Massacre continues as Boko Haram attacks another Borno village, many feared killed

The police confirmed the attack but could not provide details.Jakana Village in Kaga Local Government Area of Borno State was on Monday night attacked by gunmen believed to be members of the Boko Haram.‪Jakana is 36km away from Maiduguri, the state capital, and about 20km from Mainok, the village where 39 people were massacred by…

One killed as ‘Civilian-JTF’ clash with soldiers over identity of 5 suspects

The civilians embarked on a protest in Maiduguri.Members of the ‘Civilian-JTF’ and soldiers of the Nigeria Army had a confrontation on Monday evening in Maiduguri over attempts by solders to shield five gunmen arrested by the youth vigilante group.Soldiers were forced to shoot their guns as the youth vigilante (called Civilian-JTF), armed with machete, clubs,…

US damns Nigeria’s human rights record

A new report by the United  States has described Nigeria as a country where corruption, official impunity, and gross human rights violations occur at will. The report described the human rights violations to include extra-judicial killings, rape, torture, mistreatment of detainees, destruction of property, violence against women, vigilante killings, child labour, forced and bonded labour, and discrimination based on sexual orientation.This assessment of Nigeria is, according to the 2013 Country Report on Human Rights. The

President Jonathan Nigeria will soon be liberated •Post civil war reconciliation second to none —Gowon

AGAINST rising insurgent activities in the North-East, President Goodluck Jonathan, on Sunday, assured that the country will be liberated from its present challenges, as he pointed out that other nations went through even worse situations in their history.Speaking at an interdenominational service to round off the Centenary celebration of the country, at the National Christian Centre, Abuja, he asked Nigerians to show love, “even where it hurts most,” adding that he was confident that “Nigeria has a bright future that the children will be proud of.”

Boko Haram terrorists kills 36, razes houses, schools in Borno

Suspected Boko Haram terrorists, who have been holding Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states to ransom yesterday invaded Mafa, the headquarters of Mafa local government area of Borno State, killing over 36 residents before setting ablaze many residential and public buildings. This fresh incident is happening barely 24 hours after another set of terrorists laid ambush on Mainok village on Saturday night killing over 40 residents with the sacking of the whole community after destroying property worth millions of naira.On the same Saturday, some suspected terrorists detonated twin bombs at a densely

They Bleed: Nigeria Confirms Death Of Soldiers In Maiduguri Boko Haram Operations

The Nigerian Army Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has confirmed the loss of some soldiers in connection with the Boko Haram attack on Abulum, Maiduguri, at the weekend.In a statement signed by its spokesperson, Major General Chris Olukolade, DHQ said the troops were pursuing the militants who were responsible for the attack in Buni Yadi when they engaged in…

Vulture-like: Jonathan ignored the frequents deaths in Nigeria to justify centenary celebration.

President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday said the Federal Government decided to celebrate the 100 years of the nation’s amalgamation despite challenges facing it because of the need for the country to thank God for His faithfulness. He said although Nigeria like any other country in the world had its challenges, the nation’s opportunities were more…

‘Visa for extremist and Islamic terror preacher, Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips in order’ says Jonathan, yet he tells you that he is fighting B’Haram terrorism.

The Federal Government on Sunday said it had not done anything wrong in granting visa to an alleged extremist and Islamic terror preacher, Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips.An online medium had reported that Philips who lives in Qatar had been issued a Nigerian visa to visit and preach in the country.The preacher was said to…