Offensive Against Boko Haram Effective – Military

The renewed offensive against Islamist insurgents in Nigeria’s North-East is yielding dividends, the Defence Headquarters said on Thursday. Following an upsurge in attacks by Boko Haram in the area, the Military high command approved a new offensive that began with the hideouts and operational bases of the sect the main target. “The military is operating […]

PDP Gov. Forum Call For New Strategy To Defeat Boko Haram

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum, has called for a change of strategy by the Federal Government to contain a deadly Islamist insurgency the North-East. The forum, which decried the renewed attacks that have claimed deadly casualties in the region, condemned the recent killings of innocent students in Yobe State. The forum, therefore, urged […]

South-East Govs Call For Prayers To End Insurgency

Governors of the South-Eastern states in Nigeria on Sunday called for prayers in order for the country to overcome the insurgency in the North-East. The governors urged Churches to pray for Nigeria in Enugu at the investitutre of Most Rev. Christopher Edeh as the sixth Methodist Archbishop of Enugu Diocese. Fresh attacks by the Islamist […]

Use Presidential Power To Stop North-East Killings, Sultan Urges Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has been urged to use presidential powers to stop the killing of innocent people in North East and Benue. The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, who gave the advice on Saturday when Jonathan paid him a courtesy visit, said: “Human life is sacred. I always express sadness over the insurgency […]

Fashola Canvasses Support For FG's War Against Boko Haram

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, on Thursday canvassed support for the Federal Government’s fight against the Islamist insurgency in North-Eastern region of the country. Speaking in Ikeja while addressing a group of women, protesting the continued killing of Nigerians by the Boko Haram terrorist group, Fashola of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) set […]

Aftermath Of Boko Haram Attack, FG Shuts Five Schools

Barely two weeks after the Islamist terrorist group, Boko Haram, killed twenty-nine students of the Federal Government College, Buni-Yadi, in Yobe State, Nigeria has shut down five Federal Government Colleges located within the high security risk areas of the North-east. The Supervising Minister of Education, Chief Nyesom Wike approved the closure of Federal Government Girls […]

North Eastern Govs Beg Boko Haram To End Insurgency

Governors of the states in North-Eastern Nigeria on Wednesday made a passionate appeal to the Islamist terrorist group, Boko Haaram, to accept the Federal Government’s offer to dialogue. Governors Isa Yuguda of Bauchi and Ibrahim Dankwanbo of Gombe who paid sympathy visit on Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno in Maiduguri, said dialogue would end ongoing […]