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The Kaduna Salvation Movement (KASMO) views the recent distribution of N163m to mosques, churches and religious organizations as a Greek gift and misplacement of priorities. It amounts to financial recklessness for Governor Yero to indulge in senseless spending of public funds to bribe religious organisations in a state where its citizens wallow in total neglect


EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian military gives recipe for stampede-free mass recruitments

The Nigerian military has given a recipe on how to conduct death and stampede-free mass recruitments in the country. This comes barely a week after 17 job-seekers lost their lives and several others were wounded in stampedes at the Nigerian Immigration Service’s recruitment centres across the country. Responding to our enquiry, the Director of Defence

BREAKING NEWS: Jonathan sacks Nigeria’s military chiefs, appoints replacements

President Goodluck Jonathan has sacked Nigeria’s service chiefs and appointed new ones. This was disclosed by presidential spokesperson, Reuben Abati, in a message on his twitter handle  @abati1990. “President Jonathan has appointed new Chief of Defence Staff and Service Chiefs. Air Marshal Alex Badeh now CDS. Details shortly..” he tweeted. Mr. Abati said the former

Israel’s Ariel Sharon dies at 85

Former Israeli prime minister dies eight years after going into a coma following a stroke. Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has died, Israeli Army Radio said, quoting a relative of his family. He was 85 years old and had been in a coma since 2006 when a stroke incapacitated him at the height of


PDP Shot

By Gen. Buhari The attempt by the PDP to foment religious disharmony among Nigerians is unpatriotic, evil and beyond acceptable political rhetoric. We in the APC never look at Nigerians as Christians or Muslims, southerners or northerners; because, the bad leadership we fight against, the corruption we strongly opposed, and the widespread poverty we painfully

Sokoto Speaker, 26 Others Defect To APC

Twenty seven members of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in the Sokoto State House of Assembly have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Desert Herald reports that only three members of the assembly- Bala Musa, representing Yabo, Mustapha Hurumi representing Bodinga South and Gatau Mustapha of Isa constituency- had remained in the PDP. The defection was announced on

South Sudan President Declares State Of Emergency In 2 Cities

South Sudan President, Salva Kiir, has declared a state of emergency in two states of Unity and Jonglei. The Chinese News Agency, Xinhua, reported that the two cities were now controlled by rebel forces loyal to former Vice President, Riek Machar, who President Kiir accused of plotting a coup. Xinhua said the declaration of state