Thousands fleeing Boko Haram for safe haven

by: Our Reporter Thousands of Nigerians fleeing Islamist militants are searching for sanctuary, say government and international relief officials. No thanks to the latest Boko Haram’s campaign to seize the Northeast. Gwoza, a town of about 50,000 near Nigeria’s remote border with Cameroon, is worse hit, reports Wall Street Journal Hundreds of thousands of Nigerians…

Draft constitution, Jonathan’s 3rd term agenda —Northern delegates

  NORTHERN delegates to the national conference, on Tuesday, unanimously rejected the draft new constitution introduced by the leadership of the conference, describing it as a move to perfect third term agenda for President Goodluck Jonathan.The delegates, under the umbrella of Northern Delegates Forum (NDF), disowned the draft new constitution and emphatically dissociated themselves from…

Biafra Independence 2014

Terry Paulson What would you say to the Founding Fathers who gathered in Philadelphia to craft the Declaration of Independence knowing that it would mean war with England? Would you have told them to wait, to keep trying diplomacy, or to wait for England to leave them alone? Would you support their taking up arms…

16 ‘female bombers’ held in training

by: Kolade Adeyemi, Kano Man believed to be training female bombers was arrested yesterday in Kano.Also arrested with Ibrahim Ibrahim, were the 16 girls who security agents said were being trained as would-be bombers.Sources in Kano said the teenage girls were arrested when security men swooped on the place were they were being trained following…