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Sheik El-Zakzaky blows hot over killings

Sheik El-Zakzaky blows hot over killings

‘We’ll fight military onslaught with tact’   By Our Defence Correspondent with Agency Reports   Islamic cleric and leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibraheem El- Zakzaky, has said his group would employ legitimate peaceful and legal means to challenge the killing of 35 of its members by the Nigerian military last Friday rather

Boko Haram kills 300, abducts 11 more girls

IN another daring operation, members of the terrorist Islamic sect, Boko Haram, on Monday night killed about 300 people in Gamboru Ngala, Borno State. Gamboru Ngala is a border town with Cameroon. The Boko Haram insurgents also abducted 11 more girls in Warabe and Wala communities in the Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State

Chibok: Actual Number Of Abducted Girls Unknown – Borno Police

Borno State Police Command yesterday introduced another controversy to the saga of missing Chibok schoolgirls, saying the total number of missing girls is unknown for now. The parents of the missing girls had last week faulted the government figure as they insisted that over 230 of their daughters had not been found. Addressing a news

Policeman rapes, impregnates pastor’s 13-yr-old daughter

AWKA—A police sergeant (names withheld) has been arrested in Anambra State for allegedly raping a 13- year-old daughter of a popular pastor at Nkpor in Idemili Council Area of the state. The young girl, said to be two months pregnant told her parents last Saturday who was responsible for her pregnancy. According to a close

Quote of the week

The Kaduna Salvation Movement (KASMO) views the recent distribution of N163m to mosques, churches and religious organizations as a Greek gift and misplacement of priorities. It amounts to financial recklessness for Governor Yero to indulge in senseless spending of public funds to bribe religious organisations in a state where its citizens wallow in total neglect

BREAKING NEWS: Jonathan sacks Nigeria’s military chiefs, appoints replacements

President Goodluck Jonathan has sacked Nigeria’s service chiefs and appointed new ones. This was disclosed by presidential spokesperson, Reuben Abati, in a message on his twitter handle  @abati1990. “President Jonathan has appointed new Chief of Defence Staff and Service Chiefs. Air Marshal Alex Badeh now CDS. Details shortly..” he tweeted. Mr. Abati said the former

Israel’s Ariel Sharon dies at 85

Former Israeli prime minister dies eight years after going into a coma following a stroke. Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has died, Israeli Army Radio said, quoting a relative of his family. He was 85 years old and had been in a coma since 2006 when a stroke incapacitated him at the height of