Don’t run away stay so that we can kill you through Boko Haram Kwankwaso begs southerners in Kano.

Kano state governor, Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso has declared that the two week ultimatum given toSoutherners in Kano to leave the state, by a non-governmental organization, NorthernYouth Development Foundation, is null and void.“No one has the authority to sack you from this place. Kano is your home and you have cometo stay”, the governor stressed.  Kwankwaso…

WARNING: Fears as man falls ill with Ebola-like symptoms in Lagos

LAGOS  (AFP) – A Liberian man has been hospitalised in Lagos with Ebola-like symptoms, but it is not yet clear if he is infected with the killer virus, Nigerian officials said Thursday.The 40-year-old Monrovia resident arrived in Nigeria’s mega-city on Sunday and was admitted to hospital on Tuesday suffering from severe vomiting and diarrhoea, said…

Boko Haram Battle Called A ‘Tough Fight’ By The U.S. State Department

Boko Haram The Islamic militant group, Boko Haram is believed to have been behind the shooting down of the Nigerian Air force helicopter that was on a training mission around Borno state, according to reports by the International Business Times, and Catholic World, including local daily claims.Nigeria’s military helicopter ‘take down,’ coupled with the recent…

One killed, eight injured in Kano blast

An unidentified woman was killed, while eight other persons sustained severe injuries, when a high calibre improvised explosive device, concealed in a refrigerator went off at the New Road motor park in Sabon Gari area of Kano metropolis. The incident which occurred around 3p.m., triggered panic in the commercial city of nine million residents.New Road motor park was also the scene of the deadly blasts last year, during which no fewer than 70 lives were lost, when luxury buses were targeted.

Nigerian Army Unable To Retake Damboa From Boko Haram terrorists

Nigerian soldiers have made three futile attempts without being able to retake the town of Damboa in Borno State that was captured recently by members of the Islamist insurgent group, Boko Haram, two military sources have told SaharaReporters.Over the last few days, Nigerian military officials had proclaimed that a contingent of Nigerian troops was heading to Damboa to wrest Damboa township from Islamist militants who seized it and planted their flags in different locations.

Nigeria, Cameroun, Chad and Niger Republic created 2,800-strong army to tackle Boko Haram terrorists

Nigeria, Cameroun, Chad and Niger Republic are set to speed up the creation of a 2,800-strong regional force to tackle the menace of the Boko Haram sect.Defence ministers from the four countries said they would each contribute 700 troops to the force.Niger Republic’s Defence Minister, Karidio Mahamadou, said they were determined to “eradicate this curse.”Boko Haram’s insurgency is focused on Nigeria, but it has carried out some cross-border raids.