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Breaking: 30 Killed As Suicide Bomber Attack Adamawa Mosque

No fewer than 30 persons are feared dead and several others injured after a suicide bomber detonated his explosive at a mosque in Mubi, Adamawa State. The attack happened in the early hours of Tuesday, while worshippers gathered to pray. Confirming the incident, Adamawa police spokesman, Othman Abubakar said, “We were made to understand that there was a bomb blast at a mosque in Mubi and over 30 lives were lost. A boy about 17-year-old wearing a suicide vest entered the mosque along with other worshippers. Immediately after…

Wife Who Murdered Ex-PDP Chairman’s Foster Son Plots Cover-up With Mum

The alleged brutal murder of Bilyaminu Muhammed Bello by his wife, Maryam Sanda, has taken a new twist as the latter has reversed her prior confession. Maryam had earlier reportedly confessed to stabbing her husband multiple times at their Maitama residence over alleged infidelity. Bilyaminu, who is the foster son of ex-National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Haliru Bello, was stabbed multiple times on his chest, shoulder, and inner thigh and was with traces of human bites on his stomach. But the story…

Time Constraint Responsible For Non-Implementation Of 2014 Confab – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says time was constraint was the reason his administration was not able to implement the 2014 Confab report. Jonathan said this in a goodwill message contained in a goodwill message he delivered on the occasion of Integration Summit Roundtable in Abuja. The former President said the report was submitted to him in August 2014, a few months before the 2015 general elections. He described the Confab report as vital for reshaping and consolidating the necessary common grounds and fashioned…

Buhari: My Anti-Graft War Not Meant To Bully Judiciary

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday assured the Judicial community that the recent investigations involving some judicial staff was not aimed at intimidating the Judiciary as wrongly portrayed in some sections of the media. The president, who stated this while declaring open the 2017 All Nigerian Judges conference held at the National Judicial Institute, Abuja, further maintained that the action was in no way a prelude to usurping the powers of the National Judicial Council. He said he was of the belief that the “majority…

FG ‘Shocked’ Over Burial Of Female Migrants By Italian Government

In a dramatic twist, the Federal Government says it is ‘surprised and shockd’ over the ‘sudden burial’ of 26 Nigerian female migrants that died at sea while trying to reach Europe. The Italian government had on Friday, November 17, 2017 held a funeral in Salerno, Italy for the young women. But, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, during a press briefing with Mr Abdulrahim Shaibu, representative of National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons…

Saraki Stops Congratulatory Message To Jonathan @ 60

President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has “stopped press” on the congratulatory message he issued on the 60th birthday of former Pesident Goodluck Jonathan. Earlier, Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, had lauded the ex-president's contribution to the progress of democracy and overall development of the country. He described Jonathan as a leader whose decision to peacefully exit power following the results of the 2015 presidential election will remain…

Delayed Commission On N13bn Ikoyi Cash: Whistle Blowers May Seek ‘Pay Before Service’ – Sani

The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shenu Sani, has warned that whistle blowers may start demanding ‘pay before service’ before disclosing location of illicit funds to the Federal Government. Senator Sani was reacting to government’s delay in paying commission to the whistle blower behind the discovery of the N13 billion Ikoyi cash. The lawmaker’s reaction follows the contracting statements between the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, and Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),…

Kanu’s Trial Stalled By Judge’s Absence

The trial of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has been adjourned till December 5 by the Federal High Court, Abuja. The IPOB leader’s trial was stalled on Monday due to absence of ‎the trial judge, Justice Binta Nyako. Justice Nyako, who is trying Kanu for treasonable felony, amongst other charges, is said be attending the ‘All Judges’ Conference’ currently holding at the National Judicial Institute in Abuja. Meanwhile, the Kanu’s lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor had earlier declared the IPOB leader…

Saraki Pays Tribute To Alex Ekwueme: ‘A Rare Man, Great Leader, Will Be Missed’

Senate President Bukola Saraki on Monday, mourned late former Vice President Dr. Alex Ekwueme, describing him as a rare man and great leader. Saraki in a statement on his official Twitter handle, described the former VP as one of Nigeria’s most illustrious son. Today, I join Ndigbo and the entire nation to mourn the passing of one of Nigeria’s most illustrious sons, H.E. Dr. Alex Ekwueme, our first elected Vice-President. As we mourn his death, we celebrate his dedication and service to the development of our country. —…

South-East Governors Mourn Ekwueme

The South-East Governors’ forum on Monday, joined millions of Nigerians to mourn the death of former Nigeria’s Vice-President, Dr Alex Ekwueme. Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi and Chairman of the forum described Ekwueme’s death as the end of an era, in a statement in Abakalilki. The elder statesman died at a London clinic at about 10 p.m. on Sunday, according to his brother, Igwe Laz Ekwueme. Ekwueme, who turned 85 years in October, was reported to have collapsed in his residence in Enugu a few weeks ago. He was immediately taken…