Soldier, 4 others killed in Hyambula village

BY UMAR YUSUF Yola — Unknown Gun-men have attacked Sabongari Hyambula village, bordering Gwoza in Borno and Madagali Local Government of Adamawa, killing a soldier and two civilians including a mad woman. A picture taken from a video distributed to journalists in recent days through intermediaries and obtained by AFP on March 5, 2013 reportedly…

National Conference: Northern, Southern delegates fight over Resource Control

Delegates from the South have been routing for resource control and fiscal federalism.A disagreement over resource control, fiscal federalism, and devolution of powers has pitched delegates against each other as the National Conference commenced committee sittings on Tuesday.The situation degenerated to a stage where two delegates, Dara Godini, a professor and Vice Chancellor, Delta State…

Gunmen kill another 50 in Taraba

By Soni Daniel, Ndahi Marama & John MkomWukari—Daring gunmen, yesterday, defied the dusk-to-dawn curfew and attacked Gidan Aku community on the outskirts of Wukari Local Government Area of Taraba State, killing no fewer than 50 persons and injuring many others. The attackers, armed with sophisticated weapons allegedly came from Nasarawa State through the plains of…

Too late for the Northerners: ACF Calls For Probe Into Sources Of Boko Haram Funding, And Logistics

By SaharaReporters, New York The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF,) on Monday reacted to recent allegations of “confusion and arrogance” by Governor Murtala Nyako, of Adamawa state, by the Federal Government, while acts of genocide continue in the north. The ACF in a press statement issued by their national publicity secretary, Alhaji Muhammadu Ibrahim, insisted that…

Real or Artificial conflict of interest? B’Haram attacks won’t stop Jonathan in 2015 —South-South elders.

ELDERS and youths from the South-South geo-political zone have said that those orchestrating the killing of innocent Nigerians in a bid to frustrate President Goodluck Jonathan from seeking a second term in office will fail. The elders and youths said the President would not be arm-twisted into dropping his second-term ambition. They made this remark…