Released Boko Haram detainees confess

From TIMOTHY OLANREWAJU, Maiduguri Fourteen boys initially detained but released yesterday by the Joint Task Force (JTF) in Borno State in compliance with President Goodluck Jonathan’s directive, stunned journalists when they confessed they were informants and spies of the dreaded Boko Haram insurgent group.


Taylor Creeks Oil Spill

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth, Nigeria Representative in Bayelsa State, Mr. Alagoa Morris has dismissed claims by a Shell Spokesman, Mr. Precious Okoloba, that the current massive oil spill in Taylor creeks was due to sabotage. Responding to a statement by Shell spokesman, Mr. Alagoa described his statement as, “same old story”.

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Who will save the Igbo and the Biafra

By Ejike Anyaduba It took resistance from Rosa Parker, a 42 year old tailor’s assistant, for African Americans led by Martin Luther King Jnr. and Ralph Abernathy to rise against the “separate but equal” discriminatory law of segregate America. It took the Sharpeville shooting of 67 Black South Africans by the White minority government in…