel On Alleged N23b Bribe

No fewer than 200 Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials have been queried for allegedly collecting bribe during the 2015 elections. About N23.29billion was allegedly paid out to INEC officials in a desperate bid to change the results of the [...]

January 16, 2017 Government and politics

Nzeogu And Orkar Coups Attempts To Stop Internal Colonialism. – Fani-Kayode.

One of Nigerian prolific social critic and politician, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has gone down memory lane to describe the 1966 Coup lead by Major Kaduna Nzeogu and the 1991 Orkar Coup as deliberate attempts by the young military officers to [...]

January 15, 2017 Early History of Nigeria, General, Government and politics, Military era, Nigerian-Biafran War
Emir Of Kano

Adorable Photo Of Emir Of Kano And His Grandson

Emir Of Kano ♥♥         Soooo cute. SHARE [...]

January 14, 2017 Government and politics
Ekiti Government

Fayose Orders Ekiti Federal Agencies To Pay Rent Or Leave

The Ekiti Government yesterday gave a seven-day ultimatum to defaulting Federal Government agencies occupying its property to vacate. The government insisted that the agencies must comply with its directive by either buying the property they are currently occupying or pay [...]

January 14, 2017 Government and politics
General Abubakar Abdulsalami

Southern Kaduna Killings: Abdulsalami, Sultan, Kukah Storm City In Search Of Peace

Former military head of state, General Abubakar Abdulsalami (rtd); the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji  Muhammadu  Sa’ad Abubakar III; the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Dr.Matthew Hassan Kukah; and other members of the National Peace Committee  yesterday launched a fresh initiative  [...]

January 14, 2017 Government and politics
Mr. Jim Obazee

RCCG Leadership Saga: Sacked FRC Boss Obazee In Fresh Trouble

The last may not have been heard about the sack of Mr. Jim Obazee as Executive Secretary of Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN). Few days after he was removed as the scribe of the body, the Federal Government is [...]

January 14, 2017 Government and politics
Southwest All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders

Southwest Leaders Demand More Action From Fed Govt

Southwest All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders held yesterday a “crucial” meeting in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. They resolved to: nite and press for more dividends of democracy for the region; and defend the legacies of the zone as the [...]

January 13, 2017 Government and politics
Wole Soyinka

Soyinka Blames Buhari, El-Rufai Over Southern Kaduna Killings

Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka yesterday condemned President Muhammadu’s and Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s handling of the Southern Kaduna crisis. The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) alleged that no fewer than 808 people have been killed. Prof. Soyinka criticised the [...]

January 13, 2017 Government and politics
Buhari Severs Diplomatic Relations With Taiwan

Ambassadorial Nominees: Buhari Sends Revised List To Senate For Approval

President Muhammadu Buhari, has sent a revised list of 46 non-career ambassadorial nominees to the Senate for approval. This was contained in a letter read by the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki to lawmakers during plenary on Thursday. Keep [...]

January 12, 2017 Government and politics
Nigeria

Nigeria: Why We Must #OccupyCBN | STATEMENT

It is no news that Nigeria currently faces the worst currency crises in its history. Since the inception of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, a number of conflicting and unclear monetary policies have been implemented that have greatly eroded [...]

January 12, 2017 Government and politics
Enoch Adeboye

Reno Omokri: Adeboye Was Forced To Resign Because He Praised Fayose Over His Anti-Fulani Policy

Former Special Assistant to ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan on New Media, Reno Omokri has said the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Enoch Adeboye was forced to resign by the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria, FRCN, because he [...]

January 11, 2017 Government and politics
Ali Ndume

Why I Was Removed As Senate Leader, Ndume Opens Up

Borno Senator, Ali Ndume, who was removed as Senate Majority Leader on Tuesday, has revealed why he was ousted. The president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, announced Mr. Ndume’s removal shortly before the upper legislative chamber adjourned on Tuesday. Mr. [...]

January 11, 2017 Government and politics
Nasr El-Rufai

Nasr El-Rufai: Compensation Of Foreign Fulani Killers And The Looming Danger [MUST READ]

In the first week of December 2016 ,Nigeria media space was decorated with headlines of the news that Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai of Kaduna State admitted identifying, linking, and compensating killers of Southern Kaduna people in neighbouring countries of Niger, [...]

January 11, 2017 Government and politics
Goodluck Jonathan

Goodluck Jonathan: Malabu Oil Deal Wasn’t Done Under My Administration

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has denied reports that he received a bribe to facilitate the controversial $ 1.3 billion Malabu oil deal saying that the deal was done long before he became president. The Nigerian media began on Monday to [...]

January 11, 2017 Government and politics
Reuben Abati

Reuben Abati: Before Abuja Airport is Shut Down [MUST READ]

Reuben Abati: A few years ago, the Federal Government of Nigeria shut down the Port Harcourt International Airport to carry out what they called repairs or was it renovation? It was supposed to be an exercise for a few weeks, [...]

January 11, 2017 Government and politics
Ali Ndume

Ali Ndume: ‘Ignore Laughable Report Of My Removal As Senate Majority Leader’

UPDATE: Senator Ali Ndume who was removed on Tuesday, January 10, 2016 as the senate majority leader is not going down without a fight. Despite the fact that the APC caucus in the upper chamber has rejected him and chosen [...]

January 11, 2017 Government and politics
Cheta Nwanze

Cheta Nwanze: Hidden Implications Of Southern Kaduna Massacre [MUST READ]

Let’s talk about Southern Kaduna just a little… From all indications, people of different faiths and ethnicities, have lived side by side in the region, peacefully, for generations. So what has gone wrong? First, as indicated by Nasir El-Rufai, the governor [...]

January 11, 2017 Government and politics

Adeboye’s ‘Resignation’ – FG Suspends FRC Law

The Federal Government has suspended the controversial law which led ‎Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye to step down as the National General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG). The Corporate Governance Code, which was enacted by the Financial [...]

January 10, 2017 Government and politics
Yahya Jammeh’s

Gambia’s Jammeh Following Footsteps Of Buhari, Mahama’s – Falana

The Gambia’s president, Yahya Jammeh’s decision to ignore a call to hand over power peacefully by the Economic Community of West African Communities was following in the footsteps of other presidents within the region, human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has [...]

January 10, 2017 Government and politics
David Umahi

PDP Gov Assures Buhari Of State’s Vote Next Election

The governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, says Ebonyi people will vote overwhelmingly for President Muhamadu Buhari if he contests any election in the future. The governor, elected on the platform of the People Democratic Party (PDP), poured encomiums on [...]

January 10, 2017 Government and politics
Pastor Bakare Tells Buhari

Pastor Bakare Tells Buhari: Nigerians Are Suffering, Reshuffle Your Cabinet Now

Nineteen months into his administration, President Muhammadu Buhari’s ‘change’ slogan has become a sad reality for Nigerians, a preacher has said. Tunde Bakare, founder of Latter Rain Assembly and former ally of the president, said on Sunday during his annual [...]

January 9, 2017 Government and politics
Bola-Tinubu

Kogi Ministerial Slot: APC Denies Attacking Tinubu

The Kogi State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has disassociated itself from a report credited to the state wing of the party which attacked the erstwhile national leader of the ruling party, Bola Tinubu, on the ministerial choice for [...]

January 8, 2017 Government and politics

Fayose’s Planned Removal Will Consume Buhari’s Govt – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State on Thursday, January 5, 2016 said the alleged moves to remove Governor Ayodele Fayose would lead to the total collapse of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, if the plans were carried out. [...]

January 8, 2017 Government and politics
African migrant

19 Year Old Boy Concealed In A Box To Europe

A young woman has been caught trying to smuggle a teenage African migrant hidden in her suitcase into Spanish territory. Authorities stopped the 22-year-old woman last week at a border crossing into Ceuta, one of two Spanish enclaves in North [...]

January 7, 2017 Government and politics
Security Operatives Raid House Of Jonathan’s Brother

Security Operatives Raid House Of Jonathan’s Brother

Security operatives, Wednesday evening, laid siege to an Abuja house belonging to a brother-in-law to Nigeria’s former president Goodluck Jonathan, sources close to the former leader. The house is located in Maitama, one of the enclaves of Nigeria’s rich in [...]

January 5, 2017 Government and politics
His rumoured death is coming few days after he referred to the country’s constitution that a court action taken by supposed outgoing President Yahya Jammeh cannot prevent the winner of the poll from assuming office as mandated by the constitution. “It should be crystal clear that filing an election petition is the private matter of a loser in an election. It does not prevent mandatory constitutional processes from taking place. “ECOWAS, the African Union and the United Nations could only intervene if the two presidents fail to do, with impeccable thoroughness, what the constitution of the republic demands,” Barrow, who vowed to take office on January 19 despite the refusal of Jammeh to give up power, had stated.

I’m Alive And Well Gambia’s President-Elect, Adama Barrow Reacts On Assassination Rumour

Contrary to media reports, Gambia’s president-elect, Adama Barrow is hale and hearty. CBN Television, Banjul had ‎earlier reported that he was murdered by that unknown assailants who overpowered his security guards, leaving two dead and six others injured from gunshots. [...]

January 5, 2017 Government and politics
Goodluck Jonathan

BREAKING: EFCC BREAKS INTO GOODLUCK JONATHAN’S HOUSE IN ABUJA: THE TYRANT ON THE LOOSE

The confirmed news has it that EFCC broke into Goodluck Jonathan’s house in Abuja, harassing reporters and preventing them from taking any picture.   They trigger-hungry assailants (EFCC men) almost shot at a Reporter for attempting to take picture. “If [...]

January 5, 2017 Government and politics
Governor Aminu Tambuwal

Tambuwal, APC Govs Yari, Atiku Plots Return To PDP, Hold Secret Meeting With Wike, Udom

The visits of Governor Aminu Tambuwal and 2 of his northern colleague governors to Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike and Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel, who are of the Peoples Democratic Party. (PDP) have stirred disquiet in the All [...]

January 4, 2017 Government and politics

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