by Agency ReporterScene of the bomb blast at De Peoples Hotel, Bayan Gari in Bauchi State… on Friday night.A total of 54 persons were killed in Bauchi and Kaduna states in separate attacks on Friday and Saturday.Eleven people were killed and 14 injured when gunmen attacked a hotel in Bauchi, Bauchi State on Friday night.The…
102-Page Fake TERMS OF AGREEMENT RECOMMENDS: 50% Derivation for Oil Producing StatesCreation of Additional 13 StatesRotational Presidency and GovernorshipNo Federal Allocation to Local Government CouncilsAuthors Entice Delegates with Huge Bribe-Money and New StatesThe National Conference, headed by a retired Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Idris Kutigi has until July 17, 2014 to complete its assignment…
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In 2002, the International Court of Justice sitting in Hagues, Netherland delivered judgement over the dispute on the ownership of the oil-rich Bakassi Peninsular between Nigeria and Cameroon in favour of the latter. In 2008, Nigeria started the process of pulling out which was completed in 2012 with a Green Tree Agreement which among other things talked about boundary adjustment in relation to the principles of the judgment.Last week, the United Nation’s team was in Danari, a Nigeria border community in Boke local government area of Cross River state to effect the boundary adjustment and information has it that, with the way the team is going, eight local government areas in Nigeria will likely go to Cameroon if Beacon 113 is
Eleven persons have been killed while 28 others sustained various degrees of injuries Friday evening at Peoples Hotel, Bayan Gari, Bauchi, when a bomb detonated, just as one of the suspects was arrested.Briefing newsmen in his office, Commissioner of Police, Bauchi State Command, Lawal Shehu, said the explosive device used was not a highly sophisticated one.Shehu said: “At about 9:30pm Friday, there was an explosion at Bayan Gari area of Bauchi. Eleven persons were confirmed dead while 28others sustained various degrees of injuries.
There are strong indications that more Nigerians in the North are resorting to self help by taking up arms against the terrorist group, Boko Haram. Members of vigilante groups in the region are said to be procuring small arms.The groups are different from the Volunteer Vigilance Youths’ Group, popularly known as the ‘Civilian JTF,’ which is modelled after the multi-service Joint Task Force formed to tackle the insurgency.
Gunmen operating in Southern Kaduna have killed 33 people in a village called Ambie and another 10 in Paa village. A security source told SaharaReporters that the killings took place in the late and early hours of Saturday.The latest killings bring to about 200 the number of people killed since Monday in Sanga local government area in Kaduna State.A community leader in the embattled area said there was a serious humanitarian crisis in the area. “More than 30, 000 people are camping in many public schools and police stations, and thousands are fleeing their villages to Nasarawa and Plateau states.
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By TONY JOHN, PORT HARCOURT Youths of Niger Delta region have declared that no amount of terrorism by the Boko Haram would stop President Goodluck Jonathan’s second term bid.The youths made the statement yesterday, when they paid a courtesy visit on the Special Adviser on Youths to the Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission…
SINCE 1953, exactly seven years before independence, which was consummated on October 1, 1960, Nigeria has been a haven for flurry of political and ethno-religious mayhem, which have claimed about 3.5million lives. After the Kano riots of 1953 that claimed many lives, violence has become a recurring decimal in the country. If two or three of the estimated 400 ethnic groups are not on one another’s throats, members of the two dominant religions – Christians and Moslems would be slaying each other.The first and perhaps the biggest threat to Nigeria’s unity came less than six years after independence following political crisis in the the then Western region.
The heavy loss recorded by the All Progressives Congress, APC, at the last governorship election in Ekiti State has thrown the progressives camp in the north in disarray. The northern progressives in the APC had aligned with the South- West progressives entirely to upstage the Peoples Democratic Party in the coming 2015 general election but with the development in Ekiti State, the camp is now jittery.According to a source, the role played by the Yoruba traditional rulers in the last election was worrisome as it was a signal that the South-West may have rejected the APC over a comment associated with one of the leaders of the party which denigrated the traditional institution.