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‘Coward soldiers stalling Boko Haram battle’

Nigeria’s campaign against Islamist Boko Haram insurgents is being hampered by “cowards” within the armed forces, National Security Adviser (NSA) Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) said yesterday in London. Boko Haram’s bloody uprising to carve out an Islamic caliphate has taken much of Nigeria’s northeast. “Unfortunately, we have a lot of cowards. We have people who…

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APC rejects Jonathan administration’s call to postpone elections

The All Progressives Congress (APC), the Buhari Campaign Council, Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and Governors Babatunde Fashola (Lagos) and Aliyu Wamako (Sokoto) all said no to any postponement. While Fashola and Wamako spoke at campaign rallies in their states, the others responded in separate statements. In a statement in Abuja  by its National Publicity…

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Principal gets death threats for releasing Buhari’s results

Barely 24 hours after releasing Gen. Muhammadu Buhari’s 1961 West African School Certificate (WASC) results, the Principal of the Government College, Katsina, Mallam Isyaku Bello, has been receiving death threats. The source of the threats could not be ascertained last night. The principal was summoned by his employers, the Katsina State Ministry of Education, in…