• BARACK OBAMA

    Boko Haram: US Calls For Use Of Locals

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    The United States of America has said that the best way to combat insurgency is to get the support of the local people in Nigeria and not in putting emphasis on troops and command structures. It urged the federal government to adopt the local population approach to end Boko Haram campaign of terror in the…

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  • Prof. Viola Onwuliri

    FG Charges New Ambassadors On Accountability

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    The Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prof Viola Onwuliri, has called for newly appointed Nigerian ambassador’s to maintain highest standards of accountability and probity in the interest of the country. The Minister made the call yesterday in Abuja while presenting the letters of credence on behalf of President Goodluck Jonathan to ambassador-designates to Sri Lanka,…

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  • WORLD_EVENTS

    2013 In Review: Major World Events

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    2013 has been a year marked by high-profile births and deaths, economic crises and devastating loss of life through natural disasters, wars and crimes. The demise and funeral of the anti-apartheid icon, Nelson Mandela, attracted a sizeable number of world leaders in South Africa. As a man who was the quintessence of peace and unity,…

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  • Mr Labaran Maku

    FG Warns Politicians Against Inflammatory Comments

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    The federal government has warned against inflammatory utterances by politicians to heat up the polity in the country, advising that Nigerians should hold the politicians responsible for their inciting utterances. It stressed that over-dependence on government for means of livelihood breeds corruption, adding that one of the reasons why there is corruption in Nigeria is…

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  • Mr Labaran Maku

    Boko Haram: FG Seeks Cameroon’s Support

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    The minister of information and supervising minister of defence, Mr Labaran Maku has said that the federal government is working to secure the support of Cameroon to halt the infiltration of insurgents into the country from the Cameroon border to carry out occasional attacks in isolated locations in the North-east region. In a statement made…

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