The rewards ranged from N50 million ($317,000, 245,000 euros) for the suspected leader of the group, Abubakar Shekau, to N10 million for various Boko Haram “commanders”
Daily Archives: November 24, 2012
Nigerians were recently stunned when some neatly packed and appetising roasted chickens, which had arrived the country from Brazil, aboard a Turkish Airline flight from Sao Paulo, were discovered to contain hard drugs
Once again the anti-Pan Nigeriana often latch on to this. And once again it is patently tendentious and with some odour of intellectual fraudulence. They, as expected, failed to quote the Tafawa Balewa of 1954. I continue to hold that it is anti-intellectualism,
Apparently keying into the transformation agenda of the President Goodluck Jonathan government, acting Director General of the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), Mallam Musa Mayaki, has revealed that he and his colleagues were set to transform the national television
Ojo, a sprawling town tucked away in the heart of Lagos, Nigeria’s economic headquarters, is one of the few remaining cosmopolitan cities in the country today. It is home to diverse groups – many who have journeyed from far and near to settle.
The PPA chairman said the opposition to Kalu’s return to the PDP, spearheaded by Governor Orji, and the desire of his party to have the former governor in its fold, were a clear case of “one man’s meat being another man’s poison.”
Chief Clarence Olatunde Olafemi, former acting governor of Kogi State, is a man from a humble background. He grew up in Mopa, a small community in the western senatorial district of Kogi State, in excruciating poverty.
The Brigade Commander, Brigadier General John Nwoaga, who conducted journalists round the bomb factory, said the brigade discovered it when the car of one suspicious looking 24-year-old man, Mohammed Ibrahim, was intercepted
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) helmsman, Prof. Attahiru Jega, stunned his audience at a public function last week when he said, without any equivocation, that political parties made huge budgetary allocations ahead of elections to bribe INEC officials and security agents to influence outcomes of elections.
If Jonathan runs in 2015, I expect Igbo to allow him finish his term before taking a shot at the Presidency – Obi
Special Adviser (Political) to the President, Senator Benjamin Obi, has asked his Igbo kith and kin to step down their ambition if President Goodluck Jonathan runs for reelection in 2015.