Believe it, Northern monarchs blame Jonathan for insecurity in Nigeria

They, however, restated their readiness to support governments programmes and projects at all levels to bring about peace and rehabilitation of the economic climate of the region.As a way to begin, the council has resolved to offer assistance to displaced persons affected by the insurgency, by providing food and medications to various refugee camps in…

When ridiculous gets a fresh meaning, Nigerian military claims it has killed Shekau, Boko Haram’s leader again,

Nigerian troops might have scored a stra­tegic victory in the current battle against terrorists operating in the North-East on September 17.During a desperate attempt by the insurgents to capture Konduga in their delusion to eventually march on and capture Maiduguri, the man, who had been mimicking the late Abuba­kar Shekau in recent videos might have…

Jonathan to release an undisclosed number of Boko Haram to free 219 Chibok girls

by: Yusuf Alli Govt to release 18 key sect membersDHQ probes report on Shekau’s conditionAfter much persuasion, Boko Haram has agreed to release the abducted 219 Chibok girls if the Federal Government will simultaneously set free its 18 key commanders.The two parties have asked their representatives to go back to their leaders on the new…

I Must Battle Jonathan For PDP Ticket – Tafawa Balewa’s Son

The move by Peoples Democratic Party to present President Goodluck Jonathan as it’s sole candidate for the 2015 presidential election is set to cause a serious storm in the party, as some are alleging injustice. The son of Nigeria’s first Republic Prime Minister, Dr. Abdul-Jhalil Tafawa-Balewa, has said whether the PDP likes it or not,…

S.Africa says death toll in Nigerian building collapse rises to 115

(JOHANNESBURG, South Africa)The death toll from the collapse of a church guesthouse in Lagos has risen to 115, South African minister Jeff Radebe said on Monday, urging the heavily-criticised Nigerian government to investigate the “tragedy”.Minister in the Presidency Radebe said 84 South Africans who were part of visiting church groups had died in the Sept.…

Made-in-Aba shoe daily export hits 1m pairs

The Aba shoe industry project in South-East Nigeria is heading for global market with daily export fig­ures of one million pairs to other African countries, the President of the Abia Think Tank Association, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa has said.Ohuabunwa , who stated this during a press conference ahead of a two-day economic sum­mit in Aba, said that the shoemakers produce quality that compares with the Italian brands, adding that despite leading the Africa market, they are yet to have presence outside the con­tinent.

Hausa/Fulani Islamic terrorists Boko Haram raids Cameroonian villages

Four civilians were killed in the remote north of Cameroon in a cross-border attack by fighters from Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram, according to Cameroon state radio.Cameroon’s army responded after an assault on the village of Assighassia near the city of Mokolo, and two militants were killed and a Cameroonian soldier injured, state-run Cameroon Radio Television reported late on Friday.

Boko Haram terrorists in disarray over Shekau’s reported death

Boko Haram terrorist group appears to be in disarray following the reported death, in battle, of the leader, Abubakar Shekau.Quoting fleeing residents of Konduga, Borno State, News Express had this morning reported the news making the rounds in Maiduguri, the state capital, of the dreaded terrorist leader.

Two Igbo lawmakers Arua Arunsi and Udo Oluchi Ibeji from Abia State, had objected to the call and denounced the late war criminal Benjamin Adekunle

THE shooting ended in 1970 in Nigeria’s fratricidal war, but the war, it is now becoming increasingly obvious has not quite ended. Indeed, the civil war is continuing by other subterranean means, with prejudices and parochialism ossifying along