Archive for: State of emergency

‘Warn Edwin Clark, your local champion’ – Yobe gov. tells Pres. Jonathan

‘Warn Edwin Clark, your local champion’ – Yobe gov. tells Pres. Jonathan

by ‘Jola Sotubo Chief Edwin Clark The Governor of Yobe, Ibrahim Gaidam has urged President Goodluck Jonathan to caution First Republic Information Minister, Edwin Clark on his penchant for...

 

Opinion: Mr. President, what are the governors of Borno, Yobe, Adamawa still doing in office?

Opinion: Mr. President, what are the governors of Borno, Yobe, Adamawa still doing in office?

by Christian Okwori The antagonists to the declaration of full state of emergency are hinging their position on the preservation of democratic tenets and constitutional provisions. If I may ask,...

 

3 Boko Haram members arrested for duping amnesty panel of N70 million

by ‘Jola Sotubo   Three men who took advantage of a call for peace talks to impersonate members of terrorist sect, Boko Haram have been arrested and charged to court in Borno. Kalama...

 

Perry Brimah: What is good for Sanusi is good for Jonathan

Perry Brimah: What is good for Sanusi is good for Jonathan

by Perry Brimah Sanusi gave me his word, Mr. President. He will resign after you and your coterie do the dutiful and let the nation be, so it can start a 50 year delayed path to recovery and possible...

 

“Operational blunder”: Senator escapes death as fighter jet drops bombs on his convoy

“Operational blunder”: Senator escapes death as fighter jet drops bombs on his convoy

by ‘Jola Sotubo A near fatal mishap was recorded in Borno at the weekend as a fighter jet of one of the armed forces reportedly bombed the convoy of a senator. Senator Ali Ndume was said...

 

Terrible: 8 people killed as suspected Boko Haram gunmen attack bachelor party in Borno

Terrible: 8 people killed as suspected Boko Haram gunmen attack bachelor party in Borno

by ‘Jola Sotubo Guests at a bachelor party in Borno received a rude shock when armed gunmen invaded the venue and opened fire. The attackers, suspected to be members of terrorist sect, Boko...

 

Boko Haram threatens to bomb University of Maiduguri, strategic locations

Boko Haram threatens to bomb University of Maiduguri, strategic locations

by Adeola Balogun The onslaught on Maiduguri, the Borno capital, by members of dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram, seems to only be starting as the insurgents have reportedly threatened to blow...

 

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Boko Haram leader, Shekau claims responsibility for Maiduguri attacks

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Boko Haram leader, Shekau claims responsibility for Maiduguri attacks

by Adeola Balogun The leader of Boko Haram has again resurfaced in a video which is said to have been exclusively obtained by Agence France-Presse (AFP). The leader of the terrorist sect is said...

 

Explosions, shooting in Kano as troops and militants clash

Explosions, shooting in Kano as troops and militants clash

by Adeola Balogun The Kano metropolis was wracked with violence this morning after multiple explosions and gunshots were heard in an area of the city. The shelling of ammunition was evidence of...

 

How I cooked and smuggled ammunition for Boko Haram terrorists – 19-year-old female victim reveals (PICTURED)

How I cooked and smuggled ammunition for Boko Haram terrorists – 19-year-old female victim reveals (PICTURED)

by Adeola Balogun According to reports, a new tactic is being employed by members of the Boko Haram sect; they are kidnapping Christian women and turning them into “wives.” One of...