Jonathan Seeks to Extend Emergency Rule in Borno, Adamawa, Yobe

President Goodluck Jonathan •APC wants compensation for Boko Haram victims By Reuben Buhari and Onyebuchi Ezigbo   agency reports The Senate will today debate on whether to grant President Goodluck Jonathan’s request for a six-month extension on the state of emergency currently in place in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States. The president’s …

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Jonathan Extends Emergency Rule in Adamawa,Borno,Yobe States

Abuja — PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan has extended the on-going state of emergency in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states by additional six months period. Jonathan, in a letter dated November 5, 2013, to the Senate President, David Mark, seeking approval for the extension, explained that he took the decision because “some …

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Katsina Lawmakers Clash At The Lower Chambers

There was a mild drama that played out in the House of Representatives on Wednesday as two sets of lawmakers from Katsina state tackled each other over who should be the legitimate lawmaker in the House. About eight lawmakers from Katsina state who were on Friday declared as duly elected …

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Boko Haram Kills 40, Burns 300 Houses in Borno

Photo: Vanguard Maiduguri — Local authorities yesterday said 40 people were killed and 12 others were injured while over 300 houses were set ablaze in two attacks on Thursday and Saturday last week in two villages in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State. Reports on the attacks were got …

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Boko Haram Kills Groom, 30 Others in Wedding Convoy in Borno!

Not less than 30 people including the groom were killed when gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram terrorist organization attacked a wedding convoy on the Bama-Banki Road in Borno State. Survivors disclosed on Sunday that the groom and well wishers were ambushed on Saturday on their way …

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