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UPDATE: How Gombe Government House explosion happened – Spokesperson

UPDATE: How Gombe Government House explosion happened – Spokesperson

File photo by Isi Esene Abdullahi Jalo, the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the explosion heard in front of the Gombe State Government...

 

BREAKING: Explosion rocks Gombe Government House

BREAKING: Explosion rocks Gombe Government House

File photo by Akan Ido There are reports of a massive explosion at the Gombe State Government House late this afternoon. According to SaharaReporters, a loud bang was heard around the Government...

 

Boko Haram kills 9 worshippers in Borno church | 4 militants killed in counter-attack

Boko Haram kills 9 worshippers in Borno church | 4 militants killed in counter-attack

by Isi Esene Ten men suspected to be members of the Boko Haram Islamic sect yesterday attacked a church in Borno killing nine people. Reports say the men arrived the EYN Church located in...

 

“It’s a nuisance to the government”: Why CP Mbu banned #BringBackOurGirls protest in Abuja

“It’s a nuisance to the government”: Why CP Mbu banned #BringBackOurGirls protest in Abuja

by Isi Esene Joseph Mbu, the Commissioner of Police in the Federal Capital Territory has announced a ban on all protests against the delayed rescue of over 230 schoolgirls abducted in Chibok,...

 

Under siege: Boko Haram again attacks 4 villages in Borno

Under siege: Boko Haram again attacks 4 villages in Borno

by S’ola Filani   About fifteen people died while many others sustained injuries when some suspected Boko Haram members launched attacks in four villages – Nuwari, Musari,...

 

SNAPSHOT: Jonathan gets a piece of advice from OBJ in Lagos

SNAPSHOT: Jonathan gets a piece of advice from OBJ in Lagos

by ‘Jola Sotubo President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday attended the funeral mass in honour of the late former Governor of Lagos, Michael Otedola and former President, Olusegun Obasanjo...

 

“It was a narrow escape”: Emir of Askira speaks on Boko Haram convoy attack

“It was a narrow escape”: Emir of Askira speaks on Boko Haram convoy attack

by Akan Ido Following Boko Haram’s audacious attack on the convoy of Emirs who were on their way to attend the funeral of the Emir of Gombe, the Emir of Askira, HRH Mai Abdullahi Ibn...

 

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...

 

UPDATE: Panic as explosion hits football viewing centre in Jos

UPDATE: Panic as explosion hits football viewing centre in Jos

File photo by Akan Ido Reports of a fresh explosion in Jos, the capital of Plateau have been confirmed. Eyewitnesses say the explosion occurred close to a football viewing centre where fans...

 

Sad news: Boko Haram kills 34 people in fresh attacks in Borno (Reports)

Sad news: Boko Haram kills 34 people in fresh attacks in Borno (Reports)

by Akan Ido About 34 people have been reported killed in separate attacks which took place in Borno on Thursday. According to reports, men suspected to be members of the militant Islamic sect,...