Panic in Borno/Adamawa communities

    By TIMOTHY OLANREWAJU, MAIDUGURI …As Boko Haram insurgents flee Gwoza Fear has gripped residents of some communi­ties around the border of Borno and Ad­amawa states following rumours that Boko Ha­ram insurgents fleeing from Gwoza may attack their communities. Ezekiel Musa and Markus Yalah, both residents of Askira, south of Borno and Madagali in…

Lies: Nigerian Troops Are Capable Of Fighting Boko Haram–Major General Olukolade

Major General Chris Olukolade TIME Speaking at a media interaction organised by INigerian Initiative, a non-governmental organisation active in the redefinition of Nigerians’ perception of their country, Olukolade insisted that either in hardware or in training, men of the Nigerian armed forces have everything it takes to combat the current enemy. “The Nigerian military is…

Babangida warns Jonathan over deployment of soldiers for elections •FG disagrees, APC backs Babangida

  Babangida issued the warning in an interview with newsmen in his Hill Top Mansion in Minna, Niger State, to mark his 73rd birthday, which comes up tomorrow.President Goodluck Jonathan, as the Commander- in-Chief, has developed a template for providing security during elections using soldiers along with other security forces.He did this in the governorship…