BBOG wants FG To Do More To Rescue Chibok Girls

BBOG wants FG To Do More To Rescue Chibok Girls

Chris Steven, Abuja The Bring Back our Girls, BBOG, campaigning for the release of abducted Chibok Secondary School girls has once again urged the federal government to intensify its efforts at rescuing the remaining school girls who had remained in the captivity of Boko Haram almost three years after they were kidnapped. The movement made […]

Fresh From Boko Haram, Borno Reports First Lassa Fever Outbreak

Fresh From Boko Haram, Borno Reports First Lassa Fever Outbreak

With a humanitarian crisis that followed almost a decade of the Boko Haram insurgency, Borno state in Nigeria’s northeast is in the news for yet agains for another wrong reason, recording its first Lassa fever outbreak in 48 years, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO) report on Friday. The last confirmed outbreak of the […]

Kaduna To Sell 1,990 ‘Non-Essential’ Govt Houses

Kaduna To Sell 1,990 ‘Non-Essential’ Govt Houses

In its bid to cut the cost of running government, the Kaduna State Government has announced plans to sell 1,990 properties classified at non-essential residential quarters through a public auction based on their open-market value. The sale excludes all government quarters in schools, hospitals and similar public institutions. A statement said the decision has been […]

Boko Haram and its Foreign Conspirators

Boko Haram and its Foreign Conspirators

By: Bob-Manuel Molokwu This is not one of the topics I like writing on. However, I am constrained to lend my voice because of the wanton destruction that has taken place in North-eastern Nigeria since 2009. As it stands, the Boko Haram insurgency has claimed over 100,000 lives and succeeded in displacing over two million […]

Missing Voices In Rebuilding Nigeria’s Northeast

Missing Voices In Rebuilding Nigeria’s Northeast

By: Ola S. Sanmi The Nigerian military has performed the funeral oration and final interment for terrorism in the country long ago.  Nigeria and the Northeast particularly have become the global epitomes of how a country and its people reshape their destinies in handling crisis of national dimension. Thanks to the gallant Nigerian troops. Inevitably, […]

Teachers Absent As Gov Shettima Visits Borno Schools

Teachers Absent As Gov Shettima Visits Borno Schools

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno, on Wednesday at noon, paid an unscheduled visit to Lamisula Primary and Junior Secondary located in Maiduguri, capital of Borno State, where it discovered that 45% of teachers on its payroll were absent. Of the 87 teachers, only 43 teachers were absent out which 7 persons were on leave approved […]

Borno CSO Commends Planned North East Peace Rally

Borno CSO Commends Planned North East Peace Rally

Chris Steven, Abuja Several  Civil Society Organizations based in Borno state under the umbrella of Borno Civil Society Organizations for Peace have thrown its weight behind the proposed North East Peace Rally by the North East Coalition Against Terrorism (NECAT) It would be recalled that a Civil Society Organisation, the North East Coalition Against Terrorism […]

North East Group To Hold Mega Rally For Peace In Maiduguri

North East Group To Hold Mega Rally For Peace In Maiduguri

Chris Steven, Abuja Following the success recorded in the war against Boko Haram terrorism by the Nigerian Army, the North East Coalition Against Terrorism (NECAT) has concluded plans to hold a mega peace rally tagged “North  East Mega Peace Rally” at the Ramat Square in Maiduguri on Wednesday, 1st February 2017  to celebrate the return […]

Why FG Can’t Release Zakzaky Now – Source

Why FG Can’t Release Zakzaky Now  – Source

Chris Steven, Abuja As pressure mounts from concerned stakeholders calling for his unconditional release of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, (IMN) Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, indication emerged on Thursday that the government is not likely to release him soon. The source in the Presidency who craved anonymity,said that Zakzaky was being held on security grounds and not […]

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