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Don’t demystify the sacrifices of the military, Borno indigenes query traditional leader over open letter on fight against insurgency

Don’t demystify the sacrifices of the military, Borno indigenes query traditional leader over open letter on fight against insurgency

Chris Steven, Abuja Borno Stakeholders Forum (BSF) has sent a stern warning to one of its traditional rulers to desist from undermining the sacrifices of the gallant Nigerian military in the state. In an open letter addressed to President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, Zanna Boguma of Borno, Zanna Hassan Boguma, had attempted to rubbish the […]

Sallah: North-East resident express joy over the peaceful celebration, wants other stakeholders to emulate Buratai, Nigerian Army

Sallah: North-East resident express joy over the peaceful celebration, wants other stakeholders to emulate Buratai, Nigerian Army

Residents of North-East Nigeria have expressed joy over the peaceful celebrations during the Eid celebrations. This much was gathered when our reporters visited communities in the various states in the North East. The atmosphere was calm with Muslim faithful’s going about their Sallah celebrations without fear from harassment and intimidation. In the communities visited in […]

Police Arrest Four Boko Haram Members In Edo

Police Arrest Four Boko Haram Members In Edo

Chris Steven, Abuja Police in Edo State say they have arrested four suspected members of Boko Haram who escaped into the state after perpetrating heinous crimes in neighbouring Kogi State. The  State Police Commissioner,  Mohammed DanMallam, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin. DanMallam explained that the arrest […]

NDDC Boss charges youths to sustain peace in Niger Delta

NDDC Boss charges youths to sustain peace in Niger Delta

The Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mr Nsima Ekere, has charged youth leaders and ex-agitators to continue to sustain the existing peace and security in the Niger Delta region. Ekere gave the advice during a meeting with ex-agitators under the auspices of the Environmental Rights Advocates for Niger Delta. He urged […]

EU’s £143m Rehabilitation Support Grant To Borno State: A Call For Effective Intervention Monitoring

EU’s £143m Rehabilitation Support Grant To Borno State: A Call For Effective Intervention Monitoring

The European Union has been showing strong interest in the state of the north-east Nigeria and has overtime actively canvassed for and indeed supported the rehabilitation of the crisis-torn region. With the recent grant of 143 million Euros (N60.1 billion) for the rehabilitation of communities across Borno state, the body has once again demonstrated significant […]

Benue Killing: Why Ortom Should Be Held Responsible – Middle Belt Group

Benue Killing: Why Ortom Should Be Held Responsible – Middle Belt Group

Chris Steven, Abuja As reactions continue to trail the recent killings of people in Benue as other arts of the country, Middle Belt Conscience Guard, a civil society group has stated that the stage governor, Samuel Ortom should be held responsible. The group stated that Ortom should be tried for his carelessness and break down […]

FG Has Not Treated Ijaw People Fairly – Clark

FG Has Not Treated Ijaw People Fairly – Clark

…Commends Gov Dickson For Excellent Leadership …Dickson Calls For Unity Among Ijaw People The Ijaw National Leader, Chief Edwin Clark, on Wednesday declared that the Federal Government has been unfair to the Ijaw ethnic nationality of the Niger Delta. Clark, a former Federal Commissioner for Information under the Gen. Gowon’s Administration, lamented that the time […]

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