by: Agency Reporter in News Update, Sports1 day agoThe family of the late Super Eagles midfielder, Sam Okwaraji , has urged the Federal Government to name the National Stadium in Surulere, Lagos, after the fallen soccer star.A bust of the late midfielder at the entrance of the stadium is the only reminder of how he…
By Abakaliki, Samson Nwafor Hundreds of Gwoza residents, Borno State who fled Boko Haram attacks on their community have said they are dying of hunger.The fleeing victims who are hiding in caves and nearby mountains cried out that they had no food to eat.A farmer from the town of Gwoza, Liman Ngosha told Agence French…
The Islamist terror group, Boko Haram, has routed Nigerian troops from four towns in Borno and Yobe states, both in Nigeria’s violence-plagued northeast that is the epicenter of the group’s activities.Six days ago, insurgents belonging to Boko Haram took over the town of Gwoza after overwhelming Nigerian troops guarding the town. The Islamist sect’s fighters invaded the town in the middle of last week, massacring more than 100 residents, including a brother of the Emir of Gwoza as well as the chief imam of the town’s major mosque. Security
FOR once, President Goodluck Jonathan and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar are on the same page: Boko Haram is the worst security situation that has bedevilled this country. That is their opinion, not mine. I will tell you mine shortly.The president made his view known when he played host to a delegation of bishops of the African Church in the Presidential Villa, Abuja way back in June. He said Boko Haram was worse than the civil war waged against the people of Eastern Nigeria because unlike the Biafra war where “enemies and their territories” were known, the Boko Haram, the faceless insurgents, live among the people.
Hundreds of women and children weekend forcefully stopped military trucks from conveying their husbands and fathers to the Boko Haram-seized Gwoza by locking the exit gates of a barracks in Borno State, demanding quality fighting equipment for the soldiers. Scores of soldiers have been killed by Boko Haram in Borno State in the last few months, and many blame the inferior weapons Nigerian troops are equipped with to fight brutal insurgents.
Nigeria and the United States are exploring options to leverage on President Barack Obama’s
SPECIAL LIVE BROADCAST: OFFICIAL OPENING OF BIAFRA EMBASSY Barcelona Spain 1 PM Biafraland time today
All eyes will be focused on Barcelona Spain today as the Director of Radio Biafra and important personnel of the Biafra movement mostly from Europe converge to officially launch the magnificent embassy of Biafran people in Spain. This historic occasion unprecedented in the history of Biafra struggle is a culmination of hard work of the Biafran family in Catalunya and the Indigenous People of Biafra worldwide. Biafrans in Spain has set the pace and this unique occasion will be
Suspected Boko Haram gunmen have captured Gwoza town in Borno State, following last Wednesday’s multiple attacks on several houses, a police station, secretariat complex, including the torching of emir’s place.This is even as the Borno State Police Command yesterday banned public demonstrations in view of the security situation in the state.
A former Minister of Finance and Agriculture, Mallam Adamu Ciroma, said in Kaduna on Saturday said he lost interest in Nigerian politics because of the insincerity of the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party on rotational Presidency.He said rather than abiding by the agreement on rotational presidency, the party leadership scuttled it soon as former President Umaru Yar-Adua died in 2010.
AHEAD of the 2015 general elections, a political group in Abia state, Abia Forward Movement has adopted President Goodluck Jonathan and Gov. Theodore Orji as its candidates for the presidency and the Abia Central senatorial seat, respectively. The group, which has its membership spread across the 17 council areas of Abia state also adopted Barr. Friday Nwosu as its candidate for the state governorship position.