Blame Boko Haram terrorists 40 killed in fresh Borno attacks

No fewer than 40 people, including teenagers, were killed at the weekend when suspected Islamic militants, Boko Haram, attacked three villages of Chuha A, Chuha B and Korongilim, in Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State.The attackers, according to sources, also destroyed many homes, shops and vehicles after carting away foodstuffs and livestock. A middle-aged youth leader in Chibok, Mallam Yakubu Joshua, confirmed the incident on the phone.He said: “Some suspected Boko Haram terrorists invaded Chuha A, Chuha B, and Korongilim villages, killing over 40 persons.

FG threatens to revoke idle coal bloc licences

The National Council on Privatisation (NCP) has threatened to revoke all idle coal bloc licenses in the country. The threat was issued after a meeting of the NCP presided over by its Chairman, Vice President Namadi Sambo at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr Musa Sada, told newsmen that the decision was to ensure that all privatised coal blocs were operational.Musa said there were 15 coal blocs in the country out of which nine were allotted to private investors while six were reserved for the coal-to-power programme.

Hausa fools – Sambo, Tambuwal, Sultan makes a mockery of sacred words like Prayers, Peace, Progress in a forever divided animal kingdom.

Vice-President Namadi Sambo on Sunday in Abuja led other prominent Nigerians in a national prayers session for peace, progress and the total eradication of terrorism and social vices in Nigeria.Speaking at the event tagged “National Prayers for Peace and Security’’, Sambo challenged the Muslim Ummah on the need to pray fervently for continued peace and…

The zoo records N1.43tn drop in Biafran crude oil sales

The Federal Government recorded a decline of N1.43tn in crude oil sales in the 2013 fiscal period, a document obtained from the Budget Office of the Federation has revealed.The BOF in its 2013 consolidated budget implementation report jointly signed by the Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and the Director-General, BOF, Dr Bright Okogu, said…

Scores die in Boko Haram terrorists attack

Scores were killed on Saturday during attacks on two Borno villages by suspected members of the outlawed Boko Haram sect.It was also gathered that several residents were injured in the attacks on the two villages, Koronginim and Ntsiha near Chibok where over 200 schoolgirls were abducted on April 14.A source from Koronginim said, “The attackers are Boko Haram and they, over 20, came to Koronginim in two vehicles painted in army colour and they all carried different guns. They opened fire on people as soon as they arrived at about 7am.”

486 Boko Haram terrorists arrested members. CAN blasts Ja’amatu Nasril Islam

THE Tuesday arrest and detention of 486 northern Muslims suspected to be Boko Haram sect members by the army in Aba, Abia State has continued to elicit reactions as the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), yesterday, lashed out at the Ja’amatu Nasril Islam (JNI), urging security agencies to disregard protests on the suspects and properly investigate the matter.The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III-led Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI), had, on Wednesday, condemned the arrest, saying it was a crackdown on innocent Muslims and called for the suspects immediate release.