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Jonathan Condemns Kano Bombing

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President Goodluck Jonathan has condemned today’s attack on Kano State Polytechnic and has therefore directed the Armed Forces, Police and other national security agencies to strengthen security around educational facilities in states prone to terrorist attacks. The President also condemned the attacks on two mosques in Potiskum, Yobe State Tuesday. ... Read More »

10-year-old, 2 Others Arrested With Explosives In Katsina

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Coordinator of National Information Centre, Mr Mike Omeri says security forces stopped a car in Kano’s neighbouring state of Katsina today and arrested three suspected Boko Haram members. The group included one male and two girls, aged 18 and 10. The older two tried to flee, according to Omeri’s statement. ... Read More »

Insecurity: Retired Air Force Officer Warns Military Against Staging Coup

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A retired Air Commodore, John Ajaiye, yesterday warned the military against attempting to stage a coup in the face of the security challenges in the country. Air Commodore Ajaiye (retd), who is chairman of a Pro-Jonathan group, Arise Nigeria, warned his former colleagues that Nigerians would resist any attempt to ... Read More »

6 Killed In Kano Poly Bomb Blast

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Six people have been killed in the latest suicide blast in Kano city killed six people on Wednesday and was carried out by a woman, the fourth time a female bomber has attacked the city in a week, reports AFP, quoting Mike Omeri, Director General of the National Orientation Agency ... Read More »

Scores Feared Dead As Bombs Explode In Two Yobe Mosques

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Bombs planted in two mosques exploded on Tuesday evening in Yobe State killing a yet to be confirmed number of people, the police have said. The Yobe Police spokesperson, Nansak Chewang, confirmed the bomb attacks in Potiskum, one of the largest towns in the state. Mr Chewang told the News ... Read More »

Dokubo Berates Jonathan For Condemning Assassination Attempt On Buhari

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A former Niger Delta militant, Alhaji Mujahid Asari Dokubo, has faulted his kinsman, President Goodluck Jonathan, for condemning the attack on former head of state General Muhammadu Buhari. Dokubo, who spoke yesterday in Abuja, also dismissed rumours that he paid those who executed the assassination attempt against Buhari in Kaduna ... Read More »

Suicide Bombing: Beware Of Strange Females Wearing Hijabs – Police

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Following the new dimension introduced by Boko Haram in its terror attacks, the Borno State Police Command has issued a statement calling on members of the public to beware of ladies covered with hijab and standing by the roadsides or asking to be assisted to find a direction to a ... Read More »

N100m Gift: Community Leaders Cheating Us – Chibok Parents

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Parents of the abducted Chibok girls have reportedly cried out that their community leaders have cheated them in the way an alleged N100 million cash gift from the presidency was shared. The grieving parents were said to have been given the money when they met President Goodluck Jonathan on July ... Read More »

Boko Haram Is Being Sponsored By Northern APC Leaders – Fani-Kayode

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Former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has again alleged that Northern elements within the All progressives Congress (APC) party were the ones sponsoring operations of the dreaded Islamist sect, Boko Haram in northern part of the country. The former Minister who spoke with Reporters in Osogbo shortly after attending ... Read More »

Boko Haram Kills 8, Blows Up Bridge In Yobe

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Islamist sect, Boko Haram has continued unleashing terror on the northern part of Nigeria, with an attack on Katarko village, outskirts of Damaturu, the Yobe state on Monday, killing eight persons and blowing up an important bridge. Katarko, which is 22 kilometers south of Damaturu the Yobe state capital, is ... Read More »

Army Lifts Ban On Vehicular Movement In Maiduguri

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The Nigerian Army has lifted the ban it placed on vehicular movement in Maiduguri, Borno State to ward off the alleged planned attack of the Boko Haram insurgents. A ban was placed on vehicular movement on Sunday which caused untold hardship on the residents of the troubled town as they ... Read More »

APC Should Explain To Nigerians Its Leaders’ Support For Boko Haram – Fani-Kayode

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Controversial former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has again challenged his former party, the All Progressives Congress to explain its relationship with the Boko Haram sect, saying since he first made the claim, the party has not been able to challenge him with a contrary view. Speaking with journalists ... Read More »

‘Those Behind Boko Haram Will Soon Be Exposed’

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Worried by the incessant killings and maiming of lives of innocent Nigerians by the Boko Haram sect, a group of former Niger-Delta militants under the Edo State Phase Three Ex-militant Group, has said that the sponsors of the terrorist group will soon be exposed. The leader of the group, “General” ... Read More »

Buhari’s Survival Saved Nigeria From Genocide – Evah

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Human Rights activist and Co-ordinator of Ijaw Monitoring Group, Comarade Joseph Evah has said former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari’s survival in a bomb blast in Kaduna saved Nigeria the genocide that would have been worse than what happened in Rwanda. Speaking to Vanguard in an interview, the former ... Read More »

Group Urges FG To Negotiate With Boko Haram For Release Of Chibok Girls

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The Muslim Media Watch Group of Nigeria (MMWG) has urged the federal government to negotiate the release of the abducted scchoolgirls in Chibok, Borno state, with Boko Haram insurgents. According to the group, the problems of insecurity in the country can only be surmounted through negotiation and intensive prayers. In ... Read More »

Abuja Based Cleric Predicts Another Bomb Attack In Abuja, Plane Crash Involving Govs

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The General Overseer of God of Champion Royal Assembly, Abuja, Brother Joshua Iginla, has prophesied that a lower rank officer of the Nigerian Army will shoot Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, before arresting him. According to The Sun, Iginla reminded members of his congregation of an earlier prophecy he gave ... Read More »

Open Letter to the Chibok Girls by Nkannebe Raymond

It is with a heart filled with empathy and eyes soaked with tears that I write this missive to you even though I cannot guarantee that anyone of you would come across it especially the ‘unlucky’ ones who might have been dead in one circumstance or the other, and thus ... Read More »

I’m A Wartime General, Says Minimah

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The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Kenneth Minimah, has described himself as a war time general, whose major pre-occupation for now is ending the menace of Boko Haram. Minimah, who spoke in Lagos at the weekend, while addressing soldiers at Ojo, Topo and Ibereko Barracks all in Lagos, said  the ... Read More »

Zaria Shootings: Killing Of Shiite Muslims Can Lead To Wider Bloodletting, Endless Conflict

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Kaduna based civil rights activist, Comrade Shehu Sani weekend, called on President Goodluck Jonathan to take charge of the security situation in the country. Sani, who was reacting to the tragic killing of some Shiite Muslims in Zaria last week Thursday by soldiers, said the president should call the military ... Read More »

FG Should Apologise To Boko Haram – Bakare

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Convener of the Save Nigeria Group (SNG), Pastor Tunde Bakare has advised the Federal Government to apologise to members of the Islamist sect Boko Haram over the murder of their leader, Mohammed Yusuf, who was killed in 2009. According to him, apologising to the sect is one of the ways ... Read More »

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