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Borno protest: Soldiers explain why thy acted angrily

Some soldiers, who protested at the Maiduguri Airport on Sunday, have spoken on the incident. The demonstrators were part of the special force deployed to provide air defence and enhance security at the airport. The troops barricaded some sections of [...]

August 13, 2018 Military

Shehu Sani counters Osinbajo’s allegation against pastors

Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna Central, has disagreed with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo’s claim that Nigerian pastors were not doing enough in preaching against corruption in churches.   Osinbajo, on Saturday berated pastors for failing to lend support to the Federal [...]

August 13, 2018 Religion

Osinbajo an emissary of Satan, betrayed the Church – Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Femi Fani-Kayode, has described Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, as an emissary of Satan. Fani-Kayode said Osinbajo has no moral right to blame pastors for not speaking up against [...]

August 13, 2018 Government and politics

Lagos light rail to commence operation in 2022

Lagos light rail to commence operation in 2022: The Lagos State Government has disclosed that its light rail project running between Mile 2 and Marina will now commence passenger operation in 2022. The state government said on Sunday that after [...]

August 13, 2018 Transportation

Buhari treating Nigerian soldiers like animals – Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Femi Fani-Kayode, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of treating Nigerian soldiers like animals. Fani-Kayode said Buhari had no respect for the Nigerian troops and had refused to pay [...]

August 13, 2018 Government and politics

Nigerian soldiers fighting Boko Haram protest, seize airport; army reacts

The Nigerian Army said calm has been restored at Maiduguri Airport seized for two hours on Sunday by riotous troops, that it described as ‘unscrupulous”. In a statement on Monday, Onyema Nwachukwu, Deputy Director Public Relations, Operation Lafiya Dole Theatre [...]

August 13, 2018 Military

Retired military officers condemn unending insurgency in Nigeria

Worried by the unending security challenge in the country, the Retired Army, Navy and Air Force Officers (RANAO) Associations of Nigeria, has lamented Federal Government’s inability to proffer solutions to the problems. While urging Nigerians to defend themselves against Boko [...]

August 13, 2018 Environmental issues

Monopoly, bureaucracy inimical to Nigeria’s growth, says Osinbajo

Monopoly in Nigeria’s business environment and government-controlled economy are disservice to the national economy and country’s development, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed. He said given global trends, a private sector-led and free market economy remains critical to the growth, [...]

August 13, 2018 Government and politics

PDP alleges fresh plot to arrest Bukola Saraki, Ike Ekweremadu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday alleged that there is a fresh plot by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and “the cabal in the Buhari Presidency to use compromised security agencies and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to [...]

August 13, 2018 Government and politics

Sanusi warns politicians on exploitation of religion

Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II has cautioned politicians who hide behind the mask of religion to exploit Nigerians. He regretted that the North, in the last two decades, was robbed of focus due to the politicisation of religion and [...]

August 13, 2018 Religion