RATHER than end, the controversy over the academic qualifications of Major General Muhammadu Buhari may have only just begun. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday accused him of forgery and demanded that he be prosecuted along with his alleged accomplices. Gen. Buhari’s party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) described the allegation as laughable and said that it would not be drawn into the “provocation” of the ruling party. 

President Goodluck Jonathan’s bid to seek the support of Bauchi people ahead of the February 14 presidential election turned bloody on Thursday with six of his security details hospitalised. 

Saudi state TV announces that King Abdullah aged 90 has died.

Abia is one of those states that experience dry weather between November and March, with attendant consequences, including fire outbreaks at homes, offices and surrounding bushes.However, the snail speed of fire fighters in the state is nothing to write home about, begging the question of who is to be blamed: the government or the fire fighters? On Sunday, January 18, 2015, at around 9.0am, passers-by noticed smoke emanating from a store at Umuwaya Road, precisely below Peoples Democratic Party, Umuahia North chapter’s office.

An Enugu-Ezike based herbalist in Aji community of Igboeze North LGA of Enugu state, Chief Simon Odo, popularly referred to as ‘Onu Uwa’ says he desires to have a village of his own, for a good reason:

 The PDP governorship candidate in Lagos, Mr Jimi Agbaje on Thursday said that his administration would not tamper with the resources/finances of local governments, if elected.

Apparently disturbed by the spate of criminal activities in the Niger-Delta region, authorities of the Joint Military Task Force, code named Operation Pulo Shield Thursday warned suspected kidnappers, Sea pirates and criminals along the waterways of the region to desist from crime and take up gainful employment in the region.

Ahead of the February general elections, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), have continued to disagree over the refund of the sum of N33.5 billion to the state government for the re-construction of federal roads in the state.

Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has called on lawyers to show interest in the build up to the 2015 elections and the campaigns of the presidential and governorship candidates to know whether they are issue-oriented or mere blackmails.