Category Archives: Breaking

Again, Military Frees 25 Hostages, Destroys 7 BokoHaram Camps In Sambisa Forest

Nigerian forces have rescued an additional 25 hostages made up of women and children who were being held by the BokoHaram inside the Sambisa Forest. The military also said seven additional terrorists’ camps were destroyed on Tuesday as more terrorists also died in the ongoing onslaught to flush them out of the notorious Sambisa forest.…

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“I Am A Cancer Survivor” – Okonjo-Iweala

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, co-ordinating minister for the economy and minister of finance, shocked her audience on Thursday night with a revelation that she was diagnosed with cancer in 1997. Paying tribute to Oronto Douglas, former presidential adviser who died from cancer-related complications on April 9, 2015, the finance minister said: “Oronto and I had something in…

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Nigerian Troops Free Another 234 Women, Children From Sambisa Forest

Nigerian troops have rescued an additional 234 women and children held captive by the terrorist group BokoHaram, inside the Sambisa forest in Borno State, northeastern Nigeria. A Defence Ministry tweet on Friday evening local time said the hostages were rescued on Thursday from the Kawuri and Konduga end of the expansive forest, which is about…

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Jonathan Fires Ports Authority MD, Appoints ‎Replacement

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has approved the appointment of Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Ado Bayero as the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), a presidency statement said Wednesday. “AlhajiSanusi, a lawyer, from Kano State takes over from Mallam Habib Abdullahi who has been relieved of his appointment as Managing Director of the NPA. “The…

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Youth Leader, Ayiri Emami Calls On Buhari To Probe & Scrap Multi-Billion Dollar Amnesty Programme

Controversial Itsekiri youth leader, Chief Ayiri Emami, has called on President-Elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, to probe and scrap the multi-billion dollar Amnesty Programme designed for ex-militants in the Niger Delta region. Emami, who recently dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and reportedly joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) just after Buhari won the presidential elections,…

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Nepal Earthquake: Teenager Rescued After Five Days Trapped In Rubble

Earthquake survivor Pemba Tamang, 18, was miraculously rescued by the Armed Police Force from under his house five days after devastating the earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal. More than 5,500 people have been confirmed dead in Saturday’s 7.9-magnitude earthquake, and as many feared the trickle of survivors dragged from the rubble had finally stopped, there was…

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Raheem Salami, Silvester Nwolise, Okwudil Oyatanze & Martin Anderson Are The Nigerians Executed In Indonesia

Six inmates were executedof drug offences in Indonesia by firing squad. Four Nigerians – Raheem Salami, Silvester Obiekwe Nwolise, Okwudil Oyatanze and Martin Anderson; Indonesian Zainal Abidin and Brazilian Rodrigo Gularte; Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran were executed by firing squad. At the last moment Filipina Mary Jane Veloso was spared. Leave your views…

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