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.
The quest for extension of emergency rule by President Goodluck Jonathan has remained a cotroversial subject in the Senate, Omololu Ogunmade writes Perhaps for the first time since the inception of the seventh Assembly, the Senate took the back seat last week while the House of Representatives took the lead, when the latter endorsed […]
A 25-year old man has been arrested at the Benin airport for attempting to gain access into the airside, Nigeria’s aviation authorities said on Monday, nine days after a teenager ran across the runway of the same airport, hid in the wheel well of an Arik plane and emerged unscathed in Lagos after a 35-minute […]
Anambra State Governor Peter Obi; leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, yesterday, traded blames over last Saturday’s stampede at the Holy Ghost Adoration Ground at Uke in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State in which about 28 people died. While APC gubernatorial candidate, Senator Chris […]