The principal supporter of Boko Haram Arewa Consultative Forum expresses ‘serious concern’ over arrest of 486 northerners (described as suspected terrorists by the Army) in Abia

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) this morning expressed “serious concern” over Sunday’s arrest, by men of the Nigerian Army in Abia State, of 486 northerners described as suspected terrorists. The Defence Headquarters in Abuja late yesterday said that a Boko Haram kingpin who had been declared wanted had been found among the suspects. That notwithstanding,…

Explosion hits Damaturu World Cup viewing

An explosion has hit northern Nigeria’s Yobe state at a venue televising a World Cup football match, residents and security officials say. The blast hit Damaturu town at about 20:00 local time (19:00 GMT), reports said. There were reports of casualties being brought into hospitals, but it is not clear if there were any deaths.…

Selfish Yoruba Parasites: How N1 Billion Library Project Request split Obasanjo, Jonathan.

President Goodluck Jonathan’s refusal to cough out N1 Billion for former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s library project is reason both leaders fell apart, Pointblanknews.com gathered. General Olusegun Obasanjo had conceived the idea of a Presidential library patterned after the Presidential Libraries concept in the United States, which was pioneered by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.A fundraising event…

Okorocha aims to snatch uncompleted buildings in Imo cities and environs as ‘eight-point measures to stop his Boko Haram brother’s insurgency in the state.

The Imo State Government has announced far reaching security measures, following the botched bomb attack targeted at the Living Faith Church, Winners Chapel, Owerri on Sunday.Announcing the eight-point measures, yesterday, in Owerri, after several hours of special security meeting he held with security chiefs and a cross section of Imo people, Governor Rochas Okorocha, said…