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  • Breaking News:Another 11 Young Girls Abducted By Boko Haram

    May 7, 2014 3:52 AM 6

    When our newsmen contacted the residents of the area, Mallam Bello Umar, a resident of Warabe village, Mallam Bello Umar, confirmed the incident, pointing out that he was in the village when the terrorists struck before he ran to Gwoza. Umar said: “A group of terrorists invaded Warabe village on Monday night, abducted 11 of our teenage girls before carting

  • Fresh Attack: Boko Haram Kills Nearly 400 Overnight

    May 7, 2014 3:43 AM 7

    This is how the attack was done, the insurgents targeted a local market and fired sporadic shots into the crowd before proceeding into the town to wreak more havoc. Senator Ahmed Zannah, who is from the area confirmed the killings, said the invaders spent 12 hours wreaking havoc on defenceless civilians. According to Senator Zannah, who spoke in a BBC Hausa

  • 3,050 APC members defect to PDP in Lagos

    May 7, 2014 3:39 AM 20

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has received a boost in Lagos, with the defection of over 2, 000 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to its fold in Apapa. Receiving the defectors, at a special assembly, Olatunji Sheile, PDP chairman in the state, reiterated PDP’s commitment towards transforming Nigeria and Nigerians. He stated that despite

  • Another massacre

    May 7, 2014 1:58 AM 12

    They came at about 1.30pm on Monday and started shooting as soon as they arrived. They were many and very armed. I was in the market when they came and there was confusion. It was a day of blood and death as they were killing anybody they saw. It was as if they were angry and nothing could stop them,” an eyewitness, who did not want her name in print

  • Bash Ali, NEXIM Bank fight over N150m

    May 7, 2014 1:26 AM 17

    Nigeria’s boxing champion, Bash Ali and his team yesterday barricaded the Corporate headquarters of Nigeria-Export Import Bank (NEXIM) over failure by the bank to provide N150 million to facilitate the hosting of Bash Ali’s Guinness book of World Record fight project. Bash Ali and his team had arrived at the bank in a convoy to keep a scheduled appointment

  • Court Threatens To Grant Kogi Varsity Lecturer, Others Bail | Nigerian News from Leadership Newspapers

    May 7, 2014 1:09 AM 11

    Justice Gabriel Kolawole of a Federal High Court in Abuja has threatened to grant bail to three suspected members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect due to lack of diligent prosecution by the federal government. Justice Kolawole made the threat yesterday when the chief state prosecution counsel, Mrs Jones Nebo filed an application for adjournment. The three

  • Assembly Investigates Collapse Of Centenary Tower In Ebonyi

    May 7, 2014 12:53 AM 5

    The Ebonyi House of Assembly on Tuesday described the collapse of the N60 million centenary tower as a huge embarrassment to the government and people of the state. It also directed its works committee to investigation the remote and immediate causes of the incident, which occurred at the weekend. Introducing a motion on the incident, Chief Obasi Odefa

  • Boko Haram kills 300, abducts 11 more girls

    May 7, 2014 12:50 AM 16

    May 7, 2014 by Kayode Idowu and Olalekan Adetayo with agency reports IN another daring operation, members of the terrorist Islamic sect, Boko Haram, on Monday night killed about 300 people in Gamboru Ngala, Borno State. Gamboru Ngala is a border town with Cameroon. The Boko Haram insurgents also abducted 11 more girls in Warabe and Wala communities in the Chibok

  • Our Boko Haram operations take toll – Army

    May 7, 2014 12:29 AM 9

    The Army said yesterday that its involvement in the counter-terrorism operations in the North-East was taking a huge toll on its finances, equipment and personnel. The Director of Army Public Relations(DAPR), Brigadier-General Olajide Laleye, who made this known at a briefing in Abuja, also said many of its personnel were killed, while others have sustained

  • Oyo votes N3.7b for six model schools

    May 6, 2014 11:29 PM 16

    Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has approved N3.7 billion for the conversion of six secondary schools into model schools. Commissioner for Education Prof. Solomon Olaniyonu said this would create conducive environment for teaching and learning. The schools are Anglican Secondary School, Orita-mefa, Ibadan; Baptist High School, Saki; Ogbomoso High School