Estimated 71 people have been killed in Borno State in the restless North-east of Nigeria in co-ordinated attacks by the Boko Haram Islamic terrorist group, official Nigerian Army press release says. The report said 105 prisoners including jailed terrorists were freed in the dawn raid in the Bama area of Borno State. All Nigerian military and police installations including army barracks and police stations were sacked and burnt to the ground. Government buildings in Bama were also destroyed and set on fire according to military and eye witness reports.
War in Nigeria Reports are coming in that gunmen suspected to be members of Boko Haram on evening of Tuesday 7 May 2013 attacked a police barracks and other military installations in the heart of Borno State. Casualties are thought to be very high. Bodies of policemen were seen littered on the street very close to where the attack took place.
Biafra: The Tithes and the Taunted Rejoicing Ikechukwu Enyiagu writes for Radio Biafra Editorial Board in response to reactions to the Editorial of 6 May 2013 This piece takes a closer look at the principle of God’s demand to tithing in the church; His view, intention and direction for its full utilization. It equally intends to highlight the place of the tither, who is qualified to tithe, who is qualified to receive the tithes, the right church and altar to tithe and the place of the church in the symbiotic tithing commitments.
By: Sadiq Abdulateef on May 7, 2013 – 1:34am Again, the issue of Nigeria and her governance took a centre stage yesterday, with the threat by a former member of the House of Representatives and a chieftain of the Congress for Progressive Change, Hon. Farouk Adamu Aliyu that ‘it is either a Northerner as President in 2015 or there will be no more Nigeria. Aliyu’s outburst in an exclusive interview with LEADERSHIP in Abuja was a direct response to the ex-Niger Delta militant and leader of Niger Delta Volunteer Force, Mujahid Asari Dokubo declaration on Sunday that ‘there will be no peace in the country, if Jonathan was denied a second term’.