Lagos owes $1bn of states’ $3bn external debts

 by Everest AmaefuleThe Lagos State Government owes 33.86 per cent of the country’s total sub-national external debts (debts owed by state governments), investigation has shown.Statistics obtained from the website of the Debt Management Office in Abuja on Wednesday showed that out of the total external debt of $3.01bn, Lagos State owed $1.02bn, leaving the remaining…

Boko Haram: Jonathan denies hiring Davis as negotiator

by: Bukola Amusan, Abuja The Federal Government has denied hiring Australia’s Stephen Davis as a Boko Haram negotiator. The Coordinator of the National Information Centre, Mike Omeri, who disclosed government’s position on the issue in Abuja on Friday, said the government has no plan of prosecuting any Nigerian for now following the allegations made by…

United States of America Capture of Borno towns reputation of Nigeria’s military at stake

The United States of America  warned yesterday that the reputation of Nigeria’s military was at stake while the future of the country and her children was in jeopardy following the capture of some towns in the north eastern part of the country in the last few weeks by Boko Haram terrorists.This came as Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh, revealed that for the country to win the war against terrorism, there was the need for diplomatic lobbying for foreign assistance in areas of equipment.

Hausa/Fulani Islamic terrorists Boko Haram Takes Over Another Town In Yobe

As the battle for Bama in Borno State with Boko Haram and Nigeria troops continues, Gulani Local Government council in Yobe state has been captured by  Boko Haram terrorists.The takeover of Gulani local government brings to  two the total number of LGAs under the control of the insurgents in the state with Gujba earlier captured one month ago.

In Maiduguri 12,000 Civilian Volunteers Demand Permission From Government To Go After Hausa/Fulani Islamic terrorists Boko Haram

Some of the ex-servicemen, who had served in the military, the police, and with the SSS, said today that they wished to join youths in the civilian joint task force (JTF) to stop Boko Haram’s incessant attacks and recent string of triumphs over demoralized Nigerian soldiers based in the violence-ravaged northeast of Nigeria.With military officials and the government of Borno State quietly backing away from claims that the strategic town of Bama was still in the control of Nigerian

FG gets 7-day ultimatum to prosecute Sheriff over sponsoring of Boko Haram terrorists

Lagos-based fiery lawyer, Femi Falani, has given the Federal Government seven days to prosecute the former Borno State Governor, Senator Ali Modu Sherriff, for allegedly sponsoring Boko Haram or face his wrath.The human rights lawyer made it clear that he would personally apply for an order or mandamus for Sherriff and others to be investigated and be prosecuted after the expiration of the week-long ultimatum.