The fatal presidential mistakes: How Jonathan lost it all

Charles Kumolu, (Vanguard) An exhaustive probe of the key flip-flops that led to President Goodluck Jonathan's defeat and how the President lost the goodwill that earned him victory in 2011.


Nigerian man, Osa Alohaneke, stabs fiancée to death in Texas

Azuka Jebose Molokwu, (Punch) Within the past decade, nearly 12,000 American women, including undocumented, resident aliens and naturalised citizens, were murdered by their current or estranged lovers. This number clearly is more than the number of American soldiers killed in the recent wars against terrorism.

Kidnapping is our family business, says arrested Lagos Nanny from Hell

Samson Folarin, (Punch) The nanny, who kidnapped three children in the Surulere area of Lagos State, has said her husband, Waheed Kareem, is the mastermind of the kidnap.

Nigerians living abroad remitted $21bn in 2014 - World Bank

Omoh Gabriel, (Vanguard) The World Bank has disclosed that Nigeria received a total of $21 billion from its citizens living abroad as home remittance in 2014 saying that growth of remittance is expected to slow this year.

New York's Empire State Building lights up for missing Chibok girls

Staff, (Vanguard) New York’s Empire State building was lit up in red and purple Tuesday in honor of more than 200 Nigerian girls kidnapped by Boko Haram militants one year ago.

Column: How Olusegun Obasanjo destroyed PDP (Part 1)

Ochereome Nnanna, (Vanguard) Why did the PDP lose the presidential and National Assembly elections? Why did the unthinkable happen, whereby Jonathan, the incumbent president, failed to get re-elected? Why has the erstwhile "largest party in Africa" shrunk to the "largest opposition in Nigeria"? Why did the PDP which, in its heydays in power and glory used to boast that it would rule for sixty years, lose out after only sixteen years?

APC's broom sweeps governorship polls (TABLE) • Wins 19 States, leading in four others

Staff, (Vanguard) With ferocious intensity, the All Progressives Congress (APC) swept into its kitty most of the 29 governorship seats contested at the weekend. The huge victory has catapulted the party to the enviable position of the dominant party in Nigeria.

Abuja Judge declines to stop impeachment proceedings against Fayose

Staff, (Vanguard) A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja yesterday refused to halt the impeachment proceeding being spearheaded by the 19 All Progressives Congress, APC, members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly against Governor Ayodele Fayose, and his deputy, Kolapo Olusola.