Suspected assassins kill five in Rivers

 by Chukwudi AkasikeAT least, five persons were killed in Ogbogu, Ogba Egbema Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State by unknown gunmen suspected to be assassins.It was gathered that the incident, which happened at about 8.30pm on Wednesday, caused pandemonium in the community as the suspected assassins detonated explosives at the house of the President-General…

Nigerian military retracts claim it freed 107 abducted schoolgirls, says students are still missing.

Nnenna IbehAn apparently embarrassed Nigerian military on Thursday backtracked on its claim that it freed majority of the 129 female students of the Government Girls’ Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, abducted on Monday night by suspected Boko Haram members.The spokesperson of the Defence Headquarters, DHQ, Chris Olukolade, had said 107 of the girls were freed…

President Jonathan shifts security meeting

President Goodluck Jonathan rescheduled yesterday another meeting with governors over rising insecurity. The meeting will take place next Wednesday. The Presidency on Wednesday, through a statement by presidential spokesman Dr. Reuben Abati, invited governors and the National Security Council for a meeting yesterday to discuss insecurity. Although it was thought that all the governors were…