Be prepared for war with North, Asari tells southerners

Controversial leader and founder of the Niger Delta People’s Volunteer Force, NDPVF, has charged the people of the South-South region to prepare for war, even as he said, the ongoing onslaught by Boko Haram is designed to unleash terror on the people of the region.Asari called on the different ethnic nationalities in the region to unite to fight the invasion of the northern imperialists.The Niger Delta youth leader, who is noted for his controversial posture on national issues, spoke at the 10th

118 killed in Jos bomb explosions

The relative peace in Jos, the Plateau State capital, was shattered yesterday when twin-bomb explosions went off in the city, killing about 118 people.“The exact figure of the dead bodies recovered as of now is 118,” Mohammed Abdulsalam, co-ordinator for the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, North-Central, told AFP.He added that “more bodies may be in the debris” of buildings which collapsed due to the intensity of the blasts.

Senate approves emergency rule extension in three states

The Senate yesterday approved President Goodluck Jonathan’s request for an extension of emergency rule in the three North-Eastern states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa. The approval came after over three hours of serious negotiations and bargains.Rising from two separate closed-door meetings, the first by the leadership of the Senate and the second by the entire chamber, the lawmakers however listed some conditions which the President must fulfill as part of the deal for the approval of the request.

Breaking news: Explosions in Jos, Nigeria very many feared dead.

Ahmed Saka, The Associated PressJOS, Nigeria — Two explosions hit a bustling bus terminal and market frequented by thousands of people in Nigeria’s central city of Jos on Tuesday afternoon, and police said there are an unknown number of casualties.The blasts could be heard miles away, indicating they were sizable.The cause was not immediately known,…

Youths on rampage over murder in Anambra community.

….As abducted EcoBank boss’ father regains freedom From EMMANUEL UZOR, Onitsha Residents of Umudege and Ezihu villages of Igboukwu, Aguata Council Area of Anambra State were thrown into confusion following a violent demonstration by youths of the community over the alleged killing of one of them by gunmen on Sunday night. The incident, occurred few hours…

Two fools they are – Okorocha actually “MASSOB leader, Uwazuruike didn’t make me governor.

FROM GEORGE ONYEJIUWA,OWERRIImo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has dismissed a statement credited to the  leader of the Movement for the Actualisation  of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, that he was instrumental to making him the governor of the state.The  governor described the claim of the MASSOB leader as a ploy to…

16 Suspected Boko Haram terrorists Members Arrested in Imo

Sinister signs of security threat in Imo State emerged at the weekend when security operatives comprising men the Nigeria Police and Department of State Security (SSS) arrested young men suspected to be Boko Haram members.Trumpeta had in recent time exposed security threats in the state, ranging from the presence of some Fulani herdsmen and lack-luster approach of the state government, to provision of certain logistics necessary for protection of lives and property. While the dust raised by that publication was yet to settle, a sad incident occurred on Wednesday night at the private home of the immediate past governor, Chief Ikedi Ohakim.