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Coalition blasts Yobe Govt Over DAPCHI Girls

Coalition blasts Yobe Govt Over DAPCHI Girls

Chris Steven, Abuja Nigeria’s leading anti-terrorism campaigner, the Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism, CATE, has condemned the recent comment by the Yobe State Government which blamed the recent abduction of School girls in Dapchi, Yobe State on the withdrawal of troops from the area. National President of the group, Comrade Gabriel Onoja in a press […]

International Organizations, Boko Haram Re-Enacting An Old Script To Destroy Nigeria — Group Alleges

International Organizations, Boko Haram Re-Enacting An Old Script To Destroy Nigeria — Group Alleges

Chris Steven, Abuja A coalition of 50 civil society groups , comprising NGOs, FBOs and CSOs have accused Amnesty International and others of re-enacting an old script targeted at destabilising Nigeria. The Coalition while reacting to the timing of the recent reports released by Amnesty International said the international organisation often attempts to embolden the […]

‘I Would Rather My Daughter Was Dead Than Captive’ – Mother Of Kidnapped Dapchi Schoolgirl

‘I Would Rather My Daughter Was Dead Than Captive’ – Mother Of Kidnapped Dapchi Schoolgirl

Another parent of missing student goes into hiding By Tunde Osho (with agency reports) Harira Malam Halilu has not stopped crying since her daughter disappeared on Monday night, during militant Islamist group Boko Haram’s raid on a boarding school in north-eastern Nigeria. Her daughter, Sahura Jibrin Mohammed, was studying sciences at the school in Dapchi […]

Kogi House of Assebmly Passes 2018 Budget into Law

Kogi House of  Assebmly Passes 2018 Budget into Law

Bayo Oyewale, Lokoja The Kogi State House of Assembly has passed the sum of N151, 677, 854, 494 billion budget for the 2018 fiscal year into Law. This indicates an increase in the proposal sent to the house by Governor Yahaya Bello in December 2017 which amounts to N147, 827, 844, 494. The increase in […]

Bello Appoints 21 New Permanent Secretaries, Retains 4

Bello Appoints 21 New Permanent Secretaries, Retains 4

Bayo Oyewale,Lokoja Governor Yahaya Bello has approved the appointment of 21 permanent Secretaries in the State civil service to ensure effective service delivery in the State. This was contained in statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Petra Akinti Oyegbule a copy of which was made available to newsmen in Lokoja on […]

Soldiers Arrest Benue State Sponsored Militia

Soldiers Arrest Benue State Sponsored  Militia

Chris Steven, Abuja Nigerian Army troops of 93 Battalion stationed in Takum, Taraba State, have arrested nine members of Benue State government sponsored armed militia known as Civilian JTF at Arufu, a boundary town between Taraba and Benue State. Five of them were armed with AK-45 rifles fully loaded. On their arrest, a reinforcement of […]

Why We Attack Benue Communities…..Herdsmen

Why We Attack Benue Communities…..Herdsmen

Fulani herdsmen in Benue State, who were accused of killing about 17 people in the state on New Year day, have explained why they attacked their host villagers. The President of the Benue State branch of Myetii Allah Breeders Association, Garus Gololo told a correspondent of BBC News( Pidgin) that problem started when some people […]

Suicide Bombings: Last Acts Of Dying Terror Group – President Buhari

Suicide Bombings: Last Acts Of Dying Terror Group – President Buhari

Chris Steven, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that hisd administration is taking the necessary measures to end the suicide bombings by Boko Haram terrorists, saying the attacks are like the last kicks of a dying horse. Speaking at the commissioning of the Pulaaku Radio in Yola, Adamawa State, on Sunday, the President, who […]

Boko Haram Kills 50 In Mosque Attack In Mubi

Boko Haram Kills 50 In Mosque Attack In Mubi

Chris Steven, Abuja The Adamawa Police Command says the death toll in Tuesday’s Mubi mosque suicide attack by a boy believed to be a member of Boko Haram has risen to 50. Othman Abubakar, the Command’s Public Relations Officer, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday. Fifteen people were earlier […]


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