By Simon Utebor, Yenagoa A Peoples Democratic Party chief in Bayelsa State, Senator Nimi Barigha-Amange, has said there is no reason to suspect that the Federal Government is using Senator Ali Modu Sheriff to destabilise the party. Barigha-Amange, a former member representing Bayelsa East in the Senate, spoke in a telephone interview on Saturday against… Read More FG not responsible for PDP crisis –Amange
By Adenike Lucas – 22/08/2016 The Governor of Bauchi State Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar has ordered for the “immediate” release of Musa Babale Azare. According to RightsAfrica, Mr Azare a popular blogger, social commentator and staff of the Federal Judiciary who criticised the state Governor was allegedly arrested illegally by loyalists of His Excellency, Mr Abubakar on Saturday 20… Read More “I am a lawyer and believer in free speech,” Bauchi State Governor speaks on ‘illegal’ arrest of blogger #MusaAzare
By Adenike Lucas A stage 4 sickle cell cancer patient who kind Nigerians helped raise millions of Naira to save her life has died at a hospital in South Africa where she was receiving treatment. Mayowa Ahmed’s brother broke the news via his twitter handle @Asiwaju_Foye, five hours ago. “Allah, in whose hands our lives… Read More Cancer patient, Mayowa Ahmed dead
By Adenike Lucas The Nigerian Army have so far rescued over 20, 000 people kidnapped by the Boko Haram terrorists since July 2015. Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant. Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai who made the announcement yesterday, after commissioning Nigerian Army Officers Wife Association, NOWA, Day Care, Nursery and Primary school at Ribadu Cantonment, Kaduna… Read More Over 20,000 Boko Haram aductees freed by Nigerian Army
Exclusive: By Adenike Lucas Another popular blogger and social commentator has been arrested on suspicion of cyber stalking DENISAURUS News understands. Mr Musa Babale Azare from Abuja was allegedly arrested by loyalists of the Bauchi state Governor, Abububakar Mohammed, according to RightsAfrica. In a tweet @RightsAfrica who broke the news of Mr Azare’s arrests said… Read More Second blogger, Musa Azare, arrested on suspicion of #Cyberstalking
By Adenike Lucas The former chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Honourable Abdulmumini Jibrin has refused to back down from budget padding allegation he made against Speaker, Hon Yakubu Dogara despite show of support for the Speaker by the leadership of the lower chamber. The House leadership, which includes the presiding officer… Read More #DogaraGateScandal recap: Hon Jibrin stands by budget padding allegations despite Principal Officer’s show of support for Speaker
Exclusive: By Adenike Lucas A former senior staff of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC claims he was dismissed after plans to nail him for “corruption failed.” The EFCC Staff is one of the pioneer members of the anti-graft agency. He joined the organisation in its early years, adding that he had never been… Read More Senior Operative Sues Magu’s EFCC over Claims he was ‘unfairly’ tagged a ‘Secret Cultist.’
By Adenike Lucas The Federal Government of Nigeria insists that it is determined to secure the release of the abducted Chibok girls. Following the release of a video showing some of the student kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014, the Information Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed explained that everything possible was being done to secure the freedom of the girls. The… Read More Minister of Information insists FG is determined to secure the release of Chibok girls.
Chief John Odigie Oyegun The National Chairman All Peoples Congress APC National Secretariat Wuse II Abuja Dear Sir August 12, 2016 DETAILS OF THE ALLEGATIONS I MADE AGAINST SPEAKER YAKUBU DOGARA, DEPUTY SPEAKER YUSUF LASUN, HOUSE WHIP ALHASSAN DOGUWA AND MINORITY LEADER OF THE PDP LEO OGOR AND 9 OTHER STANDING COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN: THIS IS… Read More UNEDITED: HON. JIBRIN WRITES APC NAT. CHAIRMAN
By Adenike Lucas One of the men declared wanted by the Nigerian army has offered to return to the country if the “military sends” air ticket to him. The Armed Forces of Africa’s most populous country announced to its citizen that Ahmad Salkida (Ambassador) with an activist Ahmed U Bolori and lawyer Aisha Alkali Wakil aka ‘mama Boko… Read More Journalist wanted by Nigerian Army asks for air ticket to hasten his return home.