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Chad’s Army Rescues 43 Boko Haram Child Soldiers In Nigeria

Chad’s Army Rescues 43 Boko Haram Child Soldiers In Nigeria

Col. Azem Agouna, Chadian Army Spokesman, said on Wednesday that they have repatriated 43 children, who had been kidnapped by Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram and forced to become child soldiers. He said in N’djamena that the children, who are aged 12 and older and are Chadian nationals, were found in the Nigerian town of Damasak, in North-Eastern Borno. Damasak was ... Read More »

Kwankwaso Advises APC Over Zoning Policy

Kwankwaso Advises APC Over Zoning Policy

Kano State governor and Senator-elect, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has cautioned the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) against further delays in the zoning of federal elected offices. He said that was the mistake made by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in 2011 which resulted in the obstruction of the zoning arrangement and the crisis that affected the party. The ... Read More »

Probe Of Past Government A Waste Of Money- Abubakar

Probe Of Past Government A Waste Of Money- Abubakar

The Bauchi State Governor-elect, Mohammed Abubakar has stated that he would not waste government resources on investigating the past administration, instead he would ensure that all stolen money is recovered for the betterment of the state. He stated this after being awarded by the Independent National Electoral Commission with his Certificate of Return at the Development Exchange Centre. Abubakar added ... Read More »

We Will Shut Down All South African Businessess In Nigeria Including MTN, DSTV- Tolu Adesanya

We Will Shut Down All South African Businessess In Nigeria Including MTN, DSTV- Tolu Adesanya

The South African government has been given 48 hours to stop xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals and their shops or else their companies abroad will be shut down. An official with the newly elected All Progressive Congress (APC), Tolu Adesanya, confirmed to eNCA that they handed down a memorandum to the South African embassy in Lagos on Wednesday. In the ... Read More »

US Aims To Broaden Ties With Nigeria

US Aims To Broaden Ties With Nigeria

United States Vice President, Joe Biden, has affirmed his country’s readiness to expand collaborations with Nigeria on issues of common concern. These include economic and security matters. According to a statement the White House made available to CAJ News, Bidden made the pledge when he spoke with Nigerian President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, to congratulate him on his victory in the recent elections. “The ... Read More »

God Will Restore Nigeria’s Lost Glory- Osinbajo’s Mum

God Will Restore Nigeria’s Lost Glory- Osinbajo’s Mum

Olubisi Osinbajo, the mother of the Vice President-elect, Yemi Osinbajo, said on Wednesday that God had revealed to her that Nigeria’s lost glory would be restored. Mrs Osinbajo, 80, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that God also revealed to her that the successful and positive change of government would guarantee peace and tranquility in the country. ... Read More »

Nigeria Pursues $20 Billion Nuclear Power Plants

Nigeria Pursues $20 Billion Nuclear Power Plants

Nigeria is in talks with Russia’s Rosatom Corp. to build as many as four nuclear power plants costing about $20 billion as Africa’s biggest economy seeks to boost generation and end daily blackouts. “A joint coordination committee is in place and negotiations are ongoing for financing and contracting,” Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Franklin Erepamo Osaisai ... Read More »

Buhari On Boko Haram, Says PDP Humiliated Nigeria

Buhari On Boko Haram, Says PDP Humiliated Nigeria

President -Elect General Muhammadu  Buhari (rtd.) at the weekend spoke to newsmen in his home town, Daura, Katsina State after casting his vote on a number of issues. Excerpts… There have been reports that you promised to end Boko Haram within two months, but your media team reacted saying you never said so. We want you to use this opportunity ... Read More »

Letter To Buhari: #NowThatYouAreThere By Onyeka ‘Kerous’ Ibeanusi

Letter To Buhari: #NowThatYouAreThere By Onyeka ‘Kerous’ Ibeanusi

Dear General Muhammadu Buhari, First of all I will like to congratulate you, your team and Nigerians on this historic victory at a very important time in our nation’s history. I belong to the class of seemingly faceless Nigerians in the majority, who have always dreamed of a greater Nigeria; although we are not there yet, I know that we ... Read More »

How I Plan To Govern, Buhari Unveils Masterplan To Young Nigerians

How I Plan To Govern, Buhari Unveils Masterplan To Young Nigerians

An NGO which believes in empowering disenfranchised Nigerians and financially supporting youth growth and development took time out to speak to the General before the general elections on youth empowerment, insurgency, security and more. Malama Hafsatu Shinkafi, founder of I am change got a rare one on one with the General and this is what he had to say: · My ... Read More »

Africa Rising – But At What Cost To The Nigerian Youth? (#AfricaNot4Sale)

Africa Rising – But At What Cost To The Nigerian Youth? (#AfricaNot4Sale)

Nigeria is reported to have a population of over 170 million and is seen as Africa’s most populous nation. It is also important to note that 70 percent of the population comprises of youths between the ages of 16-35 years. Now with the current life expectancy of 35-45 years, it becomes only fair that the largest segment of the population ... Read More »

Number Of Internet Users Rises To 81m In Nigeria

Number Of Internet Users Rises To 81m In Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission NCC, says the number of internet users on the GSM networks increased from 76 322 802 in 2014 to 81 892 840 by January 2015. The figures are contained in the NCC Monthly Internet Subscriber Data. The data records an increase of 5 570,038 internet users on the networks in January. It showed that from the ... Read More »

My Thoughts On General Buhari -The President-Elect Of Nigeria By Princess Halliday

My Thoughts On General Buhari -The President-Elect Of Nigeria By Princess Halliday

Several thoughts arose in my heart for Nigeria when I got to know few months ago while recording Empower Africa Initiative in Nigeria, that the Presidential candidate for the opposition party in the 2015 Presidential election in Nigeria would be General Muhammadu Buhari.   I carried out an average research on the General because I wasn’t present at the time ... Read More »

Jonathan Acted In Best Interest Of Nigeria – Kerry

Jonathan Acted In Best Interest Of Nigeria – Kerry

The United States secretary of state John Kerry has sent a message of congratulation to the Federal Government and entire Nigerians for the peaceful conduct of last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections. In a statement, Kerry said; “The United States congratulates the people of Nigeria and the Nigerian Government on historic and largely peaceful elections the weekend of March ... Read More »

The Plight And Story Of A Nigerian Graduate By Charles Obi

The Plight And Story Of A Nigerian Graduate By Charles Obi

I have always wanted to visit the four ways of a university. Having written jamb and WAEC once, the thought of finally being free from their bondage was finally over. But most of all I wanted to experience the feeling of university life, independence and pursuit of academic excellence. That was why I enlisted the prestigious law into my jamb ... Read More »