After wasting innocent bloods this is what crazy Jonathan said they will get: Disarmed insurgents to be rehabilitated —FG

The Federal Government has revealed that those insurgents, who surrendered their weapons to the Nigerian troops, will be rehabilitated back to the society.The Nigerian Military recorded a huge success last week Tuesday, September 17, when it killed a man, who appeared in recent videos claiming to be the leader of the Islamist militant group, Boko…

Hausa feels the pain: Displaced persons become Almajiris in Maiduguri • As women deliver babies on the streets

INTERNALLY Displaced Persons (IDPs) who escaped to Maiduguri when Bama was attacked by the Boko Haram insurgents are now begging for food and other essentials in Maiduguri while three women among them delivered babies on the streets. ADVERTISEMENT A BBC Hausa report monitored in Kaduna quoted a Maiduguri resident who craved for anonymity as saying…

Soyinka and the price of partiality

  AFTER the election of President Goodluck Jonathan in 2011, my cousin, who lives in my hometown, called me. He told me that he, in concert with many other supporters of President Goodluck Jonathan, was celebrating the president’s electoral victory. In such elation and jubilation over the triumph of their preferred candidate, it is possible…

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…

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…

$9.3m scandal: APC Reps storm out of House

 by John Alechenu, John Ameh, Ade Adesomoju and Seun Ariyibi Angry All Progressives Congress members in the House of Representatives staged a walkout   on Tuesday in protest against a failed debate on the controversial $9.3m   seized from two Nigerians and an Israeli by the South African authorities on September 5.The two Nigerians and the Israeli  …