Nigeria Army begins mass recruitment

The Nigerian Army yesterday warned that those who were not ready to sacrifice for their fatherland, by joining the forces in the North East to fight the Boko Haram insurgents, should not bother to apply in its ongoing recruitment exercise. Director of Army Public Relations, DAPR, Brigadier General Olajide Laleye, while briefing journalists in Abuja,…

US gives conditions for investing in Nigeria

The United States of America yesterday said she would not do business in countries that did not follow the rule of law, maintain ethical standards, abide by workplace safety, encourage workforce training and protect intellectual property. Speaking in Lagos, the US Secretary of Commerce, Mrs. Penny Pritzker, said that these conditions would increase trust and…

Too late for Nigeria as the zoo formally asks United Nations to blacklist Boko Haram

A decision will be taken Thursday.The Nigerian government has formally asked the United Nations Security Council to blacklist the extremist group, Boko Haram.Nigeria urged the Security Council al Qaeda sanctions committee to recognize the group as a terrorist organization, indicating a further raise in the government’s effort to root the group.The move comes days after…