Please Release Abducted Schoolgirls, Borno Women Plead With Boko Haram

A group of concerned women in Borno State – BAOBAB for Women Rights – on Wednesday, renewed call on the Boko Haram insurgents to release the remaining 230 abducted schoolgirls. The women said the insurgents should release the students if they (insurgents) truly believed in God, without any attached conditions. The spokesperson for the group, Prof. Hauwa … Continue reading

Lagos Court Frees Facebook Lover of Attempted Rape Charge

An Oshodi Magistrate’s Court in Lagos on Wednesday struck out a charge of attempted rape preferred against a 28-year-old facebook lover, Kelvin Suru, for want of evidence. The Magistrate, Mr Akeem Fashola, who struck out the case, chided the prosecution for what he called lack of seriousness and diligent prosecution. He said the prosecution had … Continue reading

Yobe Police Honours Six Officers For Bravery

The Yobe Police Command on Wednesday presented special certificates of commendation to six policemen for bravery. The six policemen were honoured for foiling an attempt by gunmen to attack the Mobile Police Base, Damaturu. Alhaji Rufai Sanusi, the Police Commissioner, while presenting the certificates, said one inspector and five others, uncovered plans by gunmen to … Continue reading

‘I feel sorry for Moyes’ – Ancelotti

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has voiced his sympathy for sacked Manchester United manager David Moyes. The former Everton coach was given the task of succeeding Sir Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford last May, but was dismissed from his post on Tuesday after just 11 months in the job. Ancelotti says he was surprised that … Continue reading

Policeman Rapes, Impregnates Pastor’s 13yr-old Daughter

A police sergeant (names withheld) has been arrested in Anambra State for allegedly raping a 13- year-old daughter of a popular pastor at Nkpor in Idemili Council Area of the state. The young girl, said to be two months pregnant told her parents last Saturday who was responsible for her pregnancy. According to a close … Continue reading

REVEALED: Nigerian Muslim Clerics Recruiting Boko Haram Members – Cameroon Govt

Nigerian Muslim clerics living in the border towns of Cameroon and Nigeria are recruiting Boko Haram members in their mosques, the government of Cameroon has alleged. Worse still, government officials in the North East states of Yobe, Borno and Adamawa collaborate with the terrorists and take bribes from them, thereby, hindering the fight against the … Continue reading

‘For Maligning Our Name, We Are Going To Sue You’ -APC Tells PDP, Metuh

The leading opposition party in the country, the All Progressives Congress (APC), yesterday said it was going to sue the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its spokesman Chief Olisa Metuh for allegedly maligning its name. Punch reports: The All Progressives Congress on Tuesday said it would sue the Peoples Democratic Party and its spokesman, … Continue reading

Police Arrest Teacher For Raping, Impregnating 12yr-old Pupil In Plateau

The police in Plateau State have arrested  a teacher with Bright Kids Academy, Barkin Ladi, Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of the state, Chukwudi Boniface, for raping and impregnating a 12-year-old primary three pupil in the school. It was gathered that the teacher had in December last year organised an extra-mural lesson, which was attended … Continue reading

Boko Haram Abduction of Schoolgirls Barbaric -Aregbesola

Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State on Tuesday described the abduction of about 100 schoolgirls by insurgents in Borno State as ‘barbaric’. Aregbesola spoke at the public presentation of a book, ‘Giants of History’, written by Mr Lateef Ibirogba, Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy. He said that the kidnap of the innocent girls … Continue reading