I have access to Boko Haram, says Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo said on Thursday that he could reach out to the violent Islamic sect, Boko Haram, over the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls by the sect, but regretted that the Federal Government had yet togive him the go ahead. Obasanjo,in an interview on the Hausa Service of the British Broadcasting Corporation,…

18 soldiers in soup over alleged mutiny

By MARIAM ALESHINLOYE AGBOOLA JOS, AND MOLLY KILETE. ABUJA• 5 securitymen among 10 killed in fresh Plateau attackFor their role in the alleged mutiny at 7 Division, Nigerian Army, Maiduguri, Borno State on May 14 this year, 18 soldiers have been arrested, sources claimed.This is even as gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, shot and…