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Tuesday, 07-22-14, 9:10Chibok Parents, Escaped Girls Arrive for Meeting with President[This Day]Almost 100 days after the over 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped from their hostel at Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, some 160 parents of the abducted girls as well as 57 of the students who escaped from their captors, will meet with President Goodluck Jonathan today at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. read more...
Tuesday, 07-22-14, 8:09President Jonathan to Assure Chibok Parents, Says Aide[VOA]Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan will reassure parents and community leaders from Chibok that his administration is committed to rescuing the more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Islamist militant group Boko Haram, a presidential spokesman said Monday. read more...
Tuesday, 07-22-14, 7:34Dora Akunyili - Taking on the Fake Drugs Trade[The Conversation]By Pete Kingsley, University of Edinburgh read more...
Monday, 07-21-14, 11:47Biafra and Boko Haram - Different Conflicts, Common Themes[African Arguments]In late June, at a meeting with the College of Bishops of the African Church, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan made some interesting comments on the Nigerian Civil War of 1967-70. Jonathan sought to compare the war with the ongoing conflict in Northern Nigeria, and the struggle between government forces and the Islamist militant movement Boko Haram. read more...
Monday, 07-21-14, 11:13Boko Haram Hoists Flag in Damboa[Daily Trust]Maiduguri -After sustained attacks for over three days, members of the Boko Haram yesterday finally hoisted their flags in Damboa, headquarters of Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State. read more...
Monday, 07-21-14, 10:34Outrage After Govt Wants U.S.$1bn Loan to Fight Boko Haram[Independent]Lagos, Ibadan, Umuahia, Uyo, Abuja -Nigerians from across the various segments of the country have rejected President Goodluck Jonathan's request for approval of the National Assembly to borrow a whooping $1 billion to fight insurgency. read more...
Monday, 07-21-14, 8:34U.S.$1 Billion Loan - Corruption Behind FG's Request - APC[Leadership]The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the National Assembly to properly scrutinise the puzzling request by President Goodluck Jonathan for a $1billion loan to fight the Boko Haram insurgents, saying the federal government would have had no business borrowing money if it had accounted for US$20billion in oil funds or plugged the official stealing of 300,000 barrels of oil per day. read more...
Monday, 07-21-14, 7:52Ebonyi Speaker Impeached[This Day]Abakaliki -18 out of 24 members of Ebonyi state House of Assembly on Monday impeached the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Hon. Chukwuma Nwazunku admist tight security . read more...
Sunday, 07-20-14, 7:01Boko Haram Kills Over a Hundred in Borno[Independent]Abuja -It was another black weekend in Borno State, Northeastern Nigeria, as the terrorist group, Boko Haram, continued their reign of attacks on Saturday, this time killing more than 100 people. read more...
Sunday, 07-20-14, 6:53Boko Haram Takes Over Town[This Day]Boko Haram sect has finally taken over Damboa town in Southern Borno with the hoisting of a flag. read more...

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