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Obasanjo’s son shot in Mubi by Boko Haram

Olusegun Obasanjo, former  president of Nigeria

Adeoye Obasanjo, son of former president of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has been shot in Mubi by members of Islamist sect, Boko Haram. Obasanjo, an army engineer and a Lieutenant Colonel at the 3rd Division in Jos, Plateau state was attacked by Boko Haram militants today. According to SaharaReporters, Boko Haram attacked a platoon led […]

Nasir El-Rufai Loses Son To Auto Crash

Nasir El-rufai: loses son in auto-crash

Jamiu Yisa Former Nigerian Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Nasir El-Rufai has lost his son to a car crash, the second child to die in three years. Hamza El-Rufai died on the morning of Tuesday, 29th July, 2014, a day after the Eid-el-Fitri celebration, in Abuja. El-Rufai himself broke the unfortunate news […]

Breaking news: Boko Haram bombs church in Kano, killing 5

a bombed scene in a northern Nigerian city

A Catholic church in Kano, northern Nigeria has been hit by Boko Haram bomb, with reports that no fewer than five persons have been killed. The attack occurred today after mass. Police spokesman Frank Mba said that the bomb was “probably an IED (improvised explosive device) thrown from across the street” at the Saint Charles […]

Boko Haram kidnap wife of Cameroon’s Vice Prime Minister

amadou Ali- wife captured

Boko Haram militants have attacked Kolofata, a town in Cameroon’s Far North Region near Nigeria and seized several people including the wife of Cameroon’s Vice Prime Minister Amadou Ali, a military commander in the region said. According to Reuters, the attack took place today, the celebration of the end of Ramadan. “The situation is very […]

Adamawa lawmakers impeach Governor Murtala Nyako

Impeached: Former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako

Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa state has been impeached. He was impeached after the state House of Assembly deliberated upon the report submitted by a seven-man investigative panel probing allegations of financial misconducts against him and his deputy. Minutes before Nyako was impeached, his deputy, Bala Ngilari, resigned his position as the number two man […]

#Ekitidecides: Fayemi’s campaign director arrested by soldiers

Bimbo Daramola: arrested

A member of the Nigerian House of Representatives, Bimbo Daramola who doubles as the director-general of the Fayemi Campaign Organisation was arrested Friday night by armed soldiers in his country home in Ire, Ekiti state. Also arrested was the commissioner for finance in the state, Dapo Kolawole. He was picked up by armed soldiers in […]

Spain’s king Juan Carlos quits for son

King Juan Carlos and his daughter  Cristina

MADRID(AFP) – Spain’s King Juan Carlos signs an act of abdication Wednesday to end his 39-year reign, as a flag-festooned Madrid spruces up its streets for the people to hail his 46-year-old son as their new king, Felipe VI. The 76-year-old Juan Carlos, who led Spain from dictatorship to democracy but was later hurt by […]

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