Confab report ready — Kutigi

Captain Sule on his wedding day in November 2013 Insurgents belonging to the dreaded Islamist group, Boko Haram, have killed Captain Benjamin Sule, a Nigerian army officer who just wedded eight months ago. A close military friend of the late Captain Sule told SaharaReporters that Boko Haram gunmen killed the young, newly wed officer in…

Boko Haram kill 10 in northern Cameroon

Militants with suspected ties to Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram have killed 10 people in a raid on a remote village in north Cameroon, police say.Nine bus passengers and a soldier were shot dead after coming “face-to-face” with heavily armed militants in Zigague, they add.The son of a local chief was kidnapped in the attack,…

Bayelsa communities shut oil wells

by: Mike Odiegwu Members of the Egbebiri communities in Biseni clan, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, have seized the Idu oil field belonging to the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC).It was learnt that the field is made up of about five oil wells numbered as 3, 6, 8, 11 and 12.The Egbebiri communities were said to have…

He is a devil: Okorocha accused of giving church N50m dud cheque for re-roofing Maria Assumpta Cathedral, Owerri

  BY CHIDI NKWOPARA, OWERRI. Governor Rochas Okorocha has again come under fire as a fiery Catholic cleric, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has accused him of giving a N50 million dud cheque to the Catholic Archbishop of Owerri Ecclesiastical Province, His Grace, Dr. Anthony J.V. Obinna. Mbaka told the congregation that Okorocha allegedly gave the…