Biafra Independence 2014

Terry Paulson What would you say to the Founding Fathers who gathered in Philadelphia to craft the Declaration of Independence knowing that it would mean war with England? Would you have told them to wait, to keep trying diplomacy, or to wait for England to leave them alone? Would you support their taking up arms…

16 ‘female bombers’ held in training

by: Kolade Adeyemi, Kano Man believed to be training female bombers was arrested yesterday in Kano.Also arrested with Ibrahim Ibrahim, were the 16 girls who security agents said were being trained as would-be bombers.Sources in Kano said the teenage girls were arrested when security men swooped on the place were they were being trained following…

Cattle thieves kill 5 in Plateau

By Mariam Aleshinloye Agboola, Jos No fewer than five persons are feared dead and 413 cows  rustled from herdsmen in Yelwa and Dorowa communities in Shendam  and Barkin Ladi local government areas respectively in Plateau State. It was gathered that the armed cow thieves got to Yelwa village at about 4 p.m. on Sunday and…

New draft constitution emerges at Confab

The National Conference secretariat distributed a draft new national constitution to delegates yesterday, in what came as a surprise to many of them who said the idea of producing such document was never approved.On their resumption from recess, delegates also yesterday received copies of the conference report, a bill on constitution amendments being proposed, as…