MILITANTS SPLIT NIGERIA INTO 5 REPUBLICS, CHECK OUT WHERE YOU BELONG

Arewa Islamic Republic …Biafra Republic …N’Delta Republic …Oduduwa Republic …M’Belt Republic …All Republics to form United Republics of Nigeria THE agitations for self-determination in Nigeria have taken another alarming dimension with calls for the country to be split into five entities to be collectively known as the United Republics of Nigeria. This came as the Convener of Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Chief Edwin Clark cautioned against the proposed declaration of Republic of Niger Delta on October 1, 2017, as a result of Federal Government’s alleged apathy to the peace…

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WE WILL ELIMINATE KIDNAPPING AND MILITANCY IN ONE YEAR SAYS IGP

yesterday vowed that kidnapping and similar crimes would be eliminated within a year with the necessary support and cooperation from Nigerians. He spoke during a working visit to The Nation’s corporate headquarters in Lagos to solicit the support of the media organization and boost existing relationship between the police and the company. Idris said police officers have been strengthened and their morale boosted to combat crimes. He spoke of plan to send  100 marine policemen to the Navy  for special training on counter kidnapping and  militancy. ‘‘We have strengthened our officers…

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MILITANTS WRITE CLARKE, OTHERS, VOW TO SHUT OIL PRODUCTION

Militants in the Niger Delta have issued the South-South leader and Convener of the Pan Niger –Delta Forum, PANDEF, Chief Edwin Clark, with threat text messages and emails, asking him, former military governor of old Rivers State, King Alfred Diete-Spiff, and ex-governor of Akwa Ibom State, Obong Victor Attah, to discontinue all engagements on the region’s peace process with the Nigerian Federal Government. According to the militants, they had lost confidence in the body. They also notified the elders to step aside so that they would bring oil production in…

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BOKO HARAM EXECUTES 8 VILLAGERS IN BORNO

A report by The Guardian indicates that Boko Haram publicly executed eight villagers in the north-east. According to the report, those murdered were opposed to the enforcement of the terrorists hard-line form of Islam. The report described a video where eight people were said to be blindfolded and lying face down on the ground when they were shot at close range by four masked gunmen. A crowd was seen cheering in the images showed, according to the reports One man wearing a white turban told the crowd before the execution…

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RENO OMOKRI TAKES ON ALI NDUME OVER HIS RECANT ON BOKO HARAM ACTIVITIES, SAYS LIES WONT LAST FOR EVER

By Chijioke Jannah on July 10, 2017 Reno Omokri, the former new media aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan and Senator Ali Ndume of Borno South Senatorial District are locking horns on Facebook over statements attributed to Ndume concerning the rising tempo of Boko Haram attacks in the North-East. It all began with Omokri, throwing the first verbal punch shortly on Monday afternoon when he wrote on his Facebook Page: “In today’s paper, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume who once praised President Muhammadu Buhari for ‘defeating’ Boko Haram now says he is…

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BOKO HARAM’S LINKS WITH MALI TERRORISTS MEANS MORE TROUBLE FOR NIGERIA- BURATAI

Olaleye Aluko and Godwin Isenyo The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday, said Boko Haram terrorists had strong links with terror groups in northern Mali. The Army chief expressed concern about the security threats posed to Nigeria by the development from that region. Buratai said this while receiving Mali’s Chief of Army Staff, Col. Babi Abdulrahman, at the Army Headquarters, Abuja. He stated that Boko Haram’s links with Mali was confirmed with the arrest of two Boko Haram recruiters in Senegal and Mali. He said, “Nigeria…

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12 AMNESTY BENEFICIARIES BAG FIRST CLASS

Twelve of 59 Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) beneficiaries, who graduated from the Benson Idahosa University, bagged First Class Honours. Twenty bagged Second Class Upper Division and 29 Second Class Lower Division at the 13th Convocation Ceremony of the university at the weekend. The best Amnesty delegates who made the list of best graduating students  are Mr. Bolei Gideon, (Department of Agronomy and Environmental Management), Mr. Azebi Oyeikurokaemo Marcodinho, (Geopphysics), Miss Febaide Mabel Ebiere, (Banking and Finance) and Miss Guwor Egbedetimi Williams ( Political Science and Publice Administration). The Coordinator of…

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IDPS TO REMAIN IN CAMPS UNTIL THEIR COMMUMITIES ARE SAFE SAYS PRESIDENTIAL COMMITTEE

The Presidential Committee on North East Initiative (PCNI) has said Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are still in camps because some of the communities they should return to are not safe. The IDPs will remain in camps until their communities become safe and habitable, the committee added. The committee’s Vice Chairman Tijjani Tumsah, spoke to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. He said the committee will allow IDPs return to their communities “only when it has been certified safe for return”. His words: “Efforts are on to rebuild and restore…

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BOKO HARAM: I WROTE MY WILL 6 MONTHS AFTER BECOMING GOVERNOR- GOV. SHETTIMA

Governor of Borno State and Chairman, Northern Governors’ Forum, Kashim Shettima, has stated that he wrote his will and prepared to die with Borno people during the height of the insurgency in the state. The governor said he had to shun the Mecca and identify with his people by staying with them during the stormy days. Shettima was responding to questions on TVC BIG Talk show. He said, “I wrote my will six months into my administration when the issue of Boko Haram was hitting up and I was prepared to…

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OHANEZE PARTS WAYS WITH KANU, SAYS HE HAS BROKEN THE OATH HE TOOK

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has distanced itself from comments made by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu over the forthcoming Anambra election. The socio-cultural group is angry over Kanu’s call for a boycott of the Anambra elections in November. The President-General of Ohanaeze, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, while addressing members of the Anambra State house of Assembly at the Legislative Complex, Awka in Anambra State, said the IPOB leader Kanu had breached the undertaking he took before him (Nwodo) when he was released from detention. He said,…

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