While Emir of Kano educates Jonathan on how to keep Nigerria together, Borno emir narrates his ordeal in the hands of Boko Haram.

 A SOLDIER guarding the home of a  general was one of the casualties of Tuesday night’s Boko Haram’s attack  on Bama, Borno State, it was learnt yesterday.Borno State Police Commissioner Lawal Tanko said General Umar Tukur Buratai was not at home during the attack.“The soldiers succeeded in repelling the  attacks on Buratai, resulting in minimal…

Nigeria: Boko Haram Invades JTF Commander’s Home As Scores Die in Fresh Borno Attacks

Maiduguri — Gunmen suspected to be members of  deadly Boko Haram terrorists, yesterday, evening invaded the residence  of the Commander, Joint Task Force (JTF), Niger Delta, Major General  Tukur Buratai at his country home, Buratai District in Biu Local  Government Area of Borno State, killing two persons including a security  personnel on guard suspected to…

28 heads of government for Nigeria’s centenary celebration •Gowon heads fund committee

ABOUT 28 world leaders are expected to be guests of President Goodluck Jonathan during the activities marking the Centenary anniversary of the country, which kicked off in January 25. The Federal Executive Council (FEC) devoted its entire session on Wednesday to fine-tune final preparations for the celebration, which will be climaxed by an international conference…

Boko Haram: Our hands are tied — Presidency

Senate  By Henry Umoru & JOHNBOSCO AGBAKWURU  ABUJA—THE Presidency explained, yesterday, why the nation’s security forces have found it difficult to completely flush out from their hideouts, members of the Boko Haram sect, who have massacred innocent people and massively destroyed property in the North Eastern part of the country. It admitted that the situation…

Zoo’s Senate confirms Gusau, Obanikoro, 9 others as ministers

ABUJA — THE Senate, yesterday, confirmed former National Security Adviser, Gen. Mohammed Aliyu Gusau, former Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, Musiliu Obanikoro and former governor of Adamawa State, Mr. Boni Haruna, from Zamfara, Lagos and Adamawa states as ministers. Former Nigerian Ambassador to China, Aminu Wali, former Majority Leader, House of Representatives, Mohammed Wakil, Mrs.…

BLOOD OF 3.5 MILLION BIAFRANS IS GOWON’S FEAR THAT WILL REMAIN IN HIM FOR ETERNITY.: Nigerians must be united –Gowon.

Former  Head of State and Chairman, Board of Patrons of the Arewa Consultative  Forum,  General Yakubu Gowon, on Tuesday bemoaned Nigeria’s unending  woes and said the country could only overcome its challenges through the  unity of the citizens.Gowon, who spoke at the inauguration of the new officers of ACF,said no nation could thrive on the…