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Families Of Troops Fighting Boko Haram Receive Relief Materials

Families Of Troops Fighting Boko Haram Receive Relief Materials

President Goodluck Jonathan has asked the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to give relief materials to families of both fallen soldiers and those that are away on duty at the war front. The Nigerian President gave the directive on Saturday, saying it was to appreciate the efforts of the troops that have reclaimed some communities

Revealed: 1.8m Sabbatarian Youths Adopt Jonathan

No fewer than 1.8 million members of the National Association of Sabbatarian Youths have adopted President Goodluck Jonathan as their candidate for the March 28, 2015 presidential election. Rising from their meeting in Awka, the executive members of the association said their decision to adopt the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate, was informed by their

UK Asks Nigeria To Hasten Implementation Of UN Arms Trade Treaty

The British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ambassador Simon Shecliff, has urged the Nigerian government to hasten the implementation of the United Nations arms trade treaty in order to mop up the small arms and light weapons that have enhanced the activities of insurgents in north-east Nigeria. Ambassador Shecliff said although, Nigeria had signed and

Nigerian Troops Discover Bomb Making Factory In Yobe State

Another suicide bomb vest duly primed by the terroristsTroops fighting against the Boko Haram Terrorists in Nigeria’s north-east have discovered a Bomb Making factory in Yobe State. Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) used by terrorists were found in the factory. In a Statement on Friday, the spokesman for the military, Major General Chris Olukolade, said the

Jonathan Clears Air, says I did not speak with King of Morocco

Finally, the controversy surrounding the alleged telephone conversation between President Goodluck Jonathan and the King of Morocco has been laid to rest as President Goodluck Jonathan Friday evening said he never spoke on phone with the Moroccoan King as erroneously reported. President Jonathan has equally ordered the Minister of Foreign Affairs to carry out a

Islamic State Accepts Boko Haram’s Pledge of Allegiance

The Islamic State in Iran and Syria has accepted a pledge of allegiance from Nigerian terrorists Boko Haram who killed 10,000 people in the country last year. The audio message entitled ‘kill and be killed’ and released through the militants’ vast social media channels was allegedly read by an ISIS spokesperson. As well as welcoming