Tears of a ‘one Nigeria’ apologist: ‘Foreign fighters aiding Boko Haram—Jonathan • Says world must help fight the insurgency

Christian Okeke -AbujaPRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan, on Wednesday, said foreign fighters have added a new dimension to the emerging phase of terrorism in the world.Addressing the United Nations (UN) Security Council High-Level Meeting on the threat of terrorism to global peace and security, President Jonathan said the world must act immediately to stop the new phenomenon…

Atiku of APC Islamic brotherhood finally Declares For President, Promises “Great New Nigeria”

Former Nigeria Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has declared his interest in contesting next year’s presidential election on the banner of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC).Speaking at the Shehu Musa Yar’ adua Centre in Abuja, where he addressed a World Press Conference on Wednesday, the ex-founding member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), expressed his…

13 people die in Owerri auto crash

A heart rending spectacle played out yesterday along the ever-busy Owerri-Aba federal highway as no fewer than 13 out of the 14 people in a commuter bus, perished in a ghastly road accident. he unfortunate citizens lost their lives when the commercial vehicle they were travelling in had a head on collision with a Mack…

Again because they are Biafrans: ‘We won’t plead for the 12 soldiers sentenced to death’ – Senate

 by: foluso The Chairman, Senate Committee on Defence, Senator Thompson Sekibo has said that members of the Senate will not be intervening on the death verdict handed to 12 soldiers for mutiny by a military court on September 16th.Senator Sekibo who spoke with journalists after a closed-door meeting between the senate committee on Defence and…

Boko Haram: 52 members arrested in Biu

Security operatives have arrested more than 50 Boko Haram militants in separate operations in Biu, Borno State, between yesterday and today, two military sources have disclosed.The militants rode into Biu in a truck. The insurgents were arrested after the truck driver alerted security agents at a checkpoint that some of his passengers had threatened to…