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Race to Replace Retiring IGP Stirs Rumours

The tenure of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Abubakar Mohammed in office will end on the 31st of July 2014, and as expected the race to replace him has begun. Media reports indicates that the IGP has been suspended from office and may proceed on terminal leave, but, the reports were quickly dismissed ...

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Posted on May 18, 2014

Borno: Protesting Soldiers Shoot 7th Division GOC

The image of the Nigerian Army on Wednesday, took another hit when some irked soldiers of the 7th Division, took laws into their hands  shooting at a vehicle conveying the General Officer Commander (GOC) of the 7th Division of the Nigerian Army. Huhuonline.com understands that the soldiers, had been denied ...

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Posted on May 14, 2014

Senate Summons Defence Chiefs NSA & Moro

Following President Goodluck Jonathan’s Tuesday request to extend the emergency rule in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States, the senate has kicked off processes of the extension. Requiring detailed information from all relevant agencies, the senators in the upper legislative council on Wednesday, unanimously res...

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Posted on May 14, 2014

PGF Pledges to Rebuild GGSS, Chibok

The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has again vowed to rebuild the destroyed Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, consolidating its announcement of N100m donation to all victims of the Nyanya Bomb blast. With hope that the abducted girls would soon be rescued, the forum promised to bankroll tre...

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Posted on May 14, 2014

Three Indians Bag 15 Years Jail Term for Oil Bunkering

A Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, Balyesa State has convicted three Indian nationals, Sailesh Kumar Singh, (Captain of the vessel), Chadrashekar Sharma and Ajay Bhatiya, the owner of the vessel, MT Akshay, (who is still at large) to fifteen years imprisonment for offenses that borders on oil theft. Th...

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Posted on May 14, 2014

Jonathan, N’guesso Urge African Leaders to Intensify Efforts to Eradicate Terrorism

President Goodluck Jonathan and his Republic of Congo counterpart, President Denis Sassou N’guesso on Tuesday, called on African leaders, the African Union and its Peace and Security Council to intensify efforts aimed at the eradication of Boko Haram and other terrorist groups in the continent. The presiden...

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Posted on May 14, 2014

Chibok Girls: APC Women, Labour Leaders Protest In Lagos, Demand Judicial Inquiry

Women representing All Progressives Congress (APC) and Labour unions in Lagos State, Tuesday afternoon, joined the call for the rescue of the over 200 girls abducted by Boko Haram from a secondary school in Chibok, Borno State a month ago. Led by Chief Mrs. Kemi Nelson a former Commissioner in the state, the ...

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Posted on May 14, 2014

Jonathan Writes Senate , Seek Emergency Rule Extension in Troubled States

President Goodluck Jonathan has requested for approval from the Senate to extend emergency rule in Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe States for six more months. Jonathan made the request in a letter read on Tuesday at the plenary by Ike Ekweremadu, the deputy senate president. The request follows the near expiration o...

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Posted on May 13, 2014

Chibok Abduction : US deploys manned planes

Following several promises by the international community to support Nigeria in rescuing the more than 200 girls kidnapped in Chibok, Borno State, America has disclosed that it is sending in manned surveillance missions equipped to interrupt a large spectrum of radio communications in order to find the pupils...

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Posted on May 13, 2014

Negotiation is not an Option, FG Says of Boko Haram

  Following the receipt of the new video message by the Islamist terror group, Boko Haram on Monday, the Federal Government has said that the video is still undergoing meticulous review. Director -General of the National Orientation Agency, Mike Omeri made the disclosure at a briefing on the video in Abuja, ...

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Posted on May 13, 2014

Conversion of Abducted Girls to lslam, War against Christians ― CAN

The National President of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, has condemned the purported conversion of the abducted schoolgirls of Government Secondary School, Chibok, in Born State by members of Boko Haram , describing it as a declaration of  war against Christians in the countr...

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Posted on May 13, 2014

DSS Parades Nyanya Bomb Blast Suspects

The Department of State Services (DSS) has paraded five suspects, captured in connection with the 14th May bomb blast that killed 74 people and injured several others at Nyanya Motor Park, Abuja. Speaking at a joint press briefing by the DSS, the Defence Headquarters (DHq) and the Nigeria Police, after the pa...

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Posted on May 12, 2014

Kidnapped Girls Shown in New Boko Haram Video…

“They Have Converted to Islam”, Shekau Says Islamist militants, Boko Haram, have released a video showing  some of the girls kidnapped from  Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok Borno State, Nigeria last month.  In the video, the group’s leader, Abubakar Shekau, offered an exchange of th...

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Posted on May 12, 2014

Police IG’s Son Survives IRS Plane Crash

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, Sunday morning, said he was full of gratitude to God for preserving the lives of a pilot and his son, Captain Jamil Abubakar, a co-pilot of the IRS plane that crash-landed last night in Niger Republic. He said this in a very short statement posted on the fac...

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Posted on May 11, 2014

Michelle Obama Condemns Chibok Abduction, Urges Americans to Pray for the Girls

America’s first lady Michelle Obama has condemned the kidnapping of the more than 200 girls abducted from a secondary school in Chibok Borno State, Nigeria. Obama expressed her feelings about the kidnapping in a radio program on Saturday, criticizing it as an “unconscionable act” carried out by ...

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Posted on May 11, 2014

Jonathan Congratulates Zuma, ANC over Election Victory

President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria has congratulated his South African counterpart President Jacob Zuma, and his party, African National Congress (ANC) on their resounding victory in the South African general elections. Jonathan sent his congratulatory message on Saturday, following ANC’s victory, with ...

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Posted on May 10, 2014

Chibok Abduction: Nigerian Authorities Failed to Act on Warnings – Amnesty International

Amnesty International has said despite the warnings on a possible raid on the Government Girls College, Chibok, Borno State more than four hours before the assault, no reinforcements were sent to the town. The assault included the abduction of more than 240 schoolgirls, which the international body called a w...

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Posted on May 10, 2014

Terrorism: Sheraton Hotel Strengthens Security

Sheraton Hotels and Towers located in Lagos, Nigeria is not taking the United States warning of 2nd May that insurgents are targeting the hotel as a mere statement. The authority of the hotel has started fortifying its security system against any possible plot, strengthening surveillance of the environment to...

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Posted on May 10, 2014

Real Reasons Former Governor Oni Dumped PDP

Earlier in the week, former Governor of Ekiti State, Segun Oni, declared he was leaving the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC) and that he would do his best to support the incumbent governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, to win the governorship election which will hold on 21st June t...

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Posted on May 10, 2014

We Are Strong Enough to Rescue Abducted Girls ― Nigerian Military

In an attempt to, at least, reduce the ridicule that has followed the inability of the Nigerian military to stem the excesses of the Boko Haram insurgents terrorising the country, Defence Headquarters on Thursday boasted that it was fortified enough and has the capacity to fight the insurgents and rescue the ...

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Posted on May 9, 2014

Terrorism: What Happened To Budgetary Allocations to Security?-ACN

As terrorism continues to take its toll on Nigeria, the All Progressives Congress (APC) is currently questioning the whereabouts of the huge budgetary allocation earmarked for security by President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration. The party has therefore, called on the National Assembly to urgently initi...

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Posted on May 8, 2014

NNPC Raises Alarm over Smear Campaign against GMD

 The Management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC has raised an alarm over what it described as a desperate attempt by some nondescript internet fraudsters to desecrate the character and personae of its Group Managing Director, Engr. Andrew Yakubu.     According to a press release signed...

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Posted on May 8, 2014

Editorial: Ridiculous Police reward over Chibok Abduction

Just when Nigerians thought the Nigerian police have hit the lowest ebb in its dereliction of duty, the police have managed to find a way into further depths of ignominy. In the wake of the global outrage and frustration over the government’s insensitivity and incompetence in rescuing the 234 abducted schoo...

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Posted on May 8, 2014

Britain, China to Help Rescue Abducted Girls

In furtherance of efforts by the Federal Government to locate and rescue the schoolgirls abducted from the Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, President Goodluck Jonathan has requested and received a commitment from Britain to deploy its intelligence gathering resources in support of Nigeria’s securi...

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Posted on May 7, 2014

Abducted Girls : CAN Accuses Shettima, School Authority of Conspiracy

Christian Assosiation of Nigeria (CAN) has accused Governor of Borno State, Alhaji Kashim Shettima of conspiring with Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok of to kidnap the more than 200 girls. CAN made the accusation on Wednesday, through a statement released by   its northern chapter’s secretary-gen...

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Posted on May 7, 2014

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