Insecurity, other northern problems are self inflicted- Sultan of Sokoto

Insecurity, other northern problems are self inflicted- Sultan of Sokoto

The President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) and Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday said the insecurity and other problems facing the North are self-inflicted. The Sultan said the region should blame itself for its sundry problems. Sultan Abubakar spoke in Kaduna at a Peace and Reconciliation Committee […]

Mastermind of Thisday, Sun Newspapers’ bombings arrested by JTF

Mastermind of Thisday, Sun Newspapers’ bombings arrested by JTF

BARELY 24 hours when a top suspected Boko Haram terrorist was arrested in Abuja at a former National Assembly Lawmaker, the Joint Task Force, JTF, “Operation Restore Order,” said, Sunday, it has also arrested one Mohammed Zangina, a high profile Boko Haram Commander and Shura Committee member who reportedly co-ordinated the bombings of Thisday and […]

Another Boko Haram Leader Arrested in Ex-rep’s House

Another Boko Haram Leader Arrested in Ex-rep’s House

The State Security Service (SSS) has arrested a Boko Haram member, Hassan Pagi Bukar, at the residence of a former member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Tijani Umara Kumalia. Bukar is suspected of visiting Abuja to wreak some havoc. The ex-lawmaker was interrogated by the SSS on Friday. He denied having any link with […]

We do not need lecture over Boko Haram Issue, Jonathan hits Obasanjo

For the second time in 24 hours, the Presidency yesterday again hit ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo over his comments on President Goodluck Jonathan’s handling of Boko Haram menace. But the former President has banned his aides and associates from replying the President. Obasanjo decided to take direct charge of whatever he would say on the state […]

SSS Says Senator Ndume Was In Contact With Boko Haram 73 Times In One Month … I Wanted To Restore Peace, He Says

SSS Says Senator Ndume Was In Contact With Boko Haram 73 Times In One Month … I Wanted To Restore Peace, He Says

Investigators yesterday told the federal court that Senator Ali Ndume, who was arrested late 2011 for allegedly having links with the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram, contacted the sect’s spokesman 73 times in a month. Security operatives say Ndume, who is from Borno State, was constantly in touch with an alleged spokesperson of the group, […]

Presidency offended by Buhari stand on Boko Haram

Presidency offended by Buhari stand on Boko Haram

The Presidency seems rattled by former Head of State Gen. Muhammadu Buhari’s stance on the Boko Haram sect. Gen. Buhari, who has rejected the sect’s nomination to moderate its proposed talks with the Federal Government, says he does not know any member of the group, which has killed many innocent Nigerians, including women and children. […]

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