DISCLAIMER: Presidency didn’t send any Chibok Girls or Boko Haram Press Release – Abati

By Ezekiel Attah The Presidency on Friday distanced itself from a press release alleging that President Goodluck Jonathan revealed he knew the location of over 200 schoolgirls abducted from Government Secondary School, Chibok in Borno State by Boko Haram over four months ago. In a statement by Jonathan’s spokesman, Dr. Reuben Abati, the presidency said,…

Defence Headquarters Chibok girls, Hope of timely rescue dashed

Hope raised during the week that the over 200 girls of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno, in the captivity of Boko Haram may soon be freed, following an alleged invasion of Sambisa forest by the military, was yesterday dashed as the military denied the said raid.The girls have spent over 100 days in the den of the dreaded sect.The denial of the said raid was made in an exclusive interview with Saturday Mirror in Abuja by a top and reliable General in the Nigerian military.

Hausa/Fulani Islamic terrorists Boko Haram Dumps Kidnapped Doron Baga Villagers Around Lake Chad

Military officials claims that 85 have now been moved to Chadian territory for their safety, and that at least six men, with three reportedly dressed as women who accompanied them to the island, have been arrested. News out of the village of Doron Baga where on Sunday a Boko Haram raid was carried out is slowly emerging with an ever changing, and disturbing picture. SaharaReporters has learned that up to 85 residents of the village who were abducted by the Islamist group sat stranded on an island inside the lake for some days, but that event has now involved Chadian military forces.

Britain the safe haven for the corrupt Nigeria government officials, Nyako beat security, escaped to Britain

HOW did ousted governor of Adamawa State, Admiral Murtala Hammanyero Nyako, escape from Nigeria a few hours before his impeachment despite the presence of eagle-eyed security agents waiting to arrest him to answer for his actions? This is a question that has continued to prop up within the security establishment in Nigeria now that it has become clear that the former governor had fled the country and settled in Europe, apparently to avoid being prosecuted or persecuted by his traducers.Nyako, according to findings by Saturday Vanguard, escaped from Nigeria through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja in a private jet on July 15, 2014.

New IGP denies misappropriating police fund

Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) Suleiman Abba yesterday denied allegations that funds deducted from salaries of police men for the ‘police cooperatives’ of which he is Chairman of the board was being siphoned through misappropriation.Speaking during the distribution of shares certificates of Nigeria Police Mortgage Bank to police men, the IGP said, “I must tell you the system in handling deductions in police cooperatives has been going on for many years; if anybody is complaining or is having problems with crediting his account I think something is really wrong.”

African Ebola outbreak like ‘wartime’, will take six months to control: MSF

(GENEVA, Switzerland)It will take about six months to bring under control the Ebola epidemic, the head of Medecins Sans Frontieres said on Friday, saying the outbreak in West Africa felt like “wartime, is moving, advancing.”Joanne Liu, international president of MSF (Doctors Without Borders), speaking after a 10-day trip to West Africa, said more experts were…

Kwankwaso urges all Nigerians to reject draft Constitution

  Kano State Governor, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has urged Nigerians to reject alleged plot by the Presidency to force a draft Constitution on them.He described the draft Constitution issue as tragic, dangerous and one move, whose consequences would negatively affect the whole of the continent.The governor, while speaking to select reporters in his office late…

3 killed as assassins invade Anambra community

  By Geoffrey Anyanwu, AwkaThree persons were killed on Wednesday night when gunmen suspected to be assassins invaded Umuawulu Community in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State. The incident happened five years after a prominent son of the community, Chief Chukwudi Okafor (Amuruonyenego) was assassinated by gunmen in front of Saint Joseph’s Catholic…