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Nigerian Troops Discover Boko Haram’s Graves In Borno

Nigerian troops on Sunday discovered graves of Boko Haram terrorists in the northeastern state of Borno, the army said in a statement. Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, the Director of the Nigerian Army Public Relations, said the corpses were found...

Hello This Is The President. That Unprecedented Video Call By Buhari To Troops Fighting Boko Haram

In the United States, this has become routine. In Nigeria, it was unprecedented. President Muhammadu Buhari used a computer to speak to Nigerian troops fighting Boko Haram in the Sambisa forest. And the presidency gave us the details of the...

Amnesty urges Nigeria to comply with court order to release Zakzaky

The Nigerian authorities must immediately comply with a High Court order and release the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife from detention, the Amnesty International has said. Sheikh Zakzaky, and his wife Malama...

Breaking: Gambia’s president-elect in Senegal ‘until his inauguration’

Dakar (AFP) - The Gambia's president-elect Adama Barrow landed in neighbouring Senegal Sunday where he will remain until his planned inauguration this week, Senegalese sources said, following an agreement with west African leaders. The president-elect is due to take power...

Ajimobi’s Comfortable Daughter Calls Students Whose School Has Been Shut For 7 Months “Generation Of Mannerless Children”

The comfortable daughter of the governor of Oyo state Abiola Ajimobi has branded protesting students whose school has been shut for many months “generation of mannerless children”. Ajibola Ajimobi made her condescending comments on Instagram. Governor Ajimobi has come under...

No White Man Captured In Sambisa. Cameroonians, Chadians, Libyans Among Boko Haram Terrorists, Says Nigerian Army Chief

In his first major interview since the fall of Boko Haram's stronghold in the Sambisa forest on December 23, the Nigerian Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, dismissed reports published last month that a white man...

Mali Urges Gambia’s Leader To Avoid ‘Bloodbath’ And Go, Alive

Bamako (AFP) - Mali's president called Saturday for Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh to step down and avoid an unnecessary "bloodbath" by clinging to power and forcing a potential military intervention. The Gambia's political crisis dominated a summit co-organised by Mali...

Breaking: Boko Haram Beheads 16 People In Cameroon

By Simon Ateba/Lagos Boko Haram killers have beheaded at least 16 people in Cameroon, including three women, a  prominent Cameroonian newspaper reported on Sunday morning. L'Oeil du Sahel said the corpses of those beheaded were found in a locality called Gnam-Gnam, about...

Fani-Kayode Remembers Major Chukwuma Nzeogwu Who Plunged Nigeria Into Chaos, Leaving A Million Dead And Hatred Against Igbo Tribe

Former minister and presidential spokesman, Femi Fani-Kayode, on Sunday, mourned Major Patrick Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu, a Nigerian military officer from Igboland who led the first military coup in his country, killing mainly northern and western leaders, but sparing those from...

Nigerian Vice President To Visit Niger Delta For Talks With Oil Producing Communities

Nigerian Vice President , Yemi Osinbajo, will be visiting some oil communities across some Niger Delta States starting on Monday, January 16, 2017,  when he travels to Delta State, his spokesman, Laolu Akande said in a statement on Saturday. “At a...

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