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Boko Haram rejects ceasefire pact with govt

The ceasefire agreement purportedly signed recently by the Federal Government and the Islamist sect, Boko Haram, is already in jeopardy. The leader of the group, Abubakar Shekau, yesterday disclaimed the ceasefire and threatened more attacks on schools within its sphere of influence. The Minister of Special Duties, Alhaji Tanimu Turaki, had on Tuesday announced the…

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Obi gives N250m & 250 vans to communities

Governor Peter Obi on Saturday presented 250 patrol vehicles fitted with sophisticated security gadgets to registered vigilance groups in the 177 communities in Anambra State. The ceremony, which was graced by security chiefs, traditional rulers, market leaders, government officials and other stakeholders in the state took place at the Ekwueme Square, Awka. While each community…

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Lebanese terrorist suspects: Court denies bail

An Abuja Federal High Court has refused bail for three Lebanese- Nigerian men accused of stockpiling weapons and plotting terrorist attacks for Hezbollah. Judge Adeniyi Ademola Adetokunbo said Mustapha Fawaz, Abdullah Tahini and Talal Roda would remain locked up in the interest of national security and promised to begin their trial soon to protect their…