AHMED MARI with agency report
Over 50 Boko Haram terrorists were on Monday night killed by the military when the terrorists attempted to invade Konduga town, the headquarters of Konduga Local Government Area of Borno state.
A military source who pleaded anonymity, told Daily Champion that the insurgents came at about 8:30pm on Monday to attack the town and the gun duel lasted for more than three hours.
Meanwhile, a 24-hour curfew has been imposed on Damaturu, the Yobe State capital, following Monday’s attacks on the town by insurgents.
ADEKUNLE ADESUJI, Abuja
Moves to impeach President Goodluck Jonathan in the Senate gathered momentum yesterday as the arrow head of the plot Senator Alkali Jajere confirmed that 70 senators have signed the list
But, Senator Ayogu Eze in his reaction said there was nothing like that in the Senate adding that the said list does not exist.
One person was shot and wounded in the primaries held yesterday by the Lagos State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) at Apena in the Ebute-Metta, Lagos Mainland Constituency I, where the battle to pick who becomes the party’s candidate in the state House of Assembly poll for 2015 has pitched an incumbent, Bashiru Oloto against Oladele Adekanye.
Adekanye, who is the immediate past chairman of Mainland Local Government Area defeated the incumbent member, Oloto.
We will maintain lead in insurance reportage …Champion GMD
Tuesday, December 2, a galaxy of insurance industry technocrats and other professionals from the bureaucracy and other sectors of the economy will gather to celebrate the 15th edition of Champion Insurance Day/Luncheon holding at Sheraton Lagos Hotel and Towers, Ikeja.
.Speaker petitions Chief Judge, alleges bias
ANDREW OROLUA, Abuja
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has asked the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja for an order restraining Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal from continuing to perform the functions of Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Coordinator of the Anyiam-Osigwe Group, Michael Anyiam- Osigwe, is dead.
He died on Sunday evening after he was shot by suspected armed robbers who overpowered his security details on the Okada-Benin expressway in Edo State.
AHMED MARI, Maiduguri, with agency report
Scores of people including members of the Boko Haram were killed yesterday when members of the Islamic sect launched separate attacks on Damaturu and Maiduguri, the Yobe and Borno States’ capitals, respectively.
A military source in Damaturu, who pleaded anonymity, said scores of insurgents flooded the town from Gujba, which has been a stronghold of the sect.
Nigeria’s revenue projection for 2015 took a dramatic turn for the worse yesterday when the price of barrel of crude fell to 69 dollars as against 73 dollars contained in the Federal Government proposed budget for next year.
Crude oil price plunged to a seven-year low as trading opened yesterday, five days after the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, resolved at the end of its meeting in Vienna, Austria to keep its December 2011 production quotas.
A former Head of State and Presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Major General MuhammaduBuhari says the high quality of projects embarked upon by Governor Adams Oshiomhole in Edo State is a testimony to how the All Progressives Congress government at the Federal level will turn the fortunes of the country around when voted into power in 2015.
A former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Amb. OlugbengaAshiru, on Saturday died in a South African hospital after a long battle with a terminal disease said to be brain tumour. He was 66 years old.