Harassment: Kalu, The Sun, file N500m suit against Abia govt

By CHRIS IWARAHFormer Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Kalu and The Sun Publishing Limited have asked a Federal High Court in Lagos to restrain the Nigeria Police and agents of Abia State government from harassing and threat­ening them.In a fundamental rights en­forcement application filed by their lawyer, Chief Charles Enwelunta on September 10, the…

Don’t cede any inch of Nigerian territory to Boko Haram, regent urges FG

By Nwabueze OkonkwoONITSHA—Worried by the alleged capture of some communities in the northern part of the country by Islamic religious sect, Boko Haram, the traditional regent of Mbosi in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State, Okey–Joe Onuakalusi, yesterday warned that no part of the nation’s land should be ceded to the insurgents.Sounding the note…

Hausa/Fulani Islamic terrorists Boko Haram Spokesman Bama, Minchika, Manalapan Are Under Our Control

“This is a rebuttal from the information dissemination and sensitization unit of the Jamaatul Ahlil Sunna Lidawati Wal Jihad (Boko Haram) on the series of lies that the Nigeria military have been feeding the world on our recent conquests. Let the whole world know that we are on the path of victory because up to

Borno NBA suspends members over Ali Sheriff and ex-Chief Ihejirika probe

The Maiduguri branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has suspended 14 of its members for publicly de­nouncing calls for the probe of former Borno governor, Ali Sheriff and ex-Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen Azubuike Ihejirika by branch leaders.Chairman of the association, Abdulwasiu Alfa told journal­ists at a press conference in Maiduguri, Borno State capital yesterday that the association took the decision due to what he called “gross misconduct and going against the bye-laws on the part of the members.”

Nigeria Defence headquarters We are in full control of Mubi

The Defence headquarters declared yesterday that the troops were in full control of Mubi, the second largest city in Adamawa State, even as no fewer than 70 insurgents were said to have been killed by local hunters and vigilante groups.A Defence Headquarters, DHQ tweet yesterday read, “Mubi has not been attacked. Troops are still in patrol. Deployment positions in and around the town keeping watch. Situation is calm.”

Hausa/Fulani Islamic terrorists Boko Haram on killing spree in Michika

Fleeing residents of Michika have spoken of how Boko Haram insurgents killed more than 120 people since they took hold of the town about one week ago.The insurgents are said to be going round the town, selecting choice properties which they take over. Occupants of such properties who resist them are killed, residents said.

Boko Haram recruits Tuareg fighters •As sect, army claim control over Bama, Michika, Madagali •Cameroon kills 100 insurgents

by Chris Agbambu, Seyi Gesinde, Hassan Ibrahim, James Bwala and Christian Okeke THE war against insurgency in the country is entering a new dimension, as the Boko Haram Islamist group is believed to be recruiting Tuareg fighters to beef up its offensive against Nigerian military.ADVERTISEMENTAn indication to this was confirmed, when Cameroon’s Communications Minister, Issa…

20 police officers still missing after Boko Haram’s attack

    Written by Saxone Ahkaine (Kaduna), Mohammed Abubakar, Karls Tsokar (Abuja) and Njadvara Musa (Maiduguri) (With agency report) • Cameroun claims killing over 100 terrorists • Insurgents allege capture of Bama, others• Govt to restructure Defence MinistryNO fewer than 20 police officers are still unaccounted for after an attack on the Mobile Police Force Training…