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Our army is not listening – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

Our army is not listening – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze     The thing is that the army isn’t listening. Rather, they are fighting back. On the streets of Lagos that is. But then denying what they have done on the pages...

 

RED ALERT: Boko Haram plans massive attack on Abuja + what to watch out for

RED ALERT: Boko Haram plans massive attack on Abuja + what to watch out for

by Akan Ido The Federal Government today warned residents of Abuja about a possible attack by the Boko Haram Islamic sect which has declared was on the country. This was revealed today by Mike...

 

We’re sorry, but media clampdown will continue – Nigerian Army

We’re sorry, but media clampdown will continue – Nigerian Army

by Akan Ido The Nigerian Army has vowed to continue its clampdown on the media until it is satisfied that its activities does not pose a threat to the already deteriorating security situation...

 

‘The Chibok girls are sick, they need medical attention’ – Secret negotiator reveals (PICTURED)

‘The Chibok girls are sick, they need medical attention’ – Secret negotiator reveals (PICTURED)

by ‘Jola Sotubo An Australian negotiator, who was hired by the Nigerian government to broker the release of the over 200 Chibok girls being held captive by Boko Haram, has said that most...

 

For the record: Full text of Pres. Goodluck Jonathan’s Democracy Day 2014 broadcast (READ)

For the record: Full text of Pres. Goodluck Jonathan’s Democracy Day 2014 broadcast (READ)

Fellow Nigerians, 1. I greet and felicitate with you all, today, as we mark 15 years of uninterrupted democratic governance in our beloved country. 2. Our dear nation, Nigeria, has certainly come...

 

Tragic: Boko Haram hoists flags after killing 49 people in Yobe & Borno

Tragic: Boko Haram hoists flags after killing 49 people in Yobe & Borno

by ‘Jola Sotubo The casualties of terrorism in the Northeastern region of Nigeria have increased once again as Boko Haram insurgents went on rampage in Borno and Yobe states. The latest...

 

Wole Soyinka: And now, the ecumenical city of Jos?!

Wole Soyinka: And now, the ecumenical city of Jos?!

by Wole Soyinka Today, so soon after Nyanya, Jos has turned into yet another national abattoir, the current fate of so many of our towns, villages and other once thriving habitations across northern...

 

Shortfall in policing for Nigerians – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

Shortfall in policing for Nigerians – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze After taking a look at all the unrealistic targets that have been spouted before regarding #NEPA, power blazer Chinedu Nebo has decided to stop listening to his pastor… The...

 

#BringBackOurGirls: Netanyahu calls Jonathan, ready to help; Army deploys troops to hunt for Chibok schoolgirls & other important news you should know today

#BringBackOurGirls: Netanyahu calls Jonathan, ready to help; Army deploys troops to hunt for Chibok schoolgirls & other important news you should know today

by Oge Okonkwo #BringBackOurGirls: Netanyahu calls Jonathan, ready to help Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday offered to help Nigeria search for hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped...

 

Tunde Leye: Don’t tell us what it means to be patriotic

Tunde Leye: Don’t tell us what it means to be patriotic

by Tunde Leye So don’t get it twisted. We know what it means to be patriotic and it is not what you say it is.   It was Theodore Roosevelt that said “To announce that there must be no...