Departing APC chieftain, Chief Tom Ikimi, has taken a swipe at former Lagos governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over the recently approved $1.5 billion oil deal between Oando Plc and ConocoPhillips in the upstream sector. The deal, aggrieved APC members told TheCable, was struck in June at a secret meeting between Tinubu and minister…
Police authorities, yesterday, disclosed that 27 police officers are still missing, almost one week after Hausa/Fulani Islamic terrorists Boko Haram attacked Police Academy in Gwoza, abducting 35 of them.In a statement by the Force Public Relations officer, DCP Emmanuel Ojukwu, the Police Command confirmed that eight of the officers have so far been rescued and returned to safe Police locations.
SOME of the 500 Nigerian soldiers alleged to have run away during the battle with the Boko Haram insurgents in Gwoza, Borno State, have resurfaced in Mubi, Adamawa State.Eyewitness in Mubi revealed that residents saw the returning soldiers in the wee hours of Tuesday, as most of them were in torn uniforms.
The Federal Government has declared that the outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease
Out of desperation group urged Fed Govt to order military to fight Hausa/Fulani Islamic terrorists Boko Haram
The Chairman of the Nigerian/West African chapter of the International Emergency Management Society (TIEMS), Air Vice Marshall Muhammad Audu-Bida (rtd), urged the Federal Government yesterday to order the military to fight Boko Haram and other insurgent groups.He said this is necessary to restore peace in the land.
But in a post on its website, Nigeria’s Defense Headquarters claimed that the Nigerian troops found in Cameroun resulted from a sustained battle between the troops and the terrorists around the borders with Cameroun, adding that the Nigerian soldiers charged through the borders in a tactical maneuver.
Close To 500 Nigerian Soldiers Flee To Cameroon To Avoid Confrontation With Hausa/Fulani Islamic terrorists Boko Haram
Cameroonian officials have confirmed that at least 480 Nigerian soldiers are now in the protective custody of the neighboring country’s gendarmes after they crossed into Cameroon earlier today to escape from Boko Haram insurgents who have launched a massive offensive. Cameroonian gendarmes had disarmed the Nigerian soldiers, officials from the West African nation told a correspondent of the Hausa Service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) today.
It is pathetic that the ability of my Rivers people to recall past incidents is very poor because everybody prefers to live in the now. It is an established fact that any person that is heavily drunk will always tell the truth on almost everything not because he prefers to but because under the influence of kai kai, the part of the brain that engineers lies usually gets totally incapacitated. However, many people are ignorant of the fact that inordinate ambition intoxicates even more than grade one ogogoro. Is this not clear from the running exchanges between the Rivers state governor, Chibuike Amaechi and his estranged right hand man who was also his erstwhile Chief of Staff, the current minister of state for Education, Nyesom Wike?
OWERRI—Former head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, Monday, expressed regret that Nigeria has not achieved its full potential almost 53 years after independence and an century of amalgamation.Gowon, who spoke at the 54th Annual General Conference of NBA holding in Owerri. with the theme, “Nigeria: 100 years after,” said: “Nigeria at 100 years of age, has not yet achieved its full potential as an independent country. Certainly, it has not achieved its potential in its first 100 years.
No part of Nigeria shall be ceded to any militant group, Minister of State for Defence Musiliu Obanikoro said yesterday.