Too late already: Suicide bombers kill 13 students in Kano • We won’t keep quiet again —Emirs

Kola Oyelere, Christian Okeke and Hassan IbrahimPANDEMONIUM broke out at the Federal College of Education (FCE), Kano, when two suicide bombers invaded the premises of the school, killing 15 people, including themselves.ADVERTISEMENTThis was as no fewer than 34 got injured and admitted into different hospitals in the state capital.The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Adenrele…

Declare total war on Boko Haram, Zoo’s Senate to the Zoologist •Refers $1bn requested to committees

THE Senate, on Tuesday, asked the Federal Government to declare full scale war on the Boko Haram insurgents, whose activities have threatened the peace of north-eastern states. This was contained in a two-point resolution by the lawmakers, upon the adoption of a motion moved by the Senate Leader, Senator Victor Ndoma Egba.The motion, entitled: “Threat…

Incompetency rules the Zoo Nigeria: N1.5b Smuggled for Arms: Jonathan summons Security Chiefs

President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday held a closed-door meeting with some security chiefs over the $ 9.3m arms deal that was busted in South Africa. According to Presidency a source, Jonathan demanded “full briefing” on how South African security impounded the cash in the private jet.South African police said yesterday that it investigating the cash…

Rescind capital punishment, NBA tells FG

Chris Agbambu, Bola Badmus, Ayomide Owonibi-Odekanyin, Akin Adewakun and Sunday EjikeSOME prominent Nigerians, on Tuesday, warned President Goodluck Jonathan to tread with caution on the death sentence passed on 12 Nigerian soldiers for munity by the military tribunal, headed by Brigadier-General Chukwuemeka Okonkwo.ADVERTISEMENTAccording to them, the warning became necessary because of the far-reaching implications of…

ACF blames Northern woes on Jonathan, past leaders

By Luka BinniyatKADUNA—The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, yesterday, accused all former Nigerian leaders of northern origin as well as incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan of being responsible for the past and present economic, social, security and political problems of Northern Nigeria.In a communique issued yesterday, after an emergency meeting of all northern groups, called by the…