Boko Haram terrorists threatens to invade schools in Makurdi

Security has been beefed up at Government College as well as Mount Saint Gabriel, Makurdi, following the alleged receipt of a letter purportedly written by the dreaded Boko Haram sect of an impending invasion of the colleges to abduct the students.According to the Principal of Government College, Mr. Ugudu Geoffrey, the letter which was dated May 14, 2014 purportedly written by Boko Haram threatened to invade the school on Monday, May 19 with the intention to abduct some boys whom they would marry off to the girls who were abducted from Government Girls College, Chibok, Borno State.

President Jonathan’s tenure extension memo floods National Conference

Plan to use the ongoing National Conference to extend the tenure of President Goodluck Jonathan and other political office holders has been exposed.A document prepared by one of the delegates from the South-South has been distributed to some delegates on the need to postpone the 2015 general elections by 18 months.The document, which was prepared by Okon Osung, was distributed to the delegates last week.Osung, who spoke with journalists in Abuja on Friday evening, confirmed the distribution of the documents.

National Conference Report Northern, Southern delegates differ on voting pattern

As the 20 committees of the National Conference get set to submit their reports for debate on Monday, there has been a sharp division between the North and the South on the pattern of voting to be adopted for deciding contentious issues.Saturday Vanguard learnt from competent conference sources that most of the chairmen of committees from the North were in support of open balloting on issues that cannot be resolved by consensus to ensure transparency and credibility of the process.

Foolish Dangote seeks to monopolized cement production in the zoo, blames others for the collapsed buildings.

by WOLE OLADIMEJI Dangote Cement Plc yesterday warned the Federal Government of ‘serious danger’ if cement manufacturers were continuously allowed to produce low-grade cement for buildings.The company, which attributed the increasing rate of collapse building in the country, to the use of lowgrade cement, stated that something has to be done to stem the production…

Fat-faced Igbo woman, Oby Ezekwesili to lead protest March on Aso Rock regarding Northern claimed to miss girls.

By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor and Emmanuel ElebekeCampaigners hoping to bring public pressure on the Federal Government to return the 276 girls kidnapped from the Government Secondary School, Chibok in Borno State are to march on the Presidential Villa on Tuesday.The decision was conveyed at the 18th day sit-in of the Bring Back Our Girls…

The British face of Boko Haram: Man suspected of masterminding bomb attacks in Nigeria was radicalised in Glamorgan

Security experts fear new wave of British militants linked to Nigerian terrorPaul Peachey , Emily DuganA British-born man suspected of masterminding Boko Haram bomb attacks in Nigeria that left around 100 people dead became radicalised during his years at a Welsh university, it has been claimed.Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche is believed to have led a double…

What will happen to Okorocha? Pregnant Woman Sentenced To Death For Marrying A Christian

A 27-year-old woman in Sudan has been sentenced to death for converting to Christianity from Islam, sparking protests in a country already hit with social strife.Mariam Yahya Ibrahim had been ordered to give up her newly-adopted Christian faith by Thursday and return to Islam.Judge Abbas Khalifa asked Ibrahim whether she agreed to return to Islam.…