Tag: Niger

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 13, 2015

BUSTED: Boko Haram ‘captain’ has been arrested in Niger

by James Sambo A man suspected to be the mastermind of several Boko Haram attacks, has been arrested in Niger. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 13, 2015

‘Nobody will disrespect my Mother!’ || Maj. Gen. Olukolade drops verbal explosives on Niger (READ)

by Kolapo Olapoju The multi-national joint forces, which comprises of Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger, was formed for a reason ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 11, 2015

Niger declares state of emergency in Boko Haram ravaged areas

by Ranti Joseph The government of Niger has declared a state of emergency in the Diffa region. The state of emergency ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 10, 2015

Niger to deploy soldiers to join war against Boko Haram

by Panshak Ibrahim The parliament of Niger has voted unanimously to send troops to join a regional fight against Islamist ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 10, 2015

By election day, Boko Haram ‘will be dismantled’ – Sambo Dasuki makes us want to… believe

by James Sambo National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, is pretty confident that the Boko Haram insurgency will be ended before ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 9, 2015

Boko Haram abducts 30 people in Cameroon

by Ranti Joseph Suspected Boko Haram fighters launched fresh attacks on three communities in northern Cameroon, abducting more than 30 ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 9, 2015

‘Boko Haram is ready to fight the world’ – Shekau declares in new video

by James Sambo In a new video released by Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau, he vowed to defeat the multi-nation ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 8, 2015

New assault on Niger border town by Boko Haram

by Ranti Joseph Boko Haram has staged another assault on Niger border town. The extremist sect staged an overnight assault ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 4, 2015

Foreign troops are not in control of Boko Haram onslaught – DHQ explains

by Kolapo Olapoju The Defence Headquarters has refuted claims by a section of the media insinuating that foreign troops operating ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 30, 2015

Chadian soldiers help Nigeria recapture Malumfatori from Boko Haram

by James Sambo Chadian soldiers have flushed the Boko Haram insurgents out of Malumfatori, the headquarters of Abadam Local Government ...

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SolaJanuary 28, 2015

Terrible: Kidnappers threaten to turn 15-year-old girl into sex slave

by Anike Jacobs The Niger Republic-based kidnappers who abducted a 15-year-old schoolgirl, Precious Okoro, have threatened her family saying she ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 24, 2015

#OperationFlush: Nigeria and its allies plan final push on Boko Haram

by Panshak Ibrahim Boko Haram may have a major battle coming for them as neigbhouring West African countries have reportedly ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 20, 2015

THE 2015 TRACKLIST: NLC, others knock petrol price cut | Why the Sultan of Sokoto may end up not voting | APC’s not happy with Fayose right now | More stories

As you count down to the February General Elections, we show you what to read and what to skip today. ...

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Isime EseneDecember 27, 2014

Today’s Daily Brief: GEJ visits IBB in Minna, Maku vows to rescue Nasarawa citizens, Murtala’s son is Takai’s running mate in Kano, and more

President Goodluck Jonathan Saturday visited former President Ibrahim Babangida in Minna  in what the President said was to appreciate the ...

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Isime EseneDecember 9, 2014

Jailbreak: Jonathan suspends Prisons Controller, others

by Isi Esene The Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro has approved the recommendations of the Controller General of the ...

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Isime EseneNovember 5, 2014

THE 2015 TRACKLIST: Atiku scores GEJ (very) low | ‘Bring it on,’ Fayemi dares Fayose |IBB hosts OBJ, Atiku in Niger | More stories

As you count down to the February General Elections, we show you what to read and what to skip today. ...

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Isime EseneNovember 4, 2014

Friends again: OBJ visits IBB, hugs Atiku at Minna Airport

by Akan Ido Former President, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida has been receiving visitors since his return from Europe after a two-month ...

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Isime EseneNovember 1, 2014

Guess who’s back: IBB returns from medical trip abroad

by Isi Esene Ex-Military President, Gen. Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida has returned to Nigeria after an extended medical trip abroad. Babangida ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 15, 2014

“Kiss and make up” – President Jonathan urges Perm. secretaries and Ministers to work in harmony

by Laila Ibrahim President Goodluck Jonathan has complained about an existing non cordial working relationship between ministers and permanent secretaries ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 14, 2014

Nigerian and Cameroonian militaries talk about operation against terror | What did they say?

by Laila Ibrahim The armies of Nigeria and Cameroon will hold a bilateral defence meeting at the Defence Headquarters on ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 14, 2014

Implementation of Niamey agreement will help win war against terror – GEJ

by Laila Ibrahim President Goodluck Jonathan says he is confident that the activities of insurgents and cross-border criminals will soon ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 7, 2014

Jonathan travels to Niger republic to talk terrorism with leaders of neighbouring countries

by Laila Ibrahim President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria, will embark on a one-day official visit to Niamey, Niger Republic today, to ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 29, 2014

“Don’t travel to #Nigeria” – #America warns its citizens against coming this way

by Kolapo Olapoju The U.S State Department has issued a travel advisory to its citizens, warning them against travelling to ...

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YEditorSeptember 27, 2014

Eaglets go through to Niger

by Olorunwa Lawal Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets on Saturday at the UJ Esuene Stadium, Calabar, defeated Gabon 5-0 to qualify for ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 17, 2014

Nigerians displaced by Boko Haram need $34m – UNHCR

by James Sambo With over 75 000 people displaced in the battle against insurgents in NorthEast and NorthCentral Nigeria, the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 17, 2014

Do not negotiate with Boko Haram! Babangida tells FG it’s not an option (WATCH)

by Azubuike Azikiwe General Ibrahim Babangida, a former Military head of the Nigerian state, has advised the Federal government against ...

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SolaAugust 6, 2014

“So CNN doesn’t know where Nigeria is…” | Social media reacts

by S’ola Filani You goofed here, dear friends at CNN. The news channels got it all wrong last night while ...

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writerJuly 31, 2014

Attention, youth ‘corpers’: NYSC announces plans for 7 states under Boko Haram attack [DETAILS]

by Mayowa Aboah The National Youth Service Corps has announced the redeployment of corps members from seven northern states. The ...

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June 2, 2014

‘The Chibok girls are sick, they need medical attention’ – Secret negotiator reveals (PICTURED)

by ‘Jola Sotubo An Australian negotiator, who was hired by the Nigerian government to broker the release of the over ...

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May 12, 2014

Opinion: What will Nigeria owe America now?

by Atane Ofiaja Will that drone base in neighboring Niger be utilized in the near future in Nigeria? What will ...

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