Didier Drogba re-joins Chelsea on one-year deal

Chelsea have announced the re-signing of legendary striker Didier Drogba on a one-year contract. Below is an statement from Chelsea confirming his re-signing. Chelsea Football Club is delighted to announce the return of Didier Drogba. The striker has signed a one-year contract. Drogba of course needs no introduction. When he came to the end of … Continue reading

Boko Haram Attacks Village In Cameroon, Kill 2 Cameroonian Soldiers

(AFP) – A suspected crossborder raid overnight by Nigeria’s radical Islamic group Boko Haram killed two Cameroonian soldiers, a Cameroonian security official said Friday on condition of anonymity. The attack occurred late Thursday in the border village of Balgaram in northern Cameroon. Eight soldiers posted there fought back, and “in the clash we lost two … Continue reading

Troops Arrest Suspect Over Kaduna Explosion Targeted at Buhari

The Defence Headquarters on Friday said that troops in Kaduna had arrested a man suspected to be connected with the explosion targeted at Gen. Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday. This information is contained in a statement posted on Defence headquarters web site defenceinfo.mil.ng. The statement said that the young man was apprehended by military patrol team … Continue reading

Patience Jonathan Expresses Concern Over Delay in Chibok Girls’ Rescue

The wife of President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, has expressed concern over the prolonged delay in the release of the abducted Chibok girls by members of the Boko Haram sect. Jonathan expressed the concern when she met with the Nigerian community on Wednesday in Windhoek, Namibia. Mrs. Jonathan was in Namibia to attend the 8th Stop … Continue reading

Kaduna Blasts: Hold Jonathan Responsible For Attempt on Buhari’s Life – APC Governors

All Progressives Congress (APC) governors, under the aegis of the Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF), said yesterday that President Goodluck Jonathan should be held responsible for the attempt on the life of one of its national leaders and former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari. The APC governors, in a statement titled: PGF Condemns Attempt on … Continue reading

Lagos Police Begin Counter-terrorism Campaign

The Lagos state Police command has launched its counter-terrorism campaign. The state’s police spokesperson, Ngozi Braide, a deputy superintendent (DSP), made this known at a press conference yesterday. She also urged citizens to be vigilant and report suspicious person(s) or movement to the police or other security agencies. She said, “You must strive to know … Continue reading

How I Lost My Right Eye To Kaduna Bomb Blast – Survivor

Ahmadu Bala, a victim of the first bomb blast at Alkali road, Kaduna on Wednesday, has narrated how he lost his right eye to the blast. Ahmadu narrated his ordeal while speaking at the Yusuf Dantsoho Hospital where he is receiving treatment, he said he was caught in the blast after leaving the venue of … Continue reading

“Nigeria to Be among World’s Top 20 Economies by 2030″

“Nigeria has the potential to be among the world’s top 20 economies by 2030″, this is according to a report by McKinsey & Co, a global management consulting firm. Bloomberg reports: Nigeria has the potential to be one of the world’s top 20 economies by 2030 with a consumer base exceeding the current populations of … Continue reading