Nigerian military retracts claim it freed 107 abducted schoolgirls, says students are still missing.

Nnenna IbehAn apparently embarrassed Nigerian military on Thursday backtracked on its claim that it freed majority of the 129 female students of the Government Girls’ Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, abducted on Monday night by suspected Boko Haram members.The spokesperson of the Defence Headquarters, DHQ, Chris Olukolade, had said 107 of the girls were freed…

President Jonathan shifts security meeting

President Goodluck Jonathan rescheduled yesterday another meeting with governors over rising insecurity. The meeting will take place next Wednesday. The Presidency on Wednesday, through a statement by presidential spokesman Dr. Reuben Abati, invited governors and the National Security Council for a meeting yesterday to discuss insecurity. Although it was thought that all the governors were…

Chairmen, Vice Chairmen of National Conference committees emerge

Chairmen and Vice Chairmen of the 20 committees constituted yesterday emerged today. The Committee on Devolution of Power whose responsibilities comprises fiscal federalism; revenue sharing; resource control; sharing formula and any other related matters has both former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Obong Victor Attah and former Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Coomasie as co-chairmen.…