INSURGENCY: The Security Questions

As the debate regarding whether or not to extend the ‘state of emergency’ imposed on the three terror infested states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa States goes on following its scheduled end in May, two, dastardly acts of devilish intents recently threw the nation into a quagmire.These were the Nyanya Motor Park bombing on April 14, 2014 by the Boko Haram terrorists group which claimed over 100 lives with over 200 others wounded, though the Police gave an official figure of 72 dead, and the mindless abduction of young school girls of Government Girls Secondary school, Chibok whose number has now been put at 234.

Lecturer Slain In Kogi State As Ebira and Igala Clashes – Polytechnic Shut Down Over Lecturer’s Murder

Mr Abimaje said to be a senior lecturer was allegedly stabbed to death by his students when trying to settle a dispute amongst them. The dispute allegedly degenerated from a clash between two females of the Ebira and Igala tribes. The Polytechnic has been shut down indefinitely and students were asked to vacate their hostels…

Confab:Delegates back additional state for S’East

…Expunge immunity clause  From IHEANACHO NWOSU and FRED ITUA, Abuja Agitation by the South-East for an additional state, yesterday, got the endorsement of members of the National Conference Committee on Political Restructuring and Forms of Government. They agreed that there was need for the region to be given one more state in the interest of justice…

APGA, No Threat To APC -Says Okorocha

The Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has asked the embattled National Chairman of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, Chief Victor Umeh to win his Senatorial zone for APGA before boasting of winning Imo state for APGA in 2015 election. First, we take the liberty to say that Chief Victor Umeh’s threat or boasting…

Boko Haram: Community policing only solution — Ex-Army chief

BY GODFREY BIVBERE LAGOS—Former Chief of Army Staff, General Salihu Ibrahim, has advocated community policing as the best way to curb the problem of Boko Haram insurgency in the country. strategizing: The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen Kenneth Minima (left); his Air Force counterpart, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (middle) and General Officer Commanding 3rd Division,…

Who said Biafrans are not united? Biafra gets its first CCTV Gadgets from IPOB German Branch.

The world headquarters of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) today took delivery of a van laden with electronic surveillance gadgets and other security hardware donated by Biafrans in Germany. This is a clear demonstration that Biafrans all over the world are committed to the project of Biafra restoration not just in words but in…

National Conference: Animals in the zoo want referendum

(ABUJA) A cross-section of Nigerians of all walks of life have urged the Federal Government to subject the outcome of the ongoing National Conference to a referendum. A nationwide opinion survey of personalities conducted by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday indicated that most respondents preferred ratification of conference decisions by referendum rather…

Benue Leaders Accuse Soldiers Of Extra-Judicial Killings

 Leaders of the Tiv community in Gboko Local Government Area of Benue State on Wednesday appeared before the National Human Right Commission to narrate how soldiers, attached to a plant of the Dangote Cement, killed seven of their youths. According to the Tiv leaders, the youths, including a lady, lost their lives when the soldiers shot indiscriminately at unarmed members of the community who were protesting against