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Jonathan Requests For State Of Emergency Extension

President Goodluck Jonathan has sent a request to the National Assembly seeking an extension of the state of emergency in Nigeria’s north eastern states of Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe by six months. The request was read at Tuesday’s plenary on …

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Stop Killing Boko Haram Members – Buhari Tells FG

Former Head of Military Ruler and Chieftain of the Congress for Progressive Change, CPC, Major General Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Federal Government to stop the clampdown of Boko Haram insurgents, saying Niger Delta Militants were never killed or properties …

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We’ll not allow insurgency to go on —Mark

The Senate President, David Mark, said on Monday in Beijing, China, that Nigeria would spare no resources in the fight against insurgency in the country, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. Mark reportedly said this at an interactive forum with …

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Abducted girls not in Cameroon —US envoy

The Chargé d’Affaires in the Embassy of the United States of America to Cameroon, Gregory D. Thome, has ruled out the possibility of Boko Haram hiding the abducted schoolgirls anywhere in Cameroon. The US envoy said this while addressing journalists …

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US deploys planes in search for Nigerian girls

The US has revealed it is flying manned surveillance missions over Nigeria to try to find more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the militant Islamist group Boko Haram. The US is also sharing commercial satellite imagery with the Nigerian government, …

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Banks aiding money laundering, says CBN

The acting Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Dr. Sarah Alade, has accused banks of aiding money laundering, which has put their integrity, professional and ethical standards in doubt. Speaking at the regional course on Combating Money Laundering and …

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Confab: Disagreement over national prayer

The  Religious committee is set to jettison the second stanza of the National Pledge as prayer, with members expressing divergent opinions as some were in support while others rejected it. In their contributions, two members of the committee, Prof Ishaq …

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