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Dokubo Asari: Boko Haram, Goodluck Jonathan and Me

Mujahid Asari Dokubo, the boisterous leader of Niger Delta Volunteer Force, has declared that he is not linked with the Boko Haram sect, even as he admitted meeting the sect’s deceased leader, Mohammed Yusuf, at the group’s mosque in Maiduguri, capital of Borno State.

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Who Listens To OBJ, IBB?

Was it a co-incidence that, 24 hours after two former heads of state, Gen. Olusegun Obasanjo and Gen. Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida (IBB), raised the alarm over growing insecurity in the country, deadly terrorists attacked Vice-President Namadi Samob’s house in Zaria, killing two police guards; and bombed Sokoto where about 10 people were killed? Maybe. I […]

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Jos Church Attack: Military denies involvement

The military authorities yesterday said the church member killed by fellow worshippers in Jos a week ago was the same person thought to have facilitated entrance for a suicide bomber into the COCIN church premises.  Adams Joseph Ashaba was lynched allegedly because he was seen alighting from the suicide bomber’s car shortly before the […]

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Boko Haram: Nigeria repatriates 5,000 foreigners

Lagos – Nigeria has repatriated about 5 000 foreigners mainly from Niger and Chad over the past six months to curb a growing Islamist insurgency, the immigration services said on Monday. “We have repatriated some 5 000 foreigners, including those who have been refused entry into the country,” immigration services spokesperson Joachim Olumba told AFP. […]

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