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Boy Aged 5 Deported To Nigeria Despite High Profile Campaign To Keep Him In UK

Boy Aged 5 Deported To Nigeria Despite High Profile Campaign To Keep Him In UK

A five-year-old schoolboy has been deported to a country he has never lived in despite a high profile campaign to prevent the move. Rafeeq Atanda was deported to Nigeria on Friday night along with his mum Bola Fatumbi. It happened despite an 11th hour appeal from Gateshead MP Ian Mearns and calls for him to remain in the country from ... Read More »

Halima Buhari Opens Up About Her Father, General Buhari (Watch Video)

Halima Buhari Opens Up About Her Father, General Buhari (Watch Video)

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Why Bello Isyaku was Summoned On Buhari’s Certificate

Why Bello Isyaku was Summoned On Buhari’s Certificate

Contrary to reports that the principal of Government College, Katsina State, Bello Isyaku, has been questioned about the college’s release of Gen Muhammadu Buhari’s secondary school certificate results, the state’s commissioner of education, Professor Kado Kurfi, has explained what really happened. According to Prof Kurfi, speaking with Daily Trust at the weekend, the principal was only invited to Katsina state Ministry of ... Read More »

Boko Haram: How Vigilantes Helped Repel Maiduguri Attack

Vigilantes joined Nigerian security forces in fighting to blunt a Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri, the capital of northeastern Borno state, after the Islamist insurgents gained access to the city. The army was doing a ’’mopping-up operation’’ after regaining control of Maiduguri and the town of Konduga, about 20 miles (35 kilometers) away, Major-General Chris Olukolade said in a statement ... Read More »

Shettima Hails Military For Repelling Boko Haram Attacks In Maiduguri

Shettima Hails Military For Repelling Boko Haram Attacks In Maiduguri

Shettima also praised Nigerian troops for saving the state capital from the insurgents. The governor told reporters in Maiduguri yesterday after the attack, that Borno residents would redouble their efforts and commitment to supporting the security agents in the fight against Boko Haram insurgents. Shettima expressed his pain over the attack on Monguno, and the military formation in the area, ... Read More »

Boko Haram Releases About 190 People

Boko Haram Releases About 190 People

Boko Haram released about 190 captives, who returned to their community in the northeast state of Yobe between Friday and Saturday, while other people were still being held, local and state officials said. “The people will be presented to the government tomorrow (Sunday) for assistance as their houses were set ablaze when the insurgents attacked the village, Katarko in the ... Read More »

Didier Drogba Wants To Extend Chelsea Stay

Didier Drogba Wants To Extend Chelsea Stay

Didier Drogba has underlined his desire to stay at Chelsea beyond the end of the current season, when his contract expires. During this first spell, the Ivorian won three Premier League titles and four FA Cups before sealing the Champions League with the decisive penalty in the shootout against Bayern Munich in the 2012 final. Many thought that spot-kick would ... Read More »

‘Jonathan Has No Record Of Good Governance’ – Ex-CBN Governor Charles Soludo Speaks

‘Jonathan Has No Record Of Good Governance’ – Ex-CBN Governor Charles Soludo Speaks

Believe it or not, politics is in top gear; you either sell yourself or others will sell you their own way. A former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof Charles Soludo, has advised the presidential flag bearer of the PDP, President Goodluck Jonathan, to stop campaigning about the record of his outgoing government, saying it has no ... Read More »

High-Profile Defections Ahead Of Election Causing Panic In PDP

High-Profile Defections Ahead Of Election Causing Panic In PDP

Just weeks to the 2015 presidential election, the political atmosphere is charged again as high-profile political figures across the country have been moving from one political party to another. The defection is not limited to the ruling PDP and the leading opposition APC but they are the major losers and gainers, respectively. Last Monday, the APC presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari received ... Read More »

Nigerian Army Claims Rare Victory Against Boko Haram

Nigerian Army Claims Rare Victory Against Boko Haram

The militant group Boko Haram attacked a major Nigerian city early Sunday in what appeared to be its most ambitious attempt to gain territory. But Nigeria’s military drove back the insurgents with an air and ground attack, killing about 200 fighters, according to military officials. It was a rare victory in the country’s fight against the militant insurgency. Boko Haram attacked ... Read More »

APC to Sue NCC for Mobile Fund Raising Ban- Premium Times

APC to Sue NCC for Mobile Fund Raising Ban- Premium Times

The All Progressives Congress, APC, said it has instructed its lawyers to commence court action against the National Communications Commission, NCC, for shutting down some of the party’s fundraising schemes. The Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, made the disclosure on Sunday at the meeting of the Fundraising Directorate of the APC Presidential Council, in Abuja. Shortly after the Buhari-Osinbajo Presidential Campaign ... Read More »

US Still Considering Military Option Against Russia: Analyst

US Still Considering Military Option Against Russia: Analyst

The United States is still considering the military option against Russia over Ukraine, according to an analyst in Belgrade, Serbia. Joaquin Flores, geostrategist and director at Center for Syncretic Studies, made the remarks in a phone interview with Press TV on Sunday while commenting on US President Barack Obama’s claim that Washington is not seeking a military confrontation with Russia ... Read More »

Fashola Accuses FG of Diverting SURE-P Money- Vanguard

Fashola Accuses FG of Diverting SURE-P Money- Vanguard

Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, yesterday, accused the Federal Government of diverting Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme, SURE-P, money for the funding of the campaigns of President Gooodluck Jonathan. Fashola made the allegation at the All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign rally in Badagry area of the state. The governor, who took a swipe at the Federal Government for disappointing Nigerians, ... Read More »

#PhotoNews: Boko Haram Training Shoeless Children

#PhotoNews: Boko Haram Training Shoeless Children

Photos circulating on social media shows little children holding real guns in combat posture. It has been rumored to be photos from Boko Haram concentration camp, where they train children. Some of the children are seen without shoes, while some with rubber flip flops. None were wearing boots… See photos below: Read More »

See “Imprisoned Sister” ISIS Demands for Japanese Hostage

See “Imprisoned Sister” ISIS Demands for Japanese Hostage

Rishawi has been held by Jordanian authorities since 2005, and has not been seen publicly in about nine years. She was arrested and later sentenced to death “for conspiracy to carry out terror acts” after a triple bomb attack on the Radisson SAS hotel in Amman, the Jordanian capital, in November 2005. Now believed to be in her early-40s, Rishawi was arrested ... Read More »