BOKO HARAM: “Nigeria Is On The Verge Of A Break-Up” – Bishop Oyedepo

Bishop Oyedepo stated: Bishop David Oyedepo, the General Overseer of the Living Faith Church, aka Winners Chapel, while reacting to the incessant attacks by the vicious Boko Haram sect, said that Nigeria is on the verge of a break up.“I hope that we are willing to find solution to it. I would be the last…

‘Northern leaders caused North’s backwardness’

National President, Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, Alhaji Yerima Shettima| credits: File copyThe President of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, Yerima Shettima, has criticised all former heads of state from the North for the backwardness the region is experiencing at the moment, while condemning delegates at the national conference who are against establishing a special fund…

Tragedy hits Aba: Child, 6, dies, 15 others unconscious at Aba vigil centre

The commercial city of Aba in Abia State witnessed a mishap yesterday when a six-year-old child died from fumes from a generating set, while15 others were unconscious. The 16 persons, all natives of Ututu in Arochukwu Local Government Area of the state, were among the attendees of an inter-denominational all- night fellowship at the Young…

Shekau’s kingdom■ Boko Haram control more than half of Borno

The Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has warned the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, against holding talks with the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram, until he receives an official approval from the Federal Government.The apex body of Muslims in the country fears that the Sultan might be blackmailed by the government if he…

Can you see their conspiracy? : Don’t negotiate for Chibok girls, Muslims tell Sultan

The Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has warned the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, against holding talks with the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram, until he receives an official approval from the Federal Government.The apex body of Muslims in the country fears that the Sultan might be blackmailed by the government if he…

Too late for Satan: Suicide bombers can’t make heaven, Sultan tells Boko Haram

 THE Sultan of Sokoto and president-general, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar (III) has stated that any terrorist who thinks he or she could bomb himself and others and still go to heaven is delusional. The Sultan said this yesterday when he hosted security chiefs during the breaking of the Ramadan…

Clueless President Jonathan re-assures on winning war against terror, better life for Nigerians

President Goodluck Jonathan has reassured that his administration was committed to winning the war against terrorism and ensuring better living conditions of Nigerians.In his Eid-el-Fitri message to the nation, the President stated that his government would not be deterred from its goal of positively transforming the country into a strong, united, progressive, stable, secure and prosperous nation in which all citizens would live in peace in spite the immense diversities.

Don’t negotiate for Chibok girls, Muslims tell Sultan

The Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has warned the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, against holding talks with the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram, until he receives an official approval from the Federal Government.The apex body of Muslims in the country fears that the Sultan might be blackmailed by the government if he goes ahead to negotiate with the terrorist group, especially on the over 200 pupils of Government Girls’ Secondary School abducted by the sect on April 14, without an official consent.

Ebola: The enemy at your door

West Africa is gripped by the worst outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)  in history. The deadly virus, which has over 90 percent fatality, could cross borders to more African nations and even Europe. Last week, Nigeria recorded the first ever suspected case of Ebola. What implications does this development portend for Africa’s most populous nation. What lessons do we learn from the outbreak in the sub-region?

Zaria bloody clash death toll hits 35

The leader of Islamist Movement of Nigeria, the Shiites, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zazzakey, yesterday, said the death toll from the bloody clash between soldiers and members of the movement in Zaria, Kaduna State on Friday, has risen to 35 as against 5 earlier reported.Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zazzakey disclosed this at a news conference in Zaria yesterday on the incident, adding that he believed the operation by soldiers was ordered from Abuja.