#BringBackOurGirls: Why we want dialogue option — Abati

Posted by - May 31, 2014

In this interview with Ben Agande, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati, speaks on why the Federal Government will not swap Boko Haram detainees with the Chibok schoolgirls abducted on April 14, some 50 days ago. He, however, says government is ready to integrate Boko Haram members who

How we caught Nyanya bombing suspect in Sudan – Ambassador Ali

Posted by - May 31, 2014

Sudan Ambassador, Dr. Tagelsir Mahgoub Ali, speaks on the lessons for Nigeria from his country’s insurgency I will like to know the role of Sudan in the arrest of the Nyanya bomb blast suspect? Sudan learnt from Nigeria that one of the people involved in the explosions was in Sudan.  So the  security personnel in

WATCH VIDEO: President Jonathan Acted Slowly To #BringBackOurGirls Rescue Efforts – OBASANJO

Posted by - May 31, 2014

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan lived in denial about the abducted Chibok schoolgirls for more than two weeks, withholding valuable decisions that would have led to the rescue of the girls, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said. The former president said this in an interview with Bloomberg TV Africa, aired on Saturday.  Continue to scroll down

Jonathan didn’t promise amnesty for Boko Haram – Presidency

Posted by - May 31, 2014

The Presidency on Saturday said there was nowhere in his speech on Democracy Day that President Goodluck Jonaathan declared amnesty for members of the Boko Haram sect. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, said this while addressing State House correspondents. Minister of Youth Development, Mr. Boni Haruna, had on

Buhari praises Kwankwaso For transforming Kano

Posted by - May 31, 2014

Former Head of State and leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), General Muhammadu Buhari has laid the foundation for the construction of over N4.2 billion Tiga hydro electricity Power station in Kano, northwest Nigeria. Kano state Governor, Engr. Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso who initiated the project said it is expected to be completed in January

Break The Silence: 2Face, others release new single to support #BringBackOurGirls campaign

Posted by - May 31, 2014

Amidst international campaign for over 230 secondary school girls abducted in Chibok, over a month ago, African R n B sensation, Innocent Idibia popularly known as 2face Idibia, has broken the silence by releasing a single calling for the release of the girls and the restoration of peace in the country. The single titled: ‘Break

Pastor Ashimolowo, Wife Reveal Secrets To Happy Marriage

Posted by - May 31, 2014

Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo & Wife Reveal Secrets To A Happy Marriage Senior Pastor of Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC), Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo and his wife, Pastor Yemisi Ashimolowo, hosted the 2014 Couples Summit at KICC Prayer City in Chatham, London. The theme of the summit centered on ‘Bringing The Romance Back To Your Marriage‘, ‘Raising

Former Kogi gov’s wife slumps, dies

Posted by - May 31, 2014

The wife of Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, a former governor of Kogi State, Hajiya Zainab Idris is dead.She was said to have slumped and died while about performing the early morning Islamic prayers on Saturday. It was also learnt that her surprising death was a great shock to both her family members and residents of the

Jonathan condemns Gwoza Emir assassination

Posted by - May 31, 2014

President Goodluck Jonathan has condemned the assassination of the Emir of Gwoza, Alhaji Idrissa Timta, by the insurgent group, Boko Haram. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati, disclosed this on Saturday, in an interview with the State House correspondents in Abuja. “The president got the news and he was

Read Wole Soyinka’s Tribute to Maya Angelou

Posted by - May 31, 2014

Maya’s ‘AFRICA’ was more than a mere literary metaphor and reference point – it went beyond race identification. To obtain a glimmering of what the continent meant to her, one would have to think in terms of a mystic nostalgia. That could be because she was so markedly black-regal both in bearing and pronouncements, she