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Ohanaeze warns North’s elders over Ihejirika

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has warned the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) to stop threatening former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen- Azubuike Ihejirika. NEF threatened to sue Ihejirika at the International Criminal Court (ICC), The Hague, for alleged extra-judicial killings. The forum’s spokesman, Prof. Ango Abudullahi, issued a communiqué, accusing Ihejirika and six…

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Tough time awaits Boko Haram – Jonathan

 President Goodluck Jonathan said yesterday that with the appointment  of new Chief of Defence Staff and service chiefs, tough time awaits Boko  Haram, even as the House of Representatives ordered investigation into  the arrest of 320 suspected terrorists in Rivers State. The President’s assurance came 48 hours after gunmen suspected to be  Boko Haram killed over…

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President Jonathan Why I fired service chiefs

President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, said that he sacked the immediate past service chiefs because of unhealthy competition which made it possible for Boko Haram insurgents to attack the Air Force operational base in Maiduguri. Jonathan said the terrorists destroyed fighter aircraft during the attack and went scot free because of the rivalry between the former…