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Sunday, 07-27-14, 10:34Eid-El-Fitri - Military Bans Vehicular Movement in Maiduguri for 3 Days[This Day]Maiduguri/Abuja -Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, Niger raise joint force against terrorism read more...
Saturday, 07-26-14, 13:52Shiite Islamic Sect Clashes With Soldiers in Zaria[Independent]The son of the Leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, also known as Shiite, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, Mahmud, was among the five people killed as members of the sect reportedly clashed with soldiers on Friday in Zaria, Kaduna State. read more...
Saturday, 07-26-14, 13:11Nigeria Steps Up Ebola Watch After Death[Daily Trust]Abuja/Lagos -Health authorities have pushed up surveillance on Ebola fever after a Liberian man suspected of carrying the disease died early Friday. read more...
Saturday, 07-26-14, 2:50Sheikh's Son, 10 Others Killed as Troops Fire on Shiite Muslim Procession[Premium Times]Abuja -Nigerian Shiite Muslims have accused Nigerian troops of killing 11 of their members and injuring 40 others in a clash between the group and soldiers in Zaria on Friday. read more...
Friday, 07-25-14, 13:22Opinion Poll Does Not Reveal Real Extent of Child Rape in Nigeria[Africa Check]A recent opinion poll in Nigeria reveals more about a growing awareness of child rape in the country, than it does about the true extent of the problem. read more...
Friday, 07-25-14, 7:06Why We're Slow in Rescuing Chibok Girls - Presidency[Vanguard]ABUJA--THE Presidency, yesterday, gave an insight into why the Federal Government was slow at rescuing the over 200 Government Secondary School girls kidnapped by Boko Haram insurgents in Chibok, Borno State, on April 14. read more...
Friday, 07-25-14, 6:12Lagos Probes Alleged Case of Ebola[Guardian]THE Lagos State government has begun an investigation into the alleged case of Ebola virus in the state. There was a widely circulated but unconfirmed report that a hospital in Obalende has a patient with the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). . read more...
Wednesday, 07-23-14, 12:32A Hundred Days Later and the Chibok Girls Are Still Not Free[African Arguments]Today, 22 July, marks 100 days since the abduction of almost 300 girls by terrorists from their school dormitory in Chibok, North East Nigeria. Since then, some of the girls managed to escape from their abductors. However, most of them remain in captivity with reports of mass rape, sexual abuse, sex slavery and even death. read more...
Wednesday, 07-23-14, 8:15As Govt Loses Ground in North-East, a 15-Point Plan for Nigeria[AfricaPlus]July 23 marks 100 days since the Chibok girls were abducted. The Boko Haram insurgency has brought to world attention the shortcomings of Nigeria's army, police, and other security services. President Goodluck Jonathan is seeking $1billion in external loans to enhance their capacity. His government has shifted from one bold declaration to another: a state of emergency, total war, and now adding more funds to the billions already poured into these services. There is an urgent need for a comprehensive st read more...
Tuesday, 07-22-14, 15:18Jonathan Meets Chibok Parents, Escaped Girls[Premium Times]President Goodluck Jonathan is meeting with 51 Chibok schoolgirls who escaped from their abductors days after the extremist Boko Haram sect stole them from their school dormitory and herded them into its Sambisa forest hideout. read more...

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