VP sambo Booed In His Hometown

SAHARA REPORTERS claim that Nigeria’s Vice-president, Namadi Sambo was reportedly booed in hos hometown Zaria, Kaduna state. Sambo was reportedly attending the 40th year anniversary of Alhaji Shehu Idris on the Zazzau’s throne when the booing incident occurred. According to undisclosed sources, Sambo arrived the occasion late shortly before closing prayers, an upset crowd started […]

Obasanjo Escapes To Avoid Jonathan

The relationship between President Goodluck Jonathan and former president Olusegun Obasanjo seems to be getting worse as Obasanjo ran away from Ogun state to avoid meeting Jonathan. Obasanjo is said to have sneaked off in his black jeep and one security hilux van, went out through his private gate and shunned the main entrance. According […]

Jonathan storms Abeokuta today, to visit Obansanjo

Barely three days after former President, Olusegun Obasanjo made a surprise appearance at his foster daughter’s wedding, Inebharapu, at the National Christian Centre, Abuja’s wedding, President Goodluck Jonathan will on Monday (today), visit former President, Olusegun Obasanjo in his Abeokuta, Ogun State residence. Obasanjo and Jonathan have been at loggerheads lately, especially since the public […]

NEWS BLACK OUT IN NIGER STATE : RATTAWU goes on indefinite strike

  Workers at the Niger state owned broadcasting corporation, Radio Niger has embarked on an indefinite strike to press home their demand for payment of weigh-in allowance for media workers The strike is being joined by members of theatre arts workers union in the state television, arts council with sympathy action by other broadcasting outfits […]

Security shields Sambo at Emir of Zazzau’s palace as crowd charges towards him

By Wale Odunsi A crowd of residents Saturday almost attacked Vice President, Alhaji Namadi Sambo during the 40th anniversary of Emir of Zazzau in Kaduna State. Zaria is the hometown of the nation’s number two citizen. The Vice President, who arrived the venue of the occasion when Durbar was about to terminate at about 2:30 […]

Fani-Kayode accuses INEC of shielding Buhari, insists he isn’t qualified to contest

  The Presidential Campaign Organisation of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, of covering up the certificate scandal of General Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate. At a press conference in Abuja on Saturday, the spokesperson for the campaign organisation, Femi Fani-Kayode, urged INEC […]

Kofi Annan To Address Civil Society Groups In Nigeria On Electoral Integrity

  Mr Kofi Annan, Chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation, is to visit Nigeria from 12-14 January to address a conference on elections being organized by a coalition of Nigerian civil society organisations. Mr. Annan will deliver the keynote address at the conference, to be held on Tuesday, 13 January in Abuja, based on his […]

Security operatives arrest suspects who burnt Jonathan’s campaign vehicles

The Special Taskforce on Jos crisis has announced that it has arrested the suspects that set ablaze two campaign buses of President Goodluck Jonathan. PREMIUM TIMES had reported how the campaign vehicles, branded with Mr. Jonathan’s campaign pictures, were set ablaze by youth in Jos on Saturday. The spokesperson of the STF, Ikedichi Iweha, announced […]