Boko Haram’s carnage making Nigeria break-up less likely —Soyinka

NIGERIA is suffering greater carnage at the hands of Islamist group, Boko Haram, than it did during a secessionist civil war, yet this has ironically made the country’s break-up less likely, Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has said.Speaking to Reuters at his home in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Soyinka said the horrors inflicted by the militants had shown Nigerians across the mostly Muslim North and Christian South that sticking together might be the only way to avoid even greater sectarian slaughter.

Bola Tinubu Created Boko Haram – Nigeria’s Minister of State For Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro Speaks

Bola Tinubu’s Friends Created Boko Haram – Nigeria’s Minister of State For Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro “The Boko Haram mess we are dealing with was created by Tinubu’s friends who promised to make Nigeria ungovernable for this Government” – Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, Minister of State for Defence. The minister of state for defence, Senator Musiliu…

Abacha: SERAP drags Jonathan, AGF to court over withdrawal of N446bn charge

By LUKMAN OLABIYI Following the withdrawal of corruption charges against the son of  late military dictator, Gen. Sani Abacha, Muhammed Abacha, a Non  Governmental Organisation (NGO), Socio-Economic Rights and  Accountability Project (SERAP) has dragged the Federal Government to  court.  Respondents in the suit are President Goodluck Jonathan and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF),…

Rep faults Imo Gov Malam Okorocha on registration of Northerners

Deputy Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon.  Suleiman Kawu Sumaila, has flayed  the recent decision by Imo State government to register all Northerners, residing  in the state.The lawmaker, in a statement, said such actions was tantamount to making Northerners second-class citizens in their country.“This kind of action is misguided, unfortunate and highly provocative. I strongly condemn it and warn those propagating it to desist from such paths of perdition.

Take a stand against Boko Haram terrorists, Ex-US Asst Secretary of State Mr. James Rubin tells FG

The Federal Government has been advised to take a decisive stand to end terrorist activities of the Boko Haram insurgents in the country.Speaking, yesterday, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State at an Energy Environment and Investment forum organised by the Rivers State Government, former United State’s Assistant Secretary of States, Mr. James Rubin, said there was urgent need for the government to take a firm position on the ugly situation.He said Nigeria was going through what he dubbed the “second generation of terrorism in the world,” stressing that steps should be taken to wipe it out if the country was to enjoy investors confidence.