Cameroonian army kills 60 Boko Haram terrorists members, 100 killed in Borno communal clash

MORE than 100 persons were killed, yesterday, in a communal clash involving three border communities in Gwoza Local Government Council of Borno State. Members of Attagara, Aghapalwa and Gwoshe border communities were said to have taken up arms against one another. It, however, turned out to be a religious war between Christians and Muslims. It…

FEC okays $242.2m World Bank loans for Lagos

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved two World Bank loans of $242.2 million (over N40 billion) for infrastructural development in Lagos State. Addressing reporters after the FEC meeting presided over by President Goodluck Jonathan, Minister of Information Labaran Maku said the first loan of $200 million from the International Development Association (IDA) was for…

Nigeria’ll implement UN Arms Trade Treaty

President Goodluck Jonathan has promised Nigeria’s commitment to the implementation of the United Nations (UN) Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) of April 2013. The President spoke yesterday at a three-day National Stakeholders’ Consultative Forum on Illicit Arms and Light Weapons, which opened on Monday in Abuja. Represented by the Minister of Interior Abba Moro, the President…

Nigerian Senators Negotiate Bribe To Endorse Report On Missing Petro-Billions

A credible source at the Nigerian Senate has told SaharaReporters that members of the Senate Committee on Finance led by Senator Ahmed Makarfi have been offered unspecified amounts of bribe by agents of Nigeria’s Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, and officials of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), to endorse the committee’s interim report…