NO GUN ATTACK AT FEDERAL GOVERNMENT COLLEGE, KANO SAYS POLICE

The Nigeria Police High Command has denied any gun attack or any form of security breach within and around the premises of the Federal Government College, Kano been peddled in the social and other mass media.

This was contained in a statement by the Deputy Force Public Relations Officer, Csp Frank E. Mba. Read more

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BUHARI CLARIFIES 2015 ‘BLOOD’ COMMENT, SAYS HE WAS MISINTEPRETED

Former head of state and 2011 presidential candidate of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) General Muhammadu Buhari has clarified his position over his recent comment on the 2015 general elections, saying he was misinterpreted.

Buhari, while receiving the CPC delegation from Bauchi State in Kaduna yesterday said the statement he made in Hausa while addressing members of the CPC from Niger State last month Read more

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FUEL SUBSIDY PROBE: FAROUK LAWAN DENIES BRIBERY ALLEGATION

The Chairman of the House of Representative Ad-hoc committee on fuel subsidy, honourable Farouk Lawan has denied the allegation of receiving the sum of $600,000 in connection with the fuel subsidy probe.

Hon Farouk said this in a statement released this evening where he explained what transpired concerning the attempt to bribe the committee into doctoring the fuel subsidy probe report. Read more

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NIGER DELTA MILITANTS GIVE FG TWO WEEKS TO PAY N1BILLION OR FACE ATTACK

The leadership of Niger Liberation Force (NDLF), a militant group in the Niger Delta, has demanded N1bn from the Federal Government as compensation for what it described as “the extra judicial murder of its leader, General John Togo, aerial bombing and killing of innocent citizens of Ayakoromor community by soldiers of the Joint Task Force. Read more

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BREAKING NEWS: BOMB EXPLOSION AND GUN FIRE ROCKS JOS, BORNO CHURCH

Reports just coming in said another church has been hit by bomb explosion in Jos, Plateau state exactly one week after a suicide bomb explosion killed over 10 people in Bauchi.

The bomb blast which occurred at the rukuba area of the state capital is said to have hit The  Evangelical Church of West Africa (ECWA) church and was immediately followed by sporadic gunfire. Read more

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FUEL SUBSIDY PROBE: HOUSE OF REPS DISOWN FAROUK LAWAN OVER BRIBERY ALLEGATION

Following an allegation of $600,000 bribe leveled against the Chairman of the ad-hoc committee on fuel subsidy, Hon Farouk Lawan, the House of Reps said it will not take side with any of its member if found wanting in the allegation. This was made in a statement by the Chairman of the House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Hon Zakari Mohammed.
Read the full Official Statement Below: Read more

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FUEL SUBSIDY PROBE: HOW FAROUK LAWAN AND ADAMS JAGABAN GOT EMBROILED IN A $600,000 BRIBERY SCANDAL

Just when we thought the ripples over the N2.7 trillion looted from the Nigerian treasury under the guise of paying marketers for the subsidised fuel they imported into the country is gradually fading out, since the Federal Government has not taken serious actions to implement the report, the issue has once again resurfaced in the front burner of our polity. Read more

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NORTHERN ELDERS REJECT PRESIDENT JONATHAN’S N20MILLION GIFT – PREMIUM TIMES

“Presidential sources say the offering of huge cash to visitors is an infamous but routine gesture in Aso Rock..”

President Goodluck Jonathan’s patchy relationship with key northern political groups took a plunge at last week’s hyped visit of the region’s elders to the president, with the team’s last minute rejection of a N20 million presidential gift, those familiar with the matter have told PREMIUM TIMES. Read more

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