Boko Haram takes over Yobe military camps

by: Duku Joel, DamaturuSome military camps in Buni Yadi, Buni Gari and Goniri in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State have been seized by Boko Haram insurgents, residents said yesterday.The bombing of the Katarko Bridge by the insurgents has cut off vehicular and human movement   between Buni Yadi and Damaturu, the state capital.It was…

How Imo Allocation From FG Goes Into Gov mallam Okoroch “ Task Force Project” Account As Accountant General Faces Sack Over Leakage Of State Secret

The days in office by the Accountant-General of Imo State, Mrs Udogu is said to be numbered, following accusation from high quarters in the Governor Rochas Okoroch administration alleging that the woman is not protecting the state Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha on expenditures of the administration, attached to non existing projects and contracts.According to sources…

Nigeria United States trade hits $36bn

The trade volume between Nigeria and the United States of America has risen to $36 billion annually, President Goodluck Jonathan has disclosed. He made the disclosure in Washington DC late Wednesday at a dinner held in his honour by the United States Chambers of Commerce and the Corporate Council on Africa. President Jonathan, who called…

United States Vice-President Joe Biden Africa’s natural wealth should not be stolen and repatriated

United States Vice-President Joe Biden, in a remark at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum on Tuesday , spoke about why America cannot do without Africa and vice versa. America isexcited about the prospects of Africa, because Africa present — possesses two incredible resources: an overwhelming abundance of natural resources, and the resources of its people.  And…

Overwhelmed Jonathan calls for international action against Boko Haram

By JULIANA TAIWO-OBALONYE, AbujaPresident Good­luck  Jonathan  in Washington DC, has called for more  ef­fective global action and implementation of all exist­ing international protocols against terrorism and vio­lent extremism.He made the call while presenting Nigeria’s position at the US-African Leaders Summit,  demanding a more effective international sanc­tions regime against countries, organisations and individuals that sponsor terrorism…

Confab report ready — Kutigi

Captain Sule on his wedding day in November 2013 Insurgents belonging to the dreaded Islamist group, Boko Haram, have killed Captain Benjamin Sule, a Nigerian army officer who just wedded eight months ago. A close military friend of the late Captain Sule told SaharaReporters that Boko Haram gunmen killed the young, newly wed officer in…