A high-wired plot to obstruct the actualisation of the Ibaka Deep Seaport project within the deep waters of Akwa Ibom State, by some highly placed persons working in tandem with some officials of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has been uncovered.Daily Sun checks revealed that the plot is being hatched by some opposition governors and…
Borno State Governor, Mr. Kashim Shetima, on Thursday asked the Federal Government to consider the option of negotiating with the Boko Haram sect if the action would ensure the release of the Chibok schoolgirls in their custody.Shetima stated this during an interview monitored on the Cable News Network in Abuja.The governor said, “We need to…
BY John BulusABUJA—Former President of Ijaw Youth Congress, IYC, and leader of Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force, NDPVF, Alhaji Dokubo Asari, has said that those scheming to remove President Goodluck Jonathan from office were fanning the embers of war in Nigeria.He also accused Northern leaders of creating the atmosphere of insecurity in the country.Asari, who…
Former president of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Delta South and Central senatorial district, Eze Peter Chukwu, has advised the Igbo to forget about being the nation’s president for now and put their house in order.Chukwu expressed dismay over the current disunity with the Igbo race, describing the situation as their greatest undoing.“It is a pity that the Igbo have not been able to put their acts together. It is also sad that their republican
Few hours after some troops deployed to Borno on counter insurgency operations fired shots at the official vehicle of the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, Maiduguri, Major General Ahmadu Mohammed as he attempted to address them, Defence Headquarters, yesterday, announced his immediate redeployment.The Defence Headquarters, which described the shooting incident as sad, has also launched a military inquiry.It will be recalled that last Wednesday, some soldiers were reported to have fired shots at the official vehicle of the
Governor Kassim Shettima of Borno State has said that if negotiating with the Boko Haram sect would bring back the abducted Chibok schoolgirls, the Federal Government should not ignore the option. He also regretted that it took President Goodluck Jonathan three weeks to reach out to him on the matter.Shettima, who said this in an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour yesterday, decried the decision of President Jonathan not to go into negotiation with the insurgents, noting that the nation had no option.
It was a misadventure, last night, for suspected Boko Haram insurgents who engaged the Joint Military Taskforce in a
Unknown gunmen on Wednesday burnt down two primary schools and an MTN telecommunication mast in Shadarki village in Darazo Local Government Area of Bauchi State.The attack is coming barely 25 days after unknown gunmen attacked the Government Girl’s Secondary School Yana in Shira Local Government Area of the state in which a five-year old girl was burnt to death and staff quaters, the school bus and an eight-man block rank and file quarters were all burnt down.