Category Archives: Breaking

Boko Haram: ‘I Was Deceived’ – Abubakar Shekau Resurfaces, Reacts To Appointment Of New Leader In Audio Message

  The elusive and now reportedly ousted leader of jihadist sect Jama’atuAhlas-Sunnah li-Da’awatiwal-Jihad popularly known as Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau has reacted to news of IS’s appointment of Abu Musab al-Barnawi as the sects new leader. Shekau according to reports released a recorded message a few hours after ISIS announced news of his successor in the…

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‘Don’t Believe The Cheap Propaganda’ – FG Reacts To Appointment Of New Boko Haram Leader By ISIS

  The Nigerian government has described as cheap propaganda the report that ISIS has appointed a new leader for Boko Haram, saying it is too late to employ such tactics to revive the defeated Nigerian terrorist organization. This was made known in a statement by Segun Adeyemi SA to Hon Minister of Information and Culture,…

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Nigerian Military Dismisses Boko Haram’s New Leadership, Calls It Irrelevant

  The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), says the announcement of a new Boko Haram leader Abu Musab al-Barnawi, is irrelevant and inconsequential to the military’s operation in the north east. The Director of Defence Information, DHQ, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday that the military remained focused on its operation in the north east. He…

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UK Court Sentences Top Nigerian Trafficker, Franca Asemota To 22 Years Imprisonment

  The United Kingdom’s Isleworth Crown Court on Thursday sentenced a Nigerian woman, Franca Asemota, to 22 years in jail after she was found guilty of attempting to traffic Nigerian girls through Heathrow Airport to work as sex workers in brothels across Europe. Ms. Asemota, 38, was found guilty on Wednesday of a 12-count charge…

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APC Bars Jibrin From Continuing His Public Allegations Against Dogara

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin, to quit making allegations against the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubo Dogara in public as the party is now looking into the matter. In a letter to Jibrin through it’s deputy national chairman, Lawal Shuaibu, on Thursday the party said, “As you are aware, the party,…

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Nigeria’s Economy Is Suffering Because The Country Failed To Save For The Rainy Day – Lai Mohammed

While speaking at the opening of the All Nigerian Editors Conference in Port Harcourt, Rivers State today, the Minister of Information & Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said that Nigeria’s economy was hard hit by the global fall in the price of crude oil because the country failed to save for the rainy day. In his…

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Goodluck Jonathan Pledges His Commitment To The Restoration Of Peace & Stability In PDP

Yesterday, Former President Goodluck Jonathan met for the first time since his defeat at the 2015 elections, the Board of Trustees of the People’s Democratic Party. At the meeting which took place at his residence in Abuja,the former president admitted he needed to do more to reconcile aggrieved members of the party and bring the…

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