Bloody Nigeria

9 killed in Benue communal clash

The Benue State Police Command has said nine persons were killed on Monday in a communal clash in Awe, a Benue/Nasarawa boundary town. Police spokesman, Daniel Ezeala, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday in Makurdi, the state capital. Ezeala said the deceased have been deposited at…

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4 Boko Haram members sentenced to life imprisonment

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja yesterday convicted five members of the dreaded Islamic Boko Haram sect for bombing the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, office and the All Christian Fellowship Church in Suleja and Abuja. Four of the convicts got life imprisonment. The bombings, masterminded by the terrorists, resulted in killings of scores…

Obasanjo

Obasanjo I made successful mistakes

FORMER President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, reviewed criticisms that greeted his leadership style when he was president, saying all mistakes his critics claimed he made were “successful mistakes.” Many Nigerians, especially people from the South West, had severally scored his eight-year rule low, particularly for turning his back on the zone. Chief Obasanjo, who was…