Muslim, Christian coalition flays bombings, abduction of girls

By Evelyn Okakwu The conveners and members of Inter-Faith Activity and Partnership for Peace (IFAPP), a national platform for interfaith dialogue among Muslim and Christian clerics and leaders, have expressed distress and alarm over the bomb explosion perpetrated by suspected Boko Haram sect on Monday, April 14, 2014, in Nyanya, which killed more than More...

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NIPSS is an agent of national unity -Emir of Dutse

From Ahmed Abubakar, Dutse His Highness, Emir of Dutse, Alhaji Muhammadu Nuhu Sunusi has described the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) as one of the institutions that is ushering unity More...

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State of emergency worsens situation in Adamawa, Borno, Yobe – Nyako

From Ado Abubakar Musa, Jos As criticism between President Goodluck Jonathan and Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa state continues, the governor yesterday said the state of emergency declared in the state of Adamawa, More...

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Army unmasks terrorists impersonating Fulani

By Joy Baba A group of terrorists operating under the guise of Fulani herdsmen from a camp in the outskirts of Wukari, Taraba state, have been arrested by military authorities. During the raid, some of the impersonators More...

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Borno women dare abductors, heads to Sambisa forest

From Mustapha Isah Kwaru, Maiduguri Borno state Coalition for Women’s right group yesterday expressed willingness to mobilise thousands of women to embark on a voluntary search and rescue mission into the More...

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Boko Haram does not reflect teachings, values of Islam – Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has said that those operating under the name of Boko Haram are not true Muslims and do not reflect the values and teachings of Islam. Soyinka, who spoke yesterday in Port Harcourt, More...

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Boko Haram : FG needs international help – Rep

From Ayodele Samuel, Lagos The Chairman of the House Committee on Diaspora Affairs, Mrs AbikeDabiri-Erewa, on Wednesday said that whatever strategy the Federal government was using to curb the Boko Haram insurgency More...

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Terrorism: Jonathan shares Buhari’s position

By Agiya Yakubu Yaki President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday commended General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) for his very statesman-like views on terrorism and insecurity in Nigeria as expressed in his article which was More...

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For raping teenager: 63 year old HIV positive man to die by stoning

Raped Victim A Shari’ah court sitting in No-man’s land area in Kano metropolis, has sentenced to death by stoning, a 63-year old HIV positive man for raping a 13-year old girl and infecting her with the deadly More...

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FEC approves N35.9bn AfDB loan for agric

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved the procurement of 152-million-dollar loan (about N35.9 billion) and 385,000-dollar grant (about N64.5 million) for agricultural development. The Minister of More...