Category Archives: Breaking

Three Al-Jazeera Journalists Get Jail Sentences

Egypt’s judiciary has dealt a shocking blow to the principle of free speech after three journalists for Al-Jazeera English were sentenced to between seven and 10 years in jail on charges of aiding terrorists and endangering national security, The Guardian reports The former BBC correspondent Peter Greste, from Australia, the ex-CNN journalist Mohamed Fahmy, and…

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Boko Haram Kills 40 In Fresh Borno Villages Attack

Another bomb blast in Borno! No fewer than 40 people, including teenagers, were killed, weekend, when suspected Boko Haram insurgents attacked three villages of Chuha A, Chuha B, and Korongilim in Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State. – See more: According to Vanguard, the attackers destroyed houses, shops and vehicles after carting away foodstuff…

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President Goodluck Jonathan Appoints Roli Bode-George As New NDLEA Director General

It’s a new call for the NDLEA. President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has appointed Mrs.Roli Bode-George as the Director-General of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). Mrs Bode-George takes over from Mr Olufemi Ajayi, who is now the Executive Secretary of the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF). The appointment is with immediate effect.…

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Olusegun Obasanjo Claim On Chibok Girls Negotiation Not True- Presidency

The presidency yesterday dismissed claims by the former President, Olusegun Obasanjo that he was awaiting the approval of President Goodluck Jonathan to negotiate with Boko Haram members on the possible release of the secondary school girls abducted in Chibok more than a month ago saying that if the former president was serious, he would have…

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One Of The Most Wanted Terror Kingpins Of Boko Haram Arrested- Defence Headquarters Says

The Defence Headquarters disclosed, yesterday (Tuesday 17th June, 2014) that one of the most wanted terror kingpins of the Boko Haram group was among the 486 suspected insurgents arrested last Sunday (Tuesday 15th June, 2014) on the Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway. They were arrested by soldiers from the Asa Military Base, 14 Brigade, Ohafia Barracks, Abia…

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