Islamic State insurgents overrun northeast Nigerian town: Security sources

Islamic State West Africa (ISWA) insurgents overran the town of Rann in northeastern Nigeria on Monday evening, security sources said, a blow to President Buhari’s efforts to defeat the militants just weeks before national elections. Buhari came to power in 2015 on promises to defeat the Boko Haram Islamist insurgency, from which ISWA split in…

NFF Corruption Case:Pinnick Drags Obla to Court

By Sylvanus Ofekun The Nigeria Football Federation has warned against persecution and public show trial of its officials by the Special Presidential Investigatory Panel (SPIP) on the recovery of public property, headed by Okoi Obona-Obla. The NFF through its lawyers, Mamman Nasir in a statement made available to Breaking Times bemoaned the “orchestrated media campaign”…

Aviation Experts Criticize FG for Budgeting N8.5bn for Suspended National Carrier

Industry experts have severally criticised the federal government for budgeting N8.5 billion for the planned national carrier, which was suspended indefinitely in October last year. More investigations disclosed that there was no indication that the suspension of the plan to establish a national carrier would be lifted before or after the February election. But through…

Real reason Buhari, APC want Onnoghen out – Edwin Clark

Convener, Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Chief Edwin Clark, has condemned the planned arraignment of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) Reports gathered that the government will on Monday, January 14, 2019, arraign the CJN before the Justice Danladi Yakubu led-Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT)…

South-South Governors hold Emergency meeting over plot to remove CJN Walter Onnoghen

The South South Governors’ Forum has scheduled an emergency meeting for Sunday to discuss the impending trial of Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of the Federation for alleged corruption and false assets declaration. A statement by Fidelis Soriwei, the Special Adviser on Media Relations to the Bayelsa State Governor , stated that the security of…