400 Boko Haram terrorist killed in battle to retake Bazza, Michika, Madagali

Heavy fighting between Nigerian troops and Boko Haram terrorists ensued yesterday in Adamawa State as soldiers backed from the air by Nigerian Airforce attack helicopters launched an attack to retake territories in the possession of Boko Haram. In the ensuing battle that continued into the night, Vanguard gathered that about 400 Boko Haram terrorist had been killed while there were casualties on the part of the Nigerian soldiers.

Tb Joshua Synagogue Church, Nigeria & S’Africa bicker over state of mortuary facilities

Three weeks after 116 people, of whom 84 South Africans lost their lives when a six-storey guest house attached to the Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCOAN, Ikotun-Egbe, Lagos, collapsed, fresh indications have emerged that the South-African government and the Nigerian authorities in Lagos are bickering over alleged inadequate mortuary and facilities which may have led to the decomposition of the victims corpses beyond recognition.

Group demands probe of Nigerian politicians who received Malabu bribe

Dan Etete An anti-corruption group, Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL, has petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to investigate Nigerian politicians indicted by Italian investigators in the acquisition of a OPL 245 oil field by Eni, the parent company of Nigeria Agip Oil Company. In the petition signed by its chairman, Debo Adeniran, CACOL,…

South Africa Busts Another Secret Arms Deal By The Zoo Nigeria, Seizes $5.7 million

by PREMIUM TIMES       South African authorities have confiscated yet another US$5.7 million arms money from Nigeria, nearly three weeks after seizing $9.3 million in cash transported by two Nigerians and an Israeli for arms purchase, South Africa-based City Express reported Monday. Nigeria’s National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) As with the…

Group begs the zoo Army to forgive mutineers

By Daniel Abia Snr. Correspondent, P/HarcourtInternational Ministers Forum (IMF) has appealed to the Nigerian Army and the Federal Government to avoid the temptation of killing the 92 soldiers alleged to have committed various degrees of offences following their refusal to confront the Boko Haram terrorist sect in the battle of Konduga.The forum said killing of…

Jonathan’s adviser loses father to Boko Haram

By DAVID MOLOMO, YolaThe father of the former Special Ad­viser on Political Matters to Presi­dent Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Gulak has lost his father to the insurgency in his hometown, Gulak, in the Northern Senatorial District of Adamawa State.The decomposed body of late Alhaji Ali Gillari ,who was among those trapped in the community when the…

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome Removed as Trustee Of Church’s U.K. Branch

LALALooks like things are not going to get better anytime soon for the enstranged couple Chris Oyakhilome and Anita.PremiumTimes reports exclusively that, Mr. Oyakhilome is no longer a trustee of the United Kingdom’s branch of the church.With Mr. Oyakhilome’s removal, his wife, Anita, now presides over a seven-man Board of Trustees of the N8.2 billion…

2015 Presidential Race New APC Timetable Puts Mallam Okorocha In Tight Corner As Imo Governor Briefs Aides Supporters

The intention of the governor of Imo state Mallam Owelle Rochas Okorocha to gamble in the next general election by trying his size in the race for presidency as well as go for governorship position if he fails to grab the plum ticket of his party or that of Vice-Presidency is suffering fresh hitches.