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Igbo Youths Kick Against Sack of Ihejirika as Army Chief, Says It’s Marginalisation of Ndigbo

The Youth Wing of Ohaneze Ndigbo has condemned the sack of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika, saying that it was calculated to marginalize Ndigbo in the appointment of new service chiefs.Ihejirika is one of the three service Chiefs sacked Thursdy by President Goodluck Jonathan and has been replaced with Major-General Kenneth Minimah.Others…

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Boko Haram terrorists sacks Borno town

Suspected members of the Boko Haram sect in the early hours of Wednesday attacked Borno state town of Banki, killing a policemen and injured others. They also invaded private houses killing unspecified number of people before escaping. Borno State Commissioner of Police Lawal Tanko confirmed the attack. “I confirm there was an attack on Banki…

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Peter Obi joins Jonathan to hail Nigeria Army In Keeping Nigeria Together.

Anambra State Governor Peter Obi yesterday hailed the Nigerian Army for contributing to nation-building.The governor spoke in Awka when he led other top government officials to lay wreaths at this year’s Armed Forces and Remembrance Day celebration.The ceremony, held at the Alex Ekwueme Square, climaxed the remembrance and Emblem Appeal Week.The wreath-laying exercise started with…

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Suspicious Moves: Sultan, northern rulers in a closed door talk with National-Security Adviser (NSA)

DAILY NEWSWATCH – As part of ongoing efforts to harmonise a common front before the 2015 general elections and also end the crippling insecurity in the region, members of Northern Elders Forum (NEF), National Security Adviser (NSA) and Northern Traditional Rulers Council were yesterday locked in a closed door meeting in Kaduna for hours.Daily Newswatch…