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UN Scribe Condemns Attacks on Civilians in Nigeria, Pakistan

UN Scribe Condemns Attacks on Civilians in Nigeria, Pakistan

The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, has condemned recent attacks on civilians by militant groups in Nigeria, Yemen and Pakistan. Ban, in a statement issued in Abuja on Saturday by the National Information Officer, the UN Information Centre (UNIC) in Nigeria, Mr. Oluseyi Soremekun, described the attacks as “appalling.” The UN scribe challenged

The Crimes of Buhari- Wole Soyinka

The Nigerian Nation Against General Buhari By Prof. Wole  SoyinkaThis intervention has been provoked, not so much by the ambitions of General Buhari to return to power at the head of a democratic Nigeria, as by declarations of support from directions that leave one totally dumbfounded. It would appear that some, myself among them, had

N’Korea behind Sony hacking -FBI

North Korea was responsible for a “destructive” cyber attack on Sony Pictures, the US Federal Bureau of Investigation has said, warning it will hunt down the perpetrators and make them pay. “Such acts of intimidation fall outside the bounds of acceptable state behaviour,” the FBI said in a statement on Friday, adding it would “identify,

Ogun: INEC Shocks OBJ Group as Kashamu’s Faction Gets Recognition

The crisis rocking the PDP in Ogun State has entered a crucial stage as the Independent National Electoral Commission recognised a faction of the Peoples Democratic Party led by the South West leader of the party, Mr. Buruji Kashamu, thereby worsening the crisis over parallel primaries in the state. This action has therefore thrown the

David Mark Makes Ace for LG Autonomy

Senate President, David Mark, on Friday assured that steps would be taken to guarantee financial autonomy of local governments in future. Mark gave the assurance when he received the resolutions of state Houses of Assembly on the constitution fourth alteration bill in Abuja. He noted that Nigerians should not be troubled if the state Assemblies

Why Amosun has failed in Ogun — Gbenga Daniel

Former Ogun State governor, Otunba Justus Olugbenga Daniel on Thursday November 27, 2014 received Vanguard Newspapers’ General Editor, Mr.Adekunle Adekoya and Bashir Adefaka for an exclusive interview during which he spoke on the state of Ogun State politics and other issues.. Excerpts: I think the best way to start this interview is for you to


Troops are patrolling the general area of Gumsuri in search of terrorists who were said to have attacked the community last weekend.  Although it has been confirmed that some people were killed by the terrorists during the attack, efforts are ongoing to verify the reported abductions from credible sources in the community in view of claims