Category: Naija News Roundup

Naija News Tuesday, July 22, 2014

National News  Buhari cautions Jonathan Against Impeachment of opposition Govs Says Nigeria is heading towards tragedy. Presidency: Your allegations are wild Worried about the growing tension and disquiet in the polity, former Nigerian Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari (RTD),…

Naija News Friday, July 18, 2014

National News No Hidden Agenda for the $1 Billion Loan, Says Omeri Defence Minister: We are winning war against terrorism Against the background of insinuations that it has other ‘hidden’ reasons for shopping for a $1 billion loan, the federal…

Naija News Tuesday, July 16, 2014

National News Adamawa lawmakers impeach Nyako, speaker takes over • Stakeholders differ on legality of action SEVERAL weeks of anxiety over the political crisis in Adamawa climaxed with the state House of Assembly’s impeachment of Governor Murtala Nyako yesterday. The…

Naija News Tuesday, July 15, 2014

National News Chibok Parents Meet Jonathan, Malala Donates $200,000 to Girls’ Education President says he wants to bring them back alive TY Danjuma heads c’ttee on Victims Support Fund More than three months after over 200 female students were kidnapped…

Naija News Wednesday, July 9, 2014

National News Boko Haram Insists on Prisoners-for-Girls Swap • Says kidnapped students are in good health, not all of them were converted to Islam • Council of State: There will soon be good news on schoolgirls. A man claiming to…

Naija News Monday, July 7, 2014

National News Islamic professionals task Sultan on Boko Haram, seek dialogue AN Islamic group, under the aegis of Concerned Muslim Professionals, has expressed worry over the activities of the terrorist sect, Boko Haram, and called on the Sultan of Sokoto…

Naija News Tuesday, July 2, 2014

National News Bomber Kills 17 in Maiduguri Market, Explosion Hits Kaduna • Fashola meets with Lagos depot operators, calls for vigilance • US: Boko Haram is funded by Al Qaeda, Ejiofor Alike, Chiemelie Ezeobi in Lagos, Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri…

Naija News Tuesday, July 1, 2014

National News Ex-Militants Vow to Stop Crude Oil Revenue to North If Jonathan is Stopped in 2015 500 groups urge president to seek re-election Repentant militant leaders in the Niger Delta region yesterday threatened to cut off every avenue through…

Naija News Friday, May 23, 2014

National News Government extends confab by four weeks • Kutigi rejects minority report •Member accuses chair of backing northern agenda • Threatens return of N’Delta militants over 13% derivation • Delegates’ aides protest over welfare. TO enable the national conference…

Naija News Thursday, May 22, 2014

National News U.S. deploys troops to find abducted Nigerian schoolgirls • UN Security Council to designate group today • Bomb scare in Bauchi market • Delegates reject swap deal with terrorists • APC celebrates, benefits from terrorism, says PDP •…

Naija News Wednesday, May 21 2014

National News Terrorists bomb Jos, kill 46 • Two arrested over Kano explosion • Govt asks UN body to blacklist B’Haram • Wike blames Shettima, Sani writes Sultan • Senate okays extension of emergency rule A TWIN bomb blast Tuesday…

Naija News Monday, May 19, 2014

National News UK to Host Next Meeting as Leaders Tighten Noose Around Boko Haram • Gordon Brown calls for international action to uphold the right of all children to study Davidson Iriekpen Following the security summit hosted by France at…

Naija News Thursday, May 15, 2014

National News National confab panel seeks unbundling of INEC • Committee adamant on splitting AG’s office • Limits commission’s power to disqualify candidates A PROPOSAL by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to be empowered to disqualify candidates aspiring to…

Naija News Tuesday, May 14 2014

National News Anguish, Tears as 77 Girls are Identified • Watch moving identification of students on Arise TV It was a day of anguish and tears yesterday when parents of the kidnapped schoolgirls and their classmates converged on the Government…

Naija News Tuesday, May 13, 2014

National News Boko Haram chief: we’ll attack Abuja, refineries Govt rejects deal to swap prisoners for abducted girls Boko Haram leader Imam Abubakar Shekau has made another video appearance, daring the United States and others. He said none of the…