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Nigeria military, FG reach deal with Boko Haram on ceasefire, Chibok girls

Chibok girls praying in captivity of Boko Haram

Nigeria’s military and presidency on Friday claimed to have reached a deal with Boko Haram militants on a ceasefire and the release of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls. “A ceasefire agreement has been concluded between the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Jama’atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda’awati wal-Jihad (Boko Haram),” Chief of Defence Staff Air Marshal […]

Breaking News: Court Upholds LASG Ban On Hijab In Public Schools

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Henry Ojelu A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, western Nigeria, on Friday upheld the ban by the Lagos State Government on wearing of the Muslim headscarf popularly known as hijab by Muslim students in primary and secondary public schools in the state. The Muslim Students of Nigeria, Lagos State Area Unit, MSSN-LSAU, had taken […]

EFCC Detains Edo Speaker, Majority Leader

Uyi Igbe, Speaker Edo House of Assembly

Jethro Ibileke/Benin The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has detained three APC members of Edo State ‚ÄéHouse of Assembly. The detained members are the Speaker, Hon. Uyi Igbe, (Oredo West Constituency), the Majority Leader, Hon. Philip Shaibu, (Etsako West Constituency 2) and the Chief Whip, Hon. Folly Ogedegbe (Owan East Constituency). The trio had […]

Breaking: Kidnappers free TASUED deputy VC

Prof. Joseph Olusoga Olusanya: freed

Prof. Joseph Olusoga Olusanya, the deputy Vice Chancellor of Tai Solarin University of Education, TASUED, Ijagun in Odogbolu local government area of Ogun state who was abducted yesterday has been freed. He was released by his abductors today. Details are still sketchy. Olusanya was kidnapped yesterday by unidentified gunmen. Our correspondent reliably gathered that the […]

Boko Haram frees Chinese captives, wife of Cameroon’s top politician

Boko Haram leader, Shekau

Ten Chinese and 17 local hostages have been released in Cameroon, where they were kidnapped earlier this year in raids blamed on the Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram, Cameroon’s president said Saturday. “The 27 hostages abducted on May 16 in Waza and July 27 in Kolofata were released to the Cameroonian authorities this night,” President […]

Breaking: Shekau appears in new video, debunks death claims

Shekau in the latest video: AFP photo

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau dismissed Nigerian military claims of his death in a new video obtained by AFP on Thursday and said the militants had implemented strict Islamic law in captured towns. “Here I am, alive. I will only die the day Allah takes my breath,” Shekau said in the 36-minute video, adding that […]

Remi Oyo passes on

The late Remi Oyo: 1952-2014

Oluremi Oyo, veteran journalist, editor and two-time managing director of The News Agency of Nigeria has died. She was aged 62. She died yesterday in London, after a protracted illness, according to family sources. The cause of death was not disclosed. Oyo, who also was special assistant, media to President Olusegun Obasanjo, was also President […]

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