Breaking: 18 terrorists killed as troops repel Boko Haram attack in Sambisa forest - Vanguard News


BY NDAHI MARAMA, MAIDUGURI Troops of 26 and 28 Task Force Brigades repelled an early morning daring attack by fleeing Boko Haram terrorists on military locations at Pulka  and Bitta in the fringes of Sambisa forest.Troops The repelling of the attacks led to the killing of 18 Boko Haram suspects, with several others escaped with gunshot wounds, after recovering their arms and ammunition by troops. This was contained in a press statement signed by Acting Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier

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Monday, September 18, 2017 - Orji Kalu: Former Abia Gov. Backs Operation Python Dance In S/East The former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, says the agitation by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is not sincere. The former governor who made this statement while addressing reporters in Abia State condemned the activities of the group who he said were only be... Read More   continue reading ...continue

IPOB: FG Exposes Those Sponsoring Group’s Activities


Monday, September 18, 2017 - IPOB: FG Exposes Those Sponsoring Group's Activities The Federal Government has described the ongoing unrest by separatist group, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), as an orchestrated plot to scuttle the Buhari-led administration. At a press conference in Lagos on Sunday, September 17, the Minister of Information an... Read More   continue reading ...continue

Fayose: APC Accuses Governor Of Funding IPOB


Monday, September 18, 2017 - Fayose: APC Accuses Governor Of Funding IPOB The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has accused Governor Ayodele Fayose of funding the activities of separatist group, the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB). This is coming shortly after the Federal Government had alleged that disgruntled politicians an... Read More   continue reading ...continue

IPOB: Categorising Group As Terrorist Organisation Is Unconstitutional


Monday, September 18, 2017 - IPOB: Categorising Group As Terrorist Organisation Is Unconstitutional - Senate The Senate President Bukola Saraki has described the military actions against the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, in the south-east region of Nigeria as unconstitutional. Saraki faulted the declaration by the Nigerian military that the Indigenous People of Biafr... Read More   continue reading ...continue

Amazing Health Benefits Of Corn - All You Need To Know


Monday, September 18, 2017 - Corn - Nutritional Value And Health Benefits Of This Grain It’s that time of the year where everybody is snacking on corn. Most people prefer it roasted, boiled or popped (popcorn). There is no limit to how corn can be taken. Maize (corn) also known as Zea mays is one of the most popular grains in the world. Most cereals ... Read More   continue reading ...continue

Alvaro Morata: Zinedine Zidane wanted me at Real Madrid - Goal.com


Monday, September 18, 2017 - Alvaro Morata joined Chelsea against the wishes of Zinedine Zidane as he did not want to spend another season among the Real Madrid substitutes.   continue reading ...continue

Breaking: 18 terrorists killed as troops repel Boko Haram attack in Sambisa forest - Vanguard News


Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - BY NDAHI MARAMA, MAIDUGURI Troops of 26 and 28 Task Force Brigades repelled an early morning daring attack by fleeing Boko Haram terrorists on military locations at Pulka  and Bitta in the fringes of Sambisa forest.Troops The repelling of the attacks led to the killing of 18 Boko Haram suspects, with several others escaped with gunshot wounds, after recovering their arms and ammunition by troops. This was contained in a press statement signed by Acting Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman which was made available to our correspondent on Tuesday. Usman said, ‘Today, troops of 114 Task Force Battalion came under three-pronged attack by Boko Haram terrorists fanning out of Sambisa forest from Damboa, Tokumbere and Pulka axis. “At the end of the debacle, 2 Boko Haram insurgents paid for their atrocities with their lives while several others sustained gun shot injuries. The fate that befell those that attacked Pulka was more dreadful. ̶ ...continue

IPOB Is Not A Terrorist Organization – Ohaneze Ndigbo


Monday, September 18, 2017 - IPOB Is Not A Terrorist Organization - Ohaneze Ndigbo The highest decision making organ of Ohaneze Ndigbo, the Imeobi, has faulted the declaration of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, as a terrorist group by the Army. The Imeobi made its position known in a nine point communique it issued at the end of its emergency meeti... Read More   continue reading ...continue

A special blessing for BBC Afaan Oromo


Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - An elder in the Ethiopian region gives a special blessing as the BBC’s Afaan Oromo service launches.   continue reading ...continue

2019 Election: APC Endorses Buhari, El-Rufai, To Send Reps To Atiku


Monday, September 18, 2017 - 2019 Election: APC Endorses Buhari, El-Rufai, To Send Reps To Atiku The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State has endorsed the re-elections of President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Nasir El-Rufai in 2019. The Kaduna Chapter of the APC disclosed this at a stakeholders’ meeting with party leaders from the 255 electoral w... Read More   continue reading ...continue

APC Claims Gov. Wike Plan To Close Schools Owned By Party Members


Monday, September 18, 2017 - APC Claims Gov. Wike Plan To Close Schools Owned By Party Members   The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers has warned Governor Nyesom Wike not to proceed with his plan to shut down over 5,000 private schools quote, “the consequences for the state would be grave”. In a statement signed by the party’s Chairma... Read More   continue reading ...continue

Philippe Coutinho transfer news: Liverpool star opens up on failed Barcelona move - Goal.com


Monday, September 18, 2017 - Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho has revealed the details behind his collapsed transfer to Barcelona, admitting he and his family were excited about the move to Camp Nou.   continue reading ...continue

ASUU Calls off Strike, Fuel Scarcity Looms as Tanker Drivers Down Tools


Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - • NNPC assures jetty fire will not cause scarcity By Ejiofor Alike in Lagos Senator Iroegbu in Abuja The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) last night called off its over one-month strike after reaching an agreement with the federal government. The ASUU President, Ogunyemi Abiodun,  announced after a meeting with the union’s executives that they would suspend the industrial action for one month  till end of October. Abiodun said this was  to allow government enough time  to fulfill its promises as contained in the recent agreement reached with them. To this end,  the union  directed university lecturers to resume duty from today. The union had embarked on an indefinite strike on August 13, following government’s failure to implement the agreement reached with the union in November 2016. THISDAY gathered that the union’s decision to suspend the strike was reached after an almost four hours closed-door meeting with the federal government delegation led by the Minister of ...continue

China Opens Visa Centre in Abuja


Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - By Alex Enumah in Abuja The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Abuja has opened a new visa application centre in Abuja to facilitate procurement of Chinese visas for Abuja residents and environs.  The centre, located at Churchgate Plaza, Central Business District, will commence operations from September 20, 2017, according to the Deputy Ambassador, Mr. Lin Jing. Jing said the visa application centre was opened to improve the service standard for applicants but not to harm the procedure. Speaking to journalists at a media briefing yesterday in Abuja, Jing said: “From Wednesday, all ordinary passport holders wishing to visit the People’s Republic of China are requested to apply for visas at Abuja China Visa Application Centre,” He however said diplomats and official passport holders or applicants applying for Hong Kong/Macao Special Administrative Region visa/entry permits are to submit their applications directly to the Chinese embassy. He said another centre would also ...continue

LCCI applauds FG over concessioning of Lagos, Abuja airports - Nigeria Business News


Monday, September 18, 2017 - Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has applauded the Federal Government over the concessioning of  the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, saying that the move will further incentivise private investment in the nation’s aviation sector. Addressing the press at the weekend in Lagos, LCCI’s President, Mrs Nike Akande, said concessioning […] LCCI applauds FG over concessioning of Lagos, Abuja airports   continue reading ...continue

Expert expect MPC to hold interest rate - Nigeria Business News


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2017 Emmy Awards: Full List Of Winners At The 69th Annual Event


Monday, September 18, 2017 - 2017 Emmy Awards: Full List Of Winners At The 69th Annual Event Last night, Sunday, September 17th was the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards to honour the best of U.S. primetime television programming from June 1, 2016, until May 31, 2017, as chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The 2017 Emmy Awards event wa... Read More   continue reading ...continue

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Nigerian Army Intensify Manhunt For Nnamdi Kanu


Monday, September 18, 2017 - Nigerian Army Intensify Manhunt For Nnamdi Kanu The Nigerian Army has launched a manhunt for leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, barely 24 hours after the group was declared a terrorist organization. An army source said: Intelligence has, however, revealed that Kanu might have gone undergro... Read More   continue reading ...continue

Akwa Ibom North-East: Makarfi-led PDP withdraws appeal against Senator Akpan's sack - Vanguard News


Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - By Innocent Anaba The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has requested the Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar, Cross River State, to dismiss its appeal lodged against a judgment of the Federal High Court, Uyo, which sacked Mr. Albert Akpan from the National Assembly and declared Mr. Bassey Etim as his lawful replacement. Bassey Albert The party said the judgment of the Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, which sacked Akpan from the Senate for not being its authentic candidate for the 2015 Akwa Ibom North-East senatorial election, was not against its interest, hence unnecessary and ought not to have been filed in the first place. In the notice of discontinuance of the appeal, PDP told the appellate court to “take notice that the appellant (PDP) hereby withdraws all the processes, including the notice of appeal and the brief of argument filed by the erstwhile counsel for the party.” The decision of PDP under the leadership of Senator Ahmed Makarfi to withdraw the appeal, it was learned, w ...continue