Let Us End the Pretence and Declare Nigeria a Unitary State!

Ogaga Ifowodo | 2014-07-23
Let Us End the Pretence and Declare Nigeria a Unitary State!

The Vanguard of Monday, 14 July 2014 carried three full page advertorials on one issue: the impasse at the National Conference over a proper derivation formula. The Committee on Devolution of Powers, whose report was the last to be debated at plenary

Attack on Buhari and Innocent Nigerians

NVS News | 2014-07-23
Attack on Buhari and Innocent Nigerians

The multiple bomb attack today on General Buhari, one of the national leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and innocent Nigerians confirms that our county is In the grip of terror.

PRESIDENT JONATHAN DENOUNCES KADUNA BOMBINGS

NVS News | 2014-07-23
PRESIDENT JONATHAN DENOUNCES KADUNA BOMBINGS

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan condemns the bombings in Kaduna today which appeared to have targeted former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari and prominent Islamic Cleric, Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi.

Jonathan, Chibok girls and pressure

Idang Alibi | 2014-07-23
Jonathan, Chibok girls and pressure

Today marks 100 days since a group of over 200 girls of Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, were abducted by the terrorist group Boko Haram.

Bomb kills at least 15 in Kaduna

NVS | 2014-07-23
Bomb kills at least 15 in Kaduna

A bomb tossed off the back of a motorcycle at a Nigerian Muslim cleric killed at least 15 people on a busy commercial road in the northern city of Kaduna on Wednesday, witnesses said.

A Peculiar Mess In Villagesquare

Remi Oyeyemi | 2014-07-23
A Peculiar Mess In Villagesquare

Mop it up the more
And more mendacious its mess
Cocoon it the more
This hatchet man
Pervades the village with perversion
Its mess, more ceaseless
Turning into a cesspit
Our own Villagesquare
Contaminating its well
Fouling up its fountain