As preparations towards the 2015 general elections in the country gathers momentum and tempers begin to flare, the Senior Pastor of FourSquare Gospel Church, Abuja, Rev. Babajide Olowodola, has cautioned politicians against unguarded utterances that are capable of heating up the polity. Olowodola made the call Sunday , during the church’s Annual Thanksgiving, against the backdrop of recent statements by some politicians, particularly the ex-Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Nasir El-rufai , who was quoted to have predicted that the forthcoming elections would be violent. He urged Nigerians to treat the statements with a pinch of salt, assuring that Nigeria will grow stronger against all odds.
The Adamawa PDP Stakeholders, has condemned Governor Murtala Nyako for blaming President Goodluck Jonathan and the Military over the insurgency in the north east. This is contained in a statement issued at the end of the group`s closed door meeting on Friday in Abuja. The statement was signed by Air Commodore Dan Suleiman, Chairman of […]
As the federal government inaugurates the amnesty committee for Boko Haram, Vincent Obia looks at the task before the committee and the role of the religious and traditional communities in the affected states in the effort to rein in the Boko Haram uprising Penultimate Friday, dramatic and distressing footages emerged in Borno State of a […]
The kidnappers of Augusta Douglas-Ayam, the sister of Oronto Douglas, Special Adviser to the President on Research and Documentation, have reduced the ransom for her release from N500m to N10m. It was however reliably learnt that the negotiator for the family told the kidnappers that they could only part with N3m. The ailing […]