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.
Lagos – Dr Adekunle Ogunmola, the Resident Electoral Commissioner of INEC, Lagos State, on Wednesday, said the commission would not stagger the 2015 general elections to avoid the problems encountered in Anambra. In an interview Ogunmola said that the problem associated with that election was a blessing in disguise. The INEC boss was reacting to […]
Hours to the end of his tenure, President Goodluck Jonathan administration has approved the promotion of 72 senior police officers from the rank of deputy commissioners of police. The press and public relations head of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Ikechukwu Ani, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, May 28. He said the decision […]
BENIN— A 25-year-old man simply identified as Osamame Isekhuere (aka Black Arrow) was weekend shot dead in Benin by his friend while trying to test the efficacy of charms in his possession popularly known as ‘Africa Insurance’. The shooting which occurred at the Oba market, at the centre of Benin metropolis, Vanguard gathered, forced many […]