How the north benefits from restructuring
Opponents of restructuring who argue that the northern geo-political zones stand to lose influence and power if the country is geo-politically and fiscally reconfigured are badly mistaken.
Constitutional provisions: Nigeria president and the congress - Part 2
History recalls that a former slave, Abraham Lincoln, became the 16th president of the United States of America.
Saraki calls for international conference on North East, Boko Haram
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has called for an international conference on North East and Boko Haram threat in Nigeria. He made the call during General Debate at the 137 Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly on Sunday at St. Petersburg, Russia. Saraki, who lamented the havoc caused by insecurity in the region, said…
Boko Haram fighters surrender in northern Cameroon
Nearly 60 men who said they were captured by the Boko Haram Islamist group and forced to fight for them in Nigeria have surrendered to authorities in northern Cameroon.
Army Kill three Boko Haram terrorists, rescue a child
A statement signed by Director, Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Sani Usman in Abuja yesterday said the terrorists on sighting the troops, withdrew their attacks as the troops overpowered them with a heavy fire.
World Bank intervention: President urges ‘ethnic warriors’ to sheathe their swords
The statement signed by Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said the northeast has suffered since 2009 when the menace of Boko Haram began and thus deserve care, so that the people could live a normal life again.
#IDG2017: Nigerian girl child as an endangered specie
“The girl child’s parents fear sending her to school so she is not kidnapped or harmed. In turn, she is given out in early marriage to maintain her sexual purity where she begins to have children while she is still a child.
Chad withdraws troops from fight against Boko Haram in Niger
Chad has withdrawn hundreds of troops from neighbouring Niger, where they were helping local forces fight Boko Haram Islamist militants, humanitarian sources and officials said.
One soldier dies as troops kill 15 Boko Haram terrorists in Borno
A statement by the Director of Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen Sani Usman in Abuja, said the troops used their firepower and act of bravery to deal a decisive blow to the terrorists.
Curious mass trial of Boko Haram suspects
According to the AG, 13 cases had been concluded with nine convictions secured. While 33 cases were still pending, the total number of suspects awaiting judicial proceedings and de-radicalisation was put at 1,670.