Thursday, 31 December 2015

President Buhari's New year message to Nigerians

Read below...
Welcome to the beginning of a New Year of the continuation of CHANGE in our beloved nation. I am aware that Nigerians have experienced a number of significant hardships over the past months. Living in the State House has not alienated me from your daily sufferings. I am aware of the lengthy queues at fuel stations and of the difficulties businesses have faced in acquiring foreign exchange.

“Media Chat Exposed Buhari’s Undemocratic Character”- PDP

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says President Muhammadu Buhari’s responses at the Wednesday Presidential Media Chat were not only embarrassing but also further exposed his undemocratic character as an unrepentant tyrant who has no regard for the rule of law and the self-worth of Nigerian citizens.
The party, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh, on Thursday also said the President confirmed his partisanship in the much-vaunted war against corruption by openly absolving his ministers and party members of corrupt practices.

Media Chat: The 14 Things Buhari Said

President Muhammadu Buhari held his first Presidential Media Chat on Wednesday fielding questions about some of the key issues in the country from the whereabouts of the Chibok girls, the Nigerian Army-Shiites clash and pressure to devalue the naira.
Here are some key comments by the President:
On the clash between Shi’ites and the Nigerian Army in Zaria and his silence
i. I have allowed the army and the Kaduna State government to come up with their reports before I come out to speak on the clash. This does not mean that the police and the DSS are not doing their part.
ii. The situation in Zaria is very serious… How can one group create a state within a state?

Female suicide bombers now attack after asking water for ablution, defence chief warns Nigerians

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, has warned that female suicide bombers have deployed a new tactic to carry out their nefarious activity. Speaking at the end of year conference with principal staff officers of the Defence Headquarters yesterday Dec. 30th, Olonisakin said that female bombers now get easy access to people's homes by requesting for water to perform ablution.

Please release my husband- Dasuki's wife begs FG

Wife of embattled former National Security Adviser, Mrs Sambo Dasuki has called on the Federal government to release her husband who according to her "served his nation".
According to The Nation, Mrs Dasuki made the plea on Tuesday night after her husband was re-arrested after he was able to meet his N500 million bail condition. Mrs Dasuki who created a scene outside the DSS Headquarters said;
“Nigerians should help me beg the Federal Government, the DSS and other

Wednesday, 30 December 2015

Shahida Sanusi looks stunning on day 3 of her wedding ceremony

The wedding activities of Emir of Kano's daughter Shahida Sanusi is on its 3rd day. These are photos from the ceremony, including a bridal shower. More when you continue...

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"NIMA MACECE" Episode 2 30th Dec 2015

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Nnamdi Kanu apologises to Pres. Buhari and Igbo elders

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra and founder of Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has expressed regret for referring to President Buhari as a terrorist, evil and a paedophile during one of his programmes on his radio station on August 1st this year. Kanu tendered the apology for his comment against Buhari, Jonathan and others in a statement which he made to the DSS on October 23rd.
The statement in part reads

Shahida Sanusi at her introduction ceremony

One of Emir of Kano's daughter Shahida Sanusi is getting married next week but held her introduction this week.

Shettima meets Civilian JTF, announces welfare package for members

Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima yesterday held a meeting with members of youth volunteers involved in counter insurgency operations popularly known as 'Civilian JTF' over the recent attacks by the sect group in the state. At the meeting which held at the Multipurpose hall of the Government House in Maiduguri, Shettima appreciated the efforts of the civilian force group and unveiled welfare packages for them.
He said despite its meager resource, the Borno state Government would expend whatever it takes to ensure that the volunteers

Dasuki released, re-arrested

The Department of State Services (DSS) yesterday re-arrested former National  Security Adviser  Sambo Dasuki  shortly after he was released  from the Kuje Prison in Abuja.
Dasuki is standing trial in three different courts in Abuja for alleged money laundering offences running into billions of naira.

Why I dumped Nyako for Atiku - Gov Jibrilla

Adamawa State Governor Jibrilla Bindow
Governor Jibrilla Bindow of Adamawa state has provided reason on why he shifted his loyalty from former governor Murtala Nyako to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.
Governor Jibrilla said the chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) donated N500 million to his governorship campaign.
Speaking while receiving Jimeta community elders, the governor accused some powerful politicians of attempting to smear his image because he refused to do their bidding.

Why Jigawa doesn’t owe workers despite economic crunch - Gov’s aide

 Kaloma Dahiru Musdapha
Barrister Kaloma Dahiru Musdapha is the Special Adviser to the Jigawa State governor on inter-governmental affairs. In this interview, he talks about the changing dynamics of the present administration, the construction of airport in Dutse by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)-led government and other issues. Excerpts:

Presidency votes N3.6b for BMW cars in 2016

A FLEET of new exotic cars is on the way for the Presidency.

The BMW salon cars for principal officers are likley to cost N3,630,000,000, going by the 2016 budget for the Presidency. The number of the cars is not specified.

Besides, N189.1m is voted for tyres for various vehicles, including the bulletproof and plain Mercedes Benz cars being used in the Presidency.

El-Zakzaky remanded in prison

Leader of the Shi’ite Islamic sect Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky was yesterday remanded in prison custody by a chief magistrate.

He was arraigned at the Chief Magistrates’ Court 1, Zaria Road, Kaduna and charged with criminal conspiracy and inciting public disturbances.

Some of his supporters were arraigned with him.

EFCC to arraign ex-PDP chair Bello, others for theft of N300m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has revealed that a former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Dr. Haliru Bello and his son, Abba, got N300million about 11 days to the presidential election.

The cash was drawn from the account of the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) with Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Petrol to sell for N86 not N87 from Jan 1

MotoristS yesterday got a New Year present. Petrol is to sell for N86 per litre at Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) outlets.

Others will sell at N86.50k as against the present N87 per litre.

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) said the prices would run from January 1 till March 31, under a revised pricing template.

PPPRA Executive Secretary  Farouk Ahmed broke the news to reporters in Abuja.

Within the new pricing template, the government approved two pump prices-one for NNPC retail outlets  and the other for retail outlets operated by private business concerns.

Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Buhari to hold his first media chat on tomorrow December 30th

President Buhari will host his first Presidential Media Chat tomorrow Wednesday December 30th by 7pm. A statement by the special adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, states that the chat will be broadcast live on the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) and he will answer questions from a panel of journalists on a broad range of current national issues.

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20 members of same family killed in Maiduguri BH attack

20 members of the same family were killed during the Sunday/Monday attacks by Boko Haram in Maiduguri, Borno state. The deceased were all buried in their family compound yesterday according to Muslim rites.

Man electrocuted while trying to steal electric cable in Kaduna

An unidentified middle aged man was electrocuted early Sunday morning while trying to steal electric cable at a power supply installation in Kaduna.
The traditional ruler of the area, Dan Iyar Unguwar Rimi, Alhaji Muhammad Gidado, confirmed the incident that happened at Accra Crescent by LEA Primary School, Unguwar Rimi.Gidado explained that the deceased tried to steal the 150mm four core up-riser cable at the distribution sub-station along Accra Crescent but got electrocuted instead.

Kaduna APC suspends Senator Shehu Sani

Outspoken Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna Central Senatorial zone, has been suspected from party politics by the APC in Kaduna state. In a letter to the Senator dated Dec. 27th, the party said the suspension is 11 months and listed his offenses to include uttering statements that allegedly

Photo: Army nabs female suicide bomber

Press statement from the Nigerian Army
At about 8.00am two suspected female suicide bombers detonated themselves at Madagali Market in Adamawa State in which 17 people were killed and 44 others suffered various degrees of injuries. Similarly, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, Major General Lamidi Adeosun, has shed more light on the suicide bombings in Maiduguri, Borno State in which 26 people were killed while 85 others were injured on Monday morning at a news briefing.
It should be recalled that 14 female suicide bombers attempted to attack

Emir of Kano's daughter Shahida Sanusi's Wedding introduction Photos

Her brothers shared the photos online wishing her a happy married life. The main wedding is on Jan. 1st. More photos after the cut...

Monday, 28 December 2015

Scores killed as two female suicide bomber attack Adamawa state

Scores of people were killed after two female suicide bombers attacked a busy motor park in Madagali town of Adamawa State today December 28th. This attack comes after two suicide bombers attacked a mosque in Maiduguri, Borno state early this morning. Details later...

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Buhari says those indicted in arms deal scandal will be sent to jail

President Buhari says those who are found guilty in the $2.1 billion arms deal fraud will be sent to jail. He said this in a recent interview with BBC Hausa
“Remember during the campaigns, we said Nigeria is facing three things and nobody disputed that assertion. Firstly, there was widespread insecurity, a war in the north-east, while the country’s oil was being stolen at random in the south; secondly, there is massive unemployment.

CBN Insists It Won’t Reverse Restriction On Naira ATM Card Abroad

The Central Bank of Nigeria has said the decision of Deposit Money Banks to place a restriction on the use of Automated Teller Machine cards abroad by bank customers is due to scarcity of foreign exchange.
The apex bank said while it had no powers to reverse the restriction placed by the DMBs on the use of the ATMs abroad, the CBN was in support of the decision as it would assist in reducing the pressure on the naira.
So also did the apex bank in the country said it will now start selling foreign exchange directly to end users.

Military release statement over clash with Boko Haram members in Maiduguri yesterday

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This evening (yesterday), troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, intercepted and destroyed 10 suspected Boko Haram terrorists suicide bombers at the outskirts of Maiduguri city. Contrary to earlier media reports and rumours flying around, 2 Boko Haram terrorists suspected suicide bombers earlier intercepted by vigilant troops disclosed their colleagues intent to enter the city with the aim of detonating bombs in selected public places.

Breaking: Over 25 Killed This Morning As Suicide Bombers Attack Mosque

FLASH: Some 25 persons killed in a suicide attack on a mosque this morning in Maiduguri
Details soon..
May Allah bring an ends to insurgency in Nigeria

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Sunday, 27 December 2015

I am not in Dubai to plot against Buhari, I am here for medical attention, says Atiku

This is a press statement from former Vice President Atiku Abubakar through Mazi Paul Ibe, the media Adviser to former Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,
Former Vice President and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) Atiku Abubakar advises political mischief makers to allow him enjoy his peace and desist from sinister propaganda designed to draw a wedge between him and President Muhammadu Buhari, in order to cause needless distrust and distractions in the President's government.

Boko Haram attacks motorists at NNPC filling station in Maiduguri

Boko Haramterrorists this evening arrived at a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) filling stationon Molai road in the outskirts of Maiduguiri, Borno State on vehicles and opened fire on motorists queuing for fuel. Photos above show residents fleeing for safety after the attack.

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Dasukigate is blood money- Borno state gov, Kashim Shettima says

Borno state governor, Kashim Shettima has described the funds alleged to have been stolen in the $2.1 billion arms deal scandal which is now being described as Dasukigate on social media, as blood money. While playing host to Ladan Salihu, the director-general of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria in Maiduguri last week, Shettima said the “arms scandal” is a crime against humanity.
“The revelations from dasukigate have shown that some sections of the northern political class and their children were all involved in this massive crime against humanity. This is blood money. What is the difference between all the revelations and the blood money (blood diamond) in Liberia and Sierra Leone and Congo?

Photo: Boko Haram bomb experts arrested in Kaduna

Press statement from the Nigerian Army
Another catastrophe was averted in Kaduna State and other contiguous areas when troops of the Nigerian Army arrested 7 suspected Boko Haram terrorists bomb and Improvised Explosive making Devices (IEDs) specialists. The terrorists were arrested in Kaduna after painstaking surveillance and proactive intelligence operations over a period of time.

Ban El-Zakzaky's sect, Zaria residents beg FG

Some residents of Zaria, Kaduna State, and neighbours of the leader of the Shi’ite sect, Sheik Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, yesterday launched a campaign to get the group banned.

Citing alleged hardship caused them by members of the sect over the last 20 years, the Zaria residents said they have had enough.

10 Biggest Challenges For Buhari in 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari
Having laid the structure for governance, especially with the appointment of key personnel and ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari’s real test in office would probably be in 2016. The president has shown himself ready to ride out the storm into the coming year, with the presentation of his 2016 appropriation bill to the National Assembly last week.
However, Daily Trust on Sunday has identified some of the major obstacles that could pose formidable challenge to Buhari, as he set out to achieve his goals.

Boko Haram attacks village, kills 14 people and burns entire village on Christmas day

 At least 14 people were killed and several others injured by Boko Haram gunmen in a Christmas Day attack on a village in northeastern Nigeria, vigilantes said Saturday.
Attacking astride bicycles, the jihadists invaded Kimba village in flashpoint Borno state around 10 pm on Friday, opening fire on residents and torching their homes.

Saturday, 26 December 2015

Divorce Diary Episode VII 26th Dec 2015

 My name is Nana Mustapha, I am 25 years old unemployed. I was married to Yusuf Galadima for 2 years. I would like to share my Divorce Diaries with you.
I met Yusuf in the oddest place, we met at the market. I went to change my Gold jewelry and he was there with his wife. His wife was clueless as to the gram and worth of the gold jewelry she was interested in and I decided to help. I noticed that he was ready to spend any amount for all the jewelry his wife chose…he didn't seem to care about money In fact he seemed irritated by our bargaining and ignored our pleas for reduced price.

Nigerian Students Abroad Protest The Ban On The Use Of Naira ATM Cards.

This is the first of the protest that will soon follow if the Nigerian government does not look for an alternative to the restriction placed on the Naira ATM abroad more photos after the cut

How Shi'ite Group Gave Birth To Boko Haram in 1997

Fresh revelations have emerged on how the Islamic Movement in Nigeria popularly known as Shi’ite started the Boko Haram insurgency in the country as far back as 1997.
This revelation, according to The Nation, was made by the Muhammad Idris, the president of the Human Rights on Non-Violent Initiative, a civil society organisation.
Some members of the Shi’ites group during a recent procession. New revelation says they birthed Boko Haram.

Defence Minister holds Christmas party with troops in Yobe, reiterates FG's support against insurgency

The Minister of Defence, Brigadier General Muhammad Dan-Ali (rtd), has assured soldiers fighting insurgency in the North East of government's commitment to provide the needed logistics to expeditiously end insurgency in the country.
Dan-Ali gave the assurance in Damaturu, Yobe State, on Friday, at a Christmas lunch organised for troops fighting insurgency in the North East.

Overland Airways begins flight Operations to Jalingo


OVERLAND Airways has commenced flight services to Jalingo, the Taraba State capital, from the airline’s hub in Abuja.
Speaking on the development, Chief Operating Officer of Overland Airways, Mrs. Aanu Benson disclosed that the airline operates a current fleet of 9 modern turboprop aircraft excellently adapted to its short-distance operations.

Aisha Buhari present gifts to patients in FCT

The Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Friday expressed her love to patients as she personally distributed gifts to them at the Kubwa General Hospital, Abuja, to mark Christmas.

“I am here today to tell you that we do not forget you. We have you in mind,’’ she told the patients.

She said she was in the hospital to celebrate and share gifts to the patients, who were suppose to have been home celebrating, but rather they were in the hospital as a result of ailments.

Mrs Buhari expressed happiness while shari

Kano Government Indicts Boys College For Students’ Sexual Abuse

A panel set up by the Kano State Government to investigate allegations of sodomy among students and teachers at the Hassan Gwarzo College has found the school culpable in the offence.
Speaking to journalists shortly after the weekly Kano Executive Council meeting on Friday, the State Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba, said the panel has submitted its report and the school was found culpable.

Nigeria will soon overcome its challenges – Dogara

Yakubu Dogara has called on Nigerians to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari and other government officials in this trying moment of the nation’s history.
Dogara said despite the hardship and many other challenges the country is facing, the administration is determined to surmount them and bring back the country in the right track.

‘Petrol to sell for N85 per litre from Jan 1’

The Federal government, has said that it can no longer afford to subsidize the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) following the fraud that has attended its operation, stressing that the product will sell for N85 per litre as from the first day of January, 2016.

Nigerians block a Turkish Airline Plane from leaving Abuja

Passengers at the Abuja Airpot blocked a Turkish Airline plane from leaving the runway a day ago. Passengers who have been at the airport for over 5 days without their luggage, finally reacted by blocking one of their planes, which they say will not leave Abuja until a solution is presented.

Friday, 25 December 2015

Christmas: Muslim youths, imams worhip with Christians in Kaduna

 No fewer than 150 Muslim youths and Imams worshipped together with Christians during Christmas service in Kaduna to strengthen peace, unity and religious tolerance in the state, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Pastor Yohanna Buru, the General Overseer of Christ Evangelical Intercessary Fellowship Ministry led the service in Kaduna.

Buratai assures North East residents of peaceful region in 2016

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has assured residents of the North East of a more peaceful region in 2016.
He gave the assurance on Thursday after his operational visits to troops locations in parts of Borno and Yobe states.

He said joint forces had within the timeframe given by President Muhammadu Buhari, decimated the Boko Haram sect and substantially destroyed its enclaves on Nigerian territory.

Christmas: Muslim women feed Christian inmates at Kaduna prison

A group of Muslim women in Kaduna on Friday fed more than 500 Christian inmates in Kaduna prison in order to celebrate Christmas and to promote unity and togetherness among Nigerians.
The leader of the women group, Hajiya Maryam Abubakar, told newsmen in Kaduna that the gesture was to show love to Christians who were incarcerated

Three Shiites Rescued From Debris In Zaria

Nasir El-Rufai, the governor of Kaduna state, has informed that three people have been rescued alive after spending three days under the rubble in Zaria.

Nigerian soldiers wiping out Shiite sites In Zaria

The government of the state has said that residents of the Gyellesu area begin returning to their home.

It has released further reassurances that the required public safety and security measures have been put in place for their comfort.

Thursday, 24 December 2015

Tambuwal Meets Shagari As Sokoto Builds Teachers’ Villages

Sokoto State governor Aminu Tambuwal has said that the state government will build teachers’ villages in various districts across the state.

He also stated that monetary and other incentives will be introduced to all teachers posted to rural areas in order to ginger them to give their best for the development of education in the state.

Jonathan’s Supporters Set To Float New Mega Party

This may not the best of times for Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as there are indications that a section of its members have decided to pull out of the party to float a new mega party.

Confirming this indication, the spokesman of the proposed new party, Chief Perry Opara said that a meeting which was held in respect to the formation of the new mega party, attracted reasonable turnout and members canvassed the formation of a masses movement that will provide a voice for the masses, since PDP can no longer be a credible opposition party.

ACF berates Balarabe Musa over comments on Northern leaders


RISING from an emergency meeting, the Board of Trustees (BOT) of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) yesterday, cautioned elder statesman and former Governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Abdulkadir Balarabe Musa, to desist from making remarks disparaging to the image of northern leaders on national issues.

Kaduna Refinery begins producing 3.2m litres of petrol daily, says NNPC

The Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company (KRPC) has begun daily production of 3.2 million litres of petrol.
This was contained in a statement signed by Ohi Alegbe, Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), on Wednesday in Abuja.
It said that the plant began production with an initial PMS yield of about 1.5 million litres, adding that it had ramped up its daily yield to 3.2 million litres.

We Won’t Be Derailed From Ensuring Change – Niger Govt

The Niger State government has said that it will not be derailed from ensuring that the people of the state enjoy the change they voted for, adding that the people should be committed to the sustenance of peace in the state.

A statement signed by the commissioner of information, culture and tourism, Mr Jonathan Vatsa, said the government was ever committed to the security of lives and properties

Yuletide: FG Declares Thursday, Friday, Monday Public Holidays

The federal government has declared December 24, 25 and 28 as public holidays to mark this year’s Maulud Nabiy, Christmas and Boxing Day, respectively.

The minister of interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), made the declaration on behalf of the federal government yesterday in a

FG: We’ve met December deadline to defeat Boko Haram

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said yesterday that the Nigerian military had met the December deadline to defeat the Boko Haram terrorists.
The minister said this during his maiden meeting with editorial heads of media houses in Lagos.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that President Muhammadu Buhari had, upon assuming office, issued a December 31 deadline to the military to defeat the Boko Haram terrorists.

Eid-el-Maulud: Buhari, Saraki, Sultan, others call for unity, love

 As Muslims celebrate the birth of Prophet Muhammed today, President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki and the Sultan of Sokoto have called for more understanding, unity and love among Nigerians to move the nation forward.

Wednesday, 23 December 2015

"NIMA MACECE" Episode 1 12th dec 2015

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