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September 23, 2017 11:22 AM Kanu was about to stop Biafra agitation when Army attacked

A southeast leader Evang. Elliot Uko has said that the Nigerian Army attacked the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) just when it was about to tone down on its agitation for sovereignty. According to The Nation, Uko, the deputy secretary of Igbo Leaders of Thought, said Kanu had accepted at a governor with the meeting (where he was present) to reduce 10

September 22, 2017 11:39 PM Prospect of Atmospheric Nuclear Test by North Korea Raises Specter of Danger

“It is not clear North Korea has that capability yet,’’ said Siegfried S. Hecker, the former director of Los Alamos National Laboratory and the nuclear weapons expert the North Koreans let in to see their uranium enrichment plants years ago, when they wanted to make clear to the Obama administration that their atomic weapons program was moving ahead 24

September 22, 2017 7:43 AM Restructuring: Why we appear ‘reluctant’– Northern Elders

Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) has said the North was not afraid of the persistent calls for restructuring. It, however, maintained that it would not allow itself to be stampeded into adopting a premeditated design that could spell doom for the region. President of the NEF, Paul Unongo, disclosed the group’s position at a news conference in Abuja, yesterday 17

September 21, 2017 11:34 PM Restructuring: We’re not afraid, but won’t be stampeded — Northern elders

ABUJA—Northern Elders Forum, NEF, yesterday, again, weighed in on the state of the nation, saying while the region was not afraid of the persistent calls for restructuring, especially from other parts of the country, it would, however, not allow itself to be stampeded into adopting a premeditated design that could spell doom. NEF’s declaration came on a day chairman 18

September 20, 2017 1:30 AM EFCC Harassment: Unfreeze Mrs Jonathan’s accts, Reps tell banks

ABUJA—THE House of Representatives committee yesterday, ordered some banks to immediately unfreeze accounts of former First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan. The committee also ordered Aridolf Wellness Home and Spa owned by the former First Lady, to pay its outstanding N10 milliion tax to the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS. The development was sequel 19

September 20, 2017 12:22 AM FG, Jonathan disagree on proposed S’West, S’South military operations

The Federal Government and former President Goodluck Jonathan have disagreed on the planned military operation in the South-South and the South-West codenamed Operation Crocodile Smile. Jonathan, who spoke on Tuesday, believed it was an anomaly for soldiers to be deployed for internal security, a responsibility that is meant for the police, saying the deployment 21

September 19, 2017 7:30 PM Niger Delta: Why we suspended attacks on oil facilities – militants

Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, a coalition of nine militant groups, has announced temporary suspension of attacks on oil and gas facilities in the Niger Delta region. Leader of RNDA, self-styled “Major General” Johnmark Ezonbi, in a statement, said they have “temporarily suspended the two weeks ultimatum given to the Federal Government to resume 16

September 18, 2017 10:40 PM Zannah Mustapha wins UN prize for educating victims of Nigeria’s Boko Haram

ABUJA, Sept 18 – A Nigerian lawyer who helped to secure the release of dozens of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 was on Monday announced the winner of a U.N. prize for providing an education to children uprooted by violence in northeast Nigeria. Zannah Mustapha is the founder of two schools which offer free education, meals and healthcare 23

September 18, 2017 4:10 PM Breaking: Boko Haram slaughters Chief Imam, 4 others in Borneo village

The Chief Imam, Ustaz Goni Bukar Tabare is the Senior brother to a popular Politician in Magumeri, Mallam Goni Kundube. Magumeri has witnessed a series of deadly attacks in recent past, including the ambush, killing and abduction of NNPC oil exploration workers, contracted staff of University of Maiduguri and 15 members Civilian JTF in Bornoyesu village 20

September 18, 2017 1:34 PM Boko Haram slaughters Chief Imam, four others in Borno

The Chef Imam of Kurmiri Village in Titiwa ward of Magumeri local government area of Borno State was on Sunday night killed alongside four others, when suspected members of dreaded Boko Haram sect, attacked the village. Kurmiri village of Titiwa Ward, is about 15 kilometres away from Magumeri Local Government headquarters of Borno state. Reports reaching 19