Love, Pain and The Mystery of Separation by Femi Fani-Kayode

Love, Pain and The Mystery of Separation by Femi Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode-3Love is beautiful but it can also ravage and destroy. It brings pleasure and it brings pain. It brings joy and it brings sorrow. It brings light and it brings darkness. It brings laughter and it brings tears. It brings peace and it brings turmoil. It brings tranquility and it brings turbulence. It brings serenity and it brings rage.

It brings passivity and it brings aggression. It brings…

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2015 Election Will Be Transparent And Shock the World – Jonathan

2015 Election Will Be Transparent And Shock the World – Jonathan

Goodluck-Jonathan-GEJ-Cartoon-2President Goodluck Jonathan has assured that the 2015 general elections would be peaceful and transparent despite the violence currently ravaging some parts of the country.

Jonathan said the peaceful nature of the election would surprise the world.

The President spoke on Thursday evening when members of the Diplomatic Corps, some senators, ministers and former government officials joined him for…

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SSS Shuts Down Opinion Poll Company Over Osun Election

SSS Shuts Down Opinion Poll Company Over Osun Election

MOPOL-Police-security-1Two weeks to the governorship election in Osun State, armed operatives from State Security Services, SSS have reportedly swooped on the Ojodu Lagos headquarters of the Research & Marketing Services Limited (RMS), a leading Market Research Agency in West and Central Africa, said to be conducting an opinion polls for the election.

According to a report by Osun Defender, the operatives, before…

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Photonews: Troops Arrest Suspected Kaduna Bomber Disguised As A Woman

Photonews: Troops Arrest Suspected Kaduna Bomber Disguised As A Woman

Army-Soldiers-Arrest Suspected Kaduna Bomber Disguised As A Woman-1 Army-Soldiers-Arrest Suspected Kaduna Bomber Disguised As A Woman-2 Army-Soldiers-Arrest Suspected Kaduna Bomber Disguised As A Woman-3 Army-Soldiers-Arrest Suspected Kaduna Bomber Disguised As A Woman-4The Defence Headquarters on Friday said that troops in Kaduna had arrested a man suspected to be connected with the explosion targeted at Gen. Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.

This information is contained in a statement posted on Defence headquarters web site defenceinfo.mil.ng.

The statement said that the young man was apprehended by military patrol team that swooped on the area immediately…

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Police IG job: Former Rivers CP, Mbu, 4 Superior Officers Make List

Police IG job: Former Rivers CP, Mbu, 4 Superior Officers Make List

Joseph-Mbu-620x330As the search for the new Inspector General of Police enters its final phase, indications emerged on Thursday that the Police Service Commission has submitted the files of two Deputy Inspectors Generals, two Assistant Inspector-Generals and a Commissioner of Police to the Presidency for study as possible replacement.

The Eagle Online reports that the submitted names are the Assistant Inspector…

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Bombing ‘desecrates Islam’ - Northern Delegates

Bombing ‘desecrates Islam’ – Northern Delegates

Anthony-SaniNorthern delegates to the National Conference have said Wednesday’s twin bomb blasts in Kaduna targeted former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari and Islamic scholar Sheik Dahiru Bauchi.

They said the action violated Islam because it happened in the holy month of Ramadan.

In a statement yesterday by the spokesman of the Northern Delegates’ Forum, Anthony Sani, the delegates described the…

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Civil Servants Fault Okonjo-Iweala on N1.8tn Wage Bill

Civil Servants Fault Okonjo-Iweala on N1.8tn Wage Bill

Ngozi-Okonjo-Iweala-8ljThe Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria has asked the Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, to substantiate how N1.8tn is being spent annually on wages of workers in the federal public service.

The organisation also stated that records at its disposal showed clearly that the staff strength in the entire public service was about 870,000, and not 1.2 million being carried about…

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Nigerian Soldiers Unable To Retake Damboa From Boko Haram

Nigerian Soldiers Unable To Retake Damboa From Boko Haram

Nigerian-military-army_According to am online news media, Saharareporters, security source disclosed that a contingent of soldiers was sent to search for the helicopter in Bulabulin. “They found the helicopter and destroyed it,” said the source, adding that the helicopter had a strange red marking in its underbelly. He suggested that the aircraft was brought down by artillery fire. Two members of its crew were found…

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Al-Makura Impeachment: Jonathan Intervenes, Meets Nasarawa Lawmakers

Al-Makura Impeachment: Jonathan Intervenes, Meets Nasarawa Lawmakers

Goodluck-Jonathan-GEJ-Waves to party supportersPresident Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday met behind closed-doors with six members of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly.

The meeting was believed to be the President’s way of intervening in the impeachment process that the lawmakers had instituted against the state Governor, Tanko Al-Makura.

Al-Makura had met with the President over the weekend in his bid to stop his removal from office.

The…

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Kano, US, Canada Flay Kaduna Bomb Attacks

Kano, US, Canada Flay Kaduna Bomb Attacks

Scene-of-the-Kano-motor-park-bombing-480x300As critiscisms continued to greet Wednesday’s twin bombings in Kaduna metropolis, an Improvised Explosive Device went off at the New Road Motor Park in Kano on Thursday.

But unlike the Kaduna blasts, which death toll has risen from 70 to 75, five persons died and eight were injured in the latest Kano incident. Some vehicles in the park were also damaged.

The Kano explosion led to a stampede as…

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