A large number of the Boko Haram terrorists were killed on Sunday in an ambush along the Ngurosoye-Bama road, Borno State, the Nigerian Army has said.This is as the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said that suspected Boko Haram elements converging on some buildings located at the northern fringes of Borno State were killed during targeted air operations on September 7.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared that the upcoming November 18 governorship election in Anambra State will be one of the best ever. INEC made the declaration while dismissing threats by a pro-Biafra group calling for the boycott of the poll.
Pep Guardiola’s rampant Manchester City will be keen to keep the momentum going as they open the hunt for Champions League glory against a diminished Feyenoord in Rotterdam on Wednesday.
4Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, has added his voice to the current debate over restructuring of the country.According to him, Nigeria was over-centralised and the present contraction did not allow the expression of the true will of people.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Rivers State chapter has accused Governor Nyesom Wike of wicked neglect of the educational sector in the state. According to the opposition Party in Rivers, the governor runs an insensitive government that has declared itself an enemy to the youths.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, South-South league, has said former President Goodluck Jonathan would not contest the 2019 presidential election.The group said this while dismissing claims that Jonathan wanted to hijack the party structure in Bayelsa state for his presidential ambition in 2019.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the procurement of 17 locomotives for the Kaduna-Abuja rail line to accommodate the surging passengers.The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, made this known on Monday while speaking with newsmen after the monthly project steering committee meeting on the $1.5bn Lagos-Ibadan rail project.
President Muhammadu Buhari has joked that he was already considering what country “to run to”, but for the improved rainy seasons in the last two years.
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi kanu has accused the Nigerian Army of attempting to kill him over his determination to actualize Biafra.He said this while speaking to press men, following the rumoured attack the Nigerian Army carried out on his group in his home in Abia.
Dino Melaye, senator of representing Kogi west, has said he will survive the attempt to recall him from the red chamber.Melaye said this on Monday in reaction to the ruling of the federal high court, Abuja which ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to continue his recall process.