Tag: north-east

Adebayo EmuleomoApril 4, 2016

Nigerian soldiers rescue 275 Boko Haram captives

The Nigerian Army has revealed that 275 hostages have been rescued from Boko Haram terrorists around Madawaya general area, in ...

Janeth JJanuary 30, 2016

Suicide bombers now disguise as ‘mad men’ – Army

The Nigeria army has alerted citizens that the insurgent terrorist group, Boko Haram has devised a new tactic to infiltrate ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 25, 2015

Civilian fighters in North East to be integrated into Army

geria’s Defense Minister, Mansur Muhammad Dan-Ali, on Thursday disclosed that some Several civilians- mostly vigilantes- who have been fighting with ...

Janeth JNovember 14, 2015

‘We’ve degraded Boko Haram, they can’t attack South-West’ – Army

The Defence Headquarters has debunked allegations that the insurgent group, Boko Haram was planning to attack some South-Western states of Nigeria. In ...

Kolapo OlapojuJune 25, 2015

Senator Ndume defeats Ahmed Lawan in mock election for Senate Leader

The brouhaha surrounding the selection of principal officers of the Senate by the All Progressives Congress Senators, yet lingers. Although the ...

Janeth JMay 18, 2015

Buhari not impressed with military performance in North-east

by Ranti Joseph The President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, isn’t happy with the military’s inability to secure the lives and property of ...

Kolapo OlapojuMay 17, 2015

Northern Senators sign pact regarding Senate Presidency

by James Sambo Irrespective of their political affiliation, the frontline runners for the race of Senate Presidency have agreed to work together ...

Janeth JMay 3, 2015

North-east senators reject Lawan as candidate for senate presidency seat

by Ranti Joseph   One of the contenders for the senate presidency slot, Ahmed Lawan has been unanimously rejected by ...

Kolapo OlapojuMay 1, 2015

APC has a battle on its hands, as Dogara gets ready to fight Gbajabiamila

by Kolapo Olapoju The All Progressives Congress is facing what is perhaps its biggest challenge since emerging victorious in the ...

Kolapo OlapojuApril 30, 2015

Opinion: Bringing the North East back into the mix

by Ibrahim Audu The overwhelming victory of the APC in all strata of the political sphere has thrown up new ...

Kolapo OlapojuApril 30, 2015

Senate Presidency: Tinubu met with Akume yesterday and they talked about…

by Kolapo Olapoju National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu met with one of the leading contenders ...

Janeth JApril 26, 2015

THE 2015 TRACKLIST: North-east lobby for senate presidency seat | Ahmed Joda heads Buhari’s transition committee | Obiano begs GMB for Ndigbo appointments | More stories

North-East lobbying Buhari for senate presidency seat. Leadership Ahmed Joda heads Buhari’s transition committee. ThisDay CNPP says APC is not ...

Kolapo OlapojuApril 24, 2015

This is what happened at the APC zoning meeting

by Kolapo Olapoju The zoning meeting between senior members of the All Progressives Congress reportedly ended in a stalemate on ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 18, 2015

If recaptured towns aren’t ready for elections, does this mean another postponement?

by James Sambo After a Security Council meeting presided over by President Goodluck Jonathan, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 2, 2015

Boko Haram may attack schools, parks & worship centres – Military warn Nigerians

by Panshak Ibrahim As a result of the recent massive air bombardments and pounding of Boko Haram insurgents in the ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 22, 2015

There must be no negotiation with Boko Haram – Ijaw Youth Council warns

by Iyobosa Omoregie The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has warned the Nigerian military and government forces of neighbouring countries, against ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 22, 2015

‘My team initially underrated Boko Haram’s capacity’ – GEJ admits

by Azubuike Azikiwe President Goodluck Jonathan has admitted that his administration underestimated the capability of terrorist sect, Boko Haram. In ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 19, 2015

Boko Haram members infiltrate IDP camps – FG reveals

by Panshak Ibrahim On Wednesday, February 18, the federal government pointed out that some Boko Haram insurgents have infiltrated the ...

Janeth JFebruary 14, 2015

Nigeria ‘hires South African mercenaries to fight Boko Haram’

by Ranti Joseph Reports say about 100 South African retired military men are actively involved in the Nigerian offensive against Boko ...

Janeth JFebruary 13, 2015

No, CAN did not endorse Buhari – Arewa

by Ranti Joseph The Arewa Citizens Action for Change (ACAC) on Thursday refuted alleged reports that the North-East chapter of ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 4, 2015

US warns citizens to be careful while travelling around Nigeria

by Kolapo Olapoju Following the rampant attacks of the terrorist sect, Boko Haram and the fear of election violence, the ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 27, 2014

Pres. Jonathan will campaign even in Boko Haram ravaged areas

by James Sambo   President Goodluck Jonathan will be visiting the Boko-Haram ravaged areas in the North-east to campaign for ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 27, 2014

Yet again, Sultan of Sokoto disowns Boko Haram

by James Sambo   The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has disowned Islamic terrorist sect, Boko Haram. According to ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 20, 2014

7 things you didn’t read yesterday (but should have)

by Kolapo Olapoju 1. Can we take a moment to pray that God would bestow ‘wisdom’ on President Goodluck Jonathan…..Amen! ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 16, 2014

@demdem1: Our state of emergency is a scam

by Michael Egbejumi-David Well, I used to think that only the All Progressives Congress (APC) is exploiting and cynically looking ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 6, 2014

@Delemomodu: Goodluck Jonathan’s camp is prepared for war

by Dele Momodu Speak to anyone in President Jonathan’s camp and you are likely to get a glimpse of the ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 4, 2014

Opinion: Dear North-East Christian and Muslim youths, you are foolish!

by Inibehe Effiong Dear Christian and Muslim youths in the North East of Nigeria, Let me begin by saying clearly ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 13, 2014

@Obyezeks: Dear GEJ, please bring back our girls

by Oby Ezekwesili #What  are asking for? #The Truth…Nothing But the truth! If there is any currency that is in ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 4, 2014

GEJ has failed to transform Nigeria, does not deserve second term – Fashola

by Kolapo Olapoju According to the Governor of Lagos State, Batunde Fashola, the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan has failed ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 3, 2014

@Tundeleye: GEJ has failed the people in the North-East (Y! FrontPage)

by Tunde Leye In the North East, we have lost territory. We cannot keep our citizens’ lives and properties secure ...

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