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Nigerian Troops Discover Bomb Making Factory In Yobe State

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

Strident Security Measures at Nigerian Airports

Chinedu Eze writes that with the heightened insurgency in Nigeria, airport authorities are putting adequate measures in place to forestall security breaches The spate of insecurity in the country has prompted the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to tighten security at all the airports to ward off security breaches. Five years ago, it was

Atiku Vows Not to Return to PDP

Former Vice-President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has made it clear that he would not leave the All Progressives Congress (APC) for any other political party not even in a dream. He said he was committed to the success of the party’s presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari and other candidates of the party in the 2015 general

France To Increase W/Africa Troops To Support Boko Haram Fight

The French Defence Minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, on Wednesday said France will increase its West African counter insurgency forces to support the Multi National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) fighting Boko Haram in West Africa. “We will slightly increase the numbers on Barkhane to give us the means to support and accompany the tensions that are