Convicted Hausa/Fulani Islamic terrorists Boko Haram kingpin Kabiru Sokoto set to name sponsors •Applies for presidential pardon

There is strong indication that convicted Boko Haram member, Kabiru Umar (a.k.a Kabiru Sokoto) will soon begin to drop names and organisations of alleged sponsors of the dreaded Islamic sect.He is to unveil the sponsors to the office of National Security Adviser for onward submission to President Goodluck Jonathan if amnesty is granted him.Sokoto had appealed to the president for official pardon, promising to assist the government in its efforts to end the activities of the now outlawed sect.

IS: Cameron warns of possible threat to UK

    by: Agency Reporter Islamic State militants could grow strong enough to target people on the streets of Britain unless action is taken, David Cameron has warned. The British Prime Minister, writing in the Sunday Telegraph, said a “humanitarian response” to IS was not enough and a “firm security response” was needed. The BBC…

Nigeria Hasn’t Given Priority To Ebola Treatment, Abandons Nano Silver Treatment, International Consultants Threaten To Quit

      SAHARAREPORTERS, NEW YORK        Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu Nigerian and international doctors say the outbreak of Ebola two weeks ago has exposed the weakness of Nigeria’s healthcare system, describing the promise by Federal Government officials to mobilize against the debilitating disease as hollow. An oxygen tank used for…

Mayhem averted as mallam Okorocha’s supporters, Mbaise youths clash

      By CHIDI NKWOPARA, OWERRI. Scores of security personnel present at the 2014 New Yam Festival of Mbaise people had a hectic time at the weekend, in stopping what could have degenerated to a full scale war between the supporters of Governor Rochas Okorocha and Mbaise youths. Earlier in his welcome address, the…

2015: Akwa Ibom indigenes assure Jonathan on votes

        Akwa Ibom people have urged President Goodluck Jonathan to step forward and recontest for the office of the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in 2015, declaring their readiness to give him 100 per cent votes. The state governor, Godswill Akpabio, on behalf of the people of the state, made…

There will be no elections: You must run, South-east zone tells Jonathan

    By EMMANUEL UZOR, Onitsha Ahead of the 2015 general elec­tions, South East leaders yester­day converged on Awka, Anambra State capital at a mega rally, to prevail on President Goodluck Jon­athan to seek a re-elec­tion to complete some of the projects initiated by him. The mega rally held at Ekwueme Square, Awka, which was…

Panic in Borno/Adamawa communities

    By TIMOTHY OLANREWAJU, MAIDUGURI …As Boko Haram insurgents flee Gwoza Fear has gripped residents of some communi­ties around the border of Borno and Ad­amawa states following rumours that Boko Ha­ram insurgents fleeing from Gwoza may attack their communities. Ezekiel Musa and Markus Yalah, both residents of Askira, south of Borno and Madagali in…

Fire destroys over 100 shops in Ibadan market

GOODS worth over N1billion were destroyed in a fire inferno that ravaged parts of the popular Aleshinloye market in Ibadan,Oyo state capital at the weekend.Men of the State Fire Service yesterday successfully quenched the raging fire, which began on Friday night.Hundreds of affected traders were seen wailing over the huge loss, calling on well- meaning individuals and government at all levels to come and assist them.

Cameroon orders security agents to hide intelligence from corrupt Nigeria

Strong indications have emerged that Nigeria’s neighbour, Cameroon, is not cooperating with the country in the efforts to stop the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria and its borders.Investigations on Friday revealed that the Cameroonian government had issued a directive to all its military commanders in charge of border areas with Nigeria to keep all critical information about Boko Haram away from Nigeria.