Benue Leaders Accuse Soldiers Of Extra-Judicial Killings

 Leaders of the Tiv community in Gboko Local Government Area of Benue State on Wednesday appeared before the National Human Right Commission to narrate how soldiers, attached to a plant of the Dangote Cement, killed seven of their youths. According to the Tiv leaders, the youths, including a lady, lost their lives when the soldiers shot indiscriminately at unarmed members of the community who were protesting against

OKOROCHA,: Ex- Majority Leader Weeps For Imo Lawmakers, Former Spokesman Reveals How Governor’s Men Came After His Life

The former member that represented Owerri North Constituency in the Imo State House of Assembly, Hon Ray Emeana has alleged that Imo number one citizen Owelle Rochas Okorocha forced him to relocate to Abuja after several harassment on him and his family through his committee for recovering government owned vehicles. Hon Emeana stated this at…

Jonathan, ‘the worst compromiser’, hails Buhari’s position on terrorism

 by Olalekan Adetayo, AbujaPresident Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday commended a former Head of State, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), for what he called his very statesman-like views on  terrorism and insecurity in Nigeria as expressed in his article, which was published by the media over the past two days.The commendation was contained in a statement by…

Boko Haram threatens to kill abducted schoolgirls if search is not stopped

 By JIMITOTA ONOYUME, JOHNBOSCO AGBAKWURU & NDAHI MARAMA NOBEL Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, yesterday, called on the Federal Government to ensure the release of 230 students of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, who were abducted by members of the Islamic sect, Boko Haram. One of the lucky abducted students in Chibok who was…

National Conference: Northern, Southern delegates fight over Resource Control

Delegates from the South have been routing for resource control and fiscal federalism.A disagreement over resource control, fiscal federalism, and devolution of powers has pitched delegates against each other as the National Conference commenced committee sittings on Tuesday.The situation degenerated to a stage where two delegates, Dara Godini, a professor and Vice Chancellor, Delta State…

“Why We Didn’t kill Obasanjo” – Boko Haram Reveals

While noting the group’s reservations on the mediation initiated by President Obasanjo with the group through Babakura Fuggu, in-law of Mohammed Yusuf, the slain founder of the group, the publication disclosed that the new leader of the group, Imam Abubakar Shekau, had considered priming Obasanjo for assassination as the September 15, 2011 exchange approached. According…

Emergency rule: Don’t endorse any extension, Junaid Mohammed tells NASS

From ISMAIL OMIPIDAN, Kaduna Ahead of today’s expanded security meeting, called at the instance of President Goodluck Jonathan, to take another look at the security challenge confronting the country, Second Republic lawmaker and member of the on-going National Conference, Dr.