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Military deploys fighter jets, attack helicopters in Gwoza

A coordinated attack is set to be carried out by the military to liberate Gwoza, Borno State, from Boko Haram captivity as the defence authorities have deployed four attack helicopters and two air force fighter jets to flush out the terrorists in the areas. A reliable source in the military told our correspondent on Thursday […]

Manslaughter: Germanwings co-pilot “intentionally” crashed plane

Andreas Lubitz, the 28-year-old co-pilot who a French prosecutor has said appeared to fly Germanwings Flight 9525 intentionally into the French Alps, was a member of a German flying club that said he joined the group as a youth to “fulfill his dream of flying.” In a news conference Thursday, the French prosecutor in charge […]

Al Jazeera demands the release of two Nigerian journalists

Al Jazeera demands the release of their two Nigerian journalists who have been detained in Maiduguri by Nigerian forces since Tuesday morning. Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris and producer Ali Mustafa were detained in their hotel room after they were returning from covering a story on the Nigerian forces fighting Boko Haram in Borno State. The […]

Keshi yet to sign contract

  Keshi yet to sign contract By Our Reporter on March 26, 2015 Sports The Nigeria Foot­ball Federa­tion (NFF) and out of contract former Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi has finally agreed to a new deal that would see the “Big Boss” return to the team. NFF President, Mr Pinnick Amaju who confirmed Keshi’s im­minent […]

Eagles fail to fly again in Uyo

.As Cranes spoil Enyeama’s centenary BY GEORGE ALUO Another bad outing! That was what the Super Eagles had last night at the magnificent Uyo nest of champions, as Ni­geria lost 0-1 to Ugan­da in an international friendly. The defeat spoilt the fun of Nigeria’s first choice keeper, Vincent Enyeama who cel­ebrated his 100th cap for […]

In one year, Obiano has proved to be Anambra’s messiah – Senator IgbekeIn one year, Obiano has proved to be Anambra’s messiah – Senator Igbeke

By Our Reporter on March 26, 2015 National FROM DAVID ONWUCHEKWA, NNEWI A philanthropist turned politician, Senator Al Ubanesse Igbeke, a high ranking senator, former member of the National Political Reform Conference, Director General of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Campaign Organisation, has continued to bask in the euphoria of the successes recorded by […]

Rivers defection: Tele Ikuru remains my deputy –Amaechi

By Our Reporter on March 26, 2015 National From CHRIS ANUCHA, Port Harcourt Contrary to specu­lations that the deputy governor of Rivers State, Tele Ikuru, who defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) last Sun­day, would be impeached and replaced, Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, yesterday said his position remained intact. The governor said though, he […]

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