45 killed by ‘fake preachers’ near Boko Haram terrorists stronghold

MAIDUGURI  (AFP) – FForty-five people were killed by suspected Boko Haram gunmen pretending to be preachers in a village near the group’s spiritual home in northeast Nigeria, two residents said on Thursday.The attack happened at about 9:30 pm (2030 GMT) on Wednesday in Barderi, on the outskirts of Maiduguri, and saw insurgents hoodwink locals into congregating before opening fire on the crowd.

Sen Ndoma-Egba Nigeria (Biafraland) to lose more communities to Cameroon

The Senate Leader, Sen. Victor Ndoma-Egba (PDP-Cross River), has alerted the Senate on renewed moves by the UN Demarcation Committee to cede more territories of Nigeria to Cameroon.Speaking under Order 42 of the Senate Standing Rules, Ndoma-Egba told the Senate that border demarcation between Nigeria and Cameroon was currently ongoing, adding that the exercise was generating anxiety in his constituency.

Biafra Republic not in the hands of Nigerians, but Igbo leaders in Confab; Igbo govs, senators & ultimately President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, blame them!

The national conference has processed an extension. So far, many things have been deliberated during the ‘great conference,’ including state derivations, and of course the nature of Nigeria. Different participants selected by the Nigerian president who are meant to represent their constituencies have declared their positions on the various national issues. Of interest in this…

Cameroonian army kills 60 Boko Haram terrorists members, 100 killed in Borno communal clash

MORE than 100 persons were killed, yesterday, in a communal clash involving three border communities in Gwoza Local Government Council of Borno State. Members of Attagara, Aghapalwa and Gwoshe border communities were said to have taken up arms against one another. It, however, turned out to be a religious war between Christians and Muslims.It will be recalled that no fewer than nine Christian worshippers were said to have been killed last Sunday, by Islamic militants during a Sunday service in Attagara village, leaving many others critically injured. According to reports, the youths in a spontaneous reprisal attack mobilized themselves and killed 37 of them.

Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, meets with President Jonathan

The leader of the Anglican Church worldwide and Archbishop of Canterbury, Rt. Rev. Justin Welby, met with President Jonathan behind closed doors yesterday.The Bishop, who spoke with newsmen after the meeting, said he came to pray with President Jonathan and condole him over recent incidents, especially the Jos bombings and the killings by Boko Haram.According to him, the world is united in prayers for Nigeria and Nigerians.