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In pictures: Jonathan visits troops in Baga, Mubi

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Thursday in Mubi, Adamawa State and Baga, Borno State applauded Nigerian troops for proving their mettle once again through the rapid recapture of territories formerly held by insurgents in the country’s North-Eastern states. Addressing officers and men of the Nigerian Army in both towns, which were recently recaptured from Boko Haram, […]

Jihadists are calling for new attacks in Canada, some on oil and media companies

Nassar bin Ali al Ansi taking responsibility for the Paris attacks. Screenshot via YouTube The same al Qaeda offshoot claiming responsibility for the Charlie Hebdo shootings is calling for lone-wolf attacks against other western nations—among them Canada—according to a private intelligence company, while an online jihadist calls for similar operations on western oil and media […]

Report: ISIS militant ‘Jihadi John’ identified

(CNN) A man with a British accent seen in ISIS videos showing the beheadings of Western hostages was identified Thursday as Mohammed Emwazi, a Kuwaiti-born Londoner, the Reuters news agency reported, citing The Washington Post. The identity of the man, who has become widely known as “Jihadi John,” was confirmed to the Post by one […]

Imo: Village head dies after marathon sex with 2 teenage girls

FROM GEORGE ONYEJIUWA, OWERRI   Tragedy struck at the weekend as a 70-year-old man allegedly slumped and died after a marathon sex with two secondary girls aged 14 and 16 in a hotel room located at Ogbaku, Mbaitoli Local Council Area of Imo State .   The deceased, identified as Collins Iheanacho, until his death […]

Burkina Faso rejects Keshi, set to appoint French-German Gernot Rohr as new coach

  German Gernot Rohr is close to being appointed the new coach of Burkina Faso, BBC Sport understands. The 61-year-old ex-Gabon and Niger boss has yet to agree terms and sign a contract but is expected to be unveiled at a media conference next week. Rohr has been out of a coaching role October 2014 […]

Opinion: Ayo Fayose is sick in the head – By Emmanuel Uchenna Ugwu

Ayo Fayose embodies all the key indicators of aggravated mental meltdown – he has cast off all sense of restraint, he is actuated by an insatiable urge to embarrass himself in public, his utterances run like a surging stream of folly, and he finds delectation in the headshaking attention that his shameful stunts earn him! […]

Army Chief in Baga, promises to wipe out Boko Haram in next few weeks

Nigerian army Chief, Lieutenant General Kenneth Minimah, has visited Baga town in Borno State, which has just been recaptured from Boko Haram, reiterating that the militants will be wiped out of Nigeria’s northeast in the next few weeks. Chief Of Army Staff, Kenneth Minimah Nigerian Army FB page Gen. Minimah arrived Maiduguri earlier in the […]

Despite being prosecuted for graft, Fani-Kayode arrives court with armed police escorts

A former Nigerian Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, arrived the premises of the Federal High Court in Lagos, Wednesday, accompanied by a contingent of armed police officers, despite being under prosecution by the federal government for money laundering. The former minister is facing a two-count charge of money laundering before Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia. Femi Fani-Kayode in […]

Pastor Insists Jonathan Bribed CAN With 7 Billion Naira

Despite a denial by the national leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) that it did not receive a seven billion Naira bribe from President Goodluck Jonathan, the pastor who broke the story last week insists the association was bribed. President Goodluck Jonathan and Ayo Oritsejafor in Israel in 2013 State House Photo And […]

Bombings: Police tighten security in FCT

SSS Operatives The police and other security agencies have stepped up security in the Federal Capital Territory following Tuesday bomb blasts in Kano and Yobe States which claimed over 37 lives. Findings indicated that the security agencies had raised the security alert for the FCT to prevent a similar incident in the city. Security sources […]

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