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Many Christians have fled Yobe —Rev Idi

Written by Isaac Shobayo Reverend Garba Idi Reverend Garba Idi is the chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Yobe State chapter. In this interview with Isaac Shobayo, he speaks on the security situation in the state. What are your experiences as the chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Yobe State? The situation […]

Mixed Signals of Cracks in the Citadel – By Prof. Emmanuel Omoh Esiemokhai

By Professor Emmanuel Omoh Esiemokhai, Abuja, Nigeria, Feb. 20, 2012 – During the ill-conceived deregulation fiasco in Nigeria, a new English word came into regular use. The word “palliatives” gained currency as a password to future prosperity.  Palliatives are tokenism in content and cannot add value to a transformation process. It was and remains a […]

4 Boko Haram Suspects Arrested while attempting to bomb a church in Makurdi

From George Okoh in Makurdi Four suspected members of the Boko Haram sect were yesterday arrested at St.Theresa Catholic Church within the High Level Area of Makurdi, Benue State. According to eyewitness, the four suspects had attempted to gain entry into the church while the second Mass was in progress at 10 a.m. when they […]

On a Sovereign National Conference and the Permission of The National Assembly – By Dr. Leonard K. Shilgba

Dr. Leonard Karshima Shilgba, Yola, Nigeria, Feb. 20, 2012 – There are facts that only a few Nigerians, against the unrelenting witness of their conscience, can either ignore or dispute: Fact number 1: Not all ethnic nationalities are represented either at the state level or national level. And there are some ethnic nationalities that have […]

Kogi jailbreak: FG moves to relocate prison

THE Federal Government has commenced the process of relocating the Nigeria Prison at Koton Karfe in Kogi State, following the attack on the facility by suspected Islamic sect, Boko Haram, last week. Minister of Interior, Mr Patrick Abba Moro, who disclosed this, however, insisted that the attack on the prison was carried out by alleged […]

As Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab is Sentenced – By Raheem Oluwafunminiy

By Raheem Oluwafunminiy, Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria, Feb. 20, 2012 – The sentencing to life imprisonment of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab have continued to generate serious comments, opinions and criticisms from around the world, most especially because of its terrorist colouration. It is not the first time the so called terrorist act or terrorism had been planned […]

Siasia visits Eagles at training

  February 20, 2012 by Agency Reporter The Super Eagles had a two-hour workout on Saturday morning, the first since their return from Liberia and one major guest at the training venue was immediate past handler of the team, Samson Siasia. Siasia, had apparently come for his weekend relaxation game with the All-Stars team that […]

Kaduna ministry director mistaken for Boko Haram terrorist dies of gun shot wounds

THE Director of Finance and Administration at the Ministry of Information, Kaduna State, Pastor Isua Kiforo, who was shot by armed soldiers and police who mistook him for a Boko Haram suspect at the Government House, Kaduna, last week has died. Pastor Kiforo was said to have died on Sunday morning, after an operation described […]

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