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Jonathan applauds Buhari’s call for national unity against terrorism

Jonathan applauds Buhari's call for national unity against terrorism

President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday 23 April commended former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari’s call for national unity against terrorism in the country. The commendation was contained in a statement issued by Dr Reuben Abati, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity in Abuja. Abati said that the President applauded Buhari’s […]

Army arrests Boko Haram terrorists in Taraba

The alleged Boko Haram herdsmen, with their arms

The Defence Headquarters on Wednesday said that a group of terrorists, operating under the guise of herdsmen at a camp in the outskirts of Wukari in Taraba, had been arrested. It said other members of the group were killed during an encounter with the military at a check point at Gindin Dorowa, a suburb of […]

Boko Haram Scare On Lagos/Ibadan Expressway


Kazeem Ugbodaga There was panic in Lagos and some parts of Ogun State this morning following rumours that members of Islamic sect, Boko Haram, had invaded the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, killing nine policemen and 11 civilians. The message circulated widely on the social media, Facebook, with Lagosians expressing fear that the deadly terrorist group had at […]

Boko Haram Threatens To Kill Abducted Schoolgirls

Shekau: Boko Haram wants parents to stop search for abducted children

The fate of over 200 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram from their hostels at Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok, Borno State, northeast Nigeria, still hangs in the balance as the Islamist fighters have threatened to kill them if their parents do not stop the search for the girls. One of the parents of the […]

Jonathan, Governors’ meeting postponed

•Jonathan: postpones meeting with the Governors

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja The meeting between President Goodluck Jonathan and the 36 state governors convened to discuss the problems of insecurity, especially the challenge posed by the Boko Haram insurgency, scheduled to hold today has been postponed till tomorrow. It was gathered this morning that the enlarged security meeting is not on the Presidency’s programme for […]

Don’t Compare Jonathan With Mandela, Obama – Fashola

Governor Babatunde Fashola

Kazeem Ugbodaga Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State has said the advert currently running on major television channels comparing President Goodluck Jonathan with great leaders such as Nelson Mandela, Barack Obama and others as well as showcasing his achievement in the area of security and infrastructure is blasphemous. Fashola commented on the issue on Tuesday […]

Boko Haram: CAN Declares Fasting Friday

Ayo Orisejafor: CAN President

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared Friday, 25 April, 2014 as a day of fasting and prayers for peace, unity and progress of Nigeria. In a statement signed by the National President of the association, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, on Wednesday, CAN decried the high spate of bombing and general insecurity in the nation, […]

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