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Ten writers up for Man Booker International Prize

Ten writers up for Man Booker International Prize

(BBC) – Ten writers – including four from Africa – are in the running to win the £60,000 Man Booker International Prize. 00    Read More »

RIVERS PDP PLANNING TO BREAK INTO INEC WAREHOUSE TO STEAL CARD READERS, APC ALLEGES

RIVERS PDP PLANNING TO BREAK INTO INEC WAREHOUSE TO STEAL CARD READERS, APC ALLEGES

The Rivers State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is planning to break into the warehouse of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state to steal the card reading machines to be used for the March 28 and April 11 general elections, it has been alleged. The allegation was contained in a statement issued Tuesday in Port ... Read More »

No plan to extend PVCs collection date, says INEC

No plan to extend PVCs collection date, says INEC

With the deadline for distribution of the Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) over, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has achieved 81.98 percent collection status and is set to conduct the general elections. 00    Read More »

US Vice President calls President Jonathan, backs use of card readers

US Vice President calls President Jonathan, backs use of card readers

The United States Vice President, Joe Biden, has expressed his country’s support for the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to deploy voter card readers for Nigeria’s upcoming elections. 00    Read More »

Boko Haram areas ‘retaken in a month’ – President Goodluck Jonathan

Boko Haram areas ‘retaken in a month’ – President Goodluck Jonathan

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has said he hopes that all territory seized by Islamist militant group Boko Haram will be retaken within a month. 00    Read More »

APC LISTS PRESIDENT JONATHAN’S 25 SINS AGAINST RIVERS STATE

APC LISTS PRESIDENT JONATHAN’S 25 SINS AGAINST RIVERS STATE

•Insists he won’t win 10% of the State’s votes during March 28 poll President Goodluck Jonathan has committed gross sins against Rivers State without any justification and will pay for these sins during the 28th March, 2015 presidential election, the Rivers Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said. The party in a statement issued Tuesday in Port Harcourt ... Read More »

Muslim Brotherhood leader Badie sentenced to death in Egypt

Muslim Brotherhood leader Badie sentenced to death in Egypt

(BBC) – An Egyptian court has handed down death sentences to the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood movement and 13 others, state media has reported. 00    Read More »

Nigeria says it has ousted Boko Haram from town of Bama

Nigeria says it has ousted Boko Haram from town of Bama

(BBC) – Nigeria’s military says it has retaken the north-eastern town of Bama from the Islamist military group Boko Haram. 00    Read More »

RIVERS APC UNCOVERS PLOT TO ARREST LEADERS, CRIES OUT TO IGP, OTHERS

RIVERS APC UNCOVERS PLOT TO ARREST LEADERS, CRIES OUT TO IGP, OTHERS

The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has uncovered a plot by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to use the police to clamp down on its leaders with a view to keeping them out of circulation during the forthcoming general elections. Rivers APC Chairman, Dr. Davies Ibiamu Ikanya, raised the alarm about the sinister plot in a ... Read More »

IS ‘accepts’ Boko Haram’s allegiance

IS ‘accepts’ Boko Haram’s allegiance

Islamic State (IS) has accepted a pledge of allegiance from Nigeria’s militant group Boko Haram, according to an audio message. 00    Read More »

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