Category: Politics

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The only Nigerian journalist with access to Boko Haram flown home to negotiate with group

The only Nigerian journalist with access to Boko Haram flown home to negotiate with group

Nigerian journalist, Ahmad Salkida, who previously worked for Daily Trust and Premium Times and reported extensively on Boko Haram, fled Nigeria t...
Jos blasts: 36 Igbo killed, 42 injured – Eze Igbo Jos

Jos blasts: 36 Igbo killed, 42 injured – Eze Igbo Jos

The Igbo community in Jos has confirmed that 36 of its kinsmen and women were killed and 42 others injured in last Tuesday’s twin bomb blast at the te...
‘She was like roasted chicken’: Undergraduate Recounts How Her 62-Year-Old Mum Died In Jos Bombing (PICTURED)

‘She was like roasted chicken’: Undergraduate Recounts How Her 62-Year-Old Mum Died In Jos Bombing (PICTURED)

Even as another bomb attempt in the city of Jos is bungled yesterday, May 24, 2014, stories of the May 20 bombing continue to emerge.  Nkem Chidebelu...
BREAKING: Suicide Bomber Dies Alone In Botched Bomb Attack In Jos

BREAKING: Suicide Bomber Dies Alone In Botched Bomb Attack In Jos

Another bomb blast at about 9pm today, May 24, 2014 rocked the city of Jos, capital of Plateau State. This follows a twin car bombing that occurred in...
Nigerian Military Aircraft Bombs Boko Haram Camps In Borno Forests

Nigerian Military Aircraft Bombs Boko Haram Camps In Borno Forests

As the war against the Boko Haram by the  Federal Government intensifies, the Nigerian military has reportedly bombed the sect’s camps located in part...
Photos: Another fallen Nigerian soldier buried

Photos: Another fallen Nigerian soldier buried

Captain Kenneth Onubah and his colleagues were killed by Boko Haram militants in an ambush last Wednesday. He was from ifite Oraifite in Anambra sta...
Yet another revolt at 7th Army Division in Borno state

Yet another revolt at 7th Army Division in Borno state

Just a week after soldiers at the 7th Division in Maimalari Baracks in Maiduguri, Borno state revolted against their former General Officer Commanding...
One of the Mother of abducted Chibok Girl dies of Heart Attack

One of the Mother of abducted Chibok Girl dies of Heart Attack

One of the mothers of the abducted teenagers of Chibok in Borno State, Mary Paul Lalai,is dead.  A member representing Chibok constituency in the ...
Nigerian Military Not Involved In Alleged ‘Killing Fields’ In Borno – DHQ

Nigerian Military Not Involved In Alleged ‘Killing Fields’ In Borno – DHQ

The Nigerian Military has disassociated itself from the photos published yesterday by a muslim cleric.  The photos which have made their way into the ...
Muslim Cleric Publishes Photos Of Alleged Mass Killings And Grave By Nigerian Army In Borno [GRAPHIC IMAGES]

Muslim Cleric Publishes Photos Of Alleged Mass Killings And Grave By Nigerian Army In Borno [GRAPHIC IMAGES]

Muslim cleric, Dr. Ahmad Abubakar Mahmud Gumi, on Wednesday night, May 21, 2014 posted shocking photos on his Facebook page which show Nigerian sold...
Soyinka says he’s never referred to Patience Jonathan as ‘illiterate’

Soyinka says he’s never referred to Patience Jonathan as ‘illiterate’

Literary icon Professor Wole Soyinka in a statement released yesterday to media houses said that while he may have publicly chastised First Lady, Dame...
Nigerian military sights abducted schoolgirls in 3 Boko Haram camps – PT

Nigerian military sights abducted schoolgirls in 3 Boko Haram camps – PT

Nigeria’s Special Forces from the Army’s 7th Division have sighted and narrowed the search for the more than 250 abducted Chibok schoolgirls to three ...
Video: CBS Interviews Boko Haram Member, warns of more kidnappings

Video: CBS Interviews Boko Haram Member, warns of more kidnappings

A member of Boko Haram told correspondent and CBS News contributor Debora Patta that the terror group is planning another kidnapping.
Photos: Burial ceremony for soldiers who died in the North last week

Photos: Burial ceremony for soldiers who died in the North last week

Some soldiers were ambushed and killed in the North East last week by Boko Haram men leading to their colleagues rising against their General Officer ...
Muhammed Buhari Arrested For N20m Scam Is Not My Son- Gen. Buhari

Muhammed Buhari Arrested For N20m Scam Is Not My Son- Gen. Buhari

Former military Head of State, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari has denied knowing any Muhammed Buhari who has been arrested by EFCC for N20m scam and claim...
Pics of soldiers killed by Boko Haram that caused military mutiny in Maiduguri

Pics of soldiers killed by Boko Haram that caused military mutiny in Maiduguri

Very often we hear that soldiers in battle with the dreaded Islamic sect Boko Haram were killed, but we hardly get to see the fallen officers. Well, h...
RAF spy plane sent to search for missing school girls breaks down

RAF spy plane sent to search for missing school girls breaks down

A British surveillance jet which was on its way to Nigeria to help in the search for missing Chibok girls reportedly broke down in Senegal due to unsp...
BREAKING NEWS: Bomb Blast Reported In Kano

BREAKING NEWS: Bomb Blast Reported In Kano

A bomb has exploded in a drinking palour along Hausa/Igbo road in Sabon Gari, in Kano state. According to reports, the bomb blast accurred at about 9...
40 feared killed as Boko Haram invades another Borno village

40 feared killed as Boko Haram invades another Borno village

At least 40 villagers were killed and several others injured yesterday Saturday May 17th as Boko Haram gunmen attacked Dalwa-Masuba village in Dambo...
‘Going to Chibok does not solve anything’ – President Jonathan

‘Going to Chibok does not solve anything’ – President Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has been criticised for not visiting Chibok, the village in Borno state where more than 200 girls were abducted by Islamis...
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