Too late for Nigeria as the zoo formally asks United Nations to blacklist Boko Haram

A decision will be taken Thursday.The Nigerian government has formally asked the United Nations Security Council to blacklist the extremist group, Boko Haram.Nigeria urged the Security Council al Qaeda sanctions committee to recognize the group as a terrorist organization, indicating a further raise in the government’s effort to root the group.The move comes days after…

118 killed in Jos bomb explosions

The relative peace in Jos, the Plateau State capital, was shattered yesterday when twin-bomb explosions went off in the city, killing about 118 people. “The exact figure of the dead bodies recovered as of now is 118,” Mohammed Abdulsalam, co-ordinator for the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, North-Central, told AFP. He added that “more bodies…