Boko Haram terrorists blows bridge in Yobe

Boko Haram continued its onslaught in the Northeast yesterday, blowing up a bridge linking Buni Yadi with Damaturu in Yobe State.The insurgents attacked Katarko, hitting a military facility, before entering the town. Eight people were killed.Katarko is 22 kilometers south of Damaturu, the state capital. It is in Gujba Local Government Area, one of the strongholds of the Boko Haram insurgents.Eyewitnesses said the insurgents stormed the town around 7:30pm and operated unhindered till 2.00am yesterday.

Prof. Pat Utomi don’t judge public officers by road construction

Nigerians have been cautioned against judging public office holders based on the number of roads constructed.Speaking at the Directors Forum organised recently by Poise Nigeria, founder of the Centre for Values in Leadership (CVL), Prof. Pat Utomi, called for a more pragmatic approach to governance in Nigeria by evolving a culture of quality works and good maintenance culture. “What is the essence of road constructions that will not be properly maintained years after? He asked.

President Jonathan N100m gift divides Chibok community

A rift has broken out between the parents of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls and the community’s leaders over the sharing of the N100m cash gift allegedly given to the parents of the students by President Goodluck Jonathan.The money was allegedly given by the President after a meeting in Abuja on July 22.

TIMEBOMB!!! Nigeria can explode anytime. You need to Read what ex-Ohanaeze leader says…

UMUAHIA — FORMER President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Dr. Dozie Ikedife, has described Nigeria as an inflammable commodity that could explode anytime. Ikedife, a delegate at the ongoing National Conference, warned that the country could explode, if the confab failed to handle the issue of derivation formula with honesty, seriousness and without unnecessary sentiment.According to him,…

B’ Haram kills seven in Adamawa

Suspected members of Boko Haram have carried out an attack on Garkida, a village in Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa State, killing four soldiers, three civilians and left many people injured.The Punch learnt that the insurgents stormed the town in their numbers around 6.30pm on Sunday night firing sporadically and razed down a police…

We’re stranded in Malaysia -Bayelsa indigenes

No fewer than 70 Bayelsa State indigenes on state scholarships in Malaysia have raised the alarm that they are stranded in the Asian country.There was a strong indication on Monday that the beneficiaries of the programme, who had graduated from different academic disciplines in the country, were stranded and battling deportation threat from Malaysian Government.A…

Petroleum to contribute $108bn to Nigeria’s GDP — McKinsey report

 BY SEBASTINE OBASIDespite the challenges of insecurity, Nigeria’s ongoing struggle with poverty and withheld investments by the international oil companies, IOCs, the oil and gas sector has the potential to contribute about $108 billion yearly by 2030, up from $73 billion in 2013, a McKinsey Report has stated.The report, which was released recently stated that…

Biafrans held prisoners in their own land: “When shall Biafran’s misery end?”

The so-called human rights defenders of this world have abandoned us in Biafraland due to Nigeria’s occupation of the land; eager to bribe those that supposed to protect into becoming killers with Biafran oil money. Watch this video and you will not believe there are torture centers in Igboland built to suppress youths who dare to seek to end the Brutal rule that Nigeria has prescribed upon Biafrans.Pay good attention as you watch the video for chances are there is someone you know that is among the captives.This boils my head and repeatedly I asked: “When shall Biafran’s misery end?”