Militants Blamed After Dozens Killed at Nigerian College

The attackers drove into the campus of the Yobe State College of Agriculture, in a rural area just south of Damaturu, the state capital, survivors said. A student, Musa Aliyu, 21, said on Sunday that the attackers had entered the college’s dormitories as students slept, and then opened fire randomly …

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Akwa Ibom, Rivers, Delta are Highest Contributors to SWF

Vice-President Namadi Sambo  Obinna Chima A review of the $1 billion seed capital contributed by the three tiers of government to the Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) has shown that Akwa Ibom, Rivers and Delta States made the highest contributions among the 36 states of the federation. Vice-President Namadi Sambo, last …

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National Confab, Way Forward – Eminent Nigerians

Abuja — President Goodluck Jonathan, bowed to pressure, yesterday, from a section of Nigerians that have persistently agitated for a national conference as the way forward for the country. He announced the setting up of an Advisory Committee to establish modalities for a national conference aimed at resolving issues that …

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More outrage as Yobe death toll hits 65

• Gunmen kill police officer, eight residents in Borno TWENTY-ONE more bodies of the students who either fled the Boko Haram attack on the College of Agriculture, Gujba, Yobe State, or were abducted by the insurgents were recovered yesterday by policemen and soldiers, bringing the death toll in Sunday’s incident …

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Yobe Attack: How We Escaped Through The Window – Survivors

Some of the survivors of last Saturday’s midnight attack on the students of the College of Agriculture, Gujba, Yobe State, which about 70 students were killed, have narrated how they escaped death by the whiskers, jumping through the window when the gunmen stormed the hostel. The survivors, who are now …

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Adamawa State Assembly Passes Vote of Confidence on Speaker,Governor

The Adamawa State House of Assembly has passed a vote of confidence on the Speaker, Alhaji Ahmadu Fintiri, and Gov. Murtala Nyako for purposeful leadership. Deputy Majority Leader, Mr Adamu Kamale raised the motion for the vote of confidence and was seconded by Alhaji Abdulsalam Jugga. Kamale praised the cordial …

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Fighter Jets Deployed To Yobe To Fight Insurgency

Fighter jets have been deployed in Yobe State as part of the crackdown on Boko Haram insurgents who killed 41 students at the College of Agriculture in Gujba. The Federal Government has also ordered the military, the police and other security agencies to protect all schools in the state. There …

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